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State policing of social media looms

Cape Town – Big Brother will be watching you as you post those harmful messages on social media and you could end up with a three-year jail sentence. That is if the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is passed by Parliament’s justice committee. Right2Know said while they support initiatives to fight actual cybercrimes like fraud and identity theft, they… Read More »

Apple Said to Move to Ward Western Digital Off Control of Toshiba Chip Business

Apple has sought to stop Western Digital from taking control of Toshiba’s chip business by threatening not to buy its products in the future, people with knowledge of the deal said. Apple, which uses Toshiba’s NAND flash memory chips in its iPhones, is concerned about losing pricing power if Western Digital is running the operation, the sources said on Friday. However, if… Read More »

Toyota hikes prices of select models by up to Rs 1.6 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said on Wednesday it has increased prices of select models, including Innova Crysta and premium SUV Fortuner, ranging between Rs 13,000 and Rs 1.6 lakh. The decision to hike the prices has been prompted by the rise in cess from 2-7% across mid-size to large size cars and SUVs by the GST Council, TKM… Read More »

Apple Said to Move to Ward Western Digital Off Control of Toshiba Chip Business

Apple has sought to stop Western Digital from taking control of Toshiba’s chip business by threatening not to buy its products in the future, people with knowledge of the deal said. Apple, which uses Toshiba’s NAND flash memory chips in its iPhones, is concerned about losing pricing power if Western Digital is running the operation, the sources said on Friday. However, if… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Mi Note 3 Teasers Appear Online Ahead of September 11 Event

HIGHLIGHTS The teaser of the Mi Mix 2 suggests a glossy back The Mi Note 3 could sport a dual rear camera setup Both the phones are set to be unveiled on September 11 As Xiaomi gears up to steal Apple’s thunder with the launch of the Mi Mix 2 a day before the Cupertino giant’s September 12 event, the… Read More »

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone prototypes ready, but… Read More »

Android O to Be Revealed on Monday, the Day of the US Total Solar Eclipse

Google will indeed reveal Android O on Monday, the day of the US total solar eclipse, as previously rumoured. The visible shape of the solar corona during the eclipse’s totality neatly matches the symbol ‘O’, and we can expect Google to reveal the name of its latest Android version, as well as announce release dates of the final build of Android O… Read More »

Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey

Almost half of all girls in the UK have experienced some form of harassment or abuse on social media, according to a survey of more than 1,000 young people. The poll also showed that 40% of boys have received harassment online. The survey, conducted by Opinium for the children’s charity Plan International UK, involved 1,002 young people aged between 11 and… Read More »

Apple supporting LG for a smooth supply chain of OLED display for upcoming devices

Apple is investing billions of dollars to help LG get started with the production of OLED displays iPhones lined up in 2018. Apple is already behind Samsung which is currently the only company with capabilities to design and mass produce OLED displays for smartphones. KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently published a report on the matter stating that… Read More »

OnePlus 5 Users Complain of Push Notifications Advertising the OnePlus 5

Ever since the OnePlus 5 has been launched, the company has been rolling out hotfixes and updates fixing initial bugs. Now, OnePlus 5 users are complaining about unwanted push notifications, the latest one being about an online survey that potentially could get them a OnePlus 5 – this time for free. The notifications are apparently being pushed by OnePlus to many OnePlus… Read More »