Google ‘Tez’, new UPI-based payments app, to launch in India

Google has released a new mobile app in India for making payments simple. This new app named as “Google Tez” is a simple and secure way to pay for things, big and small, online and offline, in India. Tez is a payments and commerce app built for India on top of the Unified Payments Interface … Continue reading “Google ‘Tez’, new UPI-based payments app, to launch in India”

Ubuntu switches back to GNOME desktop. Canonical will focus on Cloud and IoT instead of Phones.

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution has announced that it is stopping the development of Unity8 desktop, and will be bringing back the GNOME desktop for Ubuntu. And, Canonical had decided to end its investment in the phone business. Instead, Canonical is going to focus on the cloud and IoT. The most of … Continue reading “Ubuntu switches back to GNOME desktop. Canonical will focus on Cloud and IoT instead of Phones.”

Google announced a new parent company Alphabet

Google Inc. announced plans to create a new public holding company, Alphabet Inc., and a new operating structure to increase management scale and focus on its consolidated businesses. Under the new operating structure, its main Google business will include search, ads, maps, apps, YouTube and Android and the related technical infrastructure (the “Google business”). Businesses … Continue reading “Google announced a new parent company Alphabet”

Taiwan fines Apple for dictating iPhone price to local carriers

Apple has been fined $670K by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) for Interfering with Local Distributors’ iPhone-Pricing Plans. First time Apple has been fined for such practices. Although Apple can appeal against the fine, it could face a fine of up to $1.6 million if it does not meet the terms. In a statement FTC … Continue reading “Taiwan fines Apple for dictating iPhone price to local carriers”