China’s smartphone sales fall 5% in Q1 2023: Report

Posted on   9:44 am

China’s smartphone sales fell 5 per cent (year-on-year) in Q1 2023, reaching the lowest Q1 sales figure since 2014, a report said on Thursday. According to Counterpoint Research, this was an improvement from the double-digit (year-over-year) declines seen in previous quarters as well as a sign of bottoming out.

WhatsApp launches three new security tools to stop hackers

Posted on   9:42 am

The popular messaging platform WhatsApp, recently unveiled a new account verification feature that will prevent viruses from affecting users’ accounts while it is active on their mobile device. According to Mashable, the firm owned by Meta said in a statement, “mobile device malware is one of the most significant risks to the security

Google rolls out 1080p video calls option for Meet users

Posted on   9:41 am

 In an effort to enhance the user experience, Google has rolled out a 1080p video calls option for users of its video communication service ‘Meet’. This enhanced video quality is currently available on the web and can be utilised in meetings with two participants.

NTR Jr visits Allu Arjun on ‘Pushpa 2’ set in Hyderabad

Posted on   9:41 am

NTR Jr was seen paying a visit to Allu Arjun on the sets of his upcoming film ‘Pushpa 2’ in Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. A picture of the ‘RRR’ star from the ‘Pushpa: The Rule’ set is doing the rounds on social media. However, it is not clear as to why NTR Jr visited the sets.

Smriti, Deepti in top grade of BCCI central contracts

Posted on   9:39 am

 The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday announced the annual player contracts of senior India women’s team for the 2022/23 season, under which captain Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana and all-rounder Deepti Sharma are in Grade A, the highest bracket of the contracts.

Rayo stun Barca, Atletico Madrid win in La Liga La Liga

Posted on   9:38 am

 leaders FC Barcelona suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Rayo Vallecano after another lackluster display from Xavi Hernandez’s team. Although Real Madrid’s loss in Girona on Tuesday ensured that Barca would end the round of matches with a lead of at least 11 points at the top of the table, Barca failed to capitalize on the opportunity to move within touching distance of the title, reports Xinhua.

Jason Roy fined for breaching IPL Code of Conduct

Posted on   9:37 am

 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batter Jason Roy has been fined ten per cent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, here.

Madrid Open: Jule upsets former champion Kvitova in second round

Posted on   9:36 am

 Jule Niemeier of Germany notched the second Top 10 win of her career after beating three-time champion Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova in the second round of the Madrid Open on Thursday. Niemeier saved two set points in the first set en route to scoring a 7-6(9), 6-1 upset of No.10 seed Kvitova.