Xiaomi Said to Accuse Enforcement Directorate of ‘Physical Violence’ Threats During Probe

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has alleged its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion during questioning by India’s financial crime fighting agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate warned the company’s former India managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, current Chief Financial Officer Sameer BS Rao, and … Read more

Fortnite Adds Scarlet Witch Skin in Time for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Fortnite has added a new Scarlet Witch skin, just in time for the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The hero is the latest character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to make her way to the popular battle royale game. The Sokovian sorceress joins Doctor Strange and Spider-Man, who were recently added … Read more

Airtel to Set Up New Technology Centre in Pune, Will Hire 500 Employees by Current Fiscal End

Bharti Airtel is planning to set-up a new technology centre in Pune to support digital services in the Western region and will be hiring around 500 digital engineering professionals by the end of the current fiscal, a senior company official said. This will be Airtel’s fourth digital technology hub in India and first in the … Read more

Samsung AI EcoBubble Fully Automatic Washing Machine Range Launched in India, Starting at Rs. 41,600

Consumer electronics major Samsung on Tuesday launched its range of artificial intelligence-enabled bilingual AI EcoBubble fully automatic front load washing machines in India. The 2022 lineup of 40 models come with intelligent features such as AI wash, air wash technology and super speed cycle, Samsung said in a statement. “AI EcoBubble is India’s first washing … Read more

Global Smartphone Market Faces Decline in 2022 Due to COVID, Inflation: TrendForce

Smartphone market in 2022 is expected to decline due to COVID and inflation, according to a recent report by market research firm TrendForce. The global smartphone production volume in Q1 2022 stood at 310 million units — a QoQ decrease of 12.8 percent. The return of the pandemic in China in 2022 also contributed to … Read more

Xiaomi’s Allegations of Coercion Baseless, Enforcement Directorate Says

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday rejected as “baseless” the allegations that the statements of Xiaomi India officials, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese mobile manufacturing company Xiaomi, were recorded “under coercion”, saying the charges were an afterthought. The federal agency was responding to certain news reports that said Xiaomi alleged in a recent filing before the … Read more

Microsoft Xbox TV Streaming Device Tipped to Launch in Next 12 Months

Microsoft may launch an Xbox streaming device in the next 12 months, as per a report. The streaming device is said to enable users to access movies, TV services along with a library of games through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The report also says that Microsoft is also working with Samsung to develop an Xbox … Read more

GreenCell Mobility to Deploy 50 Electric Buses in Maharashtra, First Bus to Launch on June 1

EverSource Capital-backed shared electric mobility platform GreenCell Mobility on Monday said it plans to deploy 50 electric buses in four districts of the state in a phased manner for inter-city travel. The first such bus is set to be launched on the Ahmednagar-Pune route from June 1, the company said in a statement. These standard … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S22 Pink Gold Colour Variant Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S22 is now available in a new colour variant — Pink Gold. The flagship smartphone from Samsung was launched only a few months ago in three colour different colour options. The smartphone is powered by 4nm octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and comes in two storage variants — 8GB RAM + 128GB … Read more

Apple WWDC 2022 to Be Reportedly Held With Limited In-Person Attendance

American tech giant Apple has revealed that the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference will happen between June 6 and June 10 and will be streamed online. According to GSM Arena, there will also be in-person attendance, but limited. The opening keynote will still be pre-recorded, but the Apple Park at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino will … Read more