Tag Archives: To

Paytm’s Tech to Power SoftBank’s Mobile Payments Service in Japan

HIGHLIGHTS New smartphone-based payment service will be named PayPay It will be a joint venture between SoftBank and Yahoo Japan PayPay is planned to launch in fall 2018 SoftBank has announced that it will leverage the technology of India-based digital payments company Paytm in a new mobile payments service it is launching. The new smartphone-based payment service, named PayPay, will be a joint ... Read More »

CFA Institute adds cryptocurrencies, blockchain to its curriculum

The worlds of finance and crypto have become increasingly intertwined after last year’s Bitcoin boom. Photo: Bloomberg Hong Kong/Singapore: It might be the definitive sign that cryptocurrencies have arrived on Wall Street. CFA Institute, whose gruelling three-level program has helped train more than 150,000 financial professionals, is adding topics on cryptocurrenciesand blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums for the first ... Read More »

Instagram’s New Green Dots to Show When Your Friends Are Online

HIGHLIGHTS The app will also show the last active status Visibility can be turned off in Activity Status settings Online status is also available on Facebook Messenger Popular image and video sharing app Instagram in a blog post on Thursday announced the launch of a new feature that would be particularly frustrating for users who like to stay discreet on the platform. In the Instagram ... Read More »

Facebook Removes ‘Treason’ as Tag to Identify Users’ Interests

Facebook has removed “treason” as a keyword to identify its users’ interests for advertisers, it said on Wednesday, after Danish state broadcaster DR revealed its existence. In an article published on Wednesday, DR cited experts expressing concerns that the tag – that Facebook called an “interest category” – could be used by intelligence services in authoritarian regimes to identify people considered ... Read More »

Facebook Fails to Stop Users From Sharing Pirated Movies

Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant’s automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported. According to the Business Insider, these Facebook groups make no attempt to conceal catalogs brimming with the latest blockbusters like Ant Man and the Wasp and A Quiet Place. “These groups, some of ... Read More »

How to Install MIUI 10 Beta on Redmi Note 5 Pro or Another Xiaomi Phone

MIUI 10 beta can be installed easily, but you shouldn’t do it on your primary device HIGHLIGHTS Anyone can now try out MIUI 10 thanks to the Global beta Xiaomi has released the Global Beta for select devices You probably shouldn’t install it on your primary device The MIUI 10 Global Beta has been released and in this guide, we ... Read More »

IIMs face fresh threat to autonomy as HRD ministry seeks more control

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. The HRD ministry is deliberating whether the government should have a say on the appointment of an IIM chairman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The government is framing rules to partially control how the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) function to curb potential misuse of the powers accorded to the board of the elite B-schools under the ... Read More »

2019 iPhone Models to Sport Triple Camera Setup With AR Features: Report

HIGHLIGHTS JSCK is currently working on 3D-sensing rear modules JSCK has to build Apple-worthy modules for mass production orders 2019 iPhones may then see a triple camera setup at the rear Apple has made it very clear from the beginning that is more bullish on augmented reality (AR) than virtual reality (VR). CEO Tim Cook has left hints on many occasions on Apple’s plans to ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM Variant Coming to India in July

HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 was first launched in April The smartphone was till date only available in two variants The 6GB/ 64GB model is priced at Rs. 14,999 Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1’s long-awaited 6GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage variant finally has a launch date – or rather, a launch month – July. The company made the announcement at the ... Read More »

Facebook Unveils ‘Keyword Snooze’ Feature in Its News Feed, Enabling Users to Hide Specific Content

Facebook on Thursday introduced it is testing a new feature called ‘Keyword Snooze’ in News Feed that will allow users to hide certain keywords that they don’t want to see for 30 days. The new Keyword Snooze feature is a variant of another option to snooze people and pages you do not want to see which was introduced 2017. Located in ... Read More »