Month: November 2018

Honor 8C With Snapdragon 632 SoC, AI-Backed Selfie Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

November 30, 2018

Honor 8C₹ 11,999 was launched in India on Thursday. The new budget smartphone by the Huawei sub-brand Honor features a 19:9 display panel with a traditional notch. It is also powered by an all-new Snapdragon 632 SoC. The smartphone has a face unlock feature that uses the frontal camera sensor along with an artificial intelligence (AI) […]

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Realme U1 With 25-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

November 30, 2018

Realme U1 has been launched in India as the company’s latest smartphone, and the first smartphone in the Realme U-Series that’s focused on photography. Following the release of Realme 2 Pro and Realme C1 in September this year, the company has now unveiled Realme U1, the first smartphone in the world to sport the Helio P70 SoC […]

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Facebook Plans to Train 5 Million Indians in Digital Skills by 2021

November 29, 2018

To help small businesses in India reach the global economy, Facebook is planning to train five million people with digital skills in three years, a top company executive said here on Saturday. With ten ongoing programmes, Facebook has already trained one million people across 150 cities and 48,000 villages with support from 50 partners, the social networking […]

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UC Browser Gets Updated With a Dedicated Section for Short Videos

November 29, 2018

UC Browser has been updated to version 12.9.7. The update brings a redesigned UI to provide users with the option to set festival themes on the homepage. There is also a dedicated video section that lists a bunch of short videos which can be shared via WhatsApp Status. The updated UC Browser is also touted […]

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Nubia Red Magic Mars Gaming Phone With Up to 10GB RAM, Shoulder Buttons Launched: Price, Specifications

November 29, 2018

Nubia has finally launched its latest gaming smartphone – Red Magic Mars – in the market. The ZTE sub-brand has announced the successor to Red Magic, which was also promised to arrive in India. The Nubia Red Magic Mars, presumably named after the popular video game God of War, is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro With Triple Rear Camera Setup, In-Display Fingerprint Scanner Launched in India: Price, Specifications

November 28, 2018

Huawei Mate 20 Pro was launched in India on Tuesday. The flagship smartphone’s big features are its triple camera setup at the back, its full-screen display with a notch up front, and its ‘Hyper Optical Pattern’ textured back panel for better gripping. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is powered by the latest and greatest 7nm […]

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Facebook Appeals Its UK Fine in Cambridge Analytica Scandal

November 28, 2018

Facebook has appealed its GBP 500,000 ($644,000) fine for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, arguing that UK regulators failed to prove that British users were directly affected. Britain’s Information Commissioner Office levelled the fine after concluding Facebook processed the personal information of users unfairly by giving app developers access to […]

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Facebook’s Outgoing Communications Chief Takes Fall for Hiring PR Firm Definers

November 28, 2018

The outgoing head of Facebook’s communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm accused of using “black ops” style techniques, acknowledging critics including investor George Soros were targeted. The announcement by Elliot Schrage, who said in June he was stepping down, came after Facebook’schief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has pledged a […]

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Popular Android Apps Like Clean Master Reportedly Caught Committing ‘Ad Fraud’

November 28, 2018

A number of Android apps developed by two popular Chinese developers have been found to be involved in an ad fraud scheme. An app analytics firm discovered that eight apps on Google Play Store with more than two billion downloads have been exploiting user permissions to steal “millions of dollars”. Seven of these apps come […]

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Facebook, Instagram Outage on Tuesday Caused by Server Problem

November 26, 2018

Facebook said Tuesday users had trouble accessing the social network and its other applications such as Instagram for a chunk of the day due to a server software problem. It was the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook. “Earlier today, a server configuration caused intermittent problems across […]

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