Honeywell appoints Rajesh Rege as new India market head

As the country leader, Rege will head Honeywell’s India strategy that focuses on the company’s growth pillars of shaping a diversified portfolio of products and solutions tailored to the India market. “Rajesh Rege joins a highly capable leadership team in Honeywell’s High Growth Regions (HGR) and Honeywell India and will help build strong stakeholder engagements, … Read more

UK watchdog fines Meta $2 mn over Giphy acquisition

According to the CMA, Meta failed to notify the regulator about the resignation of three key employees and the reallocation of their roles. In November, the UK anti-trust watchdog had ordered Meta to sell Giphy, as the acquisition could harm social media users and UK advertisers. Facebook had moved to buy the online GIF platform … Read more

Samsung to reuse discarded fishing nets for its upcoming smartphones

Now and into the future, Samsung will incorporate repurposed ocean-bound plastics throughout our entire product lineup, starting with our new Galaxy devices that will be revealed on Wednesday at the Unpacked event. “Made with repurposed ocean-bound discarded fishing nets, the use of this material marks another step in our Galaxy for the Planet journey that … Read more

Twitter to let you send Direct Message straight from a tweet

Twitter feels the feature will make it easier to start a conversation from your timeline. “For when you want to reply directly to a Tweet’s author, we’re making it easier to DM them from your timeline to start a conversation,” said the micro-blogging platform. “Now testing a DM icon on Tweets with some of you … Read more

Apex Legends Mobile now available for Android users in select countries

According to developers, this early version of Apex Legends Mobile is being tested with a limited number of players, so that everyone will be able to play it. It is not globally available at the moment and is currently limited to Android users. Furthermore, Apex Legends Mobile will be available for download in regions, including, … Read more

Google TV soon likely to have ‘restricted mode’

The tech giant is developing a new feature for Google TV that will prevent adult content from automatically playing on the home screen, reports Android Central. The new content filter feature, dubbed “restricted mode,” was discovered by 9to5Google in the most recent update to the Android TV launcher. As its name implies, the feature will … Read more

$4.4 mn stolen in attack on blockchain infrastructure Meter

The company said it manages an infrastructure that allows smart contracts to scale and travel through heterogeneous blockchain networks. The Meter network, as well as the Moonriver network, were affected by the hack, reports ZDNet. Blockchain research company PeckShield confirmed that 1391 ETH and 2.74 BTC were stolen during the incident, the report said. Around … Read more

Researchers develop artificial connections for damaged nervous systems

Nerve damage to the brain, following accidents, strokes or diseases, can impair vision, movement, speech, memory and cognitive function because of missing neurons, reports news agency Xinhua. In a study published in the journal Cell Systems, researchers from the university and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle showed that communication between damaged nerve … Read more

Mozilla adds 4 privacy-centric organisation to Data Futures Lab

Place Trust, Driver’s Seat Cooperative, Drivers Coop and Digital Democracy will all get $100,000 grants as well as access to Mozilla Fellows and a network of experts who can help them build out their platforms, reports ZDNet. The apps will also get support to implement specific user-centric data governance features, policies, and practices. Mehan Jayasuriya, … Read more