Apple wins iPhone 6 patent case in Beijing

By : CIOL Writers

Turning the tables on a (now) defunct Chinese company, Shenzhen Baili, Apple has won a patent lawsuit in China, marking a huge victory for the Cupertino giant. Last year, the Chinese company filed a lawsuit against Apple, over the exterior design of

Uber suspends self-driving car tests after Arizona crash

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Self-driving cars, equipped with latest technology may have all the safety gear and features but at the end of the day they have to ply amidst human users and hence the ruckus. The latest high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona involving

Its game over for Gtalk

By : CIOL Writers

Google talk, better known as Gtalk or GChat is finally getting replaced with Hangouts, which was first released in 2013 to take its place. Apparently, Google left users an option to stick with the older interface if they wanted to. But,

With YouTube’s push India witnesses massive growth of content creators in 2016

By : CIOL Writers

YouTube has been significantly boosting its effort to make India one of the most active content creator communities in Asia. Last year, the Google-owned company launched several features to lure content creators to make exciting videos and expand their fan

Apple’s latest patent reveals an iPhone-powered MacBook

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Apple is onto something quirky. After creating rage with its iPhones and MacBooks, the Cupertino-giant is now planning to add a touchscreen to your MacBook. By touchscreen, we mean the screen of your iPhone or iPad, which will power your

Facebook integrates reactions and @mentions into Messenger

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After launching Messenger Day, the social media giant, Facebook is rolling out Reactions and Mentions for its Messenger platform. In a blog post, Facebook announced that the two new features are aimed to improve group conversations. “Today, we’re introducing two

Bharti Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks’ 4G business

By : CIOL Writers

Indian telecom sector is witnessing yet another consolidation move with Bharti Airtel entering into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including the Broadband Wireless Access spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles, the country’s largest

Twitter is testing paid version of the TweetDeck

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Amid struggling ad business, Twitter is looking for ways to make more money. The micro-blogging site is planning to create a paid version of the TweetDeck, a free online tool that helps users to manage multiple accounts. Twitter has reportedly

Apple is going steady with its AR projects

By : CIOL Writers

Apple rarely speaks about its budding ventures and projects. But the rumours and leaks in the virtual world always keep us abreast with what’s underway at Cupertino. Just like its self-driving cars, Apple has been quite secretive about its augmented reality

Verizon and AT&T next to boycott advertising on Google’s network

By : CIOL Writers

Along with Havas, the world’s sixth-largest advertising and marketing company, AT&T and Verizon have also joined the boycott against Google for displaying their brand’s ads alongside controversial content – videos promoting terrorism or anti-Semitism. AT&T and Verizon are the latest to

Its a ‘No’ from Indian govt for Apple’s ‘Tax Incentive Demands’

By : CIOL Writers

The Indian government has rejected ‘most of the demands’ on tax incentives that Apple had sought for establishing a manufacturing base in the country. According to an ET report, Department of Revenue in Commerce Ministry said ‘no’ to the tax incentives which among

Facebook expands its live streaming abilities to desktop & laptops

By : CIOL Writers

Finally, vloggers can post live video from desktops or laptop as Facebook is opening the gates of Live Video to desktops, PC and laptops, which was previously available exclusively for mobile users. The social media behemoth announced in a blog post

Apple acquires automation app Workflow

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Apple has acquired popular automation app Workflow for an undisclosed sum, reports TechCrunch. Workflow is an iOS app that makes it possible for people to build custom actions involving multiple apps. Some of the examples of tasks for which Workflow can be

Instagram now has 1mn monthly advertisers

By : CIOL Writers

Last year was an exceptional year for Instagram. The photo-sharing app launched more updates in the past 12 months than it had ever done before. And looks like the updates have paid off well. From 200,000 active advertisers last year, Instagram now claims one

Google Maps to enable real-time location sharing with friends and family

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Google has announced a new real—time location sharing feature for Google Maps to let users on Android and iOS share their real-time location with friends, family, and colleagues and these people will be able to see the location on Android, iPhone,

ManageEngine’s IT management suite will be integrated into parent co. Zoho’s business apps

CHENNAI, INDIA: Announcing its strategy to align IT with business objectives, IT management company, ManageEngine said it will integrate its suite of IT management software into the cloud-based business apps of parent company Zoho. The expanded ManageEngine-Zoho relationship promises to push IT-business alignment

Reliance Jio says Ookla results are misleading

By : Riddhi Sharma

The Airtel vs. Reliance Jio speed test war takes another turn. While both the parties have not once changed their stands. Reliance Jio continues to question Ookla’s Speedtest methods. Including their claims that Ookla is not recognised by either TRAI

Samsung finally launches its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay in India

By : CIOL Writers

South-Korean electronic giant Samsung has finally launched its own mobile payments system — Samsung Pay in India. The official launch of the app comes around two weeks after Samsung introduced its mobile payment service for select users in India who signed

Google releases the first developer preview for Android O

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Even before we could move over Android Nougat, Google has released the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system. Android O is here, only for developers, though. Like last year’s (out of the blue) Nougat announcement, Google has launched the

Digital Engineering: Implanting Change, One Step At A Time

Siva Perubotla What is the objective of any exercise in engineering? I see it, at its