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Ajita Shashidhar
New Delhi, July 16, 2018
The retail business globally is moving towards platform play. The rationale behind this is to own the consumer at every possible touch point.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 13, 2018
1. Telecom Commission approves Net Neutrality rules for IndiaThe Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making authority under the Ministry of Telecom approved the net neutrality rules earlier this week. These rules mandate that internet service providers cannot diferentiate between web content, ensuring the Indian contiue to get non-discriminatory and unrestricted Internet access. However, mission critical services like autonomous cars and remote access surgery, which need high-speed internet lanes have been kept out of the ambit of net neutrality.2. WhatsApp issues circular to protect users against fake newsAs a part of its digital literacy initiatives, WhatsApp released a 10-point circular to help users to identify false information. These 10 points take cognisanceof loopholes usually exploited by fake news generators. The circular asks WhatsApp users to look for telltale signs to identfiy fake news. It also warns WhatsApp users to never take information they get on the instant messaging platform on its face value.3. JioPhone gets Google Maps supportGoogle Maps extended support to KaiOS, the feature-phone operating system running on JioPhone and Jiophone. The new update has alrady found its way to JioPhone. Users need to update their operating system to its latrst version following which they can find Google Maps on the Jio Store. After this, they cam intall and use the application.4. Oppo Find X launched in India at Rs 59,990Oppo Find X, the all-screen, no-notch flagship smartphone by the company has been launched in India at Rs 55,990. The device comes with a flagship spec-list - Snapdragon 845, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. What sets it apart is the screen which dominates the entire front, amounting to a screen-to-body ratio of 93.8 per cent. The front camera, other sensors and the rear dual cameras have been mounted on a motorised slider that pops out of the top.5. New Apple MacBook Pro laptops launched with better processorsApple unveiled new 13-inch and 15-inch models of Macbook Pro with faster performance, more memoory and enhanced security. The new 15-inch Macbook Pro performs 70 per cent faster than its predecessor, whereas the 13-inch Macbook Pro boasts a 100 per cent boost in performance. The new Macbook Pro laptops also come with Apple's virtual assistant Siri. With Apple's T2 chip, not only can these laptops access Siri, but also offer more secure interface.6. Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to be launched on July 19Xiaomi confirmed that it will launch the Mi Max 3 on July 19. In a poster released by the company on its Weibo account, Xiaomi claimed that the Mi Max 3 will come with a larger screen and a bigger battery. The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is likely to come with an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, coupled with either 3GB, 4GB, or 6GB of RAM, along with 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. A higher-specced Mi Max 3 Pro with the Snapdragon 710 is also expected.7. Moto E5 Plus, Moto E5 launched in IndiaMotorola launched its budget offerings, the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus, in India at Rs 9,999 and Rs 11,999 respectively. Both devices are Amazon exclusives and are available for purchase as of now. The Moto E5 is powered by Snapdragon 425 along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, whereas the Moto E5 Plus comes with the Snapdragon 430, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The USP of the Moto E5 Plus is its humongous 5000mAh battery. In the optics department, the Moto E5 Plus comes a 12MP rear camera and a 8MP front camera. The Moto E5 comes with a 13MP rear camera, albeit with lesser features and the same 8MP front snapper as the Moto E5 Plus.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 13, 2018
Telecom Commission approves Net Neutrality rules for India; WhatsApp issues circular to protect users against fake news; JioPhone gets Google Maps support; Oppo Find X launched in India at Rs 59,990; new Apple MacBook Pro laptops launched with better processors; Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to be launched on July 19 and Moto E5 Plus, Moto E5 launched in India. Watch BusinessToday.In Weekly Tech Wrap with Vivek Punj.


BusinessToday.In
July 13, 2018
Reliance JioPhone recently got support for essential apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube. Now, KaiOS, the operating system that runs in the JioPhone and JioPhone 2 will get support for Google Maps.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 12, 2018
The ministry has said the RBI will decide about the kind of data that will be stored in India and the six-month timeline. At present, only certain payment companies and their outsourcing partners store customer data, either partly or completely, in India.


Devika Singh
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
A series of lynchings across the country recently led to the death of 27 people. The mob that killed them was triggered by a morphed video about child trafficking on WhatsApp.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
Andhra Pradesh tops in ease of doing business ranking; Gujarat slips to 5thAndhra Pradesh continues to be the best state to do business in the country while neighbouring Telegana has been ranked second with Haryana at the third spot, in the ease of doing business list prepared by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial policy and Promotion (DIPP). Gujarat has slipped further to the fifth rank in the ease of doing business.Aircel Maxis case: P Chidambaram, Karti get protection from arrest till August 7Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram got relief for the third time in the Aircel Maxis case from the Patiala House Court and his son Karti for the fifth time as their anticipatory bail has been extended till August 7. The Enforcement Directorate for the first time filed a reply in the case of P Chidambaram opposing his bail plea.TCS' net profit jumps 23% to Rs 7,340 crore in June quarterIT major Tata Consultancy Services Ltd's net profit rose 6.3 per cent sequentially while 23.5 per cent on YoY basis to Rs 7,340 crore in its first quarterly results declared to stock exchanges on Tuesday. The company's net profit in the same period in the previous fiscal stood at Rs 5,945 crore, the TCS said.HDFC group m-cap crosses Rs 10 lakh crore, only second after TatasDeepak Parekh-led financial services conglomerate HDFC group saw the market capitalisation of its listed firms cross Rs 10 lakh crore mark, making it only the second Indian business house after Tatas to achieve this feat. HDFC group currently has four listed entities -- housing finance major HDFC Ltd, banking behemoth HDFC Bank, life insurance firm HDFC Standard Life and Gruh Finance -- while Tatas have nearly 30 firms listed on the stock exchange.WhatsApp's new update to reach devices soon; feature to take on fake forwardsWhatsApp has started rolling out a new feature that will clearly demarcate messages that are forwards. The Facebook-owned company has released an official blog regarding the new feature where it explains how this new feature will help in their efforts to curb fake messages and fake news. Any forwarded message will have a small \"Forwarded\" label on top.


BusinessToday.In
July 11, 2018
WhatsApp also encourages users to be mindful while sharing messages on the platform. Other than this feature, the company also provides options to either report spam or block a particular contact from their list.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 10, 2018
Motorola launches Moto E5 Plus in India at Rs 11,999Motorola has launched the Moto E5 Plus in India at Rs 11,999. The device is the younger sibling of Moto E5 which is priced at Rs 9,999. The new Moto E5 Plus comes with a 6-inch HD+ display which comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by Snapdragon 430, which is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB Of storage. The device gets a dedicated MicroSD card slot. One of the biggest USPs of the device is a 5000mAh battery that the company claims can provide 1.5 days worth of use. The device will be available via Amazon India's website and Moto Hub Stores. WhatsApp wants you to go through these 10 steps before forwarding a text/imageWhatsApp is going through a critical phase in India due to the spread of fake news leading to mob lynching. The personal nature of the application, end to end encryption and lack of any supervision on content being shared have made it a breeding ground for the spread of fake news and messages.The instant messaging company owned by Facebook has launched various features to keep a check on the spread of fake news on the platform. Recently, WhatsApp launched an 'Admins Only' feature which only allows admins to post in a group. Secondly, forwarded messages will be demarcated clearly in order to help users understand where the message is coming from. Yesterday, the company launched another feature for beta users which will highlight suspicious links shared on the platform in red. The use of this feature is still being tested and may make it to the stable build soon.Apple rolls out new update 11.4.1 that introduces USB Restricted ModeApple on Monday launched iOS 11.4.1 update that contains a crucial security feature called USB Restricted Mode. The feature allows protection against the use of USB devices -- that connect through a Lightning port -- used by cops in the US or private companies to crack iPhones by evading security features. Experts suggest the security feature could help in securing the privacy of the iPhone users but it also puts Apple at loggerheads with the police authorities, who during investigations need to access mobile devices.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 10, 2018
Motorola launches Moto E5 Plus in India at Rs 11,999; WhatsApp wants you to go through these 10 steps before forwarding a text/image and Apple rolls out new update 11.4.1 that introduces USB Restricted Mode. Watch more in this episode of Daily Tech Wrap with Danny D'Cruze.


BusinessToday.In
July 10, 2018
The instant messaging company owned by Facebook has launched various features to keep a check on the spread of fake news on the platform. Recently, WhatsApp launched an 'Admins Only' feature which only allows admins to post in a group.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
WhatsApp releases new feature to deal with sharing of suspicious linksTaking heed of the growing incidents of unsolicited messages being shared on WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned company is all set to roll out a new feature which will help in checking the misuse of the platform. The feature, called 'Suspicious Link Detection,' is currently in testing and will be rolled out in the near future.The feature is presently available on the 2.18.204 beta version of WhatsApp. Whenever a user receives a link to a third party website, WhatsApp will conduct a background check to verify the authenticity of the website and will alert the user if it identifies something suspicious.Xiaomi to conduct Mi 4 You sale to celebrate 4 yrs in IndiaXiaomi will be celebrating its four-year anniversary in India. The Chinese company launched their first smartphone in India in the year 2014. To celebrate the occasion, Xiaomi is conducting a Mi 4 You sale on its official website. The company will be offering flash sales, combo deals, and discounts on their smartphones, accessories and other products. The sale will start from July 10 and will go on till July 12.Xiaomi India website is also conducting a game called \"Find the 4\" where players will stand a chance to win the Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y2 and other prizes. The game is built only to run on a smartphone. Xiaomi's trademark flash sales will also be conducted during the three-day sale. The flash sale will be conducted at 4 pm daily during the sale. Xiaomi will be selling few of its best-selling devices at Rs 4 during the flash sales. The most extravagant offer is the Mi LED Smart TV 4 which is the company's flagship television in India and will be selling at just Rs 4. The original price of the TV is Rs 44,999. Redmi Y1, Mi Body Composition Scale, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Y2, and Mi Band 2 will also be available at Rs 4 during the flash sale. The sale is expected to end in a matter of a few seconds. Xiaomi hasn't disclosed the quantity so far.Xiaomi Mi A2 to launch on July 25 in Spain; global roll out to followBeijing-based electronics company, Xiaomi, might introduce the Xiaomi Mi A2 in Spain on July 25th, according to MySmartPrice. The device will be available in gold, blue, and black color variants. Further, it will be available in four memory configurations, viz. 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, and 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The launch date in India is still uncertain but the first generation Mi A1 will be ending its update cycle in September this year.Recently, a live image of the Mi A2 appeared on Slash Leaks, and showed the phone's display turned on, revealing details about key specs of the device. The phone appears to run on stock Android 8.1 Oreo with the May security patch installed. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
WhatsApp releases new feature to deal with sharing of suspicious links; Xiaomi to conduct Mi 4 You sale to celebrate 4 yrs in India and Xiaomi Mi A2 to launch on July 25 in Spain, global roll out to follow. Watch more in this episode of Daily Tech Wrap with Danny D'Cruze.


Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
After displacing Samsung from pole position in smartphones, Xiaomi aims for a bigger play in Indian consumer durables.


K.T.P. Radhika
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
The rising popularity of natural products has triggered a wave in the organic milk market. But there are challenges.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
Taking heed of the growing incidents of unsolicited messages being shared on WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned company is all set to roll out a new feature which will help in checking the misuse of the platform.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
1. WhatsApp suggest ways to curb fake news on its platformResponding to concerns raised by the Indian government, WhatsApp suggest ways to check the spread of fake news on its platform. These ways include product controls, digital literacy and fact-checking. WhatsApp recently introduced limited broadcasting and marking forwarded messages as product controls. The Facebook-owned instant messaging platform indicated that its deals with absue in two ways - by giving controls and information to the user to keep them safe and by proactively stopping the misuse of the platform.2. Google under fire for allowing third parties to scan Gmail inboxesGoogle faced a lot of flak for allowing third party developers scan the inboxes of Gmail users. While the Mountain View tech giant has stopped scanning its users' inboxes for sending personalised ads, it allowed third parties to continue doing the same. Some of the third party developers even had access to thousands of Gmail user accounts. Google later clarified that it vets its third-party apps to make sure they request only relevant information and do not misrepresent themselves.3. Reliance Jio launches JioGigaFiber, JioPhone 2Reliance Jio launched its much-awaited fixed fibre internet connection at its AGM this week. Dubbed the JioGigaFibre, the internet connection will carry smart home solutions and will potentially connect 50 million homes. Reliance Jio also launched the second iteration of its JioPhone, the JioPhone 2. It comes with a QWERTY keypad and access to various apps like Facebook, WhatsApp and Youtube.4. Xiaomi starts teasing Mi Max 3Xioami is expected to launch the Mi Max 3 at an event it is going to host soon. In the run up to the event, Xiaomi has started to tease the device, but in a peculiar manner. The company is re-releasing the old teasers of its Mi Max devices on its Weibo account ahead of the launch of Mi Max 3. The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 will come with a bezel-less design and a 6.99-inch screen. Inside it will have the Snapdragon 636 coupled with 6GB of RAM. A more powerful Mi Max 3 Pro is also expected to be launched with the Snapdragon 710.5. Samsung Galaxy On6 in India at Rs 14,490Samsung launched its new mid-range device, the Galaxy On6, in India. The USP of the device is its Infinity Display which comes with a HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The phone has an Exynos 7870 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM running the show. The Samsung Galaxy On6 is exclusively available on Flipkart for a price of Rs 14,490.6. OnePlus 6 rival Asus Zenfone 5Z launched in IndiaAsus launched its flagship smartphone, the Zenfone 5Z in India. The device comes with Snapdragon 845 coupled with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, or 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. At the front is a 6.2-inch LCD display with a notch at top which houses the usual sensor and an 8MP front camera. At the back is a dual camera setup with 12MP and 8MP sensors. The Asus Zenfone 5Z has been priced in a range of Rs 29,999 too Rs 36,999.7. Google goes the gaming wayGoogle is reportedly testing an online gaming streaming service, codenamed Yeti. The company might even come out with a gaming console in days to come. This will be similar to Nvidia Geforce, which allows users to play modern games on low-end devices


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 6, 2018
WhatsApp suggest ways to curb fake news on its platform; Google under fire for allowing third parties to scan Gmail inboxes; Reliance Jio launches JioGigaFiber, JioPhone 2; Xiaomi starts teasing Mi Max 3; Samsung Galaxy On6 in India at Rs 14,490; OnePlus 6 rival Asus Zenfone 5Z launched in India and Google goes the gaming way. Watch BusinessToday.In Weekly Tech Wrap with Vivek Punj.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 6, 2018
The Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp, will award $50,000 to independent researchers who study the spread of false propaganda on the communication platform and highlight measures for curtailing the same.


Mail Today Bureau
July 6, 2018
Mukesh Ambani said at the oil-to-telecom giant's 41st annual general meeting that the company will begin registrations for its fibre-to-home service JioGigaFiber from August 15.


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