Xiaomi no more a Chinese military company, rules US court

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS): Global conglomerate Xiaomi on Wednesday said that a court in the US has formally vacated the Department of Defense’s designation of Xiaomi as a “Communist Chinese Military Company”, thus lifting all restrictions on its citizens to purchase or hold securities of the company. The US District Court for the District of… Continue reading Xiaomi no more a Chinese military company, rules US court

Instagram for iOS now shows Live videos, Reels statistics

San Francisco, May 25 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has started to roll out new insight data for Live videos and Reels on the platform. The new feature will allow creators to better understand their performances online. With the new insights data in place, users will be able to see how many plays, likes, comments,… Continue reading Instagram for iOS now shows Live videos, Reels statistics

Microsoft brings Surface Laptop 4 to India for hybrid work era

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Aimed at the evolving needs of users in hybrid work environments, Microsoft India on Tuesday announced the general availability of Surface Laptop 4 for commercial and education customers. Surface Laptop 4 for consumers will start from Rs 102,999 (AMD Ryzen 5 4680U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.5-inch size) and going… Continue reading Microsoft brings Surface Laptop 4 to India for hybrid work era

Accept privacy policy or lose functions in some weeks: WhatsApp

Facing criticism over its upcoming privacy policy, WhatsApp has said that its users will not immediately lose their accounts or face curtailed functionalities on the platform on May 15, but they will have to eventually go through limited functions if they fail to accept the new norms in the due course of time. The Facebook-owned… Continue reading Accept privacy policy or lose functions in some weeks: WhatsApp

TWS drives 2020 growth, smartwatches to hit 100 mn mark in 2021

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The annual true wireless stereo (TWS) shipments were expected to grow 83 per cent to 238 million units in 2020, according to a new report, adding that smartwatches will weather the subdued overall wearables market spending to increase 2 per cent to tip the 100-million mark in 2021. The wearables… Continue reading TWS drives 2020 growth, smartwatches to hit 100 mn mark in 2021

Signal tops free apps category on App Store beating WhatsApp

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Cross-platform encrypted messaging service, Signal has climbed to the top spot in the free apps category of the App Store in multiple countries, including India. The official Twitter handle of Signal on Saturday shared a screenshot, showing it placed above WhatsApp at the top spot in India. “Look what you have… Continue reading Signal tops free apps category on App Store beating WhatsApp

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