Tech Wrap: Galaxy F02s goes on first sale, Flipkart gets support for Gujarati
More tech news includes LinkedIn suffering a major breach and Google Phone app getting a new call recording feature.
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Samsung Galaxy F02 went on its first sale in India. On the other hand, Flipkart rolled out support for Gujarati on its platform.
So, here's what happened in tech today:
Samsung Galaxy F02s goes on the first sale
Samsung Galaxy F02s went on sale in India for the first time today. It starts at ₹8,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, with the top variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage costing ₹9,999.
Hacker puts up personal data of 500 million LinkedIn profiles up for sale
Personal information of 500 million LinkedIn profiles has been put up on sale on a hacker forum, according to a report by LinkedIn. The report added that another 2 million records have been leaked as a proof-of-concept sample under which it mentions the 500 million profile bank. The leaked information includes the full names, email addresses, phone numbers, and genders of LinkedIn members.
Flipkart now available in Gujarati
Flipkart today announced support for Gujarati on its platform. With the addition of Gujarati, the Flipkart app is now available in eight Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali and Odia.
Why Apple did not develop iMessage for Android
A new court filing from Epic Games has revealed that an Android version of iMessage was in the cards but scrapped as Apple feared it would lose users. According to the court filing, “Apple decided not to develop a version of iMessage for the Android OS”.
Google Phone app now supports call recordings from unknown numbers
Google’s Phone app will now record calls automatically from unknown phone numbers. Google added support for call recording on its Phone app last year. The new feature is available in the latest update of the Google Phone app.