Samsung, loses top spot in 4 Southeast Asian smartphone markets, Asia
Samsung loses top spot in 4 Southeast Asian smartphone markets
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The South Korean tech giant logged a 19 per cent market share in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam in the January-March period, down from 22 per cent a year earlier and slipped to the runner-up spot, according to the latest report from market researcher Counterpoint Research.
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Now Google Pay users can send money to India, Singapore
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"By the end of the year, we expect that US Google Pay users will be able to send money to people in more than 200 countries and territories through Western Union and to more than 80 countries through Wise," the company said in a blogpost. To send money internationally, start by searching for the Google Pay user you want to send money to in its app, tap "Pay" and select either Western Union or Wise.
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44 attorneys urge Facebook to drop 'Insta for kids'
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The "Instagram for Kids" app will allow children under the age of 13 to begin using the popular photo-sharing app. However, the attorneys general urge Facebook to abandon its plans to launch this new platform. The letter lists reasons and cites research to show that Facebook should not go forth with its plans to develop and market a kid-friendly version of the Instagram app, reports GSMArena.
Apple
7 Apple suppliers linked to forced labour of Uighurs in China: Report
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Working with two human rights groups, the publication identified seven Apple suppliers that allegedly supported forced labour programmes targeting the Muslim population, particularly Uighurs living in Xinjiang in China.
Facebook
Facebook will ask users to read an article before sharing
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Just like Twitter, the pop-up which is currently under testing will asks users if they're sure they want to share an article that they haven't opened. Facebook users can also choose to share it without reading if they want. The move is to curb the dissemination of false information on its platform.
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Uncertainty looms over India phone market in Covid-hit Q2: IDC
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While the vaccine roll-out programme at the beginning of the year instilled positive sentiments, the onset of the second wave of Covid-19 infections towards the end of the quarter resulted in subdued consumer demand. Thus, the inventory cycle which had shrunk earlier in 2H20 started to get longer since mid-Q1, 2021, according to the IDC's ‘Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker'.
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Botnets access private shopping data of 10 cr Indians: Report
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Gurugram-based cyber security and digital AD threat intelligence platform Com Olho claimed that government entities like the State Bank of India, ITR Forms & Verifications, Indian Railways, Bank of Maharashtra and GST etc. are also targeted to drive traffic to "websites that are running Google or other forms of advertisements on their platforms, instead of redirecting them to legitimate information".