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Facebook Dealt Setback by EU Court Adviser in Privacy Dispute

Facebook was dealt a setback on Tuesday when an adviser to the top European Union court said any data protection authority in the bloc had the power to take action against it for breaching privacy laws. Facebook has its European headquarters in Ireland and has argued that only the Irish data protection authority has the power to police it for its processing of ... Read More »

500 Million Users Targeted by Websites for Online Cryptocurrency Mining: Report

HIGHLIGHTS New report claims 500 million users affected by mining 2.2 percent of top 100,000 websites using in-browser mining Mining happens without user consent A new report has claimed that several websites are targeting visitors to mine cryptocurrency without user consent through in-browser mining scripts. AdGuard, the adblocker tool to get rid of ads and online tracking, has come out ... Read More »

iPhone X Details Thought to Have Been Leaked by Apple Employee

A huge leak that appears to be from within Apple has revealed information about devices and features that the company plans to announce at a major event Tuesday, including details about a high-end version of the iPhone that will be called the “iPhone X.” Over the weekend, two Apple-focused blogs, 9to5 Mac and MacRumors, published information pulled from what appears to be the final ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle with Apple, filing a patent infringement lawsuit ... Read More »

Indiabulls Real Estate out of F&O ban; shares up by 6%

Indiabulls Real Estate Limited’s shares soars by over 6% intraday during Thursday’s trading session after the report of its removal from the Future and Option (F&O) ban. Generally, when the combined open interest in a stock’s derivative contracts crosses 95% of the market-wide position limit, the stock goes under the ban in F&O. The normal trading in the stock resumes only after ... Read More »

Ultimatum by Punjab real estate regulator: ‘Get registered by July 31 to carry on with business ’

The builders and real estate agents who have not come forward yet to register themselves under the Punjab Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) should better hurry. The July-31 deadline for the mandatory registration is set to expire in eight days, but only six builders have applied for registration under the newly created real estate watchdog. It is despite the fact ... Read More »

Amazon Whole Foods Deal Opposed by Retail Workers Union

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, which represents retail workers, sent a letter to antitrust enforcers on Monday warning about the dangers of Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods both to workers and consumers. The union, which does not represent Whole Foods employees but 800,00 clerks and other workers at other grocery chains, asked the Federal Trade Commission to carefully scrutinise the $13.7 billion dealbut ... Read More »

Aadhaar, PAN Card Linking Mandatory from July 1: How to Link Aadhaar to PAN by SMS

HIGHLIGHTS Aadhaar, PAN can be linked by sending SMS to two numbers Your name, date of birth, etc. need to match for the linking process Aadhaar, PAN linking mandatory to file IT returns from July 1 Linking Aadhaar number with PAN card will become mandatory for filing tax returns starting July 1, and with just one day left for the rule to ... Read More »

India to Surpass US in Smartphone Shipments by 2019, Claims Statista

By 2019, India is expected to have almost 15 percent of the smartphone shipment market share, followed by the US with 10 percent and Brazil with four percent, a report by Germany-based market research and business intelligence portal Statista said on Friday. China is expected to maintain its leadership, with nearly half of all smartphone shipments worldwide (although no figures ... Read More »