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Streaming platforms to self-regulate content in India

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:12
Streaming platforms including Netflix, Hotstar, Voot and SonyLiv, have signed and agreed to follow a new industry code of conduct and self-regulation for online content in India. The streaming platforms, also known as Online Curated Content Providers (OCCPs), have voluntarily…

Facebook commits $300 mn to support local news

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:10
Facebook has announced to invest over $300 million over the next three years to support local news organisations. In a blog post, Campbell Brown, Vice President, Global News Partnerships, said that Facebook wants to support local journalists and newsrooms with…

Nokia to cut jobs, says slow 5G progress not cause for layoffs

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:09
Finnish telecommunication giant Nokia on Tuesday announced its plans to cut jobs, media reported. Nokia gave 350 as a layoff target in Finland, and said the figures in France and Germany would be higher, but did not specify. However, the…

Microsoft to end all support for ‘Windows 7’ in 2020

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 16:15
Even though Microsoft ended mainstream support for “Windows 7” in January 2015, the software giant has now decided to put a final halt on the roll-out of free security patches also for the operating system (OS) next year. “After January…

Try these fitness apps on Apple Watch Series 4 for marathon season

Monday, 14 January 2019 20:01
Aiming to serve fitness enthusiasts better as “Mumbai Marathon 2019” inches closer, Apple has recommended some advanced activity, communications and health-tracking apps in its “Watch Series 4” to train people keeping a record of their resting, workout, recovery, walking and…

Microsoft Bing suggests child porn search terms to pedophiles: Report

Saturday, 12 January 2019 11:33
Pedophiles searching for child pornography on Microsoft Bing get keyword suggestions that lead to more criminal content on the web, according to a latest TechCrunch investigation, coming on the heel of an earlier one that found similar issues with Facebook-owned…

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S10 in February

Friday, 11 January 2019 16:40
Samsung Electronics Co. said on Friday it will roll out its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, here late in February. Samsung said it will host an Unpacked event at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on February 20 to…

WhatsApp working on fingerprint authentication for chats: Report

Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:21
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a fingerprint authentication feature to protect its users’ chats from being seen by others. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the feature is current under development in Beta…

Apple trims 10% production plan for iPhones: Report

Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:21
Just a week after lowering its revenue estimate for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, Apple is cutting its current production plan for new iPhones by about 10 per cent for the January-March quarter, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on…

HP Ink Tank 419: Forget ink woes and print at 10 paise per page

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 13:32
In a society that is increasingly becoming paperless, a home printer is still top on a parent’s mind — both for homework as well as the experiential learning needs of their children. Beyond facilitating homework prints, a consumer-grade printer today…