Google Pay Doesn’t Share Customer Data With Third Party Outside of Payments Flow, Company Clarifies

Google on Friday said Google Pay does not share customer transaction data with any third party outside the payments flow. The clarification from Google came after reports cited the company’s submission to the Delhi High Court saying it is allowed…

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked for S20 Fan Edition: Everything announced today

Samsung And now for something completely different: not the phones, just Samsung’s presentation of them. In what feels like the company’s nth Galaxy Unpacked event for 2020 — the last was less than a month ago for the Galaxy Z Fold…

Yes, Amazon Luna dodges Apple’s cloud gaming rules — when will Nvidia and Google?

You might be wondering: “Did Amazon just break Apple’s App Store guidelines by bringing a cloud gaming service to iPhone?” And I can understand why, given that I told you just last week how Apple doesn’t permit Google Stadia in…

Google, US Government Prepare for Battle Over Market Power

The US Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit against Alphabet’s Google as soon as next week, kicking off a long legal slog over whether the online search and advertising company uses its outsized market power unfairly. What are…

Apple’s Smaller Rivals Unite to Fight iPhone App Store Rules

Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giants run their app stores. The Coalition for App Fairness,…

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: A year later, the Active 2 is the smartwatch it promised it could be

It took a year, but Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 finally gets its long-awaited electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), just like the Apple Watch ($399 at Apple), the Fitbit Sense and Samsung’s latest Galaxy Watch 3. The $249 (£249, AU$549) Galaxy Watch Active 2…

Don’t worry, you can still buy a dot-shaped Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon unveiled a radically redesigned $49.99 fourth-generation Echo Dot smart speaker today that doesn’t look like a dot at all — instead, the new Dot is shaped like a ball, or maybe an orb. The new design is a notable…

Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi Note 9 to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon, Mi.com: Price, Specifications

Redmi 9 Prime and Redmi Note 9 will go on sale today, September 25, starting 12pm (noon) via Amazon and Mi.com. Redmi 9 Prime was launched early last month, while Redmi Note 9 was launched in July. Both Xiaomi phones…

Twitter to Start Testing Voice Direct Messages: Report

Twitter is going to test a feature that will let users send voice messages through direct messages (DMs), as per a report. A Twitter executive revealed that the micro-blogging site plans to start testing voice DMs and Brazil will be…

Galaxy S20 FE isn’t a revolution in mobile tech, but it’s what 2020 calls for

Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and S20 Ultra might be packed to the hilt with the latest, greatest tech, but they also come with sky-high prices to match. That makes them a tricky sell at a time when purse…