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Why Brazil is a tricky market for Indian IT


BANGALORE: Brazil’s promise as a market as well as a nearshore delivery location for Indian IT companies remains largely unfulfilled as the country struggles with economic and political uncertainty. Brazil, once seen as one of the fastest growing emerging economies, is fighting ...

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BlackBerry Z10 price slashed to Rs 17,990


NEW DELHI: BlackBerry Z10, the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, has received a big price cut and is now available at a price point of Rs 17,990 under a limited period offer part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of BlackBerry’s foray in the ...

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Nokia’s new phones run on arch rival Google’s Android


NEW DELHI: At an event in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia announced three smartphones powered by Android, a mobile operating system created by Google. The company has launched the phones — Nokia X,Nokia X+ and Nokia XL — just weeks before it is scheduled ...

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Firefox, Tizen challenge reign of Google’s Android


BARCELONA: A small band of upstarts is chipping away at Google’s mighty Android, hoping one day to overthrow the system that runs eight in 10 smartphones sold worldwide. Mozilla’s Firefox OS and the Samsung-promotedTizen staked a small claim to the market at the ...

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Facebook’s star is rising, but many challenges ahead


SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA: Facebookchief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world’s largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp. But he faces bigger hurdles on the ...

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Beating India is no longer an upset, says Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza


MIRPUR: Bangladesh’s premier pacer Mashrafe Mortaza today said that beating a heavyweight Indian cricket team is no longer considered as an “upset” as the hosts have defeated them on a few occasions in the near past including the last edition ...

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Enjoy captaincy, Ganguly advices Kohli


KOLKATA: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly wants Virat Kohli to win the Asia Cup, which he believes would help regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to come out of his comfort zone and reinvent himself as a captain. “I want Virat ...

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Olympiakos bring listless Man United to their knees


PIRAEUS (Greece): Manchester United were shunted towards an unscheduled exit in the Champions League after crashing to a shock 2-0 defeat at Olympiakos in their last 16 first leg match on Tuesday. Goals from Alejandro Dominguez and Arsenal loanee Joel ...

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Nadal can eclipse my record of 17 Grand Slam titles: Federer


Roger Federer has his guns trained on Slams and silverware. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who did little of note on the big stage last year, understands that it’s an uphill task, but he isn’t stepping back. In an exclusive chat with ...

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