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Galaxy S20 series’ features industry first Space Zoom technology.

Samsung makes Galaxy S20 Series accessible to more people

The South Korean tech giant has also announced exciting deals and offers.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is a hark back to Galaxy Note devices of yesteryear and this is because of the flat display found here.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite review: A noteworthy Note 10!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite comes with the best bits of the flagship model and excludes certain aspects that won’t be missed.

 Eliud Kipchoge, the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours. DC File Photo

Kipchoge suffers loneliness of the long-distance runner thanks to virus

On the third day after breaking up from the camp, Kipchoge finds that it's really hard to train alone because teamwork helps him so much

Samsung will also provide YouTube Premium free for 4 months and Microsoft Office 365 at a discount of 22 per cent along with the 5G -enabled Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2.

Samsung's ultra premium Galaxy Z Fold2 5G pre-booking starts September 14

The phone costs Rs 1.5 lakh but Samsung offers a no-cost 12-month EMI on bookings done at its experience stores and on the website.

realme has made great efforts to become one of the first smartphone brands of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform.

realme will debut at MWC 2020 with its first 5G flagship product - realme X50 Pro 5G

It will mark realme’s first time to participate in MWC, the grand exhibition in the global communications industry.


In this photo taken on March 18, 2020 engineering students configure a medical robot modified to screen and observe COVID-19 coronavirus patients at the Regional Center of Robotics Technology at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. (Photo | AFP)

Robots, app help coronavirus detection, contact tracing in Thailand, Singapore

Technology is providing solutions at a time when social distancing is most important to curb the coronavirus pandemic

Staying true to their product philosophy, FINGERS has designed the Solitaire with an intense focus on belting out unmatched quality in its segment.

FINGERS launch Solitaire 2.1 wood-encased speakers

Exclusive in design, quality, sound and bass to deliver a pure and exceptional sound experience.

This combination photo shows bride Keerti Narang posing for a picture at her home in Bareilly before her marriage with groom Sushen Dang who is seen dancing with his family in Mumbai, and a priest who solemnised the marriage sitting in Chhattisgarh. Under lockdown and far apart, Sushen Dang and Keerti Narang went online to say their marriage vows -- and pulled off a spectacular Indian wedding complete with thousands of guests and raucous Bollywood dancing. (Photo | AFP)

Bride in Bareilly, groom in Mumbai: Bollywood-style big fat Indian wedding now goes online

Eager to go ahead with auspicious dates, couples marry online, complete with cousins dancing in coordination from across various locations

The Titan Security Keys are recommended for users at high risk of targeted attacks such as political campaign teams.

Google brings Titan Security Keys to more regions

The phishing-resistant hardware security keys for two-factor authentication are now available in more countries.

In Other news

Sogou’s announcement comes a day after Chinese internet giant Sina Corp—which owns the country’s massive Twitter-like Weibo—said it would go private as well. (Photo | Weibo and Sogou icons)

As tech war heats up, China's Twitter-like Weibo and search engine Sogou delist from US

Sogou confirmed it would be taken private by tech giant Tencent, in a deal that values the firm around $3.5 billion.

Weaken/remove encryption, and Facebook will instantly be branded Orwellian. Enforce encryption, and it becomes a lot harder to deal with bad actors on the platform. There are no winners here.

Tech This Week | Facebook services integration comes with trade-offs

Once WhatsApp and Instagram (and Oculus) became sufficiently big, it was time to integrate these properties into the larger Facebook machine

“Facebook should not be complicit in more offline violence, much less another genocide (referring to charges of spurring Myanmar's systematic killing of Rohingya people), but the pattern of inaction displayed by the company is reckless to the point of complicity,” the letter stated. This photograph shows Facebook India Policy Chief Ankhi Das posing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo | Facebook - Ankhi Das)

Over 40 rights groups write to Zuckerberg seeking Ankhi Das' removal as India Policy Chief

The rights groups said the bias in policy led by Ankhi Das had spurred violence against minorities in India.

The PSLV takeoff

ISRO successfully launches Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49

The international satellites — one from Lithuania, four each from Luxembourg and the USA

Google has also begun insisting that apps must sell digital content only through its Play Store will have to use the Google Play billing system and pay 30 per cent of in-app purchases’ revenue as a fee. Many Indian startups have raised concerns around this Google move, which copies Apple’s App Store policy for which the iPhone-maker is facing many antitrust cases.

Google sends notices to Zomato, Swiggy, on IPL promos ‘violating’ Play Store norms

Zomato spokesperson said that the company will be replacing Zomato Premier League with another promotion by the weekend.