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UC Browser offers 20 GB storage via in-app cloud service
UC Drive will give 20 GB of free storage via its in-app cloud storage service offering for Indian individual users. This is UC Drive’s first launch in the global market. India makes up for about 50% of UC Browser’s global downloads, according to a release.
Not so private: Dating apps accused of sharing intimate user data with other businesses
Tech companies have come under increased scrutiny ove...
UC Browser to provide in-app cloud storage
UC Drive will be able to sync stored videos, songs, photos, and more across all the UC users’ mobi...
JNU violence: Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to provide information sought by police
The court also asked police to seize at the earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which the January 5 violence was allegedly coordinated.
TRAI launches Complaint Management System (CMS) app and portal
The newly launched Complaint Management System will feature rule-based redress of complaints related to Value Added Services (VAS). Using the CMS portal or the app consumers will be able to fetch details of VAS services activated on their phone.
HC seeks response of police, WhatsApp, Google on plea to preserve data of JNU violence
The counsel said police has also written to WhatsApp to preserve data of two groups "Unity Against Left" and "Friends of RSS" including messages, pictures and videos and phone numbers of members, related to JNU violence incident.
AppViewX plans to hire 300 people in India, expand operations
AppViewX’s focus on product innovation will help speed up its global expansion plans and help “establish the company as the most advanced certificate lifecycle management and network automation platform”, Purushotaman, founder and chief technology officer, was quoted saying in a press release.
BharatPe appoints Dhruv Bahl as Head of Operations
The company said he will be responsible for overall operations across merchant acquisitions, servicing, payments, lending and commerce. Bahl has previously worked at Fortis, Bain & Company, PayTM and Airtel Payments Bank and Roadzen. The company, which was launched in 2018, raised a total of $65.5 mn in two rounds of funding last year.
Looking for love? Last weekend of Jan & Valentine week best time to go on a date
Dating Sunday – the first Sunday of a new year – is the biggest day for singles hoping to meet a match online.
Rajya Sabha Panel submits report on tackling child porn, recommendations could include changes in POCSO Act
The panel may want the POSCO Act to consider as an offence the act of “advocating or counselling sexual activity” to a minor, and may want an international cyber crime reporting portal to facilitate the reporting of sexual crimes against children from all over the world. The panel is learnt to have submitted its report to RS chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents
Potholes in India are not only annoying, but claim thousands of lives every year. Bengaluru-based RoadMetrics AI-based solution alerts riders of impending dangers in roads such as potholes, cracks, and damaged roads.
The rise of unconventional corporate team-building activities
From racing to wine lessons to building food trucks, team-building is now as unconventional as it gets.
Apple's news service reaches 100 million users, App Store sales expand
Apple gave the figures in its annual early January update on its services businesses. Apple's overall services segment revenue rose 16% to $46.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year ended on Sept. 28, 2019, while its iPhone segment sales fell 14% to $142.4 billion.
This app detects tuberculosis by listening to the sound of your cough
A machine learning algorithm was fed data of nearly 7000 infected TB cough. The result- a mobile app that can detect TB with over 85% accuracy. For India, which has the highest number of patients suffering from TB in the world, this can be path-breaking.
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