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5G promises super-fast connections which tech evangelists say will transform the way we live our lives, enabling everything from self-driving cars to remote surgery and automated manufacturing.

Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok app Apr 24 2019

The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions.

Mobile Premier League raises $35.5 Mn from Sequoia, others Apr 24 2019

Mobile gaming platform, MPL on Wednesday announced a fund raising of USD 35.5 million led by Sequoia India, Times Internet and Goventures.

Twitter adds feature for users to report content that misleads voters Apr 24 2019

Twitter said Wednesday it is adding a feature on its platform to allow users to easily report misleading content on voting and elections, as the microblogging firm stepped up efforts to tackle the menace of misinformation.

OnePlus 7 Series Latest Leaks And Launch Date Revealed Apr 24 2019

The wait is finally over as OnePlus 7 has revealed the launch date for its upcoming flagship devices. The Chinese smartphone company, known for producing flagship killers, will come out with the successor to the OnePlus 6T on May 14 in Bengaluru at the Bangalore International Convention Centre.

Twitter reports surprise quarterly user growth, revenue beats Apr 23 2019

Twitter Inc on Tuesday posted better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and a surprise rise in the number of monthly active users, a sign that the social media platform may be on a sustainable path after a year of stagnant user growth.

Facebook's flood of languages leave it struggling to monitor content Apr 23 2019

Facebook Inc’s struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company’s inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.

Millions using '123456' as password: Security study Apr 22 2019

Millions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, with "123456" being the most widely-used on breached accounts, suggests a security study.

Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire Apr 21 2019

Just giving a chat bot human name or adding human-like features to its avatar might not be enough to win over a user if the device fails to maintain a conversational back-and-forth with that person, say researchers.