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Huawei P30 Pro: Outperforms rivals in premium segment

Huawei P30 Pro: Outperforms rivals in premium segment

By Krishna SinhaChaudhury New Delhi: Chinese tech major Huawei, battling a ban in the US, has put up a strong fight against rivals like iPhone maker Apple and South Korean giant Samsung in the premium smartphone segment with flagship P30 Pro. Known to be a stylish trendsetter — it was[Read More…]

Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

San Francisco: Microsoft has alerted some of its webmail users of possible hacker attacks that could access their email accounts illegally, media reports said. In an email notification to some affected users on Saturday, Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving unauthorised access to some customers’ web-based email[Read More…]

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings departs from Facebook Board

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings departs from Facebook Board

San Francisco: Facebook, which is reportedly spending $1 billion on producing original content, has announced that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not rejoin the company’s board as a director. Peggy Alford, currently senior vice president of Core Markets for PayPal, will be nominated to join the board of directors, Facebook[Read More…]

YouTube slammed for hosting controversial conspiracy theorist

YouTube slammed for hosting controversial conspiracy theorist

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube is being heavily criticised for hosting controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who is banned from several major social networking platforms for his offensive posts, on a two-hour long podcast episode accessible to its 1.8 billion global users. Eight months after being banned from[Read More…]

Google diversity chief Danielle Brown leaves amid controversies

Google diversity chief Danielle Brown leaves amid controversies

San Francisco: Google’s Chief Diversity Officer, Danielle Brown is leaving the company amid a series of controversies, including unrest over workplace issues. Brown would be replaced by Melonie Parker, who’s been serving as the company’s head of diversity, equity and inclusion. Following a year full of controversy — including the[Read More…]

Facebook exploring new ways to fight fake news fast

Facebook exploring new ways to fight fake news fast

San Francisco: With elections happening around the world month after month, Facebook is kicking off a new collaborative process with outside experts to reduce the distribution of greater quantities of misinformation in a short span of time. “One promising idea we’ve been exploring would involve relying on groups of people[Read More…]

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