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Remove Zuckerberg and Sandberg from Facebook, says George Soros

Livemint February 19,2020

Facebook last month refuted allegations by Soros that there is a special relationship between the social networking giant and Trump.Soros had slammed Facebook at Davos, accusing the social networking ...

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In the era of AI, who is really the inventor?

Livemint February 18,2020

This debate comes as many large global tech firms look to monetize massive AI investments

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Samsung quietly reveals India price of Galaxy Buds Plus on website: Details here

Livemint February 18,2020

The wireless earbuds were launched earlier this month in Samsung's major Unpacked event.The site also states that the shipments of the Galaxy Buds Plus will start from 6 March

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Cybercriminals are exploiting coronavirus scare to distribute Emotet malware: report

Livemint February 18,2020

The report says attackers are using different malware vectors. In Japan, Emotet malware hidden in span emails was their primary weapon of choice.In Indonesia, Lokibot malware was widely distributed th...

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Apple shares drop 4.1% after China virus warning rattles tech investors

Livemint February 18,2020

Shares of Apple’s European suppliers fell in early trading, echoing an earlier decline in their Asian counterparts.The Chinese factories that make the iPhone are ramping up production slower than ex...

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Apple's coronavirus shock shows it's still addicted to iPhone, just like its customers

Livemint February 18,2020

For all its efforts, the iPhone is still Apple’s chief source of income.Tim Cook has worked hard to remove the 'hardware company' valuation discount

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Latest WhatsApp rival to go mainstream: Know more about this secure chat app

Livemint February 18,2020

This comes at a time when WhatsApp users are looking for alternatives as the messaging platform has been hit by spyware.The investment by the WhatsApp co-founder Acton has enabled the team to add feat...

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Booking an Uber? You can now pay with credit, debit cards via Paytm

Livemint February 18,2020

Earlier, passengers were able to pay for their rides through Paytm wallet and other modes like cash and cards separately.Paytm extends payment service partnership with Uber

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Samsung offers phone delivery service to test products over China virus outbreak

Livemint February 18,2020

Samsung customers who want to try out the Galaxy S20 can have one delivered to their door and can use it for up to 24 hours.Analysts say the virus may slash demand for smartphones by half in the first...

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Oppo smartwatch teased with curved 3D glass design, to launch next month

Livemint February 18,2020

The company has not revealed when exactly its smartwatch will launch.An official image of the Oppo Watch suggests it will have an Apple Watch-like design

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TCL's slide-out screen phone images surface in wake of MWC cancellation

Livemint February 18,2020

The device will feature an extendable screen that you can turn into a tablet.The extended portion of the TCL's phone would have its own (non glass) backing to support the display

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How Apple Watch saved life of 13-year-old suffering from abnormal heart rate

Livemint February 18,2020

The teen was later diagnosed with a condition called Supraventricular Tachycardia, or SVT, which causes a rapid heartbeat that weakens the heart over time.He had to undergo an eight-hour heart surgery...

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Google funds six AI-based research projects in India

Livemint February 18,2020

Google Research India will provide each team with funding and computational resources in addition to supporting the efforts.Among the six projects are improving health information for high HIV/AIDS ri...

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Microsoft launches all-in-one Office app for Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Livemint February 18,2020

Microsoft has launched the all-in-one Office application on Android smartphones with one major caveat.Microsoft is finally combining Word, Excel, and PowerPoint under one single app

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RailTel to continue free WiFi service at railway stations after Google will stop Project Station

Livemint February 18,2020

Google claimed that there’s a growing availability of 4G connectivity and the prices are much lower.Google was responsible for the technology support and provided Radio Access Network

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EU rejects Zuckerberg's offer on regulating online content

Livemint February 18,2020

Last year, Zuckerberg called for governments to work with online platforms to create and adopt new regulation for online content.Facebook said regulators should develop an understanding of the capabil...

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Poco X2 Review: This is the budget phone for gamers

Livemint February 18,2020

At ₹15,999, Poco X2 costs slightly less than Realme X2 ( ₹16,999).Poco X2's bigger-than-usual 6.7-inch LCD display is great for gaming

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Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 on 31 March, reveals fresh report

Livemint February 18,2020

Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo previously said he expects the iPhone SE 2 to come with the same A13 CPU and 64GB or 128GB of storage.Apple may also release the iOS 13.4 sometime during the first week of A...

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Samsung likely to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, Xiaomi, others

Livemint February 18,2020

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp last week also flagged a hit to its March quarter sales.Samsung has also largely ceded the China market to its rivals in recent years, meaning it won't suffer from...

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual first sale today: Specifications, offers and more

Livemint February 18,2020

Redmi 8A Dual will be available on Amazon India’s website and Xiaomi's official online store.The phone features one 13MP lens along with a 2MP depth sensor

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Samsung Galaxy M31 price revealed ahead of launch: Check price, specifications

Livemint February 18,2020

The device would also sport Samsung's signature super-AMOLED display.The smartphone will arrive in two variants -- 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB

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Realme X50 Pro 5G launch on 24 Feb: Aims to become India's first 5G smartphone

Livemint February 18,2020

Vivo’s IQOO 3 5G is also bidding to be the first 5G smartphone in the country.The new Realme device will be positioned as a flagship smartphone

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'This is temporary': Tim Cook addresses coronavirus impact in a letter to Apple employees

Livemint February 18,2020

The response to COVID-19 has touched the lives of so many in the Apple family, said Tim Cook.Corporate offices and contact centers have reopened across China, wrote Cook

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Coronavirus takes a bite out of Apple; shortage in iPhone supply, warns company

Livemint February 18,2020

Apple said iPhone is temporarily constrained due to production ramping up more slowly than anticipated.Apple had forecast revenue of $63 billion to $67 billion for the fiscal second quarter ending in ...

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Apple to not meet quarterly guidance due to coronavirus outbreak in China

Livemint February 17,2020

Apple said it does not expect to 'meet the revenue guidance' provided for the March quarter .The company had said, after the outbreak, that it will be watching the situation in China closely

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64% Indians will be online by 2023: Report

Economic Times February 19,2020

​​There would be 2.1 billion networked devices by 2023 and M2M (machine to machine) modules would account for 25% (524.3 million) of all networked devices, according to the report.

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Infosys inks deal with GE Appliances

Economic Times February 19,2020

As part of this alliance, Infosys will assist GE Appliances to accelerate their digital and workplace transformation through automation-driven managed IT services support across global command centres...

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Social media to join hands to fight fake news, hate speech

Economic Times February 19,2020

The proposed alliance — to be named the Information Trust Alliance (ITA) — will be a grouping of digital platforms and publishers, fact checkers, civil society and academia that will aim to contro...

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India to have more than 907 internet users by 2023: report

Economic Times February 18,2020

As per the CISCO report, devices and connections are growing faster (7% CAGR) than the population (1% CAGR) in the country. This trend has been boosting the growth in the average number of devices and...

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Dell likely to sell RSA Security to PE firm STG Partners for $2 bn

Economic Times February 18,2020

RSA, which was founded as a boutique cybersecurity firm in 1982, was bought over by EMC Corporation in 2006 for USD 2.1 billion. It then operated as a subsidiary of EMC until the latter was acquired b...

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HCL Tech bags IT deal from New Zealand's Fonterra Co-operative

Economic Times February 18,2020

The multi-year partnership with HCL Technologies will consolidate Fonterra's technology suppliers and bring together the co-operative's IT infrastructure services under one umbrella, HCL Technologies ...

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Cognizant sees Data Protection Bill increasing costs, obligations

Economic Times February 18,2020

Firm says compliance may require changes in business practices. The Bill was recently cleared for introduction in the ongoing Budget session of Parliament. A company may have to pay a penalty of up to...

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National Cyber Security Strategy to go for cabinet nod soon: Rajesh Pant

Economic Times February 18,2020

He said that there is need to create separate cadre of cyber security specialists from IT personnel because those who roll out IT infrastructure are generally unable to detect the flaws.

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Center of Excellence for IPs in gaming inaugurated, MoUs signed

Economic Times February 17,2020

The CoE signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with 5 partners TVAGA (Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association), Hyderabad Angles, HYSEA, and IIIT- Hyderabad to provide resources like mento...

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400 stations done, Google to end its free WiFi journey

Economic Times February 17,2020

Google launched Station in India in 2015, as a partnership between Google, Indian Railways and Railtel to bring fast, free public WiFi to over 400 of the busiest railway stations in India and crossed ...

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Google to wind down 'Station', working with partners to transition existing sites

Economic Times February 17,2020

"But we crossed that number by June 2018 and implemented Station in thousands of other locations around the country in partnership with telecommunications companies, ISPs and local authorities. Over t...

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Inspira Enterprise launches G-SOC in Mumbai

Economic Times February 17,2020

“G-SOC is largely focused on medium-sized business and SMEs. It gives them the ability to buy on a Pay-by-Use model. These kind of companies are more keen to look at our G-SOC services as it gives t...

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Microsoft opens R&D center in Noida, its third in India

Economic Times February 17,2020

The center will be home to Microsoft’s engineering teams across various technology groups, including A) & Research Group, Cloud & Enterprise Group, and Experience & Devices Group, along with Core Se...

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Chunk of revenues still comes from IT's legacy products: Experts

Economic Times February 17,2020

Cyient chairman Reddy said clients of the engineering and technology solutions company were continuing to improve upon their legacy software and hardware infrastructures rather than replacing those en...

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Cognizant’s US headcount drops

Economic Times February 17,2020

. Cognizant is hiring to expand in Europe as it looks to diversify revenue streams. The drop in North America headcount at the US-headquartered company comes at a time when Indian IT firms are increas...

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