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Mitron app suspended from Google Play Store

Mitron app suspended from Google Play Store

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Mitron, the much-touted desi version of TikTok, has now been pulled down by Google from its Play Store for allegedly violating its spam and minimum functionality policy.According to Google's policy, an app "should provide value to users through the creation of unique content...

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Why blocking WeTransfer in India unlikely to be effective

Why blocking WeTransfer in India unlikely to be effective

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) While blocking public access to certain Internet services is a legitimate arsenal in the hands of every sovereign country, this often leads to opposite effect of increasing traffic to the blocked service, a top legal expert said on Tuesday, reacting on reports that India has...

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Samsung extends warranty on consumer electronics, mobiles till June 15

Samsung extends warranty on consumer electronics, mobiles till June 15

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Samsung India on Tuesday announced that it is extending the standard warranty across product portfolio till June 15."Keeping in mind the current situation, we have extended the standard warranty across our product portfolio till June 15, 2020. This will be valid for all prod...

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Amazon, YouTube Music support 'Blackout Tuesday'

Amazon, YouTube Music support 'Blackout Tuesday'

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Music streaming platforms including, Amazon Music and YouTube Music have pledged their support for 'Blackout Tuesday' by adding special playlists and moments of silence to pay tribute to George Floyd.With a hashtag 'The Show Must Be Paused,' Amazon Music tweeted: "In...

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Covid-19 to push 64% Indian firms adopt cloud computing: IDC

Covid-19 to push 64% Indian firms adopt cloud computing: IDC

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) As a result of the spread of the pandemic, 64 per cent of the organisations in India are expected to increase demand for cloud computing while 56 per cent for cloud software to support the new normal, a new IDC report said on Tuesday.The need to work remotely is bolstering t...

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ASUS launches new TUF gaming laptops, ROG desktops

ASUS launches new TUF gaming laptops, ROG desktops

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Taiwanese electronics major ASUS on Tuesday launched a new range of TUF gaming laptops A15 and A17, featuring the new 7 nanometer AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors at a starting price of Rs 60,990.A15 comes in Bonfire Black and Fortress Gray colours while A17 will be a...

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K'taka to soon roll out app for sand purchase

K'taka to soon roll out app for sand purchase

Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Karnataka Department of Mines and Geology is building an app for people to buy sand at prices fixed by the government, an official said on Tuesday."The department is building an app for people to buy sand from anywhere in Karnataka. Government will fix the price of sand and ...

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61% Indian business leaders think Covid-19 ups cybercrime risk

61% Indian business leaders think Covid-19 ups cybercrime risk

Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) About 61 per cent of Indian business leaders and decision-makers think their business is more likely to experience a serious cybercrime during the Covid-19 situation as opposed to 45 per cent globally, said a survey on Tuesday.About a third of small and medium-sized business...

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54% of online videos watched in India are in Hindi: YouTube

54% of online videos watched in India are in Hindi: YouTube

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) About 54 per cent of online videos that Indians watch are in Hindi, while English is preferred by only 16 per cent of the viewing population, followed by Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Bengali, Google-owned YouTube said in a report on Tuesday.Telugu is preferred by seven per cen...

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42 lakh wearable units shipped in India in Q1 2020, earwear leads

42 lakh wearable units shipped in India in Q1 2020, earwear leads

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Riding on the growing earwear category, the India wearables market registered 42 lakh unit shipments in the first quarter of this year, clocking 80.6 per cent growth year-over-year (YoY), a new International Data Corporation (IDC) report said on Tuesday.The earwear category,...

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