Technology

Apple Music Embeddable Web Player Widget Now Lets Users Stream Full Songs

12 months ago Sumit Chakraborty | Gadgets 360 0
Apple Music has always had an online tool to generate widgets that are commonly used by artists to promote their music on their own sites and blogs. However, latest reports suggest that the widget has received an interface update that enables Apple Music subscribers to log in using their accounts and listen to whole songs, albums, Read More

Microsoft Said to Have Agreed to Acquire Coding Site GitHub

12 months ago Dina Bass, Eric Newcomer | Bloomberg 0
Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub, the code repository company popular with many software developers, and could announce the deal as soon as Monday, according to people familiar with the matter. GitHub preferred selling the company to going public and chose Microsoft partially because it was impressed by Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, said one of the people, Read More

Microsoft Said to Be in Talks to Buy Code-Repository GitHub

12 months ago Gadgets 360 0
Microsoft has reportedly held talks to buy software developer platform GitHub. The San Francisco, California-headquartered GitHub has more than 23 million individual users in more than 1.5 million organisations. Software developers use the tools of the privately-held company to store code, keep track of updates and discuss issues. The Business Insider reports that the acquisition talks turning serious mark Read More

Facebook Kills ‘Trending’ Topics, Tests Breaking News Label

12 months ago AP 0
Facebook is shutting down its ill-fated “trending” news section after four years, a company executive told The Associated Press. The company claims the tool is outdated and wasn’t popular. But the trending section also proved problematic in ways that would presage Facebook’s later problems with fake news, political balance and the limitations of artificial intelligence in Read More

New AI-Based ‘Privacy Filter’ to Block Facial Recognition Technology

12 months ago Indo-Asian News 0
Addressing the rising concerns over privacy and data security on social networks, researchers led by one of Indian-origin, have designed a new artificial intelligence(AI)-based algorithm that protects users’ privacy by dynamically disrupting facial recognition tools designed to identify faces in photos. “The disruptive AI can ‘attack’ what the neural net for the face detection is Read More

Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism

12 months ago Associate Press 0
Google is blaming “vandalism” at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included “Nazism.” The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly removed the section on ideology. Wikipedia’s publicly available change log shows that an anonymous user added the term “Nazism” to the Read More

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) With eSIM and Voice Call Support Launched

12 months ago Tasneem Akolawala | Gadgets 360 0
Huawei has launched the successor of its Watch 2 smartwatch – the Huawei Watch 2 (2018). The smartwatch has been launched in China, and it integrates an eSIM for calling and data purposes. The Huawei Watch 2 (2018) has a heart rate monitor, built-in GPS, and a shortcut key to switch to sport mode for tracking exercises, and Read More

Uber, Waymo in Talks About Self-Driving Partnership: Uber CEO

12 months ago REUTERS 0
Uber is talking with Alphabet’s autonomous driving unit Waymo about using its technology on Uber’s ride-hailing app, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday, signaling a possible thaw in relations between the firms. Khosrowshahi said on stage at the Code Conference that Uber’s relationship with Waymo was “getting better” since Uber in February agreed to pay Waymo $245 million (approximately Read More

BSNL, Patanjali Launch Rs. 144, Rs. 792, Rs. 1,584 Recharges With 2GB Data per Day, Unlimited Voice Calls

12 months ago Sumit Chakraborty | Gadget 360 0
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced special plans for employees of Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali company, as well as employees of associated organisations such Bharat Swabhiman Nyas, Patanjali Yog Samti, Mahila Prakostha, Yuva Bharat, Patanjali Kisan Seva, and Swadeshi Samriddhi card holders. The new BSNL plans, priced at Rs. 144, Rs. 792, and Rs. 1,584, offer 2GB of Read More

BSNL to Bring Smartphone Features to Landlines in New Initiative

12 months ago PTI 0
State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is upgrading telephone exchanges in Rajasthan to make landlines work like smartphones – enabling SMS, chatting and video calls on them, a company official has said. The exchanges are being upgraded with Next Generation Networking (NGN) technology and the work has started in Bundi district. In Bundi and Hindoli, Read More