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Google introduces new Android 9 Pie

Google introduces new Android 9 Pie

Android 9 Pie will also offer a new 'Digital Wellbeing' Dashboard that will help the user understand the amount of time spent on their phones.

Aug 07, 2018, 00:36 AM IST
WhatsApp responds to government notice, says message attribution may lead to misuse

WhatsApp responds to government notice, says message attribution may lead to misuse

WhatsApp has received flak from the Indian government over fake news and false information being circulated on its messaging platform.

Aug 06, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Vested interests used Google 'inadvertent act' for fear mongering against Aadhaar: UIDAI

Vested interests used Google 'inadvertent act' for fear mongering against Aadhaar: UIDAI

Google has expressed regret over the same and has assured that the “inadvertent error” will be fixed in their next release.

Aug 05, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
Didn't ask any manufacturer for default helpline number on phonebooks: Clarifies UIDAI

Didn't ask any manufacturer for default helpline number on phonebooks: Clarifies UIDAI

Thousands of smartphone users in India woke up puzzled on Friday with a UIDAI toll-free helpline number saved in their phonebooks by default.

Aug 03, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Now, a new AI device that identifies objects at speed of light

Now, a new AI device that identifies objects at speed of light

The new device, called a "diffractive deep neural network," uses the light bouncing from the object itself to identify that object in as little time as it would take for a computer to simply "see"

Aug 03, 2018, 15:33 PM IST
Google releasing Android P this month?

Google releasing Android P this month?

Google rolled out updates to the Android P Beta 2 in June this year.

Aug 03, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
People clueless as UIDAI helpline number enters their phonebooks

People clueless as UIDAI helpline number enters their phonebooks

UIDAI helpline number got into people's phonebooks without their consent.

Aug 03, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Reliance Jio GigaFiber monthly plans leaked; pre-bookings start on August 15

Reliance Jio GigaFiber monthly plans leaked; pre-bookings start on August 15

Jio GigaFiber Service promises to transform digital experiences for home users.

Aug 03, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Need for relook at payments norms to keep pace with tech changes, says Niti Aayog

Need for relook at payments norms to keep pace with tech changes, says Niti Aayog

Only in 15 states, higher volume payments are digitised.

Jul 31, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
Online retail firms may have to store user data in India, says draft on e-commerce

Online retail firms may have to store user data in India, says draft on e-commerce

The draft recommendations were prepared by several stakeholders, including private sector and government officials from different departments such as commerce, industry, IT and electronics.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Srikrishna panel on data protection submits report to govt; moots penalties for violation

Srikrishna panel on data protection submits report to govt; moots penalties for violation

Headed by Justice B N Srikrishna, the panel handed the report to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, wrapping up nearly one year of deliberations that touched upon sensitive and controversial issues.

Jul 27, 2018, 19:56 PM IST
Google bans cryptocurrency miners on Play Store

Google bans cryptocurrency miners on Play Store

However, apps that remotely manage the mining of cryptocurrency are not facing any such restriction on the Play store.

Jul 27, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Qualcomm scraps $45 bn NXP deal after no response from China

Qualcomm scraps $45 bn NXP deal after no response from China

The two companies entered into a deal in October 2016, with the deadline to close the deal extended several times as the companies waited for China to approve or deny the merger.

Jul 26, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules for developers

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules for developers

As part of its clean-up process, the micro-blogging platform also introduced a new way for all developers to request access to Twitter's application programming interfaces.

Jul 25, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Are you worried about level of mobile tower radiation inside your home? Get it checked by DoT

Are you worried about level of mobile tower radiation inside your home? Get it checked by DoT

Increase in demand of mobile phones across the country has led to a quantum increase in the number of mobile towers.

Jul 25, 2018, 14:52 PM IST
Ask Google Assistant to make video calls with Duo

Ask Google Assistant to make video calls with Duo

The feature would enable users to make video calls from their phones, contacts and messages apps using the mobile video chat app.

Jul 24, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
YouTube testing 'Explore' feature

YouTube testing 'Explore' feature

The experimental "Explore" tab would reflect on the bottom of the YouTube app for one per cent iPhone users.

Jul 24, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Alexa to soon adjust audio equaliser via voice

Alexa to soon adjust audio equaliser via voice

Once the EQ is adjusted, those parameters will apply to all kind of media being played, until re-adjusted.

Jul 24, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Meet Rohit Prasad, the man from Ranchi whose brainchild is Amazon’s Alexa

Meet Rohit Prasad, the man from Ranchi whose brainchild is Amazon’s Alexa

Alexa has become a household name in India and other parts of the world. The Amazon module that works on the concept of voice recognition got immensely popular within no time. But do you know who the

Jul 23, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
TRAI releases TCCCPR 2018 to check pesky calls and spams

TRAI releases TCCCPR 2018 to check pesky calls and spams

The regulation says that the companies will have to register themselves for commercial SMS and calls.

Jul 20, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

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