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Why are CIA, NSA, FBI advising against buying Huawei phones?

Why are CIA, NSA, FBI advising against buying Huawei phones?

At the hearing, the intelligence chiefs commended American telecom companies for their measured resistance to the Chinese companies. A statement from the agencies leaders specifically called out Huawei and ZTE for posing a security risk for both U.S.


HTC's president of smartphones Chialin Chang has resigned

HTC's president of smartphones Chialin Chang has resigned

HTC is losing its smartphone chief as Chialin Chang , the company's President for the Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, announces his resignation effective immediately. Last year's HTC U11 was a great device that we're excited to see a follow-up on, but details on when the HTC U12 will arrive are essentially unknown at this point.


Samsung Galaxy X patents reveal design and how it might work

Samsung Galaxy X patents reveal design and how it might work

There has been some circumstantial evidence to support this theory as well but Samsung has given no hints so far about stereo speakers for the Galaxy S9 . But it has also been revealed that Samsung has also started preparations to upgrade its future smartphones , especially the Galaxy S and Note series with new features.


Xiaomi launches Mi TV 4 in India, priced at INR 39999

Xiaomi launches Mi TV 4 in India, priced at INR 39999

The Redmi 5 Plus is priced at CNY 999 (Rs 9,700 approx) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB ROM model, whereas its 4GB RAM/ 64GB ROM model's costs CNY 1,299 (Rs 12,700 approx) in China . "We shipped almost 9.6 million Redmi Note 4 handsets in 2017", Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India Managing Director and Global Vice President, told the gathering at the event.


Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year

Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year

Google shipped 3.9 million Pixel and Pixel 2 devices in 2017 which is almost double the units it sold in 2016 but a tiny fraction of the global smartphone market that numbers 1.5 billion units. Even five months after the launch of the Pixel 1 at the end of 2016, the company couldn't keep the phone in stock on the Google Store. There is a partnership this year with Verizon and more visible marketing, but it seems this hasn't translated into massive sales.


Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories

Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories

The users who are the participants of the test phase could see who took a screenshot of their story by going to the list of story viewers and seeing a new camera shutter icon next to the name of any friend who took a screenshot of their photo.