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Google Datally App Gets New Features to Help Save Data, Including Daily Limits

Google is updating its Datally app to give users more ways to control data usage on their smartphones. In November 2017, the company had introduced the Datally appdesigned to help Android smartphone users stay under the limits of pricey mobile data packages in developing countries, including India. The service lists data consumption by the app and enables users to shut off data ... Read More »

Adobe Document Cloud Refreshed With New Features for Scan, Sign, PDF, and More

American software giant Adobe on Tuesday announced updates to its suite of products under Adobe Document Cloud. Adobe Scan, the company’s PDF scanner mobile app, now gets more features with the ability to now automatically save new digital business contacts in the smartphone. The company said it had also advanced its partnership with Microsoft, adding new integrations for the Redmond company’s cloud services. As ... Read More »

ACT Fibernet Broadband Plans Now Offer Up to 3 Months Free for Xiaomi Mi LED TV Users

HIGHLIGHTS ACT Fibernet has partnered with Xiaomi to offer special broadband plans Mi TV buyers will get up to 3 months of free broadband connection The plans are valid in Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad Internet service provider ACT Fibernet (Atria Convergence Technologies) on Tuesday introduced special broadband plans for Xiaomi Mi LED TV users. As part of this partnership with Xiaomi, ACT Fibernet will ... Read More »

Huawei Debuts Internet of Vehicle Platform for Connected Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has released its “OceanConnect IoV” platform Huawei IoV platform supports hundreds of millions of connections Dedicated to building a fully connected world: Huawei Entering the connected vehicle era, technology major Huawei has released its “OceanConnect IoV” (Internet of Vehicles) platform that will enable digital transformation for automobile manufacturers. Announcing the IoV platform at the computer expo “CeBIT 2018” here on ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Declines to Lowest Since February

Bitcoin tumbled to its lowest level since February as the meltdown in the world’s largest digital currency accelerated, renewing concern about the long-term viability of the much-hyped alternative to traditional currencies. The price of the digital coin fell as much as 4.6 percent Tuesday to $6,450.01 (roughly Rs. 4.4 lakhs), bringing the slide for the year to more than 50 percent. ... Read More »

Twitter to Add Special Labels to Political Candidates in US

Twitter says it’s adding special labels to tweets from some US political candidates ahead of this year’s midterm elections. Twitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information” and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. Both the candidate’s account and the tweets from it will get labels. ... Read More »

Google Home Beats Amazon Echo to Lead Global Smart Speakers Market in Q1 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 3.2 million Google Home, Mini devices shipped in Q1 2018 2.5 million Echo devices shipped in Q1 2018 Total of 9 million smart speaker units shipped After the first quarter analysis of the wearable segment, Canalys now takes a look at the relatively new but disruptive smart speaker market globally. The total number of shipments reached 9 million in the ... Read More »

YouTube for Web Gets Chat and Share Features; Android Users Get Collapse Video Controls

HIGHLIGHTS A new chat icon in the title bar allows you to message on YouTube Android users get a new collapse video feature with more controls YouTube tests a new way of showing videos in your subscription feed YouTube, one of Google’s most successful products, has been a constant work in progress, with new features being added and tested continuously. The company ... Read More »

PornHub VPNhub for Secure Browsing Launched for Mobile and Desktop

HIGHLIGHTS VPNhub keeps your browsing data confidential It is available on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS devices There is an ad-free VPNhub Premium version priced at Rs. 720 Adult entertainment site PornHub has launched its own VPN service with free and unlimited bandwidth. Aptly named VPNhub, the virtual private network is meant to encrypt and secure data connections to protect users’ personal information. It essentially ... Read More »

Google’s Advanced Protection Program Now Supports Apple’s iOS Apps

HIGHLIGHTS Apple apps can now access Google data of Advanced Protection users Google earlier restricted the access to only Google apps This program protects users’ data from phishing and hacking Last October, Alphabet’s Google launched an Advanced Protection Program in order to provide stronger security for varied users such as government officials and journalists who are at a higher risk of being ... Read More »