Amazon’s new drones to start delivering packages in months

June 6, 2019

The new drone takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter, is more stable and can spot moving objects better than humans. Amazon.com Inc has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years. The new drone takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter, is more stable than prior…

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Asus ZenFone smartphones banned in India after interim order from Delhi High Court: All you need to know

June 6, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS Delhi High Court has restrained Asus from selling its Zen branded smartphones in India. The Zen branded Telecare Network products cause confusion with Asus products. Asus is prepping to launch its ZenFone 6 flagship smartphone in India soon. Another month, another case of a tech-related ban in India. This time, it’s Asus who has been restrained from selling most of its products in India, including its smartphones. The Delhi…

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Delhi Govt Claims Free Public Transport For Women Will Ensure Safety, Will It Really Help?

June 5, 2019

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, on June 3, announced metro rides, DTC bus rides and feeder buses will be made free for women in Delhi. He added that the government plans to implement the move in three months. This year alone, the programme would cost the state Rs 700 crore. The first question popped up was – Would it result in a fare hike again? Or the taxpayers’ money will…

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Spotify to introduce a “Social Listening” feature

June 5, 2019

Spotify to introduce a “Social Listening” feature A developer who loves digging in apps’ code to find hidden or still unreleased features tweeted about a pretty cool Spotify functionality called “Social Listening”, which lets you and your friends listen to the same song at the same time. Moreover, everyone in the party can contribute to the playlist by adding tracks of their own. All you have to do is scan…

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SBI Customers Your Net Banking A/c May Be Blocked

June 5, 2019

Your net banking account of State Bank of India might be blocked if you do not register your mobile number with the bank before December 1. On its official website SBI said, “Customers who fail to register it before the deadline, will not be able to access the internet banking facilities of SBI. The website of SBI read, “Attention INB (Internet Banking) users, please register your mobile number with us…

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WhatsApp latest features: Facebook Stories integration, ‘Night Mode’, QR Code and more

June 4, 2019

Earlier this week WhatsApp rolled out new beta updates for Android and iOS platforms. These updates bring new features and make some changes as well. First reported by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp on Android is working on ‘Night Mode’, QR code and Facebook sharing tools. WhatsApp users on iOS get cleaner photo albums, improvements to streaming videos and notifications. In terms of availability, WhatsApp beta users will not get to access these…

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ITunes Shutting Down After 18 Years: 5 Things You Never Knew About ITunes!

June 4, 2019

The extremely popular music app of iOS users, iTunes, has been laid down to rest by Apple. After 16 long years of service since its launch in 2003, iTunes is on its way out now. The WWDC that will be conducted by the smartphone giant in June will be when the news will be announced officially. Why is iTunes closing now, after being one of the top apps for iOS…

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Other Users Can See Your Passwords If You’re Using Google Chrome

June 4, 2019

There are hundred of social media websites and apps a single user has to manage these days and all these accounts come with their own set of baggage, particularly having to remember passwords. Now, the good thing about technology is that it has provided us with certain tools that help manage and remember passwords. There are many apps today that help you do so. But, did you know that even…

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Paytm could be spending big money for its insurance debut

June 3, 2019

Paytm which has made its mark in the Indian digital payments space is reportedly looking at acquiring insurtech startup Coverfox for a whopping $120 million, reported ET. The reports say that the talks are in early stages, still. Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma had earlier told Business Insider in an interview of their plans to expand financial offerings. “This year, we plan to double down on payments to…

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It’s Official, US Has Made It Mandatory For Visa Applicants To Declare Social Media History

June 3, 2019

As part of the enhanced screening process of visa applicants, the US Administration has made it mandatory for nearly all applicants to submit their social media details under new rules by the State Department. It was originally proposed last year as part of the ‘extreme vetting’ process of the Trump Administration. Authorities estimated the proposal would affect 14.7 million people annually including those travelling to the US to work or…

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Tax Deducted At Source (TDS) Statement Filing Deadline Just Three Days Away, 10 Things To Know

June 3, 2019

Only three days are left to e-file the statement of TDS (tax deducted at source) for the last quarter of financial year 2018-19, which ended on March 31. Filing the TDS statement after the due date, which is May 31, 2019, will invite a late fee of Rs. 200 per day and a penalty up to Rs. 1,00,000, the Income Tax Department said on Twitter. However, the Income Tax Department…

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Google Pay Is Not Authorized For Payments, How Can They Operate In India – Delhi HC

June 3, 2019

In a twist of events, Delhi High Court has asked Reserve Bank of India, regarding the legality of Google Pay’s operations in India. They have asked them that when Google Pay, also called as GPay is not authorized to operate as a digital payments provider, how are they operating in India. PIL Filed Against Google Pay In Delhi High Court This question came up during a hearing at Delhi High…

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