Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company’s history of privacy mishaps and the device’s price and limited functionality could slow it from taking on market leaders Inc (AMZN.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google.

Political parties get ready for poll war on social media Oct 08 2018

With political temperatures soaring in Rajasthan in the run-up to the December 7 assembly elections, major parties in the state have deployed social media "warriors" to reach out to people on digital platforms.

Google welcomes UK court block on claim over data collection Oct 08 2018

Google welcomed a decision by London’s High Court to block an attempt to bring legal action over claims it had collected sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users in England and Wales.

SC asks Centre to reply on plea for appointment of Grievance Officer at WhatsApp Oct 08 2018

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to file its reply on a plea alleging that WhatsApp does not comply with the Indian laws, including the provision for appointing a grievance officer.

Google rolls out new cybersecurity solution on Play Store Oct 08 2018

Google's cybersecurity unit "Jigsaw" has rolled out a new application called "Intra" to the Google Play Store to protect users from Domain Name System (DNS) manipulation attacks, the media reported.

SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering satellite Oct 08 2018

SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering an Argentinian earth-observation satellite from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Apple 'Watch Series 4' crashing, rebooting owing to bug: Report Oct 08 2018

A bug discovered in Apple Watch Series 4 is reportedly crashing the device and causing it to get stuck on re-boot loops, the media reported.

NASA spacecraft set to visit most distant object ever Oct 08 2018

NASA's New Horizons probe is on course to flyby the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule this New Year, an event that will set the record for the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft, scientists say.

Microsoft not ready to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update: Report Oct 08 2018

Despite claims by a company executive that Microsoft tech support has the tools to help users recover the files deleted by the "Windows 10 October 2018" update, users have not yet been able to avail the facilities, a media report said.