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In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out
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In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out

Child marriage survivors in Kerala's Malappuram district say they agreed for early marriages to get access to mobile phones and the freedom to go out of the house

Ten, including college students, arrested for playing PUBG mobile game in Rajkot despite ban
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Ten, including college students, arrested for playing PUBG mobile game in Rajkot despite ban

Ten people were arrested in Gujarat's Rajkot in the last two days for allegedly playing the PUBG game on their mobile phones despite the police banning it

Women are 28 percent less likely to own a mobile than men in South Asia: Report
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Women are 28 percent less likely to own a mobile than men in South Asia: Report

Study tells us that a mobile phone is a primary way to access the internet for 48 percent of women mobile users.

Scientists claim to have increased capacity of lithium-ion batteries by 15%
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Scientists claim to have increased capacity of lithium-ion batteries by 15%

Lithium-ion batteries are used on mobile phones, laptops and electric vehicles.

Tamil Nadu bans mobile phones for junior policemen, says social media ‘distracts’ cops on critical duty
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Tamil Nadu bans mobile phones for junior policemen, says social media ‘distracts’ cops on critical duty

A recent circular issued by the office of Director General of Police TK Rajendiran, particularly pointed out at the men in uniform using the mobiles to surf the social media

Lithuania bans phone use in streets, doomsday for mobile-addicted pedestrians
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Lithuania bans phone use in streets, doomsday for mobile-addicted pedestrians

Pedestrians in Lithuania cannot use mobiles before stepping onto the street, walking across it.

MediaTek says nearly one in three smartphones are powered by its chipsets
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MediaTek says nearly one in three smartphones are powered by its chipsets

MediaTek also is committed to deliver the latest technologies across a range of products.

Mobile handset production in India to be worth Rs 1.65 lakh cr in value terms by 2019: Industry body
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Mobile handset production in India to be worth Rs 1.65 lakh cr in value terms by 2019: Industry body

The India Cellular and Electronics Association report said the growth of mobile device manufacturing in the country has saved estimated outflow of approximately Rs 3 lakh crore in last 4 years.

Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha
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Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha

At 9,940, Odisha accounting for the highest number of villages without mobile phone connectivity

Digital India initiative: Tata projects bags Rs 3,000 cr Bharat Net project for Chhattisgarh
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Digital India initiative: Tata projects bags Rs 3,000 cr Bharat Net project for Chhattisgarh

Conceived under the Digital India initiative of the Centre, the project will link 85 Blocks and 5,987 Gram Panchayats across the 27 districts in the state by providing broadband and mobile phone connectivity, Tata Projects said

Haryana youth electrocuted while listening to music on mobile phone which was charging
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Haryana youth electrocuted while listening to music on mobile phone which was charging

A youth in Haryana has been electrocuted while he was listening to music using headphones while the mobile phone was being charged, police said on Wednesday.

Vivo Y75s and Y83 get TENAA certifications revealing budget specifications with taller, FullView displays
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Vivo Y75s and Y83 get TENAA certifications revealing budget specifications with taller, FullView displays

While the Vivo Y75s is a refreshed version of the Y75, the Y83 is a brand new device that even packs in a FullView display with a notch.

Schoolchildren stab 25-year-old to death in Delhi bus over altercation about stolen mobile phone
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Schoolchildren stab 25-year-old to death in Delhi bus over altercation about stolen mobile phone

A 25-year-old man was killed by a group of four or five school students in a moving bus in New Delhi over a row over a stolen mobile phone, police said.

Malaysia launches a probe to investigate an alleged attempt to sell data of more than 46 million mobile subscribers
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Malaysia launches a probe to investigate an alleged attempt to sell data of more than 46 million mobile subscribers

Customers of Malaysia’s biggest mobile service providers, including Maxis, Axiata Group’s Celcom and DiGi, among others, were affected.

Researchers have developed a mobile phone-mounted paper microscope that can detect malarial parasites
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Researchers have developed a mobile phone-mounted paper microscope that can detect malarial parasites

A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood in 10 seconds.

Diwali 2017: Here are the top five mobile phones with massive batteries that you should be looking at
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Diwali 2017: Here are the top five mobile phones with massive batteries that you should be looking at

While there are a number of devices in the market that provide 5,000 mAh batteries, there are very few devices available in India that offer more.

Tampering with mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3-year jail term, says govt
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Tampering with mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3-year jail term, says govt

When a mobile phone is lost, people are required to mention the IMEI number of the handset for tracking.

Even if Chinese smartphone makers are stealing user data, the govt's legal options are limited
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Even if Chinese smartphone makers are stealing user data, the govt's legal options are limited

The privacy and cybersecurity norms applicable in India impose penalties under limited circumstances. These standards are lower than international ones.

Mobile makers feel that the Jio will create only a short term hiccup
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Mobile makers feel that the Jio will create only a short term hiccup

The bundled Rs 1500 refundable feature phone offer by Jio will create only a 'short term' hiccup when launched, feel at least two mobile handset makers.

Two teenage girls swept away in Punjab canal while clicking selfies, divers engaged to recover victims
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Two teenage girls swept away in Punjab canal while clicking selfies, divers engaged to recover victims

A stroll along a canal in Punjab turned into tragedy for two teenage girls as they were swept away in the water while trying to retrieve a phone they were clicking selfies with.