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Tech startups write letter to PM Modi asking him to save net neutrality
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Tech startups write letter to PM Modi asking him to save net neutrality

Now, the team at savetheinternet.in, with its several members from startups, have drafted an open letter to PM Narendra Modi.

Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones
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Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

Suspected Chinese hacker group targets Southeast Asia, India: Report
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Suspected Chinese hacker group targets Southeast Asia, India: Report

Hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India uninterrupted for a decade, researchers at internet security company FireEye Inc said.

Unbelievable! Control your smartphone by stroking your hair
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Unbelievable! Control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A new technology invented in Brazil allows people to control their smartphones by activating sensors hidden in their hair.

Is Google working on a new 'Spoiler Blocker' to avoid reading spoilers online?
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Is Google working on a new 'Spoiler Blocker' to avoid reading spoilers online?

There is finally some good news for all those viewers who are sick and tired of spoilers of their favorite TV shows which take over social media.

IBM forges mobile app partnership with China Telecom
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IBM forges mobile app partnership with China Telecom

International Business Machines (IBM) has struck a deal with China Telecom Corp Ltd to offer and manage corporate-grade mobile apps, the latest in a string of tie-ups with Chinese firms.

Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' closer to reality
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Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' closer to reality

Scientists are developing a new technology that could transform any smartphone into a Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' capable of identifying the chemical components of objects from a distance.

Jack Ma meets PM Narendra Modi; discusses how Alibaba can help small businesses in India
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Jack Ma meets PM Narendra Modi; discusses how Alibaba can help small businesses in India

Looking to expand its presence in India, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Chairman Jack Ma on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as he came on a visit to India for the second time in just about four months.

Apple Watch to spark wearable tech growth, says IDC
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Apple Watch to spark wearable tech growth, says IDC

Wearable technology devices are seeing a growth surge that is likely to continue over the next few years, helped by the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch, a market tracker said.

New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
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New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism

The disaster took place, coincidentally, the same day as the launch of Twitter's new livestream app Periscope, which became a window for the breaking news event.

Smartphone bill alerts can leave you distressed
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Smartphone bill alerts can leave you distressed

Bill alerts from mobile phone companies in your email or via SMS are meant to inform you when you are about to exceed their plan limit and make the things better. But just the opposite may be happening, find researchers.

Flexible and bezel-less: Smartphone makers prep next-gen displays
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Flexible and bezel-less: Smartphone makers prep next-gen displays

After emphasizing display size and definition in the past, smartphone manufacturers are thinking out of the box to appeal to consumers, aided by the latest display technology developments. According to the latest rumors, Oppo will soon launch a unique "bezel-less" smartphone, while Samsung has plans to unveil entirely flexible devices by 2016.

Man tries using a 56K modem in 2015, calls it hell on Earth
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Man tries using a 56K modem in 2015, calls it hell on Earth

At first when the Internet was introduced to the world, there were very few souls who had access to it. It was a simpler time. People relied on TV and newspapers to know about what was happening in the world.

First Look: Moto E is an excellent affordable smartphone, but the front camera disappoints
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First Look: Moto E is an excellent affordable smartphone, but the front camera disappoints

Motorola has officially launched its new budget smartphone, the second-generation Moto E in India for a price of Rs 6999. Here's our first impression of the Moto E.

ResearchKit: 5 things to know about Apple's new medical apps
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ResearchKit: 5 things to know about Apple's new medical apps

The tools, called ResearchKit, promise to help researchers study asthma, Parkinson's and other diseases by recruiting test subjects through iPhone apps.

Apple Watch: How does this smartwatch stack up against its rivals?
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Apple Watch: How does this smartwatch stack up against its rivals?

Apple made a strong case for how you can use its upcoming Apple Watch, and the device stacks up well against the competition.

First Look: New 12-inch MacBook shows that Apple is not giving up on the laptop
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First Look: New 12-inch MacBook shows that Apple is not giving up on the laptop

The new MacBook isn't going to be for everyone. Some people will find the screen too small, and others will still need those ports and SD card slot. But it does show that Apple isn't giving up on the Mac.

MWC 2015: Sundar Pichai announces new mobile payment system 'Android Pay'
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MWC 2015: Sundar Pichai announces new mobile payment system 'Android Pay'

Google exec Sundar Pichai announced that the company was working on its own mobile payments system like Apple Pay and it will be called Android Pay.

Samsung to HTC: At MWC, everyone wants to challenge Apple's iPhone 6
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Samsung to HTC: At MWC, everyone wants to challenge Apple's iPhone 6

Samsung, fellow South Korean firm LG and hip Chinese maker HTC timed their smartphone launches to grab the attention on the eve of the Mobile World Congress.

Intex launches Aqua Speed on eBay for Rs 7444, will get Android Lollipop upgrade
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Intex launches Aqua Speed on eBay for Rs 7444, will get Android Lollipop upgrade

Intex Technologies has launched a new budget smartphone, the Aqua Speed which is priced at Rs 7444 and will be available only on eBay India.