Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Facebook may soon launch home video chat product

In a reported bid to enter the hardware product market, Facebook is planning to launch a home video chat product titled “Portal” in May that will compete with Amazon’s Echo Show and Google Assistant-enabled touchscreens. According to a report by online news network Cheddar on Wednesday, “Portal” will be the first finished hardware product from

Microsoft halts some AMD chip Spectre patches after PCs freeze

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had suspended patches to guard against Meltdown and Spectre security threats for some computers running AMD chipsets after complaints by AMD customers that the software updates froze their machines. Microsoft said a in customer support blog post it had received complaints from AMD customers that their machines stopped loading

Overheated iPhone battery explodes at Apple store in Zurich; one injured

A man was injured when an iPhone battery overheated and the device exploded at an Apple Store here, leading to a temporary evacuation of those present on the premises. According to a report in www.swissinfo.ch, the incident occurred at the Apple Store on Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse on Tuesday, injuring a repairman. “According to Zurich City police,

Telco shares go up as spectrum caps eased

Shares of telecom companies were up on the back of Telecom Commission’s call to relax spectrum holding caps, giving boost to M&As and spectrum sale, as operators will try to sell their spectrum assets to get out of their debt. Idea Cellular’s stocks traded at Rs 109.60, up by 0.92 on the morning hours of