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Nirbhay missile fails during trial

India developed a supersonic cruise missile Brahmos in association with Russia

13 Oct 2020 12:15 PM

China’s new data security initiative has implications for India

Chinese foreing minister Wang Yi’s announcement came a month after the United States launched its new Clean Network program in early August

10 Oct 2020 5:26 PM

Dhamakedaar like a firecracker — the VingaJoy SP-6560 wireless speaker

It’s astonishing how the little pocket speaker packs such a big punch, like the 'Diwali atom bomb' it seems to resemble.

05 Oct 2020 10:13 PM

Tech This Week | Facebook services integration comes with trade-offs

Once WhatsApp and Instagram (and Oculus) became sufficiently big, it was time to integrate these properties into the larger Facebook machine

04 Oct 2020 10:32 PM

Google sends notices to Zomato, Swiggy, on IPL promos ‘violating’ Play Store norms

Zomato spokesperson said that the company will be replacing Zomato Premier League with another promotion by the weekend.

01 Oct 2020 12:01 AM

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As tech war heats up, China's Twitter-like Weibo and search engine Sogou delist from US

Sogou confirmed it would be taken private by tech giant Tencent, in a deal that values the firm around $3.5 billion.

29 Sep 2020 9:48 PM

Amazon will soon allow users entry to Seattle stadiums, offices with a wave of their palm

The company expects to roll out Amazon One as an option in other Amazon stores in the coming months.

29 Sep 2020 6:05 PM

Tech This Week | The need for anti-trust reform

Earlier this month, CCI dismissed an anti-trust case against Amazon.

29 Sep 2020 4:57 PM

Temporary relief for TikTok as judge halts Trump’s download ban till November 12

District Judge Carl Nichols has issued a temporary injunction at the request of TikTok.

28 Sep 2020 5:14 PM

Boy do they like to come after you! Social media won't let you live down your mistakes

Several people who did not wear masks and subsequently got infected with COVID-19 have been hounded on social media.

26 Sep 2020 7:21 PM

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Google parent settles sexual misconduct lawsuit with $310M pledge toward diversity, equity programmes

Alphabet Inc. said Friday that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired or under investigation for misconduct.

26 Sep 2020 6:16 PM

ByteDance applies for Chinese licence to sell TikTok stake to Oracle

Beijing tightened control over technology exports last month to gain leverage over Washington’s bid to force a sale of TikTok to US owners.

25 Sep 2020 12:03 AM

Trump’s order banning TikTok could be blocked by judge

Until July 1, when rumours of a ban first began to circulate, TikTok was adding some 424,000 new US users each day.

24 Sep 2020 11:31 PM

Britain's delayed virus app launched in England and Wales, after switching to Google-Apple API

The app uses Bluetooth to alert users if they spend 15 minutes or more within two metres of a user who subsequently tests COVID-19 positive.

24 Sep 2020 10:41 PM

Russian bank Sberbank enters tech space in major move to rival Google, Facebook, Amazon

The bank-turned-tech-firm is set to launch a host of digital products and services first in Russia and later abroad, including India.

24 Sep 2020 9:50 PM

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Antitrust case against Google gets ready as Trump administration seeks support for it from states

Lawmakers and consumer advocates say Google abuses its dominance in online search and advertising to kill competition and boost its profits.

24 Sep 2020 8:20 PM

Cyber criminals hack tech company whose software is used by US state and local governments

The extent of the breach is unclear, but the company Tyler Technologies told customers that it affected only internal files.

24 Sep 2020 7:53 PM

YouTube adds information panels to videos to give voters reliable info ahead of US election

As most voters take to voting by post amid the pandemic, YouTube has put out videos on Mail-in Voting to combat posts spreading falsehoods.

24 Sep 2020 5:04 PM

Now you can shop on Amazon using Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam interfaces

In just five months, Amazon shoppers using Hindi grew 3 times, prompting the move to add four more languages ahead of the festive season.

22 Sep 2020 9:28 PM

Come together to stop spread of suicide content, TikTok urges Facebook, Google, Snapchat, others

It is proposed that nine social media firms speedily identify violent, graphic content, including suicide, and swiftly notify the others.

22 Sep 2020 7:33 PM

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