Think big tech is troubled? From Google to Apple, it’s just getting started

Business Standard: TECHNOLOGY AND GADGETS TO EXPECT IN 2019 : From the news of when to expect a first 5G smartphone to a glimpse of a foldable screen device, the year 2018 set in motion a lot of things that would materialise in the new year 2019. The technology and gadget space is expected to… Continue reading Think big tech is troubled? From Google to Apple, it’s just getting started

Think big tech is troubled? From Google to Apple, it’s just getting started

Business Standard: Silicon Valley ended 2018 somewhere it had never been: embattled. Lawmakers across the political spectrum say Big Tech, for so long the exalted embodiment of American genius, has too much power. Once seen as a force for making our lives better and our brains smarter, tech is now accused of inflaming, radicalizing, dumbing… Continue reading Think big tech is troubled? From Google to Apple, it’s just getting started

No place for ‘vile’ child pornography, acting on user reports: WhatsApp

Business Standard: WhatsApp on Friday said child pornography has absolutely no place on the messaging platform and that it takes action against the dissemination of such content, including banning of accounts, based on user reports. Terming child pornography as “vile”, WhatsApp said it also responds to valid legal requests from law enforcement to investigate these… Continue reading No place for ‘vile’ child pornography, acting on user reports: WhatsApp

Tez rebranded as GooglePay, platform to receive major push this Diwali

Global tech giant Google on Tuesday said that by Diwali it plans to expand the operations of its payments platform, and would add major retail chains restaurants and cab aggregators to the platform. The tech giant has also re-branded ‘Tez’ as ‘Google Pay’ as part of its efforts to take the digital payments app to… Continue reading Tez rebranded as GooglePay, platform to receive major push this Diwali

From AI to enhanced security, here is what’s new in Google Android 9 Pie OS

Search engine and technology giant Google on August 6 announced the Android 9 Pie, a next iteration of its operating system for smart devices. The new OS is currently rolling out as an update to Google Pixel phones and other phones from brands such as OnePlus, Nokia, Xiaomi, Sony, Oppo, Vivo and Essential would get… Continue reading From AI to enhanced security, here is what’s new in Google Android 9 Pie OS

Google doodle remembers tragedy queen Meena Kumari on her 85th birthday

MEENA KUMARI THE FAMOUS FILM ACTRESS WAS ALSO A SINGER AND POET Popularly known as The Tragedy Queen, she was not only an iconic star of Hindi cinema but also a singer and poet of great flair. She was daughter of a Master Ali Bux, who had migrated from Bhera. Her mother was Phrabawati Devi.… Continue reading Google doodle remembers tragedy queen Meena Kumari on her 85th birthday

How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India

Google Glass — an eye-wearable device that made headlines in 2015 but failed in the consumer technology space — has now rekindled the hopes of millions of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) globally, including in India. Although no official numbers are available, at least 70 million people have autism worldwide, including over 10 million… Continue reading How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India