- Hyper-local, personalised avatar 'HikeMoji' rolled out in India(12:24)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) Heating up the competition in the personal emoji space, cross-platform instant messaging app Hike on Wednesday introduced HikeMoji for all users, which is being touted as the country's first hyper-local and personalised avatar.
- 'Apple Tags' tracking devices may launch later this year(10:37)
San Francisco, Feb 19 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Universal Scientific Industrial, Shanghai-based manufacturing company will begin supplying the system-in-package for company's upcoming Ultra Wideband item tracking tags in the second to third quarter of 2020.
- Walmart paid $12bn worth dividends in 2019, Amazon paid $0(10:37)
San Francisco, Feb 19 (IANS) Retail giant Walmart spent $11.8 billion in 2019 on dividends and bought back shares of stock from its shareholders while its closest competitor Jeff Bezos-owned Amazon paid nothing to Wall Street investors, despite generating $13 billion more than Walmart in cash.
- Remove Zuckerberg and Sandberg from Facebook: Soros(22:24)
San Francisco, Feb 18 (IANS) Billionaire philanthropist George Soros on Tuesday called for the removal of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Shreyl Sandberg over the company's policy on political ads in the US presidential election year.
- 'OTT players may invest Rs 250 cr in content, distribution'(20:11)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) With the growing audience in India for over-the-top (OTT) platforms, OTT players are likely to invest around Rs 250 crore for content creation and distribution, said a report by the Mobile Marketing Association India and GroupM, a media investment group.
- Zyfra installs 9,000 machine monitoring systems globally(19:53)
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS) Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Tuesday that it has connected 9,000 computerised numerical control (CNC) machines worldwide, including in India, to its MDCplus real-time machine monitoring and manufacturing data collection systems.
- Spread of coronavirus-themed malware on the rise(18:49)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) At a time when the deadly coronavirus is taking a toll on the tech industry with the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 getting cancelled, a coronavirus-themed spam is spreading Emotet malware, security researchers said on Tuesday.
- T-Hub to mentor 30 incubators in India (Lead)(16:53)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Hyderabad-based global start-up catalyst T-Hub on Tuesday said it has won Startup India and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade's (DPIIT) bid to nurture 30 select incubators in India.
- Messenger Signal ready to go mainstream, take on WhatsApp(16:22)
San Francisco, Feb 18 (IANS) Privacy centric messaging app Signal is gearing up to take on Facebook-owned WhatsApp as it is mulling to go mainstream now and put the $50 million infusion from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton to good use.
- Oppo smartwatch to feature curved 3D glass(15:27)
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is expected to launch its new smartwatch alongside the Find X2 flagship smartphone sometime next month, and now, the company Vice President Brian Shen has confirmed that the upcoming smartwatch will feature curved 3D glass display.