Mobile Os

TSMC Says Could Fill Order Gap if Unable to Sell Chips to Huawei

  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) could quickly fill any order gap should US restrictions against Huawei Technologies prevent sales to the Chinese firm, the company’s chairman said on Tuesday. TSMC’s clients include Huawei’s chip division HiSilicon. However, the US blacklisting of Huawei over security concerns and trade disputes with China has left the world’s biggest contract chipmaker […]

Android

Global Smartphones Shipments to Fall 12 Percent in 2020 Due to Coronavirus: IDC

  Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12 percent to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only disrupted business supply chains, with major smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung flagging financial hits, but also squeezed consumer […]

Softwares

Google Removes Viral Indian App That Deleted Chinese Ones

  Google has pulled an app from its Google Play store that helped users identify and remove apps of Chinese origin. The Mountain View, California-based company told Gadgets 360 that the “Remove China Apps” application violated Google Play policy. Before getting removed from Google Play, the app – developed by Jaipur-based OneTouch AppLabs – clocked […]

Mobile Operator

Vodafone Idea Says ‘No Proposal’ Before Board on Stake Sale to Google

  Vodafone Idea today released a clarification about the Financial Times report that had suggesting Google was exploring an investment in the operator. In a letter to the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the operator said that “no proposal as reported by the media” has been considered by the board. Vodafone […]

Android

Vivo X50 Pro, Vivo X50 Spotted on Retail Site Ahead of Launch, Specifications Tipped

  Vivo X50 and Vivo X50 Pro specifications and images have been leaked in an e-commerce listing ahead of the launch Both phones are all set to launch in China on June 1. Running up to the launch, several leaks and teasers have showed up online. The two phones have now been spotted on JD.com […]

Mobile Operator

SoftBank Proposes Three New Board Members as Alibaba’s Jack Ma Resigns

  SoftBank Group said on Monday that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son. The departure of Ma, who retired as Alibaba’s executive chairman in September, comes as he pulls back from formal business roles to focus on philanthropy. SoftBank will propose three new appointments […]

Softwares

Xiaomi, Oppo’s Consumer Finance Plans Said to Be Upset by Tougher Scrutiny of Foreign Investment

  Tougher scrutiny of foreign investment in India has soured the plans of China’s smartphone manufacturers seeking to expand beyond selling hardware for a bigger share of the country’s competitive financial services market. Xiaomi and Oppo, with more than 100 million in combined smartphone users in India, cannot directly lend to consumers without a shadow banking licence and have […]

Android

Realme to Unveil 8 New Products Including TWS Earbuds, Smartphones, Power Bank at May 25 Event

  Realme has announced it will host an event on May 25 in China where it plans to unveil eight new products. That’s right, eight new products! Some of these products have been teased in the poster for the event shared on Weibo. They include true wireless (TWS) earbuds, what seems to be a power […]

Education

Students Demand Complete Waiver Of Semester Fees, Promotion To Next Year

Students have started a trend on microblogging platform, Twitter, with #WaiveFeePromoteStudents, demanding a complete waiver of semester fees and promotion to next year. The trend has been started by National Students Union of India (NSUI), a students’ body affiliated with the Congress. The online campaign started by the students’ body has been signed by over 10,000 students […]