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Twitter Says Account Removal Requests Jump From India

Between July and December 2017, the Indian government made 315 Twitter account information requests, up from 261 made during the January-June period, and asked the micro-blogging website to remove 144 accounts, up from 102 from the previous period. According to Twitter’s 12th bi-annual Transparency Report that was released late Thursday, the company withheld content in three percent of the account removal requests from the ... Read More »

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Moto C, Moto E4, Lenovo K8 Note Available With Rs. 2,000 Cashback From Airtel

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto C gets an effective price of Rs. 3,999 with the offer Moto E4 can be bought at a cashback-inclusive price of Rs. 6,499 Lenovo K8 Note, with cashback, has an effective price of Rs. 10,999 After tie-ups with Itel, Celkon, Samsung, Nokia, and Intex, Airtel has now partnered with Lenovo to offer a cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on the purchase of the Lenovo K8 Note, Moto ... Read More »

Judge who convicted Talwars moves SC, wants personal comments against him removed from HC judgment

PTI The trial court judge who convicted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the twin murder cases of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in November 2013 has moved the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court judges who overturned the conviction, ANI reported. The trial court judge, Shyam Lal, who is now retired, has moved the Supreme Court asking that “personal ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android Now Lets Users Switch From Voice to Video Call

WhatsApp Android beta users can switch from voice to video calls in one-on-one chats, not in group chats HIGHLIGHTS The feature is only visible in WhatsApp beta for Android iOS users are yet to see the feature The other user will be asked if they want to switch WhatsApp calls have become a crucial part of the popular messaging app, with ... Read More »

Android Set to Get ‘DNS over TLS’ Support, Hides Web Browsing History From ISPs

HIGHLIGHTS The addition of “DNS over TLS” support on Android will limit the use case Commits on Android Open Source Project have suggested the new development Android 8.1 could be the first version to get new support Keeping Internet service providers (ISPs) at bay, Google appears to be planning to add “DNS over TLS” support to Android. The new development will encrypt your ... Read More »

Our view: A break from social media

Social media have profoundly changed our lives and society, sometimes for the better though not always. The latest evidence for the wisdom of taking Facebook in moderation comes from a pair of professors whose research suggests that social platforms influence students’ views of themselves, and not necessarily for the good. Digital networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the like ... Read More »

Twitterrific for Mac Rises From the Dead, Now Available via App Store

Twitterrific, our favourite Twitter client on iOS, is back from the dead on macOS, as developer The Iconfactory has announced the availability of Twitterrific 5 via the Mac App Store. The launch delivers on the promise of February’s ‘Project Phoenix’ Kickstarter that touted the return of an updated Twitter client on the Mac, a venture that had found over 2,850 backers and raised over ... Read More »

UN Security Council: Protect Education from Attack

“Hundreds of thousands of children worldwide find their schools under attack or used by fighting forces to wage war,” said Zama Neff, children’s rights director at Human Rights Watch. “The Safe Schools Declaration provides a concrete way for countries to commit to protecting children’s education, even during armed conflict.” (New York) – Members of the United Nations Security Council and ... Read More »