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Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Data Sharing Probe Said to Now Include FBI, SEC, FTC

A federal investigation into Facebook’s sharing of data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened to focus on the actions and statements of the tech giant and now involves three agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to people familiar with the official inquiries. Representatives for the FBI, the SEC and the Federal Trade Commission have joined the Department of Justice in its inquiries about the two ... Read More »

Instagram Introduces ‘You’re All Caught Up’ Message, Parent Company Facebook Tests Do Not Disturb Features

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram aims to help users keep track of new posts Facebook is testing snooze functionality for preset time durations Even Instagram is expected to get Do Not Disturb features Facebook-owned Instagram on Monday announced the launch of a new feature on its mobile app that is an attempt to help users cut down on excessive usage as well as help them keep track ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro Sales Surpass 5-Million Mark in India

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5-Series has crossed the mark of five million sales in India Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro were launched in February The Redmi Note 5-Series starts at Rs. 9,999 Redmi Note 5-Series has crossed the 5-million sales mark in India within four months of its launch, Xiaomi claimed on Thursday. The series, which comprises the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Rumoured to Exit Middle East, Turkey, and Africa Markets

HIGHLIGHTS Sony might exit these markets by October The development was reported by tipster Evan Blass Xperia XZ2 Premium will be launched in the US at $999.99 Japanese electronics giant Sony’s mobile division hasn’t seen much action in the past few months, or even the last couple of years for that matter. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium, the most recent smartphone from the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10+ to Feature a Massive 6.44-Inch Display: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S10+ is rumoured to come with a 6.44-inch display This is similar to what the iPhone X Plus is rumoured to offer The rumoured display size is notably the largest across all Galaxy models Samsung Galaxy S10+, which is expected to be one of the two top variants in the three model-comprising Galaxy S10 family, is now rumoured to ... Read More »

Google Calendar Adds ‘Out of Office’ Entry Type, Lets You Restrict Your Working Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Google Calendar has added a ‘Out of office’ entry type There is also an option to restrict your working hours Both new developments will be available for all G Suite users Google Calendar has received a new ‘Out of office’ entry type and an option to customise working hours to help you better balance between your work and personal time. ... Read More »

Google Home and Chromecast Global Outage Confirmed, Fix Rolling Out

“Sorry, something went wrong. Try again in a few seconds.” That’s the response that Google smart speaker users around the world heard Wednesday when they asked their devices to play music, get the weather or even respond to its “Hey, Google”prompt. But don’t worry, there’s a fix rolling out. Google confirmed there’s a problem with both their smart speakers and the Chromecast, the plug-in ... Read More »

Amazon Wants to Foster Small Independent Delivery Fleets

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon unveiled dark grey Prime-logoed vans Company wants to lease the vans to delivery businesses Amazon would provide uniforms, and insurance programs for operators Amazon on Wednesday said it would offer incentives to entice entrepreneurs to set up their own small package-delivery businesses as part of Amazon’s latest effort to solve the challenge of getting goods the last mile to ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Global Variant Spotted on Official Website, Launch Appears Imminent

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia X6 was launched in China in May Global variant was spotted on the official website Nokia X6 price starts at CNY 1,299 in China Nokia X6 was launched in China in May, and has since then been available in the country for the price starting at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs. 13,800). Ever since its launch last month, arrival of its global variant ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Design, Colour Options Confirmed in New Official Renders

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro colour options have been confirmed Xiaomi has released some renders to confirm the colour options The smartphone is launching on June 25 Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro design and colour options have been confirmed ahead of its formal launch that is set for June 25in a new series of official renders. The fresh revelation emerged days after a ... Read More »