Stories by John Quintet

Apple Stores in Mumbai and Delhi are Opening Soon, Says Company

Summary: Apple announces new retail stores in Mumbai (BKC) and Delhi (Saket), opening on April 18 and April 20 respectively. Apple Saket features a unique design inspired by Delhi's historical gates, while Apple BKC hosts a special Today at Apple series, "Mumbai Rising." Customers can enjoy custom wallpapers, curated playlists, and hands-on activities celebrating local...

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ Smashes Box Office Records in Debut

Summary: “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” has broken box office records in its weekend debut. Mario and Luigi remain as popular as ever in this second adaptation of the Nintendo game. Universal’s film will likely reach $1 billion in box office sales. The highly anticipated “The Super Mario Bros. Movie" has made a spectacular debut,...

Baidu Sues Apple and App Developers Over Fake Ernie Bot Apps

Summary: Chinese tech giant Baidu is suing Apple and some app developers. Counterfeit Ernie bot apps have made their way into the Apple App Store. Ernie is being compared to China’s version of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Baidu, the Chinese search engine giant, has filed lawsuits against Apple Inc. and certain app developers over counterfeit versions of...

Lyft Expands to Edmonton, Offers Bonus for New Drivers

Summary: Lyft is now available in Edmonton, expanding to its fourth Canadian city New Edmonton drivers signing up for Lyft can get a bonus This is the second city in Alberta to get Lyft Lyft, the popular ridesharing service, has expanded in Canada. After launches in Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver, the company announced last week...

Google Pixel 7a Leak Shows Three New Colours

Summary: More Pixel 7a smartphone leaks come ahead of Google I/O Three new colours are showing: grey, blue and white Pixel 7a design looks similar to predecessor While we’ve previously seen some leaks for the expected Google Pixel 7a, the upcoming budget smartphone from Google, we’re now seeing what appear to be official renders showing...

Apple Suppliers Increased Renewable Electricity by 30% in the Last Year

Apple announced on Wednesday its manufacturing partners now support over 13 gigawatts of renewable electricity worldwide, representing a nearly 30% increase in the last year. The company stated that more than 250 suppliers operating in 28 countries have committed to using renewable energy for all Apple production by 2030. These commitments account for over 85%...

First Apple Job Cuts to Affect Some Corporate Retail Teams: Report

Apple is set to eliminate some roles in its development and preservation teams responsible for the upkeep and construction of Apple retail stores and other facilities globally, according to unnamed sources speaking to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The job cuts, which have not been announced by Apple, represent a new step for the company, as it...

Google Drive 5 Million File Limit is a Safeguard, Confirms Company

Some Google Drive users reported facing an issue on their accounts where any creation action carried out shows an error of "Upload Failed” around the middle of February 2023. Reddit user u/ra13 reported facing the issue on their Google Drive account, which has a usage of 1.62TB of the 2TB available storage, and an empty...

1Password Chrome Extension Not Working? Here’s How to Fix it

If you are currently using the 1Password classic extension for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Brave, it is important to know that it will soon no longer be supported due to a change in Google's support for Manifest V2, according to AgileBits, makers of the password manager. This means that you will need to upgrade to...

TekSavvy Slams Minister for Approving ‘Anti-Competitive’ Rogers-Shaw Merger

TekSavvy expressed its disappointment in the decision of Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne to approve the Rogers-Shaw merger and related sale of Shaw's Freedom Mobile to Quebecor's Vidéotron. The company claims that the decision disregards unlawful Rogers-Vidéotron agreements and the ongoing investigation by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) into anticompetitive wholesale agreements. TekSavvy has...
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MPs Reject Key Amendment to Protect User Content in Bill C-11

Consumer advocate and non-profit organization OpenMedia reported late Thursday that the House of Commons had passed several amendments to Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act. However, Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected a crucial amendment that would have protected Canadian Internet users. Amendment 3, proposed for Section 4.2 of Bill C-11, aimed to narrow the bill's...