Internet tycoon challenges D.Telekom to team up on German broadband

The billionaire founder of United Internet has urged internet providers to found a joint company to build out Germany’s high-speed broadband network, challenging market leader Deutsche Telekom to back the venture. Ralph Dommermuth said industry should take the lead on laying the glass fibre network in Germany, where just 2.5 percent of households are directly […]

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19 startups backed by Ratan Tata

Putting his faith in fresh talent across various industries, former Tata Sons chairman Ratan N Tata has invested in over 30 startups in his personal capacity. Among these, there are several technology-based startups too. Here’s a list of 19 technology startups that have secured funding from one of the India Inc’s biggest stalwart, Ratan Tata. […]

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10 things you should never do while charging your smartphone

10 things you should never do while charging your smartphone All batteries have an expiry date. Same is true for smartphones’ batteries as well. However, the way you use your smartphone also goes a long way in deciding the longevity of your device’s battery. Here, charging habits as well as the chargers you use also […]

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Mivi unveils its Bluetooth-enabled neckband headset

Mivi, an Indian electronic gadgets brand on Friday introduced Collar wireless Bluetooth neckband earphones at Rs 2,999. The new neckband wearing style features Bluetooth wireless connectivity, comfort-fit earbuds and CVC 6.0 Passive noise cancellation. The wireless neckband earphones come with HD-stereo sound and Bluetooth V4.1 technology. It is comfortable to wear for extended sessions, and […]

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Top tech news of the week (5th – 10th March)

As Saturday kicks-in, we are once again here with Gadgets Now’s top tech news of the week. In the last seven days a lot has happened in the world of tech. While some happenings deal with social media firms like Facebook, some deal with the largest smartphone maker in the world, Samsung. We also have […]

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Alexa is randomly laughing at customers, Amazon confirms bug

Amazon Echo devices’ owners can be pardoned if they turned to Alexa and asked, “what’s so funny”? That’s because the virtual assistant bizarrely got into random laughing fits. The ‘problem’ was reported by a host of users on social media and it has even prompted Amazon to comment on it. The e-commerce giant told The […]

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Meet the world’s 10 richest women in tech

James Brown was a celebrated R&B song writer and composer who also won a Grammy. One of his most popular song went like this, “This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.” It’s perhaps an apt song to listen to on […]

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