Month: September 2018

HP 260 G3 Desktop Mini Launched in India Starting at Rs. 19,990

September 20, 2018

HP India on Monday introduced an affordable mini desktop to help students learn and collaborate in schools and educational institutions across the country. Starting at Rs. 19,990, the HP 260 G3 desktop mini will enable schools and institutes to set up or upgrade computers in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) labs at a minimal […]

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Facebook Said to Face EU Sanctions for Not Complying With Consumer Rules

September 20, 2018

Facebook may face sanctions because it has yet to comply with EU consumer rules while Airbnb has made the necessary changes in response to regulatory demands, EU sources said on Wednesday. Online platforms are under pressure in Europe because of their dominance and anti-competitive business practices, which have resulted in hefty fines handed down to some companies. Privacy […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Can Be Purchased With Gold Points

September 19, 2018

Nintendo will allow Switch users to pay for its subscription offering Switch Online with ‘Gold Points’, which can be earned on select purchases for the Switch. The number of Gold Points you get depends on whether you bought a game or downloadable content (DLC) digitally or a game card at retail. For the former, you earn 5 percent worth of […]

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Facebook Announces Hiring of Human Rights Director

September 19, 2018

Facing human rights violation allegations over the misuse of its platform by the Myanmar government to fuel atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority, social networking giant Facebook has announced the hiring of a human rights policy director. The social media firm’s new director would help promote peace, human freedoms and build strong communities while simultaneously crack down […]

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More internet access is coming to Africa, but the market isn’t always ready for it

September 16, 2018

The prospect of connecting Africa’s 55 countries and over one billion people via better road and rail networks has often run into the challenge of raising the billions of dollars needed to turn a decades-old vision into reality. While the investment in building and maintaining intra-country road networks has been slow in coming, connecting Africa via the internet […]

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How Facebook AI may help to change the way we shop online in the future

September 16, 2018

Facebook has had one tough quarter: data privacy scandals, shrinking margins and a market capitalization that has been trimmed by more than $100 billion as the internet giant’s shares tumbled from a record $217 per share down to the $160 range. Facebook now needs to show investors and analysts that it can jump-start earnings growth […]

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Facebook ‘Better Prepared’ for Election Meddling, Zuckerberg Says

September 15, 2018

Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday. Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook page, outlined a series of steps the leading social network has taken to protect against misinformation and manipulation campaigns aimed at disrupting elections. […]

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Twitter CEO Says Conservative Employees ‘Don’t Feel Safe’ Expressing Opinions

September 15, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the conservative employees at the social media service “don’t feel safe to express their opinions” at work. Dorsey – like his counterparts at Facebook and YouTube – has consistently said that his service isn’t biased. But the people who build Twitter are biased, Dorsey admitted in an interview last month, saying out loud what everyone already […]

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Pinterest Now Has 250 Million Monthly Users

September 13, 2018

Visual search giant Pinterest has revealed that it is being used by 250 million people each month as it quietly continues to grow and other social networks slightly falter. “At a time when the Internet can feel increasingly negative and politicised, we think it’s remarkable that a quarter of a billion people are choosing to spend their […]

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FIFA 19 Ratings: Top 10 Players Revealed

September 13, 2018

The FIFA 19 ratings for the top 10 players has been revealed by EA. Sharing the top spot are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi with overall ratings of 94. They’re followed by Neymar who has a rating of 92. Aside from announcing a FIFA 19 demo, EA has, over the course of the week, slowly been announcing its top […]

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