Google Chrome Updated With Fingerprint Lock for Incognito Tabs on Android: How It Works

Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode is set to get more private on Android. A new feature is rolling out to users on Android phones that will automatically lock Incognito tabs on Google Chrome when the browser is exited. Users will be able to unlock them using biometric authentication, using the fingerprint…

Google Reportedly Working on Fast Pair Setup for New Android Phones, May Debut on Samsung Galaxy S23 Series

Google is reportedly working on the ability to set up an Android phone via the company’s Fast Pair feature. The capability could reportedly debut on a smartphone with the Samsung Galaxy S23 series that is expected to be unveiled by the South Korean conglomerate at its Galaxy Unpacked 2023 event…

Apple Files Appeal Against Investigation Into Cloud Gaming and Mobile Browser Dominance by UK Watchdog

Technology giant Apple has filed an appeal against an investigation by Britain’s competition watchdog into the dominance of its mobile browsers in the cloud gaming market. Last November, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Britain’s competition regulator, launched a full investigation into cloud gaming and mobile browsers on concerns about…

Google Photos May Soon Show RAW Images Alongside Other Images on App’s Main Feed: Report

Google Photos could be getting a user interface update soon. The app, reportedly, may soon provide an integrated experience for RAW images. Enabling RAW+JPEG capture in the Camera app on both Pixel and Android phones currently creates an on-device “Raw” folder. By default, the “backup” option on this particular folder…

Google Parent Alphabet Said to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Latest Jolt to Technology Sector

Alphabet is eliminating 12,000 jobs, its chief executive said in a staff memo shared with Reuters. The cuts mark the latest to shake the technology sector and come days after rival Microsoft said it would lay off 10,000 workers. The job losses affect teams across the company including recruiting and…

PhonePe Raises $350 Million in Funding at $12 Billion Valuation, Becomes India’s Most Valuable Payments Firm

Walmart-backed PhonePe said on Thursday it raised $350 million (roughly Rs. 2800 crore) from private equity firm General Atlantic at a $12 billion (roughly Rs. 97,700) valuation, making it India’s most valuable payments firm and giving it funds to expand into the lucrative lending space. A second tranche of investments…

CCI Denies Google Allegations That It ‘Copy-Pasted’ EU’s Antitrust Order on Android

The Competitions Commission of India on Thursday denied allegations by Google that investigators had “copy-pasted” parts of a European ruling against the US firm for abusing the market dominance of its Android platform. “We have not cut, copy and paste,” N Venkataraman, a government lawyer representing the Competition Commission of…

Google vs CCI: Supreme Court Asks Whether Firm Will Institute European Regime for Pre-Installed Apps in India

The Supreme Court on Monday asked tech giant Google whether it will put in place the same regime in India as it has in Europe with respect to the pre-installed apps in Android-based mobile phones. A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala posted…

Google Pixel 7 Series Users Complain Of Poor Video Call Quality: Report

Google Pixel 7 users had earlier complained of problems with the devices and the material being defective. Several users have now newer complaints on a functional level. The video call quality on Pixel 7 phones is reportedly very poor. During video calls across multiple apps, including Google Meet, the video…