Author: Anik Paul

US Supreme Court Ends Fight Over Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

November 6, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused a request by the Trump administration and the telecommunications industry to wipe away a lower court decision that had upheld Obama-era net neutrality rules aimed at ensuring a free and open Internet, though the justices’ action does not undo the 2017 repeal of the policy. The high court decision not to […]

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Virat Kohli Official App Launched for Android and iOS on His Birthday

November 6, 2018

Cricket icon Virat Kohli turned 30 on Monday. But alongside celebrating his birthday, Kohli’s fans have another reason the cheer – it’s his first-ever official mobile app. The app, called the Virat Kohli Official App on Android and Virat on iOS, comes as a one-stop place to let cricket lovers stay closer to the Indian […]

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Despite Crackdown, ‘Junk News’ Still Flourishes on Social Media: Researchers

November 6, 2018

Despite an aggressive crackdown by social media firms, so-called “junk news” is spreading at a greater rate than in 2016 on social media ahead of the US midterm elections, according to researchers. Oxford Internet Institute researchers concluded that Facebook and Twitter remain filled with “extremist, sensationalist, conspiratorial, masked commentary,” and other forms of “low-quality” news. In analysing some 2.5 […]

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Facebook Open Sources ‘Horizon’ AI Tools Used to Improve Video, Messenger

November 5, 2018

Facebook will allow anyone to freely download and use the same artificial intelligence tools it used to make key improvements to the social network’s video and notification features as well as its Messenger messaging app. The software, which Facebook calls Horizon, will be available on the code repository GitHub starting Thursday, the company said in a blog post Thursday. GitHub is […]

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India Ranked 12 Globally for Web-Borne Threats: Kaspersky Lab

November 5, 2018

Globally, India ranks 12th when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web, according to a new report from Russia-based global cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab. About a third of Internet users in the country were attacked by web-borne threats between the July-September period of this year, the report said. “It is known that money […]

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Lava Z81 With 5.7-Inch Display, MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, AI Studio Mode Launched in India: Price, Specifications

November 5, 2018

Lava has expanded its Z-range of smartphones with the launch of a new model – Lava Z81. The smartphone comes in two variants – 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM – but only the latter is currently available for purchase. Its price in India has been set at Rs. 9,499. The company is touting the presence […]

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Vivo Y93 With 6.2-Inch Display, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 439 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

November 2, 2018

Chinese mobile maker Vivo has launched a new smartphone – Vivo Y93 – in China. The latest handset in the company’s Y-Series is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. The other key highlights of the smartphone include 4GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage, 6.2-inch display, and dual rear camera setup. The Vivo Y93 […]

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Carl Icahn Commences Litigation Against Dell Technologies

November 2, 2018

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn sued Dell Technologies, claiming the company has refused to provide basic information about its proposed plan to return to public markets by buying up shares of DVMT. The complaint filed Wednesday in Delaware Chancery court seeks judge’s order requiring Dell to allow Icahn to inspect and copy its books and records. Icahn also […]

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Overwatch New Hero Teased With Route 66 Payload Change

November 1, 2018

Popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch may get a new hero soon. Changes to the game’s Route 66 map have led some to believe a new hero is on the way. Traditionally, Overwatch’s new heroes are revealed a few times a year and with BlizzCon 2018 around the corner, it’s no surprise that speculation around what to expect in terms of […]

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Overwatch New Hero Teased With Route 66 Payload Change

November 1, 2018

Popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch may get a new hero soon. Changes to the game’s Route 66 map have led some to believe a new hero is on the way. Traditionally, Overwatch’s new heroes are revealed a few times a year and with BlizzCon 2018 around the corner, it’s no surprise that speculation around what to expect in terms of […]

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