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Western social media firms under fire as Iranians hint at dialogue over censorship

An woman checks her mobile phone as she walks past graffiti of a tree in central Tehran in this file photo from 31 December 2014 Getty Several social media companies in the West have been criticised for a perceived lack of transparency in alleged talks with the Iranian authorities on censoring content to the approval of the country’s strict religious authorities. Instagram, currently ... Read More »

Fire Emblem Heroes for iOS and Android Made $115 Million in 6 Months: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Fire Emblem Heroes sees most of its revenue generated from Japan US and Canada are also substantial markets Despite being featured globally, its downloads are relatively low Fire Emblem Heroes is Nintendo’s second game for iOS and Android after Super Mario Run. And while the strategy role-playing game series has been confined to Nintendo’s handhelds and home consoles, Fire Emblem’s smartphone debut has made $115 (around Rs. ... Read More »

Streaming-box app comparison: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Android TV

By Jared Newman | Follow TechHive | Nov 17, 2016 2:09 AM PT MORE LIKE THIS App comparison: Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV TV Everywhere apps aren’t just for cable subscribers Roku Express review: A nice gift for your frenemies VIDEO How to repair Windows 10’s Master Boot Record App selection should be one of the biggest ... Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated. AT A GLANCE Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016) TECHHIVE RATING $39.99 MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon The new Fire TV Stick combines good-enough performance with powerful voice controls and a smart user interface. COMMENTS Jared Newman | @onejarednewman TechHive Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM ... Read More »

At 14 times the safe limit, Gurgaon breathes fire

The city was blanketed in thick smog on a grey, brooding Wednesday that saw pollution levels reach nearly 14 times the safe standard. An overcast sky added to the general gloominess with visibility so poor that it completely engulfed the city’s impressive skyline and buildings as little as 200 metres away went beyond a cloak of haze. Concentration of PM ... Read More »

Smoke From Fire Crackers Can Damage Respiratory System, Say Doctors

NEW DELHI: With numerous cases of burns and irritation reported every year during Diwali, health experts on Wednesday cautioned people to avoid fire crackers as their smoke can cause damage to the respiratory tract, especially among children suffering from asthma. Health experts here said people having a healthy respiratory system can suffer from lung-related problems after getting exposed to the ... Read More »

Samsung to reveal reason behind replacement Galaxy Note7 fire incidents in coming weeks

Samsung may have canceled the Galaxy Note7, but the exact reason behind latest fire incidents involving the phablet isn’t yet known. The South Korean company has now issued a statement saying that it is currently investigating the reason behind the fire incidents involving replacement Galaxy Note7 units, and will share more information in weeks to come. Following is the complete ... Read More »

Amazon Fire Kids Edition: Best Kids Tablet under $100

Amazon’s Fire tablet comes in a kid’s edition, and it’s surprisingly well thought out. If you’re in the market for a kid-proof tablet that won’t break the bank, this is one to consider at just $99. What’s more, it’s discounted through February 13 so if you buy it now, you only pay $79.99. That’s a great deal if you consider ... Read More »

Microsoft recalls Surface Pro AC power adapters over fire, shock hazard

The potential for the power cords on some Microsoft Surface Pro tablets to cause fire and electric shock has led to a recall. The AC power cords being recalled were sold with the Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers before March 15, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on its Web site. The recall ... Read More »