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Apple fires contractors who listened to Siri recordings: Report

Apple fires contractors who listened to Siri recordings: Report

An erlier report in Irish Examiner said that contractors in the city of Cork listened to over 1,000 Siri recordings per shift before Apple suspended the programme last month.

Aug 29, 2019, 12:33 PM IST
Eager to see customers at our 1st India retail store: Apple

Eager to see customers at our 1st India retail store: Apple

Apple, however, said it will take some time to announce its first branded store in the country.

Aug 29, 2019, 11:19 AM IST
Apple tweaks Siri to protect users' privacy

Apple tweaks Siri to protect users' privacy

According to Apple, Siri uses as little data as possible to deliver an accurate result.

Aug 29, 2019, 10:49 AM IST
Facebook fails to allay privacy fears on Messenger Kids

Facebook fails to allay privacy fears on Messenger Kids

Responding to Facebook`s reply to their earlier letter, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said that Facebook has to do a lot better to protect kids on its Messenger Kids

Aug 29, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Zee Marathi's 'Kisan Abhiman App' completes 1 year of enriching farmer lives

Zee Marathi's 'Kisan Abhiman App' completes 1 year of enriching farmer lives

The website/app allows anyone to get listed as sellers e.g. farmers, wholesalers etc. or as buyers e.g. individual customers, retailers, organizations, hotels etc.

Aug 28, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Apple releases first iOS 13.1 developer beta

Apple releases first iOS 13.1 developer beta

The iOS 13.1 release notes suggest that the update reintroduces the Automations feature in Shortcuts, and adds other functions that were removed over the course of the iOS 13 beta testing period.

Aug 28, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Google to shut down online job service 'Hire' in 2020

Google to shut down online job service 'Hire' in 2020

"Hire" came into existence after Google acquired Bebop -- a company started by Greene -- for a reported $380 million in 2015.

Aug 28, 2019, 13:29 PM IST
HP unveils Chromebook 14 series in India from Rs 23,990

HP unveils Chromebook 14 series in India from Rs 23,990

With 14-inch HD ultra-bright touchscreen, local language support and access to more than one million Android Apps, the device comes with 64GB of SSD storage and a massive 100GB of Google Cloud

Aug 28, 2019, 13:28 PM IST
Lenovo launches 2 new gaming laptops in India

Lenovo launches 2 new gaming laptops in India

Additionally, Lenovo also showcased the entire gaming range which includes T730, T530 desktops, M500 RGB gaming mouse, K500 RGB mechanical keyboard and H500, H300 stereo gaming headsets.

Aug 28, 2019, 13:27 PM IST
Android 10 for Pixel to release on September 3: Report

Android 10 for Pixel to release on September 3: Report

Google is expected to refresh its Pixel series with two new offerings -- Pixel 4 and 4 XL -- later in October.

Aug 28, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
OPPO, OnePlus, Huawei rank high in smartphones survey

OPPO, OnePlus, Huawei rank high in smartphones survey

The top selling brands like Xiaomi, Samsung and Vivo fell behind in the overall NPS score, according to the survey conducted by Numr Research, a market research company in India.

Aug 28, 2019, 10:24 AM IST
Reliance Jio Fiber broadband: How to apply, tariff details and more

Reliance Jio Fiber broadband: How to apply, tariff details and more

Reliance Jio  Fiber will start its commercial services in India on September 5.

Aug 27, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Samsung launches Galaxy A10s in India

Samsung launches Galaxy A10s in India

It runs Android Pie and packs a 4,000mAh battery

Aug 27, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
Samsung bounces back, smartphone sales up: Gartner

Samsung bounces back, smartphone sales up: Gartner

India sold a total of 35.7 million smartphones, achieving a market share of 9.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2019. 

Aug 27, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
Uber launches 24x7 safety helpline for riders for urgent support

Uber launches 24x7 safety helpline for riders for urgent support

This feature is in addition to the in-app SOS button already available in the safety toolkit which allows riders to connect to law enforcement authorities in case of an emergency. 

Aug 27, 2019, 14:34 PM IST
Paytm appoints ex-Goldman executive Amit Nayyar to lead financial services business

Paytm appoints ex-Goldman executive Amit Nayyar to lead financial services business

An MBA graduate from IIM-Bangalore, Nayyar worked for Goldman Sachs from 2009-2016. He has also worked with BoFA Merrill Lynch as a senior member of the Financial Institutions Group. 

Aug 27, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Facebook working on new messaging app to take on Snapchat

Facebook working on new messaging app to take on Snapchat

Earlier this year, Instagram put an end to "Direct", its standalone camera-first messaging app which was used to send Instagram direct messages.

Aug 27, 2019, 10:59 AM IST
Apple fixes 'unpatched' bug in latest iOS update

Apple fixes 'unpatched' bug in latest iOS update

The new update "12.4.1" introduces a fix for vulnerability in which, according to Apple, "a malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges".

Aug 27, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
All villages to be linked with Wi-Fi through GramNet soon

All villages to be linked with Wi-Fi through GramNet soon

BharatNet also plans to provide 1 GBPS connectivity, which can be expanded up to 10 GBPS and C-DOT’s XGS-PON launched today will help in a great way to achieve this.

Aug 26, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
DGCA bans MacBook Pro laptops on all flights in India over battery fire concerns

DGCA bans MacBook Pro laptops on all flights in India over battery fire concerns

The Apple MacBook Pro laptops were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number.

Aug 26, 2019, 17:38 PM IST