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Moto Z2 Force With ShatterShield Display, 6GB of RAM Launched Alongside Moto 360 Camera Mod

Lenovo has launched a new flagship smartphone, the Moto Z2 Force . Like the previous ‘Force’ smartphone in the Moto Z series, the Moto Z2 Force Edition – as the company calls it – sports a ShatterShield display that’s guaranteed not to crack or shatter. As rumoured, the smartphone also bears dual rear …

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Qualcomm’s Neural Processing Engine SDK to Enable Better Optimisation for AI

Artificial intelligence and neural networks have been at the core of almost every technological breakthrough that has come out in the last one year. Considering this, Qualcomm has now released its Neural Processing Engine (NPE) SDK that allows developers to accelerate the deep neural network or AI-type workloads on devices that have …

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Vivo India Says Greater Noida Unit Layoffs Part of Right-Sizing Operations

Vivo India on Wednesday said that the layoffs at its manufacturing unit in Greater Noida are in line with the company’s business decision. Reacting to earlier media reports, the China-based smartphone maker said: “We look at staffing the right size in various divisions to improve productivity. The layoff is in line …

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Huawei Leads China’s Smartphone Market as Xiaomi Pips Apple: Canalys

Domestic smartphone shipments have fallen by 3 percent to 11 million in the second quarter of this year after six consecutive quarters of growth, with Huawei leading the market, shipping over 23 million smartphones, new research said on Wednesday. According to a survey conducted by global market research firm Canalys, Oppo had to settle …

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Nokia 3310 (2017) 3G Variant Spotted on Certification Site

While we wait for HMD Global to unveil the Nokia 8 next month, we’ve got two more Nokia-related stories for you in the meantime. A recent US FCC certification hints that you may just see a 3G variant of the recently revamped Nokia 3310 (2017) alongside the launch of the Nokia 8. Meanwhile, the Silver colour …

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Jide Discontinues Remix OS, Moves Focus to Business Customers

Jide Technology on Tuesday announced that the company has decided to discontinue its Android-based Remix OS and that it will be “transitioning away” from consumer space. For those who are unaware, Remix OS is essentially a customised form of Android for the desktop form factor that was launched in January last year. In a note from …

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Windows 10 Updates Are Failing on Some PCs, Leaving Them at Risk

Owners of computers based on Intel’s Clover Trail generation of Atom processors, released between late 2012 and mid-2013, are reportedly finding that they are unable to install the Windows 10 Creators’ Update, also known as Windows 10 v1703. Users have reported seeing a message saying “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this …

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Toshiba Resumes Blocking Western Digital Access to Chip Joint Venture

Toshiba said it resumed blocking access by Western Digital to data at their memory chip joint venture, intensifying its dispute with the US firm over the Japanese company’s planned sale of the chip business. Toshiba is counting on the sale of the chip business to cover billions of dollars in cost overruns at …

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Lenovo India Says Gaming PCs, Convertibles Will Drive Near-Term Growth

The note ban did have a slight impact on the adoption of technology and purchasing trends in the country but that phase is now over and gaming PCs, along with convertible laptops, will drive the next level of growth in the personal computers’ space, a top Lenovo India executive has stressed. Saying …

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HP Launches New Pavilion All-in-One PCs With Refreshed Design, Processors

HP on Tuesday announced the launch of its two new Pavilion All-in-One PCs with 23.8-inch and 27-inch displays respectively. These two desktop PCs come just in time for the back-to-school spree and pack some of the features that make them suitable for both parents and kids, as per the company. The pricing for …