IBM launches blockchain tool on Linux Hyperledger Fabric

IBM unveiled a cloud-based Blockchain offering on Monday along with governance and developer tools.
Calling it the first enterprise-ready blockchain service, the company said that the technology makes it possible for developers to build and host production of blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud…

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Flagship Xiaomi Mi6 may sport 2.7GHz octa-core CPU and 6GB of RAM

The image, which was uploaded to Chinese social networking website Weibo, reveals that the handset may sport a 2.7GHz octa-core CPU, 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It could also ship running Android 7.0 Nougat. Recent rumors point towards Xiaomi releasing three variants — Lite, Regular and Premium — of the Mi6, leading us to suspect that this screenshot pertains to the latter, which is said to have a ceramic body and be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor.

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Five tools for dealing with bloatware on your Android device

Most Android devices come with bloatware in some form or another. At best, nearly all of those apps do nothing but take up precious space. At worst, they get in your way of working productively and efficiently. Wouldn’t it be nice if getting rid of those apps was just a matter of uninstalling them?

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The Top 9 Smart Mobility and Mobile App Marketing Trends for 2017

Mobile is now more than a disruptive technology. It has already made a generation of people rethink how they work and interact. But the new marketing trends are impacted by smart mobility too. Enterprise mobility trends conversely form every organization’s IT strategy. Every mobile app development process constitutes strategy, software, and development methodology that should be aligned to the current landscape of different sectors.

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Android Introduces in Apps Search

According to Google, ‘We use apps to call friends, send messages or listen to music. But sometimes, it’s hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. Today, we’re introducing a new way for you to search for information in your apps on your Android phone. With this new search mode, called In Apps, you can quickly find content from installed apps.

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Possible Android O features listed before official launch

It’s that time of the year when the mobile community starts anticipating and speculating about the next Android platform version. We’re expecting it to be announced at the upcoming Google I/O Conference in May. Since February, Google has began teasing us by showing us Android Oreo and Android Pocky.

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A non-trivial list of the 100+ must-have Android apps in 2017

Show menu Home News A non-trivial list of the 100+ must-have Android apps in 2017. That’s what this selection of essential Android apps aims to do: help you discover the very best of the platform without the tiresome trial-and-error. Finally, let’s get this out of the way: we are not including the services and messengers that most of you will install anyway.

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Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform brings 4G to entry-level handsets

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Qualcomm’s 205 Mobile Platform brings 4G connectivity to feature phones

Qualcomm will roll out sub-$50 feature phones with Category 4 LTE.
Qualcomm announced last week that it would move away from the Snapdragon branding for its lower-end platforms, and we’re now getting a first look at what that entails.
At an event in New Delhi, Qualcomm has introduced its latest…

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Qualcomm Announces 205 Mobile Platform: Entry-Level LTE for India & Emerging Markets

This morning in New Delhi, Qualcomm is taking the wraps off of their latest entry-level, high-volume SoC, the Qualcomm 205 SoC. The cornerstone of the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform – and keeping in mind last week’s renaming of Qualcomm’s product stack – the 205 Platform is being launched as Qualcomm’s new entry-level SoC for emerging markets.

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Qualcomm’s “205 mobile platform” aims to modernize the dumbphone

It has been ages since any old-style feature phone could credibly be described as “cutting-edge,” but that doesn’t mean people don’t still buy them. Especially in poorer countries where the smartphone market is less saturated and mobile networks are less robust, they can make up as much as one-third to one-half of sales.

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Cloud helps take companies to new heights

From their first interactions, such as the company’s digital and social presence to its online application process, millennials will be judging the company’s digital maturity. Poor digital touch-points are a sure sign that the business is behind the times or unwilling to evolve – immediately putting off potential talent.

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