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City of Dreams Trailer: Hotstar Sets May Release Date for Nagesh Kukunoor’s Political Drama

April 23, 2019

Highlights City of Dreams is out May 3 on Hotstar Created, directed by Nagesh Kukunoor Atul Kulkarni, Sachin Pilgaonkar part of cast Hotstar has released the trailer for City of Dreams, its second scripted series under the new ‘Hotstar Specials’ banner, which also comes with a release date: May 3. Created and directed by Nagesh […]

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Microsoft Workers Join China’s Debate Over Gruelling Workweek

April 23, 2019

A vocal group of Microsoft employees is calling on the company to support a rare online protest from Chinese technology workers spawned on GitHub, the software code-sharing site Microsoft owns. In March, Chinese computer programmers took to GitHub to complain about long work hours, a flash-point for the country’s tech giants and startups. The protests […]

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Smoking, Depression Apps Seen Selling Your Data to Google, Facebook: Study

April 23, 2019

The pitch: Health apps for users who are battling depression or want to quit smoking. The problem: Many of the apps designed to track a user’s progress are sharing the personal details they collect with third parties, like Google and Facebook, without consent. That’s according to a study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network […]

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PayU Acquires US-Based Fintech Firm Wibmo for $70 Million

April 13, 2019

The latest investment takes PayU’s fintech investment total past the $500 million mark Highlights Wibmo and PayU businesses would continue to run separately Wibmo offers payment authentication to banks in over 20 countries PayU claims to be among the top five global fintech investors Online payment service provider PayU on Friday announced the acquisition of […]

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A week with Twitter’s attempt at a more civil internet

March 22, 2019

Sponsored Links by Taboola PG Diploma in Business Analytics & IntelligenceAmity University O Over the past few months, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been adamant that one of his goals is to “increase the health of public conversation” on the site. Because it’s no secret that, as great as Twitter is at connecting you with […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to Be Released on April 5

March 22, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will hit the shelves in the first week of April in Samsung’s home market HIGHLIGHTS The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will go on sale on April 5 There won’t be any pre-orders for the smartphone in South Korea It has already passed the necessary signal verification test Samsung on Thursday […]

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Russia wants to cut itself off from the global internet. Here’s what that really means.

March 22, 2019

In the next two weeks, Russia is planning to attempt something no other country has tried before. It’s going to test whether it can disconnect from the rest of the world electronically while keeping the internet running for its citizens. This means it will have to reroute all its data internally, rather than relying on […]

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The global rise of Internet sovereignty

March 22, 2019

Around 10,000 people converged on Sakharov Prospect in Moscow earlier this month, wielding signs like “Putin Net” and chanting “Hands off the internet!” It was the latest show of resistance to a legislative push to isolate Russia’s internet from the world wide web by making it self-sufficient, supposedly to guard against external “threats.” A Kremlin spokesperson […]

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Tenda F6 300Mbps Wi-Fi Router Launched in India

March 20, 2019

The Tenda F6 Wi-Fi router features a crater design with a top vent HIGHLIGHTS The Tenda F6 Wi-Fi router has been priced at Rs. 1,899 It is now available on Amazon.in with certain offers in tow The device features four omnidirectional antennas Tenda has added a new product to its portfolio of networking devices in […]

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Windows Lite OS Being Developed by Microsoft for Dual-Screen, Chromebook-Style Laptops: Report

March 20, 2019

Windows Lite device may launch later this year HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is working on Windows Lite OS for dual screen devices It will also be compatible with low-tier PCs to compete with Chromebooks Windows Lite device may launch later this year Microsoft’s reported work on a stripped down version of Windows for dual-screen devices and Chromebook […]

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