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True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 17.5 Million Units in Q1 2019: Counterpoint

Apple’s market share in the true wireless hearables segment failed to grow despite the launch of its second generation AirPods as the global market for true wireless hearables reached 17.5 million units in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, growing 40 percent quarter-on-quarter, a new report by Counterpoint Research said on Friday. According to Counterpoint […]

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Spotify Testing ‘Social Listening’ Feature to Allow Users to Listen to Music Together

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Jane Manchun Wong Spotify’s “Social Listening” would let multiple users add songs and make playlists in real time Highlights A screenshot suggesting the new feature surfaced on the Web Spotify for Android is said to have the evidence of the new feature Recently, Spotify revealed the testing of its first hardware Swedish […]

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Motorola One Vision Price, Full Specifications Surface Online Ahead of Launch

Highlights Renders suggest Bronze and Blue colour options in the offing Motorola One Vision tipped to pack 3,500mAh battery, 21:9 display The new Motorola phone is expected to sport a hole-punch display Motorola One Vision is expected to launch along with a few other devices at a company event scheduled for May 15 in Sao […]

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Instagram Testing New Stickers With Song Lyrics

Facebook-owned messaging app Instagram is testing a new Sticker feature that will show music lyrics of a song playing in the Stories background. Still in development, the feature was predicted in April on Twitter by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who even demonstrated its working in a short music video from Rick Ashley’s “Never Gonna […]

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Microsoft Says Hackers Had Access to Some Outlook.com Accounts for 3 Months

Coming to terms with a hacking and data breach case, Microsoft is reaching out to some users informing them of an Outlook.com hack which exposed data sent over emails to hackers who kept accessing their accounts between January 1 to March 28. Founded in 1996, Outlook.com is a web-based suite of webmail, contacts, tasks, and calendaring services […]

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Kaspersky Lab Helped NSA Catch an Alleged Data Thief

The National Security Agency discovered what has been called the largest breach of classified data in its history after a tip from a Russian cyber-security firm that the US government has banned from its networks as a spy threat, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors in August 2016 arrested a former NSA contractor, […]

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Microsoft Teams Gets Smart Camera, Location Sharing; Integration APIs and ‘Praise’ to Arrive Soon

In its bid to outclass Slack as the better team collaboration service, Microsoft has added a host of new features to Microsoft Teams aimed at ‘firstline workers’. The new features introduced by Microsoft include location sharing, smart camera, and the ability to record and share audio messages. Microsoft also plans to add a new ‘Praise’ […]

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Google Chrome Native Ad Blocking to Become Available Worldwide on July 9

Google announced native ad-filtering on Chrome for mobile and desktop back in 2017 to ensure that users are not pestered by spammy ads which ruin their Web browsing experience. The initiative was put to action after Google joined the Coalition for Better Ads to improve the online ads, however, these changes were so far limited […]

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Google’s New Activity Cards Aim to Help You Find Past Searches

Google has started rolling out a new feature called activity cards to make it easier for users to pick up the threads to past searches and continue exploring a topic. “Activity cards will roll out today on mobile web and the Google app in English in the US,” Andrew Moore, Google’s Product Manager for Search wrote in a […]

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CES 2019: zGlue Pitches ‘Chiplets’ to Make Custom Chips for Startups

A veteran of the world’s two biggest chipmakers is hoping to make affordable custom silicon chips for startup companies by rolling out new software on Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Custom-designed chips power top-tier smartphones from companies such as Apple and Huawei Technologies. But they are costly to design and difficult to make, requiring […]