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Top 10 Mobile Wallets In India

December 5, 2016 06:36PM

As shopping patterns continue to evolve, so does the payment platform industry that propels the former. Mobile wallet is a new concept in India that has been surpassing credit card usage and is slowly beginning to replace the traditional payment methods.

A mobile wallet, in simple terms, is a vir…

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These are the 'feared' security features of the Rs 2000 note

December 2, 2016 07:23PM

The all-new Rs 2,000 currency notes hitting the market today are rumoured to be quite hi-tech. Wonder what all technologies they are supposed to be embedded with GPS, nano-chip and camera, so claim the numerous messages doing rounds on WhatsApp.

The high-value Rs 2,000 note with GPS nano-chip …

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Apple iPad Pro, iPhone 7 available at a discount of up to Rs 28,900

December 2, 2016 07:15PM

Here's an irresistible offer for Apple fans. The smartphone giant is offering a range of discount on its iPad and latest iPhone models with Citibank cards. The discount is available to customers planning to buy both an iPhone 7 (or iPhone 7 Plus) and iPad.

As per the offer, the company is of…

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Rs 500 & Rs 1000 ban: 'Good news' for phone buyers

December 2, 2016 06:57PM

Mobile phone retailers have started offering zero down payment options to stir sales that have slowed down drastically over the past week, as consumers preserve cash on hand for making basic necessity purchases amid a liquidity crunch caused by demonetisation of large denomination notes.

"Saturda…

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Your debit/credit card can be hacked in less than 6 seconds: Research

December 2, 2016 02:45PM

It may take as little as six seconds for hackers to guess your credit or debit card number, expiry date and security code, say scientists who were able to circumvent all security features meant to protect online payments from fraud.

Exposing the flaws in the VISA payment system, researchers from …

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Demonitisation: Domestic handset makers ask government to allow use of old currency notes

November 28, 2016 05:29PM

Indian handset makers have asked the government to allow consumers to buy mobile phones with the demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for a month, as the industry faces a 50% drop in daily revenue that translates to Rs 175-200 crore.

In a proposal sent to the telecom, IT and finance ministries…

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BlackBerry DTEK50, DTEK60 Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

November 7, 2016 07:06PM

HIGHLIGHTS

  •   The BlackBerry DTEK60 bears a Snapdragon 820 SoC
  •  The BlackBerry DTEK50 bears a Snapdragon 617 SoC
  • Both smartphones run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

BlackBerry on Monday at an event in New Delhi launched its latest Android-based smartphones in India - the DTEK50 and …

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Here Are Mumbai's Top 5 Apartment Societies

November 4, 2016 05:06PM

India’s financial capital Mumbai is considered a good place to live in, where autowallas always switch on the meter without arguing. They also take you wherever you want to go. Mumbai is also known for its good street food, and offers its residents a safe life. The beautiful beaches in Mumbai uplift…

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Facebook announces Gameroom; Steam-like gaming for PCs

November 4, 2016 05:03PM

Facebook just made a big push into PC gaming by launching Gameroom, an answer to Valve’s Steam platform. At the developer’s launch Facebook unveiled the gaming platform for Windows. Gameroom, a product by Facebook was been in the lineup since long, with multiple beta tests, changes and dev solicitat…

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Samsung's next big headache: How to avert environment impact of Note 7

November 4, 2016 05:03PM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it was reviewing options to limit the potential environmental impact from the firm's discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. 

The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world's top…

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