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The iPhone 6 tops Google's 2014 tech search list

The search engine's yearly round up of what was hot and what was not saw Apple dominate tech searches, men get to grips with the concept of the selfie and obsession over the Flappy Birds iPhone game hit fever pitch.

Lava launches 'Iris Fuel 60' in India at Rs. 8,888

Homegrown handset maker Lava on Tuesday launched a new smartphone -- Iris Fuel 60 -- offering a greater battery life to help users work for longer hours without frequent charging.

HC allows Xiaomi to sell Qualcomm-based phones

The world's third-largest smartphone maker had been issued an order to stop selling handsets in India last week for infringing on Ericsson's patents.

LG to launch quantum dot TVs in early 2015

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc will launch a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015, beefing up its line-up while it strives to cut costs that make its prized light-emitting diode (OLED) sets too expensive for most consumers.

Acer to launch the first 15-inch+ Chromebook: report

The company is planning to take a bigger part of the emerging Chromebook market -- in the most literal sense -- with the launch of the first 15.6-inch display notebook that runs Google's stripped-back operating system.

Google Glass to enter space station next week

The wearable eye device from Google is all set to enter the International Space Station (ISS) for a flatworm study next week.

Vivo launches 'X5Max' in India at Rs. 32,980

Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana Monday launched the world's slimmest smartphone X5Max, alongside four other trendy handsets made by global brand manufacturer Vivo. He said the "young brand" goes well with his personality.

Xiaomi made $56 mln profit in 2013: filing

China's Xiaomi Technology Ltd Co made a profit of 347.48 million yuan ($56.15 million) on 26.58 billion yuan ($4.30 billion) in revenue in 2013, Chinese securities filings dated Monday show.

2014 highlights: the year of the phablet

A year ago, phablets -- that is smartphones with a display greater than 5-inches -- were dismissed as something of a joke, a fad that would disappear as quickly as it had emerged. But now even Apple is in on the act with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, and by the end of this year, phablet sales are expected to overtake those of notebooks.

Apple sold by Jobs fetches $365,000 at auction

A 1976 Apple computer sold by Steve Jobs from his parents' garage fetched $365,000 at auction in New York on Thursday, falling short of its pre-sale estimate in a competitive computer relic market.

Fingerprint sensors - coming to a notebook near you soon

The Synaptics SecurePad is a new integrated biometric scanner that is built into a notebook's trackpad and which PC makers will be able to incorporate into their latest models.

LG to reveal an 8K TV at CES

Despite the fact that 4K ultra-high-definition television is still very much in its infancy, the South Korean firm is already lining up the products that will one day replace it.

Sony to launch PlayStation consoles in China from January

Japanese gaming giant Sony is to offer its PlayStation consoles in China from January, the company said, following rival Microsoft into the potentially lucrative market after China ended a 14-year ban.

Your ready reckoner on why Xiaomi phones have been banned in India

The Delhi high court issued an ex parte injunction against Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, which prevents it from selling its phones in India. This happened after the Swedish telecom giant, Ericsson, filed a case against Xiaomi.

Dell launches rugged notebooks in India at Rs. 2 lakh

Computer firm Dell India Wednesday launched rugged notebooks, made to withstand heavy rains, moisture and over 60 kg weight on to them, with prices starting at Rs. 2.29 lakh.
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