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Apple iPhone 15 Series Will Be Manufactured By Tata Group In India

Homegrown conglomerate Tata Group could become the fourth assembler for Apple iPhone 15 series in India. The other assemblers of the iPhone 15 lineup will be the biggest Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn along with Luxshare and Pegatron while the fourth manufacturer will be Tata Group, the first local Indian manufacturer, according to market research firm TrendForce. Tata Group will assemble a small chunk of the iPhone 15 series models in India. The conglomerate has recently acquired Wistron, so it has now got the company’s India iPhone production line. Tata Group, therefore, will reportedly become the new contract partner for iPhone manufacturing in India, and the fourth manufacturer for Apple after Foxconn, Pegatron, and Luxshare, the TrendForce added.

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WhatsApp May Bring 12 New Updates Soon

Meta-owned WhatsApp is likely to bring as many as 12 new updates that will include multiple features, in a bid to improve user experience, on the world’s most popular messaging platform. According to WABetaInfo, the Meta-owned company is currently testing these features under beta. These features are likely to make their way to WhatsApp users soon. It should be noted that the Meta-owend platform is working on a new feature called “Channels” for broader communication with more people, which is going to come with 12 new, elaborate features. This is likely to be similar to Instagram Channels and Telegram Channels.

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Invests $500 Million In Telangana

Biggest Apple iPhone maker and supplier Foxconn is set to invest a whopping $500 million to set up manufacturing facilities in the southern Indian state of Telangana, news agency Reuters reported on Monday. Foxconn’s investment in the state is likely to give way to 25,000 jobs in the first phase, according to Telangana’s IT minister KT Rama Rao announced on Twitter. “Demonstrating the “Telangana Speed”, I am happy to announce the groundbreaking of first of Foxconn’s plants in Telangana at Kongar Kalaan today With an investment of over $500M it will create 25,000 direct jobs in first Phase #Telangana #Foxconn,” the minister announced.

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Apple May Launch Newer Macs With M3 Chip By End Of 2023

Apple is likely to unveil newer Macs with the upcoming M3 chips by the end of this year, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg. This tip about MacBooks comes ahead of the upcoming Apple WWDC 2023 annual conference. According to Gurman, the tech giant is likely to launch the next-generation Macs with the new M3 chip before the year ends.

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Meta Apologies For Glitch That Sends Unwanted Friend Requests

Meta, has reportedly issued an apology for a technical error that caused inconvenience to Facebook users. As reported by The Daily Beast, according to a spokesperson for Meta, the glitch occurred due to a recent app update, resulting in unintended friend requests being sent out. However, the issue has been addressed and rectified to prevent further occurrences. “We fixed a bug related to a recent app update that caused some Facebook friend requests to be sent mistakenly. We’ve stopped this from happening and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused,” the spokesperson said. It’s worth noting that this glitch occurred during a period of restructuring within Meta, Facebook’s parent company. Meta has recently undertaken significant layoffs, reducing approximately 13 per cent of its workforce, equating to more than 11,000 employees being let go.

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5G Connections In Asia-Pacific To Grow Up To 3.2 Billion In 2025

According to a recent report by market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), the number of 5G connections in the Asia-Pacific region, including both mobile subscribers and Internet of Things (IoT) connections, is projected to soar from 574 million in 2021 to 3.2 billion in 2025. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 87.9 per cent. The deployment of 5G services in the region is being driven by various factors, with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) being a significant contributor.

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