FROM APRIL 1, EXPECT DISRUPTIONS TO THESE TYPES OF CARD PAYMENTS: 10 FACTS

Payments made automatically from your account for mobile, utility, and other bills as well as subscription charges for over-the-top (OTT) platforms are likely to be disrupted from April 1 because of a new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) rule. The…

RBI EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR RECURRING ONLINE TRANSACTIONS RULE BY 6 MONTHS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday extended the deadline for implementing the system for an additional factor of authentication (AFA) for processing recurring online transactions until September 30. As a result of the extension, banks and financial institutions…

SAMSUNG LAUNCHES TV PLUS SERVICE IN INDIA FOR SAMSUNG’S SMART TVs, AND SMARTPHONES

Samsung TV Plus app, which will allow Samsung Smart TV and smartphone users to watch select TV channels for free, was launched in India on Wednesday, March 31. The ad-supported service is available in 13 other countries including the US,…

GOOGLE STARTS TESTING FLoC AS ALTERNATIVE FOR COOKIES: HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS

Google stunned the world a few weeks ago when it announced that it was turning off support for third-party cookie support in its Chrome browser, a move that will change how advertising companies — including Google themselves, track users around…

SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 FE 5G LAUNCHED IN INDIA WITH SNAPDRAGON 865 SoC: HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G was launched in India on Wednesday, March 31. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE debuted in both 4G and 5G variants in the US last year in September, but only its 4G variant was introduced in…

YOUTUBE TESTING WITH HIDING DISLIKES ON CREATORS’ VIDEOS TO PROTECT THEIR WELL-BEING

YouTube is experimenting with hiding ‘dislikes’ on creators’ videos to discourage “dislike mobs” from “deliberately downvoting videos” from channels and creators. This particular experiment is slightly different from other solutions YouTube had previously thought of to stop dislike mobs from…

ZTE S30, ZTE S30 PRO, ZTE S30 SE LAUNCHED WITH 5G SUPPORT: PRICE, SPECIFICATIONS

ZTE S30, ZTE S30 Pro, and ZTE S30 SE have been launched in China. The latest ZTE phones come with a hole-punch display design and have 5G-supported chipsets. While ZTE S30 Pro carries a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC, the ZTE…

MI NOTEBOOK PRO 15 WITH OLED DISPLAY, MI NOTEBOOK PRO 14 LAUNCHED WITH 120HZ DISPLAY

Mi Notebook Pro 15 and Mi Notebook Pro 14 laptop models were launched in China on Tuesday. The two laptops are powered by 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake CPUs and Nvidia GeForce graphics. The main differentiating factor between the two…

GOOGLE MEET FREE UNLIMITED CALLS EXTENDED TO JUNE THIS YEAR

It has been over a year since people moved to video conferencing for work, studies, and other remote activities like birthdays and even weddings. Some office-goers are slowly resuming their work as they usher into physical spaces while a large…

MI MIX FOLD DEBUTS AS XIAOMI’S FIRST FOLDABLE: PRICE, SPECIFICATIONS

Mi Mix Fold has debuted as Xiaomi’s first foldable phone. The new phone competes directly with the likes of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Huawei Mate X2. The new smartphone is a part of the Mi Mix series that…