YouTube to Live Stream Coachella 2017 for Free

    Video-sharing website YouTube is set to live-stream the first weekend of Coachella 2017. From April 14-16, Coachella’s YouTube channel will carry performances live available for free, reported Variety. The lineup for the music fest this year includes Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead, Lorde, Bon Iver, the xx, Future, ScHoolboy Q, Two Door Cinema… Read More YouTube to Live Stream Coachella 2017 for Free

Samsung Display Reportedly Expects Foldable Smartphones to Be Commercialised in 2019

While some reports from earlier this year indicated that Samsung is looking to launch a foldable smartphone by as early as Q3 this year, a report cites Samsung Display’s principal engineer Kim Tae-woong to say such smartphones may not be commercialised until 2019. As per Kim Tae-woong, the bezel-less display by the company already sells… Read More Samsung Display Reportedly Expects Foldable Smartphones to Be Commercialised in 2019

Trump signs repeal of broadband internet privacy rules

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House said, a victory for internet service providers and a blow to privacy advocates. Republicans in Congress last week narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support and over the strong objections of privacy advocates.… Read More Trump signs repeal of broadband internet privacy rules

Donald Trump signs bill that lets internet companies sell people’s browsing history

Donald trump  has signed a law allowing internet companies to sell people’s browsing histories. The new bill scraps a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule that let customers control what internet companies do with information on what websites they have visited. Supporters of the change have argued that keeping browsing information private would stop innovation and… Read More Donald Trump signs bill that lets internet companies sell people’s browsing history

Snapchat Debuts a Search Tool, Snap’s First Major Product Since IPO

Snap Inc., the maker of mobile messaging service Snapchat, unveiled a way for users to submit video and photos to stories that can be searched and seen by a wider audience. Snap had been hand-curating publicly submitted stories into video reels about ongoing events, like the Super Bowl or the Women’s March. Now the company… Read More Snapchat Debuts a Search Tool, Snap’s First Major Product Since IPO

Verizon Creates New Operating Structure, Hires Former Ericsson CEO

Verizon Communications said on Friday it would change its operating structure to focus on three areas, and named former Ericsson Chief Executive Officer Hans Vestberg to lead its newly created network and technology team. Vestberg’s team will work on building out the company’s fibre network infrastructures, Verizon said. He will initially be based in Sweden,… Read More Verizon Creates New Operating Structure, Hires Former Ericsson CEO

Lawmakers’ Internet Records Aren’t for Sale, Industry Says – but Not Everyone’s Convinced

Donations are pouring in to buy the internet browsing data of members of Congress who this week sent President Donald Trump legislation scrapping restrictions on internet providers sharing user records without consent. Industry representatives tell U.S. News they won’t be selling the browsing histories of individual lawmakers, but uncertainty about success hasn’t stopped a steady… Read More Lawmakers’ Internet Records Aren’t for Sale, Industry Says – but Not Everyone’s Convinced

Germany bans internet-connected ‘spy’ doll Cayla

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called ‘My Friend Cayla’ that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto “hidden spying device”. Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency which enforces bans on surveillance devices. “Items that conceal cameras or microphones and that are capable… Read More Germany bans internet-connected ‘spy’ doll Cayla

TRAI Forms Joint Panel to Identify Outdated Regulations

  Telecom regulator TRAI has set up a joint committee consisting of industry representatives to examine and identify regulations and tariff orders that are out of sync with times. “We have formed a joint committee with industry representatives, which will identify regulations and tariff orders that have become obsolete. The committee will give its advice to… Read More TRAI Forms Joint Panel to Identify Outdated Regulations