Visa CEO Charles Scharf to Resign, Former American Express President Alfred Kelly to Take Over

Visa CEO Charles Scharf to Resign, Former American Express President Alfred Kelly to Take Over

Visa Inc said Chief Executive Charles Scharf, who orchestrated the company’s reunion with its European affiliate, is stepping down and will be succeeded by former American Express Co President Alfred Kelly. Kelly, who already sits on Visa’s board of directors, will take...
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Yahoo Says Automatic Mail Forwarding Will Be Re-Enabled Soon

Yahoo Says Automatic Mail Forwarding Will Be Re-Enabled Soon

As Yahoo’s embattled email service suffers through a slew of bad news, including a hack that compromised more than 500 million accounts, some users are finding it hard to leave. Automatic email forwarding was disabled at the beginning of the...
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Google Photos Gets Significant Update; Can Create Animations From Your Videos

Google Photos Gets Significant Update; Can Create Animations From Your Videos

Google’s Photos app already had features that allowed it to automatically create albums alongside making concept-based movies out of pictures taken. Now, the Photos app is receiving significant update that allows it to create shareable animations from th...
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Google to Shut Down Panoramio Photo Sharing Service Next Month

Google to Shut Down Panoramio Photo Sharing Service Next Month

Technology giant Google will shut down Panoramio, the location-centric photo sharing service that the company used to augment its Google Maps and Google Earth services, in November, a media report said. Panoramio, the service which Google acquired in 2007, wil...
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Yahoo Disputes Report on E-Mail Scanning for US Government

Yahoo Disputes Report on E-Mail Scanning for US Government

Yahoo is disputing a report that said it built a software program to scan customers’ incoming e-mails for US intelligence agencies, an effort to reassure consumers as the company comes under growing scrutiny ahead of a planned acquisition by Verizon...
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Intex Joins mRUPEE to Launch Mobile Wallet Service

Intex Joins mRUPEE to Launch Mobile Wallet Service

Domestic smartphone-maker Intex technologies on Thursday announced its partnership with Tata Teleservices subsidiary mRUPEE to launch its first mobile wallet service. The Intex MyWallet will help make payments with integrated payment functionalities and conven...
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A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google, Less So for Moonshots

A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google, Less So for Moonshots

Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google – but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ranging from robotic cars to internet-beaming balloons, which are suffering costly growing pains. A year after Alphabet....
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Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 With Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched at Rs. 9,999

Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 With Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched at Rs. 9,999

Xiaomi on Wednesday launched its first smart home product in India – the Mi Air Purifier 2. Priced at Rs. 9,999, the Mi Air Purifier will be available from 12pm IST September 26 via Mi.com, and from 12am IST on...
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Taiwan Asks Google to Blur Images Showing New South China Sea Facilities

Taiwan Asks Google to Blur Images Showing New South China Sea Facilities

Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei’s sole holding in the disputed South China Sea. The revelation of new...
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Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Now Rolling Out to All Supported Search Results

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Now Rolling Out to All Supported Search Results

Google in February introduced its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project to reduce load time for mobile webpages. If you’ve noticed some stories with a small ‘lightning’ symbol on it, it means those pages open within a second. Initially, the ...
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