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  • RBI measures lift rupee by 10 paise vs dollar in early trade

    RBI measures lift rupee by 10 paise vs dollar in early trade

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    RBI's fresh measures to curb volatility and ease liquidity situation helped the rupee recovered by 10 paise to 63.15 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday.Besides dollar selling by exporters, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday announced a slew of measures to ease…

  • New 6.3-inch smartphone from Samsung just tad smaller than tablet computers

    New 6.3-inch smartphone from Samsung just tad smaller than tablet computers

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    Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big.With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the Galaxy Mega is almost as big as a 7-inch tablet computer. The difference: it…

  • No battery required for this wireless device

    No battery required for this wireless device

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    Sending texts after a phone’s battery dies sounds impossible, right? Soon it might not, thanks to a new technology that not only uses TV and Wi-Fi signals for device communication, it taps those signals as a power source. No batteries required.Developed by researchers from…

  • BlackBerry targets Asian market

    BlackBerry targets Asian market

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    The launch in India of a new BlackBerry by Research In Motion Ltd is not just a nod to its lower-end users who love it less for its security, push email and seamless roaming than for its simplicity and its Messaging. It's a strategy the…

  • Camera defies smartphone onslaught

    Camera defies smartphone onslaught

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    While most attention in the gadget world is on the breakneck pace of innovation in mobile phones, tablets and computers, another device has resolutely refused to die: the camera. Despite the onslaught of camera phones — the iPhone 4 has this year become the most…

  • Pakistan all set to auction 3G tech

    Pakistan all set to auction 3G tech

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    The government is going to shortlist three major contenders for selection of consultant by next week for high profile transaction of third generation (3G) technology that possesses potential to bring investment of over $1 billion, it is learnt. The official documents available with The News…

  • Troubled RIM to lose two more lynchpins

    Troubled RIM to lose two more lynchpins

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    Blackberry maker Research In Motion Ltd is losing two more senior executives as the money-losing company embarks on a strategic overhaul that its new chief executive says could result in its sale. Alan Brenner, a senior vice president for the BlackBerry platform, will leave after…

  • Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

    Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

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    Apple Inc's new iPad topped Consumer Reports' list of tablets despite the influential watchdog stoking doubts two weeks ago by saying the latest iteration of the best-selling tablet threw off more heat when used heavily. The widely followed group that reviews everything from electronics to…

  • Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

    Apple's iPad on top despite heat issue

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    Apple Inc's new iPad topped Consumer Reports' list of tablets despite the influential watchdog stoking doubts two weeks ago by saying the latest iteration of the best-selling tablet threw off more heat when used heavily. The widely followed group that reviews everything from electronics to…

  • Lifetime cost of F-35 fighter at $1.45tn

    Lifetime cost of F-35 fighter at $1.45tn

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    The U.S. government now projects that the total cost to develop, buy and operate the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be $1.45 trillion over the next 50-plus years, according to a Pentagon document obtained by Reuters. The Pentagon's latest, staggering estimate of…

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