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The logo of LG Electronics is seen on the back side of LG Velvet smartphone displayed at a telecom shop in Seoul on April 5, 2021. (AFP)

LG to exit loss-making mobile phone business worldwide

LG was once the third-largest mobile phone maker but has lost market share to Chinese and other competitors

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is a hark back to Galaxy Note devices of yesteryear and this is because of the flat display found here.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite review: A noteworthy Note 10!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite comes with the best bits of the flagship model and excludes certain aspects that won’t be missed.

The launch events will be streamed online for prospective buyers and smartphone ethusiasts (Photo | realme)

Xiaomi Note 9, realme 6 launch events cancelled amid Coronavirus scare

The phones will however be available for purchase online on schedule, Redmi on March 12 and realme on March 5

The 2019 OnePlus 7T Pro has been hugely popular (Photo | OnePlus)

OnePlus 8 series may get here faster than you think, mid-April launch expected

The Chinese premium smartphone maker is likely to launch the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 Lite together

Samsung in the second quarter saw smartphone sales slip 29 percent compared with a year ago, according to research firm IDC, as the South Korean firm lost the top position to Huawei in a slumping global market, and is hoping to make big gains with today's launch of multiple devices. Featured here is the Samsung Galaxy Note20 and the Note20 Ultra. (Photo | Samsung.in)

Samsung Galaxy Note20, Note 20 Ultra among devices launched today

The Galaxy Z Fold2, Tab S7 and Tab S7+, Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Buds Live earbuds were also unveiled at the event.

Gadgets

Cars drive past a traffic board reading "Covid-19 avoid contact" near Rennes, western France, on March 20, 2020 amid the spread of the novel coronavirus. (Photo | AFP)

Amazon threatens workers in France with pay cut for exercising 'right of refusal' amid coronavirus spread

Government warns retailer against penalising workers who are permitted by law to refuse to work when there is risk to their health or safety

The DMA’s are D Class digital amplifiers which have a smaller footprint that can save a lot of rack space and hence real estate, air conditioning and power consumption.

INOX to deploy Dolby Multichannel Amplifiers to provide the best in class experience

INOX is also taking the Dolby Atmos roll out further this year.

Toreto Air is available at an introductory price of Rs 2,499.

Toreto launches lightweight “Air” Bluetooth headphones

Weighing just 140 grams, the new headphone is ideal for extensive outdoor activities

Getting started with Snowball iCE is as simple as unboxing the mic and plugging it directly into any Mac or PC, no drivers needed.

Blue Microphones’ top-selling Snowball iCE USB microphone debuts in India

The number 1 selling USB microphone in the US and UK is now available in India.

In Other news

No accounts will be deleted on May 15 because of this update and no one in India will lose functionality of WhatsApp either.  (AA file photo)

No deadline for whatsapp privacy policy

A WhatsApp spokesperson said that no accounts will be deleted on May 15 for not accepting the policy update

The PSLV takeoff

ISRO successfully launches Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49

The international satellites — one from Lithuania, four each from Luxembourg and the USA

Twitter had already banned some COVID-related misinformation in December, including falsehoods about how the virus spreads, whether masks are effective and the risk of infection and death. (AP/Matt Rourke, File)

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

The company said that it has started using human reviewers to assess whether tweets violate its policy against COVID vaccine misinformation

Many are switching to alternate platform Triller. Even TikTok’s gold standard, Charli D’Amelio—who, with 87.5 million followers at just 16 years old, is the platform’s most popular creator—announced Tuesday a non-exclusive partnership with Triller, a similar platform, where she already has 1.1 million subscribers.(Photo | AFP)

Ahead of ban starting Sunday, US TikTok users switch to other platforms, fans follow

Although young users, who make up TikTok’sprimary base, don’t seem to have paid attention to the upcoming ban, the above-20s have reacted.

During the hearing, Sharma told the court that by not giving Indian users the option to opt out of sharing their data with other companies of Facebook, WhatsApp prima facie appears to be treating users with an "all or nothing approach". (AFP)

WhatsApp treating Indian users differently from Europeans matter of concern: Centre to HC

The central government told that Indian users were being 'unilaterally' subjected to the change in privacy policy by WhatsApp