Facebook says Bezos hack highlights smartphone vulnerabilities
It’s not the first time WhatsApp’s been drawn into a hacking controversy. WhatsApp in November sued Israeli spyware maker NSO Group, accusing it of infecting phones of some users through the messaging app.The lawsuit said that NSO Group used a vulnerability in WhatsApp, since patched, to secretly deliver its surveillance software to users.
Vivo's sub brand, iQOO set to enter India with 5G smartphone
iQOO is a sub-brand of Vivo in China but will operate in India as a separate ent...
Watch out for smartphone multipliers
The estimated sales of the smartphone ecosystem are fast rivaling the devices themselves. Deloitte Insights predicts that in the coming days, the smartphone economy will be driven by the smartphone multiplier. Here’s a snapshot.
Qualcomm expects mobile prices to dip further
Vagadia said that despite the stress on the Indian telecom sector, the handset market has grown last year in India and is slated to grow just below 10% in calendar 2020 too. “Economies of scale are helping brands that are driving volumes, which is helping the market,” he said.
ISRO helps chipmaker Qualcomm for enabling Indian GPS, NavIC, in smartphones
The space agency said in a statement that these chipsets are being released by Qualcomm and this would help accelerate the adoption of NavIC by smartphone original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
New low-cost iPhone to enter mass production in February
The Cupertino, California-based company is expected to officially unveil the new phone as early as March.
Samsung brings Galaxy Note10 Lite to India at Rs 38,999
The smartphone comes with the Bluetooth-enabled S Pen.
Airtel offers Rs 179 Prepaid plan with life insurance of Rs 2 lakh
"Priced at... Rs 179, Airtel's new prepaid bundle offers unlimited calling to any network, 2 GB data, 300 SMS along with a term life cover of Rs 2 lakh from Bharti AXA Life Insurance," the company said in a statement.
Samsung Galaxy S20 likely to have 6.7-inch screen, sport a microSD card slot
Galaxy S20, which will be unveiled on February 11, 2020, is expected to have a top-end variant, the S20 Ultra.
6 game-changing smartphones of 2019
The year 2019 saw the launch of many smartphones. However, there were some of these which were game-changers and paved the way for the next generation of smartphones. ET Wealth rounds up the top six among these.
Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent in brand India
"What started as a sub-brand in POCO has grown into its own identity in a short span of time. We feel the time is right to let POCO operate on its own now. We will spin it off as an independent brand," Manu Jain, Xiaomi Vice President and Xiaomi India Managing Director, said.
Xiaomi plans premium push in India through Mi
Under the new strategy, Xiaomi, which has so far focussed mainly on the affordable segment to become India’s top smartphone brand, will launch a number of premium phones under the Mi brand. Besides, it will expand the smart TV range with big-screen premium products. The company may also look at launching its concept phone, Mi Max Alpha, in India and elsewhere.
Spot UTI in minutes with help from your smartphone camera
The simplicity of the test could deliver a new way to quickly identify treatments for patients.
India needs to move aggressively in areas of cybersecurity, cyber hygiene: IT Secretary
"We have an estimated USD 1.9 billion (about Rs 13,500 crore) in cybersecurity service business, and USD 450 million (about Rs 3,200 crore) of cybersecurity products business from India. There is also presence of multinational and Indian entities which engage in R&D in cybersecurity," IT Secretary Ajay Prakash Sawhney said.
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