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Google invests $22 mn in JioPhone’s operating system provider KaiOS

KaiOS Technologies Inc. the developer of an eponymous feature phone operating system that powers Reliance Industries Ltd’s low-cost JioPhone, has raised $22 million (Rs 150 crore) in a Series A round of investment from Google. Google and California-based KaiOS have also agreed to work together to make

Student Blazes Trail for Racial and Gender Diversity in Web Development; Receives Scholarship by Montclair Web Design Agency

A full-service digital agency specializing in web design, app development, corporate branding, and digital marketing in Montclair—is thrilled to announce the recipient of its inaugural $2,500 scholarship for women in computer science and computer engineering. Kaylin Moss, 18, of Charleston, SC was awarded the women’s specific web

Which all phones WhatsApp won’t support in future?

WhatsApp has updated its FAQ page with new details on the operating systems it won’t support, going forward. The latest information is that WhatsApp will end support for Android Gingerbread version 2.3.7 and older, iOS 7 and older on February 1, 2020. Users of the very limited

People Think Meghan Markle Is a Robot in This Video and I’m Officially Done with the Internet

Today in absurd celebrity conspiracy theories, the internet now believes Meghan Markle is a robot. (Yes, really.) Let’s state the obvious: the Duchess of Sussex is, in fact, a living and breathing human being. But one clip has the web convinced otherwise. Let’s break this down, shall

EU may fine Google $11 billion in second anti-trust case

The European Commission is geared up to fine Google in a second anti-trust case of abusing its dominance via Android mobile operating system, that could lead up to $11 billion in penalty, the media reported. According to a report in The Financial Times on Wednesday, EU’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to

Pedro Sánchez is sworn in as Spain’s new prime minister

Spanish Socialist Pedro Sánchez has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister by King Felipe after the ousting of conservative Mariano Rajoy. Mr Sánchez, who is an atheist, took the oath to protect the constitution without a bible or crucifix – a first in Spain’s

J-K: Youth run over by CRPF vehicle dies, internet suspended in Srinagar, Badgam

SRINAGAR: A youth run over by a CRPF vehicle here a day ago succumbed to his injuries on Saturday prompting authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to suspended internet services in Srinagar and Badgam districts. Kaiser Ahmed, 21, was ploughed down by the Central Reserve Police Force vehicle

Microsoft Said to Be in Talks to Buy Code-Repository GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly held talks to buy software developer platform GitHub. The San Francisco, California-headquartered GitHub has more than 23 million individual users in more than 1.5 million organisations. Software developers use the tools of the privately-held company to store code, keep track of updates and discuss issues. The

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Price in India Reportedly Slashed

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro price has reportedly been cut again in India. As per an established Mumbai based mobile retailer, the Galaxy J7 Pro is now available in the country at Rs. 16,900. The Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in June last year alongside the Galaxy J7 Max. Both the smartphones

VentraIP picks up Summit Internet customers in fresh acquisition

Victoria-based web host and domain name register provider VentraIP Australia has acquired the hosting and domain name customers of internet and voice services supplier Summit Internet. Over 1,000 “high value services” will be transferred to VentraIP as a result of the acquisition. Summit Internet was established in