WhatsApp’s new privacy feature requires iPhone users to have Touch ID or Face ID, which is fingerprint or facial recognition, in order to open WhatsApp. However, many users were able to get around these log-in methods.
The South Korean giant also appeared to get the jump on rivals by announcing the first smartphone for fifth-generation — or 5G — wireless networks, while stepping up its efforts in artificial intelligence and wearables.
In 2020, Apple plans to expand the kit so iPhone applications can be converted into Mac apps in the same way. Apple engineers have found this challenging because iPhone screens are so much smaller than Mac computer displays.
But increasingly, Amazon sells its own products, including private-label goods, that compete with the offerings of independent merchants on its platform. A recent paper by economists Feng Zhu and Qihong Liu observed Amazon’s behavior over time, and found that it tends to introduce products in niches that smaller merchants did the work of discovering by finding out what consumers like.
In an internal email, the company’s new global policy chief, Karan Bhatia, described the reorganization as a reaction to policymakers who are increasingly empowered to regulate the company’s core businesses, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing personnel decisions.
Samsung has launched the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e, and Galaxy Fold smartphones at Unpacked 2019
Seagate develops two niche technologies—HAMR and Mach.2—that hold the promise to meet businesses’ insatiable hunger for greater storage capacity.
Union minister of commerce & industry and civil aviation Suresh Prabhu has said that the government will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) for good governance and proper regulations and corrective action will be taken to protect citizens’ privacy and ownership of data.
Gurugram-based startup Skillbox, which helps companies find and book artists and performers for events, has recently launched an Android app for addressing the fragmented live event market in India.
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has steadily made major inroads in the devices segment with its voice-controlled smart speakers, Kindle e-books, not to mention the Fire TV Stick, an amazing piece of technology that lets a user stream new movies, TV shows, music and more online on the TV screen.