Author: Anindita Ghosh

Singles’ Day 2019: Alibaba Says Sales Hit $23 Billion in First 9 Hours

November 11, 2019

Singles’ Day 2019: Alibaba netted sales worth $30 billion on its platforms on the day last year HIGHLIGHTS Alibaba filled billions of dollars in orders on Singles’ Day The first $1 billion was spent in just 68 seconds: Alibaba Singles’ Day is considered a useful gauge of consumer sentiment in China Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba […]

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Uber to Allow Passengers Record Rides in Effort to Curb Crime in Brazil, Mexico

November 7, 2019

Uber said on Wednesday that it will allow passengers and drivers to record audio of their trips in Brazil and Mexico using a new feature in the app, as the ride-hailing company copes with recurring safety concerns during its trips. Uber has come under significant scrutiny over passenger safety in markets such as the United […]

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Twitter Rolling Out ‘Topics’, a Feature That Lets You Follow Your Interests

November 7, 2019

Photo Credit: Alastair Pike / AFP Twitter Topics will go live next week Highlights We are starting with topics like sports, K-pop: Twitter “We are basically rewriting the entire conversation service” Twitter has always let users follow accounts Twitter said Wednesday it is rolling out a feature that lets users follow topics the way they […]

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Vivo iQoo Neo 855 Edition Confirmed to Pack 256GB of UFS 3.0 Storage

October 22, 2019

Vivo iQoo Neo 855 Edition is now up for pre-orders in China HIGHLIGHTS Vivo iQoo Neo Snapdragon 855 Edition packs three rear cameras The phone will come in a total of three memory configurations It is now up for pre-order in three colour options in China IN THIS ARTICLE Vivo iQoo Neo 855 Edition   […]

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OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro Start Receiving OxygenOS 10.0.4 Update With Selfie Camera Enhancements, More

October 22, 2019

OnePlus 7T devices are getting a new software update HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro are receiving an update The update is rolling out in a staged manner It also packs a cloud service for Gallery app IN THIS ARTICLE OnePlus 7T Pro ₹53,999 OnePlus 7T ₹37,999 OnePlus launched the OnePlus 7T and the […]

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Nubia Red Magic 3S to Launch in India on October 17, Will Be Available Exclusively via Flipkart Read in: हिंदी

October 14, 2019

Nubia Red Magic 3S is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC HIGHLIGHTS Nubia Red Magic 3S will be launched in India on October 17 It will be available exclusively via Flipkart in the country The gaming-centric phone packs a 48-megapixel camera IN THIS ARTICLE Nubia Red Magic 3S Nubia Red Magic 3S’ global rollout is […]

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Xiaomi Diwali With Mi 2019 Sale: Redmi K20 Pro Price Cut Now Live, Mi Air Purifier 2S, Mi Home Security Camera 360, More Deals

October 1, 2019

Xiaomi Diwali sale will go on till October 4 HIGHLIGHTS Mi Home Security Camera 360 is listed with Rs. 200 discount Mi Smart Band 4 will be up for grabs for just Rupee. 1 today Redmi K20 will see a price cut of Rs. 2,000 IN THIS ARTICLE Xiaomi Redmi K20 ₹20,857* Xiaomi Redmi K20 […]

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Microsoft Spots ‘Nodersok’ Malware That Turns PCs Into Zombie Proxies

October 1, 2019

Researchers at Microsoft have uncovered a new malware campaign that is infecting thousands computers across the world. After infecting a PC, the malware, dubbed Nodersok, can turn them into proxies for launching other cyber attacks. “The majority of targets are consumers, but about 3 per cent of encounters are observed in organisations in sectors like […]

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Huawei Gets Red Carpet Treatment From Russia Over 5G

September 30, 2019

While the US banned Huawei for alleged espionage and asked its allies to do the same, Moscow has rolled out the red carpet for the Chinese tech company, letting it develop 5G networks in Russia. Analysts say the move is as much a show of solidarity with Beijing against the US as it is a […]

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New Star Wars Movie in Development From Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige

September 26, 2019

Photo Credit: Matt Petit/AMPAS Kevin Feige at an event in Beverly Hills, California in April HIGHLIGHTS Feige has a role in mind for “a major actor” for his Star Wars movie Marvel president has generated nearly $23 billion with 23 films It would continue Star Wars’ all-male-creators trend in new era From Marvel to Star […]

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