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Three Gold Mines, With Billions In Estimated Reserve, To Be Auctioned

The government is planning to auction at least three gold mines in 2016, a top government official said, opening up the sector to private firms for the first time ever in a bid to slash imports of the metal that cost the government $36 billion (nearly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore) last year. Economically crippling shipments of up to 1,000 tonnes ... Read More »

This Billionaire Finds Auto Expo to be ‘Too Expensive to Participate’

New Delhi: At a time when the automobile industry is gearing up for the Delhi Auto Expo, Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj on Monday said it is too expensive to participate in the biennial show and wasteful to create expensive concepts. The company, which unveiled its new bike V on Monday, is skipping this year’s Auto Expo citing high costs. ... Read More »

PlayStation VR Release Date Will Be In Late 2016: GameStop CEO

Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays from Facebook’s Oculus, HTC, and Sony expected to hit retail shelves the world over this year. The Oculus Rift will ship on March 28 to eager customers who have pre-ordered while the HTC Vive will start taking pre-orders from February 29 with an April 2016 release window. Sony has been tightlipped on its launch plans ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe X3 to Be Available With Limited Stocks on Wednesday

Lenovo has announced that the Vibe X3 smartphone will be available to buy on Wednesday starting 2pm IST. The company in a press statement confirmed that the Lenovo Vibe X3 will be available with limited stocks and will be available online exclusively via Amazon India. To recall, Lenovo unveiled the Vibe X3 last month in India priced at Rs. 19,999. ... Read More »

TSMC Will Be Sole Supplier of Processors for Next iPhone Models: Report

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd will be the exclusive supplier of mobile processors for Apple Inc’s next iPhones, South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on Thursday citing unnamed industry sources. TSMC beat rival chipmaker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to make the processors using 10-nanometre manufacturing technology, the report said. Samsung and TSMC both supply the processors for the iPhone 6s and ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note to Be Available Without Registrations From Monday

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note has been available under flash sale model since last month. On Wednesday however, Lenovo India announced that the Vibe K4 Note will be available without any registrations starting Monday. Lenovo India in a press statement confirmed the plans and added that the Vibe K4 Note received over 1.1 million registrations on Amazon India. The company also ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Seen to Be Maturing With Falling Demand: Survey

Country’s smartphone market is showing signs of maturity as lesser number of consumers are planning to buy new devices in the next one year, says a survey. “Smartphone market has reached maturity…the percentage of consumers planning to purchase a smartphone in the next 12 months has dropped from a peak of 80 percent in 2014 to 68 percent,” the survey ... Read More »

Internet Shouldn’t Be the Monopoly of a Few, Says Communications Minister

Lauding the telecom watchdog’s decision on discriminatory pricing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said Internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it should not become the monopoly of a few. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in a much-awaited regulatory order on Monday had said that no service provider would be allowed ... Read More »