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US FTC Said to Be Probing Allegations of Amazon’s Deceptive Discounting

HIGHLIGHTS FTC is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers Amazon’s pricing discounts and offers on items is under scanner An analysis found that in 61 percent of products with reference prices As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods , the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close ... Read More »

Google Quantum Computing Services Said to Be Available to Researchers

For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the company is thinking of ways to turn the project into a business. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has offered science labs and artificial intelligence researchers early access to its quantum machines over the internet in recent months. The goal is to ... Read More »

Symantec Said to Be Considering Sale of Its Web Certificates Business

Cyber-security firm Symantec is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,457 crores) and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet Inc’s Google, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Google said in March that it was investigating Symantec’s failure to properly validate its certificates, which confirm that websites can be trusted. Symantec ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Notification LED Light Removal Said to Be a Conscious Decision

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6 to miss out notification LED light The international variants of the Nokia 6 to miss the feature Nokia 6 to go on sale in India this month HMD Global’s first Nokia-branded smartphone was the Nokia 6 which was also popular as the comeback smartphone for the legendary Finnish brand. Now, a new detail about the global Nokia ... Read More »

Facebook Said to Have Received Nod to Set up Indonesia Unit

Facebook Inc has received an in-principle approval to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia, said a senior government source from the Southeast Asian nation, home to the social networking giant’s fourth-largest user base. Indonesia has been pushing multinational technology firms to be locally incorporated, arguing that companies such as Alphabet Inc’s Google set up small business entities to provide ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy Note 8 likely to launch in second half this year The new Note phablet said to come with Snapdragon 836 SoC The phone also likely to feature 6GB RAM Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims ... Read More »

Snapdeal-Flipkart Sale Approval Said to Have Been Given by Nexus to SoftBank

Japan’s SoftBank has secured the crucial nod from co-investor Nexus Venture Partners (NVP) for sale of Snapdeal to India’s largest e-commerce firm, Flipkart, sources said. SoftBank – the largest shareholder in Snapdeal – had secured a go-ahead from the founders and Kalaari last month. However, NVP was not in agreement over the valuation suggested by the Japanese firm and hectic ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Disney Said to Have Dropped Twitter Pursuit Partly Over Image

HIGHLIGHTS Walt Disney was earlier said to be in the line to bid for Twitter Salesforce and Google earlier backed out from the bidding Twitter is reported to be seeking about $30 billion for its sale Walt Disney Co. decided not to pursue a bid for Twitter Inc. partly out of concern that bullying and other uncivil forms of communication ... Read More »

Google Said to Revive Plan to Construct London Headquarters

Google Said to Revive Plan to Construct London Headquarters Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, is seeking a construction firm to build its new London headquarters in the King’s Cross district after reviving plans for the project, according to two people familiar with the matter. The technology giant has invited building companies to pitch to construct the project, which ... Read More »