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Eric Schmidt resigning as executive chairman at Alphabet

Eric Schmidt said Thursday that he is stepping down from his role as executive chairman of Alphabet , the parent company of Google, and will begin serving n...


Airtel deposits 'interim penalty' of Rs 2.5 crore (25 million) with UIDAI

This has been done to facilitate linking of Aadhaar with mobile SIMs, the new deadline for which is 31 March, in line with the Supreme Court's directive. Airt...


Apple to Waive iOS Developer Fee for Governments and NonProfits

The official rule states: "Apps offering "loot boxes" or other mechanisms that provide randomized virtual items for purchase must disclose the odds of receivin...


Eminem Talks Dating Apps And His Feelings For Donald Trump

I also used to go to strip clubs. "I'm not going to give any away now, but I've got lines ready if he says something about me". Don Jr. was reacting to Emine...


Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo

Still, for those of you who meet Netflix's criteria, you can enjoy the best of what the service offers on your Windows 10 PC. "With this update, Netflix membe...


Facebook found a better way to fight fake news

Facebook has done things to help combat fake news, such as flagging articles as being disputed . Facebook has come under fire for selling Russian-paid pr...


3GPP signs off on new 5G specification

The companies, which included the likes of Nokia, Samsung, LG, Ericsson, AT&T , T-Mobile, China Mobile, and NTT DoCoMo, among others, wanted to fast track the ...


Samsung starts mass producing of smallest 2nd-Gen 8GB RAM

The company just announced that it has built the world's smallest 8-gigabyte DDR4 DRAM chips ever, thanks to its second-generation 10nm manufacturing process ...


New Feature Uses Facial Recognition Technology

The key thing to grasp here is that you are alerted when Facebook detects you in someone's photo - whether or not you are tagged - and you must be in the imag...


Upgraded 4K and 5K LG Monitors Announced Ahead of CES 2018

While LG is keeping all the juicy details for the show, it did reveal that the LG 32UK950 will have HDR600 support with 600cd/? of maximum brightness as well as...


Amazon's Fire TV devices add web browsers to access YouTube

The arrival of web browsers on the Amazon Fire TV is a big deal. Amazon Fire TV is now available on Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers. The Silk bro...


Amazon is killing off its Music storage subscriptions

Prime Music , which is packaged as part of Amazon's $99 yearly Prime subscription program, offers access to more than 2 million songs and more than 1,000 playli...


Amazon Starts Selling Apple TV Again, Promptly Sells Out

At the company's Worldwide Developer Conference, which took place in June in San Jose, Cook noted the Amazon app's "thousands of TV shows and movies and some g...


Pokemon Go's New AR+ Mode Revealed, Available For iPhone 6S And Up

AR Plus, though, will be a tad more intricate in the way fans come across Pokemon, as trainers will be able to "find" them hidden behind virtual bushes, prompti...


Microsoft now offering Xbox One S 500GB bundles starting at $199

Now, the game runs at a default 60 frames per second as it is, so those of you with standard televisions probably can't see all the subtle differences that come...


Microsoft to roll out 'Timeline' update for testers

It's similar to the recent tabs feature in Chrome, where you can resume sets of tabs you were viewing on another device. In addition to Timeline , this Wi...


Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Case Renders Reveal Front and Rear Design

Interestingly, the case leak reveals that the Galaxy S9 will come with a single camera setup, while the elder sibling will be loaded with dual rear cameras. I...


Facebook launches new tools to prevent unwanted friend requests and messages

Although Facebook doesn't notify users when they are blocked, it's easy for someone to figure it out: They won't be able to see the blocker's profile anymore....


"All I Want For Christmas Is You" Makes Billboard's Top 10

Released all the way back in 1994 as part of Mariah's Merry Christmas album-which was released November 1 because everyone knows Christmas starts before T...


Google Chrome to start blocking ads in February

As reported by VentureBeat the date of the implement of this new Chrome is not linked with any version of Google Chrome as the company will be releasing Cho...