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Nikhil Vora sells his full 0.35% stake in One97 Communications to Alibaba for ₹150 crores

18 May alibaba

By Ashvita Anand, The Tech Portal

Former IDFC Securities star equity analyst Nikhil Vora has sold his entire stake in One97 Communications to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba earning ₹150 crore from his six year old investment. (more…)

Xiaomi launches entry-level Redmi 4 smartphone in India, price starts at ₹6,999

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

As expected, Xiaomi has today announced the launch of its latest smartphone in the Indian market — Redmi 4. (more…)

Joining Apple, Intel and Samsung also support FTC’s anti-trust lawsuit against Qualcomm

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Courtesy of Apple, most of its chipmaker or designers seem to be having a rough start in 2017. One of these names will have to be the leading American chipmaker, Qualcomm, who Cupertino is presently embroiled in an ongoing patent royalties payment battle with. (more…)

The Narendra Modi Government Could Bring Out a Price-Preference Policy for Indian Owned Companies

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Narendra Modi government, which has already made its thoughts regarding indigenous manufacturing pretty clear, could be putting the final touches on a price-preference policy that will favor India- owned company over their foreign counterparts. The policy if implemented, could give a significant boost to the Make in India initiative. (more…)

Apple Has Acquired Dark Data Startup Lattice Data for $200 Million

16 May apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple has made an interesting acquisition. The company has gone shopping and picked up Lattice Data, a company that uses an AI enabled reference engine and deploys it to turn unstructured data into structured. (more…)

Tencent Invests $90 Million in US based Game Studio Pocket Gems

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Tencent has made yet another significant investment, this time in game studio Pocket Gems. With this, the firm is building up on its previous investments in Pocket. The investment firm had earlier put in $60 million in the studio for a 20 percent stake. (more…)

Gionee S10 to be Announced on May 26, Comes with Dual Front and Rear Cameras

15 May Gionee-S10

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Gionee S10, an upcoming smartphone from the Chinese company, is all set to get launched later this month. The phone, which is reportedly launching on May 26, will have a dual camera setup at back as well as at front. (more…)

Leaked ‘HTC Edge Sense’ App Hints How HTC’s Upcoming Squeezable Device Will Work

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Just weeks ago, it was revealed how HTC is coming with a flagship device of 2017 named HTC U 11. What really stood out was the pressure-sensitive bezels that would make the device “squeezable”. The Taiwanese company had shared a five-second glimpse of the phone. (more…)

Google Has Acquired Owlchemy Labs VR Game Studio

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Have you heard of Job simulator? Or maybe Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality? Well, Google has acquired the game studio that is behind these popular titles. Yup, Owlchemy labs is now being acquired by the tech behemoth and the studio team is joining Google. (more…)

Baidu AI Reunites Parents with Their Long Lost Son

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By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Very recently, we came across an application of facial recognition technology where it was being incorporated at different airports in order to automatically register U.S. citizens when they leave or return to the port. However, the same technology is exhibiting other uses as well, as was recently shown with Baidu’s facial recognition tech. (more…)