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Google’s Upcoming Native Ad-Blocker for Chrome Reportedly Hailed by Publishers

Google is preparing to introduce an ad-blocker to Chrome browser despite fears that it would hit their online advertising revenues – a move that has been hailed by publishers in the US and Europe, the Financial Times reported. The move comes after Google was recently criticised for placement of ads on its video hosting platform YouTube. In March this year, ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Television Set-Top Boxes

Facebook Inc is creating an app for television set-top boxes, including Apple Inc’s Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The world’s biggest online social network is also in discussions with media companies to license long-form, TV-quality programming, the Journal reported on Tuesday. Facebook declined to comment. An app for set-top boxes would bring ... Read More »

Eve V Crowdfunded Windows 10 Tablet Reportedly Has Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Attention

HIGHLIGHTS Eve V has a starting price of $1,399 (Rs. 96,093) Device already back-ordered till April 2017 Company ditched slim design for larger battery Even though Microsoft’s Surface tablets are considered to be one of the best in their class, there is a new hybrid tablet that has peaked the curiosity of Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella. Eve V, a Windows ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Working on Snapchat-Like Discover Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Feature called ‘Collections’ functions similarly to Snapchat’s Discover Social networks have become a popular source of news ‘Collections’ content will be inserted directly into the News Feed In yet another attempt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook is working on a new feature which will showcase lists of curated content from publishers directly in the News ... Read More »

Flipkart’s Valuation Reportedly Slashed 38 Percent by Morgan Stanley

HIGHLIGHTS Morgan Stanley has cut its valuation of Flipkart by 38 percent This puts the valuation at $5.54 billion Flipkart says this is purely theoretical Investing firm Morgan Stanley has reportedly marked down its shares in Flipkart for the second time this year. The firm has reportedly slashed Flipkart’s valuation by 38 percent in the latest round, following a 27 ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Builds Censorship Tool to Attain China Re-Entry

Facebook Inc has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world’s biggest social media network to re-enter the world’s second largest economy after a seven-year ban, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Facebook developed the software, which suppresses posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographies, with the support of Chief Executive Mark ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Reportedly Be Sold in Emerging Markets

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Reportedly Be Sold in Emerging Markets HIGHLIGHTS A source claims that refurbished units will be sold next year The Galaxy Note 7 units will be sold in India and Vietnam markets The reason for these explosions is not yet known After unsuccessful attempts at finding the flaw in its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Receives Request From China’s Consumers Association to Investigate Bricked iPhone 6, iPhone 6s

Apple Reportedly Receives Request From China’s Consumers Association to Investigate Bricked iPhone 6, iPhone 6s HIGHLIGHTS CCA asks Apple to investigate a considerable number of iPhone 6, 6s units Once turned off, the alleged iPhone 6, 6s units cannot be switched on Apple is yet to respond on the issue China’s Consumers Association (CCA) has reportedly requested Apple to investigate ... Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Planning 300 More Job Cuts as Soon as This Week

Twitter Reportedly Planning 300 More Job Cuts as Soon as This Week HIGHLIGHTS The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce Announcement may come before Twitter releases third-quarter earnings Twitter is trying to control spending as sales growth slows Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar ... Read More »

Instagram Reportedly Testing Live Video Feature Called ‘Go Insta’

Instagram Reportedly Testing Live Video Feature Called ‘Go Insta’ HIGHLIGHTS Feature tipped to be added to Stories section Users using feature to be shown at top of page with ‘LIVE’ tag Feature to be named ‘Go Insta’ Earlier this year, Facebook started rolling out its live video feature globally. Since then, the social media networking giant has been pushing this ... Read More »