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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Reportedly in the Works

Samsung is supposedly working on a ‘Pro’ version of its recently launched high-end smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A9. The handset tipped as the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro carries the model number SM-A9100, while the Galaxy A9 carries the model number SM-A9000. The firmware for the device is under development for now, reported Sammobile. There is no information as to what ... Read More »

Apple Making ‘Move to Android’ App for iPhone Users: Report

Apple is said to be working on a tool that will allow iPhone users to more easily switch to Android. As per a media report, the change of heart comes as European carriers continue to put pressure on the Cupertino-based company. Apple has agreed to develop a tool that will allow users from the iOS camp to migrate to Google’s ... Read More »

Netflix for Android TV Gets Smart Lock; Lets Users Skip Passwords to Sign In

We already know that Netflix Android app supported Google’s Smart Lock feature on smartphones and tablets. This let users directly sign in without facing the account login page. Now, support for the feature is said to have arrived on the Netflix Android TV app. For those unaware, Smart Lock feature unlocks the Android devices when they enter trusted locations marked ... Read More »

Karnataka Looks to Tame Cab Operators’ Surge Pricing

Karnataka transport department has framed guidelines on taming “exorbitant pricing” by cab aggregators, who allegedly demand over the top fares when the demand is high, Minister for Transport Ramalinga Reddy said on Friday. The draft copy of the guidelines is pending before the law department for approval, he told reporters in Bengaluru. “The transport department has framed guidelines on taming ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: ConfirmTkt, Qdesq, Freshmenu, PitStop, Myly

In a week that saw a fair number of acquisitions, notably CommonFloor’s acquisition by Quikr, Times Internet’s acquisition of micro-content app Viral Shots, and Paytm’s acquisition of Shifu, funding activity in the latter half of the week is centred around food tech, edu-tech, car service, and train ticket discovery apps. ConfirmTkt Bengaluru-based train ticket discovery engine Confirmtkt has raised $250,000 ... Read More »

App-Based Cabs Overcharging Passengers: Government to Delhi High Court

App-based taxi services like Ola and Uber are charging passengers much more than the rates prescribed under the law, Delhi High Court was informed Friday. The allegation by the city government and an association representing radio cab operators was made before Justice Manmohan, who directed the government to file an affidavit on whether the app-based taxi services were overcharging people. ... Read More »

Delhi Jal Board to Launch ‘M-Sewa’ App

Delhi Jal Board is all set to launch its ‘m-Sewa’ mobile application to enable people to generate their water bills and make online payments in a hassle free manner. “DJB is empowering its consumers through the m-Sewa app which they can use by uploading photographs of their water meters. The app will help in generating their bills and make online ... Read More »

Google Removes 13 Malicious Apps From Play Store

Google has removed 13 Android apps from the Google Play after it was notified by security researchers that these apps made unauthorised downloads to the Android devices. The apps attempt to get root privileges, and when given, copy several device files to the system partition, leaving them untouched even after a factory reset. The apps that have been removed include ... Read More »

Soon, Software for E-Connectivity of Agricultural Markets: Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh Thursday said the Centre will soon launch a new software to enable e-connectivity of agricultural markets in the country. Speaking at the foundation ceremony of Sri Konda Laxmani Telangana State Horticulture University at Mulugu village in Medak district in Telangana, he said the new software could break the virtual and connectivity barriers of agricultural ... Read More »

CES 2016 Sees New Tech That Puts Healthcare in the Palm of Your Hand

Managing your healthcare is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand — with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments. The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the debut of new applications for “virtual checkups” and ways to treat pain, manage stress and monitor conditions such as diabetes. French-based ... Read More »