Offline retailers ban Realme smartphone brand, others too may face the heat

Offline stores will take action against brands if they don’t curb online discounting or stop launching online-exclusive models at lower prices. With Amazon and Flipkart back to normal as their large sellers have resumed operations, brick-and-mortar stores selling smartphones, computers and consumer electronics fear deep discounting may continue in ecommerce. This follows a brief period […]

Govt mulling interoperability for public Wi-Fi network: Telecom secretary

New Delhi: The government is considering a proposal to enable interoperability for public Wi-Fi network, which will translate into a seamless connectivity experience for users, a top Department of Telecom official said Friday. Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan said 3.7 lakh Wi-Fi hotspots have been deployed by the industry – against the stated commitment of rolling […]

Samsung betting big on telecom equipment biz amidst Huawei’s troubles

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalise on the security fears hobbling China’s Huawei, according to company officials and other industry executives. Those efforts include moving high-performing managers and numerous employees to the network division from its handset unit, two Samsung sources said. Potential customers are taking […]

Symantec launches solution to block fraudulent emails

San Francisco: California-headquartered global cybersecurity company Symantec has launched an automated solution to help organisations block fraudulent emails from reaching enterprises. Called, “Email Fraud Protection”, the solution is now available as part of Symantec’s Email Security Solution and Integrated Cyber Defence Platform, the company said in a statement on Friday. The solution aims to reduce […]