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Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations

Social media firms have long battled efforts by governments around the world to hold them responsible for what users post on their platforms. The proposal, which caught many holidaying industry executives off guard, is open for public comment until Jan 31. (Image: Bloomberg) Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Available With Down Payment Starting at Rs. 10,599 With Airtel Rs. 2,799 Postpaid Plan

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 (64GB) available at Rs. 10,599 down payment Pixel 2 XL (128GB) available at Rs. 22,599 down payment The offer includes Airtel’s Rs. 2,799 postpaid plan Airtel has announced that it will sell the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL via its online store. While the handsets are available across various channels, Airtel has introduced the two smartphones on its online store ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets Legal Notice, Facebook’s Aadhaar Requirement, Idea Rs. 309 Plan

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp served legal notice over middle finger emoji in India Facebook asks some users to sign up with ‘name as per Aadhaar’ Idea Rs. 309 plan now offers 1.5GB data per day, up from 1GB daily WhatsApp has been served a legal notice by a New Delhi-based lawyer, asking the company to remove the middle finger emoji from its platform. ... Read More »

Brentwood approves 5-year technology plan

Brentwood school officials have ratified a five-year technology plan that follows the district’s mission to establish and develop lifelong digital learners. The plan started July 1 and will run until June 30, 2022. “It will enhance our technology and promote global awareness,” Superintendent Amy Burch said at a July 10 school board meeting. Burch said former coordinator of instructional technology ... Read More »

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to roll out school choice plan in Indianapolis

Betsy DeVos (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Before she was picked by President Trump to head up the U.S. Department of Education, Betsy DeVos was the chairwoman of the American Federal for Children, a pro-school choice lobbying group. When she visits Indianapolis Monday night, Secretary DeVos will address a sea of friendly and familiar faces at the ... Read More »

Cell Phone Plan For Small Business: Review of Ting

0 Small business readers routinely ask me tech questions and one that I receive often is: What Phone Should I Get?  The beauty of Ting is that you buy your phone, feature type, aka “dumb phone” or smartphone and then choose a plan configuration that works best for you. Ting sent me a loaner phone for this review so I could ... Read More »

How Makaan.com Is Replacing the Boring 2D Floor Plan With VR-Ready Virtual Tours

Photo Credit: Makaan.com HIGHLIGHTS Makaan’s new tour option is available for select few properties You can see animated models, or a version with real pictures It works via any browser, and supports VR too One of the best things about Google Street View is the freedom offered to the user – to not just look in any direction, but also ... Read More »

T-Mobile Adds Mexico, Canada to Simple Choice Plan

After July 15,  T-Mobile users traveling to Mexico or Canada will use 4G LTE data straight from their existing plan instead of paying additional roaming fees. The company recently announced an expansion of its Simple Choice plan. The new plan could be of special interest to small business owners who travel to either country regularly. Named ‘Mobile Without Borders,’ the ... Read More »

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones HIGHLIGHTS Part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts Google may work with partners to bring Project Ara’s technology to market Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project Ara, its ambitious effort to build what is known as ... 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 »