Friday, 22 February 2019

Twitter, Ahead of Parliamentary Hearing, Says Fighting Political Bias in India

Geared up to face a 31-member Parliamentary panel hearing on February 11, Twitter on Friday said it is proactively working with the political parties to verify candidates, elected officials and relevant party officials whose accounts will be active in the public conversation. According to Colin Crowell, Global Vice President, Public…

Taking Classes for Court-ordered Rehabilitation

Judges know that the jails today are crowded. In order to save time, money, and space, they are more likely to sentence first-time and low-risk offenders to community service or rehabilitation rather than jail time. When you have been given this kind of reprieve, you may not want to waste…

Fortnite Update 7.30 Adds Lunar New Year Heroes and Dragon Weapons

The Fortnite patch notes for content update 7.30 are up now The Fortnite patch notes for content update 7.30 are up now and it adds Lunar New Year Heroes and dragon weapons to the game. Lunar llamas, which hold Lunar New Heroes have also been included in the Fortnite loot…

Oppo K1 With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, 25-Megapixel Selfie Camera Unveiled

Oppo on Wednesday introduced its Oppo K1 smartphone in India, featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor and Hyper Boost tech for an optimised gaming experience. Other highlights of the Oppo K1 include its waterdrop-shaped display notch, its large 6.4-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, a dual rear camera setup, as well…

New Need for Speed, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall Due This Year: EA

Need for Speed, Plants vs. Zombies, and Titanfall games out this year EA says HIGHLIGHTS No release dates have been given Their official titles have yet to be announced We should see them revealed at EA’s annual EA Play event New entries in the Need for Speed, Plants vs. Zombies,…

Spotify Reports Surprise Profit in Q4, Announces Acquisition of Gimlet Media, Anchor

Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, reported an unexpected fourth-quarter operating profit on Wednesday but its sales growth was well below expectations and it said it sees a loss of 200-360 million euros in 2019. Spotify¬†posted fourth-quarter operating profit of EUR 94 million¬†($107 million) compared with a…

Google Says Data Privacy Changes Could Hurt It

Google parent Alphabet warned that its business may be damaged by changing data privacy practices, new digital advertising polices and software bugs that leak user information. The company filed its annual report Tuesday and added language that suggests it is adjusting to increased regulatory scrutiny and evolving consumer attitudes toward…

Crypto CEO Dies Holding Only Passwords That Can Unlock Millions in Customer Coins

HIGHLIGHTS Gerald Cotten died on December 9 in India Cotten held the passwords to Quadriga CX’s wallets Virtual currency exchanges suffered at least five major attacks last year Digital-asset exchange Quadriga CX has a $200 million problem with no obvious solution – just the latest cautionary tale in the unregulated…

Nokia 5.1 Plus 4GB RAM, 6GB RAM Variants With 64GB Storage Launched

Nokia 5.1 Plus has received 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM variants in India with 64GB of onboard storage. The new variants join the original Nokia 5.1 Plus 3GB RAM variant that debuted with 32GB of inbuilt storage last year. Both new variants would go on sale in the country beginning…