Spotify’s Palestinian Launch Puts Local Artists on the Map

Palestinian musicians are fast reaping dividends from their presence on Spotify, which launched its Internet streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa last week. “The Arab hub provides

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YouTube Starts Testing Ad Pods; Back-to-Back Skippable Ads to Replace Multiple Breaks in Videos

Google is testing a new way to display YouTube ads. Until now, YouTube has been presenting advertisements in the middle of videos, an experience that could be distracting for most

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India’s Online Video Market to Reach $5 Billion by 2023: BCG

The market for over-the-top (OTT) content, which is video content that is delivered over the Internet as an alternative to traditional media, will reach $5 billion (roughly Rs. 35,700 crores) in

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Flipkart Sale Offers Discounts on Mobiles, Exchanges Offers, and More

Flipkart Mobile Bonanza sale kicked off on Monday to offer deals and discounts on a wide lineup of smartphones. The Flipkart sale started on November 19 at 12am and will

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Google Safety Centre Expansion Launched in India, With Support for 9 Regional Languages

Google has brought its newly expanded Safety Centre to India. The Safety Centre, as its name suggests, is designed as a one-stop place from where you can access all the

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Cathay Pacific Apologises Over Data Breach but Denies Cover-Up

The top two executives at Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday apologised for the firm’s handling of the world’s biggest airline hack that saw millions of customers’ data breached

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Visa, Mastercard Losing Out to RuPay and UPI in India: Jaitley

India’s finance minister said on Thursday that Mastercard and Visa were losing market share to domestic payments networks, months after Mastercard complained to the US government that Prime Minister Narendra

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Cathay Pacific Faces Probe Over Massive Data Breach

Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner will launch a compliance investigation into Cathay Pacific Airways over a data breach involving 9.4 million passengers, saying the carrier may have violated privacy rules. The

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EU’s Divisive Plan to Tax Facebook, Amazon Returns to Spotlight

A scrap among European Union countries over a proposed tax on tech giants is set to resume on Tuesday, when finance ministers try to strike a balance between luring business

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US Supreme Court Ends Fight Over Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused a request by the Trump administration and the telecommunications industry to wipe away a lower court decision that had upheld Obama-era net neutrality rules aimed at

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