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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.

The iPhone SE is water resistant up to 1 metre for 30 minutes. Its IP 67 rating makes it also splash resistant to coffee, tea or soft drinks. It is also dust proof.

Apple's latest iPhone SE launched starting at Rs 42,500 a compact, competent device

The special edition iPhone is a performer that replaces the iPhone 8 but gets the latest A13 bionic chipset from the iPhone 11 series

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 concept phone features a 120-degree FullView Edgeless Display with an in-display front camera for selfies.

Vivo releases Apex 2020 concept phone with edgeless display, Gimbal camera

The Vivo Apex 2020 is seen sporting a 48-megapixel Gimbal camera at the back, along with 5-7.5X optical zoom.

Galaxy A71’s 6.7” Infinity-O Display with the all new Super AMOLED Plus technology, which is extremely thin and light, delivers a true immersive experience.

Out of nowhere Samsung just launched a secret weapon against Chinese flagships

Samsung launches its most premium smartphone in A Series with Galaxy A71.

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In this photo taken on March 18, 2020 engineering students configure a medical robot modified to screen and observe COVID-19 coronavirus patients at the Regional Center of Robotics Technology at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. (Photo | AFP)

Robots, app help coronavirus detection, contact tracing in Thailand, Singapore

Technology is providing solutions at a time when social distancing is most important to curb the coronavirus pandemic

Staying true to their product philosophy, FINGERS has designed the Solitaire with an intense focus on belting out unmatched quality in its segment.

FINGERS launch Solitaire 2.1 wood-encased speakers

Exclusive in design, quality, sound and bass to deliver a pure and exceptional sound experience.

This combination photo shows bride Keerti Narang posing for a picture at her home in Bareilly before her marriage with groom Sushen Dang who is seen dancing with his family in Mumbai, and a priest who solemnised the marriage sitting in Chhattisgarh. Under lockdown and far apart, Sushen Dang and Keerti Narang went online to say their marriage vows -- and pulled off a spectacular Indian wedding complete with thousands of guests and raucous Bollywood dancing. (Photo | AFP)

Bride in Bareilly, groom in Mumbai: Bollywood-style big fat Indian wedding now goes online

Eager to go ahead with auspicious dates, couples marry online, complete with cousins dancing in coordination from across various locations

The Titan Security Keys are recommended for users at high risk of targeted attacks such as political campaign teams.

Google brings Titan Security Keys to more regions

The phishing-resistant hardware security keys for two-factor authentication are now available in more countries.

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The deal would make Silicon Valley giant Oracle the data partner for TikTok with retail giant Walmart also taking a stake in a new entity to be called TikTok Global. ByteDance, under pressure in China not to give in to US demands, said it would hold an 80 percent stake in TikTok Global after a public share offering. (Photo | AFP)

Oracle-Walmart deal on shaky ground as Trump vows to block TikTok Deal if Chinese are involved

A day earlier, he said he had given his blessing to Oracle and Walmart to make a deal with ByteDance for TikTok, but the terms were unclear.

Brian Acton said Signal was working to improve its video and group chat functions, allowing it to compete better with WhatsApp, Microsoft Teams, and other conferencing apps that have become vital to day-to-day life over the past year. (Representational Photo: twitter @signalapp)

Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

Signal was downloaded by 17.8 million users over the past 7 days, a 62-fold rise from the prior week, according to data from Sensor Tower

ARM has a significant market share in network infrastructure, mobile computing processors, vehicles, and energy-efficient servers. (Photo | Flickr - Socram8888)

Tech This Week | With ARM in kitty, Nvidia most impressive firm you never heard of

This deal is going to serve as an important development in the chip war being waged between the US and China.

The robotic device disinfecting seats in an aircraft (Photo: ANI)

Robotic technology deployed by Air India to disinfect aircraft interiors

Air India Express said there are plans to extend this technology for its aircraft operating from other airports in its network in India

The Unctad report finds that a few developing nations are exhibiting stronger capabilities to use, adopt and adapt frontier technologies than their per capita GDPs would suggest. (Representational image: AFP)

India top over-performer in frontier technologies

Over-performance is measured as the difference between the actual index rankings and the estimated index rankings based on per capita income