After facing a US ban, Russia-based Kaspersky Lab on Thursday announced to move its core customer data storage and processing processes for most regions to Zurich, Switzerland, by 2019 -- at a time when the European Union (EU) gets ready to introduce a new data privacy law. The transfer of core processes, including software assembly
London, Apr 26 (AFP) Facebook today said that it would be extending a raft of measures to allow its users to identify the source of political adverts that appear in their feed to Britain next year. The US social media giant's Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer appeared before a British parliamentary committee probing the role
Xiaomi controls a significant chunk of the Indian smartphone market, and has done this in short time. It's a key player even in its home market of China, and definitely a top-five contender on the global stage. And Xiaomi has done this with the quality of its phones and its aggressive pricing strategy. Naturally, phones
Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed today that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use. During heated hearings in Congress last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had already explained that Facebook collects data beyond what users share on their profiles. "When you visit a site or
US authorities issued an order today barring US exports of sensitive technology to Chinese telecom giant ZTE because of false statements made during an investigation into its illegal sale of goods to Iran and North Korea. The company pleaded guilty in March 2017 to unlawful exports and was hit with USD1.2 billion in fines, the
Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the centre of a major data scandal rocking Facebook, has suspended its chief executive as lawmakers demanded answers from the social media giant over the breach. Alexander Nix will stand aside pending an investigation into boasts he made to an undercover reporter about entrapping politicians and operating shadowy front
Xiaomi, the leading Chinese smartphone maker is planning to start selling its smartphones in the US as early this year. The company has been rumored to enter the US market since 2016 but it seems that Western expansion will finally happen this year. According to The Wall Street Journal, Xiaomi is planning to enter the
Google launched its YouTube Kids app to iOS and Android users today. The app is designed specifically for the young audience, eliminating all the content that is not suitable for the young audience.
India and US have agreed to continue to explore the opportunities for collaboration on implementing India's ambitious Digital India initiative, with the goal of enhancing digital infrastructure, deploying e-governance and e-services.
With the India-US Defence Trade and Technology Initiative regaining momentum after the Indian elections, the US has set aside $20 million for strategic cooperative science and technology projects with India, according to a top US official. During the Indian elections there was a time-out on the initiative, but now progress has resumed, US Undersecretary for Defence Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall told the US-India Business Council at its summit on US-India cooperation last week.
Nokia’s head of North American sales Chris Weber sat down in an interview Business Insider recently and explained how the Finnish company will regain its market share in the United States by writing “one of the greatest turnaround stories in history.” Weber said that Nokia will release a number of new smartphone models running Microsoft’s Windows Phone Mango operating system and will compete with Android by pricing several of them lower than the cheapest Android models. Weber reconfirmed that Nokia is still on track to release its first Windows Phone handset this year, likely the SeaRay device we’ve seen leaked, but said the majority of its phones will begin to land next year. Business Insider also said that Nokia is deeply integrated with Microsoft’s plans for a complete tablet, PC and mobile phone ecosystem, which loosely suggests Nokia may have a tablet in the works, too.
Facebook now has 750 million monthly active users worldwide, TechCrunch reported on Friday. That’s incredible growth since our June 1st story, which suggested that the social network was closing in on 700,000,000 users worldwide. In that report, emerging markets showed the most growth Brazil’s user base jumped 11.4% in May alone and the United States was the top country; U.S. users were responsible for 149.4 million Facebook accounts. Last July, Facebook announced that it had hit the 500 million user mark, but it hasn’t publicly revealed any figures since then. Facebook only measures active users and only counts those who have logged into the social network during the past 30 days.