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DJI removes plugins that shared user data -

DJI now revoking the plugin's that shared use data without their permission. The DJI mobile app actually ended up collecting personal information, including a list of apps installed on the user’s Android device.

Sony lunched soundbar HT-CT290 -

Sony India launched the Soundbar HT-CT290 speaker in India to expand its home entertainment audio system portfolio. The soundbar is now available to buy across all Sony Center and major electronics stores across the country at Rs. 19,990.

Uber brings in-app chat to India -

Uber is making it easier for drivers and riders in India to communicate with each other. It has begun rolling out the in-app chat feature in India by allowing the two parties to talk to each other.

Indian security agencies are hit by malware -

As per Symantec, a digital security company - cyber spying comes at a time of heightened tensions in the region. They did not identify the likely sponsor of the attack. But it said that governments and militaries with operations in South Asia and interests in regional security issues would likely be at risk from the malware.

Sarahah App secretly uploading your contacts -

The viral honesty app found uploading the user's phone contacts on to the company's servers. As soon as you log into the application, it transmits all of your email and phone contacts stored on the Android operating system.

Google Assistant for iPhone Comes to India -

After lunching of Google Assistant for iPhone in US, Google announced that the standalone assistant app would be rolling out for iPhone devices in the UK, Germany and France. Notably, the app is now available in India.

Dell updating its laptops with Intel’s newest processors -

After lunched of the 8th generation Kaby Lake chips, Dell updating its laptops with Intel’s newest processors. Which gets the option for two of Intel's quad-core chips: i5, running at 1.6GHz with speeds up to 3.4GHz, and i7, running at 1.8GHz with speeds up to 4GHz.

Microsoft Stops Selling Original Xbox One -

Microsoft has stopped selling its original Xbox One in the US and UK. They looked similar to a VCR unit and cost $100 more than Sony's PlayStation 4.

Facebook blocks ads from fake news pages -

Facebook added an additional defense against the spread of fake news. From today, if a Facebook page is found to be repeatedly sharing false stories, the company will ban the page from advertising on Facebook.

Government will provide secure e-mail service -

India government will provide secret e-mail service to all officials for secure communication. It also said the primary trigger behind the policy was government data which resides on servers outside India.