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Alphabet Sued by U.K.’s 4.4 Million iPhone Users for Secretly Using Their Data

Alphabet Sued by U.K.’s 4.4 Million iPhone Users for Secretly Using Their Data

Alphabet has been sued in the high court in U.K. It has been accused of secretly using data of 4.4 million iPhone users. The search company Google was taken to court in July by the iPhone users who have formed a group calling themselves;... 
Apple Booting Apps Which Share Location Data From The App Store

Apple Booting Apps Which Share Location Data From The App Store

Reports indicate that Apple has moved to enforce privacy rules for apps available on the App Store. According to the reports the Cupertino, California-based tech giant has begun a process of removing apps which possess the capacity... 
Independent Games Developer Campo Santo Acquired By Valve

Independent Games Developer Campo Santo Acquired By Valve

Campo Santo, an independent studio has been acquired by Valve, the acclaimed developer known for Firewatch. According to sources Campo Santo will be left intact by Valve instead of being absorbed and its employees reassigned. The Campo... 
Intel To Dispose Of Embedded Software Unit To TPG Capital

Intel To Dispose Of Embedded Software Unit To TPG Capital

Chipmaker Intel is disposing of Wind River, an embedded software unit that it acquired close to a decade ago at a price of $884 million, to TPG Capital, a private equity firm. TPG Capital was also the buyer of Intel’s computer antivirus... 
More Features To Be Added To Slack Rival, Microsoft Teams As Competition Heightens

More Features To Be Added To Slack Rival, Microsoft Teams As Competition Heightens

Software maker Microsoft has disclosed that its workplace collaboration application Teams which was launched about a year ago is now being used by around 200, 000 organizations. Last year in September the number of organizations using... 
Apple To Appeal To A Wider Customer Base With More Versions Of The iPhone

Apple To Appeal To A Wider Customer Base With More Versions Of The iPhone

Expectations are high that tech giant Apple will unveil three new versions of the iPhone later in the year. This includes the iPhone X’s successor as well as a successor to iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Additionally Apple is expected... 
Intel’s 5G Ecosystem Expanded To Include More Players

Intel’s 5G Ecosystem Expanded To Include More Players

Intel has intensified its efforts with regards to 5G as the technology gets closer to mass deployment. Recently the chipmaker launched the new Xeon D-2100 which is targeted at the 5G edge computing. This was preceded by achievements... 
Qualcomm Shows Off Enhanced TrueWireless Stereo Tech

Qualcomm Shows Off Enhanced TrueWireless Stereo Tech

Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced the launch of TrueWireless Stereo Plus which is an enhancement of its TrueWireless Stereo technology. With this technology all external wires will be eliminated and this will provide users with an audio... 
Apple To Get Chips Exclusively From Intel As Legal Feud With Qualcomm Persists

Apple To Get Chips Exclusively From Intel As Legal Feud With Qualcomm Persists

Reports indicate that Apple is planning to use baseband chips made by Intel exclusively for the iPhones that will be released this year. According to KGI Securities the chips from Intel not only meet Apple’s technical requirements... 
Chinese App Developers Have Received $17 Billion From Apple

Chinese App Developers Have Received $17 Billion From Apple

The chief executive officer of Apple, Tim Cook, has disclosed that Chinese developers who now number approximately 1.8 million have made $16.93 billion on its platform. This is roughly 25% of the earnings on App Store globally. Cook... 
Amazon’s Twitch Now A Market Leader In Game Streaming

Amazon’s Twitch Now A Market Leader In Game Streaming

Reports indicate that Amazon Twitch is leading other game streaming platforms as the sector continues to grow. In 2017 the game streaming sector is expected to generate revenues totaling $4.6 billion. Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 at... 
Mask Used To Successfully Unlock An iPhone X

Mask Used To Successfully Unlock An iPhone X

A security firm based in Vietnam, Bkav, has said that it was able to able to thwart Apple’s facial recognition security system Face ID by using a mask that was specially built. Instead of striving for absolute realism, Bkav built... 
Walmart To Deploy More Mac Hardware Over User-Friendliness And Long-Term Cost Savings

Walmart To Deploy More Mac Hardware Over User-Friendliness And Long-Term Cost Savings

Reports indicate that Walmart is looking to roll out more Mac desktop computers for its employees. This was revealed during the Jamf enterprise conference by a Walmart executive Miles leacy. Across the globe Walmart currently has 7,000... 
Baidu To Launch A Driverless Bus Next Year

Baidu To Launch A Driverless Bus Next Year

Robin Li, the chairman and chief executive officer of Chinese online search giant Baidu, has revealed that the tech firm plans on launching a fully autonomous bus next year in China. Li was speaking during the WSJ D.Live technology... 
Chinese Tech Giants In Deal To Use Nvidia’s Technology

Chinese Tech Giants In Deal To Use Nvidia’s Technology

The founder and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp, Jensen Huang, has revealed that the Volta-based platform of the firm had been adopted by the leading cloud specialists in China. This includes Tencent Holdings, Baidu and Alibaba... 
Facebook Trying Out A Mentoring Feature As It Moves Into Professional Services

Facebook Trying Out A Mentoring Feature As It Moves Into Professional Services

Reports indicate that Facebook is experimenting with a feature meant to assist its users find mentors in a move that seems aimed at Microsoft-owned professional networking platform, LinkedIn. The feature is designed to enable users... 
Apple And Amazon Vying For Distribution Rights For Bond Films

Apple And Amazon Vying For Distribution Rights For Bond Films

Reports indicate that Apple and Amazon are bidding to own the distribution rights of the James Bond franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the value of the distribution rights is estimated to range between $2 billion and $5... 
Facebook’s Bid For Rights To Indian Cricket Was Over $600 Million

Facebook’s Bid For Rights To Indian Cricket Was Over $600 Million

It is now clear that Facebook is ready to pay millions of dollars in order to secure sports streaming rights. This became apparent after the social media giant put up a bid of approximately $610 million in order to get rights running... 
New Huawei Chip Will Offer Faster Speeds And Lower Power Consumption

New Huawei Chip Will Offer Faster Speeds And Lower Power Consumption

A top Huawei executive has revealed that the Chinese tech giant intends to make use of features powered by artificial intelligence such as image recognition in a new flagship smartphone that is expected to be unveiled next month. On... 
Microsoft Partners With Valve To Drive VR Uptake

Microsoft Partners With Valve To Drive VR Uptake

Microsoft has revealed that it is partnering with Valve, a virtual reality firm and the developer of Steam. The partnership is expected to assist Microsoft as well as its hardware partners to improve their sales of Windows computers... 
Apple’s Guizhou Data Facility To Be Overseen By Chinese Communist Party Officials

Apple’s Guizhou Data Facility To Be Overseen By Chinese Communist Party Officials

With Apple’s plans to put up a data center in China’s Guizhou Province in high gear, the authorities in the region plan to set up a working committee that will be chaired by members of the Communist Party. This committee will be... 
IBM’s Cloud Business Is Growing But Lagging Behind Rivals

IBM’s Cloud Business Is Growing But Lagging Behind Rivals

The latest quarterly results from IBM have revealed that the cloud business of the tech giant is growing but not as fast as its rivals such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. IBM’s cloud business is also not... 
Investor Claims Oracle Wanted To Acquire Palantir

Investor Claims Oracle Wanted To Acquire Palantir

Marc Abramowitz, an investor in Palantir, told a court on Wednesday that Oracle Corp had held discussions last year with a view to acquiring the data analytics firm. According to the investor the founder of Oracle, Larry Ellison and... 
Second Test Flight For Facebook’s Internet Drone Successful

Second Test Flight For Facebook’s Internet Drone Successful

The Aquila internet drone was recently able to complete a test flight in its second attempt. Details of the test flight were shared on Thursday though the Facebook drone had taken the flight more than a month ago. “The aircraft... 
Tesla Model Y Crossover SUV To Be Launched In Three Years

Tesla Model Y Crossover SUV To Be Launched In Three Years

Tesla’s chief executive officer Elon Musk has revealed that the electric carmaker’s planned crossover SUV, the Model Y, will likely be launched in 2010. Musk was speaking in an earnings call during which it was revealed that the... 
Infosys Wants to Improve US Infrastructure with new Indiana-based Workers

Infosys Wants to Improve US Infrastructure with new Indiana-based Workers

An India-based tech outsourcing company has just announced plans to hire American workers; and want to do so in the state of Indiana. Information technology firm Infosys typically outsources lower cost foreign workers to US-based companies,... 
Apple Makes iWork Productivity Software Free For Users With Old Hardware

Apple Makes iWork Productivity Software Free For Users With Old Hardware

Apple has updated a couple of apps for both Macs and iOS devices and in the process made some of them completely free. Some of the apps that are now free include GarageBand, Pages, Keynote, Numbers and iMovie. In the past, these apps... 
President Trump Set to Roll Back Obama’s FCC Internet Privacy Regulations

President Trump Set to Roll Back Obama’s FCC Internet Privacy Regulations

The right to privacy has long been a staple among celebrated American freedoms but that genuine benefit was only recent won over in terms of internet browsing history. Indeed, the Obama administration had set out to issue new FCC rules...