IPHONE SLOWING SOFTWARE
Apple fined over $27 mn for not informing users that software update could slow iPhone
Critics accused the tech company of surreptitiously forcing users to buy phones sooner than necessary.
Apple to pay up to $500 million to settle U.S. lawsuit over slow iPhones
The preliminary proposed class-action settlement was disclosed on Fr...
Like Europe in medieval times: Coronavirus slows China’s economy
The global economy could suffer the longer China stays in low gear. It has b...
Slowed by the coronavirus, China Inc. struggles to reopen
China’s efforts to contain the virus are clashing with its push to get the country back to work.
Apple's coronavirus shock shows it is still handcuffed to the iPhone
Apple's earnings warning is an unfortunate reminder that it remain 'the iPhone company'.
Apple India slips as iPhone sales slow
The company's revenue from operation fell 19% to Rs 10,538.3 crore while profit plunged more than 70%.
Govt taps cos for suggestions to draw data storage funding
In a meeting with around 20 companies and industry associations, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) also asked Amazon, Microsoft and Wipro to compile challenges and possible solutions for data storage, and come back to the department in two weeks.
IT spend to touch $94 billion in 2020 on wings of software
According to Gartner, roughly $17.8 billion of the estimated $94 billion is considered spending in IT services and devices would be $35.4 billion. These two areas are expected to see a delay in discretionary spending or investment in digital transformation.
Lost phones can be tampered with, tracking may be limited
The central registry for stolen or lost mobiles may not be able to protect the tampering or untraceablity of the phones. The IMEI can also be changed while repairing a broken or malfunctioning mobile phone. However the IMEI number which the registry wants to block, can also be changed, say experts.
Parliament okays corporate tax cut; FM says software developers, miners not eligible for lower rates
Replying to a debate on the legislation, Sitharaman said a negative list of activities that do not constitute manufacturing has been created and will not be eligible for the lower 15 per cent tax rate for manufacturing firms that are set up after October 1 and that begin operations by 2023.
Lessons from 5 fallen tech empires over last decade
How the mighty fell: Facebook focussed on tapping into, and perhaps accelerating, expressing a personal identity on the web and also enabled connections with others while Orkut was inherently more about community than about individuals.
Apple has secret team working on satellites to beam data to devices
The iPhone maker has about a dozen engineers from the aerospace, satellite working on the project.
Hexaware stock under pressure as client troubles slow orders
Earnings guidance reduced to 17-18% from 19% after Q3 results; on the positive side, revenue from its acquisitions and growth from other verticals remain healthy
Airtel launches Wi-Fi calling service in Delhi NCR
The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India. However, currently only few smartphone models support this service which include few Apple's iPhone 6s and above models, Xiaomi's Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1; Samsung J6, A10s, On6 and M30s; and all OnePlus 7 series models.
Slowing digital biz growth to keep TCS valuation in check
Keeping currency rates constant, it grew by 1.6 per cent, the lowest in two years.
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