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Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

26 Jun 2020

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything you need to know about 'dark web'

04 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything you need to know about 'dark web'

Whenever we hear about cybercrimes such as child abuse or sale of stolen data, weapons, etc., the word "dark web" comes into play.

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

03 Jun 2020

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

Google has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit seeking $5 billion.

Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

27 May 2020

Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

Ola Electric Mobility, the EV unit spun out of ride-hailing giant Ola, has acquired Dutch electric scooter manufacturer Etergo.

Meizu 17-series, with 90Hz screen, quad cameras, Snapdragon 865, launched

09 May 2020

Meizu 17-series, with 90Hz screen, quad cameras, Snapdragon 865, launched

Meizu has launched its latest flagship smartphones, the Meizu 17 and 17 Pro, in China.

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

19 Apr 2020

20 million Aptoide app store users compromised in data leak

In a shocking development, personal data of more than 20 million users of Aptoide, a third-party store for Android applications, has been leaked online.

Now, Slack users can call those on Microsoft Teams

02 Apr 2020

Now, Slack users can call those on Microsoft Teams

In the wake of the COVID-19 situation, work communication apps Slack and Microsoft Teams have become the focal point for many businesses.

Decathlon exposes data of millions of customers, employees

27 Feb 2020

Decathlon exposes data of millions of customers, employees

Renowned sports retailer Decathlon has been embroiled in a major controversy.

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite v/s OnePlus 7T: Which is better?

24 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite v/s OnePlus 7T: Which is better?

As a scaled-down version of Note 10, Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Note 10 Lite in India.

A hacker leaked passwords of over 5 lakh IoT devices

21 Jan 2020

A hacker leaked passwords of over 5 lakh IoT devices

With the rise of internet-connected devices, from phones and televisions to 'smart' lights, hackers now have new targets to breach into people's homes, harass them in horrifying ways.

US and China sign deal to ease trade tensions

16 Jan 2020

US and China sign deal to ease trade tensions

The United States has signed a partial trade deal with China after nearly two years of tough negotiations, which included the suspension of talks for months.

Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit

08 Jan 2020

Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit

Sonos has filed a couple of lawsuits against Google, claiming that the company has stolen its speaker technology.

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

23 Dec 2019

Apple, Google, Amazon teaming up to build open smart home

In a major move, Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up for a project to create open smart homes.

Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

20 Dec 2019

Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

Despite FTC's $5 billion fine for privacy violations and a lot of flak from the general public, Facebook's security issues aren't just coming to an end.

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

04 Dec 2019

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

Last month, it was reported that controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda has fled India on an expired passport, however, his whereabouts remained unknown.

#HackAlert: 48 Indian government websites hacked this year alone

30 Nov 2019

#HackAlert: 48 Indian government websites hacked this year alone

Thanks to PM Modi's Digital India initiative, more and more people and businesses have come online and are using the web as a tool of availing different services and broadening their reach (among many other things).

Critical Truecaller flaw risked user IP addresses, location

23 Nov 2019

Critical Truecaller flaw risked user IP addresses, location

Popular caller-identity service Truecaller has fixed a major security loophole in its system.

A Chinese hacking group targeted Indian government organizations

04 Nov 2019

A Chinese hacking group targeted Indian government organizations

In a major shocker, a team of security researchers has revealed that India has been targeted by a Chinese hacking group.

'Camgirl' porn sites leaked private data of millions: Details here

04 Nov 2019

'Camgirl' porn sites leaked private data of millions: Details here

In a major incident, a number of 'camgirl' porn sites have exposed the private data of millions.

Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update released for OnePlus 6T/6

02 Nov 2019

Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update released for OnePlus 6T/6

OnePlus has started rolling out the Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 update for OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 6, bringing a bunch of new features to its last year's flagship phones.

Apple defends its move of sending data to Chinese company

15 Oct 2019

Apple defends its move of sending data to Chinese company

Just a day after facing flak for sending Safari browsing data to Chinese giant Tencent, Apple has responded to the criticism, defending the way it shares information.

Safari caught sending browsing data to Chinese company: Details here

14 Oct 2019

Safari caught sending browsing data to Chinese company: Details here

Apple has long been sending data to Google Safe Browsing to warn users about phishing scams and malicious websites.

OYO caught leaking personal customer data, phone numbers

02 Oct 2019

OYO caught leaking personal customer data, phone numbers

India's popular hotel and homestay chain OYO is facing flak for leaving the personal data of its customers exposed.

Soon, Firefox will encrypt domain name requests by default

09 Sep 2019

Soon, Firefox will encrypt domain name requests by default

Mozilla Firefox browser is getting a major privacy-focused feature by the end of this month - DNS over HTTPS or DoH.

Now, Google, Facebook are tracking you even on porn sites

19 Jul 2019

Now, Google, Facebook are tracking you even on porn sites

US giants have put web trackers across thousands of porn sites.

Hackers can track you via Fitbit, other smartbands: Here's how

18 Jul 2019

Hackers can track you via Fitbit, other smartbands: Here's how

If you own a Fitbit, chances are your device has a critical Bluetooth vulnerability, one that could allow hackers to track you.

14-year-old creates dangerous malware, starts bricking thousands of IoT devices

27 Jun 2019

14-year-old creates dangerous malware, starts bricking thousands of IoT devices

In a strange case, a 14-year-old kid has created a dangerous strain of malware, a program that is spreading in the wild and bricking devices worldwide.

Why Microsoft banned employees from using Slack, other software products

24 Jun 2019

Why Microsoft banned employees from using Slack, other software products

Microsoft appears to have banned certain software products for its employees.

Soon, Jio plans to bring new calling technology: Details here

22 May 2019

Soon, Jio plans to bring new calling technology: Details here

Over the years, the telecom sector has evolved in ways more than one could imagine, giving us access to improved calling, internet services.

#Review: OnePlus 7 Pro raises the bar for Apple, Samsung

15 May 2019

#Review: OnePlus 7 Pro raises the bar for Apple, Samsung

If you wanted a phone with a perfect screen, top-end performance, great build quality, and solid camera, you would have gone for $1,000 worth device from Apple or Samsung. Not anymore.

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

26 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.

OnePlus 7 Pro: Will it be a true flagship device?

25 Apr 2019

OnePlus 7 Pro: Will it be a true flagship device?

Breaking away from its tradition of launching one device every six months, OnePlus will unveil the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14.

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

03 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

The iconic Nokia Banana phone finally gets WhatsApp support in India via Nokia Store.

This robot announced its own 'death' prior to server shutdown

08 Mar 2019

This robot announced its own 'death' prior to server shutdown

Robots are generally associated with their ability to nail cool stuff like backflips or skipping through hurdles.

Facebook tracks location of users whom it considers 'credible threats'

16 Feb 2019

Facebook tracks location of users whom it considers 'credible threats'

It has now been reported that Facebook tracks users for the safety of its employees.

WhatsApp reveals how it catches fake accounts on its platform

08 Feb 2019

WhatsApp reveals how it catches fake accounts on its platform

Recently, WhatsApp held a press conference in New Delhi to explain how it is tackling fake accounts and spread of misinformation.

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

03 Feb 2019

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

Joining hands with the Delhi Police, Facebook will now provide details of private chats to the police for sensitive cases, specifically pertaining to crimes against women and children.

China vows increased US imports, IP protection at trade talks

01 Feb 2019

China vows increased US imports, IP protection at trade talks

China agreed to increase imports of US goods and boost cooperation on protecting intellectual property (IP) during trade talks in Washington.

US man threatens to mass-shoot girls because he's a virgin

22 Jan 2019

US man threatens to mass-shoot girls because he's a virgin

A man was arrested in Utah in the US for threatening to kill as many girls as he could in a public place because he is a virgin and single.

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

13 Jan 2019

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous email threatening his daughter, Harshita, post which her security has been beefed up.