Google

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US Accuses Google Of Digital Monopoly, To File Antitrust Case

Accusing complete monopoly in the search-engine market, the US Justice department has decided to file antitrust-charges against Google. Reportedly, the company has been accused of paying billions to become the 'default browser' in phones and other gadgets, jeopardizing chances of other alike companies to succeed. Google's Chief Legal Adviser said, “We’re confident that court will conclude that this suit doesn’t square with either the facts or… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:58 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: US Justice Department, Google, Anti Trust, Digital Monopoly

Courtesy: Washington Post

Nokia Headphones

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Global Launch Of Nokia's Essential Wireless Headphones In Nov At Rs 5,100

Nokia has launched its essential wireless headphones in Europe and hinted a global launch at the beginning of November. Priced at around Rs 5100, the over-ear headphones sport a dynamic 40mm driver with a range of 20-20,000 hertz. The gadget is also said to have a long-lasting battery life of up to 40 hours. Additionally, it offers Bluetooth version 5.0, and comes with Siri and Google Assistant support as well.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 05:49 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Nokia, Essential Wireless Headphones, new launch, Bluetooth

Courtesy: Gadgets NDTV

Microsoft

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Microsoft Terms Forced Installation Of PWA Apps As A Bug; Stops Update

After users raised an issue regarding the forced installation of PWA apps, tech giant Microsoft has stopped the release of new updates. Microsoft clarified that they never had an intention of forcibly installing the apps and called it as a 'bug'. Microsoft wanted to bring an update which let users pin the favourite… read-more

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 05:09 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, PWA Apps, Update

Courtesy: NDTV

Tokyo Olympics

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UK Officials Say Russian GRU Military Intelligence Targets Tokyo Olympics

UK officials have claimed that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 was targeted by Russian GRU Military Intelligence. Reportedly, the attack happened prior to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 owing to the pandemic. UK Foreign Secretary has called Russia's activity as "Cynical and Reckless". Assistant Attorney General John Demers added, "No Country has weaponized its cyber capabilities as maliciously or irresponsibly as Russia."

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 09:57 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Russia, Cyber Attack, Russian Hackers

Courtesy: BBC

Nokia and Nasa

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NASA, Nokia Join Hands To Set Up 4G Network On Moon By 2022

US' space research organization, NASA, has partnered with the Finnish mobile manufacturer Nokia to set up 4G network on the moon. Nokia informed that the 4G network system would be constructed on the moon's surface by late 2022. Nokia will be taking help of Intuitive Machines, a Texas-based private spacecraft design company… read-more

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 08:52 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: NASA, Nokia, 4G, moon

Courtesy: NDTV

Microsoft

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Microsoft Accused of Installing PWA Version Of Office Apps Without Permission

According to reporte, Progressive Web App (PWA) versions of office apps such as Powerpoint, Excel are forcibly getting installed on the Windows 10 devices without users' permission. Some users have notified that these web apps were installed through a software update. Certain tech websites like The Verge, Bleepingcomputer.com, and Windows Latest have also revealed having similar experiences. Reportedly, people have expressed… read-more

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 03:53 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Microsoft, Web Applications, Microsoft Office, Red Flags

Courtesy: NDTV

Oppo

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Oppo Launches F17 Pro Diwali Version For The Indian Market

Oppo has launched its F17 Pro Diwali Version with a starting price of Rs 23,990 in India. The phone, which operates on Android 10 and ColorOS 7.2, is equipped with a 6.43-inch full-HD screen and Super AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. Oppo is offering the phone in gold and aqua gradient matte trim and it will be available for pre-order on Amazon, starting October 23.

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 03:47 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: OPPO F17 Pro, Diwali Edition, new launch

Courtesy: Gizbot

Samsung

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Samsung Grabs The No. 1 Position In Global Smartphone Market In August

With 22% of the market share in August business, Samsung has climbed to the top spot in the global smartphone market. According to reports, this is the highest market share achieved by a smartphone manufacturer. Despite having a temporary downfall in April, owing to the COVID-induced lockdown, Samsung seems to have regained its momentum. Reportedly, Samsung adapted an aggressive marketing strategy to utilise the opportunity that came in view… read-more

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 03:19 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Samsung, Smartphone, Global Smartphone Market

Courtesy: NDTV

Playstation 5

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Sony Playstation 5 and Accessories Price Revealed in India

Japanese tech giant Sony has published the price of the upcoming Playstation 5 gaming console for the Indian market. Two variants, namely Standard Edition and the Digital Edition are priced at Rs. 49,990  and Rs 39,990 respectively. Along with PS5, prices of gaming accessories such as Pulse 3D Wireless headset, Dualsense wireless controller, HD camera were also revealed to be between the range of Rs. 2,590 to Rs. 8590.

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 05:49 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Sony, PlayStation, Playstation 5, Gaming Console

Courtesy: GSM Arena

Airtel

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Users Express Anger On Twitter Against Airtel's Privacy Policy

Users have expressed outrage against Airtel after it surfaced that the company can allegedly collect sensitive personal data and information (SPDI) and share it with other parties. Reportedly, the company's privacy policy allows it to collected data and share that with third parties - in and outside India - for services. Meanwhile, Airtel, while addressing the users' concerns, confirmed to revaluate the policy and "make necessary amends".

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 05:59 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Airtel, Data Privacy, Personal Data, Twitter Outrage

Courtesy: NDTV