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Apple says it will manufacture iPhone 14 in India

The company launched the flagship iPhone 14 at an event earlier this month.
By Reuters Sep. 26, 2022
Govt bemoans lack of skilled ICT staff
Govt bemoans lack of skilled ICT staff
Muswere was speaking during the launch of the 2022 Huawei Seeds for the Future programme in Harare on Monday.
By Miriam Mangwaya Sep. 14, 2022
Google faces $25.4 bln damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices
Google's adtech has recently drawn scrutiny from antitrust regulators following complaints from publishers.
By Reuters Sep. 13, 2022
How can Arkansas be a Suitable US state for Bitcoin Trading?
Arkansas is a great state for starting a Bitcoin trading business
By Newsday News Sep. 11, 2022
Google, Apple facing anti-competitive complaint in Mexico
In his online statement, de Swaan Addati said Google's Play store and Apple's store charge 15%-20% commission, forcing price inflation.
By Reuters Sep. 10, 2022
Instagram fined 405m over children's data privacy
But last year, it fined WhatsApp €225m, while Luxembourg's data authority fined Amazon a record €746m.
By BBC News Sep. 6, 2022
Meta, Qualcomm sign pact on custom virtual reality chips
Engineering and product teams of both companies will work together to produce the chips, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon platforms
By Reuters Sep. 2, 2022
Twitter sues Elon Musk to hold him to $44bn takeover deal

“Musk apparently believes that he – unlike every other party subject to Delaware contract law – is free to change his mind, trash the company, disrupt its operations, destroy stockholder value, and walk away,” said the lawsuit on Tuesday.

By The NewsDay Jul. 13, 2022
UK gives go-ahead to U.S. extradition of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange

His supporters say he is an anti-establishment hero who has been victimised because he exposed U.S. wrongdoing in conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and that his prosecution is a politically motivated assault on journalism and free speech.

By The NewsDay Jun. 17, 2022
Microsoft retires Internet Explorer after 27 years

Internet Explorer’s popularity was dented by the launch of faster browsers such as Chrome and Firefox, as users seized on new applications to navigate platforms including Google Search, Facebook and YouTube.

By The NewsDay Jun. 15, 2022
Apple products set to use common charging point after EU deal

“A common charger is common sense for the many electronic devices on our daily lives,” Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said in a statement. “European consumers will be able to use a single charger for all their portable electronics — an important step to increase convenience and reduce waste.”

By The NewsDay Jun. 8, 2022
Apple dives deeper into autos with software for car dashboard

The tech giant is also adding a tool called “Safety Check” to turn off access to sensitive information for people in abusive situations.

By The NewsDay Jun. 7, 2022
Australian court makes Google pay $515,000 for defamation

Google eventually abandoned all of its defenses against Barilaro’s suit. A four-day hearing in March only focused on the amount of damages that Google would pay. Legal costs will be awarded at a later date.

By The NewsDay Jun. 6, 2022
Texas parents sue Apple alleging alert on AirPods caused son’s hearing damage

The boy, now 14 and identified in the lawsuit as B.G., was using his AirPods Pro with his iPhone to watch Netflix in 2020 when an Amber Alert came through, said the suit, filed Monday by Carlos Gordoa and Ariani Reyes of San Antonio.

By The NewsDay May. 22, 2022
Elon Musk warns Twitter deal stuck without fake account proof

Mr Musk tweeted that the deal “cannot move forward” unless Twitter backs up its claims that less than 5% of accounts are fake or spam accounts.

By The NewsDay May. 17, 2022
Evolution of Hybrid Workforce with Cloud PC’s

When companies first made a major move towards remote work, economists believed that this new style of work would continue. You were only half right. Over the past year, both employees and businesses have overwhelmingly opted for hybrid work. This appears for employees who work remotely, employees who work from the office, or both. Microsoft […]

By The NewsDay May. 16, 2022
Son of Chinese conglomerate’s chairman banned from social media for criticising China

Wang Sicong, the only son of Wang Jianlin, founder and chairman of Wanda Group (One of China’s largest real estate development companies) reposted a video on Weibo questioning whether WHO had ever recommended the Traditional Chinese medicine, Lianhua Qingwen, and wrote that “The China Securities Regulatory Commission should strictly investigate Yiling Pharmaceutical. To have a rigorous, courageous, conscientious, and a truth-seeking media in China now is actually really difficult.”

By The NewsDay May. 6, 2022
Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44bn

It is not clear who will lead the new company. The firm company is currently led by Parag Agrawal, who took over from co-founder and former boss Jack Dorsey last November.

By The NewsDay Apr. 25, 2022
Elon Musk’s arrival stirs fears among some Twitter employees

News of Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk taking a board seat at Twitter (TWTR.N) has some Twitter employees panicking over the future of the social media firm’s ability to moderate content, company insiders told Reuters. Within hours of the surprise disclosure this week that Musk, a self-described “free speech absolutist,” acquired enough shares to become the top Twitter […]

By The NewsDay Apr. 7, 2022
Twitter to start testing long-awaited edit feature in coming months

The news, first teased by Twitter on April Fools Day last week, comes as the company faces a broader change in direction with Musk becoming its largest shareholder and joining the board after questioning the social media platform’s commitment to free speech.

By The NewsDay Apr. 6, 2022
Google stops monetisation of content that condones Russian invasion of Ukraine

The communication to publishers said Google is pausing monetisation of content that exploits, dismisses, or condones the war.

By The NewsDay Apr. 2, 2022
Twitter sues Elon Musk to hold him to $44bn takeover deal

“Musk apparently believes that he – unlike every other party subject to Delaware contract law – is free to change his mind, trash the company, disrupt its operations, destroy stockholder value, and walk away,” said the lawsuit on Tuesday.

By The Standard Jul. 13, 2022
UK gives go-ahead to U.S. extradition of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange

His supporters say he is an anti-establishment hero who has been victimised because he exposed U.S. wrongdoing in conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and that his prosecution is a politically motivated assault on journalism and free speech.

By The Standard Jun. 17, 2022
Microsoft retires Internet Explorer after 27 years

Internet Explorer’s popularity was dented by the launch of faster browsers such as Chrome and Firefox, as users seized on new applications to navigate platforms including Google Search, Facebook and YouTube.

By The Standard Jun. 15, 2022
Apple products set to use common charging point after EU deal

“A common charger is common sense for the many electronic devices on our daily lives,” Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said in a statement. “European consumers will be able to use a single charger for all their portable electronics — an important step to increase convenience and reduce waste.”

By The Standard Jun. 8, 2022
Apple dives deeper into autos with software for car dashboard

The tech giant is also adding a tool called “Safety Check” to turn off access to sensitive information for people in abusive situations.

By The Standard Jun. 7, 2022
Australian court makes Google pay $515,000 for defamation

Google eventually abandoned all of its defenses against Barilaro’s suit. A four-day hearing in March only focused on the amount of damages that Google would pay. Legal costs will be awarded at a later date.

By The Standard Jun. 6, 2022
Texas parents sue Apple alleging alert on AirPods caused son’s hearing damage

The boy, now 14 and identified in the lawsuit as B.G., was using his AirPods Pro with his iPhone to watch Netflix in 2020 when an Amber Alert came through, said the suit, filed Monday by Carlos Gordoa and Ariani Reyes of San Antonio.

By The Standard May. 22, 2022