Tech wrap: Indians believe their apps are spying on them, Apple and Spotify are at war, Samsung launches new wearables for India

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  • A survey reveals that 52% Indians believe their apps are spying on them.
  • Apple hits back at Spotify to say it pays tax for less than 1% of its subscribers.
  • Samsung has launched its new Galaxy wearables in India for as low as ₹2590.
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How often do you see Facebook ads about things that you were just talking about?

How often do you see Facebook ads about things that you were just talking about?

"People have concerns about their online privacy and losing losing private data (such as photos, mails, financial information is people's biggest tech-related fear (with 55% saying it)," according to a survey by YouGov, an Internet-based market research firm.

Huawei plays hardball with India on the day Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi

Huawei plays hardball with India on the day Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has sought to allay spying concerns by offering to sign a “no backdoor,” agreement with the Indian Government. With the Indian Government preparing to present the Data Protection Bill in the Parliament, Chen stated that his company was ready to move Indian users’ data to Indian shores.

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy wearables in India for as low as ₹2590

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy wearables in India for as low as ₹2590

Samsung has launched its new range of wearables in India. The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables have been priced at ₹19,990, ₹9,990 and ₹2,590, respectively. Targeted at millennials and Gen Z, the Galaxy Watch Active takes a holistic approach to monitoring exercise, sleep, stress and health.

Apple hits back at Spotify to say the music streaming company pays tax for less than 1% of its members

Apple hits back at Spotify to say the music streaming company pays tax for less than 1% of its members

Spotify and Apple seem to be at war. Spotify had filed a complaint in March 2019 about the tax it has to pay for the Apple store. And now, Apple is not one to stay quiet – the tech giant has said that Spotify pays fees on less than 1% of its members.

Microsoft launches an early stage fund to ‘keep pace with Indian innovation’

Microsoft launches an early stage fund to ‘keep pace with Indian innovation’

Tech giant Microsoft has launched M12 its early-stage venture capital fund, in India. The M12 fund was launched globally in 2016 but was initially called Microsoft Ventures. In 2018, the fund was rebranded as M12. It has over 75 companies in its portfolio, globally.

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