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User spots Amazon App Store on Windows Store

With Windows 11 set to launch on October 5, Microsoft had announced that it would support Android apps, testing for which was scheduled to begin soon. Now, the Amazon App Store available on the Windows Store was spotted by a user WalkingCat. While the app has an “Amazon Confidential – for testing purposes”, it shows […]

Stable iOS WhatsApp users get multi-device support

WhatsApp had started rolling out multi-device support for users having a stable iOS. Users having the 2.21.180.14 version, and enrolled in the Beta will soon get an option of multi-devices in the “Linked Devices” section in settings. Multi-device support enables users to access WhatsApp from other devices without keeping the original phone online. To link […]

Microsoft enables users to remove passwords completely from account

Microsoft users can now completely remove passwords from their account, and log in with alternative methods instead. The decision comes days after Microsoft announced intentions to get rid of passwords as authentication methods, for more reliable newer ways. As passwords are highly susceptible to hacking, newer methods like security keys, verification codes, or the Microsoft […]

Microsoft, Honor expand partnership to develop new AI, devices

Microsoft and Honor have announced the expansion of their ongoing partnership, under which they will focus on Microsoft’s cloud adoption, and other tech. Honor will use AI speech and translation services based on Microsoft’s Azure cloud for a variety of uses, including its new assistant YOYO. Microsoft will also help Honor improve user experiences for […]

India Antitrust probe finds Google guilty of abusing Android’s market dominance

A two-year antitrust probe by India’s competition regulator has found that Google has abused the dominant position of Android in the market, to illegally hurt competitors. The Competition Commission of India found that Google reduced device-maker’s abilities to use different versions of Android, and also forced them to pre-install certain apps, which is in violation […]

87% of Indian Organisations faced Security breaches last year

At least 87% of Indian respondents said their companies faced a security breach last year, according to a report by cloud-enabled Security solutions provider Barracuda. The report states that companies with staff working from home had a significantly higher rate of breaches, compared to companies with staff working from the office. 79% of those surveyed […]

Apple’s India distribution partner Redington ties up with HDFC Bank for cashbacks

Redington, Apple’s authorized India distributor has partnered with HDFC Bank to offer cash backs on the range of new iPhones it will sell in India. The new iPhone 13 series, with Mini, Pro, Pro Max, and original models will be sold at 3500 outlets by Redington. For the Pro and Pro Max models, customers can […]

Irish data protection Commission probes TikTok for data handling

Two probes have been initiated by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which will look into TikTok’s data handling. The commission is the EU’s main regulator for apps like TikTok and will examine the app’s data protection requirements, while also checking transfers of data by TikTok to China. The Commission has the authority to levy fines of […]

IISc, Kotak Mahindra Bank ties up to set up AI ML Centre in Bengaluru

The Indian Institute of Science and Kotak Mahindra Bank have tied up to set up an Artificial Intelligence – Machine Learning Centre at the IISc campus in Bengaluru. It will offer bachelor’s, master’s, and short-term courses in AI, ML, Natural Language processing, and similar areas. The Bank has funded the center as part of the […]