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Chinese tech giant Huawei has reportedly told suppliers that smartphone production will drop by about 60 per cent in 2021. According to Nikkei Asia, citing people familiar with the matter, Huawei has notified its suppliers that it plans to order enough components for 70-80 million smartphones this year. The company is reported to have shipped 189 million handsets in 2020 which was already a

Washington, Feb 19: Google Maps has blocked or removed 55 million policy-violating reviews and nearly three million fake Business Profiles in 2020. This is 20 million fewer reviews than it removed in 2019 as it saw a drop in the overall number of reviews due to fewer people being out and about during Covid-19. "We took down more than 960,000 reviews and more than 300,000 Business Profiles that

It seems the Apple Watch that you wear can help detect even COVID-19 as researchers have found that the device can identify such cases earlier than traditional diagnostic methods and can help track and improve management of the disease. The study by researchers at Mount Sinai hospital in the US found that subtle changes in a participant's heart rate variability (HRV) measured by an Apple Watch

Washington, Feb 9: The Apple fanatics will soon have a reason to rejoice as the new iOS 14.5 version is coming up with a lot of new features on the bucket list for the users. According to The Verge, iOS 14.5 will be having features like unlocking an iPhone utilising Apple Watch, open an iPhone with a Face ID while wearing a face mask, and support for next-gen console controllers. However, the

Beijing, Feb 8: Leaked images of the unannounced OnePlus 9 Pro suggest the flagship smartphone will include a Hasselblad-branded camera array, The Verge has reported. As per the outlet, the images shared in a recent Dave Lee YouTube video show four cameras on the rear of the phone. These include wide-angle, ultra-wide, and telephoto lenses, the latter of which appears to offer up to a 3.3x optical

New Delhi, Feb 1: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a voluntary vehicle scrapping policy to phase out old and unfit vehicles under which the personal vehicles will undergo a fitness test in automated centres after 20 years while the commercial vehicles will undergo the test after 15 years. "We are separately announcing a voluntary vehicle scrapping policy to phase out

New Delhi, Jan 20: Your dream of owning a Tesla electric car will soon be a reality as the company is set to begin its India journey with its highest-selling Model 3, before the premium Model S and Model X, which would be available later in the year and in early 2022. Arriving in India via Tesla Motors Amsterdam that will give the electric car-maker tax benefits related to dividend payments and

Seoul, Jan 17: LG Uplus, a major South Korean telecom operator said it will phase out its 2G services by the end of June, a move that would mark the complete termination of the country's aging network. The carrier said it has applied to end its 2G operations with the government and will decide on a specific time frame for the service's termination. The move comes after SK Telecom, South Korea's

San Francisco, Jan 16: Cross-platform messaging app Signal faced a global outage on Friday, just days after it was downloaded by millions of new users. Users across the world reported they were unable to send messages on both the mobile and desktop applications. The company posted on Twitter that it was experiencing technical difficulties and was “working hard to restore service as quickly as

The global shipments of used smartphones, both officially refurbished and used, are expected to reach 351.6 million units registering $65 billion in market value in 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2 per cent from 2019 to 2024, an IDC report said on Friday. For 2020, the used smartphones shipments were likely to reach 225.4 million units. This represents an increase of 9.2 per