Microsoft fails to acquire Tik Tok at the eleventh hour

Microsoft’s offer to buy the US operations of hugely popular video-sharing app TikTok has been rejected, paving the way for Oracle to secure a last-minute deal. This development is a fallout of the 15 September deadline given by US President Donald Trump for the Chinese-owned app to sell or shut down. Trump administration claims that […]

Huawei to shift phones to its own Harmony operating system next year

Huawei said it plan to pre-install its own Harmony operating system on its smartphones from 2021. The Chinese company said it would also offer the software to other manufacturers to use as an alternative to Android. Huawei is currently the world’s second bestselling handset-maker, after a brief time in the top spot. But others have tried […]

Apple delays new anti-tracking privacy measures

Apple has delayed the implementation of new privacy measures designed to stop apps and websites tracking people online without their consent. The changes also mean app will have to ask a user’s permission to access the ad-tracking ID on an iPhone or iPad. The measures were due to arrive in the latest iOS 14 update […]