Apple Posts First Quarterly Revenue Drop Since 2016 Amid Weak iPhone Sales During Holiday Season

Apple on Thursday posted its first quarterly revenue drop in nearly four years after pandemic-driven restrictions on its China factories curtailed sales of the latest iPhone during the holiday season. The company’s sales of $117 billion (roughly Rs. 9,61,775 crore) for the October-December period represented a 5 percent decline from…

Samsung to Manufacture Flagship Galaxy S23 Smartphones in India for Local Market

Korean smart devices maker Samsung on Thursday said it will manufacture premium Galaxy S23 smartphones in India to cater to the local market requirements. The launch price of the Galaxy S23 series in India is in the range of Rs. 75,000 to Rs. 1.55 lakh per piece. At present, Galaxy…

India Among Top 3 Nations Contributing Active Users Growth for Facebook: Meta

India is among the top three nations contributing active users growth for Facebook as of December 31, 2022, social media major Meta said in a regulatory filing. The company has reported a 4 percent increase in worldwide daily active users (DAUs) to 2 billion on average during December 2022 from…

Microsoft, Amazon, Other Tech Firms Cut Jobs at Second-Highest Pace on Record in US

Layoffs in the United States hit a more than two-year high in January as technology firms cut jobs at the second-highest pace on record to brace for a possible recession, a report showed on Thursday. The layoffs impacted 1,02,943 workers, a more than two-fold jump from December and an over…

NHRC Chief Calls for Strict Laws for Unlawful Internet Behaviour, Cyber Crimes

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Justice (Retd) Arun Kumar Mishra on Thursday called for a stringent law to deal with “unlawful Internet behaviour and cyber crimes.” He was speaking after the inauguration of the 25th All India Forensic Science Conference at the National Forensic Sciences University in Gandhinagar. “It…

Delhi Police Seized 348 Mobile Phones in Jails in Last 2.5 Months

More than 340 mobile phones have been found in different jails in Delhi in the last two-and-a-half months, official data showed on Thursday. Director General (Prisons) Sanjay Baniwal told reporters that the jail authorities found 348 mobile phones in two-and-a-half months. “On Wednesday, the jail authorities conducted a raid in…

TRAI to Meet Jio, Airtel and Other Telcos on February 17 to Discuss Plan for Improvement in Services

Telecom regulator TRAI has called a meeting with telcos on February 17 to discuss measures and action plan for improving service quality, review of norms, benchmarks for 5G services, and unsolicited commercial communications. The meeting assumes significance as improvement in telecom service quality is bound to cheer mobile customers, irked…

Oppo Reno 8T 5G, Oppo Reno 8T With 32-Megapixel Selfie Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Oppo Reno 8T 5G and Oppo Reno 8T were launched in Vietnam on Thursday. The 5G model is powered by a Snapdragon 695 chipset, while the variant that offers 4G connectivity has a MediaTek Helio G99 SoC under the hood. Both smartphones are equipped with triple rear cameras and feature…