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ShopClues to give Reliance Jio sim cards free with all 4G phones

E-commerce platform ShopClues on Friday announced its collaboration with Reliance Jio for its ‘Jio Welcome Offer’. Users can now purchase any 4G-enabled, Jio eligible smartphone via ShopClues and get a free Jio SIM card from any Reliance Digital, Digtal Xpress, Digtal Xpress Mini store. With Jio connection, users can enjoy unlimited access to HD voice calls (on Jio eligible VOLTE phones), messaging, video calls, high-speed data as well as access to…

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Apple iPhone 7 enters 30 more countries today

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be launched in India on October 7. New York, Sep 24:After a stupendous response from 28 countries in the first phase beginning from September 16, Apple’s iPhone 7 ans iPhone 7 Plus will now be available in additional 30 countries, starting from Saturday. Todaya’s launch includes the following countries: Andorra, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland,…

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Delhi High Court Allows WhatsApp To Share User Information With Facebook After September 25

The world’s most popular instant messaging service, WhatsApp has been given the clearance to implement its proposed privacy policy change. The Delhi High Court while allowing WhatsApp to do so, however told the company to delete all data and information of all users from its servers up until September 25 when its new privacy policy comes into effect. The court order came in a petition filed by Karmanya Singh Sareen…

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Facebook apologizes for overstating key ad metric

Facebook Inc on Friday apologized for an error in the way it measured a key metric of video viewership that significantly amplified users’ viewing times on its platform. The social media giant had said a few weeks ago that a metric for average user time on videos was artificially inflated as it only counted videos viewed for over three seconds. At the time, Facebook had said that the “discrepancy” did…

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Snapchat is now Snap, unveils Spectacles to record whatever you see

Snapchat is now Snap Inc, a company that plans to go beyond a multimedia messaging app, said ceo Evan Spiegel. Spiegel has also announced a new product named Spectacles, which it is essentially, but it can be likened to a fun, trendy upgrade of Google Glass. The Spectacles are sunglasses that also capture videos on the go. Snap Inc’s Spectacles are an easier way of doing what people were doing…

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After Uri Attack, BCCI Boss Anurag Thakur Says Cricket vs Pakistan Impossible

India and Pakistan have not played bilateral cricket since 2012-13. After the Uri attack, BCCI president Anurag Thakur says a series between the arch-rivals is next to impossible now Kozhikode: In the backdrop of the Uri terror attack, BCCI chief Anurag Thakur on Friday ruled out the possibility of reviving bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan in near future, saying even considering such a thought is not appropriate. Here to attend…

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Twitter Said to Be Considering Sale; Google, Salesforce Among Reported Suitors

Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signalling the start of what is likely to be a slow-rolling auction of the high-profile but money-losing social media company. A sale of Twitter has been the subject of on-again, off-again rumours for many months as the company grapples with stagnant user growth, soft advertising sales and losses…

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Samsung Galaxy Note Series Use Banned on Flights: DGCA

A high-end Samsung smartphone caught fire inside a Chennai-bound IndiGo aircraft on Friday, creating a scare among 175 passengers on-board but the plane made a safe landing. The incident, concerning Samsung Galaxy Note 2 device, prompted the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ask all airlines to ban the use of this series of smartphones inside planes, while the company officials have been summoned by the aviation regulator on…

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Salman offered to be a part of Sivaji biopic without knowing his part: Riteish

The Chhatrapati Sivaji Maharaj biopic to be made in Marathi will have Riteish playing the eponymous warrior. Mumbai: Salman Khan is known for his munificence, within the industry and outside of it. And Riteish Deshmukh happens to be one man who can vouch hard for it. Earlier this year, the 50-year-old superstar confirmed he will be a part of the biopic on Chhatrapati Sivaji Maharaj in Marathi, which will have…

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Former captains honoured at big Test

India’s 500th Test match was marked by a felicitation of former Indian captains. Kanpur: India’s 500th Test match was marked by a felicitation of former Indian captains before the commencement of the first in a series of three fixtures against New Zealand at the Green Park stadium, Kanpur. The former Indian captains that were felicitated include Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Sunil Gavaskar, M.S. Dhoni and Kapil Dev. On the occasion,…

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Huawei to Start Smartphone Manufacturing Under Make in India

Huawei today announced it will start to manufacture smartphones in India in collaboration with Sketch-to-Scale solutions provider, Flex, in October 2016. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister, Information & Technology, Law and Justice made the announcement at Huawei’s ‘Make in India’ inauguration ceremony in the Indian capital, New Delhi. Starting from the first week of October 2016, the Flex manufacturing plant in Chennai will manufacture one of the Honor…

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Government Made 139 Twitter Account Information Requests Within Six Months

Between January and June this year, the Indian government made 139 account information requests and requested for 42 accounts to be removed from the micro-blogging website, Twitter’s biannual transparency report revealed on Thursday. Twitter is, however, yet to remove any account requested by the Indian government or court order.  According to the report, the US government made 2,520 Twitter information requests — comprising 44 percent of the total requests received…

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