Month: December 2018

Google CEO Hearing in US House Likely to Be Postponed

The US House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet unit’s social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George HW Bush, Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday. Pichai had agreed to testify before the panel over Republican concerns that the company is […]

India to Have Over 800 Million Smartphone Users by 2022: Cisco

The number of smartphone users is expected to double to 829 million by 2022 from 404.1 million in 2017, projects a new Cisco report. This proliferation of smart devices will propel India’s per capita data consumption to nearly 14 gigabytes (GB) by 2022 from 2.4GB in 2017, according to Cisco’s latest “Visual Networking Index (VNI)” report. “By 2022, […]

Vivo Nex 2 Official Teasers Hint at Triple Rear Cameras, Dual Displays; Registrations Begin

Chinese handset maker Vivo has officially started teasing the next-generation Vivo Nex smartphone in China. The company has posted three teasers on its official website, teasing the arrival of the Vivo Nex 2. Based on the teasers, the smartphone is said to have dual displays, triple rear cameras, and great night photography skills. The Vivo […]

Chinese Geneticist “Feels Proud” of Baby-Gene Editing

A Chinese scientist at the centre of a controversy over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited children said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, […]