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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 India Sales Top 2.3 Million Units, Says Company

  Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 has achieved yet another milestone as the company claims that the smartphone has become the bestselling online phone in India. According to a tweet by the company, 2.3 million units of the smartphone have been sold to date. To recall, the Redmi Note 3 was launched back in March in India. The Chinese company claims ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 India Sales Top 2.3 Million Units, Says Company

  Security research company last week announced it had discovered a flaw in Apple’s local password protected iTunes backups in iOS 10 that reportedly weakened password security. Apple has now acknowledged the flaw and has confirmed that it is working on a fix. An Apple spokesperson in a statement to Forbes said, “We’re aware of an issue that affects the ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Raise $605 Million From Shareholder Fairfax, Others

Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry said it would raise about $605 million (roughly Rs. 4,062 crores) by selling convertible debentures to shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings and other investors. The Canadian company will also redeem on September 2 roughly $1.25 billion (roughly Rs. 8,393 crores) worth of outstanding debentures carrying a coupon of 6 percent, it said on Friday. The new debt ... Read More »

Google Fined $6.8 Million by Russian Antitrust Regulator Over Android

Russia’s anti-trust authority on Thursday fined Google RUB 438 million ($6.8 million or roughly Rs. 45 crores) after finding it guilty of abusing its dominant market position by forcing smartphone makers to install its search engine on Androids. The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in September last year deemed Google in breach of a law on “protecting competition” after an investigation ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Crosses 100 Million Downloads in a Month on Google Play

The world is not the same as it was a month ago. If you don’t believe us, just look outside your window. You will see people roaming around, staring at trees and roads, and then back down at their smartphones. All thanks to one game – Pokemon Go – and its success continues to grow. The augmented reality game based ... Read More »

900 Million Android Devices Affected by Critical ‘QuadRooter’ Vulnerability: Report

A new Android flaw has been reported by security researchers that is claimed to affect roughly 900 million Android devices. Check Point mobile research team first reported the issue and claims that it affects all devices using Qualcomm chipsets. Dubbed ‘QuadRooter’, it is said to be a set of four vulnerabilities affecting Android devices built on Qualcomm chipsets. The research ... Read More »

Huawei Says It Shipped 60.5 Million Smartphones Globally in the First Half of 2016

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, said first-half global smartphone shipments jumped 25 percent, helped by rapid growth in traditionally high-end markets such as Europe. Shenzhen-based Huawei, which competes with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half. Huawei’s consumer business group, which includes its smartphone division, booked ... Read More »

Mobile Privacy Pioneer Silent Circle Raises $50 Million in Funding

Silent Circle, a Geneva-based pioneer in securing mobile communications, said on Friday it has raised $50 million in a Series C financing round led by Santander Bank as it looks to reinvent itself as an enterprise-focused business. The firm, which was founded by well-known cryptologists in 2011, said it plans to use the funds to expand development of software products ... Read More »

Incipio consents to buy Skullcandy for $177 Million

Incipio and Skullcandy announced on Friday the two corporations could be merging, with the California-primarily based customer generation firm first-rate recognized for its cellular add-ons agreeing to gather Utah-based headphone maker in a cash deal really worth more or less $177 million. speaking at the merger agreement, Andy Fathollahi, CEO and founding father of Incipio, said in a joint declaration, ... Read More »

Over 15.eight Million 4G gadgets Imported in First sector in India: CMR

Over 15.eight million 4G/LTE devices have been imported in the first region of 2016 in India, a record said on Friday. of those, ninety seven.9 percent had been smartphones followed with the aid of net information playing cards at 1.five percentage and the final zero.6 percentage had been tablet computers. This quantities to 63 percent of the mobile devices shipped ... Read More »