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Xiaomi expands its 4K TV range with 70-inch, 65-inch models

04 Apr 2020

Xiaomi expands its 4K TV range with 70-inch, 65-inch models

As an addition to its range of 4K TVs, Xiaomi has launched two new models in China.

New bug exposes Wi-Fi traffic of billion devices (including phones)

27 Feb 2020

New bug exposes Wi-Fi traffic of billion devices (including phones)

In a major shocker, researchers from antivirus company ESET have raised alarms over a critical security vulnerability plaguing billions of devices around the world.

Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

17 Feb 2020

Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

Despite being incredibly helpful, smart home devices carry the risk of abuse - cases where hackers exploit bugs and listen to private/intimate conversations of unsuspecting people.

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

11 Feb 2020

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

Chaayos, a technology-led cafe chain which sells a variety of tea and snacks, has raised $21.5 million in a mix of equity and debt funding round led by Think Investment.

Auto Expo 2020: Jio's connected car tech takes center stage

06 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Jio's connected car tech takes center stage

As Indians are witnessing mind-boggling cars in the ongoing Auto Expo 2020, the biggest motor show of the country, telecom giant Reliance Jio grabbed eyeballs with a completely different thing - a connected car system.

Auto Expo 2020: Hero Electric AE-29 e-scooter unveiled

06 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Hero Electric AE-29 e-scooter unveiled

As an addition to its line-up of high-speed e-scooters, Hero Electric has introduced the new AE-29 in India at the Auto Expo 2020.

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

01 Feb 2020

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

VOGO, a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions in the form of self-drive rental scooters, has raised $35 million in a Series C round of funding led by Lightstone Aspada.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

26 Jan 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the tech space.

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

21 Jan 2020

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

Zoomcar, a Bengaluru-based start-up that allows individuals to rent cars as per their convenience, has raised $30 million in funding.

A hacker leaked passwords of over 5 lakh IoT devices

21 Jan 2020

A hacker leaked passwords of over 5 lakh IoT devices

With the rise of internet-connected devices, from phones and televisions to 'smart' lights, hackers now have new targets to breach into people's homes, harass them in horrifying ways.

#CES2020: Google is not making Assistant smarter, but more useful

08 Jan 2020

#CES2020: Google is not making Assistant smarter, but more useful

This year, Google's blitz at CES was more about making Assistant useful in homes than showing off fancy tricks.

OPPO may soon launch its own smart TV

01 Jan 2020

OPPO may soon launch its own smart TV

Chinese tech giant OPPO is actively diversifying its product portfolio, and it could now venture into smart television space.

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

23 Dec 2019

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

In a major move, Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up for a project to create open smart homes.

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

15 Nov 2019

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

Gurugram-based micro-mobility start-up Zypp (formerly Mobycy), which is known for providing last-mile connectivity through its e-scooters, has raised Rs. 15 crore in a pre-Series A round of funding.

A hacker just installed Windows 10 on a calculator

11 Nov 2019

A hacker just installed Windows 10 on a calculator

Many techies have a knack for 'reinventing' gadgets with new tricks, workarounds.

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

10 Nov 2019

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

When it comes to smart assistants, Amazon's Alexa is one of the undisputed winners.

How hackers can use smart lights to steal your information

25 Oct 2019

How hackers can use smart lights to steal your information

In the age of smart homes, buying a smart light bulb is pretty normal.

Reliance Jio Fiber launches today: All you need to know

05 Sep 2019

Reliance Jio Fiber launches today: All you need to know

Reliance Jio is all set to commercially launch Jio Fiber, its fiber-to-the-home broadband service, today.

JioGigaFiber Preview users to get free service for 2 months

02 Sep 2019

JioGigaFiber Preview users to get free service for 2 months

Reliance Jio's FTTH service, GigaFiber aka Jio Fiber, which has been in testing phase for over a year now, will be commercially rolled out in the country on September 5 with a welcome surprise for preview customers.

Jio GigaFiber: Here's how you can get a new connection

27 Aug 2019

Jio GigaFiber: Here's how you can get a new connection

Reliance Jio is gearing up to commercially launch Jio GigaFiber, its fiber-to-the-home broadband service, on September 5.

Google Nest Hub launched in India for Rs. 10,000

26 Aug 2019

Google Nest Hub launched in India for Rs. 10,000

Expanding its portfolio of smart devices in India, Google has launched its Nest Hub in the country for Rs. 9,999.

HarmonyOS v/s Android v/s iOS: What are the differences?

26 Aug 2019

HarmonyOS v/s Android v/s iOS: What are the differences?

When US' trade ban restricted big technology companies, including Google, to conduct business with Huawei, we all got worried about the future of Android on Huawei/Honor smartphones.

How to apply for Reliance Jio Fiber broadband connection

18 Aug 2019

How to apply for Reliance Jio Fiber broadband connection

Reliance Jio looks primed to disrupt the fixed-line broadband service in India. The telecom giant has recently announced its Jio Fiber service and it will be commercially launched from September 5.

OnePlus TV is coming soon: Specifications, name, price and launch

17 Aug 2019

OnePlus TV is coming soon: Specifications, name, price and launch

OnePlus is working to launch its first-ever smart TV sometime by the end of September.

OnePlus reveals name and logo of its upcoming smart TV

14 Aug 2019

OnePlus reveals name and logo of its upcoming smart TV

In a blog post, OnePlus has announced the name and logo of its upcoming TV that is expected to launch on September 26.

Reliance Jio Fiber v/s Competitors: Broadband speed, data plans, price

12 Aug 2019

Reliance Jio Fiber v/s Competitors: Broadband speed, data plans, price

After a stellar run with its mobile services, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio looks primed to disrupt the broadband market in India.

OnePlus planning to launch its smart TV on September 26

12 Aug 2019

OnePlus planning to launch its smart TV on September 26

After a successful run with its smartphone business, OnePlus is set to foray into the home entertainment segment with smart TVs.

JioPhone 3 to JioFiber: Everything Reliance could announce on Monday

11 Aug 2019

JioPhone 3 to JioFiber: Everything Reliance could announce on Monday

On Monday, August 12, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will be hosting its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai.

OnePlus TV inching closer to launch: Here's all about it

13 Jul 2019

OnePlus TV inching closer to launch: Here's all about it

Just as technology giants continue to focus on foldables and smartwatches, OnePlus is looking to venture into a completely different smart home category.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

09 Jul 2019

This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

An IIT-Madras graduate's start-up is all set to make your garbage collection smart.

14-year-old creates dangerous malware, starts bricking thousands of IoT devices

27 Jun 2019

14-year-old creates dangerous malware, starts bricking thousands of IoT devices

In a strange case, a 14-year-old kid has created a dangerous strain of malware, a program that is spreading in the wild and bricking devices worldwide.

OnePlus TV launch expected soon: Here's everything we expect

24 Jun 2019

OnePlus TV launch expected soon: Here's everything we expect

Last year in September, CEO Pete Lau had announced that OnePlus was developing a "premium, flagship TV" which might launch in 2019.

Microsoft launches AI labs to train 1.5 lakh Indian students

18 Jun 2019

Microsoft launches AI labs to train 1.5 lakh Indian students

In a bid to build a future-ready workforce, Microsoft has announced the launch of 10 AI digital labs in India.

5 points to consider before getting a Jio GigaFiber connection

18 Apr 2019

5 points to consider before getting a Jio GigaFiber connection

Jio GigaFiber, Reliance's much-awaited Fiber To The Home (FTTH) service, has been delayed owing to last mile connectivity issues.

OnePlus is working on a TV, and not foldable phones

14 Apr 2019

OnePlus is working on a TV, and not foldable phones

Whether you are ready or not, foldable phones are here. But for OnePlus, the new device format is not a viable option.

Google I/O 2019 schedule released: Details here

30 Mar 2019

Google I/O 2019 schedule released: Details here

Google has released a preview of the schedule for this year's Google I/O event - the Mecca for coders and tech enthusiasts.

#CareerBytes: Courses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) offered by IITs

30 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: Courses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) offered by IITs

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the world. AI is being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, and education among others.

Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India

22 Mar 2019

Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India

India has become one of the fastest growing start-up hubs in the world in recent years. There are tens and thousands of start-ups in the country across various sectors, including technology, media, healthcare, and financial technology, business services among others.

How hackers could have spied on Amazon doorbell's video feed

01 Mar 2019

How hackers could have spied on Amazon doorbell's video feed

Amazon's Ring doorbell recently suffered from a major security issue, a bug that allowed hackers to spy on, even modify the video feed of the system.