This has been an exciting week in the world of technology news with new phones from Vivo, Oppo and Realme while Ola introducing its new electric scooter. In another news, WhatsApp banned 20 lakh accounts in India, on the other hand, you can now track buses in Delhi using Google Maps. These and more in this edition of the top tech news.
Vivo launches Y72 5G with 5000 mAh battery, Qualcomm processor
Vivo has launched its first 5G-enabled smartphone under the Y series in India. The company has launched the Vivo Y72 5G smartphone in India. Read more
Oppo launches Reno 6 Pro 5G, Reno 6 5G with MediaTek Dimensity processors
BBK-owned smartphone maker Oppo has expanded its Reno series in India with the launch of Reno 6 series 5G. The series consists of two smartphones — Reno 6 Pro 5G and Reno 6 5G. Both handsets come powered by MediaTek Dimensity processors and are 5G enabled. Read more.
Realme launches C11 2021 at Rs 6,990
Chinese smartphone brand Realme has introduced the newest addition to its entry-level smartphone C Series – the Realme C11 2021 — at a price tag of Rs 6,990. Read more
Ola starts booking electric scooter ahead of launch
Consumers can reserve their Ola electric scooter on olaelectric.com by paying a refundable deposit of Rs 499. Those who reserve now will get priority delivery. Read more
WhatsApp bans 2 million Indian accounts in one month
WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts while it received 345 grievance reports between May 15 and June 15, the company said in its maiden monthly compliance report as mandated by the IT rules. Read more.
Microsoft announces Windows 365 OS
Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it will offer its Windows operating system as a cloud-based service, aiming to make it easier to access business apps that need Windows from a broader range of devices. Read more.
You can now track buses in Delhi using Google Maps
With this new feature you can get information about which bus to catch and you will get to see when the next bus is actually arriving at your stop. Google Maps will also give an estimation of how long your trip is going to take, and if your bus is delayed. Read more
Apple launches MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone
Apple has launched the new MagSafe Battery pack — an accessory which comes in the form of a wireless battery pack. Read more
Twitter gave ‘Blue Tick’ to bots, fake accounts
Twitter recently relaunched the verification process and this incident definitely reveals that the process is not accurate. Read more
Fake Amazon call centre racket busted in Delhi, duped customers is the US
The Delhi Police has busted a fake call centre and arrested 26 employees, including five women, for allegedly duping people based in the US by impersonating Amazon customer service providers, officials said on Tuesday. Read more.