Uber Says Customers Give Up Right to Sue When They Agree to Use Service

A US appeals court in New York on Friday weighed arguments over whether Uber customers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its popular taxi hailing service. The case could have wider implications for Internet businesses, which often require customers to agree to bring disputes through private arbitration as part…


Google Rolling Out Instant Tethering Feature With Google Play Services v10.2

 Google is said to be adding a new feature dubbed Instant Tethering with its latest Google Play services version 10.2 framework. According to several users who have received the feature, Instant Tethering will let users connect other devices with same Google account in case there is no connection – and can be seen as an…


UberEATS Food Delivery Service to Launch Soon in India

 Raspberry Pi has now earned itself some competition as Asus has launched its Tinker Board card computer that pushes the boundaries for what card computers can achieve. Thanks to its robust hardware specifications, Asus Tinker Board is capable of playing videos at 4K resolution and supports up to 192kHz/24-bit audio. Asus says that the newly-launched…


Google Wifi App Miscalculating Data Usage Through OnHub Wi-Fi Routers

Google is said to have acknowledged that the Google Wifi app is miscalculating the data usage if a OnHub router is connected to a Google Wifi router-based mesh network. It appears that the data usage calculated by Google’s Wifi app on mixed networks is noticeably off from the usage reported by an ISP. The search…


Flipkart Sale Offers: Deals You Can’t Miss on iPhones, TVs, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, and More

Flipkart has announced a ‘Republic Day Sale’ on the online marketplace that will commence on Tuesday (12am IST) and will continue through Thursday (11:59pm IST). Interestingly, the website is asking users to vote for their favourite products by adding them to their wishlist and says that it will provide customers with the best deals on…


Yahoo Delays Sale of Core Business to Verizon

Yahoo said Monday its $4.8 billion deal to sell its core Internet assets to US telecom titan Verizon has been delayed several months. The closing originally set for this quarter has been pushed into next quarter due to “work required to meet closing conditions,” the California online pioneer said in a statement, adding that it…


Yahoo Reportedly Being Probed by US SEC Over Data Breaches

Federal officials are investigating Yahoo over how promptly the beleaguered Internet company informed the public about its historic data breaches that together affected more than 1 billion consumers, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The probe will reportedly seek to determine why Yahoo waited weeks to disclose knowledge last year of a…


Google Voice Gets Overhauled Across Android, iOS, and Web Apps

Google Voice, a call-forwarding and voicemail service started by search giant back in 2009, has received an update that provides its app with a more organised look as per the search giant. Google, by its own admission, took several years to provide a significant update to the app but has now provided it with new…


Google’s Calculator App Gets Calculation History Feature With v7.2 Update

It is usually hard to argue if there is enough room for improvement in calculator apps as apart from regular calculations, ranging from simple to complex, there is little scope for additional features. However, Google has provided a much-needed feature-calculation history – to its stock Calculator app on Android with the latest v7.2 update. The…


Amazon Makes ‘Computer’ a Wake Word for Alexa

Amazon has added a new wake word that can now be used by users to wake up Alexa on its voice-activated smart devices and much to the delight of Star Trek fans out there, it is ‘computer’. For those who are not aware of the reference, the on-board computer on Starship Enterprise was called upon…