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Redmi 6A gets a big price cut and is now the best cheap phone to buy in India

The Redmi 5A was one of the most popular smartphones when it was in the market. Now when that smartphone has been discontinued, its legacy is being taken forward by the Redmi 6A, which Xiaomi launched in India in August this year. The Redmi 6A was launched at a price of Rs 5,999, which also happened to be the price ... Read More »

I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that’s a big problem for social media companies

Why quitting Instagram and Facebook made me happier   3:16 PM ET Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | 03:16 The first time I truly took a break from social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” ... Read More »

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

The notch. By now it’s become a fairly commonplace feature on premium phones. Even some budget handsets are starting to get in on the act. But the Google Pixel 3 XL reignites the notch frenzy. Why? Because it’s so damn big. Google didn’t just add a normal screen cutout to the top of its latest flagship phone, it added the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Nokia Headline MWC, OnePlus 6 and Mi Mix 2s Leak, Reliance Big TV Offer, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ launching in India on Tuesday Nokia’s slate of MWC phones will start launching in India from April OnePlus 6 leak promises an iPhone X-like ‘notch’ Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the tech news that you can use. The biggest event of the week was probably the launch on Sunday of the Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Facebook and Twitter Are Too Big to Allow Fake Users

There’s something in common between amazing story of “Nicole Mincey”, the pseudonymous Twitter user with 146,000 followers who was retweeted by President Donald Trump and then disappeared overnight along with a few other online personae, and a recent prank by a Berliner frustrated with his inability to get Twitter to remove hate speech. The common element is the obvious solution to both problems, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ties Up With Big Bazaar to Sell Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has partnered with Big Bazaar chain This festive season, Big Bazaar will be selling Note 4 and Redmi 4 phones Xiaomi is increasingly expanding its reach in the offline market of India You can now purchase some of your favourite Xiaomi smartphones from your neighbourhood Big Bazaar store. The Chinese smartphone maker has announced that it has partnered with Future Group’s supermarket ... Read More »

Sue Allen: Big news in social media world

news in the world of social media last week when Twitter announced it was testing doubling the possible length of a tweet to 280 characters to help users “be more expressive”. Thank the Lord. Because I for one can’t wait to hear even more from pop royalty like Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Rihanna – some of the ... Read More »

The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media

Facebook and Twitter appear to be key platforms in Russia’s interference in the 2016 election; investigators want to know more. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images For more than nine months, Twitter and Facebook have tried to dodge the intense public scrutiny involved with the investigation into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. Now they’re in the spotlight. Congressional investigators are digging ... Read More »

What’s behind the big market swing from tech to banks

The tech sector can’t lead the market forever: Strategist  Friday, 9 Jun 2017 | 2:08 PM ET | 01:44 Technology stocks are getting beaten up and banks have surged as part of a broader trend that has hit the market this year, where yesterday’s hot hands are today’s also-rans. The two sides have exchanged market leadership over the past week or ... Read More »

Apple, Facebook and other big tech stocks tank, weigh on Wall Street

Big tech was slammed Friday as investors took profits from the group, which some fear has become a massive market bubble. The sell-off accelerated in afternoon trading, with the Nasdaq falling 2.4 percent, and names like Facebook and Apple, down 4 percent. The S&P tech sector was down 3.3 percent Friday but was still up 18 percent for the year. ... Read More »