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Apple to Use Old or Refurbished IPhones to Break Into Indian Market

The Indian market is one notoriously hard to get into for many firms selling devices at a premium, with many Indian customers being incredibly sensitive to high pricing and the import taxes for the country are…

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Egypt Blocks Facebook’s Internet Service After Being Denied The Ability To Spy On Users

Facebook have been keen on allowing countries access to Free Basics, their low-cost internet system designed at giving people the ability to create a Facebook account and access a limited number of sites at no cost.…

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Driverless Bikes Are Now A Thing Too

The term driverless isn’t anything new and it is probably most known in relation to cars and Google’s self-driving car project that’s been going on for years now. But we’ve also heard of driverless lorries coming…

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Seller of Indian $4 Smartphone Accused of Fraud

Recently an Indian company revealed that they would be selling a smartphone for only $4, however, 30,000 unit sales later, it has turned out that it may just be too good to be true. The company…

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India Bans Facebook’s Free Internet Platform Over Net Neutrality Concerns

India’s national telecom regulator has banned Mark Zuckerberg’s “free” internet endeavour for violating net neutrality. Free Basics, formerly known as Internet.org, was designed to bring free internet to developing countries, but access to websites was restricted…

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Amazon India Will No Longer Offer Refunds on Mobile Phones

Amazon’s ability to offer impeccable customer service and a straightforward returns policy has made it a global leader in online shopping. This ensures consumers have a loyalty to Amazon’s store through peace-of-mind shopping. There’s even been…

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Was This the First Recorded Death by Meteorite?

An Indian man who died after a mysterious blast at a private engineering college could be the first recorded death by meteorite, if reports are confirmed. A bus driver, identified only as Kamaraj, was killed –…

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Mechanic “Invents” Water Fuelled Car

I don’t think this gentleman will be on the Christmas lists of Shell or BP anytime soon, anyway, a car mechanic from India has claimed to have designed a new and rather a cheap way of…

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Zuckerberg Shocked India Doesn’t Appreciate His Free Internet

The Internet.org “free internet” initiative – now known as Free Basics – is under threat of closure by Indian authorities, but its founder, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, doesn’t get why India isn’t grateful for his efforts. The…

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“2G Tuesdays” Arrives For Facebook Employees.

Facebook is launching a new initiative by the name of 2G Tuesdays, sounds like a tech version of TFI Friday, which will give all employees a taste of a super slow connection to better emphasize the…

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MSI Bundles AC Chronicles: China & India With Selected AMD GPUs

We all like free stuff and MSI seem to agree to that, at least they have bundled a free copy of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India with the MSI Radeon R9 380…

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Amazon India Lists Nexus 5X Specifications Before Official Announcement

Amazon India has mistakenly listed the Nexus 5X prior to Google’s official announcement and provides key information about the handset’s technical capabilities. According to the store page, the Nexus 5X features a 5.2-inch full HD display…

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Indian Airport Paves The Way For a Solar Power Future

The world’s resources are becoming more and more finite in its capacity to provide for an ever-increasing population. Countries which previously had been considered as small and unassuming are now experiencing their version of an industrial…

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China Bans Supercomputer and UAV Exports Based on National Security Concerns

The Chinese superpower seems to be a bit concerned about its latest tech getting into the wrong hands and has banned the export of unlicensed supercomputers and some UAV models. The ban seems to forbid any…

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Trojan Posing as Infamous Movie The Interview Attacks Android Phones

Malware, under the guise of notorious Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, has been attacking Android smartphones in India. The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) first detected the Trojan, proliferated via a link offering a…

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YouTube Announces Offline Playback… In Indonesia, India and The Philippines

YouTube has announced offline playback functionality for its Android app, allowing users to watch select videos when they’re without an internet connection. The only issue is however, it’s only for users in Indonesia, India and The Philippines.…

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Uber Banned in Delhi Following Alleged Rape by Driver

The Delhi transport department has banned the popular ride sharing service following allegations of rape by an Uber driver. The male driver allegedly raped a 25-year-old female passenger on Friday. Shiv Kumar Yadav was previously arrested for rape…

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Australian Prime Minister in Facebook Fan Scandal

Recently, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been receiving a lot of hate from the Australian public, with people noticing that the bulk of his Facebook likes were residents of India – ok lets be honest,…

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Blackberry Hasn’t Given Up

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said today that the Asian market is critical to the recovery of his company, but he will not be pushing hard into the Chinese sector just yet. Chen commented that for BlackBerry,…

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Microsoft Targets TV Spectrum to Bring Internet Access Across India

Google’s working on Wi-Fi balloons with Project Loon, Facebook has it’s internet.org project in Africa and now it appears that Microsoft is pitching into the efforts to help bring people in impoverished nations online. The company…

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‘Exciting New Announcement’ by Google to Hit India September 15th

Invites have started arriving for a special Google event set to take place in India on the 15th of September – this marks the possible launch of their ‘Android One’ certified devices. Although we know what…

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Finnish Smartphone Maker Jolla Expands to Two New Markets

Back in February, Jolla brought out release version 1.0 of their Sailfish OS and announced they were ready for global distribution. Since then it had been a bit quiet on that front and we hadn’t heard…

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India to Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

India is running short on space, so building their huge solar farm on land was hardly practical given that the land value alone would have made it a financial waste of time. Following in the footsteps…

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Urgent Certificate Patch Issued by Microsoft to Address ‘Out-of-Band’ Foreign Certificates

It is said that Microsoft normally releases their patches and updates on the second Tuesday of every month, also known by most as being Patch Tuesday. This time however, they have apparently been forced to release…

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Google Street View Takes You On A Trip To The Taj Mahal

Google have long proven their ability to take Street View off of the highway and into some of the more unique parts of the world, from Easter Island to the insides of a sweetie shop. Now…

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India Launches Their First Mars Bound Missions

India have just made a move that could see them enter into the interplanetary leagues as they launch their first rocket with a payload destined for the red planet. Of course their new Mars mission has…

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21 Countries And Rising Have Joined Anti-NSA UN Resolution Discussions

RT reports that 21 countries have joined in draft discussions at the UN for an anti-NSA resolution to be passed. In the discussions are the following nations: Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guyana, Hungary,…