Google Parent Alphabet Keeps Ad Growth in Mixed Quarter

Google parent Alphabet said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose 36 percent to $9.2 billion (roughly Rs. 67,000 crores), fueled by gains in digital advertising delivered online and on smartphones. Profits were better than expected for... Read more »

Akamai Opens Its Second Largest Facility in the World, in Bengaluru

Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies on Friday announced the opening of its new facility in Bengaluru that would house more than 2,000 employees over the next few years. Spread over a 250,000 square... Read more »

BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans Revised to Offer Up to 3.5TB Data to Compete With Jio GigaFibe

BSNL FTTH (Fibre to the Home) broadband offerings have been revised to now offer more data at faster speeds, in a possible attempt to take on Jio GigaFiber, for which registrations began recently on August... Read more »

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 »