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Optimise networks radio frequency to axe call drops: Prasad
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the government expects telecom service providers to undertaks a special drive for radio frequency optimisation of their network and periodic checks to address the problem of call drops.
 
"We have to take the call drop issue very seriously. As a minister I am accountable to consumers of the country. Telecom service providers shall be asked to undertake a special drive for radio frequency optimisation of their network followed by periodic optimisation as per need," he said.
 
Prasad also said that a special audit of quality of service parameters to assess the gravity of the problem will be carried out by the telecom department through its TERM cells in all metro cities and state capitals.

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Truecaller launches messaging app from India
Truecaller, an app that helps identify unknown numbers and also block spam calls launched a new app on Tuesday that offers a substitute to the stock messaging app on Android phones from India.
 
Truemessenger, which will follow in other markets after India, seeks to curb spam messages by identifying numbers in the SMS inbox. 
 
"Truecaller identifies 900 calls a month and one in seven calls are spam. We are looking to provide the same experience in texts with the new Truemessenger app," Truecaller India head Kari Krishnamurthy said.
 
Truecaller has currently over 80 million users in India, while its global user base is near 180 million.
 
"India is the number one market for us and we are also looking to double our team in India. Truecaller has 10 people working out of Bengaluru and Gurgaon," Krishnamurthy added.

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Smartphone addiction cause digital amnesia: Survey
Excess use of smartphones and internet can kill your memory, leading to so-called "digital amnesia," says a new survey.
 
According to the survey conducted by global software security group Kaspersky Lab, most of us nowadays do not think about recalling information using our memory and resort to search engines looking for quick answers.
 
Many users in the survey of 1,000 people were so dependent on their devices that they were worried at the thought of losing them, WTNH Connecticut News reported.
 
Nearly 91 percent of the people said they use internet as an online extension of their brain. Almost half of them said their smartphone serves as their memory.
 
Many adults could not remember important phone numbers of family members and friends. The survey also showed that people are not doing much to protect their information online.
 
Less than a third of the people surveyed put security precautions on heir devices.

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