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Zee Studios launches digital content studio Zee Studios Originals

Zee Studios launches digital content studio Zee Studios Originals

Zee Studios, a leading film studio in the Indian entertainment industry, today announced the launch of an independent digital content studio, Zee Studios Originals, that will produce a robust bouquet of premium, original content and create new IPs for all digital platforms globally. Zee Studios has appointed Ashima Avasthi, from BBC Studios,[Read More…]

Sri Lanka to launch WeChat Pay for Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka to launch WeChat Pay for Chinese tourists

Colombo, A Sri Lankan bank said on Wednesday that Chinese tourists visiting the island country can soon pay for their goods and services through the WeChat Pay facility in order to attract more tourists. Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s leading private banks, said the WeChat Pay[Read More…]

5 mn 5G smartphones to be delivered in 2019: Report

5 mn 5G smartphones to be delivered in 2019: Report

Seoul, Android smartphone makers are poised to launch 5G-based models in 2019, but the production volume is expected to reach only 5 million units, a report said on Wednesday. Major smartphone makers, such as Samsung Electronics Co. and Huawei, have actively invested in the development of 5G devices to take[Read More…]

Apple trims 10% production plan for iPhones: Report

Apple trims 10% production plan for iPhones: Report

Taipei, Just a week after lowering its revenue estimate for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, Apple is cutting its current production plan for new iPhones by about 10 per cent for the January-March quarter, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Wednesday. Apple asked its suppliers to produce fewer new[Read More…]

Samsung's operating profit plunges 29% in Q4 2018

Samsung’s operating profit plunges 29% in Q4 2018

Seoul, Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday its operating profit plunged 28.7 per cent in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago due to weak memory demand, falling far short of market expectations. Operating profit came to 10.8 trillion won ($9.66 billion) in the October-December period, the South Korean[Read More…]

International Space Station infested with bacteria "Like Gym on Earth", says NASA

NASA’s planet hunting probe discovers third new planet

New York, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a third small planet outside our solar system, scientists report. The new planet named HD 21749b, orbits a bright, nearby dwarf star about 53 light years away in the constellation Reticulum. It appears to have the longest orbital period of[Read More…]

Facebook exploring new ways to fight fake news fast

Facebook staring at bigger problems this year, warns analyst

San Francisco: Already mired in controversies, social networking giant Facebook should brace itself for another tough year as its revenue growth faces risk due to increased scrutiny of the platform’s usage by marketers, according to Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser. In a note published in MediaVillage on Monday, Wieser maintained[Read More…]

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