Explained: Facebook, Twitter and the digital disinformation mess

The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and e

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says his era has failed by over-debating climate change

Cook, 58, said the solution to climate change won’t be found based on whose side wins or loses an election. “It’s about who has won life’s lottery and has the luxury of ignoring this issue and

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Take this app: Tech firms tackle opioid crisis with software

Investments in digital therapeutics startups nearly doubled in 2018 to some $811 million, according to the research firm CB Insights, with $191 million tallied so far in 2019.

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Tata Sky Binge launched in India, lets you watch TV channels via Amazon Fire TV Stick

Tata Sky is coming up with a new service – Tata Sky Binge in which content across video streaming services will be consumed on TV. Tata Sky Binge can be accessed via Amazon Fire TV Stick – Tat

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Telegram boss takes a potshot at WhatsApp, says it ‘will never be secure’

Telegram's Durov has penned strong words about how bad WhatsApp's data privacy rules are

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Redmi Note 7S with 48-megapixel camera to launch in India on May 20

Redmi Note 7S will join the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note

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Asus ZenFone 6 packs wild 48-megapixel camera on a flipping prop

Asus ZenFone 6 has two cameras that flip upwards to take selfies

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No chicken dinner? High on Chinese patriotism, PUBG stand-in leaves gamers livid

Tencent pulled popular but gory PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds last week and swapped it out for the toned-down Game for Peace

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Unholy alliance? Microsoft, Sony strike pact for gaming ahead of Google Stadia rollout

At the same time, as Microsoft, Sony face rivals such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Apple Inc. and Inc., Sony will want cloud horsepower to run its services

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WhatsApp alert: Profile pictures can no longer be saved to phone

WhatsApp profile pictures are set to get more security with the new rule

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OnePlus ropes in Robert Downey Jr for new brand campaign

The campaign featuring Robert Downey Jr, who is popular for his role as superhero Iron Man, will appear in a series of brand creatives across mediums in India and China starting with the OnePlus 7 Ser

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Oyo launches light app version for Android

OYO Hotels & Homes chief technology officer Anil Goel said. OYO Lite occupies less than seven per cent of the size of the current OYO app.

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Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale now live: Massive deals on smartphones, tablets and more

Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale: Tech enthusiasts eyeing electronics and accessories may benefit from the 80 per cent off in the offering.

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China opposes US move to blacklist telecom giant Huawei

China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said, stressing that the United States should avoid further impacting Sino-US tr

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Motorola launches One Vision, its first phone with punch-hole 21:9 display

Motorola One Vision has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ CinemaVision display that has a 21:9 aspect ratio

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Noise Tune Elite neckband earphones with support for Google Assistant, Siri launched

Noise Tune Elite is suited for those who are looking for a sporty pair of earphones

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WhatsApp hack by Israeli firm under scanner, NSO owner says to prevent abuse of spyware

WhatsApp, a unit of Facebook, told human rights groups it believed the spyware used was developed by NSO, best known for its mobile hacking tools, Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity at San Franci

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Apple fears new tradeoff: Raise iPhone prices or suffer profit cuts

Apple could eat the cost and leave iPhone prices untouched!

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OnePlus 7 Pro goes on sale early for select customers: Where to buy, bundled offers, & more

OnePlus 7 Pro packs a Snapdragon 855 processor, a triple camera setup, and Warp Charge 30

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Google Pixel 3a Review: Retains the best AI features, and adds a few new ones at half the price

The 3a series offers users the facility of an e-SIM. This means users can, theoretically, have two numbers on the Pixel, though the current software doesn’t allow both to be operated at the same tim

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Facebook, Google make platitudinous promises again to weed out hate speech at Paris summit

Facebook said the restrictions will be expanded into other areas in the coming weeks.

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Xiaomi expands retail footprint in India – From Mi Home to Mi Express Kiosk

The Chinese device maker is expanding its offline network through Mi Stores, Mi Homes, Mi Studios and now, Mi Express Kiosks

Xiaomi recently opened its 1000th Mi Store in Rewari, Haryana. News

Honeywell Prosound speakers review: Superior sound, appealing design

The ProSound speakers are meant for hotels, malls, multiplexes, amphitheatres, educational institutions, auditoriums and clubs.

Honeywell, a leading player in connected building technology, has marked its entry into the professional audio industry with a range of speakers—Honeywell ProSound. News

Soon, block spammy robocalls on your phone

Three-quarters of the U.S. Senate back legislation to provide regulators and law enforcement authorities the additional tools to prevent illegal robocalls and punish robocallers.

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Realme X with pop-up selfie camera launched alongside Realme X Lite: Price, specifications

Realme X comes with two rear cameras - a 48-megapixel f/1.7 sensor and a 5-megapixel f/2.4 sensor

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China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

Images can also be considered taboo, he said.

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Data race is brewing, are you ready?

With the ability to collect a vast amount of data, the goal is less about amassing quantity, but rather amassing the right data that prove valuable to an organisation’s operations.

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