Times of India - Tech Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, takes on Google and Amazon 2018-01-23T14:24:21.000000000+00:00 After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. How good morning messages are choking smartphones across India 2018-01-23T14:12:18.000000000+00:00 Indians' obsession for sending 'Good Morning!' messages is leaving one in three smartphone users in India run out of space on their phones daily, a media report said today. Reliance Jio slashes prices again, to offer 50% more data under Republic Day 2018 offer 2018-01-23T13:08:16.000000000+00:00 Reliance Jio, the telecom operator that made its entry and shook the Indian telecom market, has yet again revised its plans under the Jio Republic Day offer. The company is now offering 50% more data at Rs 50 lower price on its existing plans. Samsung is offering discounts to employees of 500 companies across India on its products, find out if your's is in the list 2018-01-23T12:32:52.000000000+00:00 After Amazon and Flipkart now Samsung is organising a special sale. Called Samsung Corporate Carnival, the sale is open for two million corporate employees from 500 plus top companies in a unique corporate tie-up under the Samsung Corporate Privilege Program. Xiaomi may launch Surge S2 processor at MWC 2018 2018-01-23T12:11:17.000000000+00:00 Xiaomi, last year at MWC 2017 conference, launched its first ever processor called Surge S1. It looks like the Chinese tech firm will be continuing the tradition and may launch the ‘Surge S2’ this year at MWC 2018. As reported by My Drivers website, the Surge 2 is likely to be made by TSMC (Taiwa... Google hired a video games industry veteran who worked for both PlayStation and Xbox 2018-01-23T12:09:15.000000000+00:00 Phil Harrison, a former PlayStation and Xbox veteran, is moving from the gaming space to the technology world and announced on Twitter that he is joining Google as a vice president and GM. VMware joins NxtGen to deliver scalable Cloud experience 2018-01-23T12:02:28.000000000+00:00 Cloud infrastructure and business mobility leader VMware on Tuesday announced a partnership with Cloud Services provider NxtGen to offer solutions to enterprises across Public Cloud and on-premises data centres. Samsung is the most-copied brand of 2017, claims report 2018-01-23T12:01:33.000000000+00:00 Flagship smartphones at dirt cheap prices are available, but they are literally too good to be true. A replica of a smartphone being sold as an original is a big problem that has been plaguing the market. Of all the handsets sold in 2017, 2.64% accounted for cloned smartphones. Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance 2018-01-23T11:59:49.000000000+00:00 Carrefour and Chinese tech giant Tencent announced an alliance in China on Tuesday, joining a rush of companies trying to link the strengths of online and offline retailing. 1More dual driver earphones launched in India at Rs 4,499 2018-01-23T11:50:59.000000000+00:00 US-based consumer electronics audio company 1More has launched its latest earphones in India. Called as 1More E1017 dual driver earphones, they come with a price tag of Rs 4,499 and is available on Amazon, Flipkart, headphonezone.in and at all the leading retail stores in the country.