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Xiaomi’s international Head Hugo Barra Is Leaving the Company

24 Jan hugo-barra-xiaomi-1320x990

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Chinese upstart Xiaomi is today losing one of its most important, influential personnel within the company. Its the name most of us know much more than perhaps Xiaomi’s own founders — Hugo Barra. (more…)

Samsung Details Two Distinct Battery Flaws Responsible for Galaxy Note 7 Catching Fire

24 Jan samsung-galaxy-note7

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Samsung, one of the largest mobile manufacturer globally, went through very rough times after the launch of Galaxy Note 7. One after another report started pouring in of the Galaxy Note 7 catching fire. It became such a big mess that the company had to recall all of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from the market. It offered a refund as well as various discounts to Note 7 owners. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Reportedly Include a Dedicated Button to Call upon Its AI Assistant ‘Bixby’

24 Jan Samsung-Galaxy-S8-concept-990x555

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Even though Samsung has faced mass criticism due to exploding Note 7 batteries, the Korean giant looks forward to its upcoming device Galaxy S8, to be released in April this year. In line with present trends, the phone will come equipped with Samsung’s own AI assistance. And the company is planning to give you instant access to it through a new physical button. Yes, a new button! (more…)

Google Assistant Might Cross Pixel Boundaries to Soon Support LG Smartphones: Report

23 Jan google-assistant

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Today, the only way to gain access to the super smart and quirky ‘Google Assistant’ across your smartphone is through a Pixel device. But, it is expected to change in the coming months. The Assistant is planning to extend its root beyond the exclusive Google moniker and make an appearance on other third-party devices as well. (more…)

Former Google SVP Amit Singhal Joins Uber as SVP of Engineering

23 Jan uber-germany_injunction-e1445364324739-1024x512

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Uber has added a new  member to its community. Amit Singhal who was the former  Senior Vice President of Search and Employee number 176 at  tech giant Google, has been hired as the Senior Vice President  of Engineering at Uber. (more…)

Apple Hits Qualcomm with a Billion Dollar Lawsuit

23 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

That’s right. Apple has been hit with enough lawsuits in its day and now the company wants to do some hitting back. Taking its clue from the Federal Trade Commission, which lashed out at Qualcomm earlier in the week for unfair trade practices, Apple, one of Qualcomm’s largest clients, has hit it with a lawsuit worth around $1 Billion. (more…)

Reliance Plans to Manufacture LYF-Branded Products in India Very Soon

21 Jan lyf

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Over the last six months, Reliance has not only witnessed massive demand for Jio SIM cards but their entry into the smartphone ecosystem has also been widely accepted. While garnering 70+ million users for its telecom network, the company also bagged a spot as the top device seller in the country. Thus, it is now investing more capital to embrace this growth and manufacture LYF devices in India. (more…)

Samsung Will Announce the Results of Its Note 7 Investigations on January 23

21 Jan Screenshot-4-990x557

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Note 7, Samsung ‘s prized devices that were supposed to give it an edge over an all too generic release from Apple, were a massive debacle. Well, the company is now ready with what caused what was arguably the biggest fiasco in the South Korean company’s history. And the company has picked 23rd of January as the date when it will share its findings with the rest of the world. (more…)

Could Amazon be Eying VR as a Way for Us to Shop Better?

21 Jan Amazon-logo-jpg

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

While Google, Facebook and all of their big corporate buddies are off playing with Virtual reality and trying to create the next machine that will change the world, Amazon has been rather quite. And that is rather strange for a company that has some of the largest e-commerce and cloud operations in the world. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Also include Thermal Pipes to Prevent Another Explosive Year

20 Jan Samsung-Galaxy-S8-concept-990x555

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Samsung is carefully planning the feature list for its upcoming flagship release — the Galaxy S8. And the Korean giant is laying emphasis on the fact that it doesn’t desire another year full of explosions. Thus, fresh reports suggesting the integration of thermal pipes in the Galaxy S8 have surfaced on the interwebs. (more…)