• Internet
    Sprint Is Throttling Microsoft’s Skype Service, Study Finds

    Sprint Corp. has been slowing traffic to Microsoft Corp.’s Internet-based video chat service Skype, according to new findings from an ongoing study by Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. More than 100,000 consumers have used the researchers’ Wehe smartphone app to test Internet connections. Information from those tests are aggregated and analysed by the researchers […]

  • Science Updates
    Opera Invests $30 Million in Entertainment Company StarMaker

    Internet browser provider Opera announced a strategic investment of $30 million (roughly Rs. 219 crores) into US-based music and entertainment company – StarMaker – to accelerate growth and explore shared opportunities for both the enterprises, an official statement said on Tuesday. With an engaged user base in India, Indonesia and the Middle East, StarMaker lets users record and […]

  • News Updates
    PUBG PS4 Release Could Happen as Early as December, Reports Suggest

    PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds aka PUBG might finally release on the PS4 in December, according to multiple reports. This comes as a user claims to have seen PUBG on Sony’s server while a gaming analyst also suggested a December release date for PUBG on the PlayStation 4. On Monday, members of video gaming forum ResetEraunearthed a post from October […]

  • Science Updates
    Germany Must Close Digital Technology Gap, Merkel Ally Says

    Germany must learn to “promote not impede” the use of artificial intelligence, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said, as it seeks to close a digital technology gap between it and other leading economies. Merkel’s cabinet is holding a two-day retreat next week, at the end of which it wants to present an artificial intelligence […]

  • Gadgets
    Pixel, Nexus Devices Receiving November Android Security Patch; Fixes Wireless Charging Issue on Pixel 3 Series

    Like clockwork, Google has commenced the rollout of Android’s November 2018 security update bringing with it a few improvements and critical bug fixes. It not only brings the Google Assistant shortcut to the Pixel Launcher on the Pixel 2₹ 36,099 series, the update also fixes picture-in-picture performance, notification stability, and a specific set of Pixel-related software fixes […]

  • Internet
    Web Creator Berners-Lee Launches Contract for Better Internet

    Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has launched a campaign to persuade governments, companies and individuals to sign a “Contract for the Web” set of principles designed to defend a free and open Internet. Berners-Lee, who hatched the Web in 1989, said a sense of optimism about the Internet had been damaged by abuses […]

  • Science Updates
    China, France Launch Satellite to Study Climate Change

    . China sent its first ever satellite built in partnership with another country into space on Monday, a device tasked with helping scientists better predict dangerous cyclones and climate change by monitoring ocean surface winds and waves. A Long March 2C carrier rocket blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China’s Gobi […]