Category: Internet

Google Parent Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Cancels Toronto ‘Smart City’ Project

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has pulled the plug on its Toronto “smart city” project, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty” in a setback for the city’s long-planned waterfront revitalisation. Sidewalk Labs had developed a proposal for a futuristic, data-driven city development along Toronto’s Downtown Lakeshore. It was working with a government-mandated agency, Waterfront Toronto, that planned to vote on […]

Flipkart Faces Further Antitrust Probe in India

HIGHLIGHTS NCLAT asked CCI to investigate whether Flipkart had abused its position AIOVA had filed the appeal at NCLAT Flipkart has denied the allegations Walmart’s Flipkart faces a further antitrust probe in India after an appellate tribunal asked the competition watchdog to investigate whether the company had abused its dominant position in e-commerce. The All […]

Google Fires Four Staffers Amid Protests, Accuses Them of Data-Security Violations

Photo Credit: Washington Post photo by Greg Bensinger Rebecca Rivers addresses a Google-employee rally protesting the company Google announced Monday it had fired four employees for what it said were violations of its policies around accessing and sharing internal documents and calendars, amid rising tensions over what some workers say is a newly concerted effort […]

Hassan Rouhani Warns Cannot Allow Protests To Cause “Insecurity” In Iran

Hassan Rouhani defended the controversial petrol price hike that triggered the protests Tehran:  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Sunday that riot-hit Iran could not allow “insecurity” after two days of unrest killed two people and saw authorities arrest dozens and restrict internet access. “Protesting is the people’s right, but protesting is different from rioting. We […]

Samsung Camera App Suggests Imminent Launch of a Galaxy Phone With 108-Megapixel Camera

Photo Credit: XDA-Developers Samsung has already launched a 108-megapixel sensor called the ISOCELL Bright HMX Highlights The 108-megapixel sensor will likely produce pixel-binned photos 2×2 or 3×3 pixel array will output 27-megapixel or 12-megapixel photos Samsung Galaxy S11 is expected to pack a 108-megapixel sensor Samsung’s own 108-megapixel ISOCELL Bright HMX camera sensor has already […]