Line Messaging App to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Called ‘Link’

Japan’s Line said on Friday it will launch a cryptocurrency in September, as the company tries to build up a wide range of businesses using its popular messaging app as a platform. The company said the... Read more »

Amazon Web Services Brings Hindi Language Support to Amazon Polly

Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday announced the addition of Hindi language support for Amazon Polly- a Machine Learning (ML) service that turns text into lifelike speech, allowing users to create applications that talk and build... Read more »

US Democrats, Tech Vendors Stop Cyber-Attack Aimed at Campaigns

The US Democratic National Committee stopped an attempted cyber-attack on an internal website, a Democratic party official told Reuters on Wednesday. Cyber-security firm Lookout and cloud service company DigitalOcean called the DNC to... Read more »

Facebook’s David Marcus Resigns From Coinbase Board in Blockchain Push

Facebook executive David Marcus resigned from Coinbase Inc.’s board, a sign the social network operator is pushing ahead with its own blockchain work. Marcus quit on Friday, citing a new group he oversees at Facebook... Read more »

Google Assistant Gets Google News Integration for Smart Displays

Google Assistant will read Google News stories for you Asking “Hey Google, What’s the news?” will fetch video and audio news Google Assistant gets improved home controls At the Google I/O 2018 developers conference,... Read more »

Personal Critical Data Should Be Processed Only in India

All critical personal data on people in India should be processed within the country, a government panel said on Friday. The recommendation comes at a time when data breaches are becoming common... Read more »

Personal Critical Data Should Be Processed Only in India

Personal critical user data should be processed only within India, a government panel said on Friday, among other recommendations that are likely to form the basis of a new data protection law.... Read more »

EU Agrees on Data Deal With Japan

The European Union reached a deal on Tuesday allowing businesses to seamlessly transfer personal data between the bloc and Japan, deepening economic links as the two sides also agree a free-trade pact.... Read more »

YouTube Copyright Match Tool to Notify Creators If Their Videos Are Stolen

YouTube is introducing a feature called “Copyright Match Tool” A scan would be run to see if another video resembles the uploaded video We’ve been testing this tool with creators for nearly... Read more »

Wi-Fi Networks in India Don’t Get the Same Amount of Interest as 4G

OpenSignal highlights 4G growth overpassed Wi-Fi adoption in India Vodafone users spend the most time connected to Wi-Fi networks Publicly-accessible Wi-Fi is becoming “more and more important” With the great push of 4G penetration... Read more »