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USB 3.2 Type-C Specification Announced, Doubles Data Transfer Speeds

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has now announced a new USB Type-C specification – USB 3.2. It brings along double the data rates – with up to 20Gbps. However, while the aim of USB Type-C was to end the saga of multiple ports, this new added one defeats that purpose. …

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Meg Whitman Leaves HP Board, Chip Bergh Named Chairman

Meg Whitman stepped down as chairman and left the board of HP Inc., further distancing her corporate-computing company from the PC and printer businesses it split off in 2015. Whitman, who is chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., has served as chairman of HP Inc. since the two companies were formed …

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Windows 10 Preview Build Now Lets Link Your Android Phone to Your PC

Microsoft at its Build conference, a few months back, talked about PCs and phones working together, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for tablets and PCs brings it to life. The company’s latest Build 16251 for “Fast ring” users bring features that enable linking your Android phone to …

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Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Renders Leak With 3.5mm Audio Jack Absent

Google released Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones last year, and now iterative updates are in the offing. Now, renders of the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel XL 2 have surfaced online revealing design details. The smartphones sport thinner bezels, and there’s no sight of the 3.5mm audio jack as well. These renders are courtesy OnLeaks in partnership of MySmartPrice. …

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Xiaomi Mi 5X With 4GB of RAM, MIUI 9 Launched: Price, Specifications, Release Date, and More

Xiaomi Mi 5X, the latest mid-range smartphone from the house of Xiaomi, has been launched in China. The handset runs MIUI 9 – which was also launched at the event – from Xiaomi highlights a dual rear camera setup, 4GB of RAM, an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, and improved audio performance, among other things. The Xiaomi …

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Microsoft’s New Kaizala App Is What WhatsApp for Business Should Have Been

As Facebook chases business and enterprise customers for its popular instant messaging and voice calling app WhatsApp, Microsoft may have just beaten the social juggernaut to the punch. On Wednesday at an event in New Delhi, the Skype-owner launched Kaizala, a messaging app designed to ‘get work done’ that has already garnered interest from several state …

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Swiggy Denies Claims by Supposed Ex-Employees That It Fudged Numbers

After hours of “anxiety and confusion,” online food delivery startup Swiggy has rubbished an anonymous blog post which accused the firm of fabricating its financial numbers and cheating restaurant partners. An unverified blog post written supposedly by employees and ex-employees of Swiggy, which noted several instances of the startup lying to its restaurant partners …

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Redmi 4A Flash Sale Today: Time, Where to Buy, and More You Should Know

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (Review) was launched in India last week, and then made available in its first saleduring the 3rd Mi Anniversary sale. From 10am IST on Thursday, July 27, the smartphone will go on sale again, both online and offline. Online stores include Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and Tata Cliq, while offline stores include Poorvika, …

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Facebook Now Has Over 2 Billion Monthly Active Users, Sees Mobile Ads Grow

Facebook on Wednesday reported a surge in profits in the past quarter, fueled by strong growth in money-making ads to its more than two billion users. Net profit in the second quarter leapt 71 percent from a year ago to $3.9 billion (roughly Rs. 25,009 crores) while revenue climbed 45 percent …

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Foxconn Announces Plans to Build $10-Billion LCD Manufacturing Plant in the US

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday announced plans to build a $10 billion (roughly Rs. 64,111 crores) LCD display panel screen plant in Wisconsin, a deal President Donald Trumpasserted would not have happened without his efforts. The company said it plans to invest $10 billion over four years to build a …

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