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Razer Phone 2 could launch sooner than you might expect

The Razer Phone only launched in November last year but talk is already turning to the Razer Phone 2, which could apparently land in September. That’s according to an “internal source” speaking to FrAndroid, and while they didn’t get more specific than that, IFA 2018 takes place at the beginning …

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Sony Has No Plans to Exit Smartphone Market, Says CEO Kaz Hirai

While you may have some other choices in your mind or thinking of opting for a new iPhone or a fresh Galaxy series Android smartphone, Sony is set to continue the sale of its Xperia phones in the highly competitive smartphone market. In a media interview, CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed …

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Want a Replacement iPhone Battery in India? Be Prepared for a Long Wait

It appears that the recently launched iPhone battery replacement programme has run into some difficulties in India. The programme, which was initiated late last month to offer cheaper battery replacements to users experiencing slow performance on iPhone models with older batteries, is facing supply constraints. Recently, a report indicate that …

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Tecno Camon i First Impressions

Tecno, one of the many brands owned by Transsion Holdings, has launched its latest smartphone in India – the Tecno Camon i. This is the company’s first smartphone in India to sport a display with the 18:9 aspect ratio. Positioned in the sub-Rs. 10,000 segment, it claims to offer a …

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Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday

Tile, one of the best known item-tracking gadgets out there, has laid off some 30 people and reportedly froze the potential hires of another 10, TechCrunch has learned. This comes less than a year after the company raised a $25 million B round last May. The layoffs are reportedly due …

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Tea time with a touch of technology

Some of the world’s best tea is grown in the Darjeeling district of India, seen here against the backdrop of the Himalayas. Editor’s Note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Parvez Gupta, the co-founder of …

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AI voice assistant developer Rokid raises $100M Series B extension to build its US presence

Rokid, a Chinese startup that makes an AI voice assistant and smart devices, just raised a Series B extension round led by Temasek Holdings, with participation from Credit Suisse, IDG Capital and CDIB Capital. The size of the round was not released, but a source familiar with the deal told …

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The BecDot is a toy that helps teach vision-impaired kids to read braille

Learning braille is a skill that, like most, is best learned at an early age by those who need it. But toddlers with vision impairment often have few or no options to do so, leaving them behind their peers academically and socially. BecDot is a toy created by the parents …

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Nokia’s big smartphone comeback story may continue at MWC 2018 next month

Nokia looks to be plotting big phone announcements for MWC 2018 next month, right alongside the rumored Samsung Galaxy S9 and Huawei P11. The resurrected smartphone brand, run by HMD Global, has been “super busy” planning for the Barcelona mobile conference, according to a cryptic tweet by Chief Product Officer …

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Snap Inc. lays off at least two dozen amid slowed user growth and engagement

Snap Inc. has laid off at least two dozen people across several divisions within the company, according to The Information, which first reported the news. Snap has since confirmed these layoffs, which largely affect those on the content teams in the New York and London offices. Read More Read more …

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