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MediaTek introduces Helio A22 system-on-chip to power affordable smartphones

Focusing on camera capabilities, the Helio A22 supports up to 13 megapixel + 8 megapixel dual-camera setups at 30 frames per second and a single camera operating mode of up to 21 megapixel. Taiwanese semiconductor company, MediaTek has unveiled a new Helio A series chip-Helio A22 system-on-chip (SoC) for mid-market smartphones. Building on the success of its P series chipsets including the Helio P20, P22, P23 and P60 chipsets, MediaTek’s Helio A22 aims to facilitate high-performance devices without a premium price tag. Helio A22 is built with 12nm FinFET fabrication…

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Google to pay record-breaking 4.3 billion euros in fine to European Union

The European Commission will fine Google a record 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) on Wednesday over its Android mobile operating system. The European Commission will fine Google a record 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) on Wednesday over its Android mobile operating system, a source close to the matter told Reuters. The source said Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager would confirm the antitrust fine, which is nearly double the previous record 2.4 billion euro fine which the US tech company received last year over its online shopping search service. A news conference…

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Duolingo app passes 10 million users in India, launches Hindi course for English speakers

The new Duolingo course enables English speakers to learn how to read and write Hindi and is said to be among the first products to use Amazon’s new Aditi Hindi Text-to-Speech service. Duolingo has announced that its app’s user base in India has surpassed the count of ten million users. The app was officially launched in India back in 2014 and on June 19, the company has unveiled its latest course, which is aimed at helping English speakers learn the Hindi language. The new course is currently in beta version and…

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BookMyShow gets $100 million in Series D funding

MUMBAI: Online entertainment ticketing platform Bigtree Entertainment, which owns and operates BookMyShow, has raised $100 million (about Rs 685 crore) in its latest round of investment. The series-D funding was led by TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of alternative asset firm TPG, along with participation from existing investors. While the firm did not disclose the details on the other investors, Stripes Group and Network18 were among those who participated in this round along with TPG, according to people familiar with the development. The investment values BookMyShow at about…

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Samsung to launch foldable smartphone soon; Could be priced over Rs 1 lakh

It seems Samsung could win the race to creating foldable smartphones for the masses soon. Samsung is reportedly all set to launch its first foldable smartphone code-named ‘Winner’ by early 2019. The smartphone will look like a 7-inch tablet with an all-screen almost bezel-less display with the ability to be folded into a regular compact smartphone. Interestingly, Samsung will create a new brand identity for the foldable range of smartphones. It would be completely different to the branding of the Galaxy S and Note series. Samsung is reportedly not expecting a huge…

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