The likely ‘Indian angle’ in Microsoft’s acquisition of TikTok

Microsoft Corp is chasing a deal to buy all of TikTok’s global business, the Financial Times reported, citing five people with knowledge of the talks. However, a source familiar with the discussions told Reuters that Microsoft had not raised the prospect of buying all of TikTok in its negotiations with ByteDance. Microsoft had said it […]

The likely ‘Indian angle’ in Microsoft-TikTok deal

BENGALURU: Microsoft is chasing a deal to buy all of TikTok’s global business, including the viral video app’s operations in India and Europe, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. One investor pegged the value of Tik-Tok’s India business at as much as $10 billion. Microsoft had said on […]

Best smartphone deals for August 2020: iPhone, Samsung, and Google Pixel

Samsung Galaxy smartphone deals More than ten years after their inception, Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones still command the lion’s share of the Android smartphone market and could arguably be considered Apple’s main competition worldwide (although Apple currently enjoys a larger market share in the U.S. than all Android phone brands combined). As you probably inferred from […]

Apple says cloud gaming apps like Google Stadia violate iOS app store rules

Tech giants such as Microsoft and Google have been trialing a new way to play games with their Project xCloud and Stadia cloud services. However, they’ve oddly remained absent on iPhones and iPads and at long last, Apple has broken the silence on why iOS users have been left out.

How to speed up Windows

SSDs (solid-state drives) don’t suffer the effects of defragmentation because there’s no spinning disk to hunt around to find data, meaning you don’t need to worry about defragging them. In fact, you don’t want to defrag SSDs — they wear out over time, and the process of defragging them would shorten their lifespans. Instead, SSDs […]

Trump issues orders for U.S. ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 days

The order would effectively ban WeChat in the United States in 45 days by barring “to the extent permitted under applicable law, any transaction that is related to WeChat by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, with Tencent Holdings Ltd.”

Trump orders ban on dealings with TikTok’s Chinese owner

Trump, who has locked horns with China on a range of issues including trade and the coronavirus pandemic, has set a deadline of mid-September for TikTok to be acquired by a US firm or be banned in the United States.

Flames eliminate Jets by taking Game 4

With a 2-0 lead, the Flames could have cruised during the middle frame. Instead, Calgary kept the pressure on, including generating a 19-8 shots on goal advantage in the second period, even with a 2-0 lead. It wasn’t until the third that the Jets really flexed their remaining muscles to test Cam Talbot.

Keefe: Maple Leafs ‘got what we deserved’ in Game 3 OT collapse vs. Columbus

When you consider the broader strokes, that’s true. When you zoom in, however, there are some key differences between these collapsing Maple Leafs and those collapsing Maple Leafs. Namely, Sheldon Keefe resides behind the bench as head coach for his first Maple Leafs playoff push.

Rawalpindi: Suspects booked for filming woman after stripping her clothes

RAWALPINDI: Police confirmed on Thursday that they registered a complaint against a group of men accused of filming a teenage girl on a road in Rawalpindi after stripping off her clothes, posting the video clip online, and allegedly gang-raping her.