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Mi India pledges 2500 smartphones to children, to promote online education

The Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi has stated that its Indian arm MI India will distribute 2500 handsets worth Rs 2 crores to support online education of children who were the worst affected by the COVID 19 pandemic in the country. Details of the Decision The company has come up with this idea amid the pandemic ..

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Punjab to launch scheme to distribute smartphones

The Punjab government has decided to start distribution of smartphones to students free of cost, on August 12. In order to avert any kind of large gatherings, the government has decided to launch the scheme at 26 different locations in Chandigarh and Punjab. All the district headquarters and also some major towns will be covered ..

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Samsung Becomes the 2nd Largest Smartphone Brand in India in April-June Quarter

South Korean major Samsung has become the 2nd largest player in India with a market share of 26% in the second quarter of the current year i.e. in the April-June period, as per the Counterpoint Research Report published. This has been attributed to the reduced supply from some Chinese brands and also the anti-China sentiment ..

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Central Equipment Identify Register: Government launches web portal to trace stolen mobiles

The Government of India on December 30, 2019, launched “Central Equipment Identify Register” portal to block and trace mobile phones. The web portal will operate under Department of Telecom. Highlights The CEIR portal has been established in order to address theft, security and other concerns. The portal will also hold database of IMEI numbers of ..

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Fire Resistant Lithium-Ion Batteries

The scientists at John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, US, have developed Lithium-Ion batteries that can operate under extreme conditions like submersion, ballistic impact, cutting and heat. In simple lay man terms, they can operate even under fire! Lithium-Ion Batteries The Lithium-Ion batteries that are commonly used in every household item starting from smartphones are susceptible ..

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