• Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P
Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P

Fortune quoted Google's response: "Any location data that is sent back to Google location servers is anonymized and is not tied or traceable to a specific user". Oracle added that the transfer of this information was eating into users' data allowance purchased from their telecoms providers-up to a gigabyte a month, which seems like quite a lot to ...

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  • SpaceX successfully launches satellite with new upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX successfully launches satellite with new upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 rocket

Though this was the first landing for a Block 5 first stage, it was the 25th overall for a Falcon 9 during an orbital launch. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the countrymen for successful launching of Bangladesh's first communication satellite into space, saying that it added a new milestone to the path of continued advancement of the countr...

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  • Why John Legend voicing the Google Assistant matters
Why John Legend voicing the Google Assistant matters

John's voice will be the only famous one added to the Google devices - the other five, consisting of both male and female tones, are created to sound more natural, thanks to the use of WaveNet technology. The assistant will picture answering your questions. Described as a "visual-first" version of its Assistant, it's clear they want us to opt f...

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  • Gmail, Google Photos Getting Big AI Improvements
Gmail, Google Photos Getting Big AI Improvements

Google Photos will recognize the presence of those friends in pictures, and automatically suggest that the user shares those pictures with those specific contacts. For example, if you're writing an email on a Friday, it may suggest " Have a great weekend! " to end your message. It's useful for moving less important stuff to when you have time to ...

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  • Fitbit Female Health Tracking
Fitbit Female Health Tracking

If you've opted in to this service, you will see a new female health tracking box on the dashboard grid in the app. Tap to answer a few questions about the length of your cycle and last period and start logging. "With these apps and clock faces, we continue to deliver on our promise to bring important health information to the wrist", said James ...

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  • Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments
Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments

We approached Instagram and parent company Facebook , for comment and clarification on the in-app payments but neither company responded at the time of writing. WhatsApp has been growing ever since, with billions of users on the platform; one could imagine how much revenue could be generated by showing some ads to its users.

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  • Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally
Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally

Apple has now shifted nearly 50 million iPhone X units worldwide since commercial launch in November, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus shipped 12.5 million and 8.3 million units respectively for second and third position. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November", s...

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  • Tesla posts new record quarterly loss - US$784.6mil
Tesla posts new record quarterly loss - US$784.6mil

If improvements go to plan, Tesla will could begin showing profit in the second half of this year, he said. "There's no question, there are ways we could have made the Model 3 production easier", said Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk , on a conference call to discuss the company's first-quarter results.

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  • Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199
Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199

However, as of Tuesday morning, the $199 Oculus Go appeared to have already sold out as the Amazon listed it as now unavailable. Evidence is piling up that Facebook-owned Oculus is gearing up to launch its low-priced, standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go , possibly as soon as later today.

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  • GoPro makes it easier to share footage as Instagram Stories
GoPro makes it easier to share footage as Instagram Stories

The music's cover art will then appear on your Story along with a link that allows the viewers to hear the song or project via Spotify . Those who have the GoPro app can also edit and share their action shots directly on Instagram Stories .

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  • Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature
Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature

Interested users will be able to set up dating profiles that are separate from their main Facebook profiles, including only the person's first name - a feature similar to Tinder . And it will pose a test for them because they have largely come to rely on asking their users to login with Facebook credentials. The Zucks said you won't be obl...

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  • How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name
How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name

The royal daughter had some practice as a bridesmaid for her aunt Pippa Middleton, who Wednesday last May. Back in 1917, King George V (AKA the Queen's grandfather) decided there were too many people known as Prince or Princess, so he made a decision to limit the number.

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  • Fitbit shares sprint higher on new Google alliance
Fitbit shares sprint higher on new Google alliance

The company today said it is collaborating with Google to push health data generated by its fitness trackers to the cloud where medical professionals can put it to work. The company already holds pole position in the wearables segment worldwide when it comes to hardware; now, it will be transitioning its software to the Google Cloud Platform.

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  • Andhra Boy Suraj Krishna Scores 350 In JEE Main, Grabs AIR 1
Andhra Boy Suraj Krishna Scores 350 In JEE Main, Grabs AIR 1

Out of them over 12 lakh students more than 10 lakh had appeared in the offline exam and about 2.19 lakh students had appeared in the online examination. In Ranchi, a senior official of FIITJEE Ranchi A.K. Datta said DPS-Ranchi boy Prateek Prawar ranked at 96 and Ramgarh boy Harshit Agarwal ranked at 122 were among the 416 students from their c...

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  • Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)
Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)

The conglomerate's new businesses made healthy contributions to its performance. Revenue from its refining and marketing business rose 28.8% to Rs 93,519 crore as its Jamnagar refinery, the world's largest, earned $11 from every barrel it processed.

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  • Facebook didn't read terms and conditions for app behind Cambridge Analytica
Facebook didn't read terms and conditions for app behind Cambridge Analytica

The parliamentary committee interviewing Schroepfer has also recently heard evidence from whistle-blower Christopher Wylie, former Cambridge Analytica executive Brittany Kaiser, and Aleksandr Kogan, the researcher who shared Facebook user data with Cambridge Analytica.

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  • Spectacles v2 launch for $150 with sleeker design and improved features
Spectacles v2 launch for $150 with sleeker design and improved features

Similarly, the Google Glass smart spectacles , launched in 2013, famously earned its wearers the sobriquet "Glasshole", and the company eventually stopped producing the device in 2015. Well cosmetically they're a lot more natural, with far slimmer arms than before to make them feel more like eyewear and less like computer, and they come in a more ...

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  • Apple Korea names former Samsung exec as new head
Apple Korea names former Samsung exec as new head

It is widely believed that Apple will come out three new iPhone models in 2018- two iPhone X variants and a lower-priced, mid-range iPhone model. "We think Apple may use this upcoming cycle to formally change its iPhone naming/branding pattern", the Guggenheim analyst wrote in the investor note.

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  • Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone
Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

Apple introduced an assortment of fixes in the last update, but users will find this release mostly targets newer iPhones, such as the iPhone 8 and those serviced by third party repair shops using non-genuine replacement displays. It's good to see Apple fix this bug relating to third-party display replacements. The latest update was launched le...

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  • BMW Concept iX3 EV gets official in China
BMW Concept iX3 EV gets official in China

The BMW Concept iX3 underscores the BMW Group's resolve to further strengthen its leading position in the field of electric mobility. The BMW Concept iX3 has been revealed at the Beijing Motor Show, previewing an electric X3 SUV for 2020 with 266bhp and a 70kWh battery.

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  • New OnePlus 6 teaser: Android flagship coming with well crafted high-grade shell
New OnePlus 6 teaser: Android flagship coming with well crafted high-grade shell

In exchange, the users will have to write unbiased reviews of the upcoming OnePlus 6 based on their user experience. As per the official teasers, OnePlus 6 is coming with several upgrades both in terms of design and also internal hardware.

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  • Verizon, AT&T fall on report DOJ is probing collusion
Verizon, AT&T fall on report DOJ is probing collusion

The agency in February sent civil investigative demands to major US wireless carriers and the GSMA, an worldwide standards organization responsible for eSIM technology, the people said . FBN's Connell McShane discusses the court battle between AT&T-Time Warner and the Department of Justice. The company said it "will continue to work proactively w...

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  • Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus Launched in India; Know Price, Specs
Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus Launched in India; Know Price, Specs

Two of Nokia's latest smartphones have become available for the masses today. ICICI credit and debit card customers buying either of the phones can avail a 10% cash back for a limited period. The Nokia 8 Sirocco also has a bunch of offers bundled with it. New Nokia 6 is priced at Rs 16,999 and will be available starting April 6 from Nokia s...

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  • Moto G6 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Ultimate showdown
Moto G6 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Ultimate showdown

It includes the Moto G6 , Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play in the G6 series. Starting from €299 Euro, the Moto G6 Plus is available in Brazil now, with Mexico to follow next week, followed by a worldwide rollout over coming months. The handset has a 16:9 5.2-inch screen with HD+ resolution. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 , octa-cor...

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  • Android 8.0 Oreo finally comes to Moto Z Play in India
Android 8.0 Oreo finally comes to Moto Z Play in India

Specifically, Motorola announced six different handsets: Moto G6 , Moto G6 Play , Moto G6 Plus , Moto E5 , Moto E5 Plus , Moto E5 Play . The biggest trade-off here appears to be a screen resolution that doesn't really grow with the larger panel, but if you don't mind a lower-density display you can pick this handset up for almost €170, ...

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