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  • Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc will join Foxconn's bid for Toshiba Corp's semiconductor business, the Nikkei business daily quoted Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou as saying on Monday.The two US technology giants plan to "chip in funds", Gou said, according the interview with the newspaper. It was not immediately clear if this would take the form of a direct investment in the semiconductor unit or would be financing for the deal.Taiwan's Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, has also partnered with its Japanese unit Sharp Corp in its bid.Representatives for Apple and Amazon were not immediately available for comment.Toshiba is depending on the sale of the unit, the world's second-largest NAND chip maker, to cover billions of dollars in cost overruns at its now bankrupt US nuclear unit Westinghouse.Foxconn is not seen as a frontrunner in the sale of the unit, which Toshiba has valued at at least $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,16,239 crores), due to i..

    Foxconn Says Apple, Amazon to Join Its Bid for Toshiba Chip Unit: Report

    Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc will join Foxconn's bid for Toshiba Corp's semiconductor business, the Nikkei business daily quoted Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou as saying on Monday.The two US technology giants plan to "chip in funds", Gou said, according the interview with the newspaper. It was not immediately clear if this would take the form of a direct investment in the semiconductor unit or would be financing for the deal.Taiwan's Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, has also partnered with its Japanese unit Sharp Corp in its bid.Representatives for Apple and Amazon were not immediately available for comment.Toshiba is depending on the sale of the unit, the world's second-largest NAND chip maker, to cover billions of dollars in cost overruns at its now bankrupt US nuclear unit Westinghouse.Foxconn is not seen as a frontrunner in the sale of the unit, which Toshiba has valued at at least $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,16,239 crores), due to i..
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  • Amazon Prime Day, a global event for the e-commerce company, is in full swing as products across various categories are up for purchase on heavy discounts. From iPhones to popular Android phones and from laptops to TVs, there is something for everyone in the first-ever Amazon Prime Day sale in India; the sale is being held in 12 other countries simultaneously. Though the Prime Day deals started 6pm on July 10, many of them are still active, so if you are in the market for a great deal on smartphones, laptops, TVs, e-readers, headphones, tablets, etc., we have compiled a list of the best Amazon Prime Day deals available today.Before that, we've compiled a few tips to share that will make your shopping experience slightly better in this Amazon Prime Day sale: The ongoing Amazon sale deals are exclusive for Prime subscribers. Amazon Prime membership costs Rs. 499 per year, and you can signup today if you are not a member and enjoy full benefits, including access to Prime Video. To ..

    Amazon Prime Day 2017: Deals on iPhone 7, Google Pixel, iPhone 6s, Laptops, TVs, and More

    Amazon Prime Day, a global event for the e-commerce company, is in full swing as products across various categories are up for purchase on heavy discounts. From iPhones to popular Android phones and from laptops to TVs, there is something for everyone in the first-ever Amazon Prime Day sale in India; the sale is being held in 12 other countries simultaneously. Though the Prime Day deals started 6pm on July 10, many of them are still active, so if you are in the market for a great deal on smartphones, laptops, TVs, e-readers, headphones, tablets, etc., we have compiled a list of the best Amazon Prime Day deals available today.Before that, we've compiled a few tips to share that will make your shopping experience slightly better in this Amazon Prime Day sale: The ongoing Amazon sale deals are exclusive for Prime subscribers. Amazon Prime membership costs Rs. 499 per year, and you can signup today if you are not a member and enjoy full benefits, including access to Prime Video. To ..
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  • Ever since telecom operator Reliance Jio started commercial operations, it has managed to garner a massive subscriber base in record time, with users scrambling to take advantage of the lucrative 4G data and voice calling options it has to offer. Smartphone sellers started partnering with Jio to provide additional data, and now payment portals are giving lucrative offers to Jio users in the form of cashbacks. Digital payment portals like Paytm, MobiKwik, Amazon Pay, and PhonePe all offer different amounts of cashbacks on Reliance Jio recharges. This is to lure users out of the My Jio app, and get them to use their respective digital payment portal instead.Most of the cashbacks are offered on plans above Rs. 300 which means eligible recharge packs include Rs. 309, Rs. 349, Rs. 399, Rs. 509, Rs. 999, Rs. 1,999, Rs. 4,999 and Rs. 9,999. We list out all the cashback offers listed by different payment portals, for you to make a smart decision on which portal offers the best cashback as per..

    Jio Recharge Cashback Offers: The Best Amazon Pay, PhonePe, Paytm, MobiKwik Cashback Offers

    Ever since telecom operator Reliance Jio started commercial operations, it has managed to garner a massive subscriber base in record time, with users scrambling to take advantage of the lucrative 4G data and voice calling options it has to offer. Smartphone sellers started partnering with Jio to provide additional data, and now payment portals are giving lucrative offers to Jio users in the form of cashbacks. Digital payment portals like Paytm, MobiKwik, Amazon Pay, and PhonePe all offer different amounts of cashbacks on Reliance Jio recharges. This is to lure users out of the My Jio app, and get them to use their respective digital payment portal instead.Most of the cashbacks are offered on plans above Rs. 300 which means eligible recharge packs include Rs. 309, Rs. 349, Rs. 399, Rs. 509, Rs. 999, Rs. 1,999, Rs. 4,999 and Rs. 9,999. We list out all the cashback offers listed by different payment portals, for you to make a smart decision on which portal offers the best cashback as per..
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  • Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review) - which was recently found to amongst the top selling smartphones globally by Strategy Analytics - will go on sale in India on Thursday via Amazon. Alongside, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) will also go on sale. Both sales are being held at different times, with the Redmi 4A set to go on sale at 12pm IST, and the Redmi 4 set to go on sale at 3pm IST. There are sale offers for both smartphones. Redmi 4A buyers get up to 30GB additional data from Reliance Jio and Rs. 200 Kindle promotion credits, while the Redmi 4 has free 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, free 3-month subscription to Hungama Play, in addition.Xiaomi Redmi 4A price, specificationsThe Redmi 4A was launched in India in March at Rs. 5,999, following its launch in China in November. Featuring a polycarbonate body, the Redmi 4A bears a hybrid dual-SIM card slot, and runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.4G..

    Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A to Go on Sale Today via Amazon India

    Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review) - which was recently found to amongst the top selling smartphones globally by Strategy Analytics - will go on sale in India on Thursday via Amazon. Alongside, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) will also go on sale. Both sales are being held at different times, with the Redmi 4A set to go on sale at 12pm IST, and the Redmi 4 set to go on sale at 3pm IST. There are sale offers for both smartphones. Redmi 4A buyers get up to 30GB additional data from Reliance Jio and Rs. 200 Kindle promotion credits, while the Redmi 4 has free 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, free 3-month subscription to Hungama Play, in addition.Xiaomi Redmi 4A price, specificationsThe Redmi 4A was launched in India in March at Rs. 5,999, following its launch in China in November. Featuring a polycarbonate body, the Redmi 4A bears a hybrid dual-SIM card slot, and runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.4G..
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  • Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review), which was ranked second in the list of bestselling phones in India for the past quarter, will once again go on sale in the country on Tuesday. Following the tradition of previous weekly Redmi 4 flash sales, the smartphone will go on sale via Amazon India and Mi.com at 12pm IST. Both sites have their own sale offers, sweetening the deal for interested buyers. Also as seen in previous weeks, all three Redmi 4 variants will be made available to buy during Tuesday's flash sale.To recall, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 was launched in India in May, and it is in fact different from the Redmi 4 smartphone that was launched in China in November last year. Instead, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 model brought to India is the Redmi 4X that was launched in China in February. Read on to learn more about the smartphone's variants, specifications, and sale offers on Amazon and Mi.com.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price in India, offersThe Xiaomi Redmi 4 price in India starts at Rs. 6,999 for the 2GB R..

    Xiaomi Redmi 4 Flash Sale in India Set for Today, via Amazon and Mi.com

    Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review), which was ranked second in the list of bestselling phones in India for the past quarter, will once again go on sale in the country on Tuesday. Following the tradition of previous weekly Redmi 4 flash sales, the smartphone will go on sale via Amazon India and Mi.com at 12pm IST. Both sites have their own sale offers, sweetening the deal for interested buyers. Also as seen in previous weeks, all three Redmi 4 variants will be made available to buy during Tuesday's flash sale.To recall, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 was launched in India in May, and it is in fact different from the Redmi 4 smartphone that was launched in China in November last year. Instead, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 model brought to India is the Redmi 4X that was launched in China in February. Read on to learn more about the smartphone's variants, specifications, and sale offers on Amazon and Mi.com.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price in India, offersThe Xiaomi Redmi 4 price in India starts at Rs. 6,999 for the 2GB R..
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  • After KryptoWire’s privacy revelations at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last week, Amazon has decided to stop selling Blu smartphones from its site. The e-commerce company cites “security and privacy of our customers is of the utmost importance”, and has announced that it won’t sell Blu phones till the problem is resolved.The problem first came to light last year in November, when Shanghai Adups Technology, a firm based in China, was caught for having added a backdoor to the firmware of cheap smartphones like the Blu R1 HD sold in the US. At the time, the Shanghai-based firm said it had mistakenly used code for China-based software in these firmware, and remedial measures were soon made. However, researchers at KryptoWire last week once again revealed that Adups' software is still sending data from the Blu Grand M smartphone to the company's server in China.Because of this revelation, CNET now reports that Amazon has decided to suspend the Miami-based Android compan..

    Amazon Suspends Blu Smartphones’ Sale After New Privacy Threat Reports

    After KryptoWire’s privacy revelations at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last week, Amazon has decided to stop selling Blu smartphones from its site. The e-commerce company cites “security and privacy of our customers is of the utmost importance”, and has announced that it won’t sell Blu phones till the problem is resolved.The problem first came to light last year in November, when Shanghai Adups Technology, a firm based in China, was caught for having added a backdoor to the firmware of cheap smartphones like the Blu R1 HD sold in the US. At the time, the Shanghai-based firm said it had mistakenly used code for China-based software in these firmware, and remedial measures were soon made. However, researchers at KryptoWire last week once again revealed that Adups' software is still sending data from the Blu Grand M smartphone to the company's server in China.Because of this revelation, CNET now reports that Amazon has decided to suspend the Miami-based Android compan..
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  • Reliance Jio launched the Jio Phone last month, and Intex has now jumped onto the 4G feature phone bandwagon with its latest launch, the Turbo+ 4G. This device runs on KaiOS (also rumoured to be what the JioPhone runs on) and has a 2.4-inch QVGA screen. It is powered by an unspecified dual-core processor and has 512GB of RAM. It has a 2-megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera, plus a 2000mAh battery.The Jio Phone-rival packs 4GB of storage which can be bumped up by 32GB using a microSD card. The Turbo+ 4G is part of a new range of feature phones called Navratna, all of which are priced between Rs. 700 and Rs. 1,500. Intex says that this phone can give feature phone users better voice quality and the power of an Internet connection, without the cost of a smartphone.Facebook AI shutdown story was sensationalizedThe story that circulated earlier this week about Facebook shutting down an AI program after two bots "became too self-aware" is somewhat inaccurate, according to fresh repo..

    Jio Phone Rival, Facebook AI Shutdown, Amazon Great Indian Sale Dates, and More: Your 360 Daily

    Reliance Jio launched the Jio Phone last month, and Intex has now jumped onto the 4G feature phone bandwagon with its latest launch, the Turbo+ 4G. This device runs on KaiOS (also rumoured to be what the JioPhone runs on) and has a 2.4-inch QVGA screen. It is powered by an unspecified dual-core processor and has 512GB of RAM. It has a 2-megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera, plus a 2000mAh battery.The Jio Phone-rival packs 4GB of storage which can be bumped up by 32GB using a microSD card. The Turbo+ 4G is part of a new range of feature phones called Navratna, all of which are priced between Rs. 700 and Rs. 1,500. Intex says that this phone can give feature phone users better voice quality and the power of an Internet connection, without the cost of a smartphone.Facebook AI shutdown story was sensationalizedThe story that circulated earlier this week about Facebook shutting down an AI program after two bots "became too self-aware" is somewhat inaccurate, according to fresh repo..
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  • Lenovo K8 Note will be launched in India as an Amazon exclusively, says the e-commerce site on its dedicated Web page for the upcoming handset. The Amazon India Lenovo K8 Note page shows that the smartphone's highlight features will be performance and photography. Users can also opt to get notifications regarding K8 Note updates from the e-commerce site by signing up on the page. The upcoming Lenovo handset adds to the list of Amazon-exclusive smartphones in India, which includes the BlackBerry KEYone that was announced on Tuesday.Lenovo K8 Note specificationsThe Amazon India page for the Lenovo K8 Note highlights performance and photography as the notable features of the smartphone. A GeekBench listing revealed some key specifications of the upcoming 'Killer Note' model. According to the leak, the smartphone will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and will be powered by a 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, backed by 4GB of RAM. Both the processor and RAM are improvements over th..

    Lenovo K8 Note, Launching in India on August 9, Will Be Exclusive to Amazon

    Lenovo K8 Note will be launched in India as an Amazon exclusively, says the e-commerce site on its dedicated Web page for the upcoming handset. The Amazon India Lenovo K8 Note page shows that the smartphone's highlight features will be performance and photography. Users can also opt to get notifications regarding K8 Note updates from the e-commerce site by signing up on the page. The upcoming Lenovo handset adds to the list of Amazon-exclusive smartphones in India, which includes the BlackBerry KEYone that was announced on Tuesday.Lenovo K8 Note specificationsThe Amazon India page for the Lenovo K8 Note highlights performance and photography as the notable features of the smartphone. A GeekBench listing revealed some key specifications of the upcoming 'Killer Note' model. According to the leak, the smartphone will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and will be powered by a 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, backed by 4GB of RAM. Both the processor and RAM are improvements over th..
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  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (Review) is up for sale in India on Thursday, via Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Paytm Mall, and Mi.com. The sale began at 10am IST, and the smartphone is only available in its Black colour variant, with a 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage configuration. To recall, the smartphone was launched in India in July, and apart from weekly online sales, is also available to buy from a range of offline stores across the country. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India is Rs. 16,999, and buyers can enjoy up to 100GB additional Reliance Jio 4G data with the purchase. Users will get up to 10GB additional data on every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 10 recharges up to May 31, 2018.Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specificationsThe dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Mi Max 2 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat (with features like Split Screen added), and it sports a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 342ppi, a brightness rated at 450 nits, a 72 percent NTSC colour gamut..

    Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Goes on Sale in India Today, via Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Paytm Mall, Mi.com

    Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (Review) is up for sale in India on Thursday, via Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Paytm Mall, and Mi.com. The sale began at 10am IST, and the smartphone is only available in its Black colour variant, with a 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage configuration. To recall, the smartphone was launched in India in July, and apart from weekly online sales, is also available to buy from a range of offline stores across the country. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India is Rs. 16,999, and buyers can enjoy up to 100GB additional Reliance Jio 4G data with the purchase. Users will get up to 10GB additional data on every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 10 recharges up to May 31, 2018.Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specificationsThe dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Mi Max 2 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat (with features like Split Screen added), and it sports a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 342ppi, a brightness rated at 450 nits, a 72 percent NTSC colour gamut..
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  • Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) and the Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review) will go on sale in India on Thursday via Amazon. While the Xiaomi Redmi 4 flash sale starts at 3pm IST, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A flash sale starts at 12pm IST. Neither smartphone will be made available via Mi.com on Thursday. As usual, Amazon has sales offers alongside, with Xiaomi Redmi 4 buyers getting up to 30GB additional data from Reliance Jio, while has free 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, free 3-month subscription to Hungama Play, and Rs. 200 Kindle promotion credits in addition to the same Jio additional data offer.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price, variantsThe Redmi 4 was launched in May in three memory/ storage variants in India. The 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 6,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 8,999, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 4 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It sports an all-metal body an..

    Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon

    Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) and the Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review) will go on sale in India on Thursday via Amazon. While the Xiaomi Redmi 4 flash sale starts at 3pm IST, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A flash sale starts at 12pm IST. Neither smartphone will be made available via Mi.com on Thursday. As usual, Amazon has sales offers alongside, with Xiaomi Redmi 4 buyers getting up to 30GB additional data from Reliance Jio, while has free 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, free 3-month subscription to Hungama Play, and Rs. 200 Kindle promotion credits in addition to the same Jio additional data offer.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price, variantsThe Redmi 4 was launched in May in three memory/ storage variants in India. The 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 6,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 8,999, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 4 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It sports an all-metal body an..
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