Hackers gained at least $100,000 after hacking into verified Twitter accounts

In a significant development, the twitter account of high-profile figures, including U.S tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, former U.S. President Barack Obama, among many others have been hacked and used to solicit digital currency. In a sign that marks the seriousness of…

Special Status Of Hong Kong With US Ended By Trump, Sanctions China

In addition to ending the special trade status for Hong Kong, United States president Donald Trump also signed an executive order to impose stricter sanctions targeting Chinese businesses and officials in reaction to the new Chinese national security law being imposed in Hong Kong at the beginning of this month. While condemning the move, China…

Lawsuit Filed Against Google Over Allegations Of Tracking In Apps Despite Users Opting Out

A lawsuit seeking class action status has alleged that even after users of alphabet Inc’s Google’s apps follow the company’s recommended settings for stopping monitoring of what they are doing, the company continues to record the activities of on hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. The law suit against Google has been filed by the…

Apple’s China App Store Removes More Than 2,500 Games Due To Legal Issues

According to data released by the app-analytics firm SensorTower, after United Based tech giant and iPhone maker Apple Inc closed a loophole to comply with Chinese licence requirements, authorities in China have removed more than 2,500 mobile games from Apple’s China app store. This was done in the first week of July and it as…

UK Telecos Need To Remove Huawei Parts From 5G Networks By 2027

In a reversal of sorts, the United Kingdom has directed all telecom companies of the country to remove all components and equipment from the Chinese telecom equipment making giant Huawei from their 5G networks by 2027. This has renewed a clash between London and Beijing. Additionally, after the end of the current year, UK telecom…

Google purchases 7.7% stake in Reliance Industries’ Jio platform for $4.5 billion

On Wednesday, India’s Reliance Industries stated, Alphabet Inc’s Google has decided to purchase a 7.7% stake in its digital business for $4.5 billion. The development marks yet another U.S. tech giant backing Reliance Industries’ digital business following Facebook Inc doing so in April 2020. In a webcast at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, Reliance Industries’…