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Blu Adopts Google OTA Software After Chinese Back Door Controversy

Smartphone company Blu came under the radar after its Blu R1 HD was found to transmit personally identifiable information (PII) to servers in China via a back door. Blu was fast to react to the issue, and released a software update that apparently stopped the transfer of data. Furthermore, Amazon stopped listing the unit on its site for purchase. Now, ... Read More »

Corning Refutes Scratch Controversy on Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s Gorilla Glass 5

Although Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is receiving heaps of praises and approval from reviewers around the globe, one jarring feedback came for the company in the form of a display scratch resistance test by YouTuber JerryRigEverything that found it to be quite prone to scratches. Corning, which provides the Gorilla Glass 5 display protection on the Galaxy Note 7, has ... Read More »

mPhone ‘Mango’ Smartphones Launch Controversy: Everything You Need to Know

As the Make in India and Digital India movements announced by the Prime Minister accelerate, all eyes are on Indian firms and entrepreneurs to see what they can achieve in the new, more conducive environment. The Union Budget this year further set the stage for incentivising startups in the country. It is in this scenario that mPhone Electronics and Technologies ... Read More »