Amazon Says Refusal to Appear Before Indian Parliamentary Panel a Misunderstanding

Representatives of Amazon.com in India have refused to appear before a parliamentary panel reviewing the country’s privacy bill, an Indian lawmaker said on Friday, an allegation the US commerce giant said was a result of a misunderstanding. Source: Gadgets 360…

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WeChat US Ban: Judge Denies Latest Government to Remove App From Stores

A US judge in San Francisco on Friday rejected a Justice Department request to reverse a decision that allowed Apple and Alphabet’s Google to continue to offer Chinese-owned WeChat for download in U.S. app stores. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Apple’s COVID-19 App Updated With New Screening Questions, Recommendations to Prevent Coronavirus

Apple launched its own COVID-19 app back in March, right after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic. Now, the Cupertino-based tech giant has added new improvements to the app in its latest update. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Microsoft Is Bringing a Skype Meet Now Button to Your Windows 10 Taskbar for Quick Video Calls

Microsoft is bringing a “Meet Now” icon to the taskbar of the latest Windows 10 version to let users quickly set up a video call and invite their friends and colleagues to discuss things virtually. The new development comes over six months after the Redmond company introduced the Meet Now…

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Google Play Music Begins Shutting Down for Users, YouTube Music Gets New Features

Google Play Music has shut down for several users. The site, and in some cases Android app too, says that Google Play Music is no longer available, and suggests users to transfer to YouTube Music. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Cisco’s Webex Close to 60 Million Users, to Get New Noise-Filter Feature

Cisco’s video-conferencing app Webex clocked 590 million participants in September and is on track to record over 600 million this month, nearly double the numbers recorded in March when countries started shutting down due to the pandemic. It also plans to roll out a feature to filter background noise. Source:…

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WhatsApp Testing Join Missed Calls, Biometric Lock Features: Report

WhatsApp assists to be testing ‘Join Missed Calls’ and ‘Biometric lock’ features — they have been spotted in beta version 2.20.203.3 update. The ‘Join Missed Calls’ feature will allow users to join an ongoing call mid-way if they didn’t answer the phone initially. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Jio Phone Users Get JioCricket App to Receive Latest Cricket Match Updates

Jio Phone users have received a dedicated cricket app called JioCricket. The new app provides access to live scores, match updates, and cricket news and videos under one roof. The JioCricket app on the Jio Phone also comes in multiple Indian languages and is designed to provide users with the…

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Uber, Lyft Lose Appeal to Avoid California Labour Law; Cannot Classify Drivers as Independent Contractors

An appeals court on Thursday rejected a bid by Uber and Lyft to avoid having to continue treating drivers as independent contractors while battling the California labour law. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Facebook Oversight Board Now Accepting Cases for Review, Unlikely to Play Role Before US Election

Facebook’s independent Oversight Board, that can overrule company decisions on whether to take down posts and recommend policy changes, started accepting cases for review on Thursday. Source: Gadgets 360…

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WhatsApp to Offer In-App Purchases via Facebook Shops, Enter Cloud Hosting Services

Facebook said its WhatsApp messaging app would start to offer in-app purchases and hosting services, as it moves to boost revenue from the app while knitting together e-commerce infrastructure across the company. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Apple Removes Stadium App That Allowed Stadia to Run on iOS Devices From App Store

Apple has removed Stadium browser app that allows users to run Google Stadia on iOS devices. The company also shared some background on why it did so. Apple, citing a section in the App Store Guidelines, stated that the Stadium app “uses public APIs in a way that Apple does…

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Netflix to Go Free for 48-Hours in India This December, App Code Reveals

Netflix is hosting a 48-hour free trial in India in December to promote its Web streaming service among people who could potentially transform into its subscribers. An early reference about the trial has been spotted on the latest Netflix app for Android devices. The app appears to have the code…

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