India’s Online Streaming Infatuation Is Taking Over Its Love For Cinema

In two years, digital entertainment in India will be bigger than the world’s largest film industry. That’s because more and more Indians are logging on to services like YouTube, Hotstar and Netflix on smartphones, according to a recent joint report by EY India and FICCI on the media and entertainment sector. Revenue from films is…

A vicious new Android bug can make calls, send messages, and take photos all while your phone is ‘off’

  A sinister new bug hitting Android devices is capable of making calls, sending messages, and taking pictures, all while the phone appears to be off. According to a report from the security research firm (and anti-malware software publisher) AVG, the malware—called PowerOffHijack—presents a fake dialogue box that prompts the user to shut down when the power button…

Google Is Turning Smartphones Into Real-Time Translators

An updated Google Translate application, seen Monday in San Francisco, enables smartphones to translate signs, menus, and more into English. Google began turning smartphones into real-time language translators — of both written and spoken content. The California-based internet titan is hoping that, along with making it easier for people to understand one another on their…

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

  Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with occasional flashes of brilliance. But the only way to truly understand what’s happening and why is to keep watching. Breakthroughs from years ago are finally leading to real products and services today….

RComm falls after Bharti Airtel signs pact with Reliance Jio

   Shares in Reliance Communications Ltd fell as much as 5 percent after Reliance Industries Ltd’s  telecom unit, Reliance Jio Infocomm, and Bharti Airtel Ltd  entered into an agreement for international data connectivity. “Tie-up with Bharti means Reliance is open to players other than Reliance Comm as well, which decreases the probability of further deals…

Samsung unveils Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Mega 5.8 with big size screens

Expanding its android phone line up, Samsung announced the launch of its latest big sized smartphone, the Galaxy Mega. The South Korean company has unveiled two phones in this range – Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8. Both the smartphones run on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and have an 8-megapixel camera. The 6.3-inch phone…