TC Roundup: China disrupts Google services ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

2 Jun, 2014

China disrupts Google services ahead of Tiananmen anniversary: Google services are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, a censorship watchdog said on Monday. said in a blog post that the government appeared to have begun targeting Google Inc's main search engine and Gmail, among many other services, since at least last week, making them inaccessible to many users in China. (Reuters)

How to stream Apple's Big WWDC Keynote today: Apple will stream its WWDC keynote presentation live today at 1 p.m. Eastern. You can only watch on an Apple device. If you have an Apple TV, you can stream from the Apple Events channel found on the your home screen. (Business Insider)

Over 4 lakh Android malware detected in January-March: Quick Heal:  With a majority of smartphone users adopting Android as their mobile platform, over 4 lakh Android malware were detected during the January-March period this year, security solutions firm Quick Heal said today. (The Economic Times)

Patni brothers plan to raise $40 mn to fund Big Data firms: Amit Patni and Arihant Patni plan to raise about $40 million (around Rs.235 crore) to invest solely in companies that provide Big Data analytics, a little more than three years after the brothers launched Nirvana Venture Advisors, an early-stage fund that invests in technology-driven start-ups. (Live Mint)

After Motorola success, handset-makers go online to sell: On February 6, Motorola launched its "MotoG" handsets in India "exclusively" through Flipkart, doing away with traditional stores. The gamble paid off as the US-based company saw the 16GB version being sold out in the first 15 minutes, sources indicated. (Business Line)

New website formed for Telangana's Commercial Taxes Dept: As the new State of Telangana is formed in a few hours from now, a new website site is formed for the Commercial Taxes Department. The department can be accessed online at the website address (Business Line)