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Oppo F5 India Launch Set for November 2: Expected Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F5 to sports 18:9 aspect ratio Smartphone launching in India on November 2 It will be targeted at selfie-obsessed users Chinese handset maker Oppo has started sending media invites confirming F5 smartphone India launch on November 2. As expected, the all-new Oppo F5 will be

Facebook Workplace Chat App Launched for Mac, Windows

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook Workplace Chat is now available on Mac and Windows Facebook Workplace competes with Slack and Microsoft Teams Slack and Microsoft Teams also maintain desktop apps Facebook has quietly launched the desktop app of its team-collaboration service Workplace, called Workplace Chat. It is the latest of Facebook’s

Google, IBM launch open API for auditing and governing software pipelines

Google and IBM have announced the launch of Grafeas, an open-source project providing developers with a standardised way of auditing and governing their software supply chains. The project provides an open API that collects and aggregates the metadata generated at each stage of software supply chain, according

The most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system, with Windows 10 gaining ground. The September 2017 statistics also revealed that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems, with more devices moving to Android 7.0. Mobile OS

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Price in India Revealed, Launch Set for November

HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 2 price in India starts from Rs. 61,000 Google Pixel 2 XL price in India starts at Rs. 73,000. Both go up for pre-orders on October 26 Pixel 2 price in India, along with that of its bigger sibling Pixel 2 XL, has been announced

How Social Media became conduit for spreading terror

Since April 2015 when three terror suspects were arrested while travelling to Somalia to join Al Shabaab, Kenyan youths have increasingly been radicalised and recruited into terror groups through social media. The three, investigations revealed, had been recruited through WhatsApp, and were to meet a contact person

Social media provides relief for those awaiting word from Mexico quake zone

Images of the dead pop up on Victor Gonzalez’s Snapchat feed. They’re images that break his heart. “It’s horrible,” he said. “That’s your home country right there.” The 7.1 magnitude Central Mexico earthquake is the second major quake to hit the nation in as many weeks. The

Apple shifts responsibility for Siri to operating system chief

Craig Federighi, Senior Vice President Software Engineering speaks during Apple’s annual world wide developer conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, U.S. June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has transferred responsibility for Siri, its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems

OnePlus bets big on Croma for offline expansion in India

NEW DELHI: In a push to ramp up its retail presence and make its smartphones and accessories reach out to more users across India, OnePlus India has chosen Croma as its offline retailer for OnePlus devices. Vikas Agarwal, general manager, India, revealed the news to Gadgets Now in a telephonic interview.

iPhone 8: Apple Shifts Responsibility For Siri to Operating System Chief

Apple has transferred responsibility for Siri, its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig Federighi, a sign that the company is looking to embed the voice assistant more deeply into its core systems amid rising competition from Alphabet Inc’s Google and Amazon.com