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Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against 'data colonisation'

Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against ‘data colonisation’

Gandhinagar, Invoking Mahatma Gandhi’s movement against colonisation, Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead a fight against “data colonisation”, saying that Indian data must be “owned and controlled” by Indians. “I pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our[Read More…]

“Data is the new oil”, Jio founder Mukesh Ambani’s veiled attack on Facebook, Google

Speaking at Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Friday, Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani raised his concerns on data colonisations by the global companies. Ambani said, “Gandhi ji led India’s movement against political colonisation, today we have to collectively launch a new movement against data colonisation.” “In this data[Read More…]

Millions of Fortnite players vulnerable to hacking: Researchers

Millions of Fortnite players vulnerable to hacking: Researchers

New Delhi, Nearly 80 million players of the popular online battle game Fortnite are at increased hacking risk, said researchers from cyber security firm Check Point who discovered vulnerabilities that can give hackers access into user accounts. If exploited, the vulnerability would enable hackers purchase virtual in-game currency using the[Read More…]

Fossil Group sells smartwatch technology to Google for $40mn

San Francisco, Global watch and accessories maker Fossil Group has announced to sell its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million. As part of the transaction that is expected to close this month, a portion of Fossil Group’s research and development (R&D) team currently supporting the transferring intellectual property (IP)[Read More…]

New Twitter bug exposed Android users’ private tweets

San Francisco, A bug in Twitter exposed private tweets of some Android users for over five years when they made changes in their settings, like changing the email address linked to their accounts. According to the micro-blogging platform, the bug (now fixed) disabled the “Protect your Tweets” setting if certain[Read More…]

OPPO could showcase 10x zoom lens for smartphones in Feb

OPPO could showcase 10x zoom lens for smartphones in Feb

San Francisco, Chinese handset maker OPPO has confirmed that it is working on a 10x zoom lens smartphone camera system with optical image stabilisation, the media reported. The technology is similar to the 5x zoom prototype the company displayed in March 2017 and this time it is essentially three prime[Read More…]

Facebook commits $300 mn to support local news

Facebook commits $300 mn to support local news

San Francisco, Facebook has announced to invest over $300 million over the next three years to support local news organisations. In a blog post, Campbell Brown, Vice President, Global News Partnerships, said that Facebook wants to support local journalists and newsrooms with their news gathering needs in the immediate future[Read More…]

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