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New Google Chrome extension brings more ad transparency
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) As part of its efforts to give people more visibility into the data used to personalise ads, Google has launched a new Chrome extension that lists all companies and services with a presence on the page including content delivery networks or analytics providers.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter plans 'Undo Send' button with paid subscription service (Ld)
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Twitter has started working towards its paid subscription service that will provide users options like "Undo Send" button (like an edit button) and ability to tweet longer and high-quality videos, among other features.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft Surface Duo 3460 mAh battery to last all day
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly planning to ship its foldable smartphone Surface Duo this year and will pack a 3460 mAh battery which will reportedly last all day.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft Translator for iOS adds auto mode for one-on-one chats
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Microsoft Translator for iOS has just made it easier to translate one-on-one chats with the addition of an auto mode that allows people to concentrate more on the conversation than on pressing phone buttons.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New 'unfixable vulnerability' revealed in Apple's Secure Enclave chip
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A new exploit has allegedly been found in Apple's Secure Enclave chip putting the data of iPhone, iPad, Mac users at risk.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
1,300 firefighters battling massive California wildfire (Ld)
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) More than 1,300 firefighters, backed by helicopters and water-dumping planes, were battling a massive wildfire in Southern California that has forced thousands of people from their homes east of Los Angeles.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Game downloads increase by nearly 1 bn in India in Q2
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Global player spending in mobile games increased by 27 per cent year-over-year in the second quarter of this year to $19.3 billion even as game downloads in India increased by nearly one billion during the quarter, said a report by analytics firm Sensor Tower.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Google helps people identify Black-owned businesses
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Google has started adding an icon in Google Maps and Search to help people identify Black-owned businesses.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple TV+ now available on American Airlines flights for free
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Apple has partnered with American Airlines to offer free Apple TV+ streaming service as an in-flight entertainment option
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Neuralink brain chip to allow people to hear sounds impossible to humans
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk has claimed that his new pet project Neuralink chip will allow users to hear sounds that previously were impossible to human ears.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter survey reveals paid service with 'Undo Send' button
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Twitter has kicked off a new survey for its upcoming paid subscription service that will give users options like "Undo Send" button (like an edit button) and ability to tweet longer and high-quality videos, among other features.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Former Argentina striker Marco Ruben leaves Rosario Central
Buenos Aires, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Argentina international striker Marco Ruben has parted ways with Rosario Central and raised the prospect of ending his career at the age of 33.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Microsoft confirms talks to acquire TikTok by September 15
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Microsoft has officially confirmed it is in talks to acquire the operations of video-sharing platform TikTok in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand markets following a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald Trump.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
California reports over 9,000 new single-day COVID-19 cases
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) California, the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, witnessed a record surge of 9,032 new cases in 24 hours, health authorities said.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
8 missing US troops presumed dead as rescue operation ends
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Eight US troops, who went missing in a training accident last week, have been presumed dead as search and rescue operation off the California coast has ended, the military said.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Microsoft halts bid to buy TikTok's US operations: Report
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Microsoft has reportedly halted its bid to buy the US operations of China-based TikTok after President Donald Trump vowed to ban the short-video making app that has over 80 million monthly users in the country.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
386 mn user records from 18 companies stolen in data breaches
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) A hacker/hacking group known as ShinyHunters flooded a hacker forum with 386 million user records stolen from 18 companies.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Stadia Pro members to get 5 new free games this month
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Google has revealed that Stadia Pro members will get five new games for free with Stadia Pro this month.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Magazine cover signed by Steve Jobs sold for over 12 lakh
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) A Fortune magazine cover from 1989 featuring Steve Jobs and autographed by him has sold for $16,638 (more than Rs 12.4 lakh), almost 5,000 times its original $3.50 cover price.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple discontinues Dark Sky app on Android, Wear OS (Ld)
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Popular weather app Dark Sky which Apple acquired in March this year has announced that Android users will no longer be able to access the app and subscribers who were previously active will receive full refund.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple discontinues Dark Sky app on Android, Wear OS
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Popular weather app Dark Sky which Apple acquired in March this year has announced that Android users will no longer be able to access the app and subscribers who were previously active will receive full refund.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft to kill Cortana apps on iOS, Android in 2021
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue the Cortana apps available on several platforms including Android, iOS and Harman Kardon Invoke speakers, along with first gen Surface headphones, starting in 2021.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zuckerberg flagged competitors moving faster in 2012, show emails
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Worried about being left behind by mobile apps that made quick progress by cloning other services, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asked some of the company's executives what could the social network do to stay ahead of others, new emails from April 2012 have revealed.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
200 homes evacuated in S. California due to wildfire
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has forced the evacuation of 200 homes, authorities said.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
3 young hackers charged with compromising 130 top Twitter users (Ld)
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) The US Department of Justice has charged three young individuals (including one juvenile) with hacking Twitter last month that compromised the accounts of 130 high-profile celebrities, politicians and businesses like Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Apple and Uber.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok's US operations: Report
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Short video-sharing app TikTok is reportedly in talks to sell its US business to Microsoft. The talks are in an advanced stage, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday which cited people familiar with the discussions.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'China rocks' while Americans are entitled, complacent: Elon Musk
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Hailing the Chinese people as hardworking and smart, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has slammed American workers, calling them entitled and complacent, especially in places like the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple surpasses Saudi Aramco as world's most valuable company
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Riding on strong quarter results despite the pandemic, Apple has surpassed Saudi Aramco to become the worlds most valuable company with a market cap of $1.84 trillion.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
3 individuals charged with hacking celebrity Twitter accounts
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) The US Department of Justice has charged three young individuals (including one juvenile) with hacking Twitter last month that compromised the accounts of 130 high-profile users including Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft to open offices on January 19, 2021: Report
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Microsoft has reportedly chosen January 19, 2021 as the date for reopening its US offices.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nvidia may acquire chip maker ARM for $32bn: Report
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) US chip-maker Nvidia is reportedly in advance talks to acquire SoftBank-owned UK chip company ARM in a cash-and-stock deal worth at least $32 billion.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Facebook brings official music videos to its platform
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Facebook on Friday announced to bring official music videos from top artists to its main platform in the US.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Amazon aims to hire 'many more' people in India
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Amazon is planning to get more sellers on board as the company focuses on digitising a lot of micro, small and medium-sized businesses in India and hiring many more people, a top company executive has said.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Removing hate speech 'right thing' to do: Facebook COO
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Facing ad boycott from more than 400 advertisers, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has said that the company is working to remove hate speech on the platform not for financial reasons or advertiser pressure, because it is the right thing to do.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Cognizant headcount reduced by 10,500 employees in Q2
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) As global software major Cognizant implements a programme to improve cost structure amid Covid-19 and optimises its team, the headcount of the company reduced by 10,500 in the second quarter of this year as compared to the previous quarter.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Twitter says phone spear phishing attack led to massive hack
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) The massive Twitter hack earlier this month that spread a cryptocurrency scam by hajacking accounts of high-profile celebrities, politicians and businesses was a result of a phone spear phishing attack, the social media platform has revealed.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Google starts limited test of Stadia YouTube live streaming, Crowd Play
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Google has finally started testing YouTube live streaming for Stadia Cloud gaming service alongside exclusive "Crowd Play" features.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BigTech beats pandemic, ad boycotts to log record profits (Ld)
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) A pandemic-hit period, ad boycotts and probes over anti-competition practices, data privacy and security did not stop the four Big Tech firms (Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet with a combined market cap of nearly $5 trillion) from posting healthy profits in the June quarter.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pandemic sales help Amazon post biggest profit in history
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Riding on surging online sales during the pandemic as people stayed home, Amazon reported solid second quarter results, registering a 40 per cent increase in net sales to $88.9 billion, compared with $63.4 billion in the same period last year.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Alphabet revenue declines for 1st time, Google Cloud grows 43%
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Despite strong growth in Google Cloud, Alphabet saw its revenue declining for the first time to $38.3 billion (down 1.7 per cent from the year-ago period) in the quarter that ended June 30.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Facebook logs solid growth in Q2, 3.14bn people use its apps
San Francisco, July 31 (IANS) Facing ad boycott over its inaction to remove hate speech, Facebook shares surged over 7 per cent after the social network reported net income of $5.18 billion as revenue jumped 11 per cent to $18.69 billion from $16.89 billion a year ago.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Tech glitch helps Bezos from intense grilling as he snacked
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Don't just blame your internet service provider for the patchy network during video calls at home as even Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced technical glitches during the US Congress panel hearing into their companies' anti-competition practices, along with Apple and Google.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
After US hearing, Big Tech CEOs get ready to reveal Q2 earnings
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) After testifying before a US Congress hearing over anti-trust allegations, the CEOs of the four Big Tech companies Amazon, Alphabet (that owns Google), Apple and Facebook were ready for another big test, as they settled to reveal the financial results of their second quarters post-market close in the US late on Thursday.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
TikTok plans $2 billion fund for creators as it fights rivals
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) TikTok has now raised the ante in the social media war with a plan to offer creators $2 billion globally in the next three years as it fights rivals like Instagram and YouTube.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Email about FB acquiring Google 'sounds like a joke': Zuckerberg
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Facebook CEO Zuckerberg told a US Congress panel that an email that he had written about eight years ago where he mentioned the possibility of buying Google now sounds like a joke.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amazon CEO can't promise workers don't see third party seller data
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has said that he cannot guarantee the company employees have not accessed third party seller data.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Google supercomputer, Nvidia GPUs break AI performance records
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Google said it has built the worlds fastest machine learning (ML) training supercomputer that broke AI performance records in six out of eight industry-leading MLPerf benchmarks.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple offered Amazon Prime Video app lower 15% fee, shows email
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) The US House antitrust subcommittee has revealed that Apple offered a lower 15 per cent subscription fee to Amazon for bringing its Prime Video app on the Apple TV set-top box.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zuckerberg bought Instagram as it was a 'threat' to Facebook
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) The US House antitrust subcommittee has made public the email exchanges between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former chief financial officer David Ebersman, revealing that the company (and Zuckerberg, in particular) wanted to buy Instagram to avoid competition as it could have hurt the social network.
2020-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
TikTok CEO slams Zuckerberg, says Facebook a 'copycat'
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on Wednesday slammed Facebook for launching a copycat product known as Reels.
2020-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology