Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

Facebook Inc has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, as the social network deals with a number of scandals related to privacy, fake news and election meddling. The appointment makes Clegg, former leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats and deputy to David Cameron in the 2010-2015 […]

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Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps: Report

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google will charge hardware firms up to $40 per device to use its apps under a new licensing system to replace one that the European Union this year deemed anti-competitive, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. The new fee goes into effect on Oct. 29 for any new […]

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6 Tips for Managing Data Before an Emergency Strikes

Think about planning for a natural disaster emergency that might affect your home. You’d likely store some water, flashlights, food, blankets and other essentials. The key element of your planning would be proactivity. You’d do all of the work before an emergency occurred, not during the actual crisis. If your supplies were used up after […]

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Apple MacBooks with custom ARM processors may not show up until 2021

You’ll likely have to wait longer than previously expected to buy Apple’s MacBooks with a 100% Apple-made (and ARM-supplied) silicon inside, according to the foremost Apple analyst. It may be 2020 or even 2021 before we see the first ARM-based Apple computers released, says TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, reports 9to5Mac. All reports up […]

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Now you can’t ‘escape’ by simply deleting abusive tweets

NEW DELHI: Twitter is bringing about a much needed change in its policy to deal with offensive or abusive Tweets that violates its code of conduct. With this upcoming change, Twitter users can no longer simply delete and get away with offensive content. Twitter will now categorically highlight the tweets that has been forcibly taken […]

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Building a Speed Bump for Tech Companies’ Maniacal Data Race

Facebook has been in seriously hot water for its data monetization model almost from the firm’s beginning. The Cambridge Analytica, election meddling and fake news scandals have turned up the heat. Facebook’s problems aren’t limited to the public and government backlash that spans several countries; the firm faces potentially devastating legal threats too. On the […]

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Top 3 E-Commerce Trends That Will Drive Sales in 2019

When it comes to e-commerce, it seems like one day you are in and the next you are out. With online shopping now more accessible than ever, customers steadily are becoming harder to please, and they are considering it a given that their rising expectations be met every time. Just having an online version of […]

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YouTube goes down for several users across the globe

EW DELHI: The desktop version of YouTube is reportedly down for users across the world. Some of the users have also reported that the app of the Google-owned service is also not working fine. The users who are trying to access the platform are seeing an internal error message. The search giant has acknowledged the […]

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DevOps: Let’s Talk About Security

In spite of all the high-profile breaches that seem to sweep the headlines with greater frequency, companies slowly but surely have been getting a handle on internal security practices. At this point, it’s hard to imagine any employee, in or out of the tech sector, who hasn’t been run through antiphishing training. However, security is […]

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How to Avoid 10 Mobile E-Commerce Conversion Killers

Just five years ago, mobile e-commerce was a minor part of the e-commerce landscape. Today, most online searches are carried out from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, and 40 percent of all e-commerce is carried out from smartphones. This has forever changed the e-commerce industry. Why Mobile E-Commerce Is Important for Businesses The […]

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