Tag Archives: US

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 »

No Agreement Yet Between US, China on ZTE: Trump Aide

The United States and China have not yet reached a deal on Chinese telecoms giant ZTE that would lift crippling sanctions against the company, top US economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Wednesday. “No decision has been reached by both sides as of now,” Kudlow told reporters. ZTE was fined $1.2 billion (roughly Rs. 8,000 crores) in March 2017, but in April, Washington banned the ... Read More »

ZTE Saved From Brink After $1-Billion Fine Deal With US

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE agreed to pay a $ 1 billion fine ZTE will also overhaul leadership US President Donald Trump is seeking trade concessions from China China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker ZTE secured a lifeline from the Trump administration on Thursday after agreeing to pay a $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,700 crores) fine and overhaul leadership in a deal that will lift ... Read More »

US Ban on Sales to ZTE Triggers Patriotic Rhetoric in China

A US ban on sales of American components to ZTE Corphas unleashed a patriotic backlash in China’s cyberspace, highlighting the growing tension between the world’s two largest economies. The United States this week imposed a ban on American companies selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years, saying it had broken a settlement agreement with repeated false statements – a move that threatens ... Read More »

Facebook, Alphabet, Twitter CEOs Invited to Testify at US Senate Hearing

A panel of Senate lawmakers aims to grill the top executives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter next month, the latest indication that the controversysurrounding Facebook’s data privacy practices now threatens to envelop the whole of Silicon Valley. The Senate Judiciary Committee’s chairman, Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa, on Monday scheduled an April 10 hearing on the “future of data privacy and social media” – and the ... Read More »

Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Crash: US NTSB Board to Vote on Likely Cause

HIGHLIGHTS US National Transportation Safety Board will vote on September 12 A man lost his life in a crash involving Tesla Model S in 2016 Post that, Tesla in September 2016 unveiled improvements in Autopilot The US National Transportation Safety Board will vote at a September 12 hearing on the probable cause of a May 2016 crash that killed a man using ... Read More »

Nokia 9 Specifications Leaked via US FCC Site Ahead of Expected January Launch, Render Suggests Thin Bezels

HIGHLIGHTS FCC site reveals that Nokia 9 (TA-1005) will run Android Oreo Listed Nokia 9 model is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Leaked render suggests two camera sensors on the front Ahead of its formal announcement, some key specifications of the Nokia 9 have been revealed through an US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) certification. A render that is claiming to have featured ... Read More »

Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-Linked Ads

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook said US people saw ads bought in Russia on president’s elections 44 percent of the ads were seen before the November 2016 election Russia has denied any involvement with the Facebook ads Some 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were purchased in Russia in the months before and after ... Read More »

Baidu Competitor Says to Focus on AI as It Plans US IPO

China’s second-largest mobile search engine Sogou, controlled by Sohu.com and 45 percent owned by Tencent Holdings, said it will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) as it aims to build a next-generation search engine. Chinese internet and gaming company Sohu on Monday announced the plan to float Sogou in the United States “as early as market conditions permit”, saying the search unit would make ... Read More »

Working in US likely to get easier for highly-educated Indians, IT professionals

After a long wait, President Donald Trump has recently come up with good news especially for Indian students and IT professions. Trump has backed a bill that would cut in half the number of legal immigrants allowed into the US. If the bill gets passed and signed in law, the country will move to a ‘merit-based ‘system supporting only English-speaking ... Read More »