Not so private: Dating apps accused of sharing intimate user data with other businesses
Tech companies have come under increased scrutiny over data privacy.
Conduent launches AR solution to transform user experience
Using interactive graphics, audio, video, 3D objects and animation, AR brings stat...
Meet Vijaya Gadde, an Indian-born Twitter head who decides on blocking tweets, users
As Twitter’s head of legal and policy issues, Gadde has ...
MyGate aims at 10-fold growth in user base in 2020
The firm has raised a 'Series B' funding of $56 million from the Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings, US- based JS Capital, Tiger Global Management, besides the existing investor Prime Venture Partners.
‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ crosses One million users
Bharti Airtel’s Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) calling feature, which was launched in December, allows customers to make telco grade calls to any network without any extra charges or any additional calling App/SIM. The technology can be accessed over any home or public WiFi network to enhance indoor voice calling experience for Airtel users.
Uber to roll out PIN verification, RideCheck for enhanced user safety
Under the PIN verification feature, Uber users will receive a four-digit code when they book a ride that is to be shared with the driver partner to start the ride. Users will have to activate the feature in the app's setting.
Twitter wants to end online abuse, tests new feature that lets users control replies
The strictest option would bar all replies.
Apple's news service reaches 100 million users, App Store sales expand
Apple gave the figures in its annual early January update on its services businesses. Apple's overall services segment revenue rose 16% to $46.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year ended on Sept. 28, 2019, while its iPhone segment sales fell 14% to $142.4 billion.
Govt approves ordinance to remove end user restrictions, boost FDI in coal mining
The government proposes to kick-start commercial coal mining auction process this month.
New Apple Mac Pro's price leaves users wide-eyed; can cost $52,000
Mac Pro's price has left users in shock.
Mobile users recharging monthly after tariff hikes
It'll take a few months to understand the full impact of the new tariffs. But some big signs are already here.
Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 million for improper sharing of user data
Brazil's Ministry Of Justice has fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc with $1.64 million alleging improper sharing of user data. This is related to the misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica in 2018. Facebook did not immediately respond to request for comment.
TikTok report shows India sends highest number of user information and content takedown requests
TikTok, a popular short video platform, said India sent 107 total requests for user information in the first half 2019. Out of these 99 were legal requests and 8 were emergency requests. A total of 143 user accounts were mentioned in these requests. TikTok said it complied with 47% of these requests from India.
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