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Consumers spend record $32bn on apps in Q1 2021 globally

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Consumers spent $32 billion on in-app purchases across iOS and Google Play globally in Q1 this year, the biggest quarter ever and 40 per cent from the same quarter last year, a new report...

‘81% of Indian users feel hesitant while using some apps’

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The focus on right to privacy in public discourse has prompted 81 per cent of Indian Internet users to stop using or considering not using certain apps due to privacy or data-sharing concerns, a...

Lava launches new Z-series customisable smartphones in India

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Lava Mobiles on Thursday unveiled the world's first customisable smartphone that allows customers to choose the component. The handsets, Lava Z1, Z2, Z4 and Z6, are aimed at the budget category with prices starting at...

Microsoft building new password manager for Edge, Chrome

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Microsoft is building a new passcode manager that will work across slew of products like Edge, Chrome and mobile devices (Android and iOS), the media reported on Wednesday. According to a report in The Verge,...

Samsung ends Xiaomi’s dream run, wears India smartphone crown in Q3

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) It took Samsung two years to end Xiaomis winning streak in the India smartphone market, as the South Korean major recaptured the top slot in the third quarter (July-September period) with 24 per cent share, as the...

Microsoft discovers most dangerous mobile Android ransomware

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Microsoft has discovered a sophisticated mobile Android ransomware with novel techniques and behaviour, evading many available protections and registering a low detection rate against security solutions. Called AndroidOS/MalLocker.B, the mobile ransomware is the latest variant of...

Google hiring special team to spot critical bugs in Android apps

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) As bugs in highly-sensitive apps on Google Play Store keep increasing, Google is now looking for security engineers to find critical vulnerabilities and focus largely on fake Covid-19 contact tracing and election-related apps. The security...

New malware Alien can steal credentials from 226 Android apps

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Cyber security researchers have found a new Trojan malware named Alien that can steal credentials from 226 Android apps in several countries including in India. Alien targeted other apps as well like Gmail, Facebook, Telegram,...

LG expands budget smartphone line-up with 3 new models

Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) LG Electronics on Thursday added three new models to its budget smartphone lineup as the South Korean tech firm targets to expand its mobile sales. The K62, the K52 and the K42 have been added to...

Lava planning to launch 4-5 smartphones ahead of Diwali

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Home-grown mobile handset brand Lava is planning to launch four to five devices in the beginning of November, boosting its portfolio with fresh products in the festive season. The new portfolio of products could include one...

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87% new Covid deaths from 10 states, Maha has most casualties

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid a rersurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, ten states in the country account for...