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…

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…

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)…

GOQii launches GPS enabled smart band in India

Monday, 28 January 2019 15:48
Targeted at the running community that trains for marathons, treks and other running activities, the company has signed up ace runners and doctors who would offer their expertise to the users under a three-month coaching programme. “According to the recent…

Reliance Jio launches JioRail App for JioPhone users

Monday, 28 January 2019 15:41
According to the company, the App will allow customers to book and cancel tickets by using debit cards, credit cards and e-wallets, check PNR status, train information, timings, routes, seat availability and several other services on their JioPhones. “Available on…

China launches 5G services in Qinghai-Tibet region

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:32
The government in April 2018 had announced to develop new wireless technologies such as 5G network in the region which lags behind in infrastructure. Currently, part of the city’s downtown area is covered by 5G service, with a peak download…

Microsoft search engine Bing blocked in China

Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:36
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its search engine, Bing, has been blocked in China, the last major foreign search engine operating in the country. “We’ve confirmed that Bing is currently inaccessible in China and are engaged to determine next steps,”…

Infosys to turn enterprises digital on HPE model

Thursday, 24 January 2019 10:35
Global software major Infosys would speed up digital makeover of enterprises using the HPE’s consumption-based IT model, said the tech behemoth on Wednesday. “The partnership with HPE will help enterprises make smart infrastructure investments, paying for what they consume, while…

BenQ launches 4K home cinema projectors in India

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 17:08
Taiwanese electronics company BenQ on Tuesday launched two new 4K home cinema projectors — “W2700” and “W5700” — with CinematicColor technology, projector-optimised HDR-PRO support and individual factory colour calibration in India. The new projectors, “W2700” and “W5700”, priced at Rs…