Day: March 4, 2019

Reliance Industries to Acquire Grab A Grub, C-Square to Expand E-Commerce, Logistics Services

Reliance Industries has entered into agreements to acquire logistics services platform Grab A Grub in a bid to augment the group’s digital commerce initiatives and strengthen its logistics services. The Mukesh Ambani-owned group said its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd (RIIHL) has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of equity shares Read More

Google Rejects Australian Regulator’s Call for Scrutiny, Denies Market Power

Alphabet’s Google has rejected calls by Australia’s competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations, denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising, documents published on Monday showed. The global giant was responding to recommendations made late last year by the watchdog, such as increased scrutiny and a new regulatory body to Read More

Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security

  The Centre on Friday defended its decision to authorise 10 agencies to undertake surveillance by intercepting, monitoring or decrypting any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and interception of messages under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885. Citing “grave threat to the country from terrorism, radicalisation, Read More

Amazon Plans New Chain of Grocery Stores in US: Report

  Amazon.com plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Amazon is also exploring a strategy of strengthening its new supermarket brand by purchasing regional grocery chains that operate at least Read More

Facebook Working on Its Own Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp

  More than 50 engineers at Facebook are reportedly busy giving shape to the social media giant’s own cryptocurrency and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is quite bullish on the project. Not only Facebook, highly-encrypted mobile communications apps Telegram and Signal are also on the job to roll out new cryptocurrencies over the next year, The New York Times reported Read More

Samsung Reportedly Offering Foldable Display Samples to Apple, Google

  Samsung has sent samples of its foldable display to tech giants Apple and Google, according to media reports. “The samples reportedly measure 7.2 inches, just 0.1 inches smaller than the main panel on the Samsung Galaxy Fold,” AppleInsider quoted South Korea’s ET News as saying on Saturday. The company would be a likely candidate for providing foldable panels to Apple since Read More

Realme 3 India Launch Set for Today: How to Watch Live Stream, Expected Specifications

  Realme 3 is all set to launch in India today. The new Realme phone is expected to come with a 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. Realme also confirmed the presence of a dual rear camera setup on the new model. Further, the Realme 3 is expected to come with a fingerprint sensor at the Read More

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2, ZenFone Max Pro M1, ZenFone Max M2, ZenFone 5Z Get a Price Cut in India

Asus has revised the prices of ZenFone Max Pro M1, ZenFone Max Pro M2, ZenFone Max M2, and ZenFone 5Z phones in India. After the latest round of price cuts, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 that was previously starting at Rs. 9,999 is now available with a base price tag of Rs. 8,499. The Asus Read More

Redmi Note 7 Pro Now Set to Arrive in China on March 18, ‘More Surprises’ Teased

  Redmi Note 7 Pro is set to arrive in China with “more surprises” than its India launch, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing has revealed on Weibo. The China launch of the Redmi Note 7 Pro is taking place on March 18. This is notably just a few days after the first sale of the Read More

Redmi 7 Spotted on Thailand, Indonesia Certification Sites, Global Launch Appears Imminent

  Ever since the sub-brand announcement in January, the Redmi series has been in the news, first with the Redmi Note 7 launch and now the Redmi Note 7 Pro launch – with India the first market to receive the smartphone. Now, the anticipated Redmi 7 has been spotted once again, this time being certified Read More