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  • Reliance Jio internet plans to cost Rs 300-500 a month

      MUMBAI: Reliance Industries (RIL) will start commercial operations of its much-awaited telecom services in December, offering a 4G smartphone for as low as Rs 4,000 and a monthly bill of Rs 300-500, its chairman Mukesh Ambani said. Reliance Jio Infocomm, the firm’s telecom arm, is testing network with a ‘beta launch’ due over the

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  • Uber plans $1 billion China investment: Report

    BEIJING: Taxi hailing app Uber plans to invest seven billion yuan ($ 1.1 billion) in China, media reported on Friday. The Financial Times reported that it obtained the message sent to Uber investors this week by its CEO Travis Kalanick. The FT posted a copy of the email file in a hyperlink within the article.

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  • Wipro to implement help-desk management solution for Nexenta

    BENGALURU: Wipro has announced that it will implement a next generation customer help-desk management solution for Nexenta, a global firm in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS). Wipro said it will also implement a Service Bot Workbench for Nexenta’s internal Technical Team. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI) platform – Wipro HOLMES, the solution will automate the

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  • Twitter to forgo 140-character restriction for direct messages

    NEW YORK: In a piece of good news for Twitteratti, Twitter has decided to increase the word limit for direct messages (DMs) to 10,000 characters from the present 140. Twitter’s product designer Sachin Agarwal informed developers of the news ahead of the change, which will be rolled out to users in July, Venturebeat.com reported. No official

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  • Asus still considering acquiring HTC: Chairman

    TAIPEI: Taiwan’s Asustek Computer said on Friday it has not ruled out the possibility of acquiring struggling smartphone maker HTC Corp. Chairman Johnny Shih of Asustek, one of the world’s biggest makers of laptop personal computers and smartphones, made the comment in response to questions raised at its annual general meeting, chief financial officer David

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  • Which phone to buy? Google’s new tool can help

      NEW DELHI: With so many Android phones hitting the market everyday, it can be a little daunting to sift through the clutter in order to get your hands on the best smartphone for you. But worry not, Google is here to help. The American tech giant has quietly launched a new tool aimed at

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  • Here’s proof of iPhone 6S’s major camera upgrade

    For months, rumours and reports have suggested that the camera will be one of the biggest changes we see in the next iPhone. Now, we have more evidence that this may indeed be the case. Developer Hazma Sood, who has posted accurate information about iOS updates in the past, just made an interesting observation regarding

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