SoftBank Invests $1 Billion In Korean E-Commerce Firm Coupang
 June is already looking like a big month for SoftBank. Just days after upping its stake in billion dollar gaming startup Supercell, the Japanese telecom giant revealed it is investing a cool $1 billion in Korea’s top e-commerce firm Coupang. Read More ... [Read More]
Technology
 
Facebook introduces PGP encryption; can now send encrypted emails to users
Facebook has now introduced a new feature wherein the site can send PGP (which stands for ‘pretty good privacy’) encrypted emails alerting users about private messages, password changes, and other account notifications. Facebook will also display a user’s PGP fingerprint as a part of the contact info, in case anyone wishes to send across an encrypted mail. Facebook made the announcement on its website and stated that, “It’s very important to... [Read More]
Technology
 
Cook on privacy: we don’t want your data
At a ceremony organized by the Electronic Privacy Information Center or EPIC, Apple CEO Tim Cook was handed the organization's Freedom Award, a prestigious merit previously given to the likes of Edward Snowden and Senator Rand Paul. In a rousing speech for the occasion, Cook reiterated the company's stance on privacy and lost no words in calling out not only … Continue reading... [Read More]
Gadgets
 
Sepp Blatter Under Investigation in US: Reports
Sepp Blatter has not yet been identified publicly as a target of investigations into corruption allegations within FIFA. [Read More]
Sports
 
BCCI’s new Tendulkar-Ganguly- Laxman committee smells like a marketing gimmick
You would think that the BCCI would have worked out all the details before appointing former cricketers of such stature. The post BCCI’s new Tendulkar-Ganguly- Laxman committee smells like a marketing gimmick appeared first on Firstpost. [Read More]
Sports
 
Pinterest to unveil ‘buyable’ pins soon; will allow users to buy items directly through app
Users of Pinterest will soon be able to buy items directly through the company’s app using a new type of pin. Pinterest and Canadian e-commerce company Shopify said Tuesday that the “buyable pins” will debut in the next few weeks. Pinterest says buyable items will have a blue pin displaying their price. Users will be able to search for similar items based on color and price. The company says items from brands including Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Cole Haan, Mic... [Read More]
Technology
 
Inspired By Bauhaus Design, ShapeKit Lets Kids Create Gorgeous Animations
 Being a small child is awesome because every little thing is an adventure. As a jaded adult, it’s hard for me to remember the overwhelming wonders of growing up. ShapeKit, however, recaptures a little bit of that feeling. Made design team c+y, the iPad app draws inspiration from early twentieth century design and stop-motion animation to make learning shapes and colors fun. Read More ... [Read More]
Technology
 
Microsoft Windows 10: Everything you need to know
It’s official, the next release of what is still the world’s most popular computer operating system, will be available for download, starting July 29. So should you get ready to install it or give it a miss? How much will it cost? Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for millions of consumers. However, there are some catches. To qualify, your computer will have to be running Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1. Microsoft is yet to confirm the reports, but the new operating system is exp... [Read More]
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Divers comb capsized China ship, death toll jumps to 18
JIANLI, China (Reuters) - Scores of divers searched a capsized ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday for more than 400 missing people, many of them elderly tourists, as the death toll in what could be China's worst shipping disaster in almost 70 years jumped to 18. ... [Read More]
World
 
Senior Team India Players Backed Ravi Shastri as Director: BCCI Official
A BCCI official reportedly said that seniors like MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli spoke highly of Ravi Shastri which prompted the Board to give him a second stint as Team Director. [Read More]
Sports
 
England leave out Anderson, Broad, Bell for New Zealand ODIs
England omitted several senior players, including pacemen James Anderson and Stuart Broad, as well as senior batsman Ian Bell, from their one-day squad announced Tuesday for their upcoming series with World Cup finalists New Zealand. The post England leave out Anderson, Broad, Bell for New Zealand ODIs appeared first on Firstpost.... [Read More]
Sports
 
6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions
 Today there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and while growth has been levelling off in developed markets, it’s not stalling altogether by a long shot. By 2020, we will see a tipping point of sorts, when globally there will be 6.1 smartphone users, finally overtaking the number of fixed line subscriptions. The numbers come from the latest Mobility Report from… Read More ... [Read More]
Technology
 
Logitech Harmony remote is now compatible with PS4
Logitech announced that it's Harmony remote control system will now be able to control your PS4. This is a welcome relief to many PS4 users as the DualShock 4 controllers are fine for gaming, but inconvenient when using the PS4 as a media hub, which many users do. Just about every PS4 feature can now be controlled from any controllers … Continue reading... [Read More]
Gadgets
 
First Radeon with High Bandwidth Memory will launch at E3 on June 16th
AMD has revealed details about High Bandwidth Memory, a new vertically stacked video memory solution that promises a three-fold improvement in performance per watt. Could this give AMD a much needed win against Nvidia? The post First Radeon with High Bandwidth Memory will launch at E3 on June 16th appeared first on Digital Trends.... [Read More]
Technology
 
French Open: Part of Scoreboard Panel Falls on Spectators
Three spectators were injured when a piece of panelling - part of the court's giant TV screen - came down on them. [Read More]
Sports
 
Enterprising New Zealand level the series with a 199-run win over England in second test
New Zealand bowled with fire and fielded superbly to crush England by 199 runs in the second test on Tuesday and level a gripping two-match series at 1-1. The post Enterprising New Zealand level the series with a 199-run win over England in second test appeared first on Firstpost. [Read More]
Sports
 
Shoebox: A Clean and Clutter Free Alternative for Google Photos
In the recent Google I/O Conference, Google Photos app got a brand new design and an unlimited cloud storage for free. Since, I haven’t much impressed with the Google Photos UI, I was searching for an alternative app, which works with my Mac and Android Smartphone. I found an excellent app called “Shoebox”, which works with Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices.Shoebox offers a clean and clutter free interface, with unlimited Photo Cloud Storage for free. Here’s how ... [Read More]
Technology
 
Instagram takes steps to open platform to advertisers
Instagram said that it is taking steps to make its ads available to all types of businesses, not just hand-selected brands. Starting in June, Instagram this year is rolling out to advertisers the ability to more closely direct campaigns by zip code and other data sets like interests in the same ways that brands can target consumers on its parent company Facebook. In addition it will let advertisers link to external websites or app stores with buttons such as “shop now,” “sign u... [Read More]
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