Author: Anindita Ghosh

Telegram Moves to Protect Identity of Hong Kong Protesters

August 31, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS The update will be released over the next few days It will allow protesters to block authorities from discovering identities A current feature allows authorities to know identities of protestors Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers to safeguard Hong Kong protesters against monitoring by Chinese authorities, […]

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Amazon, Trader Group in Public Spat Over Discounts in India

August 31, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS Traders complain Amazon uses complex structures to circumvent rules The issue is the biggest trade irritants between New Delhi and Washington The CAIT represents 500,000 merchants and traders in India Amazon.com defended its business strategies in India as it came under fire from a local trader group on Friday over discounted products on the […]

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Ex-Google Engineer Charged in Self-Driving Trade Secrets Case: All You Need to Know

August 28, 2019

US prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the company’s self-driving car unit before joining rival Uber Technologies. The US Department of Justice said Anthony Levandowski, who worked for Google parent company Alphabet’s Waymo unit, downloaded thousands of files from Waymo servers as he was leaving the […]

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Realme Q Series of Smartphones Confirmed, 4 Devices to Launch on September 5

August 28, 2019

Realme will launch a total of four new products on September 5 HIGHLIGHTS One of the Realme Q-series phones is tipped to pack quad rear cameras The Realme Q-series phones are touted to be performance-centric There is no word regarding their key internal specifications or design Realme has been teasing the launch of a new […]

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Chandrayaan-2 Captures First Image of Moon Showing Mare Orientale Basin, Apollo Craters

August 23, 2019

Photo Credit: Twitter/ ISRO Chandrayaan-2 has captured the first image of the Moon, two days after entering the lunar orbit. The picture was taken by Vikram, the spacecraft’s lander and shows the Mare Orientale basin and Apollo craters. The image was taken at a height of about 2, 650 km from the lunar surface on […]

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Motorola One Action With 21:9 CinemaVision Display, Dedicated Action Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

August 23, 2019

Motorola One Action sale date in India is set for August 30 Highlights Motorola One Action sports a triple rear camera setup It is powered by a Samsung Exynos 9609 SoC Motorola unveiled the phone globally last week Motorola One Action has been launched in India. The new Motorola phone will go on sale in […]

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ZTE 4G Hotspot Devices Affected by Security Vulnerabilities: Report

August 13, 2019

Security researchers have discovered a bunch of vulnerabilities affecting 4G hotspots from Chinese handset maker ZTE that could allow a potential hacker to redirect traffic from the hotspot to other malicious websites. Discovered by a Pen Test Partners researcher, who goes by the name of “Dave Null”, the security flaws in the hotspot devices were […]

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Amazon Launches Marketplace Appstore in India

August 13, 2019

Amazon on Monday launched its Marketplace Appstore in India, which is a platform created for sellers to discover trusted third-party applications that can help them automate, grow and manage their business. The Amazon Marketplace Appstore enables sellers to focus on their business as it reduces the time and effort they spend on finding the right solution for […]

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Video Selfies Can Be Used to Measure Blood Pressure: Study

August 7, 2019

New technology is designed to measure blood pressure through smartphone-captured facial videos Highlights Study shows facial videos can include information about blood pressure It has been published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging Researchers believe the new technology is highly accurate In good news for people who have blood pressure (BP) problems, monitoring BP might […]

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Disney to Bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ in the US at Popular Netflix Price

August 7, 2019

Disney is set to offer a $13-per-month bundle of Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ in November Highlights Disney will offer Disney+ and ESPN+ at a $5-per-month discount Hulu offering in the bundle will include commercials The $13-per-month price is the same as Netflix’s most popular plan Walt Disney on Tuesday said it would offer a $13 […]

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