New details emerge about Palantir’s custom software for spy agencies
 A new report by the Intercept provides some compelling specifics on collaboration between Palo Alto’s secretive big data shop Palantir and the intelligence agencies that it keeps on its client roster. While some broad strokes are known about Palantir’s relationship with spy agencies, the finer points seldom see daylight. That guarantee of secrecy that no doubt aids the… Read More ...
LG launches LG K10 2017: First smartphone with a 112 panic button and 13MP rear camera
LG Electronics has launched the latest smartphone from the K series, LG K10 2017. The most touted feature of the smartphone is the built in ‘panic button’ as mandated by Government of India. The official price for LG K10 has been listed as Rs 15,000 on LG website while other reports have suggested that the smartphone will go on sale for Rs 13,990. LG is the first company in the market to launch the smartphone with panic button implementation, redirecting the calls to ‘112&rsquo...
Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you
Microsoft decided to delay its February 2017 Patch Tuesday update for a month, due to some issues with the update package. However, the company has decided to release an Adobe Flash Player update in the meantime. The post Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you appeared first on Digital Trends....
Dyson patent details ‘high-velocity’ brush that can dry and curl hair
Dyson has patented a new device described as a ‘high-velocity’ hairbrush that can dry and curl hair as well as untangle it. The patent shows a long cylindrical brush with rows of bristles on one end and what appears to be a power cord on the other. This would essentially be a hot brush with the ability to blow air … Continue reading...
India plans to connect every village with high-speed broadband by 2018
India aims to bring high-speed digital connectivity to every village by 2018 and is keen to share expertise in the area with other nations, the government said on Tuesday. “India’s Department of Telecom, under the Universal Services Obligation (USO) fund, is working to bring high-speed broadband to every village in the country by 2018,” Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said at the global conference here organised by the Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC...
Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay
 Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial is making yet another M&A deal. The firm is investing $200 million into a fintech project belonging to Kakao, the $5 billion firm that runs Korea’s dominant messaging service. Ant Financial, which manages payments service Alipay and Alibaba’s digital banking business, will invest the capital into Kakao Pay, a soon-to-launch Kakao fintech division. Read More ...
Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
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Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides
Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App. The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, &ld...
Sony files patent for new handheld that looks a lot like a Nintendo Switch
Sony has filed a patent for what looks to be a new handheld device with a lot of design similarities to the Nintendo Switch. This would be a surprising move considering the PS Vita didn't sell especially well. The post Sony files patent for new handheld that looks a lot like a Nintendo Switch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Eco-friendly wear: Minim waterproof pants look to reduce pollution and waste
Launched on Kickstarter, Minim pants are made from waterproof fleece, making them comfortable and durable to wear, while providing protection from the elements while hiking, biking, or just lounging around home. The post Eco-friendly wear: Minim waterproof pants look to reduce pollution and waste appeared first on Digital Trends.
Samsung Group chairman arrested on charges of bribery and corruption
Samsung's difficult times continue. The investigation into South Korea's ongoing political scandal has grown to include the Samsung Group, and top company executives are accused of bribery and corruption. The post Samsung Group chairman arrested on charges of bribery and corruption appeared first on Digital Trends....
Trai has formed a panel of industry representatives to identify old outdated regulations
Telecom regulator Trai has set up a joint committee consisting of industry representatives to examine and identify regulations and tariff orders that are out of sync with times. “We have formed a joint committee with industry representatives, which will identify regulations and tariff orders that have become obsolete. The committee will give its advice to us, and we will take it up along with other issues that have been identified for this year,” Trai Chairman R S Sharma told PTI. Th...
UK startup PawSquad brings the vet to your door, on-demand
 UK startup PawSquad is expanding coverage for an on-demand service that brings vets to pets — offering convenience and reduced stress for pet owners willing to stump up a little more than they’d pay for a check up at a bricks-and-mortar vet. Read More ...
Jaguar launches in-car payments at Shell gas stations
 In a first for in-car convenience features, Jaguar is teaming up with Shell to launch a new payment feature that lets you use Apple Pay or PayPal (with Android Pay coming later on) to easily pay for gas right within their vehicles at the pumps. The feature is coming to the UK first, but will roll out around the world after that. The feature requires installation of the Shell app to make… Read More ...
Look at your TV to turn it on? Amazon could be making it happen
A patent filed by Amazon reveals potential plans for new technology that lets you control things in your home, like lights, with your eyes. The tech could make it so you can simply stare at an object with your eyes and get info or purchasing options related to that object. The post Look at your TV to turn it on? Amazon could be making it happen appeared first on Digital Trends....