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The new feature will be rolled out in phases
The demand for video conferencing apps have increased manifold due to lockdown.
In 2019, the Hong Kong government requested data from Google users 105 times, according to the company’s reported figures (Photo: Bloomberg)
In 2019, the Hong Kong government requested data from Google users 105 times, according to the company’s reported figures (Photo: Bloomberg)

Google, Facebook, Microsoft pause Hong Kong data requests

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter won’t process user data requests from the Hong Kong government amid concerns that a new security law could criminalize protests

Google Cloud and its rivals like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure have similar engagements with multiple technology and IT service providers (Reuters )

Google Chrome tests new feature to save battery life

  • Chrome is testing a new feature which will tends to save the battery life while working on multiple tabs
  • Studys conducted by the firm suggest that battery life will be extended by almost 2 hours or 13% with 36 pages in background

The NM1 data centre will occupy one of the five buildings spread over 18 acres that forms the Panvel data centre park
Other features of the app include scheduling meetings, sharing screens with each other and more. (JioMeet)
Other features of the app include scheduling meetings, sharing screens with each other and more. (JioMeet)

JioMeet launches additional security features to prevent hacking

  • The new safety feature will give the conference host to disallow guests from joining a meeting without sign-in and disclosing their identity
  • The enhanced feature app is available on Google's Play Store and will be shortly available on iOS

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G
The ransomware plus spyware nature makes ThiefQuest unique. (Photo: AFP)
The Poco M2 Pro will be sold in three variants
The new Livik map also gets monster trucks
FILE PHOTO: People visit Tencent's booth at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing, China November 22, 2019 (REUTERS)
The device comes with a quad-camera setup, fast charging
Trell is being pitched as an Indian alternative to TikTok
The app doesn’t seem to available on Google’s Play Store for now
Though there’s an uptick in downloads of Indian apps due to the ban, many TikTok influencers have moved to Instagram. If Indian apps don’t get their act together, China’s loss may be US’ gain. (Photo: Mint)
Though there’s an uptick in downloads of Indian apps due to the ban, many TikTok influencers have moved to Instagram. If Indian apps don’t get their act together, China’s loss may be US’ gain. (Photo: Mint)

The race to build an Indian social network

  • With a ban on Chinese apps, 200 mn Indians are looking for a new social media fix. Who will come out on top?
  • This burst of excitement will have to come to grips with some real challenges. Building a social network requires deep pockets, an innovative workforce and substantial advertising revenue

Digital rights group ProPrivacy called Facebook's move 'a win for both digital privacy and human rights in the region' (AP)
Digital rights group ProPrivacy called Facebook's move 'a win for both digital privacy and human rights in the region' (AP)

Facebook, WhatsApp say suspending user information requests from Hong Kong govt

The pause will take place 'pending further assessment' of a new national security law imposed on Hong Kong by China, and would include 'formal human rights due diligence and consultations with human rights experts'

UPI was a clear choice for making payments, commanding a net 45% market share.
Many businesses are expected to invest in intelligent automation this fiscal as part of their digital transformation mandate. (Photo: iStock)
A Bharti Airtel office building is pictured in Gurugram, previously known as Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo (REUTERS)
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