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Flipkart Flipstart Days Sale Starts Tomorrow: Offers on Laptops, Headphones, Mobile Accessories, and More

June 1, 2019

Flipkart sale: Offers have also been listed for home appliances and grocery products Highlights Flipkart Flipstart Days sale will end on June 3 It will offer up to 80 percent discount on consumer electronics Power banks will be listed starting at Rs. 500, mobiles cases at Rs. 99 Flipkart has announced yet another sale that […]

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Apple Increases App Download Limit to 200MB Over Cellular Data for iPhone Users

June 1, 2019

Highlights Cellular download limit of 100MB was introduced with iOS 7 Increase in download capacity comes ahead of iOS 13’s reveal The 200MB download limit is now live for all iPhone users It is good to have a safety protocol that prevents users from accidentally downloading a large file like an app or update over […]

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Hacker Dumps Nearly 1 Billion User Records From 44 Companies: Report

April 18, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS The hacker has reportedly been releasing dumps in rounds The latest, round five, had 65.5 million records A total of 932 million user records have been dumped A serial hacker who goes by the name of Gnosticplayers has released another 65.5 million records of users last week taking his grand total of 932 million […]

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How Much Could ‘Facebook Pay’ Push Up the Stock in 2019

March 13, 2019

Facebook’s (FB – Get Report) next growth driver is Instagram, right? Right. But there could be another driver, and that’s payments. Facebook, whose core platform has decelerated in the past year or so, has found new growth drivers. The stock has come back to life since falling to its 52-week low of $123 in the […]

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YouTube to Stop Automatic Sharing of Activity to Twitter, Google+

January 19, 2019

Video-sharing giant YouTube has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically share their YouTube Activity on micro-blogging site Twitter and its own social network Google+ after January 31. Twitter currently allows users to share their YouTube activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing “Share your […]

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Cambridge Analytica Fined $19,000 for Ignoring Data Request

January 12, 2019

A British court fined a sister company of consulting firm Cambridge Analytica GBP 15,000 ($19,000) on Wednesday for failing to disclose fully what information it held on an individual who had asked to know, the data regulator said. The Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) said it was the first prosecution of the now defunct Cambridge Analytica, a company […]

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Public Officials Cannot ‘Block’ People on Social Media: US Appeals Court

January 12, 2019

An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for how government officials nationwide interact with constituents on social media. The unanimous ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit is the […]

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Dormant Twitter Accounts Being Hacked to Spread IS Propaganda: Report

January 12, 2019

Exploiting a decade-old flaw, hackers are taking control of dormant Twitter accounts to spread Islamic State (IS) propaganda, a media report said. Although Twitter has suspended many of these accounts, some are still active, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. Some of these accounts are tweeting messages supporting violence. To take control of the accounts that have remained inactive for years, […]

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Mozilla Thunderbird to Be Revamped Soon With New UI and Better Gmail Support

January 9, 2019

Mozilla is working towards making some major changes to its Thunderbird desktop email client that includes a facelift to the User Interface (UI) and better support for Gmail. Mozilla Thunderbird is a free and open-source cross-platform email client, news client, RSS and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy was modelled after that […]

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E-Commerce FDI Policy Bars Foreign Investment in Multi-Brand Retail: Government

January 8, 2019

The Centre on Thursday said the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy on e-commerce does not allow foreign investments into multi-brand retail. The Departent of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), in a statement assured that FDI in allowed only in the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce segment and not in the business-to-consumer (B2C) segment, which in effect is […]

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