Day: May 25, 2018

Facebook Privacy Review Now Available in 11 Indian Languages; Privacy Info to Become More Transparent

Facebook on Friday announced that it is rolling out privacy review in 11 Indian languages, starting with Facebook for Android users in the country. This comes in the wake of the company’s updated privacy policies in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will be put into action in Europe starting

Facebook Alleged to Collect User Data From Texts and Photos

Already under fire for misuse of users’ data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, a new filing in a California lawsuit now alleges that Facebook collected information on users and their friends through its apps. The filing is part of a suit brought against Facebook in 2015 by now-defunct startup Six4Three, CNET reported on

Huawei, Honor Now Offer Damage Protection Plans in India to Rival OnePlus and Xiaomi

Huawei on Thursday announced its partnership with OneAssist to offer protection plans for customers buying its smartphones in India. The protection plans are available for both Huawei and Honor smartphones, including the Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei P20 Lite as well as the Honor 7X, Honor V10, and Honor 8 Pro among others. The plans start at Rs. 1,249 and come

Jio Phone Tops Global Feature Phone Market in Q1: Counterpoint

With a share of 15 percent, Reliance Jio Phone grabbed the top spot in the global feature phone market in the first quarter of 2018 followed by Nokia HMD, Itel, Samsung and Tecno, a new report said on Thursday. Driven by strong shipments of Reliance Jio Phone in India and the return of Nokia HMD, the global

Apple Awarded $539 Million by Jury in Samsung Patent Infringement Trial

After nearly five days of deliberations, a US jury on Thursday said Samsung Electronics Co should pay $539 million (roughly Rs. 3,700 crores) to Apple for copying patented smartphone features, according to court documents, bringing a years-long feud between the technology companies into its final stages. The world’s top smartphone rivals have been in court

Overwatch Free Weekend on PC, PS4, Xbox One: Dates, Start Time, and More

To celebrate the second anniversary of its release, Blizzard’s extremely popular multiplayer FPS Overwatch is offering a free weekend to gamers across all platforms. “From May 25–28, we’re calling on all prospective agents: assemble your teams and dive in during the Overwatch Free Weekend on PC, PlayStation 4, or Xbox One,” Blizzard wrote in its announcement