Month: November 2019

The US government may expand its power to stop more foreign shipments of products with US technology to China’s Huawei, amid frustration the company’s blacklisting has failed to cut off supplies to the world’s largest telecoms equipment maker, two sources said. The US Commerce Department in May placed Huawei Technologies on a trade blacklist, citing national security concerns.
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Amazon India has kicked off Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale today to offer up to 60 percent discount on international brands. To highlight some of the tempting deals, the online marketplace has created a dedicated site that highlights the discounted prices of Bluetooth headphones, wireless speakers, tablets, robotic vacuum cleaners, and smartwatches. Amazon is
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Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic is abandoning the semiconductor business with the sale of its last business in that sector to a Taiwanese company. Panasonic said Thursday it was transferring the semiconductor business operated by Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions to Nuvoton Technology. In recent years, Panasonic has sold its semiconductor plants in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. Terms were not
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Android TV is a popular smart television operating system the world over, but has seen significant uptake in India. The platform is available on an increasing number of televisions from various brands, including Sony, Vu, TCL, and more. Like Android smartphones, Android TV devices also have Google Assistant for voice commands. Google has now announced
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India wants to conduct an audit of WhatsApp’s security systems following revelations that a spyware exploited vulnerabilities in the Facebook-owned messaging platform, technology minister said on Thursday. The Indian Computer Emergency Team (CERT-In) “sought submission of information from WhatsApp on November 9, 2019, including a need to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp’s security
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Internet slang comes and goes, but some terms stick around for years. One such example is the abbreviation SMH, which you’ll see appearing in tweets, instant messages, texts, and status updates. But what does SMH mean? And when can you use it? In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about this common
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Xiaomi, the world’s fourth largest smartphone vendor, on Wednesday reported a 3.3% revenue growth (QoQ) in the quarter that ended in September. While the results fell largely in line with analysts’ expectations, a drastic drop in the company’s growth underscores some of the struggles that handset makers are facing as they shift to services to
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The 22 member states of the European Space agency pledged Thursday to boost their funding to support more missions and research projects, including a new generation of satellites to monitor climate change. The agency’s director-general, Jan Woerner, said at the conclusion two-day ministerial meeting in Seville, Spain, that member states pledged a record three-year budget
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