Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) With 4.7-Inch Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Samsung last week quietly revealed a new budget J-Series smartphone in the India, the 2017 edition of Galaxy J2, without price. Now, the all-new Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is listed with price on the company site, and is available to buy in Black and Gold colour variants. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is priced at Rs. 7,390. The Samsung […]

BlackBerry Patent Licensing Director Victor Schubert Says He Has Left the Company

A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd’s patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company’s intellectual property. Victor Schubert, who was a licensing director for BlackBerry, told Reuters in a brief LinkedIn message that he was no longer with the company. He did […]

Nokia 8 Now Available in India via Amazon: Price, Specifications, and More

Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone from Nokia licensee HMD Global, is now available in India via Amazon, coinciding with the start of the online marketplace’s Great Indian Festival sale. The smartphone will also be made available to buy via offline retailers across the country from Saturday, with stores such as Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, and BigC, among others. […]

China’s Best Social Media And Internet Stocks

Igor Greenwald, Breakthrough Tech Profits The Chinese internet sector is hotter than the sun. It is the belle of the latest global carry-trade ball, which shows few signs of flagging. YY is China’s leading social live-streaming platform, the closest equivalent toYouTube in the world’s biggest market. It’s growing like an internet powerhouse should, with revenue up 32% year-over-year […]

Requiem for the Internet Freedom Strategy

For the United States, bad news concerning the internet and cyberspace has become an unrelenting avalanche. Massive data breaches, such as the Equifax incident, threaten individual privacy and financial well-being. The U.S. government cannot protect sensitive information; even the National Security Agency got hacked. Silicon Valley companies fight one rear-guard action after another. Russian cyber operations threaten […]

Making the Internet disappear

Imagine this situation. A region of the country is deeply annoyed with the actions of the government. There are plans for widespread and aggressive protests. The government fears that the protests might turn violent. It decides to cut-off the water supply to the entire region for an indefinite period of time, reasoning that people will […]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Leaked Live Images Show Bezel-Less Display, Dual Rear Cameras

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has been in t­­he news since January this year, and can be expected to launch soon. From US FCC listings to leaked specifications and retail boxes, the smartphone has been leaked in a variety of ways. Now, the latest leak features live images of the smartphone, and points to an 18:9 display with minimal bezels on […]

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking […]

Swipe Elite Pro With 4G VoLTE Support, 3GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Swipe Technologies on Saturday launched a new budget smartphone in India, the Swipe Elite Pro. Priced at Rs. 6,999, the smartphone is now available to buy via Snapdeal. The smartphone’s highlights are its 4G VoLTE support, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage at its price point. “Swipe Elite Pro is power packed with features that stands […]