“Bloomberg Technology” is our daily news program focused exclusively on technology, innovation and the future of business hosted by Caroline Hyde in New York and Ed Ludlow from San Francisco. “Bloomberg Technology” is our daily news program focused exclusively on technology, innovation and the future of business hosted by Ed Ludlow from San Francisco and
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The Biden administration argued to the US Supreme Court on Wednesday that social media giants like Google could in some instances have responsibility for user content, adopting a stance that could potentially undermine a federal law shielding companies from liability. Lawyers for the US Department of Justice made their argument in the high-profile lawsuit filed
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Apple is rolling out iOS 16.2 RC for its beta testers, with improvements to end-to-end encryption across services and a new karaoke-based Apple Music feature introduced as part of the new update. The biggest update introduced for iPhone users in India, however, is 5G support. The RC version refers to ‘Release Candidate’, which indicates that
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One of Xiaomi’s top executives in India is leaving the smartphone maker just as it faces intensifying regulatory scrutiny and competitive pressure in the country. Chief Business Officer Raghu Reddy, who helped the Chinese company to the top of India’s smartphone and smart-television markets, resigned to “pursue different growth opportunities externally,” Xiaomi India said in
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Raja Koduri has had a long, storied career in the PC hardware industry, and was best known for developing multiple generations of graphics processing architectures at AMD and Apple before he joined Intel in 2017 to create a new Visual Computing Group. An alumnus of IIT-Kharagpur, Koduri currently serves as Executive Vice President and GM
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Pebble Frost smartwatch with Bluetooth calling and a 1.87-inch IPS touch screen has been launched in India, priced at Rs. 1,999. The new smartwatch, which bears a strong resemblance to the Apple Watch in terms of design, is an affordable basic watch with hardware-based functionality such as Bluetooth calling and fitness tracking. The Pebble Frost
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Microsoft recently considered building a “super app” that could include shopping, messaging, news and web search services among others, The Information reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The Windows-maker mulled building the app to loosen the hold of Alphabet’s Google and Apple on the mobile search space, according to the report. Microsoft
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Facebook parent Meta Platforms on Monday threatened to remove news from its platform if the US Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it easier for news organisations to negotiate collectively with companies like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook. Sources briefed on the matter said lawmakers are considering adding the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act to
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Smartwatches and fitness wearables continue to grow in popularity, with India being among the leading global markets for wearable devices. While much of this growth can be seen in the affordable smartwatch segment, we’ve also seen strong performance from brands in the premium space, where Apple and Samsung continue to excel. If you’re looking to buy
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President Joe Biden flies Tuesday to Arizona to celebrate the mammoth expansion of a Taiwanese semiconductor plant, citing the project as proof that the United States is finally breaking dangerous dependency on foreign manufacturers for the vital component. The White House announced that TSMC is unveiling plans to build a second facility in Phoenix by
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Meta Platforms’ Oversight Board recommended on Tuesday that the company revamp its system exempting high-profile users from its rules, saying the practice privileged the powerful and allowed business interests to influence content decisions. The arrangement, called cross-check, adds a layer of enforcement review for millions of Facebook and Instagram accounts belonging to celebrities, politicians and
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Amazon has seemingly teased the India launch of Prime Gaming, the company’s subscription service bundled with Prime membership that offers free PC games every month, in-game content, and a selection of Twitch benefits to its members in eligible territories. The service is not yet available for subscribers in India and a Prime membership includes mobile
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