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TRAI gives TV viewers another month to select channels

Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:35
The Telecom Regulatory Board of India (TRAI) on Friday extended the deadline for consumers to opt for the channels of their choice under the new framework regulations till January 31, 2019. The previous date for migration to the new framework…

Samsung Galaxy M series phones to sport Infinity V display

Friday, 28 December 2018 16:09
Samsung’s Galaxy M series smartphones, set to make their global debut in India in January 2019, will sport a 6.4-inch Infinity V display and a large battery, probably the largest ever on any Samsung smartphone, according to industry sources. The…

New iPhones attracting more Android users in US: Survey

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:33
Amid reports of Apple halting a production boost for its newest iPhones due to slower than expected demand, a new survey of US customers revealed that more Android users switched loyalty to Apple this year than in previous years. Leading…

Google to shift Messages web app from Android.com: Report

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:31
In a blow to brand Android, Google is planning to shift its Messages web app — which allows users to manage SMS/MMS messages on their phone from another device — from Android.com to Google.com, a media report said. The move…

OnePlus 5, 5T start getting Android Pie

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:30
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has started rolling out Android 9 Pie update for OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones, weeks after releasing two beta builds of the Operating System (OS) for the two models. The final version of the update arrives…

YouTube criticised on Twitter for lifting Christmas holiday video

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:29
Video-sharing giant YouTube came under fire on Twitter after it lifted and posted a Christmas holiday video of a professional domino artist named Lily Hevesh without giving her due credit. The domino artist took to Twitter to express her disappointment.…

Apple provided users’ data on Indian government requests

Tuesday, 25 December 2018 16:31
The Indian government asked Apple to provide information regarding 27 devices and 18 accounts in the January-June 2018 period, with the company providing data in most of the cases owing to an iTunes Gift Card fraud investigation. The number of…

Block self-harm material: UK minister tells Google, Facebook

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:47
Internet giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter must take steps to block the spread of material that tells people how to end their lives, Britain’s minister for suicide prevention has demanded. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Jackie Doyle-Price…

Apple removes app claiming homosexuality is ‘sin’

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:40
Apple has removed a religious app from App Store after a petition by an LGBTQ rights organisation called for its removal as the app portrayed homosexuality as “sickness” and “sin”. According to a report in Fortune on Sunday, the app…

Quick Heal detects fake apps on Google Play Store

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:39
Researchers at global IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies have discovered in Google Play Store certain fake apps that trick people to download and rate other sponsored apps. “These applications appear to be genuine as a PDF reader, PDF Downloader,…