Amazon inks cloud deal with Airtel in India !!

Amazon  has found a new partner to expand the reach of its cloud services business — AWS  — in India, the world’s second largest internet market. On Wednesday, the e-commerce giant announced it has partnered with Bharti Airtel,  the third-largest telecom operator in India with more than 300 million subscribers, to sell a wide-range of AWS offerings under Airtel Cloud brand to small, medium, and large-sized businesses in the country. The deal could help AWS, which leads the cloud market in India, further expand its dominance in the country. The move follows for a…

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Google has made certain words taboo for employees to head off regulators, handle lawsuits !!

While Google deals with at least four major antitrust investigations on two continents, The Markup has obtained internal documents from the company that show that parent company Alphabet has been bracing itself for years for a moment like this. Employees across the massive company have been told that certain words are off-limits in all written communications no matter how casual it might be. These taboo words include – “barriers to entry”, “market”, “network effects” etc. One of the documents obtained by The Markup is titled ‘Five Rules of Thumb for Written Communications’…

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PUBG Mobile with Erangel 2.0 now available for Android users in beta !!

PUBG Mobile players can finally experience the long-awaited Erangel 2.0 map in the latest beta update. PUBG Mobile beta 1.0 update it is available for Android users to download, and an iOS version it will be rolling out soon. PUBG Mobile shared the latest update on its Discord server. The team also talked about some details of Erangel 2.0. The revamped Erangel map will feature design changes as expected. There will be some changes made in areas such as Mylta Power, Quarry, Prison, and other play zones. Graphics have been upgraded…

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Twitter accidentally tells iOS users they can limit replies to their tweets !!

Twitter’s iOS app users saw an update on Wednesday that they could now limit who gets to reply to their tweets. However, it looks like Twitter made a mistake here. This new feature of being able to limit replies to tweets has been under testing since it May this year and it looked like Twitter has pushed out an update to the iPhone version of app that suggested that it was being more widely rolled out. A Twitter spokesperson told The Verge that they had accidentally pushed incorrect release notes and that that…

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Twitter warns users of a vulnerability in the Android app that might have allowed access to DMs !!

Twitter users were greeted by a security warning that stated that the platform had recently discovered a vulnerability in its Android app that might have impacted users. If the users had been exploited by it, it could be have allowed malicious parties access to private user data including direct messages (DMs).  The pop-up message that showed up when users opened the app read “We recently discovered a security issue in Android OS 8 and 9 that could have impacted you. Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android…

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Google’s new Cast Connect aims to make Android TVs work better with mobile apps !!

Google is making casting experience better on Android TVs. The company has introduced a new feature called ‘Cast Connect’ which essentially allows to the related app on your Android TV to stream the content. Google says that Cast Connect is based on the existing casting infrastructure. “The Cast Connect library allows your Android TV app to receive messages and broadcast media status as if it were a Chromecast,” it explains. According to Google, you can initiate a media playback on an Android TV app from a Cast-compatible application. The feature also…

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Microsoft Teams brings in support for up to 20,000 participants !!

Microsoft has just added an another feature to Microsoft teams in an effort to beat the likes of Zoom in the video-conferencing space. A part of the Advanced Communications plan, these features will be added to any paid subscription of Microsoft 365 or Office 365 subscription. The latest feature to be added to Microsoft Teams in the support for up to 20,000 participants in a live chat, but only in a view-only live event mode. If the chat it interactive, the number of participants is restricted to 1,000. Besides this feature, Microsoft Teams…

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PUBG Mobile rolls out Ancient Secret Mode, Team Gun Game !!

PUBG Mobile has rolled out its new ‘Ancient Secret Mode’ along with new in-game events and exclusive rewards. There’s also a new arena gameplay called ‘Team Gun Game’. The new update with fresh content is now available on PUBG Mobile for Android and iOS users. The new Ancient Secret themed gameplay can be selected from the Mode Selection screen. Once this mode is selected, players will be see an ancient secret building rising on Miramar and Erangel. It’s a two-story structure that begins each game at ground-level. As the game progresses,…

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Microsoft Project xCloud game streaming service launches on September 15 for Android !!

After months of staying in the testing phase, Microsoft’s cloud-based gaming platform is ready to launch. The company has said the Project xCloud will launch on September 15 for Android devices. The platform will be available as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, which is available for $14.99 ( ₹1,125 approximately). Microsoft’s Project xCloud will debut with more than 100 games for Android devices which include phones and tablets. There is no word on when the platform will be available Apple’s iOS and iPadOS. According to TheVerge, Microsoft’s xCloud will…

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Google might owe you $12, you can thank Google+ for that if you get it !!

Former Google+ users received to the  rather strange email that stated that they are not being sued but there was at least “one bug” that revealed their non-public user date to third-arty developers leading to a class-action lawsuit. Just to rejig your memory, back in 2018 the now-defunct social media site, that was created by Google to take on Facebook, was hit by a privacy flaw that allowed any third-party developer access to private user data from pretty much any profile. Within months of that, Google+ was wrapping up and preparing…

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