• Internet
    Artificial Intelligence Offers $340 Billion Opportunity to Retail Sector: Capgemini

    The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers about $340 billion (roughly Rs. 23.8 lakh crores) cost-saving opportunity for those retail companies that are able to scale and expand the scope of their existing deployments, according to a new global study from French technology services major Capgemini. However, just one percent of retailers have achieved this […]

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    Netflix Said to Have Poached CFO From Activision Blizzard

    Netflix is expected to announce in the next few days that it has poached media finance veteran Spencer Neumann from Activision Blizzard to be its chief financial officer, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Neumann will start at Netflix in early 2019, the source said. Earlier on Monday, Activision Blizzard said in a regulatory filing that it intended […]

  • Internet
    Cyber-Attack Hits US Newspaper Distribution

    A cyber-attack caused major printing and delivery disruptions on Saturday at the Los Angeles Times and other major US newspapers, including ones owned by Tribune Publishing Co such as the Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun. The cyber-attack appeared to originate outside the United States, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a source with knowledge of the […]

  • Internet
    Google Facial Recognition Lawsuit Dismissed by US Judge

    A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engine’s photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed on Saturday by a US judge who cited a lack of “concrete injuries.” US District Judge Edmond Chang in Chicago granted a Google motion for summary judgment, saying the court lacked “subject matter jurisdiction because plaintiffs have […]

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    Netflix Users Being Targeted by Phishing Scam, US FTC Warns

    If you are a Netflix subscriber and have received a strange email, it is likely to be another phishing scam. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning for a reported email phishing scam targeted at users of the streaming service. In a phishing scam, scammers can use fake emails to pose as […]

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    YouTube Faces Outrage After Lifting Creator’s Video Without Credit

    YouTube Rewind 2018’s notoriety hasn’t even died down and the video streaming service has found itself in hot water again. The company on Wednesday was accused of exploiting the creators on its own platform after it used an edited version of a video by YouTuber Lily Hevesh to wish its Twitter followers ‘Merry Christmas’ and […]

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    Flipkart Reveals Its Best Selling Mobiles and Phone Brands of 2018

    2018 has been a remarkable year as far as smartphones are concerned. We saw some interesting trends this year as brands continued with their attempts to dazzle their prospective customers. But at the end of the day, it all comes down to which phones the consumers are actually buying. Considering its significant presence in the […]

  • Gadgets
    Google Wins US Approval for Radar-Based Hand Motion Sensor

    Alphabet’s Google unit won approval from US regulators to deploy a radar-based motion sensing device known as Project Soli. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in an order late on Monday that it would grant Google a waiver to operate the Soli sensors at higher power levels than currently allowed. The FCC said the sensors can also be […]