A recent Nintendo patent details a Joy-Con controller with a built-in stylus for use with various Switch games – but will we get it?
The positive impact on the environment will be a major boon, as well.
Here is everything we know about the possibly photo-fantastic Huawei P40 and P40 Pro smartphones.
Find out where you can buy the Nintendo Switch and find the best deals and bundles.
Nikon Z9? Fujifilm X-T4? Sony A7S III? We run through the best camera rumors and throw in our own thoughts.
A leaked photo of the OnePlus 8 Pro suggests a 120Hz refresh rate will be offered at full resolution.
A leak claims to spill information on the rumored PS5 reveal event, but its contents have a couple of red flags.
10GB of data for just £10 a month makes Sky a big contender for your next SIM only deal.
The Galaxy S11 (or S20) launch event is February 11, and Samsung is gearing up to bring at least three phones to the lineup.
Turn those dance moves into sweet, sweet Fortnite V-Bucks in a TikTok dance competition – before the window closes.
We’ve rounded up five of the best email services around.
Mid-range in price but with impressive features, these are the best Nokia phones.
LinkedIn job listing hints at the possibility of a PC port.
The finest selection of the UK's best cheap laptops. Sales and deal prices compared from the best stores.
Windows 10 Version 20H1 will get many changes, and here are the major ones we know.
Rick and Morty season 4 returns in 2020 for episodes 6-10. Here's what we know so far.
Do you launch your business on eBay or do you choose a dedicated e-commerce package? We help you decide.
Can the new phone-based streaming service Quibi take on Netflix, Amazon and Disney Plus?
Get this market-leading Samsung Galaxy S10 deal and a free smartwatch at a reduced price thanks to Three.
Telegram has issued a new version 5.13 update to Android and iOS users of its chat app. The update brings an advanced theme editor that includes the ability to create themes with colour gradients and patterns.
JioMart has emerged as Reliance Industries Limited's much touted e-commerce venture that will take on Amazon and Flipkart.
Looking for WhatsApp Happy New year 2020 stickers to wish family and friends? There are host of sticker pack options to bring in 2020 creatively, and wish friends and family in a spirited and colourful manner.
iPhone 9, Mi TV 4X, MacBook Air 2020, Apple Watch Series 5, Kindle Paperwhite, AirPods Pro, PS5, Xbox Series X, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Pixel 4a, and... Nike Air Jordan 1? These are the gadgets (and shoes) on our mind as we kick off the new year, 2020.
Sex Education season 2, Jamtara Netflix, Doctor Who season 12, Dracula Netflix, BoJack Horseman season 6 part 2, Star Trek: Picard, The Forgotten Army, Little America, Avenue 5, Curb Your Enthusiasm season 10, and more — these are the biggest TV shows coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Apple TV+, and Sony BBC Earth in January 2020.
Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo have revealed phone compatibility and availability details of their cross-brand P2P file transfer feature.
Here’s our review of Ghost Stories, the Netflix horror anthology movie from directors Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, and Anurag Kashyap. Janhvi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Mrunal Thakur are part of Ghost Stories cast.
Mubi has announced the list of 62 movies — 31 from India, and 31 from the rest of the world — that will release in January 2020.
In its first transparency report, short video-sharing app TikTok revealed data on the user information and content removal requests, the countries making them, and the percent of requests it addressed.
The US Army has banned service members from using the Chinese-owned short video-making app TikTok on government-issued phones citing security concerns.
WandaVision — the Marvel series centred on Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) — will now release in 2020, Disney+ announced Wednesday.
Jamtara Netflix series, Jamtara Netflix release date, Jamtara Netflix trailer, Jamtara Netflix director, Jamtara Netflix cast, Jamtara Netflix writer — all you need to know about Netflix’s next Indian series, Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega.
Oyo is found to have used ill practices and questionable tactics to grow its presence in the market of hotel chains. The New York Times claims the Gurugram-based startup has listed thousands of hotel rooms from unlicensed hotels and guesthouses.
Jio caller tune or JioTune service is available for free. Users can also switch between multiple Jio caller tunes or JioTunes at free of cost. Jio is claimed to offer caller tunes or JioTunes of over four lakh songs.
If the restaurant has shut shops, then how come the order was possible on the food delivery platform? If there is no cake shop visible to the rider then how come orders are successfully being taken?
WhatsApp says that it recorded over 100 billion messages in the 24-hours leading to the New Year’s eve on December 31.
Instagram allows you to deactivate your account using a Web browser. While you have the option to bring back your Instagram account by logging back again if it’s temporarily deactivated, you can’t log in to an account that has been deleted.
ToTok has returned to the Google Play Store after it was removed on claims it was being used for government spying, the company said Saturday. Google and Apple removed the app from their online marketplaces last month.
Google is sending emails to Google News users about full refunds that are being processed and there will be no new issues coming, reports Android Police.
Amazon Prime Video has released a trailer for Rohan Joshi’s first stand-up comedy special, Wake N’ Bake, which releases this Friday, January 10.
Flipkart on Monday launched Visa Safe Click (VSC), powered by Visa, that will eliminate the need for One Time Passwords (OTP) for transactions up to Rs 2,000 on the e-commerce platform.
Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire called Monday on the United States to not follow through on threats to impose sanctions on France in a dispute over taxation of tech giants and warned of retaliation.
Netflix has released the second and final trailer for *Jamtara*, its next original series from India that’s set in the eponymous village in the state of Jharkhand, which is known as India’s phishing capital.
Golden Globes 2020: in his opening monologue, host Ricky Gervais attacked everyone associated with Hollywood, be it Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, and Judi Dench, or the giants that are funding the entertainment industry, including the likes of Apple, Amazon, and Netflix.
Amazon India will become the authorised online sales channel for Future Retail stores and FRL will ensure the participation of relevant stores on the Amazon India marketplace, and its programmes, the companies said in a statement.
What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims to offer some answers, many of which boil down to more streaming and more efforts to glue you to your phone.
Hospitality chain Oyo said on Saturday that it is committed to "growing the right way" by meeting the needs of property owners and guests.
Golden Globes 2020 winners: here is the complete list, including 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood for best movie, and Succession, Fleabag, and Chernobyl for best TV shows.
Apple has confirmed that the company will be making a rare official appearance after 28 years at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Paris and Washington have two weeks to settle a disputed French tax proposal on multinational tech giants, the French finance minister said Tuesday after a "long discussion" with his US counterpart.
Amazon.com said on Monday its streaming device, Fire TV, has surpassed 40 million active users globally, maintaining its lead over rival Roku. Roku in November said it had 32.3 million active accounts.
Global Internet companies on Tuesday said they have sent an open letter to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, calling the government for improved transparency related to intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules.
Amazon unveiled plans Monday to be a bigger player in the auto sector, announcing partnerships that will put its Fire TV platform in vehicles and offer more services through its Alexa digital assistant.
The Forgotten Army trailer is here. Amazon Prime Video has unveiled a proper two-minute look at creator, co-writer, and director Kabir Khan’s World War II era-set drama about Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army.
Netflix’s Jamtara cast and director — Amit Sial, Soumendra Padhi, Anshumaan Pushkar, Monika Panwar, and Sparsh Shrivastava — talk to Gadgets 360 about the new original series from India.
Customers can withdraw their money instantly. For Instant withdrawal, they can withdraw 90 percent of the balance, up to Rs. 50,000 per day that will be credited to the user's bank account within 30 minutes.
Apple's overall services segment revenue rose 16 percent to $46.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year ended on September 28, 2019, while its iPhone segment sales fell 14 percent to $142.4 billion
TikTok issued a broad ban on Wednesday against "misleading information" that could cause harm to its community or the public, setting itself apart from rivals like Facebook which say that they do not want to be arbiters of truth.
Google Assistant is all set to get a host of new features including the ability to schedule actions for later, screen reading in over 42 languages, easy access to privacy settings, and more. Here’s a rundown all the new features coming to Google Assistant.
Apple has defended its stance on hardware encryption at the CES 2020 trade show in Las Vegas.
Swiggy Super, the paid subscription-based programme that was launched back in July 2018, is now available to existing members at Rs. 149 a month or Rs. 349 for three months. The revised pricing is nearly double than what was available up until now.
The CW has renewed all 13 of its scripted series that aren’t slated to end this season. That includes The Flash season 7, Supergirl season 6, Legends of Tomorrow season 6, Black Lightning season 4, Batwoman season 2, Nancy Drew season 2, All American season 3, Charmed season 3, Legacies season 3, In the Dark season 3, Roswell, New Mexico season 3...
The Smashboard app uses blockchain to create an encrypted space where victims of sex crimes can store notes, photos, screenshots, documents, video and audio as a journal or time stamped evidence, said Noopur Tiwari, co-founder of the app
Uber on Thursday introduced three new safety feature -- PIN verification before the ride, 'RideCheck' to spot trip irregularities during the ride and in-ride audio recording (to be rolled out as a pilot later this year).
TikTok has fixed multiple vulnerabilities in its eponymous app that could allow hackers to essentially take over an account and wreak havoc.
Patrick Stewart has revealed that his final turn as Charles Xavier in Logan — the 2017 X-Men movie starring Hugh Jackman in the lead — was partially responsible for him considering returning as Jean-Luc Picard after 18 years in the upcoming series Star Trek: Picard.
Our review of Little America, the Apple TV+ series that centres on immigrants from India and across the world. Kumail Nanjiani developed Little America, which has been inspired by true stories.
Byju's, which offers a mobile app that tutors children, said on Friday is raising an undisclosed sum from US investment firm Tiger Global Management
Traces of ‘Joker’ or ‘Bread’ malware family go back to 2017, wherein it first indulged in SMS fraud and later moved on to toll fraud after Google restricted use of SMS permission. Google claims that they have at some point used just about every cloaking and obfuscation technique under the sun in an attempt to go undetected.
Google has announced that Android users in the 31 European Economic Area (EEA) countries will soon be able to choose their default search engine from four browsing options new smartphones or tablets.
Hotstar has announced eight Disney and Fox movies that will release on its Premium platform in January, including Captain Marvel, Glass, Alita: Battle Angel, Dumbo, Ralph Breaks the Internet, The Aftermath, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and Mary Poppins Returns.
Netflix has set a January 30 release date for What the Love! with Karan Johar, the dating reality show that will feature celebrity guests in the likes of Saif Ali Khan, Sunny Leone, Huma Qureshi, and Arjun Kapoor.
Microsoft says it has developed a technique to detect online predators who try to groom children for sexual purposes using the chat function in multiplayer video games.
More than 50 organisations in an open letter submitted to Google CEO Sundar Pichai have highlighted pre-installed apps aka bloatware on Android can come with “privileged custom permissions”.
Zomato is raising $150 million from investor Ant Financial, an Alibaba affiliate, at a valuation of $3 billion for the food delivery startup.
Our review of Netflix’s Jamtara, the new original series from India about con artists pulling off phishing scams in the dark underbelly of the eponymous Jharkhand village. Jamtara release date is January 10 on Netflix.
SoftBank-backed hotel chain Oyo Hotels and Homes said on Friday income tax authorities had carried out a surprise search at one of its four offices in Gurugram.
PayU on Friday announced it will merge the business operations of "buy now pay later" platform LazyPay and PaySense to build a full-stack digital lending platform in India.
Microsoft contractors in China reportedly listened to calls made on Skype and digital assistant Cortana as they reviewed thousands of audio recordings from Skype and Cortana without cybersecurity protection.
Facebook is reportedly aware that it will have to fight TikTok fiercely in the Indian market, and won’t leave any stone unturned to up its game. TikTok has been eating up a decent market share of Facebook in India, and the social media giant is gearing up for battle.
Online food ordering company Takeaway.com has won the battle for Britain's Just Eat with a GBP 6.2 billion share offer that will create one of the world's largest meal delivery companies.
Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they're securing your data and protecting your privacy when you use their heart rate monitor or cuddly robot.
Scrutiny centred on Drummond as the board last year investigated the company's handling of sexual misconduct complaints throughout its workforce.
Realme 5i launch in India was certainly the biggest piece of news this week, with the Oppo spin-off brand bringing a new budget smartphone featuring a quad rear camera setup to the country. The company also launched the Realme X50 5G in China this week.
Ritesh Agarwal-led Indian hospitality unicorn Oyo, currently the second top unicorn after Paytm and valued at nearly $10 billion (roughly Rs. 70,760 crores) in the country, is reportedly laying off thousands of employees in India and China
The Delhi High Court Monday sought response of the police and Delhi government as also WhatsApp, Google and Apple on a plea of three JNU professors for preserving data, CCTV footage and other evidence relating to the January 5 violence on the varsity campus.
Walmart India on Monday said it has asked 56 senior executives to leave as part of its corporate restructuring process, shrugging off reports about the second round of layoffs coming in April.
Google noted in November last year that it wants Stadia to run on every screen and now the search engine giant has started testing its subscription-based game service on non-Pixel Android phones.
HBO has set a March 15 premiere date for the third season of Westworld. In India, Westworld season 3 premieres March 16 on Hotstar. A release date on Star World is not currently known.
Instagram on Saturday introduced three new options to share Boomerang Stories: SlowMo, Echo, and Duo, along with a new few feature to trim their length.
Voot — the Viacom18-owned, ad-supported streaming service — claims it has crossed 100 million monthly active users on its platform. It has no doubt been helped by the ongoing Bigg Boss season 13.
SoftBank-backed Oyo Hotels and Homes is laying off hundreds of employees in India, according to a source and an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the loss-making hotel chain cuts costs in pursuit of profits.
Visa said on Monday it agreed to buy privately held software startup Plaid in a $5.3 billion deal that will boost the payments giant's access to the booming financial technology space.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it was ordering a wider probe following a review of allegations that Amazon and Flipkart were promoting some "preferred sellers" and in turn hurting business for other, smaller sellers.
Disney has generated an estimated $97.2 million in user spending, as per a Sensor Tower report. In terms of downloads, Disney+'s second month garnered 13.5 million, or 33 percent, of the 40.9 million installs it's seen since launch.
Instagram has started testing its Direct messaging feature to its desktop site, meaning now one can finally keep up with their conversations from browser.
Nearly a year since its launch in India, Spotify might soon be a viable option — hopefully. The Sweden-headquartered music streaming service has signed a multi-territory licensing agreement, including India, with Warner Chappell — a division of Warner Music Group — which could pave the way to bring an end to the impasse that had kept millions...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the fresh investment plans at Amazon Smbhav event in New Delhi on Wednesday. The US e-commerce company is facing criticism from Indian retailers -- hundreds and thousands of small brick-and-mortar retailers have planned a countrywide protest.
Apple and the US government are at loggerheads for the second time in four years over unlocking iPhones connected to a mass shooting, reviving the debate over law enforcement access to encrypted devices.
Google on Tuesday said is making progress in its quest to vanquish third-party "cookies" on its popular Chrome browser used to track people's online activities, a focus of many privacy activists.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden have been cast in the lead of the Russo brothers' “global event multi-series”, which now has a title: Citadel. The Family Man’s Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. are working on the Indian spin-off.
Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer group said in a report Tuesday.
Our list of the 31 best Hindi movies on Hostar in India — some of which are free to watch and can be downloaded — includes the likes of Maqbool and Salaam Bombay!.
Apple has reportedly acquired Xnor.ai, a Seattle based startup specialised in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools for around $200 million.
Microsoft Math Solver app is available for download on both Android and iOS devices. The app provides solutions for a wide range of concepts, ranging from elementary arithmetic and quadratic equations to calculus and statistics.
These apps are given the name fleeceware and these are essentially those apps that conduct a financial fraud on Google Play Store by unethical charging users after the trial period is over.
Google has rolled out a new update for its Smart Lock app on iOS devices, that now allows users to use their iOS devices as a physical 2FA key.
Google has announced that Chrome Web Store will stop accepting new Chrome apps from March this year, while developers will get the option to update their existing apps through June 2022.
Apple and other technology companies should cooperate with US investigators, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law enforcement officials continued probing last month's fatal shooting at a US naval base in Florida.
These apps indulge in several unethical tactics to dodge Google’s vetting system. They try waiting for 48 hours before hiding their presence on the phone, splitting the app’s code into multiple resource files, and holding off displaying ads until four hours after app installation.
Dibakar Banerjee’s Netflix movie — Freedom — has finalised its cast. It will star Naseeruddin Shah, Manisha Koirala, Huma Qureshi, Kalki Koechlin, Divya Dutta, Zoya Hussain, Shashank Arora, and Neeraj Kabi.
Microsoft Edge based on Chromium engine is available for download on Windows and macOS machines directly from a dedicated webpage. Microsoft is also in plans to automatically migrate Windows 10 users to the new Edge browser in the coming weeks.
Netflix has announced three new original movies from India, from Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, and Vikramaditya Motwane. The likes of Anil Kapoor, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Shefali Shah star. The films are called The Other (working title), Choked, and AK vs AK.
Americans spent less on video games last year as new consoles were readied for launch and Google took to streaming titles from the cloud, reports NPD Group.
UC Browser has announced it is offering 20GB free storage via its in-app Cloud storage service for Indian individual users, UC Drive.
Get free tickets to 1917 movie at PVR Cinemas by subscribing to Mubi. That’s because 1917 is the movie of the week on Mubi Go. 1917 movie release date in India is January 17. Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Andrew Scott part of 1917 movie cast.
Google Play Store has now stopped showing notifications for updated apps. This came to light in the end of 2019 when users started noticing that the Play Store was sending fewer notifications.
With The Forgotten Army, Kabir Khan is returning to where he began his career. But he doesn’t see it that way. Khan also doesn’t subscribe to the British view of the Indian National Army as a “ragtag bunch of rebel soldiers who amounted to nothing.”
Speaking more about Facebook pulling back on its WhatsApp advertising plan, features tracker WABetaInfo reports that since the 2.19.356 Android beta version, there is no code about status ads.
Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check "fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole".
India vs Australia cricket match is set to begin at 1:30pm today. Cricket fans can stream the match online on Hotstar and Star Sports on TV. In this guide, we'll tell you everything you need to know about today's game.
A day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday announced that the ecommerce giant will create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025.
The Forgotten Army’s Kabir Khan thinks Bollywood’s historical distortions, where medieval battles are presented as Islam vs Hinduism and where nationalism trumps patriotism, are playing into a larger narrative of growing communalism and eroding secularism in India.
Facebook has reportedly decided not to sell ads on WhatsApp - a controversial plan that forced Brian Acton and Jan Koum, who founded the mobile messaging service, to quit nearly two years ago.
Four companies sued Facebook Inc in US federal court on Thursday for alleged anticompetitive conduct, saying the social network inappropriately revoked developer access to its platform in order to harm prospective competitors.
As Google-parent Alphabet became on Thursday the fourth US company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stock's extraordinary gains.
Google has unseated Facebook in terms of app downloads in Q4 2019 for the first time in five years, according to a report by app analytics firm Sensor Tower.
Microsoft on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history.
Amazon's global CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon Prime Video is performing in India brilliantly, adding that they have decided to double down the investment for the streaming service in the country.
WhatsApp has fixed the bug starting its Android version number 2.19.58. The bug could cause a crash loop that could only be fixed by completely uninstall and reinstall the app.
We take a look at what Twitter, a popular social media platform, shipped in 2019.
WhatsApp's latest beta update for its Android app has arrived and it indicates that the service might be bringing support for animated sticker packs soon.
A California teen who had been drugged and kidnapped was rescued by police this week after using Snapchat to alert her friends to her abduction.
TomTom on Friday said it has closed a deal with China's Huawei Technologies for the use of its maps and services in smartphone apps.
We review some of the most popular technology products and services that were shut down in 2019. We talk about why they were popular and what eventually lead to their downfall.
Google has removed Avast and AVG extensions from its Chrome Web Store after Mozilla and Opera did the same earlier this month. The company's browser extensions were found spying on their users.
Airtel has announced its partnership with US-based Lionsgate to offer Lionsgate Play access through the Airtel Xstream app and Web platforms.
Instagram has started rolling out new "Layout" feature that will allow users to include multiple photos in a single story.
The Google spokesperson also confirmed that affected users’ lost data will also be restored this week.
Facebook and its family of apps have dominated as most downloaded apps of the decade -- with main app Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram grabbing the top four spots in the top 10 apps of the decade list.
Tencent said on Tuesday that it will fix a "translation bug" on its chat app WeChat that sends out distinct non-sequiturs when country flags are inputted via text message.
China on Thursday criticised 41 apps including Tencent messaging app QQ and Sina's sports app for allegedly forcing users to hand over personal data, part of an ongoing campaign to boost digital privacy protections.
SoftBank-controlled Yahoo Japan has pulled out of a Japanese apartment rental venture with Oyo Hotels and Homes, in the latest setback for the loss-making Indian startup.
Delhi Internet shutdown: Vodafone, Airtel, and others suspended cellular services in several parts of Delhi today. CAA protestors have been recommending followers on Twitter to download the Bridgefy app to enable offline communication.
Social media influencers will be banned from promoting vaping, tobacco products and weapons on Instagram as the Facebook-owned platform doubles down on its existing ban on companies advertising these products.
YouTube Music has officially launched its first personalised playlists -- Discover Mix, New Release Mix, and Your Mix.
Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) has enabled as many as 98 Indian authors to made over Rs. 3.5 lakhs in 2019 alone. But in what ways Amazon is seeing growth in Indian authors as well as Indian readers? We here find out.
Amazon Prime Video has announced a January 24, 2020 release date for The Forgotten Army, the World War II era-set drama about Subhas Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army from creator and director Kabir Khan. Here’s the first trailer for The Forgotten Army.
The Vivo IPL 2020 auction ceremony is being held today in Kolkata. Here is when it starts, how to watch the livestream, and more details you need to know.
Facebook has acquired Spanish video gaming firm PlayGiga in a bid to gain a footprint in the cloud-based game streaming market.
As protests rage across Indian universities against a new citizenship law, students have taken to social media to wage battle online and teach people how to organise demonstrations.
JioSaavn app for Amazon Fire TV Stick brings original shows and podcasts as well as features such as personalised playlists and a library of Bollywood songs.
Microsoft’s senior software engineer Shawn Pickett submitted a commit for approval last week that is set to be taken into consideration by Google’s Chrome team.
Studio Ghibli, the Japanese maker of some of the best animated movies of all time, has finally agreed to license its works to Netflix globally, including India.
Everyone knows that the global corporate tax system needs to be overhauled, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Monday, backing changes to global rules that are currently under consideration.
Students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about exam tests, according to new research.
Jio has updated the MyJio app with the ability to let users make UPI payments, according to a media report. The new option is believed to make the competition stronger for platforms such as Google Pay and WhatsApp that are largely driving UPI transactions in India.
Bharti Airtel and Google Cloud on Monday collaborated to boost productivity and digital transformation in India and cater to the evolving needs of millions of Indian businesses in a rapidly digitising economy.
Opera -- the maker of a popular Web browser for Windows, Android, and iOS -- is allegedly offering predatory loans through four Android apps aimed at India, Kenya and Nigeria (CashBean, OKash, OPay, and OPesa) that appear to be in direct violation of Google Play Store policies, forbidding predatory loans and deceptive descriptions.
Amazon Prime Video has renewed Inside Edge for season 3, announced Mumbai Diaries – 26/11 and Sons of Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers, and unveiled first looks for Four More Shots Please season 2, Gormint, Amit Kumar’s The Last Hour, Ali Abbas Zafar’s Dilli, and Sudip Sharma’s Paatal Lok.
Apple TV+ had a busy Sunday as it announced one new series, renewed two shows, and unveiled release dates for five more. That includes Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories, Chris Evans-starrer Defending Jacob, British show Trying, docu-series Home and Dear..., video game series Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, mystery series Home Before Dark, and a...
All affected users must update to newer versions soon, or export their chats to avoid losing all their conversations. These users are already being restricted from creating new WhatsApp accounts or re-verifying their existing accounts.
WhatsApp for Android has now notched up a staggering five billion downloads, making it only the second non-Google app to achieve this milestone.
Microsoft has confirmed a security flaw affecting Internet Explorer is currently being used by hackers and it is working on a fix, to be released at a later date.
We've curated a list of best apps and services that launched this year, largely impacting most of us in one way or the other. From Photoshop on the iPad to Noise app on the Apple Watch, these were some of the biggest launches of the year.
Apple executives met James Bond franchise-owner MGM Holdings and the collegiate athletic conference Pac-12 earlier this year as part of its efforts to boost the Apple TV service, the Wall Street Journal reported.
With the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) dominating discussions on major social media platforms for the past few days, the Delhi Police have asked these platforms to rein in "digital miscreants" in a bid to arrest the spread of misinformation.
In September, Zynga suffered a major security breach involving around 173 million user accounts. Personal information such as usernames, passwords, and email addresses was stolen.
SonyLIV has fixed a security flaw that existed in one of its APIs used for login functions. The flaw could have allowed attackers to fetch sensitive user information such as profile picture, email address, date of birth, and phone number of SonyLIV’s registered users.
On our best-of-2019 list of favourite tech purchases, there’s everything from new phones to gaming consoles. The list features Zomato Gold, iPhone 11 Pro and XR, iPad Pro, Google Home Mini, Amazon Echo, Microsoft Surface Go, PS4 Pro, and realme Earbuds among other picks.
Apple dominated the global handset market by capturing 66 percent of industry profits and 32 percent of the overall handset revenue in the third quarter of 2019 as overall global handset profits declined 11 percent (year-on-year) to $12 billion, a new report from Counterpoint Research said on Thursday.
Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji earned $26 million in 2019 on his YouTube channel, making him the highest-paid creator on the platform, according to a list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine.
Here’s our review of The Witcher, the Netflix series adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy books. Henry Cavill is among The Witcher cast. The Witcher release date in India is December 20.
The Buddy Adventure feature essentially lets you experience your choice of Pokemon in a more life-like manner. It lets the Pokemon walk around the map without worry, lets you feed berries, and basically be your AR buddy.
Gaming is now humanity's favourite form of entertainment, and the medium's legacy was cemented this past decade.
Apple has opened its previously-closed bug bounty programme for all security researchers wherein it will pay lucrative amount to those who find and report them to Apple Product Security, depending on the flaw discovered.
Twitter is warning users of its Android app about a security vulnerability it has fixed, and recommends users update to get the secure version.
An email app developer says it has uncovered new data that suggests Apple has long been suppressing the rankings of apps in the App Store that compete with Apple's own offerings, according to new court filings by the developer, which sued Apple in October for patent infringement and antitrust violations.
Alphabet's newly instated Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai would receive a hefty $240 million (£184.40 million) in performance-based stock awards over the next three years, the highest ever promised to any executive of the search giant.
Realme X2 and Realme Buds Air launches were undoubtedly the biggest headlines of the week past, but that doesn't mean there weren't numerous other major pieces of news. LG brought its dual-screen LG G8X ThinQ smartphone in India, while the Nokia 2.3 was also launched in the country.
From identifying voters in Afghanistan to speeding up service for tea lovers in India, the use of facial recognition surged in 2019 with expectations that it will become even more widespread next year, fuelling concerns over misuse.
Vir Das’ next Netflix stand-up comedy special — Vir Das: For India — has a release date: January 26, 2020.
Ola on Monday announced to expand its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based safety feature called 'Guardian' across several cities in the country. 'Guardian' uses real-time data from rides to automatically detect irregular trip activity and more.
Popular messaging app ToTok has been accused of being a spying tool for the UAE government, according to a report. Google and Apple have taken down the app.
This year has been a landmark one for mobile gaming, with more battle royale games like Free Fire and Call of Duty: Mobile coming to the small screen right in your palm.
Netflix has unveiled a release date — January 10, 2020 — and trailer for Jamtara: Sabka Number Aayega, its next original series from India set in the dark underbelly of an eponymous village in the state of Jharkhand, which is known as India’s phishing capital.
TikTok is testing e-commerce features, such as adding shoppable product links to videos. Just over a year after TikTok officially launched US brand partnerships, major brands are tapping influencers on the social video app for holiday campaigns.
Google Chrome is impacted by a fresh set of SQLite-based security vulnerabilities. While Google has patched all five of them, users on older versions of the browser are still vulnerable.
With their parents bombarding them on WhatsApp with misinformation and even abuse over their stand on the new citizenship law, young women are hiding their identities on social media to voice outrage and find alternative families.
Twitter has announced that APNGs will no longer be supported on its platform. To further elaborate on the matter, APNGs reportedly don’t respect the autoplay settings and can be used by trolls to trigger seizures in people who have epilepsy.
On social media accounts of the followed and famous, the MDL Beast music festival was a rave true to form: fluorescent face paint, flashing lights and a star-studded lineup of DJs that spun dance music into the wee hours.
TikTok has been the breakout social media platform of recent times, adding subscribers at a breakneck pace and continuing to make inroads in the markets where Instagram and Snapchat have ruled the roost. The company is now looking to set up an overseas headquarter.
Uber this month reported data on the dangers of sexual assault on its app. Now it's facing calls to action, requiring the ride-hailing giant to make tough decisions on how to balance victims' wishes with demands to report dangerous riders and passengers to local regulators or law enforcement - or both.
ByteDance has no plans to sell part or all of its TikTok app, the short video platform's head said on Tuesday, denying a media report which said the company was currently weighing options to do so due to US concerns.
From Sacred Games to The Family Man, we saw nearly 200 Indian originals — series, movies, stand-up specials, and even a live concert — in 2019 from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Hotstar, Zee5, ALTBalaji, SonyLIV, Viu, Voot, Eros Now, TVF Play, Hungama, and Hooq.
Samsung’s STAR Labs led by Pranav Mistry has started teasing Neon that will debut at CES 2020 next month. The new offering would take on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri with multilingual experiences.
Apple App Store is offering daily surprise deals until December 29 to celebrate Christmas with iPhone and iPad users. The new development is live in India, Australia, and other markets.
YouTube has rolled out a number of updates and features to its mobile apps for TV screens, game consoles, and other streaming devices. As the official blog explains, you can now use voice search on mobile devices when casting to your smart TV.
ToTok has rebuffed accusations of their service being a spyware and misusing users' information, saying that the company has made security and privacy as its priority "since day one"
A Twitter bug allowed a security researcher to match around 17 million phone numbers to actual user accounts. The flaw exists in Twitter's Android app.
Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of Uber, has severed his last ties with the ride-services company, resigning from the board and selling all his shares as he turns his focus to a new venture creating "ghost kitchens" for food delivery services.
Ghost Stories Netflix, Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6, Suits season 8, Dracula, What the Love! with Karan Johar, Sex Education season 2, Jamtara Netflix, Vir Das: For India, BoJack Horseman season 6 part 2, Uncut Gems, Titans season 2, Jurassic Park, and more — these are the biggest movies and series coming to Netflix India in January 2020.
Anurag Kashyap really wants to make a feature-length horror film, so he plans to use Netflix’s Ghost Stories as his pitch to make that. Sobhita Dhulipala was drawn to the trauma, anxiety, and fear of loss for her Ghost Stories role.
Karan Johar talks about how Netflix’s Ghost Stories came into being, Mrunal Thakur reveals what drew her to the horror anthology film, and Avinash Tiwary touches upon the challenges of his role.
Janhvi Kapoor said she related to her character’s pain and reliance on sexuality on Netflix’s Ghost Stories. Kapoor described Zoya Akhtar as a very thorough director. She has at least three films in 2020: Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Rooh-Afza, and Dostana 2.
From Angry Birds to PUBG Mobile, here are the most iconic smartphone games of the past decade, from 2010 to the end of 2019.
From The Witcher to The Family Man, the Gadgets 360 staff pick their favourite TV shows of 2019. The list also includes four series from India, alongside Emmy-winners and under-the-radar entries.
Between 2010 and 2019, we’ve seen an enormous number of technological reforms that have changed the way we live today. We are, here, covering a total of 50 distinct events in the technology world that changed our life trajectory.
Facebook Messenger will no longer allow new users to sign up using their mobile phone number. Users must sign up for a Facebook account. The change won't impact existing users who log in using their phone number.
WABetaInfo discovered that the Delete Messages feature will work as sort of a cleaning tool for group chats. Only admins can enable or disable it, and ascertain the time frame as to when the messages should be deleted. This will help clean old messages automatically, and help save phone storage.
Instagram has played a crucial role in altering both the look and nature of products people buy and the physical spaces where they shop.
This decade made life something that happens on a screen. The smartphone is where we communicate with family, do work, record memories and find entertainment. It was invented in 2007 so disqualified from my list, but in the past decade the smartphone certainly reinvented us - it powers half of the technologies on this list.
It’s set in the world of Star Wars and it’s got the delightful Baby Yoda. So why then is The Mandalorian only available in five countries through Disney+? What decade are we living in?
New year: We bring you the five best fitness and mental wellness apps to help you move forward with your fitness goals for 2020.
Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) 4.0 beta version that was unveiled last week at the Huawei Developer Groups (HDG) event is attempting to position itself as the alternative to Google's Mobile Services.
Upcoming movies and Web series on Amazon Prime Video in January 2020: Star Trek: Picard, Russell Peters: Deported, The Angry Birds Movie 2, Kabir Khan’s The Forgotten Army, Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer, James May: Our Man in Japan, Rohan Joshi: Wake N Bake, Afsos miniseries, Treadstone, All or Nothing: Brazil CBF, and more.
Ola on Monday announced it will deploy hundreds of "Safety Scouts" across Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai and Kolkata on December 31.
Google is rolling out a new ‘Watchlist’ feature in Search wherein it will let users mark particular movies or TV show as ‘watched’, or save it to a collection.
WhatsApp will withdraw support for all Windows Phone operating system starting today, December 31. The instant messaging app is also set to leave support for the devices running Android version 2.3.7 and older alongside the iPhone models running iOS 8 and older from February 1, 2020.