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LG Electronics to shutdown loss making smartphone business

South Korean multinational electronics company, LG Electronics said on Monday it would close down its loss-making smartphone business. The electronics giant said it was looking at all options for the division after almost six years of losses totalling around $4.5 billion. LG had made many innovations including ultra-wide angle cameras, rising to third largest smartphone […]

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Mother sells her only ancestral jewel to buy smartphone for daughter’s online classes

A mother in the Indian state of Odisha sold her  only pair of gold earrings so that she could buy a smartphone for her daughter’s online classes. In a report, The Telegraph said Mason Gagan Bhoi and wife Rita were left helpless when their 13-year-old daughter Archita’s school shifted to online classes during the ongoing […]

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Man sells his cow, his only source of income to buy a smartphone for kids’ online classes

An Indian man in the state of Himachal Pradesh sold his cow, his only source of income, to buy a mobile phone so that his two children could attend online classes. Kuldip Kumar said after the schools closed in March, his children studying in Class 4 and Class 2 were finding it difficult to continue […]

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India shipped 152 million phones in 2019

India is among the few smartphone markets that are still registering growth, as most developed markets are seeing a slowdown in smartphone shipments due to saturation. According to IDC’s annual data of 2019, India saw a total of 152.5 million phones being shipped through the year, which marks an 8 percent annual growth over what […]