Tag Archives: Service

Reliance Jio iPhone Users to Get Additional 12 Months of Free Service

Reliance Jio today announced a partnership with Apple to offer iPhone customers in India a number of offers, including a year of complimentary Jio service worth Rs. 18,000 for retail customers and a 25 percent discount for enterprise customers. Those who buy a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus as well as the existing iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Users Complain of ‘No Service’ Bug After Disabling Airplane Mode

Apple released the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to pre-order customers and retail stores in select countries on Friday, and the first round of bugs have already popped up. Complaints of loss of cellular service have now emerged after users turn off Airplane Mode on the device. Apple has reportedly acknowledged the matter and is investigating the issue, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pay NFC-Based Mobile Payment Service Launched

  After unveiling the service last month, Xiaomi on Thursday announced the launch of its Mi Pay service in China. Launched in collaboration with China UnionPay, Xiaomi’s new Mi Pay is currently only China-bound service. The Chinese brand touts that it’s the first “smartphone company in the world” to support contactless payments through both bank cards as well as public ... Read More »

Google Said to Launch Daydream VR Service Soon; Exclusive Content Lineup Planned

Google is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars apiece in virtual-reality films and programs, part of a plan to line up exclusive content for the debut of its new Daydream service in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter. Google will help promote projects from Hulu and fund the production of 360-degree videos with YouTube stars like ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Service Reportedly Open to Hacking; Samsung Responds

In a presentation given at Defcon, an ethical hacker named Salvador Mendoza highlighted what he believed to be major vulnerabilities associated with the Samsung Pay mobile payment service. He claims that the Samsung Pay service can be misused if payment tokens are skimmed. Samsung has responded to claims made by Mendoza, and has said that even though it is possible ... Read More »

Strong Interest in US Cab Service Just for Women and Children

US entrepreneur Michael Pelletz’s project of a rideshare service for women and children with vehicles driven by women has prompted such interest that he is postponing the service’s launch date. Chariot For Women, fully funded by its founder and close associates, was initially set to kick off on Tuesday. Interest in the service has largely been driven by the apprehension ... Read More »

Amazon Says Its ‘Tatkal’ Service Will Help People Sell More Products

E-commerce major Amazon’s studio- on-wheels service, Tatkal, would enable hundreds of sellers sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business, a top official of the company has said. Stationed in the city for two days, Amazon Tatkal, which was recently launched, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help them sell online on the ... Read More »

Online Service With Data on Stolen Vehicles Across Country Launched

A new online service with complete data on stolen vehicle across the country was launched in New Delhi on Friday. The service, Vahan Samanvaya, launched by Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, will help police and public trace the database of stolen vehicles. It was launched at a function organised to celebrate the 31st inception day of ... Read More »

Delhi Government May Soon Announce App-Based Bus Service

On the lines of app-based cab operators, the Delhi government may soon announce app-based bus service to strengthen public transport in the national capital. Contract carriage buses plying across the city will come under the ambit of the app-based service which may be announced next week. A senior government official said that the private contract carriage buses will be given ... Read More »

Flipkart Quietly Shuts Down ‘Nearby’ Service

Flipkart has shut down Nearby, a service that was launched as a pilot to cater customers in select neighbourhoods of Bengaluru. Flipkart Nearby allowed users to purchase fruits, vegetables and other grocery, health and household products from their hyperlocal outlets. The move comes less than five months after Nearby was launched. Perhaps downplaying the move, the country’s largest e-commerce platform ... Read More »