Category: Internet

All you need to know about MIUI 10

Chinese electronics company, Xiaomi is known for its budget smartphones and for copying iOS features. But before manufacturing smartphones, the company was providing the MIUI for Android phones only and currently, it comprises a major […]

Google is closing its URL shortening service, goo.gl

Google is shutting down its URL shortening service, goo.gl from 13th April, onwards. Existing users will still function and make use of it and users who haven’t used the site (or have only used it anonymously) will no longer be able to create short links.

L’Oreal acquires Canada’s Modiface

L’Oreal is set to acquire the Canadian beauty tech company ModiFace, gaining tools for customers to test make-up and lipstick online by using Augmented Reality. A company also has hand in the creation of many customs augmented reality beauty apps.

Netflix plans gamification of children’s shows

Netflix is planning to launch a new feature for children that lets them earn “patches” for watching/streaming episodes of certain shows. Selected Netflix shows are Trollhunters, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Home, and The Magic School Bus Rides Again. 

Everything you need to know about Amazon

This article covers the history of Amazon, achievements and success stories of Amazon, information about fundings and investors of Amazon, information about earnings and mode of delivery. Moreover, it also has brief information about the vision and market response of the eCommerce Company.

Amazon will stop selling Nest products

Online eCommerce platform, Amazon informed Nest employees on a conference call at the end of last year that it would not list any of the newer Nest products recently announced by the company. Previously, Amazon has also talked about its acquisition of Ring.

Amazon delivers foods products to your home in two hours

Amazon has started food delivery services for Prime users in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beac. It contains fresh produce, meat, seafood and other organic food that you can usually buy from foods and grocery stores and get them delivered to your home in less than two hours.

Microsoft launched Office 2019 suite for Windows 10

Microsoft has launched Office 2019 suite. The version will be available in the second half of 2018 and it will only work on Windows 10 operating system. This release has no effect on Office for Mac and no change will be made in the existing versions of Office.

After failing in 1993, Mario Movie is coming back from Nintendo

After the lacklustre live-action effort in 1993, Super Mario Bros., it’s coming back to the big screen with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Studios. The creator of Mario will co-produce the movie with Chris Meledandri and Universal Studios creator.

GiveGab announces acquisition of Kimbia

GiveGab acquires Kimbia, becoming the leader in Giving Days nationwide. After this acquisition brings GiveGab closer to its goal of being the largest charitable software platform through the combined support of over 40,000 nonprofits since its inception.

Airbnb launched ‘Pay Less Up Front’ option for bookings

Airbnb launched a new feature on its platform known as “Pay Less Up Front”, this feature on Airbnb provides guests and users to pay a part of the entire amount at the time of booking and the rest of the amount can be payable later. Previously, the California-based company launched Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for users.

BlackBerry launches Cybersecurity Software called Jarvis

BlackBerry launched a new cybersecurity software, which rectifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars. The product is better known as Blackberry Jarvis. Previously in 2017, BlackBerry has signed automotive-related deals with chipmaker Qualcomm and auto supplier Denso and Ford.

Hotstar is providing discount on 3, 6, and 9-Month Subscriptions

Hotstar is providing long-term plans at value-for-money rates to connect more subscribers. The Star India owned video streaming platform is offering three new plans at the price of Rs. 498, Rs. 894, and Rs. 1,197 with 3-month, 6-month, and 9-month validities, respectively.

Windows 10 provides ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature

In this feature, You can set your own schedule, during this period you will only receive notifications from people and apps on your priority list and it also contains new tools to correct your grammatical mistakes and errors for both EPUB books and Reading View on websites.

Huawei wins the patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Huawei sued Samsung in both China and the US for allegedly infringing on multiple wireless communication patents and passing whole year now a Shenzhen judge ruled against Samsung and ordered Samsung to stop selling any product using technology protected by the one patent.

HBO delayed the release year of Game of Thrones Season 8

HBO has officially confirmed the most awaited news that its flagship hit series Game of Thrones is taking a year off from the web and will come back in 2019. HBO quoted, “The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019.”

list of 7 tech jobs that will rise in 2018

We have identified that Cybersecurity Analyst, Network Engineering, Vulnerability assessment manager, Technical support specialist, Machine learning engineer, Network analyst and Cloud engineer are some of the key job roles companies require as they transform their businesses and processes for the future.

List of best technologies that died in 2017

2017 introduced various kind of smartphones and updated the existing one into new, the Nintendo Switch and more are the examples of it. However, it also killed off the iPod Nano, AOL Instant Messenger, and possibly, net neutrality.

Delhi is planning to use QR Codes to track Autos, Cabs

Transport department of India is aiming to boost passenger safety and the Delhi Transport department lead the motive and working on a QR code-based system to keep a track on the autorickshaws and cabs plying on city roads to avoid mishappenings and various other incidents.

Apple apologises for slowing down the existing iPhones

Calfornia based tech company also announced a $50 reduction in the cost of iPhone battery replacements, which comes down from $79 to $29 and an iOS software update provides updates on iPhone battery health in the coming year.

Amazon India launches Saheli Store for women entrepreneurs

Amazon India launches a new programme, Amazon Saheli which is aiming at empowering and enabling women entrepreneurs across the country to sell their products on its marketplace.

After Black Friday, Jeff Bezos net worth hits $100 Billion

Jeff Bezos raised his income by adding $33 billion to his net worth in this year. Today, he is one of those fortunate individuals whose net worth has hit $100 billion mark. Back in 1999, it was Bill Gates who was able to touch this mark.

PayPal launches India operations, offers payments on local eCommerce Sites

PayPal announced and talked about its Indian operations, which comes after offering cross-border payment services across the country for close to a decade. Apart from this, the company is also targeting the Global Indian and have partnered with merchants catering.

Netflix suspends House of Cards production due to Spacey allegations

American award-winning thriller series, House of Cards sixth season has recently been suspended indefinitely due to sexual misconduct allegations against its star performer Kevin Spacey, American entertainment company Netflix.