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Saturday, October 01, 2016
Lenovo partners with Amazon, Yatra and HDFC Bank for variety of offers with the Z2 Plus

Lenovo partners with Amazon, Yatra and HDFC Bank for variety of offers with the Z2 Plus

If you remember Lenovo launched the rebranded ZUK Z2 as the Z2 Plus in India last week. The handset is suppose to go on sale tonight at midnight and the company has just announced a variety of offers coming with the smartphone. As a part of the launch, Lenovo has announced that the offers will be available for customers buying the new smartphone till 3 October......more
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Enterprise
Flex ups focus on IoT, wearables, invests Rs 62-cr for Huawei smartphone production
US-based contract manufacturer Flex will invest about Rs 62 crore towards creating capacity for Huawei in its Chennai plant, even as it looks to increase business from India by diversifying into internet of things (IoT), wearables and other segments including.... more
Samsung recall threatens reputation, bottom line
Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition -- it's been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn't over yet. With ever-fiercer competition in the... more
Vodafone may splurge Rs 13,700-16,500 crore on spectrum post infusion, but rivals unruffled
Vodafone Group's huge capital infusion into its Indian subsidiary may make it an aggressive bidder in the upcoming spectrum auction, but is unlikely to alter strategies of rivals Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Reliance Jio Infocomm.... more
Handset
Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) With 4G Support, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched at Rs. 4,999
Alcatel at the CES 2016 in January launched the Pixi 4 in 7-inch, 6-inch, and 4-inch variants. The company has now launched a 5-inch Pixi 4 for the Indian market. The handset is priced at Rs. 4,999 and is exclusively available via Flipkartin four colour options... more
IT / Security
WhatsApp must scrub data when users delete app: HC
The Delhi High Court told WhatsApp to scrub all data belonging to those who delete the messaging app from their devices in a decision that could strengthen calls for user privacy. The court also asked the government and the Telecom Regulatory... more
Report
Reliance Jio claims 4 crore daily call failure with Idea network
Idea Cellular on Friday said it will provide over 230% additional capacity to Reliance Jio to enhance capacity in both access and long-distance interconnection, allowing seamless two- way calling between the networks, even as the latter claimed 4 crore... more
Spirent announces the launch of GNSS Multi-Frequency Interference Detection and Analysis Solution
Spirent Communications, an industry leader in products and services for evaluating positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) system robustness, today, announced the launch of GSS200D Interference Detection and Analysis solution.... more
Telecom
COAI terms Reliance Jio’s letter slanderous, calls it as a back-door operator
Telecom lobby group COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) Sunday alleged that the Reliance Jio's letter seeking association's governance overhaul is slanderous as well as mischievous as it suggested that the incumbent operators... more
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