TC Roundup: At China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out internet control ambition
At China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out internet control ambition: China showed governments and the planet's biggest tech firms last week its vision for global Internet governance - clean, controlled and choreographed.
Public officials and firms worth $2.5 trillion in market value, from Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to Facebook Inc FB.N, got first-hand exposure in the postcard-perfect town of Wuzhen as China showcased its first 'World Internet Conference' (WIC). (Reuters)
India's Nimbuzz plans new emerging market apps, starting with android call app Holaa: It's nearly one month since Nimbuzz, the mobile messaging and calling service with 200 million registered users, was bought by UK telecoms company New Call in a $250 million deal. Today we get a glimpse of what's to come after it released its first post-acquisition product: a dialer app for Android called Holaa!.
Holaa (sorry, Nimbuzz, but adding '!' just isn't cool — ask Yahoo) is a free call management app designed to replace the default on your Android phone. To tempt you in, it offers a range of features that go beyond the stock, 'dumb' dialer, most notable of which is spam blocking. (Tech Crunch)
Google for Work beefs up security with revamped devices and activity dashboard, new account checkup wizard: Google today improved the security features in Google for Work, the company's suite of enterprise business services. The Devices and Activity dashboard has been revamped with more information, and there's a new security wizard to help employees secure their accounts.
The Devices and Activity dashboard now gives you additional insight over the devices accessing your Google account, including listing active devices in the last 28 days as well as those currently signed in. This dashboard existed before, but it focused mainly on account activity. (Venture Beat)