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    Delivery Hero Cedes German Market to Takeaway.com

    Takeaway.com and Delivery Hero have settled a costly struggle for supremacy in the German food delivery market, with Takeaway agreeing to buy its larger rival’s businesses there for EUR 930 million ($1.1 billion roughly Rs. 7,700 crores). Markets greeted the agreement as a win for both companies. Shares in Dutch-listed Takeaway jumped 23 percent, while Delivery Hero gained […]

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    Google Gets EU E-Money Licence in Lithuania Amid Brexit Uncertainty

    Lithuania’s central bank said Friday it has granted Google a pan-European e-money licence as the Baltic eurozone state seeks to attract firms concerned that Brexit may bar them from the EU market. Google Payment Lithuania “will be able to issue electronic money and provide payment services to ensure smooth operation of its marketplaces across Europe”, […]

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    Google Now Uses Mobile-First Indexing for Over Half the Pages Shown in Search Results Globally

    Google has said that its algorithms now use mobile-first indexing for over half of the pages shown in search results globally. Google introduced mobile-first indexing about two years ago as it found that an increasing number of people were searching on Google using a smartphone. This marked an important shift in its indexing as Google’s ranking systems earlier typically […]

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    Google Denies It Altered YouTube Code to Slow Down Microsoft Edge

    Google has denied it altered YouTube code to break Microsoft Edge, thus slowing down its performance while users streamed YouTube videos – a claim made by a former Microsoft intern. Microsoft Edge is a Web browser included in Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, and Xbox One devices, replacing Internet Explorer as the default Web browser. According to a […]

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    Most Firms Bet Big on 5G but Wary of Network Readiness: Gartner

    Betting big on Internet of Things (IoT)-based communications and video analytics/streaming, nearly two-third of organisations globally plan to deploy the 5G technology by 2020 but are wary of the lack of readiness of communications service providers (CSPs) in making 5G networks ready by then, a Gartner survey said on Wednesday. The IoT communications remains the […]

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    Google ‘Web Rangers’ Contest to Promote Internet Safety Is Back in Its 4th Edition

    To spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship, Google on Wednesday announced the fourth edition of its ‘Web Rangers’ contest that will reward school students who know how to stay smart, safe and savvy online. The competition aims to encourage teenagers to unlock creativity in highlighting the importance of cyber safety, the company […]

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    ARM Cortex-A65AE SoC Unveiled, Aimed at Self-Driving Car Sensors

    ARM Holdings, the chip technology firm owned by SoftBank Group Corp, on Tuesday pushed deeper into the automotive world with chip aimed at handling the streams of sensor data expected to help self-driving cars eventually navigate the roads, pushing further into turf being contested by Intel Corp and others. ARM’s newest chip design is called the […]

  • Internet
    Most Firms Bet Big on 5G but Wary of Network Readiness: Gartner

    Betting big on Internet of Things (IoT)-based communications and video analytics/streaming, nearly two-third of organisations globally plan to deploy the 5G technology by 2020 but are wary of the lack of readiness of communications service providers (CSPs) in making 5G networks ready by then, a Gartner survey said on Wednesday. The IoT communications remains the […]