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India retracts personal data bill, will present a new legislation

The government of India has reportedly withdrawn the Personal Data Protection Bill, which it had unveiled back in 2019, garnering immense scrutiny from tech giants and privacy advocates over fear that the bill could restrict their way of managing sensitive information while granting authorities more

UK teens and adults are turning to TikTok, Instagram for news: Ofcom

A survey by the UK’s Office of Communications, also known as Ofcom, has reportedly found that the social media platform TikTok is the fastest-growing news source for adults in the UK, with roughly 50% of them following content creators instead of conventional news houses for updates. As per

Google finally gets ready to compete with Apple’s close-knit ecosystem

Google, the renowned American technology giant, has reportedly started to compete with smartphone sector major, Apple's close-knit ecosystem. Last week at Google's I/O developer conference, the firm unveiled a slew of premium products, including the long-rumored Pixel Watch, Google Pixel 7,

New UK Gov app to stop fake profiles from duping officials, businesses

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure, UK, reportedly launched a new app, called Think Before You Link, aimed at preventing people from getting duped by fake accounts and profiles on social networking sites. Ken McCallum, Director General of British intelligence agency, MI5, wa

Bucketplace raises $182m to enhance its home improvement app with AR

South Korean startup, Bucketplace, has reportedly raised $182 million in Series D round, to accelerate its geographical expansion plans as well as hire more specialists for adding an AR feature to its home decorating and interior app OHouse. Jay Lee, co-founder and CEO of Bucketplace, stated the

Samsung Electronics records 51% increase in operating profit in Q1

South Korean electronics giant, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has reportedly logged a 51% rise in its operating profits for the first quarter of this year, the firm’s earnings guidance has shown.  According to the firm, the primary driving factor behind the profits was the strong deman

Match Group launches dating app ‘Stir’ for single parents in the US

American dating app major, Match Group, has reportedly announced the launch of a new online service called Stir, a dating app that will exclusively cater to single parents in the United States. With the new release, the company aims to be able to address the untapped 20 million single-parent demogr

Samsung’s new affordable & popular Galaxy A series to launch this week

Samsung Electronics, the renowned South Korean electronics firm, has reportedly announced that its new Galaxy A smartphones would be unveiled on Thursday this week. The Galaxy A is the company's entry-level device, aimed at users looking for more cost-friendly smartphones with flagship specifica

Gaming firm Loco locks $42M in a funding round led by Hashed & others

Loco, an Indian live game streaming platform, has reportedly secured $42 million in a funding round headed by the cryptocurrency firm Hashed, with participation from Catamaran Ventures, Makers Fund, along with Korea Investment Partners. Additionally, Krafton, Lumikai, and Hiro Capital also took part