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Smart Tech Market Grows by 65% YTD

Leading technology distributor for enterprise, business, and consumer products, Exertis, recently shared a report showing insights into the Smart Technology market. With a background in distributing retail, mobile, and B2B innovations from emerging brands throughout the UK, Exertis is one of the leading authorities when it comes to Smart Tech products. The company benefits from a wide range of products ... Read More »

iPhone XS Max Outselling iPhone XS by 4 Times, Apple Watch Series 4 to Sell 19.5 Million Units This Year: Kuo

Kuo expects the iPhone 2018 range to sell about 75-80 million units in the launch period HIGHLIGHTS Apple launched three new iPhones this month Gold and Space Grey models are the most popular iPhone XR will extend Apple’s earnings to early 2019 Apple earlier this month unveiled its latest full screen smartphones, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and a cheaper iPhone XR. The former two went ... Read More »

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max Wi-Fi, LTE Connectivity Issues Reported by Some Users

A report speculates that the new iPhone XS and XS Max models might have weak antennas HIGHLIGHTS iPhone XS, XS Max were released last week Users have posted complaints on Support forums and Reddit Hardware tweaking could be required for the resolution iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were released in their first batch of markets last week, on September 21, with reports ... Read More »

Twitter Ordered by French Court to Change ‘Smallprint’ After Privacy Case

A Paris court on Thursday ordered Twitter to change its smallprint, according to a consumer group which accused the tech giant of having “abusive” clauses in its terms and conditions. UFC-Que Choisir claimed victory in its case against the US social media platform, saying “the conviction has a gigantic scope for the protection of users’ personal data”. The consumer association had called ... Read More »

IIT-Bombay was followed by IIT-Madras at ₹11.67 crore revenue and IIT-Delhi at ₹10.61 crore during 2017-18

There is no relationship between the revenue generated by IITs and the annual budget allocated to them by the ministry in the form of grants-in-aid, a senior HRD ministry official said. Photo HT New Delhi: The revenue generated by IIT-Bombay in the last three years through research, inventions, consultancy and patents was the highest among the premier engineering institutes, according to ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Face Unlock Seen to Be Fooled by Photo in New Video, OnePlus Responds

HIGHLIGHTS Face Unlock was first introduced on the OnePlus 5T OnePlus has recommended using other security inputs The information in the video is not verified OnePlus 6, the company’s latest and first flagship handset for 2018, was launched globally and in India earlier this year. The smartphone has stellar internal specifications and a starting price tag of Rs. 34,999. It ... Read More »

Facebook Suggests No Compensation for EU Users Affected by Data Breach

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is unlikely to compensate 2.7 million European users Their data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica Sensitive bank account data had not been shared: Facebook Facebook is unlikely to compensate the 2.7 million European users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica because sensitive bank account data had not been shared, the company said on Wednesday. The world’s ... Read More »

Telegram’s Ban in Iran Criticised by President Hassan Rouhani

HIGHLIGHTS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the ban on Telegram Rouhani said that the move was “the opposite of democracy” The ban was imposed by the country earlier this week Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the ban imposed on popular messaging app Telegram by the conservative-run judiciary, saying the move was “the opposite of democracy”. Iran blocked Telegram – widely used by ... Read More »

Facebook Slammed by UK Lawmakers as CTO Promises Transparency Overhaul

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook CTO was filling in for Zuckerberg in front of British lawmakers Zuckerberg had declined to appear himself Lawmaker said CTO failed to provide full answers on nearly 40 points A top Facebook executive apologised for errors made by the firm and vowed to do more to improve transparency during a four-hour grilling on Thursday from British lawmakers who insisted the ... Read More »

Facebook Being Pressed by EU on Sharing of Its Users’ Data

The European Commission pressed Facebook on Monday over whether EU citizens’ data were among those improperly harvested by a British political consultancy, after the US regulator said it was investigating the firm’s privacy practices. That piled yet more pressure on a firm that has lost more than $100 billion (roughly Rs. 6.5 lakh crores) in market value in the last 10 days. Facebook shares fell ... Read More »