Tag Archives: ‘Personal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Personal Challenge for 2018: Fix Facebook

HIGHLIGHTS Zuckerberg made the announcement in a post on Thursday The Facebook CEO has made personal resolutions in the past He compared this year’s challenge to the first one he did 9 years ago Mark Zuckerberg says his “personal challenge” for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Huawei developing Its personal mobile OS to reduce Reliance on Android: file

a new document has claimed that chinese handset producer Huawei is building its very own mobile running gadget with a purpose to help it reduce its reliance on Google’s Android. Amir Efrati of The information reviews that the chinese language company is “secretly growing an opportunity cell operating machine”, bringing up three human beings briefed approximately the venture. The report ... Read More »

Zoho Vault Is a Free Password Manager That’s Great for Personal Use

Given how much of our personal data is stored across various online services, having a password manager has become essential. The perils of weak passwords are well-known – your accounts can be easily hacked, leading to a lot of misery. And since most people have a large number of accounts across various websites, remembering different strong passwords for each account ... Read More »

Are you a confused bride? Hire a personal shopper

  Hiring a personal shopper or stylist can help in decreasing the confusion for brides, who cannot make up their mind on what to wear. Sheena Agarwaal, director, Urbanista Image Consultancy, shares tips to keep in mind while hiring personal shoppers and stylists: * Know your personal shopper: Meet your personal shopper in person before hiring them. It is important ... Read More »

Opinion: The EPF Tax And Other Personal Finance Issues

As far as the personal finance community is concerned, the entire discourse on Budget 2016 has been hijacked by the storm surrounding the proposed taxation of withdrawals from Employees Provident Fund and providing an exemption to 40 per cent of the NPS corpus withdrawn. The issue can be explained like this: in the case of the Employees Provident Fund, both ... Read More »

Smartphone Ads Can Put Users’ Personal Data at Risk: Study

Personal information of millions of smartphone users is at risk due to in-app advertising that can leak potentially sensitive user information between ad networks and mobile app developers, a new study has found. The study by researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology in US examined more than 200 participants who used a custom-built app for Android-based smartphones. Researchers reviewed the ... Read More »

Google Says It Tracks Personal Student Data, but Not for Advertising

What does Google do with the personal information it collects from children who use Google products at school? That has become a pressing question for privacy advocates as Google has quickly grown into one of the nation’s largest providers of educational technology in K-12 schools. Now Google has provided some answers to that question in a seven-page letter to Sen. ... Read More »

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But thanks to the magic of technology, I have regular access to five digital assistants: Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Now and ... Read More »