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Review: Amkette Trubeats Sonix T30 is bettering its rivals, by some margin

Amkette Trubeats Sonix T30 is ideal and adequate for causal personal listening Click here for enlarge Portable Bluetooth speakers with compact form factor, multiple playback options and in-built battery are very popular with youngsters. They are easy to carry around, clutter-free to use and work with all Bluetooth-based smartphones, tablets and laptops. Delhi-based company Amkette has a new compact speaker ... Read More »

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New US FCC Data Rules

New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require Internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to ask customers’ permission to use or share much of their data. That could potentially make it harder for them to build advertising businesses that could serve as ... Read More »

Google, YouTube Directed to Provide User Details by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has directed Google and its subsidiary YouTube to provide details, including identity and address, of a user ‘Marupakkam Seithigal’, who posted a video content dubbed defamatory by petitioner Lebara Foundation. The court dismissed an appeal by Google and YouTube against the order of a single judge who directed them to disclose the IP address and other ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Hub Opened at Cambridge University by Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking on Wednesday opened a new artificial intelligence research centre at Britain’s Cambridge University. The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) will delve into AI applications ranging from increasingly “smart” smartphones to robot surgeons and “Terminator” style military droids. Funded by a £10 million ($12.3 million or roughly Rs. 82 crores) grant from the Leverhulme Trust, ... Read More »

Anup Kumar: India’s kabaddi captain is leading by example

Anup Kumar (second from right) during the final against Iran in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup held in Ahmedabad. Photo: PTI Anup Kumar emerged from the hour-long team meeting sporting an autographed Australian rules football jersey gifted to him by the visiting Australian team. “Jab harte hain to meeting lambi hi chalti hai (when we lose, the meeting lasts longer),” ... Read More »

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo HIGHLIGHTS Tinder claims users saw a 12 percent increase in matches Smart Photos alternates your profile pictures to test success rate Tinder says algorithm will maximise your match potential Tinder has quickly become one of the most popular dating apps around the world, but there has been one ... Read More »

Twitter, Netflix Among Services Impacted by Massive Cyber-Attack; Hacker Group Claims Responsibility

HIGHLIGHTS Friday saw a massive Internet outage in the US Major websites like Twitter, Netflix, PayPal, Spotify were down for hours A hacker group called New World Hackers claimed the attack responsibility Withering cyber-attacks on server farms of a key Internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States ... Read More »

Microsoft Releases Fix for Users Affected by Windows 10 Cumulative Update Issue

Last week, Microsoft released Cumulative Update KB3194496 for users running Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1067), and, this caused problems for some users – trapping them in a loop after the installation failed. The issue only affected those who were previously on the Windows Insider Program before migrating the the public branch earlier this year, as well as some users ... Read More »

Apple Is Said to Plan Improved Cloud Services by Unifying Teams

Apple Inc. plans to unify its separate Internet services groups into a single campus to better compete with Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc. in the cloud, according to people familiar with the plans. Apple cloud services teams run by executive Eddy Cue, including Siri, Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, Apple News and parts of iTunes and Apple Music, will move ... Read More »

Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by US Users

Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by US Users HIGHLIGHTS Twitter offers revenue sharing to media and entertainment compani New program will offer video creators a 70 percent share of revenue Users would also be allowed to share their videos on other platforms Twitter Inc on Tuesday stepped up its battle to attract video talent to its platform, saying ... Read More »