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Sun Direct becomes first DTH in India to start HEVC transmission

Sun Direct, a unit of Sun TV, has become the first DTH or cable operator to start transmission using next-generation HEVC compression technology in India.The company has introduced two HEVC -- short for high-efficiency video codec -- channels on its GSAT-15 beams.HEVC, also known as H.265, requires only 55%-60%

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Reliance Jio offers iPhone 8 at Rs 9,200 effective price, here’s how to book

Reliance Jio has opened pre-booking for the new Apple iPhone with an effective price of just Rs 9,200 under a dual cashback offer.The sticker price of iPhone 8 is Rs 64,000 in Jio stores.However, if you buy the device along with a 12 month contract of services from

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Stock Exchange seeks clarification from NDTV on Ajay Singh’s stake-buy

The National Stock Exchange has again sought a clarification from NDTV after the Indian Express reported that SpiceJet promoter Ajay Singh was now the biggest shareholder in the media company.UPDATE: NDTV has denied the rumors.According to the newspaper, Singh has acquired a 60% stake in the media company, restricting existing

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Google will create an iPhone rival with Pixel – expert

Google was forced to enter the smartphone hardware business as makers of Android smartphones have largely failed to develop a product that can compete against the iPhone, an industry expert said, adding that the result of union could rival what Apple has to offer."With tighter control on Pixel, Google

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Balaji Telefilms to share digital content with Vodafone

Balaji Telefilms will make its digital content available Vodafone's Play multimedia app, the telecom operator said.Nachiket Pantvaidya, CEO – ALTBalaji said the aim of his company was to make the content more widely available.“Our content caters to the Indian language, urban mass audience and is targeted at the 18-35

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L&T Technology Services to co-develop solutions with Intel unit

L&T Technology Services, the engineering services arm of the construction conglomerate, will co-develop industrial solutions with Intel subsidiary Wind River, which works in the emerging domain of Internet of Things.Under the partnership L&T Technology Services will "validate and optimize" its solutions with Wind River software platforms.These will then be

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Bharti Airtel dismayed, Vodafone disappointed by TRAI IUC cut

As expected, incumbent telecom operators have expressed their disappointment with the regulator going ahead with cutting the interconnect charges paid by one operator to another at the time of handing off internetwork calls.The operators are likely to approach the government and the court against the move to reduce interconnect charges

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Ambani suddenly looks like the smart guy after TRAI termination charge cut

Operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, BSNL and Idea Cellular are likely to cut call tariffs for 2G and 3G users after TRAI decision to cut 'termination charges' to 6 paise per minute from 14 paise.More importantly, the bet that Mukesh Ambani placed by making voice free seems to be

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Glenmark to launch Desonide topical ointment in US

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc said it has got the go-ahead to launch the generic version of Perrigo's anti-inflammation ointment Desonide Ointment in the US.Desonide Ointment, 0.05% had annual sales of approximately $23.4 million for the 12 month period ending July 2017, according to IMS Health sales data.Glenmark’s current portfolio consists

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Biocon passes US-FDA inspection at Vishakapatanam plant

Biocon said the plant inspection conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration at its Vishakapatanam plant passed without incident."US FDA inspected our Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing facility in Wishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from September 11 to 15, 2017 and completed the audit without any observations," it said.No form

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