Government Postpones Deadline for VPN Providers to Store, Share User Data

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) appointed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has extended the implementation date of its April 28 order in which it asked virtual private network (VPN) providers to register and preserve user information for at least five years. Additionally, the compliance deadline for all government and private […]

Facebook-Owner Meta Launching High-Fashion Clothing Store for Avatars

Facebook-owner Meta Platforms is launching a digital clothing store where users can purchase designer outfits for their avatars, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday. Initial fashion brands participating in the store launch will be Balenciaga, Prada, and Thom Browne, but Meta aims to make the store an open marketplace where developers can create and […]

Apple’s App Store Stopped Nearly $1.5 Billion Fraudulent Transactions in 2021

Apple on Wednesday acknowledged its strict App Store policies saying that it blocked potentially fraudulent transactions worth around $1.5 billion (roughly Rs. 11,021 crore) last year. The Cupertino giant claimed that it wiped out over 1.6 million risky and vulnerable apps and app updates from defrauding users. In 2021, with the App Review process, apps […]

IKEA to Launch First Store in Bengaluru on June 22

IKEA India (part of the Ingka Group), Swedish home furnishings retailer, said on Tuesday it will launch its first store in the city, on June 22. The large-format store will be connected to the Nagasandra metro station, it said in a statement. IKEA India also announced Anje Heim as the Market Manager for the Karnataka […]

Google Removing Movies and TV Tab From Play Store on Android

Google has reportedly started removing the Movies & TV tab from its Play Store app on Android devices. Google had already announced that the company is retiring its ‘Movies and TV’ section from the Android devices in March. Users will no longer be able to browse, search, buy or rent television shows and movies from […]

Russia’s VK Launches Home-Made App Store to Replace Western Rivals

Russian internet group VK launched a home-made app store on Wednesday, the latest in a Kremlin-endorsed drive to create a raft of domestic digital services to replace Western rivals. VK, often dubbed “Russia’s Facebook”, said a beta version of the store, named RuStore, would be available for Android users from Wednesday. Apple and Alphabet’s Google, […]

Google to Allow Match to Offer Alternate Payment Systems on Play Store

Match Group said on Friday that Alphabet’s Google will allow the dating apps maker to offer users a choice in payment systems, eliminating Google’s control over user data. Match sued Google in May, calling the action a “last resort” to prevent Tinder and its other apps from being booted off the Google Play store for […]

US Launches $3.5 Billion Programme to Capture and Store CO2

The US Energy Department launched a programme on Thursday to fund four large-scale projects across the country that can remove carbon dioxide from the air, investing $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 27,130 crore) in a nascent technology the Biden administration says is necessary to meet a goal of achieving net zero emissions by mid century. The agency […]

The Best Discounts in the Epic Games Store Mega Sale 2022

Epic Games Store Mega Sale 2022 went live on Thursday and will last till June 16 at 11am ET / 8:30pm IST. There are discounts of up to 75 percent on over 1,600 games and add-ons. You will also get limitless Epic Games Store Mega coupons throughout the duration of this sale that will provide […]

App Store, Google Play Store Said to Have 1.5 Million ‘Abandoned’ Apps

Over 1.5 million apps have been found ‘abandoned’ on the App Store and Google Play store, a report has claimed. The term ‘abandoned’ here means that these over 1.5 million apps haven’t been updated in over two years, raising eyebrows as they could pose problems for the safety and security of users. The news comes […]

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