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Yahoo aims to phase out passwords with new service

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Yahoo’s next step in password security is to eliminate them altogether. Starting on Thursday, the company announced, users of the Yahoo Mail app on both iOS and Android will have access to a new service called Yahoo Account Key, which … Continue reading

WhatsApp now lets you backup conversations, photos and videos to Google Drive

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We had earlier reported about how WhatsApp has been testing its new update to the Android app which will let you backup your WhatsApp conversations to Google Drive. Scott Johnston, Director of Product Management has now officially announced the feature. … Continue reading

Google rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Nexus

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Google has announced that it has started rolling out the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus users. The Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player will get an over the air (OTA) software update to Android 6.0 … Continue reading

Apple acquires Perceptio, a startup developing AI technology for smartphones

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Apple has reportedly acquired Perceptio, a startup developing technology to allow companies to run artificial intelligence systems on smartphones. As of now, no financial details of the deal have been disclosed. Colin Johnson, a company spokesman stated, “Apple buys smaller … Continue reading

Twitter rolls out new feature called Highlights on Android

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Micro-blogging website Twitter has said it was launching a new feature called Highlights on the Android platform. The new feature, which will support over 35 languages, will enable users to see a summary of Twitter activities based on their earlier … Continue reading

‘Shoto’ photo sharing app for friends launched for Android and iOS

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Indian-origin entrepreneur Sachin Dev Duggal, based in San Francisco, on Friday globally launched a new photo sharing app “Shoto” here. “A trillion pictures were taken on a smartphone in the last one year which goes to show the engagement by … Continue reading

Xiaomi officially working on its first laptop

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Recently, there were reports of Chinese company Xiaomi – popular for its smartphones –working towards a new laptop range. Since Xiaomi borrows heavily from Apple in terms of design, the range of laptops are expected to take on Apple’s Macbook range. … Continue reading

Microsoft develops its own version of Linux-based OS for cloud-based services

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Microsoft is currently working on a Linux-based operating system which will not be running on desktops or laptops but, is aimed at driving the networking hardware in the enterprise space. The company is working on building Azure Cloud Switch (ACS), a software which … Continue reading

Facebook will not withdraw internet.org from India

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Defending its free Internet platform internet.Org, Facebook on Thursday said net neutrality principle arose when operators started selling different levels of speed to provide faster access to certain services.   “When users purchase Internet access, they should be able to … Continue reading

LG will host an event on 1 October in New York; may announce the dual-display V10

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LG has sent out invites to the media for an event which will take place on October 1 in New York City. The company has not announced as to what it will unveil but it looks like LG will unveil the … Continue reading