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Biography on Apple’s CEO Tim Cook To Be Launched Soon in India

The book's paperback edition is priced at Rs 699 and is available at e-commerce sites Amazon and Flipkart

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during a data privacy conference at the European Parliament in Brussels. VOA

The India edition of the first biography of Apple CEO Tim Cook, ‘Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level’, will hit the stands here on April 18, publisher Penguin India said.

The book will draw on authorised insiders to give a peek into the life of the man who led Apple to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company. He is also the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 corporation.

Penned by journalist and Apple expert Leander Kahney, the book spans Cook’s entire career — from joining Apple to becoming its COO to being appointed CEO by Apple founder Steve Jobs on his deathbed.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event to announce new products, Oct. 30, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. VOA

San Francisco-based Kahney has ealier author ‘Inside Steve’s Brain’ and ‘The Cult of Mac’.

According to the publisher, the new book will uncover six values that Cook has been pushing at Apple — accessibility, education, environment, inclusion and diversity, privacy, security and supplier responsibility.

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“From the massive growth of the iPhone to new victories such as the Apple Watch, Cook is leading Apple to a new era of success. But he has also spearheaded a cultural revolution within the company. Since becoming CEO, Cook has introduced a new style of management that emphasizes kindness, collaboration and honesty, and has quietly pushed Apple to support sexual and racial equal rights and invest heavily in renewable energy,” Penguin said.

The book’s paperback edition is priced at Rs 699 and is available at e-commerce sites Amazon and Flipkart. (IANS)

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Vivo Unveils New V17 in India For Rs 22,990

The smartphone packs 8GB RAM+128GB storage and will be available in Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice colours

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The Vivo V17 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE processor, which requires low power consumption. IANS

Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990.

The smartphone houses a 32MP front camera which is placed into in the “iView” display with E3 super AMOLED screen.

“V17 is the latest addition to our flagship V series which has been phenomenal for vivo’s success in the Indian market. Centered on innovation and customer-first philosophy, Vivo’s V series has introduced quite a few industry-first features and we continue to bring the best for our customers at best price points,” Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, Vivo India, said in a statement.

The smartphone packs 8GB RAM+128GB storage and will be available in Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice colours.

It will be avilable starting December 17 on Vivo India E-store, Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm mall, Tatacliq and Bajaj Finserv EMI Store, and across all partner retail stores.

The smartphone’s quad rear camera set up consists of a 48MP main camera, an 8MP super wide-angle camera and 2MP macro camera and 2MP bokeh camera.

The customised super AMOLED display is made of the latest E3 OLED and features an aspect ratio of 20:9.

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Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990. Wikimedia Commons

It also offers 100 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut and according to the company, the smartphone filters out 42 per cent of blue light.

The Vivo V17 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE processor, which requires low power consumption.

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The smartphone runs on a 4,500mAh battery that comfortably lasts all-day long despite intensive usage coupled with Dual-Engine fast charging technology. (IANS)