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Samsung picks outside director as new board chair

Seoul |Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

Samsung Electronics Co. announced on Friday it has named an outside director as the new chief of its board of directors. The South Korean tech titan said outside director Bahk Jae-wan will take over a

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Google removes 600 'disruptive' apps from Play Store

San Francisco |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

Google has removed nearly 600 "disruptive" Android apps from its Play Store, along with banning their developers who tricked users to click on ads.

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Facebook, Twitter divided over Bloomberg's video removal

New York |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

A video posted by Michael Bloomberg, the aspirant for the Democratic Party's nomination for President, has left Facebook and Twitter divided on whether it violates their policies.

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Uber's driver welfare programme benefitted 90,000 in 1 year

Gurugram |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Global ride hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced over 90,000 drivers have benefitted from its driver welfare programme -- Uber Care -- in one year.

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China captures 46% of global 5G sales in 2019, disruption ahead

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Driven by Huawei, China remained the largest contributor to the global 5G market, capturing 46 per cent of the total 5G devices sell-through in 2019, a new report said on Thursday.

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PreLoved Device acquires refurbished marketplace Overcart

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

PreLoved Device on Thursday announced that it has acquired Overcart, India's first marketplace for refurbished products.

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Google Pixel 5 may support reverse wireless charging

San Francisco |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

Almost a week after a purported Pixel 5 XL image had leaked with a unique-looking design language, the smartphone is likely to come with support for reverse charging.

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Realme PaySa, ICICI Lombard enter strategic association

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Realme's digital payment platform PaySa on Thursday announced its strategic relationship with ICICI Lombard to enroll Realme phone users under the all risk insurance policy.

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Swiggy raises $113mn from existing investors

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST

Food delivery platform Swiggy on Wednesday said that it has raised $113 million as part of its Series I funding round.

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Larry Tesler, creator of cut-copy-paste, dies at 74 (Lead)

San Francisco |Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Larry Tesler, a computer scientist and user interface (UI) guru who is most well-known for creating the seminal computer concepts cut, copy and paste, has passed away. He was 74.

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India at 128th in global mobile broadband ranking: Ookla

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

India has been ranked 128th for mobile broadband and 66th for fixed broadband while mean download speeds on fixed broadband has slipped to 38.84 in January 2020 with minuscule improvement in mobile br

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Pre-book Samsung Z Flip in India at Rs 1.10 lakh from Feb 21

Gurugram |Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Samsung on Thursday announced the pre-booking for its new foldable smartphone Galaxy Z Flip in India from February 21 that will be available for those who pre-book the device at Rs 1,09,999 from Febru

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