Spotify has started testing curated podcast playlists

Spotify is beginning a summer of podcast playlist tests today that’ll involve the creation of curated episode suggestions around specific genres, according to a source close to the company. Spotify doesn’t currently have a way for people to discover new shows, so this is a first step toward helping creators find a bigger audience. Five […]

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Swiggy Launches a new App For Ordering Homestyle Meals

On Monday, Swiggy launched a new app called Swiggy Daily, which allows users to order a variety of simple home style meals prepared by home chefs, tiffin service providers and organised vendors. Launched in Gurugram, the service will expand to Bengaluru and Mumbai in the coming months, Swiggy said. The app allows users to schedule […]

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Telecom Minister set 100 days deadline to being 5G trials in India

The new Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has set a deadline of 100 days for 5G trials to being in India,The Economic Times reported. According to the report, the 5G spectrum auctions will be held within this year. Prasad also said that he will also look into the issue of Huawei being allowed to participate in […]

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After Huawei Ban China Threatens to Blacklist Foreign Firms

China announced on Friday that it is preparing a blacklist for foreign companies which harm the interests of Chinese firms as trade tensions with the US continue to escalate. The announcement of the blacklist comes just two weeks after the US included Chinese tech giant Huawei – accused by Washington of being a national security […]

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Tesla opens Chinese preorders for cheaper Model 3s made in China

Tesla has started taking preorders of Model 3 cars produced at its new Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. Bloomberg reports that the cars, which are available to order exclusively in China, will have a base price of 328,000 yuan ($47,510), 13 percent cheaper than the model imported from the US for a price 377,000 yuan ($54,616). The Model 3s […]

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Google To Restrict Data Access for Apps on Chrome and Google Drive Soon

Google has been recently faulted for allowing third party companies and developers access to user data, violating privacy rules across the globe. Such mishandlings have come to light ever since the Facebook Cambridge Analytica data scandal went public, forcing others to put their house in order. Keeping that in focus, Google CEO Sundar Pichai highlighted […]

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British Columbia passes emissions law banning sale of gas-powered cars by 2040

British Columbia yesterday passed an emissions law aimed at curbing the production and sale of fuel-burning cars in the Canadian province, marking North America’s most aggressive legislation to date, according to the CBC. The law mandates that 10 percent of all vehicles sold by 2025 be zero emission ones, while the sale of fuel-burning cars and trucks […]

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Gogo is developing a 5G network for planes

Gogo the in flight internet provider company has recently announced plans to bring 5G to the North American skies starting in 2021. Gogo says the new 5G service is being designed to power faster in-flight Wi-Fi on smaller commercial airlines in the continental United States and Canada, those companies’ even smaller regional jets, and on business […]

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Gmail’s confidential mode will be available for G Suite users starting June 25th

Google has recently started rolling out its confidential mode to G Suite users by default starting on June 25th. If you use Gmail at work, you’ll be able to use the tool to write a confidential email, as personal account holders have been able to do since Gmail’s mid-2018 redesign. Confidential mode is a powerful tool that […]

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Google’s Play Store now requires games to disclose the odds of receiving items in loot boxes

Google now requires Play Store app developers to disclose the odds of receiving items in loot boxes, among several other changes aimed at making its app store more kid-friendly. This brings its policy in line with the Apple App Store, and it’s happening amid a larger discussion of how to regulate loot boxes which critics describe […]

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