Telcos provided adequate relief to low-income users despite financial stress: COAI to Trai

NEW DELHI: Industry body COAI on Thursday told the sector regulator that operators have provided adequate relief to low-income subscribers despite financial stress, and expectation of extending benefit to all prepaid users is not appropriate. Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) said in case Trai and the government still feel the need for extension of […]

Telecom sector provides adequate relief to low-income users despite financial stress: COAI to TRAI

The industry association said that adequate measures have been taken by telecom operators to support low-income users, who genuinly need help to stay connected, despite the financial stress being faced by the sector. Expectation of extending benefit to all prepaid users, even those who have the means to recharge, is not appropriate, it said.

Twitter tells users it’s sharing more personal data with advertisers

In a weird move apparently to bring in more ad dollars, Twitter has rolled back a privacy setting that allowed users to stop sharing some personal data with its advertisers, saying the update will help the company “continue operating as a free service.”

Instagram users are slammed for creating coronavirus-themed AR filters that cover users’ faces with masks and floating virus molecules

It is similar to SARS, which infected 8,000 people and killed nearly 800 in an outbreak in Asia in 2003, in that it is a type of coronavirus which infects humans’ lungs. It is less deadly than SARS, however, which killed around one in 10 people, compared to approximately one in 50 for COVID-19.

‘Some people were planning to kill me’: Jitendra Awhad fears threat to life, alleges intimidation by net user

Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, whose supporters are charged with roughing up a man from Thane over a social media post, on Thursday shared screenshots of posts by some social media users allegedly threatening to kill him. Awhad alleged that some people were planning to kill him and his residence was recced during the last […]

Maha Minister Awhad fears threat to life, alleges intimidation by net user

A Thane-based person, Anant Karmuse (40), on Tuesday claimed policemen took him to Awhad’s bungalow instead of the police station, where theminister’s men thrashed him for posting a morphed photo. The victim, in a police complaint, also alleged that he was beaten with a bamboo stick and belt in front of Awhad. The alleged incident […]

MoMo users walk to donate for the battle with COVID-19 pandemic

The badge can be exchanged for a golden pig while the food item is used to raise a normal pig into a golden pig. Golden pigs can be exchanged for cash to donate to the students of Ha Noi Medical University who are helping fight the pandemic.

New WhatsApp update makes it ‘easier’ for users to make voice and video calls

This means that users can simply open the group chat window and tap on the voice/video call icon present on the top-right corner. Doing so will automatically start a group call with four or fewer participants. Previously, users had to manually select individuals before making a group call.

Amidst lockdown, Disney Plus makes it way to India; users can start streaming from Friday

Shah Rukh Khan is the latest celebrity to come forward to donate and do his bit in the fight against coronavirus.The actor’s various companies – Kolkata Knight Riders, Red Chillies Entertainment, Meer Foundation and Red Chillies VFX – have pledged to provide support in these testing times. SRK along with wife Gauri and business partners […]

How Microsoft is trying to stop users from downloading Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft is trying to persuade users to keep Edge, the company’s new browser that replaces Internet Explorer, when they search for “Chrome” or “Firefox” on Bing. The discovery, made by VentureBeat, shows that users who use Edge in Windows 10 to search for other browsers get a small message that says: “Microsoft recommends Microsoft Edge […]