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RBI Says Foreign Firms Can Process Abroad, but Must Store Data in India

Highlights Foreign payment firms can process transactions outside of the country Related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours The announcement was made to clarify RBI’s directive in April last year Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the […]

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Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting

Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer’s website. Goqii, a seller of smartwatch-type health devices, sued Flipkart last month in a Mumbai court, alleging its devices were discounted by around 70% to the retail price, […]

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EU Calls for More Data From Online Platforms in Fight Against Fake News

The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month’s European Parliament elections. In a review due to be published on Friday and seen by Reuters, the EU assesses efforts to safeguard the May vote […]

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Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999

Expanding its TV portfolio, Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series. Sanyo in India is Panasonic’s online brand. The new TVs will be available to customers on Amazon.in at price-points of Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 22,999 respectively with easy […]

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Here’s How To Ensure a Professional Repair for Your Cracked iPad Screen

Today’s high tech devices are endlessly helpful in business and at home — except when they break. Fortunately, for common issues like a broken iPad screen, qualified professionals can restore these gadgets to their former glory. Keeping a few key factors in mind will save time, money and hassle. Assess the Damage Depending on the […]

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Redmi K20 May Launch as Xiaomi Mi 9T Outside China, Leaked Retail Box Tips

Photo Credit: Weibo Xiaomi Mi 9T is likely to have at least 6GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage Highlights Xiaomi Mi 9T purported retail box image has been posted on Weibo Xiaomi could offer a Carbon Black variant of Mi 9T The purported retail box also showcases a pop-up selfie camera Xiaomi Mi 9T […]

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Cambridge Analytica Scandal: US Judge Denies Facebook’s Request to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Improper Sharing of User Data

Cambridge Analytica was hired by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign A US judge on Friday denied Facebook’s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant’s improper sharing of 87 million users’ data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The US capital city sued Facebook in December, […]

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Facebook Brings Back ‘View as Public’ Feature

To make it easy for people to manage their publicly visible information on Facebook, the social media giant is restoring the “View as Public” feature it had disabled last year owing to a major security flaw. The feature helps users view their profile from the perspective of someone they aren’t friends with. It also makes […]

Tech Updates

Google Rolls Out New Data-Reliant Ad Spots Days After Pledging More Privacy

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images/ AFP Just a week after introducing new privacy controls for its billions of users, Google has a different message for data-hungry advertisers: We have your back. At its annual exposition for advertisers, the search engine giant on Tuesday rolled out several new ways for marketers to hawk their wares […]

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OnePlus 7 Pro Teasers, Pixel 3a Launch, Nokia 4.2 India Release, Realme X, and More Tech News This Week

Photo Credit: WinFuture OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 are scheduled to be unveiled on May 14 Highlights OnePlus 7 Pro is rumoured to pack a pop-up selfie camera Nokia 4.2 India availability will be staggered Upcoming Realme X and Redmi flagship were talk of the town this week OnePlus 7 Pro teasers and leaks […]