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    1. Xiaomi Mi TV 4C launched with 4K HDR and slim design

      Xiaomi Mi TV 4C launched with 4K HDR and slim design

      The new TV from Xiaomi comes in two sizes: 43-inch and 55-inch, and has only been launched in China for now

      Xiaomi has launched a new variant of its Mi TV range, called the Mi TV 4C. The TV has currently only been launched in China for now, and is priced from CNY 1849 (Approximately Rs 18,200). The Mi TV 4C will be available in two sizes: 43-inch and 55-inch and is slated as the successor to the Mi TV 4A which was launched earlier this year.

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    2. CERT Issues Warning Against Public WiFi Even As Govt. Plans 7.5 Lakh Rural WiFi Hotspots!

      CERT Issues Warning Against Public WiFi Even As Govt. Plans 7.5 Lakh Rural WiFi Hotspots!

      WiFi wave is picking up steam in India, as Govt. of India is setting up the necessary infrastructure for allowing more and more people join the Digital India vision.

      However, at the same time, the threat of using WiFi is also looming large, and Govt. of India has issued a fresh warning against using free WiFi networks, especially at airports and railway stations.

      The threat has been described as ‘high’.

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    3. Samsung Pay now support Kotak Mahindra Bank cards

      Samsung Pay now support Kotak Mahindra Bank cards

      Kotak Bank's credit and debit cards are eligible for Samsung Pay.

      Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank today said its credit and debit card holders will be able to tap and pay using smartphones at merchant establishments.

      The city-based lender has tied up with Samsung, under which its cardholders will be able to tap and pay using smartphones of the Korean electronics major having the Samsung Pay acceptance machines, a bank statement said.

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    4. Nain Singh Rawat’s 187th birthday celebrated with a Google Doodle

      Nain Singh Rawat’s 187th birthday celebrated with a Google Doodle

      Nain Singh Rawat was the first man to survey Tibet, during British colonial rule over India.

      Google today celebrates the 187th birthday one of India’s renowned cartographers, Nain Singh Rawat with a special doodle. Hailing from the hills of Kumaon in modern day Uttarakhand, Nain Singh Rawat was the first man to explore Tibet mapping the exact location and altitude of Lhasa, and Tsangpo (Brahmaputra River).

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    5. OnePlus 5T leaked render reveals edge-to-edge display, rear fingerprint sensor

      OnePlus 5T leaked render reveals edge-to-edge display, rear fingerprint sensor

      The OnePlus 5T was expected to launch on November 5, but the company denied the reports.

      OnePlus is rumored to launch its next flagship smartphone the OnePlus 5T soon. Earlier, media invites for a supposed OnePlus 5T launch on November 5 surfaced online but the company refuted saying that it’s fake. However, a launch still seems imminent with leaks of the OnePlus 5T doing rounds on the rumor mills.

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    6. This Diwali, Pay through MobiKwik QR Code and Win Gold

      This Diwali, Pay through MobiKwik QR Code and Win Gold

      CM [Common Man] October 20, 2017 17:45 IST This Diwali, Pay through MobiKwik QR Code and Win Gold http://apherald-nkywabj.stackpathdns.com/images/appleiconAPH72x72.png apherald.com This Diwali, users of Indian mobile wallet major, MobiKwik can win gold worth Rs 1lakh on QR Code transactions. MobiKwik powers digital transactions for over 20 lakh merchants pan-India, and the offer is also valid on the purchase of petrol, milk and groceries.

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    7. A cheaper bus ride? Mobikwik mobile wallet app offers all-new travel pass; offers freebies to first 10,000 users

      A cheaper bus ride? Mobikwik mobile wallet app offers all-new travel pass; offers freebies to first 10,000 users

      Golmaal Again vs Secret Superstar box office collections: Ajay Devgn beats Aamir Khan, set to collect this massive amount To allow passengers to save their money, Mobikwik on Friday announced the launch of a bus travel pass for its users. Through this offer, Mobikwik aims to ensure a cheaper bus traveling experience for all its customers. The price for the pass would be Rs 250. However, the first 10,000 users can avail the pass for a mere Rs 50 along with a 5 percent discount on it.

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    8. Big Billion Battle: How companies like Google, Amazon and Alibaba are fighting for the fin-tech pie in India

      Big Billion Battle: How companies like Google, Amazon and Alibaba are fighting for the fin-tech pie in India

      you are here: Home News Business Startup Oct 20, 2017 04:18 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com Big Billion Battle: How companies like Google, Amazon and Alibaba are fighting for the fin-tech pie in India When a company like Apple - which launched Apple Pay globally back in 2014 - decides to now make an entry into India's digital payments space one understands how big the stakes are Moneycontrol News Since November 8, 2016, India's major digital push has seen the likes of Paytm and Mobikwik rise from oblivion to prominence. This has opened up a world of opportunities in ...

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    9. RBI Clarifies: Linking Bank Accounts With Aadhaar NOT Mandatory As Of Now!

      RBI Clarifies: Linking Bank Accounts With Aadhaar NOT Mandatory As Of Now!

      The doubts have been finally cleared. Reserve Bank of India, India’s central banking institution, has made it absolutely clear that linking bank accounts with Aadhaar is not mandatory as of now.

      This clarification by RBI has cleared so many doubts, especially at a time when banks are using every force available with them to ‘force’ and ‘coerce’ their customers to link Aadhaar with their bank accounts.

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    10. Centaur, a mobile phone-mounted device for quick malaria detection

      Centaur, a mobile phone-mounted device for quick malaria detection

      This microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood.

      A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood in 10 seconds, says an Indian researchers’ team, which has developed a system that archives data and maps real-time distribution of the disease in a particular locality.

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    11. Jio Has Revised Their Tariff; Good News & Bad News For Jio’s Subscribers

      Jio Has Revised Their Tariff; Good News & Bad News For Jio’s Subscribers

      So yes, the change was inevitable.

      Exactly 48 hours before, we had predicted that Reliance Jio, the disruptor of Indian telecom industry, will very soon increase their tariff and it has actually happened now.

      Late last night, Jio has updated their Plans, for both pre-paid and post-paid users, and there is both good news and bad news for consumers.

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    12. S Chandrashekhar’s 107th birthday celebrated with a Google Doodle

      S Chandrashekhar’s 107th birthday celebrated with a Google Doodle

      S Chandrashekhar is known for his contributions to the study of the evolution of stars.

      As India celebrates Diwali today, there’s another occasion to celebrate, which is Nobel-winning astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrashekhar’s 107th birth anniversary. Google has a special doodle dedicated to the Indian-American astrophysicist who is known for his theories on the structure and evolution of stars.

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    13. #NAMAprivacy: The economics and business models of IoT and other issues

      #NAMAprivacy: The economics and business models of IoT and other issues

      On 5th October, MediaNama held an open house discussion on privacy and allied issues, #NAMAprivacy, following an edition event in Delhi.

      The session on IoT shifted gears and the participants spoke more about the economics and business IoT. Participants expressed concern that data could be linked to very private aspects of their lives and build business models around them. For example, data from fitness trackers can be linked to a user’s insurance premiums.

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