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No health hazards from mobile tower radiation Govt

Dismissing concerns over radiation remitted from mobile towers, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said studies so far have not revealed any health hazards. Claiming that prescribed limits for radiation emissions in India are more stringent than global norms, the Minister said the Supreme Court order in this regard is only interim and not final. The Minister was reacting to ... Read More »

Corporations ‘not prepared’ for mobile breach

‘Security professionals identified the risk of mobile devices, but focus and resources assignment seem to be waiting for actual catastrophes to validate the need to properly prepare their defences. It’s unfortunate that so many companies have not learned from the past and are doomed to repeat wasted costs and the customer outrage of being breached’ Nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications Tipped Again by Geekbench Listing, Scores Higher Than Galaxy S8

After being spotted in a live image, the forthcoming Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship has now been spotted in Geekbench benchmark results. These results are often testimony to how powerful the phone is, and the alleged single-core and multi-core results on the Geekbench site points that the Mi 6 is likely to be a very powerful device. According to Geekbench, the ... Read More »

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

When you walk through the gates of Augusta National, it really is a throwback to a different era. Welcome to one of the few remaining places on the planet where cellphones are strictly prohibited. And, rest assured, the folks in the green jackets are serious about everyone going dark. More than a decade ago, Scott Feight got one of those ... Read More »

China Mobile Ltd. Wants More Broadband Customers

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. What happened with China Mobile this quarter? The world’s largest mobile phone network (about triple the size of the two largest American carriers combined) saw profits sliding in the face of higher total sales. The value of U.S. dollars against the Chinese yuan also increased 7% year over year, limiting China Mobile’s dollar-value revenue growth while ... Read More »

McDonald’s, late to mobile ordering, seeks to avoid pitfalls

McDonald’s self-service kiosks are seen in a prototype restaurant housed in a warehouse in Chicago’s West Loop area, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Lisa Baertlein McDonald’s Corp this month will begin testing its long-awaited U.S. mobile ordering app with the goal of avoiding the kinds of service hiccups that have haunted digital debuts by companies such as Starbucks ... Read More »

LeEco Confirms Layoffs and Departure of Top Executives, Says It Isn’t Exiting India

HIGHLIGHTS LeEco confirms it’s not exiting India It is launching a next-gen TV in the market soon Premium smartphone models will also launch this year In a recent development, LeEco was reported to have laid off 85 percent of its staff and that it may quit its operations in India. However, the company tells Gadgets 360 that it has no ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Huawei Honor 8 units in India

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to Honor 8 units in India. Arriving as version FRD-L02C675B310, the update brings along Android Nougat (version 7.0) and EMUI version 5.0. The update was being beta tested until now, but now the beta phase has come to an end. “Honor 8 with Nougat and Emui 5.0 is open to users in ... Read More »

New rumor suggests both FullHD and QHD display options for the Xiaomi Mi 6

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has been frequenting the rumor mill for quite a few months now. Frankly, the immense fan interest has made it exceedingly hard to sort through all the alleged info on the device. Thus, you should take this new scoop, courtesy of a source on Weibo with the usual pinch of salt. The poster claims that the ... Read More »

NuAns is back with Neo Reloaded, but it’s Android-powered

Back in 2015, Japanese company NuAns showed off its Windows 10-powered Neo smartphone for the first time. It’s selling point was the TWOTONE interchangeable covers for its back. The phone debuted at CES 2016, post which the company announced its plans for the device’s global launch through a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign, however, failed. Then earlier this month, it came ... Read More »