Top Tech News Today: TikTok Ban In India, Free Amazon Fire TV Stick, Mi 9 Launch Confirmed & More!

Xiaomi Mi 9 is trending today, everywhere. Will TikTok face a ban?

Top Tech News Today (February 13, 2019)
Top Tech News Today (February 13, 2019)

After PUBG, now it seems like TikTok up next which may soon face a ban in India. The Tamil Nadu Government is seeking a ban on the popular video-sharing social media app TikTok, citing it’s a cultural degeneration.

Xiaomi Mi 9 launch has been confirmed on February 20.

While Reliance Jio is prepping up to launch its broadband Jio GigaFiber services in July, ACT Fibernet has taken a step ahead to retain users with a free Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Let’s take a quick look at the top tech news from today.

Tamil Nadu Government Seeks Ban On TikTok

TN’s Information Technology Minister M Manikandan has seeked a ban on TikTok citing its harming the Indian culture. According to the recent reports, the minister believes that users have been misusing TikTok to upload adult content online. The minister says, TikTok is degrading Tamil Nadu’s culture and promoting pornography, besides causing law and order trouble.

Moto G7 Power India Launch

Motorola is believed to start with Moto G7 Power in India in 2019. The company is said to have been delivering Moto G7 Power units to its distributors in India. Moto G7 Power India price is expected to be tagged around Rs 14,000. One retailer said Moto G7 Power will get an Rs 18,999 MRP and will be available offline for Rs 14,500 in a ceramic black color option.

Xiaomi Mi 9 To Launch In China On February 20

Mi 9 has received all the necessary certifications from 3C and TENAA before the launch, and is set to take on Samsung Galaxy S10 series on the same day. Xiaomi has confirmed that Xiaomi Mi 9 will launch officially on February 20 in China. The Mi 9 poster revealed by Xiaomi claims that the smartphone is going to be the best-looking Mi phone ever.

Redmi 7 Gets Certified, Hints At Imminent Launch

The upcoming Redmi 7 has cleared the 3C certification, and the device will be available in three different RAM and storage variants. The device will come with a 10W charger, and not any fast charging, as the previous rumours stated. Three Redmi 7 variants were spotted on the 3C website: M1810F6LE, M1810F6LC, and M1810F6LT.

Free Amazon Fire TV Stick With ACT Fibernet

In a bid to take on Jio GigaFiber, ACT Fibernet is now giving away free Amazon Fire TV Stick with some it’s select broadband plans. In a desperate  push to retain most of the customers, several broadband companies across the country has been trying out different strategies. The free Amazon Fire TV Stick offer is available in select cities  and with select broadband ACT Fibernet plans only.

10 Lakh Redmi Note 7 Units Sold In 3 Weeks In China

The newly separated brand Redmi had a phenomenal welcome in China. It’s first device under the independent brand, 10 lakh units of Redmi Note 7 were sold in just 3 weeks. The immense response shows how successful Redmi Note 7 has been, staging up the launch in India. In India, Redmi Note 7 will not launch under Redmi due to the new FDI rules.

Realme C1 (2019) Now Available Via Open Sale

The newly updated Realme C1 (2019) will now be available in India via open sale. Flipkart recently announced updated 32GB storage variants, an upgrade over the 16GB model from last year. Reamle C1 (2019) will now be available via open sale starting today. Launched just a couple of weeks back, this is the quickest open sale ever announced for any device in India.

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