- Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps(15:41)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase in the number of searches for WeChat. On the same day, the percentage increase in the number of times apps like Weibo, Shareit, and UC Browser were 57, 78, and 82 percent, respectively, reveals study by SEMrush.
- IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition(15:20)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Indian Federation for Fashion Development's (IFFD) will be holding the second Instagram edition of the fashion event India Runway Week from September 17-20.
- SonyWF-XB700: Value for money earbuds(12:18)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sony India recently introduced the latest addition to its truly wireless category, with the launch of WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N headphones.
- Adopt Cloud fast to beat pandemic blues: Indian tech honchos(11:20)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown forced enterprises in India to shift their operations overnight to immediately accommodate a remote workforce. During four months of working remotely, they faced unprecedented challenges in how to manage their business continuity in light of the burdens placed on capacity, productivity and security.
- Let us code for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM(18:37)
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Saturday, launched the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge to identify the best Indian apps, already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale up and become world class.
- 'Threatened' Zoom says not worried about JioMeet competition(11:57)
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) With Reliance Jio launching a Make in India free video-conferencing application JioMeet that directly takes on Zoom, the US-based company said on Saturday they are not worried about the upcoming competition and know what it takes to become a successful unified communications platform.
- Popular Galaxy 'M' series set to hit refresh: Samsung's Asim Warsi(11:21)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) To compete with the growing share of Chinese players like Xiaomi and Vivo in the mid-budget segment, Samsung came up with a brand new, online-exclusive Galaxy M series for millennials as an online exclusive in January last year.
- iPhone may soon replace your passport, driver's license(11:04)
San Francisco, July 4 (IANS) After letting you open your car with a digital ley, Apple is planning to upgrade iPhones with technology that would replace physical documents such as library cards, driver's licenses, passports and other documents used for verification.
- OnePlus 8: Perfect sibling to 8 Pro, saves you Rs 13K too(10:20)
By Md Waquar Haider
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Its been some time since OnePlus released its latest flagship smartphones OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, and both devices have also received few software updates improving the experiences along with camera qualities.
- PUBG Mobile's lifetime revenue hits $3bn, India tops download chart(10:04)
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Battle Royale title game PUBG Mobile has seen a global revenue gain of $1.3 billion (roughly Rs 9,731 crore) in the first half of this year, bringing its lifetime collection to $3 billion (nearly Rs 22,457 crore) with the highest number of downloads in India which ranks at the top with 175 million installs.
- EU regulators begin closer scrutiny of $2.1bn Google-Fitbit deal(09:49)
London, July 4 (IANS) After issuing a warning in February about potential privacy risks of Google having access to Fitbits data, the European Union (EU) regulators have now sent detailed questionnaires to their rivals, asking them to assess how the acquisition can affect the digital healthcare space.