- Amazon donates $10 million to fight racism(22:48)
San Francisco, June 3 (IANS) Amid ongoing protests in the US over the death of African-American George Floyd, Amazon on Wednesday said it will donate a total of $10 million to organisations that are working to bring about social justice and improve the lives of Black and African Americans.
- Avast warns of 3 'fleeceware' apps on Apple App Store(19:56)
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Digital security provider Avast on Wednesday said it had discovered and reported three apps to Apples App Store, which overcharge users, do not provide the services they promote and appear to be "fleeceware".
- Wearable sensor may help to assess stress in healthcare workers(19:03)
London, June 3 (IANS) Healthcare professionals fighting Covid-19 from the frontlines spending many hours to tackle the situation and putting themselves at mental health risk, now a new study suggests that a wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare workers.
- Panic button to help women in distress developed(18:30)
By Vivek Tripathi
Varanasi, June 3 (IANS) The panic button, devised by an electronics and communication engineer, is set to play an important role in tackling domestic violence. On being pressed, it would alert the police or people nearby about violence.
- Facebook, Paypal eye digital payments market in Southeast Asia (Ld)(16:54)
San Francisco/New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With an aim to cement their position in the fast-growing digital payments market in Southeast Asia, Facebook and Paypal have invested in Gojek, Indonesia-based first and fastest growing app for ordering food, shopping, commuting and making digital payments.
- Xiaomi leads wristbands market in India with 41.9% share in Q1(15:43)
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Xiaomi has maintained its lead in the wristbands category with 41.9 per cent market share in Q1 2020 in India, although it witnessed an annual dip of 39.3 per cent from the same quarter last year, according to a report from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
- Trump's social media order violates free speech, claims lawsuit(15:41)
San Francisco, June 3 (IANS) In one of the first lawsuits challenging the executive order on preventing online censorship signed by US President Donald Trump, a digital rights group has claimed that the order violates the rights to free speech of all online platforms and individuals.
- Facebook says not sharing users' data with researchers, academics(13:18)
San Francisco, June 3 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday stressed it is not collecting or sharing personal or location data of its users with partners like academics, researchers and humanitarian professionals to deal with global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic.
- IT spending in India to plummet 8% in 2020: Gartner(13:00)
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Due to Covid-19 pandemic impact, IT spending in India will total $83.5 billion, a decline of 8.1 per cent in 2020, according to a forecast by Gartner on Wednesday. This is the first decline in IT spending experienced in India in the last five years.
- Realme Narzo 10: Decent companion for early gamers(12:31)
By Md Waquar Haider
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The late arrival of Realme Narzo series owing to Covid-19 lockdown has only made fans more curious about the much-anticipated affordable devices that offers early gamers a respite from phones in budget segment that fail to match speed, performance and power needed for gaming.
- Despite concerns, Zoom sales boom amid Covid-19 pandemic(10:58)
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Surrounded by concerns over privacy and security issues, video meet app Zoom has reported $328.2 million in revenue for its quarter that ended April 30, up 169 per cent (year-over-year) as more people join its platform in the social distancing times.