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Xiaomi Says 80 Percent of Supply Chain Operational Ahead of 5G Phone Launch

China’s Xiaomi had resumed operations for over 80 percent of its supply chain as of Thursday in the wake of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, the company’s president said.

Wang Xiang told an online media briefing that the company was still very confident in the European market as the virus situation there, while severe, was temporary.

Xiaomi said February had been a challenging month for it as its factories and offices struggled with various requirements for resuming operations.

Wang said that as of Thursday the company had reopened over 1,000 stores across China.

The company plans to launch a new flagship 5G smartphone, the Redmi K30 Pro, at a virtual press conference on March 24.

CEO Lei Jun unveiled the new line of devices via an online event last month.

Smartphone brands struggled in February as the coronavirus caused much of China to go into lockdown.

Mobile phone brands sold

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Microsoft Edge Is Less Private Than Chrome Or Firefox, Shares URLs and Device Identifiers, Researchers Find

New research shows that Microsoft Edge is one of the least private web browsers in the world, as it sends identifiers linked to the device hardware and details of web pages visited by users to back-end servers, unlike other popular browsers. Over time, this information can be used to de-anonymise individuals and erase their privacy, and laying bare their browsing history for anyone to see. The study done by researchers at Trinity College, Dublin, compared Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Brave Browser, Microsoft Edge, and Yandex Browser, and found that Microsoft Edge and Yandex Browser are the least private among the group. As intrusive tracking raises concerns about data privacy and digital security, this lax approach by Microsoft brings up serious questions about how Edge functions.

The research conducted by Douglas J. Leith from the School of Computer Science & Statistics notes that out of all browsers tested, Microsoft

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Google Removing Fake Coronavirus Videos From YouTube: Pichai

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company has taken down thousands of videos related to dangerous or misleading coronavirus information using its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technology.

In a blog post, Pichai said that since January, Google has blocked hundreds of thousands of ads attempting to capitalise on the coronavirus pandemic.

“Last week, we announced a temporary ban on all ads for medical masks and respirators,” he said on Monday.

“We continue to remove videos that promote medically unproven methods to prevent coronavirus in place of seeking medical treatment. On Google Maps, our automated and manual review systems continue to take down false and harmful content such as fake reviews and misleading information about healthcare locations,” Pichai elaborated.

Meanwhile, Google said the coronavirus tracking and screening website that US President Donald Trump announced the company is building with 1,700 engineers is delayed to “later this week”.


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Realme 6i Launch Set for Today: Expected Price, Specifications, and More

Realme 6i will be launched today in Myanmar. It will come with a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC making it the first phone to be powered by the new chip. The Realme 6i will have a quad camera setup on the back and a single selfie shooter housed in the water drop notch. It will also pack a massive 5,000mAh battery, which was recently confirmed by the company through its launch poster. Let’s take a look at what we can expect from the Realme 6i smartphone and what has been confirmed.

Realme 6i: Expected price and launch details

The Realme 6i is expected to be cheaper than the Realme 6, which is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant, Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model, and Rs. 15,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. The phone will be available in Myanmar with no information on

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Redmi Note 9 Pro to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon, Price in India, Offers, Specifications

Redmi Note 9 Pro, the latest budget smartphone from the Xiaomi sub-brand is set to go on sale in India today. The Redmi Note 9 Pro that was launched along with the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max last week, has two variants which come in three colour options – Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will go on sale in India on March 25. Redmi Note 9 Pro will be available through both online and offline outlets in the country.

Redmi Note 9 Pro price in India

The Redmi Note 9 Pro (Review) price in India is set at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while its 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model carries a price tag of Rs. 15,999. If you are planning to buy the smartphone via Redmi’s official India website, the company

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