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LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) LG Electronics, South Korea's No.2 mobile phone-maker, launched Tuesday its newest flagship smartphone 'Optimus G' to better compete with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices and Apple's iPhone ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nokia to close facilities, cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide


June 15th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ESPOO, FINLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Nokia, the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones, on Thursday said it will cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next year and close a number ... Read more...

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Sony unveils smart phones for upward mobile


May 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Sony Mobile Communications of Japanese electronics major Sony Corporation Thursday unveiled a range of smart phones for the upward mobile with unique features to access a plethora ... Read more...

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Sony to phase out feature phones by September


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Sony Mobile Communications (India), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese technology giant Sony, has decided to phase out feature phones (non-smart mobile phones) by the end of ... Read more...

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Framework for vocational education launched


February 7th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday launched a framework for vocational education to be implemented in polytechnics, engineering colleges and other colleges across the ... Read more...

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4G will happen in India with rest of world: Airtel


August 30th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday said that the fourth generation (4G) technology for mobile communications could be launched in India alongside other countries."Launch of 4G ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bharti Airtel in deal with IBM for IT solutions to African employees


July 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has signed a 10- year agreement with IBM to provide IT solutions to its employees across 16 African ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Windows 8 for PCs, tablets next year


May 24th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) Microsoft will ship Windows 8 for desktop computers and tablets next year and the updated Windows Phone 7 will have 500 new features.Microsoft CEO Steve ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BlackBerry to offer ’super phone’, as shares slip (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Shares of Research In Motion (RIM) sank as much as 12 percent during after-hour trading Thursday as the BlackBerry maker hinted at less-than-expected results in the ... Read more...

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BlackBerry now set offer ’super phone’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Shares of Research In Motion (RIM) sank as much as 12 percent during after-hour trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker hinted at less-than-expected results in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A fourth of telecom towers non-compliant on emission norms: Minister


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 130,728 telecom towers are yet to comply with the self certification norms on possible health-related effects of electromagnetic emissions even after six-month extension of ... Read more...

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Telecom BTS to face penalty for non-certification: Pilot


December 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Telecom and infrastructure companies whose base transceiver stations (BTS) do not have environmental clearance by Nov 15 will face a penalty of Rs.5 lakhs once the government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Melinda Gates pledges $500 mn more for world’s poor


November 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Thursday pledged another $500 million for the world's poor as she hailed a historic moment that will help ... Read more...

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India extends BlackBerry deadline on data sharing (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India Tuesday decided to give more time to BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM), and asked it to come up by Dec 31 with a final solution ... Read more...

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NASA: Solar storm in 2012 could cause havoc on Earth


August 17th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has confirmed the news that Earth is going to face the fury of a solar storm in 2012. And if the reports are anything to go ... Read more...

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India needs to allocate more spectrum for digital dividend


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India needs to allocate more spectrum to achieve its target of 100 million broadband subscribers by 2014, Robindhra Mangtani, senior director of GSM Associations, said Thursday. GSM ... Read more...

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Bharti promises more than just telecom services to Tanzania


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel, which acquired the African telecom assets of Kuwait's Zain recently, has committed itself to bringing affordable phone services to Tanzania and becoming a pro-active ... Read more...

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Australians asked to partner with young Indian firms


May 5th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Australian entrepreneurs should partner with young companies in India to build innovation programmes, speakers at an emerging leaders' summit here suggested Wednesday. Australia should look beyond the big ... Read more...

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Study to examine mobile phone cancer risk


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A study on thousands of people is to be carried out over the course of 20 or 30 years to determine if there is an increased risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Etisalat signs sponsorship agreement with Manchester City


November 11th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based communication services provider Etisalat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Manchester City for a three-year sponsorship, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Now, insect cyborgs to help locate disaster victims


July 12th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Scientists have created insect cyborgs, which can mimic the way some insects communicate to give early warning of chemical attacks on the battlefield.The cyborgs, which have been implanted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mobile network suspended in Bangladesh following mutiny


February 26th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 26 (Xinhua) The mobile network in Bangladesh, except in parts of capital city Dhaka has been suspended due to the crisis following Wednesday's mutiny by troopers of paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices to roll out GSM technology by January 2009


November 14th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has announced that Tata Teleservices would roll out next generation technologies including the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) by January 2009. "It ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Centre clears guidelines for mobile numbers portability, 3G services


August 1st, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): The Union Government today gave clearance for introduction of next generation (3G) mobile services as well as portability of mobile numbers which would allow users to ... Read more...

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Britons hooked on to Internet like never before


July 27th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Internet has changed the way we shop, do business and get entertained. Now, this ever-so prominent Internet domination has been reflected in the findings of a study, ... Read more...

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