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  • Qualcomm said on Tuesday that it had achieved a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices, further demonstrating its capabilities as phone makers and network operators work on solutions for 5G networks. On the sidelines, Qualcomm also previewed its first 5G smartphone reference design for testing and optimisation of 5G technology. The company also announced the Snapdragon 636.The chipmaker beamed a 5G data connection on Snapdragon X50 5G modem, the chipset it unveiled last year. The X50 delivered gigabit speeds and a data connection in the 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band. "This major milestone and our 5G smartphone reference design showcase how Qualcomm Technologies is driving 5G NR in mobile devices to enhance mobile broadband experiences for consumers around the world," said Cristiano Amon, Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies and President, QCT."The ability to progress from a product announcement to functional silicon in twelve months speaks to Qualc..

    Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636, Conducts First 5G Test on Mobile

    Qualcomm said on Tuesday that it had achieved a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices, further demonstrating its capabilities as phone makers and network operators work on solutions for 5G networks. On the sidelines, Qualcomm also previewed its first 5G smartphone reference design for testing and optimisation of 5G technology. The company also announced the Snapdragon 636.The chipmaker beamed a 5G data connection on Snapdragon X50 5G modem, the chipset it unveiled last year. The X50 delivered gigabit speeds and a data connection in the 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band. "This major milestone and our 5G smartphone reference design showcase how Qualcomm Technologies is driving 5G NR in mobile devices to enhance mobile broadband experiences for consumers around the world," said Cristiano Amon, Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies and President, QCT."The ability to progress from a product announcement to functional silicon in twelve months speaks to Qualc..
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  • Flipkart and Amazon sales for Diwali have some great deals on laptops, TVs, and other electronics, but it is the smartphone category that gets the most attention. With deals and discounts on popular smartphones across price segments, there’s something on offer for everyone in the two sales. Amazon and Flipkart sales are also providing cashbacks, exchange discounts, no cost EMIs, and other freebies to further lower the effective prices of the smartphones in their respective sales. We take a look at the most popular Amazon and Flipkart sale offers on mobile phones to help you get the best deals you can avail today.iPhone 8 64GBOn both Flipkart and Amazon, the iPhone 8 64GB is selling at Rs. 59,999, down from its launch price of Rs. 64,000. On the latter, buyers will get 60GB additional data from Vodafone and cashback of Rs. 500 in Amazon Pay balance or Rs. 1,750 cashback on SBI debit or credit card payments. There’s a no cost EMI too. Flipkart is offering cashback of Rs. 1,750 on HDFC ..

    Flipkart, Amazon Sale Offers on Mobile Phones: iPhone 8, iPhone 7, Redmi Note 4, and Other Deals

    Flipkart and Amazon sales for Diwali have some great deals on laptops, TVs, and other electronics, but it is the smartphone category that gets the most attention. With deals and discounts on popular smartphones across price segments, there’s something on offer for everyone in the two sales. Amazon and Flipkart sales are also providing cashbacks, exchange discounts, no cost EMIs, and other freebies to further lower the effective prices of the smartphones in their respective sales. We take a look at the most popular Amazon and Flipkart sale offers on mobile phones to help you get the best deals you can avail today.iPhone 8 64GBOn both Flipkart and Amazon, the iPhone 8 64GB is selling at Rs. 59,999, down from its launch price of Rs. 64,000. On the latter, buyers will get 60GB additional data from Vodafone and cashback of Rs. 500 in Amazon Pay balance or Rs. 1,750 cashback on SBI debit or credit card payments. There’s a no cost EMI too. Flipkart is offering cashback of Rs. 1,750 on HDFC ..
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  • Amazon has announced a bunch of offers it will be providing during its Diwali sale a day before the sale is scheduled to begin. The company will be giving customers discounts on usual suspects like mobile phones, laptops, TVs, consumer durables, fashion, sports and fitness, personal care, and beauty. Deals will be provided on Amazon products such as Echo, Kindle, Fire TV Stick, and gift cards as well. Apart from the flat discounts on products, you can look forward to cashbacks, exchange discounts, no cost EMIs etc in the sale, which starts on October 14 and runs till October 17. Here’s a look at the Amazon sale offers and deals revealed by the company so far.Amazon sale offers on mobile phonesDiving head-first into the smartphone category, Amazon sale offers on mobiles include deals on 160 handsets, with discounts up to 40 percent. Among smartphones on offer will be handsets by top brands such as Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Moto, LG, Sony, and Panasonic. Nokia 8, HMD Global’s fir..

    Amazon Diwali Sale Offers on Mobile Phones, TVs, Laptops and More Revealed

    Amazon has announced a bunch of offers it will be providing during its Diwali sale a day before the sale is scheduled to begin. The company will be giving customers discounts on usual suspects like mobile phones, laptops, TVs, consumer durables, fashion, sports and fitness, personal care, and beauty. Deals will be provided on Amazon products such as Echo, Kindle, Fire TV Stick, and gift cards as well. Apart from the flat discounts on products, you can look forward to cashbacks, exchange discounts, no cost EMIs etc in the sale, which starts on October 14 and runs till October 17. Here’s a look at the Amazon sale offers and deals revealed by the company so far.Amazon sale offers on mobile phonesDiving head-first into the smartphone category, Amazon sale offers on mobiles include deals on 160 handsets, with discounts up to 40 percent. Among smartphones on offer will be handsets by top brands such as Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Moto, LG, Sony, and Panasonic. Nokia 8, HMD Global’s fir..
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  • Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. Flipkart is also offering Buyback Guarantee policies at Rs. 99 with the smartphones, and promising a minimum 50 percent buyback value for the handsets. Separately, there is a 10 percent instant discount on purchases made with HDFC Bank credit and debit cards. Finally, the e-commerce company is also touting no-cost EMIs on HDFC Bank credit cards and Bajaj Finserv EMI cards.Let's get to the mobile deals. During the Flipkart Big Diwali sale, the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (normally priced at Rs. 12,999) will be made available at Rs. 10,999. Next up, the Moto C Plus will be available at Rs. 5,999, down from Rs. 6,999. The Lenovo K8 Plus (3GB) - normally priced at Rs. 10,999 - will be available at Rs. 8,999.Next up, the Samsung Galaxy On Max, normally priced at Rs. 16,900, will be made available at Rs. 15,900 with Rs. 3,000..

    Flipkart Big Diwali Sale’s Mobile Offers: Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and More

    Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. Flipkart is also offering Buyback Guarantee policies at Rs. 99 with the smartphones, and promising a minimum 50 percent buyback value for the handsets. Separately, there is a 10 percent instant discount on purchases made with HDFC Bank credit and debit cards. Finally, the e-commerce company is also touting no-cost EMIs on HDFC Bank credit cards and Bajaj Finserv EMI cards.Let's get to the mobile deals. During the Flipkart Big Diwali sale, the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (normally priced at Rs. 12,999) will be made available at Rs. 10,999. Next up, the Moto C Plus will be available at Rs. 5,999, down from Rs. 6,999. The Lenovo K8 Plus (3GB) - normally priced at Rs. 10,999 - will be available at Rs. 8,999.Next up, the Samsung Galaxy On Max, normally priced at Rs. 16,900, will be made available at Rs. 15,900 with Rs. 3,000..
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  • Amazon will host the next Great Indian Festival sale for Diwali from October 14 to October 17, the same days arch rival Flipkart will have its own sale. The Amazon sale will offer discounts and deals on products in categories like smartphones, TVs, laptops, accessories, headphones, speakers, and other electronics. Along with these, shoppers can also get deals on home appliances, home décor etc. As has become the staple for online sales nowadays, Amazon will be offering no cost EMIs on as many as 30,000 products, exchange discounts, and cashbacks on Amazon Pay (up to Rs. 500) and SBI credit and debit cards (10 percent) in its Diwali sale.Amazon sale deals on mobile phones and other electronicsStarting with mobiles and accessories, Amazon says users can expect up to 50 percent off in the category. Mobiles will see discounts of up to 40 percent, and accessories on the other hand should see discounts up to 80 percent, with up to 65 percent off on power banks, 80 percent off on mobile case..

    Amazon Diwali Sale Dates Announced; Discounts on Mobile Phones, TVs, Laptops, and More

    Amazon will host the next Great Indian Festival sale for Diwali from October 14 to October 17, the same days arch rival Flipkart will have its own sale. The Amazon sale will offer discounts and deals on products in categories like smartphones, TVs, laptops, accessories, headphones, speakers, and other electronics. Along with these, shoppers can also get deals on home appliances, home décor etc. As has become the staple for online sales nowadays, Amazon will be offering no cost EMIs on as many as 30,000 products, exchange discounts, and cashbacks on Amazon Pay (up to Rs. 500) and SBI credit and debit cards (10 percent) in its Diwali sale.Amazon sale deals on mobile phones and other electronicsStarting with mobiles and accessories, Amazon says users can expect up to 50 percent off in the category. Mobiles will see discounts of up to 40 percent, and accessories on the other hand should see discounts up to 80 percent, with up to 65 percent off on power banks, 80 percent off on mobile case..
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  • The government has given four more months to handset companies to add support for Indian languages on mobile phones, by extending the deadline to February 1, 2018.The move will come as a relief to mobile handset companies that had flagged various issues pertaining to implementation of the said order.The extension was granted to address the issues and concerns raised by manufacturers "with regard to compliance to the order" and facilitate a "smooth implementation" of the said directive, according to a notification by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY)."The date of coming into effect of the... order stands extended to February 1, 2018," it added.In a statement, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) said the extension will provide a "huge relief to the mobile handset industry"."Industry has been working relentlessly for the implementation of Indian language support on handsets ... ICA advocated the pain areas in the implementation such as the issues pertaining to testing across B..

    Government Extends Regional Language Support Deadline for Mobile Phones to February 1

    The government has given four more months to handset companies to add support for Indian languages on mobile phones, by extending the deadline to February 1, 2018.The move will come as a relief to mobile handset companies that had flagged various issues pertaining to implementation of the said order.The extension was granted to address the issues and concerns raised by manufacturers "with regard to compliance to the order" and facilitate a "smooth implementation" of the said directive, according to a notification by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY)."The date of coming into effect of the... order stands extended to February 1, 2018," it added.In a statement, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) said the extension will provide a "huge relief to the mobile handset industry"."Industry has been working relentlessly for the implementation of Indian language support on handsets ... ICA advocated the pain areas in the implementation such as the issues pertaining to testing across B..
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  • Search marketers rely on tools to make sense of what is a very complex, fluid environment. With the increasing importance of mobile, the list of tools grows even longer. Which platforms should search marketers use to devise a mobile-first SEO strategy? While we await the launch of Google’s mobile-first index, search marketers are aiming to capitalize on the growing quantity of searches made on smartphones. We spent a long time anticipating the ‘mobile era’, but for many businesses it has been a reality for some time now. The numbers certainly tell their own story. Mobile searches now outnumber desktop queries, and mobile advertising spend is projected to exceed $100 billion worldwide this year. (Source: Statista) Of course, this means that the ranking signals for mobile are different to those used for desktop results. That stands to reason; smartphones are used for different purposes and they provide Google with different data sets to calculate its rankings. Mobile websites ofte..

    The 5 best tools to develop a mobile-first SEO strategy

    Search marketers rely on tools to make sense of what is a very complex, fluid environment. With the increasing importance of mobile, the list of tools grows even longer. Which platforms should search marketers use to devise a mobile-first SEO strategy? While we await the launch of Google’s mobile-first index, search marketers are aiming to capitalize on the growing quantity of searches made on smartphones. We spent a long time anticipating the ‘mobile era’, but for many businesses it has been a reality for some time now. The numbers certainly tell their own story. Mobile searches now outnumber desktop queries, and mobile advertising spend is projected to exceed $100 billion worldwide this year. (Source: Statista) Of course, this means that the ranking signals for mobile are different to those used for desktop results. That stands to reason; smartphones are used for different purposes and they provide Google with different data sets to calculate its rankings. Mobile websites ofte..
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  • The Amazon sale has kicked off at 12am on Wednesday, marking the second edition of the Great Indian Festival in the ongoing festive season. The sale, which lasts till Sunday, October 8, will see discounts on over 10 crore products across categories such as electronics, consumer durables, fashion, home & kitchen, among many others. Amazon sale will provide customers with cashbacks on purchases made via Citi Credit and Debit cards (minimum spending Rs. 3,000, maximum cashback Rs. 2,000) as well as Amazon Pay balance (maximum Rs. 450), along with no cost EMI option. There will be exchange offers on popular products as well, such as smartphones, laptops, TVs, etc.Amazon sale offers on mobile phonesAs part of the ongoing sale, Amazon is offering up to 40 percent discount on smartphones and up to 80 percent off on accessories such as cases and powerbanks. 160 smartphones and over 100 electronics will be available as Amazon Exclusives in the sale.Among the top Amazon sale deals on mobiles i..

    Amazon Sale Starts: Offers on Mobile Phones, Laptops, TVs, and More

    The Amazon sale has kicked off at 12am on Wednesday, marking the second edition of the Great Indian Festival in the ongoing festive season. The sale, which lasts till Sunday, October 8, will see discounts on over 10 crore products across categories such as electronics, consumer durables, fashion, home & kitchen, among many others. Amazon sale will provide customers with cashbacks on purchases made via Citi Credit and Debit cards (minimum spending Rs. 3,000, maximum cashback Rs. 2,000) as well as Amazon Pay balance (maximum Rs. 450), along with no cost EMI option. There will be exchange offers on popular products as well, such as smartphones, laptops, TVs, etc.Amazon sale offers on mobile phonesAs part of the ongoing sale, Amazon is offering up to 40 percent discount on smartphones and up to 80 percent off on accessories such as cases and powerbanks. 160 smartphones and over 100 electronics will be available as Amazon Exclusives in the sale.Among the top Amazon sale deals on mobiles i..
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  • Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said 95 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants in the country."Today 95 mobile manufacturing factories have come up in India and India is becoming a big hub of electronics and mobile manufacturing. Of these, 32 units have come up in Noida and Greater Noida," Prasad said at the Capital Foundation Annual Lecture in New Delhi."Every day we are adding 3-4 startups. They are IITians, they left their jobs in America and have come back to India," he said."In Silicon Valley (US), 51 percent of new inventions are IT-based and 14 percent of those are created by Indian minds there. That is how India is emerging," he added.The minister also said the government plans to make 6 crore families in the country digital-literate as part of the Digital India plan.Prasad, who is also Law Minister, also lauded the Supreme Court for leveraging digital technology in expediting judicial processes."We have created digital ..

    95 Mobile Firms Have Set Up Manufacturing Plants in India: Prasad

    Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said 95 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants in the country."Today 95 mobile manufacturing factories have come up in India and India is becoming a big hub of electronics and mobile manufacturing. Of these, 32 units have come up in Noida and Greater Noida," Prasad said at the Capital Foundation Annual Lecture in New Delhi."Every day we are adding 3-4 startups. They are IITians, they left their jobs in America and have come back to India," he said."In Silicon Valley (US), 51 percent of new inventions are IT-based and 14 percent of those are created by Indian minds there. That is how India is emerging," he added.The minister also said the government plans to make 6 crore families in the country digital-literate as part of the Digital India plan.Prasad, who is also Law Minister, also lauded the Supreme Court for leveraging digital technology in expediting judicial processes."We have created digital ..
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