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  • Apple is the biggest 4G smartphone, tablet vendor in India: Report

    4 March, 2015 11:32 AM 130

    New Delhi: iPhone maker Apple has emerged as the largest 4G LTE device vendor in the country with a market share of 45 per cent in October-December period, CyberMedia Research (CMR) today said. According to the research firm, over one million LTE devices, including smartphones, tablets and data cards were shipped to the Indian market in the fourth quarter

  • Tips & Tricks: 13 simple ways to protect your smartphone this Holi

    4 March, 2015 11:19 AM 210

    New Delhi: Holi is almost here and while all of us are busy preparing for H-day from what to wear, which colours to use and where to party, we often overlook the indispensable mobile phone, than can easily turn dispensable after a Holi mishap. If the phone you own is one of those toughphones that can withstand most things thrown at it, then you needn't

  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack' due to weaker encryption

    4 March, 2015 4:23 AM 293

    San Francisco: Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack." There's no evidence so far that any hackers have exploited the weakness, which companies are now moving to repair. Researchers blame the problem on an old government

  • You can soon get a facelift surgery done using Google Glass

    4 March, 2015 3:27 AM 87

    Washington: The world's first plastic surgery procedure performed using Google Glass has shown promising use of the eye-wearable device in plastic surgery. Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic surgery - with the potential to enhance surgical training, medical documentation and patient safety, researchers report. "Google Glass

  • Apple considering settlement with electric car battery maker over talent poaching dispute

    4 March, 2015 2:20 AM 27

    San Francisco: Apple is discussing a settlement in a lawsuit brought by electric car battery maker A123 Systems, which accused the iPhone maker of poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division. Apple is exploring how to make an electric car and has been hiring engineers with deep expertise in automobile systems. Around June 2014 Apple

  • Uber buys mapping startup deCarta

    3 March, 2015 11:57 PM 6

    (Reuters) - Ride service Uber is buying mapping and search startup deCarta for an unspecified amount, technology website Mashable said on Tuesday, citing an Uber representative. Uber would buy deCarta's technology and talent through the deal, which closes later this week, Mashable reported. DeCarta provides a software platform that focuses on location-based

  • Apple exploring settlement with electric car battery maker

    3 March, 2015 11:32 PM 23

    By Dan Levine(Reuters) - Apple Inc is discussing a settlement in a lawsuit brought by electric car battery maker A123 Systems, which accused the iPhone maker of poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division.Apple is exploring how to make an electric car and has been hiring engineers with deep expertise in automobile systems. Around June 2014 Apple

  • Apple plans fix next week for newly uncovered Freak security bug

    3 March, 2015 8:46 PM 11

    BOSTON (Reuters) - An Apple Inc spokesman said on Tuesday that the company plans to release a fix next week to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting Safari browsers on its iOS and OS X operating systems.A vulnerability in web encryption technology could enable attackers to spy on communications of users with vulnerable software

  • U.S. watchdog chairman defends new broadband regulations

    3 March, 2015 8:41 PM 9

    By Leila Abboud and Alina SelyukhBARCELONA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New rules to tighten regulation of U.S. broadband providers are not too invasive and are needed to defend consumers' interests and openness on the internet, the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications industry watchdog said on Tuesday.Some telecom and cable companies exaggerated when they complained

  • Huawei bumps up patent portfolio as 5G era draws near

    3 March, 2015 8:37 PM 15

    By Harro Ten WoldeBARCELONA (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], the world's second-biggest maker of network gear, is beefing up its patent portfolio ahead of 5G, the next generation of mobile equipment, its chief executive said on Tuesday.Huawei, also the world's fourth-largest maker of smartphones, has said it plans to spend $600 million