Facebook

Facebook and Twitter Must Comply With EU Consumer Rules or Face Sanctions

Facebook and Twitter face sanctions unless they comply with European consumer rules by the end of the year, the EU said as its regulators continue to their crackdown on US social media giants over privacy concerns. Online platforms have come under fire in Europe because of their dominance and anti-competitive business practices, resulting in hefty fines handed down to […]

Apps

Amazon Pay EMI Now Available for Select Mobile Users: Here’s How It Works

Amazon India has now announced the availability of a new payment method called Amazon Pay EMI for its mobile users. The cardless mode of payment gives users instant credit, and lets them pay via EMIs using their debit cards, at low interest rates. The company has partnered with Capital Float to let users link their […]

Games

NES Controllers for Nintendo Switch Exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online Subscribers

The Nintendo Switch Online service is available from this week. In addition to Nintendo making a host of features and details regarding how you’d be able play games online on your Nintendo Switch available, it also revealed a NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) controller. The NES controller is wireless and can be used with the 20 NES games available for the […]

Apps

Flipkart Said to Be Eyeing Stake in Hotstar

Walmart’s Flipkart unit is in talks to buy a stake in Star India’s video streaming service Hotstar, the Mint daily reported on Monday, stepping up the e-commerce firm’s battle with Amazon.com by expanding into video content. Flipkart’s reported talks with Hotstar come at a time when there is high demand in the country for video streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, which offer […]

Apps

WhatsApp Said to Be Bringing ‘Swipe to Reply’ Feature to Android; Dark Mode May Arrive Soon Too

WhatsApp is reportedly working to bring the Swipe to Reply feature to its Android app. The messaging app has had an eventful 2018 as it has been launching and testing new features with high frequency. The WhatsApp iPhone app already has the Swipe to Reply feature, which seems set to be making its way to Android devices. The […]

Internet news

Dark web trend sweeping internet

CHILD porn, buying your body weight in illicit drugs and literally watching people get murdered are just a few of the things you can do on the dark web, the internet’s underbelly. Around a decade ago, just as technology was taking off, a genre known as “unboxing” became wildly popular on video streaming platform, YouTube. […]

Network Provider

Jio Effect: Airtel Rs. 97 Combo Recharge Offers 1.5GB Data, 350 Minutes of Voice Calls

Airtel has introduced a new recharge priced at Rs. 97 in its lineup of combo recharge packs to take on Jio. The telco had launched three combo recharge packs, priced at Rs. 35, Rs. 65, and Rs. 95 earlier this month. These Airtel recharges offer data benefits, voice calls, and longer validity at the same time to match Jio prices and […]

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Uber to Spend $150 Million in Toronto on Engineering, Self-Driving Cars

Uber Technologies is spending millions of dollars in Toronto to open an engineering hub and expand its self-driving car operations, the strongest indication yet that the company is not retreating from autonomous vehicle development despite recent setbacks. Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Thursday that Uber will invest more than $150 million (roughly Rs. 1,000 crores) over […]

Internet news

EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in March that they had three months to show they were removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. The Commission wants content […]

Games

Forza Horizon 4 Demo for Xbox One and Windows PC Available for Download Now

Xbox One  and Windows PC racing game Forza Horizon 4 has an October 2 release date. And now it has a demo. Its arrival was hinted at earlier in the day with a Forza Horizon 4 demo page going up on the Microsoft Store minus a download button. You can download the Forza Horizon 4 demo right now. […]