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Top 10 Things Happening in Tech.

Here is a quick look at what has happened in “Tech” industry in the last few days.

Apple Asked to Pay $14.5 Billion Tax:

European Commission has ruled that Apple should replay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes. A three years investigation concluded, Apple’s Irish tax benefits are illegal.

Google, widens its ride sharing service:

Google, setting up a showdown with Uber, Lyft, expands its ride sharing service in San Francisco.

Mobile 4G highest speed, record broken:

1.9 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) speed on a test network, this is the fastest speed on a test connection. Finnish firm Elisa reported

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena website hacked:

A teenager hacked the website of Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena. The group named “Sri Lanka Youth”, lead by a 17 year old hacked the website last Friday.

YouTube Live videos grow by 30% in one year:

Neal Mohan, Head of product at YouTube has said that there is 30% increase in live videos on YouTube as compered to same period last year.

Apple new iPhone expected on September 7:

Apple has sent invitation, following its tradition of last three years of introducing new iPhone in September, Apple may release new iPhone this year as well.

Iran to have its National Internet:

Iran is ready to have its domestic intranet, a National Internet which could disconnect Iran’s people from the rest of the online world.

Google Login page has a serious flaw, you could be hacked:

Aidan Woods has pointed out a serious flaw in Google login page which could let hackers steal your password.

Facebook Live video feature for Android in Pakistan.

Android users in Pakistan can go LIVE on Facebook now.

Whatsapp to allow companies:

Whatsapp has changed its “Term and Conditions”, first time since Facebook bought the company. It will let companies send marketing, promotional messages to the users.

 

 

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