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This week’s top stories: Android Slices are live, Google Duplex expanding, March security patch rolls out, more

This week’s top stories: Android Slices are liv...

March 10, 2019 By King

In this week’s top stories: Android Slices appear in the Google app for Pixel users, Google Duplex expands to 43 states, the March security patch arrives on Pixel and Essential phones, and much more. With Google I/O 2019 only a few months away, some of the exciting developments from I/O 2018 are finally beginning to make

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UN Security Council reform process “conte...

March 9, 2019 By King

UNITED NATIONS: The slow-moving UN Security Council reform is a “very divisive” and “contentious” issue and all the member States have to walk the extra mile as they work on divergences and commonalities to ensure the process does not become a “zero sum game”, General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has said. India has been at the

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UN Security Council reform process “contentious” issue: General Assembly President
Soon, flyers will have to pay slightly higher security fee

Soon, flyers will have to pay slightly higher s...

March 8, 2019 By King

  (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Air travelers will soon be paying a little more to ensure they fly secure. The passenger security fee (PSF) of Rs 130 paid by each flyer to cover cost of security deployment at airports could see a hike. Domestic and international passenger may be required to pay Rs 20 and Rs 40

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How blockchain storage could benefit the enterp...

March 6, 2019 By King

Blockchain storage is still in the early stages of development, and many believe it isn’t ready for prime time, especially when it comes to handling large volumes of data. Even so, two primary roles have emerged that could drive blockchain data storage in the enterprise: selling excess storage and leasing storage from one of the

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How blockchain storage could benefit the enterprise
Samsung’s twice-as-fast 512GB eUFS 3.0 storage chip hits production, too late for S10

Samsung’s twice-as-fast 512GB eUFS 3.0 storage ...

March 3, 2019 By King

Samsung’s latest smartphones are storage beasts with a minimum of 128GB shipping with every device. However, they don’t come with the latest and greatest. Today, Samsung has announced that its super-fast 512GB eUFS storage chip is going into production. In a press release today, Samsung reveals that its world-first 512GB eUFS 3.0 storage chip is going

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Pure Storage Fiscal 2019: Focus On Cloud, NVMe ...

March 2, 2019 By King

Pure Storage Thursday kept its promise of a year ago by reporting its first-ever full fiscal year of profitability, and told investors to watch for more to come. The all-flash storage vendor also said that it continues to take market share not only in flash storage, but in the storage market as a whole. Charlie

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Pure Storage Fiscal 2019: Focus On Cloud, NVMe Sets Stage For Future Growth

Wednesday briefing: Trump is a ‘cheat&#82...

February 27, 2019 By King

Top story: ‘I regret the day I said “yes” to Mr Trump’ Good morning briefers. I’m Martin Farrer and it’s my pleasure to bring you the news you can use this Wednesday morning. Michael Cohen is to call Donald Trump “a racist”, a “conman” and a “cheat” in his testimony to Congress, according to a copy

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Univision anchor Jorge Ramos deported from Vene...

February 27, 2019 By King

Jorge Ramos arrives at the airport in Caracas. He said: ‘They just said to us last night that we had been expelled from the country.’ Photograph: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters The Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his five-person crew have been deported from Venezuela after they were detained in the presidential palace in Caracas during an

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