• Internet
    Netflix Users Being Targeted by Phishing Scam, US FTC Warns

    If you are a Netflix subscriber and have received a strange email, it is likely to be another phishing scam. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning for a reported email phishing scam targeted at users of the streaming service. In a phishing scam, scammers can use fake emails to pose as […]

  • Internet
    YouTube Faces Outrage After Lifting Creator’s Video Without Credit

    YouTube Rewind 2018’s notoriety hasn’t even died down and the video streaming service has found itself in hot water again. The company on Wednesday was accused of exploiting the creators on its own platform after it used an edited version of a video by YouTuber Lily Hevesh to wish its Twitter followers ‘Merry Christmas’ and […]

  • Internet
    Flipkart Reveals Its Best Selling Mobiles and Phone Brands of 2018

    2018 has been a remarkable year as far as smartphones are concerned. We saw some interesting trends this year as brands continued with their attempts to dazzle their prospective customers. But at the end of the day, it all comes down to which phones the consumers are actually buying. Considering its significant presence in the […]

  • Gadgets
    Google Wins US Approval for Radar-Based Hand Motion Sensor

    Alphabet’s Google unit won approval from US regulators to deploy a radar-based motion sensing device known as Project Soli. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in an order late on Monday that it would grant Google a waiver to operate the Soli sensors at higher power levels than currently allowed. The FCC said the sensors can also be […]

  • Internet
    OneWeb Satellite Service Said to Offer Selling Minority Stake to Russia

    US satellite start-up OneWeb has offered to sell a minority stake to Russia, a move it hopes will allay Moscow’s concerns about the company’s plan to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, three sources familiar with the matter said. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said in October it was against the project servicing Russia for […]

  • Computing
    Ministry of Home Affairs’ Snooping Order Challenged in Supreme Court

    Challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Centres order empowering central agencies and the Delhi Police to snoop on all computers, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court on Monday seeking quashing of the December 20 order. The order by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) authorised 10 central agencies, including the Intelligence […]

  • Internet
    Indian Mobile Websites Score Low on Speed, Finds Google-Accenture Study

    Compared to other Asia-Pacific mobile sites, those from India fall behind on speed and therefore run the risk of poor conversions, a new study has warned. Indian mobile websites, however, score high on product and mobile page design and ‘findability’, according to the Google-commissioned study from Accenture Interactive. The study benchmarked over 110 Indian mobile websites […]