Mobile Updates

Realme 3 to Be Launched in Q1, 48-Megapixel Camera Phone in the Works: Report

Realme could soon expand its portfolio by adding none other than the Realme 3. The Oppo-spinoff currently has four models in its lineup, including the Realme U1₹ 10,999, Realme 2₹ 10,049, Realme 2 Pro₹ 13,990, and Realme C1. Alongside the successor to the Realme 2, Realme is reportedly in plans to bring a 48-megapixel camera phone. That new […]

Internet

Netflix Warns Users to Not Hurt Anyone by Blindfolding for #BirdBoxChallenge

Netflix is pleading with fans of Sandra Bullock-starrer Bird Box — which is reportedly one of its most popular films, with over 45 million members tuning in — to not emulate the film by trying to walk around blindfolded and possibly get themselves hurt in the process. Based on the 2014 novel of the same […]

Internet

Microsoft Bali Reportedly Aims to Give Individuals More Control Over Their Personal Data

Microsoft is reportedly building a new tool called Bali that is aimed at providing users with more control of the data collected about them. Bali is currently in early stages of development and available to select users in private beta testing. A webpage confirming the existence of the tool was found hosted on Microsoft Azure […]

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PewDiePie Promoted by Hackers Exploiting Router UPnP Vulnerability to Hijack Chromecasts

PewDiePie vs T-Series saga continues, with hackers exploiting a router vulnerability to target Google’s streaming dongle, with the aim to promote the YouTuber. Thousands of Google Chromecasts, Google Home smart speakers, and smart TVs with inbuilt casting support have been targeted for two ostensible reasons – to show people that their devices are vulnerable, and […]

Internet

Google’s Widevine L3 Video Streaming DRM Platform, Used by Netflix and Others, Allegedly Cracked

Widevine is a digital rights management (DRM) platform owned by Google that allows content providers like Netflix, HBO, etc., to stream video content to end users in a secure environment, in order to avoid unlawful duplication and distribution of their content (aka: piracy). However, security researcher David Buchanan claims to have broken Google’s Widevine L3 […]

Internet

Netflix Poaches Activision’s Neumann for CFO Role

Netflix said on Wednesday it had appointed media finance veteran Spencer Neumann from Activision Blizzard as its chief financial officer. Reuters reported on Monday citing a source that the media streaming company had poached Neumann from the video game publisher. Netflix, which is making more of its own films and shows, would like its next CFO to be […]

Internet

Netflix Draws Fire for Blocking ‘Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj’ Episode Critical of Saudi Arabia

Netflix drew fire from human rights activists Wednesday after agreeing to block an episode of a satirical comedy show from its service in Saudi Arabia over comments critical of the kingdom and its crown prince. In the episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” the American-born Muslim lashed out at the kingdom over the October […]

News Updates

Zomato Announces Food Carnival ‘Zomaland’, to Launch in 2019

Zomato is going to organise a food carnival called ‘Zomaland’, a move that marks Zomato’s entry into the experiential events space. According to Zomato, Zomaland will feature top chefs and eateries from across India, interactive installations, and performances from well-known musicians. The company said the festival will also feature things we have seen at other […]

Gadgets

Oppo Breeno Voice Assistant Announced, Coming to Smartphones

Oppo on Wednesday unveiled its Breeno digital voice assistant at a developer event in China. It is the first proper voice assistant from the company, which has thus far only offered a barebones feature called Smart Assistant in its smartphones. Additionally, the company introduced the Breeno voice skills platform and smart service platform, which will […]