Spotify Premium Now Has 100 Million Subscribers

Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent. The global leader in the sector, with double the number of subscribers of nearest rival Apple Music,…

Mi LED Smart Bulb Launched in India, Will Go Up for Crowdfunding

Mi LED Smart Bulb has been launched in India, at Xiaomi’s New Delhi launch event for the Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 on Wednesday. The smart bulb supports with both Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, as well as Google Assistant. Other features of the Mi LED Smart Bulb include support for…

Apple Sued for $1 Billion by Teenager for Falsely Accusing Him of Theft

A New York student sued Apple for $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,000 crores), claiming the company’s facial-recognition software falsely linked him to a series of thefts from Apple stores. Ousmane Bah, 18, said he was arrested at his home in New York in November and charged with stealing from an Apple store. The arrest…

Amazon Echo Led Indian Smart Speakers Market in 2018

Amazon Echo led the Indian smart speakers market with 59 percent share in 2018, followed by Google Home with 39 percent unit share, a new report from International Data Corp (IDC) said on Thursday. According to IDC’s “India Monthly Smart Speaker Device Tracker”, a total of 753,000 units were shipped…

Google Assistant’s Continued Conversation Feature Comes to Smart Displays

Google is rolling out support for the “Continued Conversation” feature on Smart Displays to allow users to have a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Google Assistant instead of having to repeat the “Hey Google” command every time. The feature was first rolled out for only audio to Google Home, Home…

Boeing Conducts Final Test Flight of 737 Max With Software Fix

Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 Max model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said Wednesday. CEO Dennis Muilenberg tweeted a video where he said the test flight was carried out on Tuesday, adding that test pilots have…

Huawei Makes Second Attempt at Brazil Smartphone Market With P30 Series

A salesman turns on a new Huawei P30 smartphone for a customer China’s Huawei Technologies is making a second attempt at cracking the Brazilian smartphone market, the fourth-largest in the world, with the launch of two high-end handsets this month, after its cheaper offerings failed to catch on earlier in the…