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HTC rumored to launch U11 Plus on November 2; sends out media invites

    After launching the U11 earlier this year, HTC is all set to launch its next premium smartphone. The company has reportedly sent out media invites for a launch event in Taipei, scheduled for November 2. If the rumors are anything to go by, this upcoming smartphone could be the U11 Plus.


    The invite shared by ITHome mentions the date and country of

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC with support for 18:9 displays announced


      At the 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong, chipmaker Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 636 SoC for mid-range smartphones. An upgrade over Snapdragon 630 SoC that was launched earlier this year in May, the new chipset brings significant improvements across areas such as performance, gaming and displays.

      “The introduction of the Snapdragon 636 Mobile P

      SoftBank-Uber deal likely next week: Official


        SoftBank’s multi-billion-dollar investment into ridesharing app Uber will be finalised “very likely in the next week” Uber board member Arianna Huffington has said. Uber’s board voted earlier in October to approve the Japanese tech conglomerate’s cash infusion, which would add six more board seats and annul super-voting shares held by former CEO Tr

        Telecom sector competition to remain intense over 12-18 months: Moody’s


          Competition in the Indian telecom sector is expected to remain intense over 12-18 months despite consolidation as leading operators look to safeguard their turf, according to Moody’s. “While consolidation activity is positive for the industry in the long-term, we still expect competition to remain intense over the next 12-18 months as leading ope

          Google Chrome for Windows updated with anti-virus features


            Google Chrome is the most popular web browser across the globe. But with it comes the grave dangers of web loopholes, which brings harmful software to your devices. In the past few months, Google has been working on making Chrome a safer place to browse, and it has lately introduced three new changes.

            To start with, Google has been monitoring

            Facebook acquires messaging app ‘tbh’ that spreads positive vibes among teens


              Facebook has acquired a two-month old messaging app that allows users to send anonymous compliments to each other. The app, tbh, is iOS-only for now and is hugely popular among teens in the US. It has already notched up 5 million downloads, according to iTunes, and its pre-set messages ensure that there are only “positive vibes” being spread. This

              Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’


                Facebook has acquired ‘tbh’, an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the US. The app lets teenagers anonymously answer kind-hearted, multiple-choice questions about friends, who then receive the poll results as compliments, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday. “When we set out to bu

                Apple responds to iPhone X’s Face ID privacy concerns

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                  After a US Senator wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook, conveying concerns on users’ security with Face ID biometric security in iPhone X, Apple has responded to him, detailing Face ID’s built-in security features. In September, Senator Al Franken (Democrat-Minnesota) had asked several questions related to Apple’s implementation of the Face ID technology.

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