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File Photo: Apple iPhones displaying the new look of the iOS 14 operating system. (Bloomberg)
The Realme 7i getss a quad camera setup and 16MP camera at the front
The new teaser revealed by Xiaomi India
(Photo: Reuters)
The Paytm app is owned by One97 Communications Ltd,. Photo: Mint
The Paytm app is owned by One97 Communications Ltd,. Photo: Mint

Google takes Paytm off Play Store on policy violations

  • This is the first time Paytm’s main app has been removed from the Google Play Store, while other applications such as its - wealth management app, Paytm money; merchant app, Paytm for Business; movie ticketing application, Paytm Insider, continue to be on the Play Store at present

The deal will allow Chingari’s users and creators in India, West Asia and SAARC nations to access music owned by T-Series. (Photo source: Twitter)
Apple CEO Tim Cook has pivoted it as a services provider, resting on its storied manufacturing capabilities
Apple CEO Tim Cook has pivoted it as a services provider, resting on its storied manufacturing capabilities

There is no such thing as a setback in Apple’s books

Apple CEO Tim Cook has pivoted it as a services provider, resting on its storied manufacturing capabilities. In doing so, he has defied sceptics who long feared that Apple’s foray into other devices would rob it of its snob value. None of that happened. Mint explores how.

Alongside the full range of Apple products, the online store will also include its local contact centre
Alongside the full range of Apple products, the online store will also include its local contact centre

Apple’s first online store in India launches next week

  • This is the first time the company is opening a first party retail channel in the country
  • Alongside the full range of Apple products, the online store will also include its local contact centre — which provides support and services to Indian customers — for the first time

Photo shows the Instagram app icon  (AP)
TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration. (REUTERS)
TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration. (REUTERS)

Bytedance plan for US TikTok company envisions IPO in a year

  • Steven Mnuchin sent Bytedance a revised terms sheet late Wednesday and the company and Oracle accepted it
  • The new company, which would be called TikTok Global, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, will be the result of a transaction forced by President Donald Trump last month

Chief of Staff Mark Meadows (AP)
Chief of Staff Mark Meadows (AP)

Meadows Warns Any TikTok ‘Repackaging’ Won’t Meet U.S. Goals

  • Top Trump administration officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have raised concern that Oracle’s proposal for TikTok’s U.S. operations falls short of satisfying national-security concerns
  • TikTok has emerged as a top target in Trump’s effort to crack down on China ahead of the elections

FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is reflected in glasses in this picture (REUTERS)
The new Poco X3 has been confirmed to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chipset
FILE PHOTO: The Sony Playstation logo is seen at the Paris Games Week  (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: The Sony Playstation logo is seen at the Paris Games Week (REUTERS)

PlayStation 5 to go head-to-head against Xbox Series X

The competing consoles will be released within two days of each other ahead of the Christmas rush, both aiming to capitalise on a rare bright spot in the economic carnage caused by the coronavirus crisis

FILE PHOTO: China and U.S. flags are seen near a TikTok logo in this illustration picture taken July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: China and U.S. flags are seen near a TikTok logo in this illustration picture taken July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo (REUTERS)

ByteDance says China will have to approve its US TikTok deal

Donald Trump Wednesday raised questions about ByteDance's plans to keep a majority stake in TikTok's US operations and said he did not favor the idea of the Chinese firm retaining control

Apple iPhones displaying the new look of the iOS 14 operating system. (Bloomberg)
The Sony PlayStation 5 standard and Digital Edition consoles and a DualSense controller are seen in this undated handout image  (via REUTERS)
The U.S. WeChat Users Alliance is seeking a preliminary injunction against Trump’s executive order. (REUTERS)
The U.S. WeChat Users Alliance is seeking a preliminary injunction against Trump’s executive order. (REUTERS)

WeChat users won’t be targeted by Trump’s order, US says

According to the WeChat users group, Trump’s Aug. 6 order would sunder the primary and often exclusive channel many US residents use to communicate with family and friends in both China and the US

The new Mi Band 5 has a 1.1-inch screen
Though India is still not one of its key markets, Apple has been trying to change that with mid-range models like iPhone XR and iPhone 11 (Bloomberg)
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