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Qualcomm Fined $1.2 Billion by EU Over Apple Mobile Chip Deals – NDTV

EU antitrust regulators hit US chipmaker Qualcomm with a EUR 997 million ($1.23 billion or roughly Rs. 7,800 crores) fine on Wednesday for paying Apple to only use Qualcomm chips, rather than those made by rivals such as Intel. The European Commission said its investigation, launched in 2015, covered the period from 2011 to 2016 and took into account Qualcomm’s market dominance ... Read More »

Lava Unveils 'Design in India' Initiative, to Launch First Phone in October 2018 – NDTV

Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Tuesday launched its “Design in India” initiative, and announced its first mobile phone that is completely designed and manufactured in the country. Called the PRIME X, it will be priced at Rs. 1,499, and is aimed at offering a standby battery tie of 17 days. The company is touting the phone’s reliability, and will offer ... Read More »

Opera adds anti-Bitcoin mining feature to mobile browsers – Gadgets Now

NEW DELHI: Opera Internet browser has launched Bitcoin mining protection feature in its mobile browser to protect users from “cryptojacking” or “cryptocurrency mining” which makes secret use of their computing device for mining cryptocurrency. “When you browse the web, there are no visual clues that your device is exposed to mining,” Jan Standal, vice president, product marketing at Opera, said ... Read More »

New DuckDuckGo Mobile App And Browser Extension Launched – Geeky Gadgets

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Geeky Gadgets New DuckDuckGo Mobile App And Browser Extension LaunchedGeeky GadgetsSearch engine DuckDuckGo has announced that it is launching new versions of its mobile applications and also its browser extensions. DuckDuckGo is a search engine that has been designed with privacy in mind and the latest versions of its mobile app …DuckDuckGo's Revamped Version Brings ... Read More »

Apple investors urge action on child gadget addiction – Longview News-Journal

NEW YORK — Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System said in open letter to Apple that the company must offer more choices and tools to ... Read More »

Make gadgets great again – Chron.com

By Geoffrey A. Fowler, Washington Post Updated 2:26 pm, Friday, January 12, 2018 Photo: David Paul Morris Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 An attendee is illuminated by a mobile device during a power outage at the CES technology event in Las Vegas this past week. Many products at CES want to fill previously unimagined moments of your life ... Read More »

Mobile app malware not a threat to customers: ICICI Bank – Times of India Gadgets

MUMBAI: Largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today virtually acknowledged the presence of a malware in its mobile banking application, but underplayed its impact on its customers. “Whatever we have seen, the malware seems to be not very significant,” bank’s chief technology and digital officer B Madhivanan told reporters over a conference call. The admission comes days after Quickheal, a ... Read More »

Best Tech 2018 – Tech Advisor

2017 was a great year for technology fans. It saw the arrival of two new consoles – the Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch – and a wealth of excellent games such as Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Cuphead. Apple introduced its new vision for smartphones with the iPhone X, Samsung returned to the top with ... Read More »

Guest commentary: The upside to America's infatuation with gadgets – Napa Valley Register

Americans have never been more addicted to devices. Thanks to the mobile revolution initiated by the iPhone, the U.S. alone is home to 238 million mobile phones and 140 million tablets that are rarely shut down. And their numbers are growing, thanks to a perpetual upgrade cycle and demand for new features. For environmentalists, it’s a looming electronic nightmare in ... Read More »