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BlackBerry to buy security firm Cylance for $1.4 billion

BlackBerry said the acquisition of Cylance would enable it to add artificial intelligence capabilities to its existing software products, the all-cash deal would close before the end of its current fiscal year in February 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends billion dollar deal with Google to keep it as default search engine

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the company's policy of keeping Google as the default search engine on Safari browser in exchange for billion of dollars.

Black Friday 2018: Here is how to get the best deals on electronics sitting in India

Black Friday 2018: If you are living in India, there's no reason to miss out on the action.

All telcos, except Jio, fail TRAI’s call drop test on highway, rail routes

According to a TRAI report, none of the telecos like Airtel, Vodafone Idea or BSNL could meet call drop benchmark on rail routes of highways, except for Reliance Jio

Facebook woes sap $17.4 billion of Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth this year

Zuckerberg, 34, who recently was the world’s third-richest person, behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, is now ranked sixth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Govt starts facility for security testing of telecom products

The Department of Telecom has set the deadline of April 2019 for mandatory testing of some telecom products including mobile phones and equipment

Apple deleting all WhatsApp Stickers apps from App Store: Report

WhatsApp has added support for third-party sticker packs as well, which means developers from around the world can create stickers for the platform

Amazon pips Google, tops global smart speaker market in Q3 2018: Report

Amazon recorded 6.3 million smart speaker shipments in Q3 2018, beating Google, that recorded shipment of 5.9 million digital speakers

Vodafone 100% cashback offer for prepaid: Here’s how to check, avail

Vodafone's 100 per cent cashback offer: Prepaid subscribers can avail cashback benefits over plans worth Rs 399, Rs 458 and Rs 509, across major telecom cirlces.

Instagram bug might have accidentally leaked passwords of some users

Instagram has apparently informed users whose passwords were leaked and those who have not been informed remain unaffected.

BlackBerry adds autonomous cars muscle with $1.4 billion Cylance buy

BlackBerry, which dominated the smartphone market a decade ago, has shifted to selling software to manage mobile devices, as well as areas such as driverless cars.

Apple recruiting chip engineers to work in Qualcomm’s backyard

Apple is seeking engineers with experience in mainstream wireless protocols like LTE and Bluetooth and for those with experience in newer technology like 5G and millimetre wave.


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