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US Tech Market Poised For A Strong 2018, But With Doubts About 2019

At the midpoint in 2018, the US tech market is on track to grow by 6.7% in 2018, the fastest growth since 2012. However, 2019 is looking more uncertain, and we forecast that growth in US business and government spending on tech goods, software, services, and staff will slow to 5.5%. ForresterFORRESTER Three factors are driving this strong performance for the ... Read More »

Amazon, Microsoft Jostle as Pentagon Calls for Cloud Contract Bids

US defence officials unveiled Thursday a much-anticipated final request for tech firms to bid on a massive contract to provide the Pentagon with a comprehensive cloud computing service. Tech titans including Amazon and Microsoft have already spent months jockeying for a winning offer on the prestigious contract, which could be worth as much as $10 billion (roughly Rs. 68,500 crores) over a decade. The ... Read More »

YouTube Picture-in-Picture Rolling Out for Android Users in US Without a Paid Subscription

HIGHLIGHTS The feature was previously available only for YouTube Premium/Red members It is available on devices running Android 8.0 and above Only US users have currently received the feature Google brought native Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support to the mainstream with Android Oreo last year. This was followed by YouTube bringing support for the feature in its Android app earlier this year, albeit only for its paid ... Read More »

Facebook Launches User Review for Ads, May Ban Advertisers Based on Feedback

Facebook said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those that receive the most negative feedback. The move is aimed at cracking down on businesses whose ads mislead users into buying low-quality goods or services or firms that fail to deliver products in their stated shipping time. Facebook users can ... Read More »

Apple Said to Warn Suppliers of Lower Parts Orders for New iPhone Models

Apple has asked its supply chain to manufacture about 20 percent fewer components for iPhones in the latter half of 2018, the Nikkei Asian Review on Friday cited industry sources as saying, sending the iPhone maker’s stock down 2 percent. Apple expects total shipments of iPhones to be launched this year to be 80 million, less than the 100 million shipments ... 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 »

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

The global innovation leader in smartphones, Apple, is believed to be set to launch a new dual sim device. One of the prominent Apple whistleblowers, known for leaking reliable Apple information, has leaked new information about a new Apple Device that will offer dual sim capabilities, for the first time in the company’s history. It is expected that Apple would ... Read More »

AC for Indian bikers : BluSnap helmet cooler customer review

AptEner Technologies, a Bangalore-based start up is now selling the BluSnap, a helmet cooler that can fit any full face helmet. This cooler is meant to keep motorcycle riders comfortable, especially in hot weather during city traffic crawls. Here’s the first customer video review of the BluSnap. Watch how the helmet cooler fares in humid conditions of Mumbai, where it ... Read More »

Aadhaar not mandatory for any national entrance exam, for now

The Supreme Court has directed the CBSE to upload the information regarding Aadhaar number on their website. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said unique identification number Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for any national entrance examination for now. The interim order was passed by a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra in a challenge to making ... Read More »

India, France ink agreement for mutual recognition of academic qualifications

File photo. Underlining the long-standing relationship between France and India, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the “mutual recognition of educational qualifications” between France and India as historic. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: India and France on Saturday inked an agreement to recognize each other’s academic qualifications paving way for a stronger education exchange and labour mobility in future. Underlining the “long-standing ... Read More »