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LAVA said is set to launch around 20 company-owned service centres across India by mid-2018. (Twitter/Hemant K)
LAVA launches India's first all-women operated service centre in Noida

It will be a one-stop destination, providing over-the-counter mobile hardware and software resolutions to customers, the company said in a statement.

20 Apr 2018

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Panasonic launches new smartphone with 'Big View' Display

The device has 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 2GB RAM, Android Nougat 7.0 and 16 GB ROM expandable up to 128GB.

20 Apr 2018

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Facebook not yet ready with digital payments on Messenger in India

Factor Daily had reported that Facebook has begun a beta version of recharge payments for mobile phone and other prepaid services on Messenger.

19 Apr 2018

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New system to spot fake Facebook, Twitter accounts

The method is based on the assumption that fake accounts tend to establish improbable links to other users in the networks.

18 Apr 2018

The news comes a day after Google announced that it has joined hands with CyArk. (File | Reuters)
Google testing landmark-based navigation to tell directions

It said that the feature has only been seen in the New York City and Google has not announced whether the update would be rolled out widely.

18 Apr 2018

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Facebook wearable device helps 'feel' words on your arm

Facebook researchers have created a wearable device that taught people to feel words on their arms, causing vibrations in patterns that match up with certain sounds.

18 Apr 2018

The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. (File photo | Reuters)
Google to take action if apps violate its policies

Responding to a study that found nearly 60 per cent of free Andorid apps used by children potentially violate a federal law, Google has said that it will take action.

18 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Millennials log out of ‘boring’ social media

College students quit social media, they say virtual world is fake and does not connect people, rather distances them.

18 Apr 2018

The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. (File photo | Reuters)
Google, CyArk to build VR models of world's endangered heritage sites

Google has joined hands with CyArk, a California-based 3D laser scanning non-profit, to build virtual reality representations of historical sites around the world that are at risk of destruction.

17 Apr 2018

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Focused cyber attacks per organisation double in one year: Report

According to a new study by Accenture, the average number of focused cyber attacks per organisation has more than doubled this year, compared to the previous 12 months.

17 Apr 2018

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Google develops AR-powered microscope for real-time cancer detection

The platform consists of a modified light microscope that enables real-time image analysis and presentation of the results directly into the field of view.

17 Apr 2018

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87 per cent of focused cyber attacks being prevented globally: Accenture

While focused cyberattacks per organisation have more than doubled this year, the businesses globally are able to detect and block nearly 87 per cent of those breaches, a new Accenture study said.

17 Apr 2018

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Study says over 3000 apps on Google Play 'improperly' tracking children

The study comes as more than 20 consumer advocacy groups claimed that YouTube is violating COPPA by deliberately profiting from the data collection of children.

17 Apr 2018

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OnePlus community get together for some LOL

The air at Bay 146, Savera was filled with tech joy on Saturday evening. Seventy five OnePlus users in the city met for a three-hour event to engage in an interactive session, providing an

17 Apr 2018

The Facebook logo is displayed on the company's website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux. (Photo | Reuters)
Facebook revamps 'Bookmarks' section to easily access settings

Last month, Facebook announced a redesign of the entire settings menu on mobile devices from top to bottom to bring in controls that are easier to find and use.

15 Apr 2018

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Gmail to roll out a 'confidential mode' soon

The new function will allow users to stop recipients from forwarding certain emails or restrict the ability to copy, download, or print them.

15 Apr 2018

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Chinese scientists find ductile semiconductor for flexible electronics

The newly-discovered semiconductor a-Ag2S is ductile like metal and easily changes shape instead of breaking under outer deformation, according to the research.

15 Apr 2018

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Here is how Facebook ads target you

Facebook made USD 40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when it comes to its share of the global digital advertising market.

14 Apr 2018

Life lessons learnt from a gaming console

Passion and dedication is the key towards success. Whatever you choose to do, you must do it wholeheartedly. Winning or losing is secondary, what matters is participation.

13 Apr 2018

Build your own dinosaur island

A manageable and down-to-earth version of Jurassic Park, this worker-placement game has everything from visitor-eating dinosaurs to DNA-harvesting scientists.

13 Apr 2018

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Four things to know about Telegram messenger

The popular messaging app Telegram has been blocked in Russia after refusing to give state security services access to private conversations. 

13 Apr 2018