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    Acer Liquid Z630s Review

    After a long hiatus, Acer is taking another shot at the Indian smartphone market with two new budget offerings. The Taiwanese company recently announced the Liquid Z530 and Liquid Z630s Android smartphones, which we first saw at IFA 2015. The new offerings will be sold exclusively through Flipkart and will also be manufactured in India, […]

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    HTC One E9s Dual SIM Review

    HTC was a major player in the Android smartphone market not too long ago, but has been on a steady decline. It’s evident when you see that HTC’s share in the India smartphone market is just 1.4 percent, down from 10 percent in Q3 2011. Last year’s HTC One (M8) (Review | Pictures) got some […]

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    Gionee Marathon M5 Review

    Battery life was never a problem back in the pre-smartphone era, but ever since we became slaves to touchscreens, it has been a major concern. Until new technology is developed, we are stuck with Lithium Ion batteries and there’s only so much it can deliver. The most obvious way to get more battery life is […]

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    WD’s SanDisk Deal Re-Priced After China Deal Collapses

    The US hard-disk maker, Western Digital Corp, said on Tuesday that China’s Unisplendour Corp Ltd had scrapped its planned $3.78 billion investment in the company, a move that in turn alters the terms of Western’s deal for rival SanDisk Corp. Unisplendour, a unit of China’s state-backed Tsinghua Holdings Co Ltd, dropped its plan to buy […]

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    HP Says to Accelerate Job Cuts by 2016

    HP Inc said it was accelerating its restructuring programme and now expects about 3,000 people will exit by the end of fiscal 2016 instead of over three years as it announced in September. Then, Hewlett-Packard Co had said it expected to cut about 33,300 jobs over three years, of which up to 3,300 were to […]

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    Quantum Break Developer Registers Trademark for ‘Alan Wake’s Return’

    According to the eagle-eyed Internet detectives at popular video game forum, NeoGAF, Remedy Entertainment might be bringing back a well-loved IP. It has registered a trademark for what appears to be sequel to Alan Wake called “Alan Wake’s Return”. “After seeing this I also discovered that http://alanwakesreturn.com/ was registered last year via the same proxy […]

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    Raspberry Pi 3 With 64-Bit CPU, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi Launched at $35

    The Raspberry Pi foundation has launched the third version of its popular low-power Raspberry Pi development platform, the Raspberry Pi 3. It’s priced at $35, the same as the Raspberry Pi 2 mini computer unveiled last year, but adds a much request feature – integrated Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Raspberry Pi Founder Eben […]

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    Mukesh Bansal to leave Flipkart; Ankit Nagori to also quit

    Mukesh Bansal, the head of Flipkart’s commerce platform, will leave by April. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, who are among the most powerful executives at Flipkart Ltd, have resigned to start their own ventures, leaving co-founder Binny Bansal firmly in control of the country’s largest e-commerce company. Mukesh, the head of […]

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    Food-tech firms eye institutional orders to increase cash flows

    Yumist piloted institutional sales with 25 companies in Gurgaon in January and has now expanded to South Delhi and Bengaluru. Food-tech start-ups such as Yumist, Bite Club and InnerChef have started serving institutional customers such as Google, Citibank, Snapdeal, Yatra and Oyo Rooms across Delhi, Gurgaon and Bengaluru in an effort to build scale and […]

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    Ibibo to raise $250 million from Naspers

    A file photo of Ashish Kashyap, founder and chief executive officer, Ibibo Group. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Indicating a huge opportunity in the travel and hotel booking space, South African media company Naspers Group on Wednesday announced its plans to invest an additional $250 million in online travel venture Ibibo Group, which owns and operates […]