Tech Updates

Apple MacBook Pro With 32GB RAM Predicted in 2017

Aiming to cater to the needs of professional users, Apple is predicted to offer up to 32GB of “potentially desktop-class” RAM in its high-end MacBook Pro models in 2017 and 16GB of RAM in its 12-inch MacBook. According to the

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Popular porn sites blocked in Philippines

Popular pornography websites XVideos, Redtube and Pornhub have been blocked by two ISPs in the Philippines. Customers of Smart and Sun Cellular said they could no longer access the sites on portable devices or desktop computers. Instead, users see a

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SC issues notice to Centre, Facebook, WhatsApp over data protection

New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 : The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and social media platform Facebook over a plea seeking privacy on data. Seeking a reply in two

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Facebook Germany says it will start tackling fake news in weeks

Facebook said on Sunday it would update its social media platforms in Germany within weeks to reduce the dissemination of fake news. “Last month we announced measures to tackle the challenge of fake news on Facebook,” the U.S. technology company’s

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Did Microsoft force employees to watch child porn ?

Two former Microsoft employees are suing the company claiming they developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from being forced to watch ‘horrific images’ and online videos of child pornography, murder and bestiality as part of their job. The ex-staff members argue

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Jio beats Airtel, now fastest among all 4G services: TRAI data

Reliance Jio beat Airtel, Vodafone and others, becoming the fastest among all 4G service providers in India in December 2016, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. TRAI’s MySpeed portal had previously in October revealed that

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Yahoo is not changing its name to Altaba

San Francisco [U.S.], Jan. 10: Contrary to some news reports on Monday internet giant Yahoo is not going to change its name but only a part of the company that is not being sold to Verizon will be renamed “Altaba”.

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Prototypes of Razer triple screen gaming laptop stolen

Two prototype models of a highly-anticipated gaming laptop have been stolen at the 2017 CES tech show in Las Vegas. The concept devices from gaming company Razer boasts three 4K screens and is said to be the first portable laptop

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Vodafone SuperHour scheme: Unlimited 3G, 4G data for 1 hour at Rs 16

New Delhi: Telecom operator Vodafone on Friday announced a SuperHour scheme under which it will offer unlimited 3G or 4G data for one hour at a starting price of Rs 16 for pre-paid customers. It will also offer unlimited local

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WhatsApp Users in India Sent Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s eve saw a whopping 14 billion messages being sent on WhatsApp in India as more people opted to send season’s greetings through the instant messaging platform than traditional routes like SMS and greeting cards. India is the largest

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Need help with digital payments? Dial this toll-free helpline number!

New Delhi: In a move to further encourage digital payments, the government, in collaboration with telecom and IT industry, has launched a toll-free helpline number.  Consumers who have problem with digital payments can dial the toll-free helpline number – 14444

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iPhone production to be slashed by 10% in Q1 2017: Report

New York: iPhone production is set to reduce by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as per reports in the media.  The news comes after Yahoo-owned research firm Flurry earlier this week revealed that the holiday season was

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“You script kiddies of Pakistan, do not touch Indian websites.” : Mallu Cyber Soldiers

Pakistani hackers on Wednesday hacked a server containing 148 domains of Indian airport websites including Cochin and Trivandrum. The official website of Trivandrum International Airport, Kerala was taken down and the hackers posted a message on the main page ‘Kashmiri

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TRAI Asks Reliance Jio to Explain How New Offer Doesn’t Violate Norms

Telecom regulator TRAI has asked Reliance Jio to explain why extension of its free voice and data plan should not be seen as violation of existing regulations requiring promotional offers to be limited to 90 days. TRAI shot off the

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Free Wi-Fi service at 100 railway stations

In January this year, railways launched its first free Wi-Fi services at Mumbai Central station, With Kollam in south India becoming Wi-Fi-enabled, railways have completed the task of equipping 100 stations with free Wi-Fi service across the country by the

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