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Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits

This is a surprise to many in the developer community as Microsoft has been notoriously protective of its patents. Android and Samsung have even had to pay billions because of infringements, so Microsoft has a vested financial interest in keeping a tight grip. But Microsoft wants to change its reputation, and show how developer-friendly it…

NEWS Latest iOS 12 beta suggests dual-SIM support coming to new iPhone

9to5Mac found mentions within the operating system that there would be a second SIM card tray. There are also references to “second SIM status” and a “second SIM tray status”. In February this year, sources told Bloomberg that the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model could be offered in a dual-SIM variant for some markets. Two months…

Cisco saves $490 mn by implementing flexi timings for employees

US-based technology giant Cisco’s decision to implement flexible timings for its staff globally has resulted in savings worth $490 million on real estate portfolio. At the same time employee satisfaction has increased dramatically. Cisco, which is among the early adopters of flexible timings, provides this working option to over 80 per cent of employees, who…

Whatsapp will soon stop working of the following list of phone

If you use an old phone, or if you’ve never bothered to upgrade to the latest version of your phone’s operating system, it’s time to pay attention: WhatsApp might stop working on your phone soon. Estimates suggest more than 20 million handsets will be affected in total. Any phone running one of the following operating…

Gemalto, Qualcomm to integrate eSIM for online payments and authentication services

  Gemalto has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies to integrate mobile connectivity solutions with Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile PC platform. The effort will support the integration of Gemalto’s eSIM technology and remote subscription management solutions, with the new Secure Processing Unit (SPU) on the Snapdragon mobile PC platform. The innovation will provide LTE and forthcoming 5G connection and a foundation…

Nokia’s digital health business is in trouble

After spending US$191 million to acquire French company Withings just two years ago to enter the digital health market, the Finnish company may be about to throw in the towel. Just last week, Nokia issued a press release announcing that it has started to review “strategic options” for its Digital Health business. While the short release didn’t say exactly…

TNB new myTNB portal and mobile apps

Tenaga Nation Berhad (TNB) just launch their all new mobile apps myTNB Apps(New) apps as well as new web site call myTNB for you to monitor closely you electricity bill as well as apply for any new application, get to know when and where the supply interruption will happen and so on. The main focus…

Alibaba considers Hong Kong listing, says founder Ma

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has said that the company will “seriously consider” listing in Hong Kong, as the financial hub prepares to allow dual-class share listings. Reuters reports that Jack Ma made the comments at an event in Hong Kong, in response to remarks made by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam about how she hoped…

iflix announces original Malaysian drama series called KL Gangster: Underworld

iflix has announced the upcoming launch of its first original Malaysian drama series, called KL Gangster: Underworld. The drama, which is a six-part series will be completely filmed in Malaysia. KL Gangster: Underworld is a spin-off of KL Gangster 1 and 2, and is directed by Faisal Ishak and Syafiq Yusof. The story follows the events in…

Google has been collecting Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

We already know that Google collects information about its users to better its services, but according to a report from Quartz, the search giant also collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled on their phones. And this happens over Wi-Fi even when the phones don’t have any SIM card inserted. Quartz: Since…