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Apple to Start Manufacturing iPhone SE at Bengaluru Plant, Starting April This Year

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

After months of regulatory struggles, Apple is finally gearing up to begin production of its renowned iPhone in India. It’s all set to start assembling its smartphones but plans to flag off with iPhone SE. Initially, the company will be assembling around 3 to 4 lakh units of iPhone SE at its plant located in Karnataka. (more…)

One of the Next iPhone Models Could be All Screen, Feature a Touch Bar

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple’s next iPhone iteration is going to be pretty cool. We kind of already know that much. Tthe question now, is more about how cool than anything else. The iPhone 7 was rather generic — to be brutally honest. So everyone is expecting Apple to make up for it with a flash of brilliance. (more…)

General Motors and Lyft Could Introduce Thousands of Self-Driving Cars Next Year

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

When will self-driving cars finally hit the road in strength? That is a question that can have many answers. Some say that they wont here here for a decade yet while others, are talking about getting them on the road within a couple of years. GM could be among the latter as rumors purporting that the vehicle manufacturer will launch thousands of autonomous cars through Lyft as early as next year, have surfaced.

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ZTE Cancels Kickstarter Campaign for Its Crowdsourced Hawkeye Smartphone

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Alas! ZTE has officially canceled the Kickstarter campaign for its new smartphone, dubbed as ZTE Hawkeye. All the backers who supported this project will soon get refunded. (more…)

New LG G6 Leak Showcases Always-on Display, Rounded Corners and Narrow Bezels

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone — LG G6 is no secret. The company itself has been providing a lot of information regarding the phone. What’s not revealed by the company, has been revealed by several leaks. Now, a new set of photos of LG G6 has been outed, showing the new design and the display. (more…)

Softbank Could Cede Control over Sprint to Get T-Mobile to Go along with a Merger

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Japanese conglomerate Softbank is apparently ready to give up control over Sprint, so as to induce Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile to seriously consider a merger. The information comes from Reuters, which cites sources close to the matter. (more…)

Snap Takes Potshots at Facebook in a Video Meant to Impress Potential Investors

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By Mudit Mohilay,  The Tech Portal

Snap is nearing its IPO. And as the clock ticks, it is doing its best to impress investors into placing their bets on it. The company is expected to go public sometime in March, and as part of its drive to encourage investors, has released a brand new video. The video, while talking about everything that is great in Snapchat, also takes a few digs at competitor Facebook. (more…)

Mobileye Fixes 4,500 New York City Cars with Collision Avoidance Technology

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Autonomous cars are a field that has generated a huge amount of attention from late, from the public yes, but more importantly, from every other tech corporation as well. (more…)

3-D Camera Maker TetraVue Raises $10 Million from Samsung, Foxconn and Others

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By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

TetraVue, the company which has set forth to upgrade self-driving cars with ultra high resolution 3-D cameras and optics, has announced that it is raising an impressive $10 million from  Foxconn, Nautilus Venture Partners, Robert Bosch Venture Capital and Samsung Catalyst Fund. (more…)

YouTube Starts Testing New Content Suggestions While Watching Full-Screen Videos on the App

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

YouTube is currently introducing minimal feature changes to further ease your video streaming experience. The latest YouTube app update has started to display new content suggestion thumbnails while watching videos in full-screen mode. This seems to be a server-side change, which has rolled out to a handful of Android users at the moment. (more…)