Month: July 2020

YouTube Plans to Cut Down Recommendations of Hindi Videos Spreading Conspiracy Theories

HIGHLIGHTS YouTube initially limited borderline content in the US The updated reached India recently but only for English videos YouTube claims to have moderators understanding Indic languages YouTube is planning to add Hindi support to its mechanism that reduces the recommendations and visibility of content that could spread conspiracy theories, an executive said. The change […]

IBM Posts Gains as Customers Accelerate Shift to Cloud

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from the cloud business rose 30 percent to $6.3 billion IBM’s total revenue fell 5.4 percent to $18.12 billion The company’s shares rose 5 percent in after-hours trading International Business Machines (IBM) beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Monday and signalled that demand in its cloud computing business would get a boost as […]

Apple iPhone Supplier Joins Wave of Tech Investment in India

HIGHLIGHTS Pegatron is said to set up in the south of India Foxconn and Wistron are also looking to expand their India operations India offers a vast pool of skilled labour Apple assembly partner Pegatron is making preparations for its first plant in India, adding to a large influx of foreign tech investments in the […]

TSMC Reports Record Q2 Profits on Demand for Faster Chips

HIGHLIGHTS TSMC reported April-June net profit of TWD 120.8 billion Revenue for the quarter climbed 34.1 percent to $10.38 billion TSMC shares have risen about 10 percent this year Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) said quarterly net profit surged 81 percent to a record level and predicted hefty revenue gains for the third-quarter on robust […]

LG Aristo 5 With Octa-Core Processor, Dual-Rear Cameras Launched

LG Aristo 5 is the company’s latest entry in its budget segment. The phone comes with entry-level specifications and a price tag to match. It is powered by an octa-core processor and has a relatively smaller display compared to phones coming out nowadays. The LG Aristo 5 has thick bezels on all sides and comes […]

TikTok Corporate Structure Changes Being Evaluated by Parent ByteDance

  ByteDance is looking to make changes to the corporate structure of its short video app TikTok, a company spokesperson said on Thursday. TikTok is also in early stages to establish its headquarters, according to a source familiar with the management’s thinking. The company’s five largest offices are in Los Angeles, New York, London, Dublin, and […]