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68% Indians fond of digital assistant-enabled devices: Report

At the same time, around 46% Indians have also expressed concerns about data privacy. WT24 Desk While still getting acquainted with advanced technology, 68% Indians are already smitten by digital assistants-enabled devices, according to a report, IANS reports. According to the “State of Digital Lifestyles” report by US-based Cloud services provider Limelight Networks, 69% Indians believe that technology has significantly ...

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Microsoft testing a cloud-based recovery option for Windows 10

The latest feature is part of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18950. WT24 Desk In an attempt to refresh the way users reset their PCs, Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based dowloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS), IANS reports. While the “Cloud download” feature has not been made available for public testing as yet, it would appear ...

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Facebook dials Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: Report

Facebook’s TV chat device will reportedly use the same technology as the company’s smart home Potal speakers. WT24 Desk Facebook is launching its own TV streaming service this fall and has reportedly approached Netflix, Disney, Hulu, HBO and other media companies for a new TV chat device for making video calls from TVs, IANS reports. According to a report in ...

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Google Pay to now send SMS alerts for transactions on the app

Google Pay currently sends in-app notifications for transactions on the app. It will now start sending SMS alerts as well to users. WT24 Desk To help users easily identify any suspicious transactions, Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money ...

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Arrest after Capital One hack

Personal details of about 106m people across US and Canada stolen WT24 Desk The personal details of about 106 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack targeting financial services firm Capital One, the company has revealed, Agencies report. The alleged hacker, Paige Thompson, was arrested on Monday after reportedly boasting about the breach online. Capital ...

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Amazon to take on Zomato, Swiggy with food delivery service in India

Amazon is expected to launch the new service delivering from restaurants ahead of India’s festive season. WT24 Desk Amazon.com Inc is planning a foray into the burgeoning online food delivery business in India this year, two sources aware of the development said, in a move that could raise competition in an increasingly crowded market, Reuters reports. The Seattle-based company is ...

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Messenger’s Instant Games moved to main Facebook app

Users of Instant Games on Messenger will soon receive a notification about the shift. WT24 Desk Social networking giant Facebook is removing its feature Instant Games out of Messenger and adding it to the Facebook Gaming tab on the main app, IANS reports. “With our focus on creating a central Instant Games experience on Facebook, and as Messenger moves to be ...

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Microsoft’s updated Cortana app is now available for Windows 10

The new Cortana app is currently available in beta for testers and it supports text and voice queries. WT24 Desk Tech giant Microsoft has released a beta version of the updated Cortana app for Windows 10, IANS reports. The company is testing a new chat-based UI for Cortana on Windows 10 PCs. The new beta app, which was originally spotted last month, ...

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No environment can stay immune to cyber attacks: CheckPoint

Maya Horowitz, Director, Threat Intelligence and Research, Products, Check Point explains why enterprise should care about cyber criminals. WT24 Desk Be it supply chain, email, mobile or the Cloud, no environment is immune to cyber attacks as threat actors continue to develop new tool sets and techniques, thus targeting corporate assets stored on Cloud infrastructure, individuals’ mobile devices, trusted third-party ...

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Samsung to launch foldable smartphone in Sept

WT24 Desk South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced Thursday it will release its cutting-edge foldable smartphone in September, despite a trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo which analysts say will affect delivery, AFP reports. Tokyo earlier this month restricted export to South Korea of several key materials crucial to its world-leading electronics and smartphone companies, including market leader Samsung. The ...

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