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US to announce, but defer, retaliation over French digital tax:

The Trump administration will announce actions against France over its digital services tax but will defer them while France defers tax collections from U.S. technology firms, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said. The actions, expected by industry to be announced on Friday, are tied to a U.S. Section 301 probe into France’s digital tax, which […]

Nokia launches data centre networking tools, developed with Apple

Finland’s Nokia launched a set of tools on for data centre networking, developed in cooperation with Apple Inc, to help companies to manage the growth in traffic as 5G and machine learning technologies roll out. As the usage of 5G networks expands, vast quantities of data will be generated as more household appliances and other […]

Realme X50 Pro 5G’s First Sale in Four Months to

Realme X50 Pro 5G is all set to go on sale in India on July 13 after a long wait. The phone was launched in the country in February, and has been sold via flash sales ever since. The last flash sale of the Realme X50 Pro 5G was held in March, and the phone […]

Dell XPS Desktop Refresh With 10th Generation Intel Processors, Up

Dell XPS desktop has been refreshed with latest 10th generation Intel Core processors and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX GPUs. There is a standard and a Special Edition, with a variety of configurations that Dell lets you choose from, depending on your needs. Based on the variant you choose, the cabinet is either black or […]

Google confirms new Nest smart speaker with official photo and

Google has responded to the inadvertent reveal of a new Nest smart speaker through regulatory filings by, well, confirming its existence. The company just sent The Verge an official photo of the device, referring to it only as “what the Nest team is working on from home.” The speaker looks somewhere between the pillowy Nest […]

Dell XPS 15 gets new ‘frost’ white color option coming

Dell is adding a new color option to its popular XPS 15 laptop for the first time ever, and it’s a huge visual upgrade to the usual silver aluminum and black carbon fiber of the standard model. Dell is calling the color option frost, and it comes with a ”frost machined aluminum with arctic white […]

YouTube not obliged to inform on film pirates, Europe’s top

BRUSSELS: Google‘s YouTube is not required to hand over the email or IP address of users who upload films illegally to its video platform, Europe‘s top court ruled on Thursday, saying there must be a balance between protecting personal data and copyright. The case came before the Luxembourg-based Court of Justice of the European Union […]

Mastercard to invest Rs 250 crore to support Indian SMEs

Global leader in payment technology Mastercard on Thursday announced an additional Rs 250-crore investment to help small businesses in the country, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The investment, which is over and above the USD 1 billion committed for the Indian market till 2025, will be focussed on helping small businesses go digital, making access to […]

Sony buys $250 million stake in Fortnite creator Epic Games

Sony has made a $250 million investment in Epic Games, the two companies announced on Thursday, giving Sony a minority interest in the game development studio. The investment lets the two companies “broaden their collaboration across Sony’s leading portfolio of entertainment assets and technology, and Epic’s social entertainment platform and digital ecosystem to create unique […]

Will We Recognize Life on Mars When We See It?

Percival Lowell wasn’t the first to think he’d discovered life on Mars, but he was among the last. In the late 19th and early 20th century, the American astronomer published a series of books promoting his theory that observable features on the surface of the Red Planet were the handiwork of an intelligent species on […]