Technology

After facing widespread criticism for eavesdropping on users' conversations via its Assistant to improve speech recognition technology, Google said that it was conducting a full review of its safeguards in this space and would take action against third-party contractors involved in this incident. ...

Adding to the ongoing tensions between the US and China, a former Tesla engineer admitted in a court filing that he did upload the company's autopilot code to his personal iCloud account last year before taking up a job in a Chinese automobile firm. ...

Taiwanese electronics major Asus on Wednesday said the company would expand its gaming portfolio with launching components like gaming monitors, routers and similar products in India. According to the company, the gaming component line-up has the potential to contribute close to 10 per cent to its overall revenue in India. ...

With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) has stressed that the issue can be easily resolved without diluting end-to-end encryption and affecting the privacy of users. ...

Google Maps on Thursday introduced three new features for Indian users to help them discover local experiences and get recommendations that are personalized for better dining experience, including an "Offers" section to help users find deals and claim them at restaurants in 11 cities....