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Facebook removes 265 Israel-based fake accounts

Facebook has said it has removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, Facebook Pages, Groups and events that originated in Israel and were involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour.

WhatsApp warns clones to cease bogus operations in India

Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday.

itel launches 'A46' budget smartphone in India

China-based Transsion Holdings' itel Mobile on Thursday launched its "A46" smartphone with HD+ full screen display and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled dual camera setup for Rs 4,999 in India.

First Apple computer to be auctioned online

In 1976, Apple Inc made and sold the first ever Apple computer. Fewer than half of the 200 Apple-1 computers, ever made, have survived and one of them could be yours as it goes for an online sale starting Thursday.

India fast becoming a hub for AWS developers

A nation of tech innovators, India is fast becoming a developers' hub for Amazon Web Services (AWS), top company executives said here on Wedneday.

Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon

As part of its efforts to re-establish Doordarshan as "the channel of India" and to help viewers savour the nostalgia of its famous shows and serials, the national broadcaster on Monday launched its souvenir store on an e-commerce portal Amazon India.

Spotify Lite Beta app now live in India

Swedish music streaming platform Spotify has brought a lighter version of its app to India that is built for low-end Android smartphones.

Hackers, phone carriers charged for SIM-hacking scam

SAN FRANCISCO: In an alleged SIM-hacking scam in the US, a group of nine people have been charged for stealing cryptocurrencies from people and earning a total of $2.4 million by bribing or tricking mobile phone carriers into transferring a phone number into a new SIM card.

Tim Cook says 4-year degree not necessary for coding

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that a four-year degree is not really necessary to excel at coding and termed it an "old and traditional view".

Larry Page must address harassment: Google workers

SAN FRANCISCO:  After staging a global walkout and sit-in protest against workplace harassment, Google employees now demand that parent company Alphabet's CEO Larry Page must immediately meet them and publicly address their concerns.

Ratan Tata invests in Ola electric mobility

 MUMBAI:  Ratan Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in domestic ride-sharing company Ola's newly-launched electric vehicle (EV) arm Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd (OEMPL) as part of its Series A round of funding, the cab aggregator announced on Monday.

Mozilla releasing fix for Firefox extensions bug

SAN FRANCISCO: Mozilla has started releasing a fix for a bug that prevented existing and new add-ons from running or being installed on the Firefox browser late on Friday.

Facebook shutting down group video chat app Bonfire

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has decided to shut down a clone of the main Group video chat app called "Houseparty", which is a virtual hangout for its users in a group.

Price war in premium phone segment heats up in India

 In a sign of intense competition in the premium smartphone segment in India, the price gaps among the top brands are narrowing ahead of the launch of OnePlus 7 series on May 14.

Apple AirPods 2: Wireless experience just got better

If you own an iPhone, an Apple Watch is a must for its plethora of benefits, including health. When it comes to earbuds, the second-generation wireless AirPods would complete the family.

India's data storing call comes with risk: Zuckerberg

NEW DELHI: India's data localisation demands are understandable but allowing it for one nation can trigger a demand from countries which are much more authoritarian and can misuse the citizens' data, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said.

Facebook finally bans personality quiz apps

 Facebook has announced to ban personality quiz apps on its platform -- a move taken after the Cambridge Analytica scandal last year that helped researchers access personal information of 87 million users via the quiz app "thisisyourdigitallife".

OPPO unveils F11 Pro Marvel's Avengers edition

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Friday launched a new F11 Pro Marvels Avengers Limited Edition smartphone in collaboration with Marvel Studios.

New sensor spots rare metals used in smartphones

NEW YORK: Researchers have developed a new protein-based sensor that can detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, in a more efficient and cost-effective way.

India should prioritize two-wheeler electrification: Study

NEW DELHI:  As small vehicles dominate Indian roads, the two and three-wheeler segments in the country should be prioritized for electrification, suggests new research.

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