Airtel launches Rs. 1699 package with 1GB data per day, unlimited calling with 365 days validity

In a move to tackle Jio, Airtel has launched a new long-term recharge plan for its prepaid users in India. Under this package, users get unlimited calling, 1GB data per day, and SMS benefits like the rest of the combo packages for 365 days.  Continue reading “Airtel launches Rs. 1699 package with 1GB data per day, unlimited calling with 365 days validity”

ZAAP launches Quick Touch Three and Magnetic Touch Two mobile car mounts

ZAAP has launched “Quick Touch Three” and “Magnetic Touch Two” Mobile Car Mounts in India. These new Car Mounts are designed and developed using ZAAP’s Patented QT Technology and manufactured in South Korea. The company says that the design of both car mounts is done by Marc Nelson who is a well recognized Industrial Designer. Continue reading “ZAAP launches Quick Touch Three and Magnetic Touch Two mobile car mounts”

Samsung Pay app confirms in-display fingerprint scanner on at least one Galaxy S10 model

Samsung Galaxy S10 E

Samsung has been working on the Galaxy S10 flagships for months now, and we are almost there to witness the global launch of the flagships in February. We’ve learned many details about the flagships including the display sizes, cameras, animations, display cutouts, night-mode, and much more from Samsung’s software updates. Latest to join the list is that at least of the flagship will have an in-display fingerprint sensor. Continue reading “Samsung Pay app confirms in-display fingerprint scanner on at least one Galaxy S10 model”

Alphabet’s Verily Study Watch gets FDA approval for ECG feature

Verily

Verily has announced a health watch in 2017 that is aimed at offering insights into medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and PTSD. Now, Verily has received FDA clearance for the watch’s electrocardiogram (ECG) technology.
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Facebook Community Actions lets users file for petitions

Facebook Community Actions

Facebook is introducing new Community Actions; the News Feed petition feature this week. These Community Actions could unite neighbors to request a change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies. Continue reading “Facebook Community Actions lets users file for petitions”

Uber said to be developing self-driving electric scooters and bicycles

Uber

Self-driving electric scooters and bicycles at Uber have made news a bunch of times in the past, and now the company is said to be hiring engineers for the self-driving tech. These electric scooters and bicycles could drive themselves around cities in order to reach customers and charging points. Continue reading “Uber said to be developing self-driving electric scooters and bicycles”

BSNL Bharat Fiber broadband home service at Rs 1.1 per GB launched

BSNL has launched the Bharat fiber to the home service where it will offer 35GB data per day at as low as Rs.1.1 per GB and speeds of up to 100Mbps to take on Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. This move comes at a time where Jio is expanding its GigaFiber to over 1400 cities in the country before official roll out. Continue reading “BSNL Bharat Fiber broadband home service at Rs 1.1 per GB launched”

US regulators said to impose a record-setting fine against Facebook for privacy violations

Facebook Smart Speaker

According to a new report from WSJ, U. S regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users’ personal data. The fine under consideration at the Federal Trade Commission would mark the first action levied against Facebook in the United States since reports emerged in March about the Cambridge Analytica. Continue reading “US regulators said to impose a record-setting fine against Facebook for privacy violations”

Swiftkey for Android update lets you remove Bing search button, says lag has been reduced lag by over 50% even on older phones

Microsoft’s Swiftkey added Bing Search integration in one of the updates recently. With Google integration Search, this move doesn’t come as a surprise. However, the new update which is now available changes that. It trims down Bing search to a small button in the toolbar and allows you to remove it if you don’t want it. Continue reading “Swiftkey for Android update lets you remove Bing search button, says lag has been reduced lag by over 50% even on older phones”

Facebook said to be secretly working on LOL meme hub app

Facebook LOL

After Facebook Watch, Lasso, and IGTV, the company has been quietly developing another product targeted at the teens. According to a new report, the company has spent months building LOL which is a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips. Continue reading “Facebook said to be secretly working on LOL meme hub app”

Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in December

Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Windows 10 Mobile devices on December, falling in-line with company’s announcement in 2017 when it revealed that won’t be developing new features or hardware for Windows 10 Mobile. However, the company continued to offer security and software updates. Continue reading “Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in December”

Cortana won’t challenge Alexa and Google Assistant, says Microsoft CEO

It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant has fallen behind Google Assistant and Alexa, and it looks like Microsoft is taking a different route. The company’s CEO Satya Nadella revealed that Microsoft no longer sees Cortana as a competitor to Alexa or Google Assistant. “Cortana needs to be that skill for anybody who’s a Microsoft 365 subscriber,” explains Nadella. Continue reading “Cortana won’t challenge Alexa and Google Assistant, says Microsoft CEO”

Spotify to launch in India on January 31st reveals terms on official website

Spotify India launch was long coming; while there were many rumors and reports in the past, nothing materialized yet. However, things are happening faster than expected and latest we hear is that the company is on the verge of bringing their service to India. The launch is scheduled to take place as soon as January 31st.  Continue reading “Spotify to launch in India on January 31st reveals terms on official website”

Collection 1 breach exposed over 770 million unique email IDs and over 21 million passwords

Collection 1 DumpAs many as 772,904,991 unique email addresses and over 21 million unique passwords have been leaked online. This results in more than 87GB of passwords and emails getting leaked. All these had been distributed in a folder dubbed ‘Collection # 1’ by hackers who have posted the link to the dump on a hacking forum.  Continue reading “Collection 1 breach exposed over 770 million unique email IDs and over 21 million passwords”

Netflix reports 35% growth YoY, adds 8.8 million new users in Q4 2018

Netflix has announced that it has seen an annual revenue of $16 billion in 2018 which is a 35% growth. The company has doubled the operating profits of $1.6 billion. Netflix has ended the 2018 year with 139 million paying subscribers, up to 9 million from the quarter and up to 29 million from the beginning of the year.  Continue reading “Netflix reports 35% growth YoY, adds 8.8 million new users in Q4 2018”