Thomson gets Android license, to make TVs in India
Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of Super Plastronics which has the brand licensee of Thomson said that the company started importing Andriod TVs in India from China last year and looking at the great response it received, Google has decided to give it the license to manufacture Andriod TVs end to end in India.
Twitter wants to end online abuse, tests new feature that lets users control replies
The strictest option would bar all replies.
TRAI launches Complaint Management System (CMS) app and portal
The newly launched Complaint Management System will feature rule-based redress...
China's TCL Electronics targets smaller cities, towns to raise market share in India
The company, which introduced new range of TV and air conditioners for Indian consumers, also plans to enhance its presence in the smaller cities and towns in the country to increase its overall market share. The company currently only caters to TV and AC segments in the country. The company sold 3 lakh TV units in 2018 and have closed last year with 10 lakh units.
RBI launches 'MANI' app for visually challenged to identify currency notes
Users can download the app, called 'MANI', which is an acronym for Mobile Aided Note Identifier, and will have to scan the notes using the camera, it said adding that the audio output to give our results will be in Hindi and English.
Twitter bug allowed to match 17 million phone numbers with users
Security researcher Ibrahim Balic found that it was possible to upload entire lists of generated phone numbers through Twitter's contacts upload feature, reports TechCrunch. "If you upload your phone number, it fetches user data in return," he was quoted as saying. Most of the users were in countries like Israel, Turkey, Iran, Greece, Armenia, France and Germany.
Twitter warns users against breach of data
Twitter, in a blog post on Saturday night, said prior to the fix, through a complicated process involving the insertion of malicious code into restricted storage areas of the Twitter app, it may have been possible for a bad actor to access information including Direct Messages, protected Tweets, location information from the app.
After Google, Twitter warns Indian users about data breach
In an extremely stressful year for Internet users, Twitter on Saturday admitted a malicious code was inserted into its app by a bad actor that may have compromised some users' information worldwide, including in India.
No more an iPhone exclusive: Users rejoice as WhatsApp extends call waiting support to Android
The lifesaving call waiting support is now available on Android phones.
Snapdeal exploring deals with big brands to tackle counterfeits
Snapdeal operates a "Brand Registry" programme that allows sellers having their own registered brand name, trademarks, etc. get exclusive rights to sell their product in the relevant categories on the Snapdeal marketplace.
Google Play's 'Best of 2019': Indians loved Spotify, Call of Duty: Mobile; looked for motivation in 'The Magic of Thinking Big'
Googlr released it list of the most-popular apps, games and more.
FB, Instagram on Google Play Store vulnerable: Check Point
Acccording to Check Point Research the latest versions of some of the most famous apps in the world on Google's Play Store, including Facebook and Instagram, to have vulnerabilities that were believed to have been patched earlier. The research shows that threat actors can still execute code on the latest versions of mobile applications on Play Store.
Political parties plan to up TikTok presence
TikTok has 200 million users in India. Following a temporary ban by the Madras High Court earlier this year, and a week after it became available again on app stores in India, TikTok had stated in May that it had reclaimed the top spot among free apps on the iOS platform and in the social category on the Google Play Store on Android.
Got a ‘secret’ market tip? Telegram it
There’s also a technological reason for the migration of market scuttlebutt from WhatsApp to Telegram — investigative agencies had cloned mobile phones of accused persons and backed up the latter’s WhatsApp messages, which were used as evidence. Telegram has attracted over 100 million downloads globally on the Android Play Store.
WhatsApp vulnerability: CERT-In issues advisory; company says users unaffected
The advisory comes in the backdrop of recent developments where WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that over hundred Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware -- Pegasus.
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