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After Facebook, Google disables app that collected users' data: Report

Thursday, 31 January 2019 21:41
San Francisco: After Apple revoked Facebook’s iOS developer certificate for using an app that closely tracked some users data, there was another app from Google that also monitored users’ data on their smartphones. According to a TechCrunch report late Wednesday,…

India helped Facebook gain daily users, log record profits

Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:33
San Francisco, Jan 31 Despite facing intense scrutiny over data privacy, Facebook stock rose 12 per cent after it logged a record revenue of $16.91 billion --- up from $12.97 billion in the year-ago period -- in the fourth quarter…

Google releases new Gmail design for mobile users

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 16:06
Google has released a new interface design for the mobile version of Gmail that includes new visual implementations as well as feature additions. As part of the new design, users will be able to quickly view attachments like photos without…

Soft skills, pay transparency key hiring trends in India in 2019: LinkedIn

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 16:06
When it comes to hiring, soft skills, work flexibility, anti-harassment policies and pay transparency have emerged as the four trends that will gain momentum in India this year, Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn said on Wednesday. The research revealed that…

Apple posts $84.3 bn in revenue, iPhone sales drop 15%

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:32
Despite slow iPhone sales, Apple posted $84.3 billion in revenue for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019 — a decline of 5 per cent from the year-ago quarter — while revenue from its other products and services grew 19…

Honor launches camera-first ‘View20’ smartphone in India

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:46
The 6GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 37,999 and the 8GB+256GB variant at Rs 45,999. The devices will be available on Amazon India from January 30, the company said in a statement. “Packed with eight worlds’ first-ever technological advancements, the…

Samsung Galaxy ‘M’ smartphones now in India

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:16
Galaxy M20 will be priced at Rs 12,990 for the 4GB+64GB variant, while the 3GB+32GB variant will cost Rs 10,990. Galaxy M10 is priced at Rs 8,990 for the 3GB+32GB variant and Rs 7,990 for the 2GB+16GB. The new Galaxy…

JLF panel explores future of AI

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:15
A panel of eminent technologists Meredith Broussard and Toby Walsh was in conversation with Raju on the concluding day of the Festival. “Scientists work within the envelope of the dreams that writers tell us,” said Walsh, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

Digital news outlets Buzzfeed, Verizon lay off over 1,000 journalists

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:11
According to a report in The Hill on Sunday, BuzzFeed would lay off nearly 15 per cent of its staffers — over 200 jobs — and Verizon said it would slash 7 per cent of workers in its digital media…

Apple reportedly working on subscription-based gaming service

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:04
Since the platform is in its early stages of development, it remains difficult to assume what kind of games would be included or how much would the subscription cost. The iPhone-maker has been privately discussing the service idea with game…