Tech Wrap: Amazon Halo, Redmi 9 launched and more
More tech news includes LinkedIn app suffering a major outage and Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth becoming head of Realme’s Europe operations.
It was a particularly interesting day in the world of technology day. On one hand, Amazon made a formal debut in the world of fitness trackers by launching the Amazon Halo. On the other hand, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 9 in India. In addition to that Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth got a major promotion. He will now be leading the company's Europe operations in addition to the India operation.
So, here's everything that made headlines today:
Amazon Halo launched
Amazon today launched the Amazon Halo fitness tracker. It costs $99.99 in the US and it comes with voice analyser and body scanner features.
LinkedIn app suffers an outage
LinkedIn's Android app suffered a major outage today. The app crashed when users in India, Malaysia US, South America, and parts of Europe tried to open it. Downdetector detected a huge spike of outage reports between 10 PM and 2 AM.
Redmi 9 launched in India
Xiaomi today launched the Redmi 9 smartphone in India. It comes with a starting price of ₹8,999 and it will go on sale in India on August 31 via mi.com, Mi Home, Amazon India and offline retail stores.
Jio warns against fake JioMart stores
Reliance Jio today cautioned its customers against the fake JioMart websites. The company in addition to citing some fake JioMart websites said that it did not charge people for its franchisee.
Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth gets a promotion
Realme India Madhav Sheth got a major promotion today. Apart from leading the company's India operations, he will also lead the company's business in Europe.
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