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After Verizon, AT&T working with Samsung on 5G-enabled smartphone

After Verizon, AT&T working with Samsung on 5G-enabled smartphone

In September, AT&T selected Samsung as one of its technology suppliers to help AT&T build its mobile and 5G network.

Dec 05, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

The company said it is logging out all Quora users who may have been affected to prevent further damage.

Dec 04, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Smartphone users in India to double to 829 mn by 2022: Report

Smartphone users in India to double to 829 mn by 2022: Report

The total number of smartphone users stood at 404 million in 2017, while 27 percent of the population used the Internet last year, technology major Cisco's Visual Networking Index (VNI) said.

Dec 04, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
Google brings eSIM to Pixel 3 in India with Jio, Airtel

Google brings eSIM to Pixel 3 in India with Jio, Airtel

With eSIM, users can connect across devices in the Google ecosystem -- from Android smartphones to Chromebooks to Wear OS smartwatches.

Dec 04, 2018, 12:55 PM IST
Xiaomi pips Apple in wearable devices segment in Q3: IDC

Xiaomi pips Apple in wearable devices segment in Q3: IDC

Xiaomi shipped 6.9 million wearables as compared to 4.2 million by Apple. Fitbit at third place shipped 3.5 million wearables.

Dec 04, 2018, 12:54 PM IST
JioMusic-Saavn integrate to form JioSaavn, subscribers to get 90-day free trial

JioMusic-Saavn integrate to form JioSaavn, subscribers to get 90-day free trial

As part of this launch, Jio users will also get a 90-day extended free trial of JioSaavn Pro, the streaming service’s premium product.

Dec 04, 2018, 11:00 AM IST
WhatsApp launches TV campaign in India to fight fake news

WhatsApp launches TV campaign in India to fight fake news

Each film's protagonist teaches someone important in their lives to not spread rumours and to use WhatsApp controls such as the ability to leave groups where rumours are spread and block unknown

Dec 03, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
Google Doodle honours Spanish baroque artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Google Doodle honours Spanish baroque artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Murillo was renowned for his independent spirit in painting.

Nov 29, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
Google adds support for hashtags on Maps for Android devices

Google adds support for hashtags on Maps for Android devices

With this feature on Maps, users will also be able to add hashtags highlighting local attractions and accessibility features offered at the place, like a wheelchair ramp or an audio menu available.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Amazon's Cloud arm AWS enters lucrative satellite data market

Amazon's Cloud arm AWS enters lucrative satellite data market

In a recent report, BCC Research estimated that the satellite communications global market will reach nearly $7.5 billion by 2022, up from nearly $4.6 billion in 2017 – indicatingn a compound annual

Nov 28, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Amazon Web Services to help skilled students find Cloud computing jobs

Amazon Web Services to help skilled students find Cloud computing jobs

Globally, over 1,500 institutions and more than 10,000 educators have joined "AWS Educate" to accelerate their journey towards helping the young generation acquire Cloud skills.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Google inks pact with Disney to run online ads

Google inks pact with Disney to run online ads

Google has said it will now power advertising for Disney's collection of brands and properties – including Disney, ABC, ESPN, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars – across multiple channels, including live

Nov 28, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Amazon unveils cloud-based robotics testing platform

Amazon unveils cloud-based robotics testing platform

The new service, which uses the widely deployed open source software Robot Operating System (ROS) , serves as a platform to help accelerate the time consuming robotics development process, Xinhua

Nov 27, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Facebook working on fix for bug showing old messages

Facebook working on fix for bug showing old messages

The problem is particularly damaging for people who want to forget about some past conversations which could be with a former love interest or a dead person.

Nov 27, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
Google acquires large office park in Silicon Valley for $1 bn

Google acquires large office park in Silicon Valley for $1 bn

The newly acquired site is larger than the property that accommodates the company's Googleplex headquarters, according to the report.

Nov 27, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Smartphones subscriptions in India to reach 1 bn by 2024: Ericsson

Smartphones subscriptions in India to reach 1 bn by 2024: Ericsson

India also saw the second-highest number of net mobile subscription additions by a country in the third quarter of 2018, with the addition of 31 million mobile subscriptions.

Nov 27, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
MIT engineers fly first-ever silent plane with no moving parts

MIT engineers fly first-ever silent plane with no moving parts

The new light aircraft, inspired from the movie and television series "Star Trek", carries neither propellers or turbines, nor it depends on fossil fuels to fly.

Nov 26, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Soon, no more free incoming calls on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Soon, no more free incoming calls on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Jio's entry two years ago has hurt each of the entrenched telcos.

Nov 23, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
Indian sellers pitch for Black Friday sales on Amazon

Indian sellers pitch for Black Friday sales on Amazon

The products being exported by these sellers from India include electronics, accessories, cookware, clothing, toys, home decor, arts and crafts.

Nov 23, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Microsoft's beta Android launcher has digital health feature

Microsoft's beta Android launcher has digital health feature

The new beta version is available for testers on Google Play Store and should be rolling out to all users in the coming weeks.

Nov 22, 2018, 15:11 PM IST