Madras High Court lifts ban on short-video app TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Madras High Court on Wednesday lifted the ban it had imposed three weeks ago on short-video app TikTok in connection with ....

24 April, 2019

Govt undecided on fate of existing TikTok users after court ban on app downloads

Payal Ganguly

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the Department of Telecom (DoT) haven't yet decided on ....

23 April, 2019
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TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores as Madras High Court keeps ban in place

Payal Ganguly

Google and Apple have blocked access to short video app TikTok in India after the Madras High Court refused to lift a ban on the ....

17 April, 2019

WhatsApp security bug lets users bypass new privacy controls

Reuters

A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp on ....

21 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Amazon testing its own UPI handle for new payments product: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The payments arm of Amazon India has started testing its native unified payments interface (UPI) handle with a closed user group, ....

9 January, 2019
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Smartphone growth doubles Qualcomm India’s revenue in four years

Anand J

Fuelled by the explosive growth of smartphones powered by its Snapdragon chipsets, Qualcomm India has almost doubled its revenue ....

8 January, 2019

Apple shares customer data with Indian govt on request: Report

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Apple Inc. has shared the data of its Indian customers at the request of the government, The Economic Times reported ....

26 December, 2018

Developers can now create more use cases for Samsung’s digital assistant Bixby

Anirban Ghoshal

Electronics and IT giant Samsung has said that it will open up libraries of its artificial intelligence-enabled digital assistant ....

9 November, 2018

How Apple is losing its grip on India

Reuters

Software engineer Samee Alam was ready to take the big leap and buy an iPhone in this week’s Diwali festival sales, but ....

8 November, 2018
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Weak rupee, import duties resulting in flat India sales for Apple: CEO Cook

Anand J

The rupee depreciation and import duties have made Apple product imports costlier, resulting in flat sales in India, chief executive ....

2 November, 2018

Hyderabad to host Qualcomm’s largest innovation hub outside US

Anand J

US-headquartered chipmaker Qualcomm will invest Rs 3,000 crore (around $405 million at current exchange rates) to expand its research ....

8 October, 2018

Salesforce’s new product aims to compile fuller profiles of businesses’ customers

Anirban Ghoshal

US business software company Salesforce.com Inc. has launched Customer 360 to connect and integrate marketing data as well as ....

26 September, 2018

What Apple's acquisition of an AR startup reveals about its ambitions

Reuters

Apple Inc has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, ....

30 August, 2018

TRAI chief RS Sharma, who took on Facebook and Apple, gets two-year extension

Reuters

Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two ....

9 August, 2018

Amazon sells 100 mn products globally on Prime Day; market cap hits $900 bn

Reuters

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc’s  annual Prime Day sale this ....

19 July, 2018

Relief for tech giants as EU rejects controversial copyright reforms

Reuters

EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech ....

6 July, 2018

Virtual reality to reshape retail by sweeping shoppers into new dimension: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Consultant GlobalData has said that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), as experienced through smartphones and wearables, ....

8 June, 2018

Adobe deepens AR play, launches Project Aero

Anirban Ghoshal

US-based software major Adobe Systems has stepped up its capabilities in augmented reality (AR) by showcasing Project Aero, a ....

6 June, 2018

Apple’s new AR toolkit immerses iPhone users in shared virtual spaces

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Apple has released the second version of its augmented reality (AR) developers' toolkit that immerses its iPhone ....

5 June, 2018

Steve Wozniak thinks Ethereum could become as influential as Apple

Anirban Ghoshal

Steve Wozniak thinks blockchain platform Ethereum has the potential to become as influential as Apple, the tech giant he co-founded ....

21 May, 2018