Newspapers shut but Google made $4.7bn from news in 2018

As small and medium newspapers shut shop and big media houses handed over pink slips to…

Social media fraud increased 43% in 2018; Report

In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for…

FB spent $20mn on Zuckerberg’s security in 2018

Facebook spent $20 million on its CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security last year — four times…

Google banned 2.3 billion misleading Advertising in 2018

Aiming to make the web a better place by protecting users from misleading and inappropriate ads,…

Our hackers earned $19 mn in bug bounties in 2018; HackerOne

Hacker-powered security platform HackerOne on Friday said its community earned $19 million (nearly Rs 135 crore)…

Xiaomi leads India smartphone market in 2018, Samsung second

Chinese brand Xiaomi with 28.9 per cent market share led the Indian smartphone market in 2018,…

Google, OnePlus shipped all phones with latest Android OS in 2018

Google and OnePlus were the only brands which shipped all their smartphones with the latest version…

2018 was the fourth hottest year on record says NASA

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880 and the planet will…

Twitter bots were very active during 2018 US midterms

Thousands of bots originating in Russia and Iran – besides those created in the US —…

Samsung, Apple top 2 semiconductor chip buyers in 2018

Apple and Samsung Electronics were the top two semiconductor chip buyers in 2018, representing 17.9 per…

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