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  • Netflix is in India, but Cheap Bandwidth Isn’t

    Netflix is in India, but Cheap Bandwidth Isn’t

    Netflix went global at CES2016 yesterday, launching in 130 countries—including India. Yes, for Rs 650 a month (Rs 500 if you’re okay with standard definition), you ca...

  • IBM Brings Watson to India

    IBM Brings Watson to India

    IBM is bringing Watson, its cognitive “question answering” supercomputer system, to India, with a Bangalore-based hospital as its first user.Announcing this in Bangal...

  • BlackBerry Priv: Innovative, Solid, Overpriced (Again)

    BlackBerry Priv: Innovative, Solid, Overpriced (Again)

    BlackBerry launched its first Android phone, the Priv, in India today, three months after its US launch and availability. And as with every one of its flagships—most re...

  • TRAI Writes to Facebook

    TRAI Writes to Facebook

    Facebook has been pulling all stops to promote its zero-rated platform Free Basics, which aims to give free internet access to Facebook and a few selected sites, for user...

  • With So Much Tech, Why Does Fog Disrupt Flights?

    With So Much Tech, Why Does Fog Disrupt Flights?

    After a most-summer-like December, Delhi saw its first real winter fog today, a month late, on January 8.Not unexpectedly, well over 100 flights departing from Delhi’s ...

  • CES 2016: TechTree’s Top Five Picks

    CES 2016: TechTree’s Top Five Picks

    The world’s biggest consumer-tech show is on in Las Vegas, but CES 2016 hasn’t thrilled us yet with earth-shaking products.I know, it’s getting tougher to do that, ...

  • FAQ: Does Free Basics Violate Net Neutrality?

    FAQ: Does Free Basics Violate Net Neutrality?

    What is Free Basics?It’s the mobile app for Facebook’s internet.org partnership that offers users free mobile data access to select services on its partner operators,...

  • Why You Can’t Depend on Twitter Polls

    Why You Can’t Depend on Twitter Polls

    Toward end-October, Twitter finally rolled out the ‘poll’ feature on its most popular platforms: the desktop Web, and iOSand Android.So now you can ask your followers...

  • A OnePlus So Sexy It’s X-Rated, But…

    A OnePlus So Sexy It’s X-Rated, But…

    In the jury for the NDTV awards this year, the most-debated of the categories were, expectedly, the two groups of smartphones.For a range of reasons, the most-discussed o...

  • Bose's New SoundTouch Systems Add Bluetooth

    Bose's New SoundTouch Systems Add Bluetooth

    Bose has refreshed its SoundTouch lineup of compact audio systems, with a launch in Gurgaon today of an all-new SoundTouch 10 speaker (Rs 19k), and updated versions of it...

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