Saturday, 23 Mar 2019
Category: News Updates

Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Acquisition of GitHub Approved by the EU

The European Commission on Saturday announced it has approved the $7.5 billion (roughly Rs. 51,200 crores) acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft. The Commission said that effective competition in the relevant markets would continue and Microsoft would have no incentive to undermine the open nature of GitHub’s platform. Microsoft in June announced to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform. […]

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Aadhaar Verdict: Reverification of Mobile Subscriber KYC Details Is Voluntary, Say DoT and UIDAI

The Government will not push for re-verification of mobile service customers and it will be done only if a customer opts to replace Aadhaar records with any alternate identity or address proof, the Department of Telecom (DoT) and Unique Identity Authority of India said in a joint statement Thursday. The joint statement said, the Supreme Court has prohibited issue of new […]

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Third-Gen Chromecast Up for Sale Even Before Release, Launch Expected on October 9

Google has scheduled its next big launch event for October 9 in New York, where the Google Pixel 3 range is largely expected to witness an unveiling. However, this Google event might also see other Google hardware products getting showcased such as a recently leaked Google Home Hub smart speaker with a display and a next-gen Chromecast model. An interesting development has […]

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Wear OS 2.1 With Enhanced Google Fit Integration, Improved Google Assistant Now Starts Rolling Out

Wear OS 2.1 smartwatch software with a redesigned interface and improved Google Assistant support is now rolling out. The update was promised to reach compatible smartwatches sometime this month. Among other new features, the latest Wear OS update brings enhanced Google Fit integration that offers activity goals similar to Activity rings on Apple Watch. You also just need to swipe up to view all […]

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Global Internet of Things Cellular Connections to Cross 5 Billion by 2025

Global Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will cross the 5 billion-mark by 2025 and China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of such connections, a new report said on Friday. According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Internet of Things service, Global IoT cellular connection grew 72 percent in the first half of 2018 – a considerable […]

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Oculus Quest All-in-One VR System Announced

Facebook-owned Oculus announced the Oculus Quest. It’s an all-in-one VR system that Oculus claims has six degrees of freedom. This allows you to walk and look in any direction in a virtual space just as you would in the real world without additional wires or sensors or a PC. The Oculus Quest price is $399 (around Rs. […]

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