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Amazon Echo eavesdrops into a couple’s private conversation, shares it with a random contact

Amazon Echo eavesdrops into a couple’s private conversation, shares it with a random contact

Do you think your smart home appliances are too smart? Is your Alexa-enabled device just there to add items to your shopping cart or are they doing a little more than what they’re supposed to be? With privacy being the keyword to every technological service, are we just giving away our keys to smarter devices?

IRCTC partners with ixigo for hotel bookings in India

IRCTC partners with ixigo for hotel bookings in India

Rail travellers will benefit from exclusive deals and discounts as ixigo will aggregate and compare prices across branded budget hotel aggregators and OTAs on IRCTC. ixigo searches and compares over 40,000 hotels from all leading travel websites and allows travellers to filter by offerings.

Facebook is adding third-party authentication to simplify logging in

Facebook is adding third-party authentication to simplify logging in

Users will no longer need to disclose their contact numbers to the social networking site to authenticate for additional security. This will come as an additional option to the already existing two-factor verification set up on its platform and will act as an extra layer of protection against cyber attacks.

Did Google fake its Duplex demonstration on stage?

Did Google fake its Duplex demonstration on stage?

Was Google’s Duplex idea too good to be true or do you think Google might have staged the call to leave you to hope for the future? Google certainly needs to come clean about their Duplex demonstration in a period where a story that’s not completely transparent is termed as fake news.

Facebook has axed 583 million fake accounts to fight spam

Facebook has axed 583 million fake accounts to fight spam

This is the first time the social media platform has been transparent about its community standards in the aftermath of its data scandal that resulted in the shutdown of Cambridge Analytica.

App Permissions: What are they? Why should you care?

App Permissions: What are they? Why should you care?

Control who you give access to your account to and see which one of your apps can exploit your privacy.

Coolpad locks horns with Xiaomi over patent infringements

Coolpad locks horns with Xiaomi over patent infringements

Coolpad has demanded Xiaomi stop production of its smartphones due to the latter’s violation of patented technologies like SIM slot design and UI.

Reliance Jio introduces Rs 199 per month Postpaid plan with unlimited calls

Reliance Jio introduces Rs 199 per month Postpaid plan with unlimited calls

The zero-touch JioPostpaid plan comes with 50p per minute International calling with unlimited SMS and 25GB data. There’s also a new International roaming pack for Rs 1.

Google Drive gets a new look, matches Gmail’s material design

Google Drive gets a new look, matches Gmail’s material design

Following the update to Gmail, Google Drive on the web is getting a whole new makeover with several visual tweaks and a brighter UI.

Walmart officially acquires 77 percent stake in Flipkart

Walmart officially acquires 77 percent stake in Flipkart

Walmart’s entry to India means Flipkart’s older retailers will face the axe after the $16 million deal.

Google I/O 2018 takeaways: What did we learn?

Google I/O 2018 takeaways: What did we learn?

The Google Keynote gave us glimpses of AI in healthcare, Assistant, Android P, Google Maps, Lens, Photos, Google News.

Xiaomi opens its first Mi Home Experience Store in Delhi

Xiaomi opens its first Mi Home Experience Store in Delhi

At present, there are two Mi Home Experience Stores in Chennai and Mumbai, and 36 Mi Home stores across India. With the purpose of strengthening its offline network further, Xiaomi aims to open 100 Mi Home stores within 2018.

Google I/O 2018: Google News is bringing you personalized news feeds through AI

Google I/O 2018: Google News is bringing you personalized news feeds through AI

The new Google News will allow users to stay updated with the news that they love, let them understand a story and give credits where deserved by supporting publishers.

Google I/O 2018: Google Assistant is not only getting smarter but chatty as well

Google I/O 2018: Google Assistant is not only getting smarter but chatty as well

The overhaul to the popular voice assistant comes as a move to make it smarter and compete with the recent upgrades Siri and Alexa have received.

Reset your Twitter password immediately!

Reset your Twitter password immediately!

The brand has asked people to change their password on Twitter and on any other service where they may have used the same password.

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