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Government Asks Facebook to Allow Access to Encrypted Data

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

In an investigation reminiscent of the San Berardino case, the government has demanded Facebook to allow it access to its Messenger calls with relation to a criminal investigation.

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Apple may Launch 13-inch MacBook Alongside new iPhones

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Next month Apple will be taking the wraps off its new line of premium iPhone and if the latest rumors are anything to go by, the tech giant will also add a new MacBook to replace the current MacBook Air.

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WhatsApp Backup Will no Longer Take up Google Drive Space

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Worried about all the Google drive storage your WhatsApp backup is sucking up? Don’t be, because these backups will “no longer count towards the Google Drive storage quota.”

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Android Gets Streaming Support for Hearing Aids

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Google has made its Android OS a little more accessible to those with hearing disabilities. The company has finally added support for streaming via hearing aids.

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You Will now see More Contextual Subtopics When you do Google Search

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The next time you are looking up for a particular city to move to, Google plans to show you the comparison between two cities, and possibly even tell you about the cost difference.

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Google Chrome now Supports Native Notifications on Windows 10

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Google has updated its Chrome browser to support the native notifications using Windows 10 Action Center. Googler Peter Beverloo announced this through a tweet, saying the support is rolling out to those using Chrome 68.

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New Authentication Method Will use Hand Gestures as Password

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Researchers have invented a new method of authentication which will identify a person’s hand gestures or fingers making a motion in the air to authenticate their identity.

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You can now Disable Threaded Conversation View in Gmail app

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Google has finally added a feature to its Gmail app for iOS and Android which will make email exchange a little less confusing.

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Microsoft Introduces Tamil 99 Keyboard on Windows 10

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Microsoft on Monday announced addition of Tamil 99 – the popular Tamil language virtual keyboard – to Windows 10 PCs as part of the latest Windows update made available in April 2018.

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover is Lonely, but it Still Celebrated its Birthday

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

The Mars Curiosity Rover celebrated its sixth landing anniversary through a tweet this Sunday.

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Apple iPhone X is Getting a Taller Sibling This Year

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Apple may be mum on its plans for this year’s iPhone lineup but that does not stop curious fans from digging into the beta software and hunt for design details.

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UIDAI Using Indians as Guinea Pigs, Says Cyber Expert

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

After an Aadhaar helpline number mysteriously appeared on the devices of many Android users, cyber expert Pawan Duggal came down heavily on Google and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for “breaching people’s privacy”.

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Sunita Williams Among 9 Astronauts to fly First Commercial Spacecraft

 Saturday, August 4, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday (local time) announced the names of the first astronauts to fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station.

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Aurangabad Hosts Workshop on Combating Fake News

 Friday, August 3, 2018  |  No Comments

With rumours on various social media platforms triggering lynching incidents in several parts of India, the local authorities on Friday conducted a workshop titled ‘How to Avoid Fake News’ for journalists residing in the region.

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Google Maps Will now Tell Your Friends if Your Battery is Running low

 Friday, August 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Remember the time when you are trying to navigate to an unknown place to meet your friends and the battery dies down? Well, Google has come up with a solution for that.

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Apple Touches USD 1 Trillion Mark

 Friday, August 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Tech giant Apple Inc. on Thursday became the first American public company to cross the one trillion dollars in value.

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After Surpassing Apple, Huawei Hails R&D Innovation

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Hailing the results of the industry predictions, a top official from Huawei has said that continued investment in R&D innovation has enabled the company to provide competitive products and localised solutions to subsequently dethrone Apple in its smartphone sales.

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WhatsApp Group Video Calls are Finally Here

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

WhatsApp group video calling feature is beginning to roll out starting this week for both iOS and Android.

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Google Calendar Makes it Easy to Reschedule Meetings

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Google Calendar has been added with a new feature that will make it more convenient to suggest a new time for a meeting invite.

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Online Interactive Courses on AI in Trading, First Time on Internet

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

While the whole world is talking about machines taking over the financial markets, QuantInsti is busy prepping the next generation of algorithmic and quantitative traders to meet the challenges of coming decades.

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YouTube Dark Mode Finally Arrives on Android

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Google is rolling out the dark mode on YouTube for its Android users.

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Facebook Adds More Human Moderators to Keep Your Posts in Check

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

In its latest blog post, Facebook revealed that it has added more human moderators to review content for hate speech.

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Google Drive to hit 1 Billion Users Milestone

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Cloud is the next big thing and Google Drive with its increasing number of users is the perfect example of that.

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Countdown Begins to Longest-ever Lunar Eclipse

 Tuesday, July 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Friday will turn into a day to remember, as the world will witness the longest lunar eclipse to date, which will last for an hour and forty-five minutes.

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Snapchat to Shut Down Peer-to-peer Payment Service Snapcash

 Monday, July 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Snapcash which started as a way of splitting bills among friends ended up being used as a way of exchanging private content, and now parent Snapchat wants to put it to rest.

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Google Tests Material Design for Chrome

 Monday, July 23, 2018  |  No Comments

You may soon get to see a redesigned Chrome interface.

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Samsung’s Two-in-one Wireless Charger Revealed Ahead of Launch

 Monday, July 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Samsung is reportedly set to unveil a wireless charger which will be capable of supporting two devices at once.

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Apple HomePod may Soon get Call Support

 Monday, July 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Apple’s smart speaker HomePod is soon set to get the much-anticipated feature of call support.

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Google’s Phone app now Filters out Spam Calls Automatically

 Saturday, July 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Making life easier for you, Google’s Phone app will start blocking out unwanted calls on its own.

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Microsoft Rolls out Free Version of Teams to Take on Slack

 Friday, July 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Teams, is getting a free version to lure more users.

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YouTube Releases new Tool to Keep a Check on Stolen Videos

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

It is heartbreaking to see the video you produced with so much effort getting stolen or worse, replicated on another channel without your permission.

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Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Pose Threat to Monarch Butterflies

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

A new study revealed that mounting levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide minimise the medicinal properties of milkweed plants, thus posing an unrecognized threat to monarch butterflies.

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Instagram may Soon Open up Verification Badge for Users

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Akin to Twitter, Instagram is considering allowing the blue tick enthusiasts to get their profiles verified.

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Google Announces Launchpad Accelerator India

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Bringing the best of Google to Indian startups, Google today announced Launchpad Accelerator India — a new comprehensive mentorship program, tailored exclusively for startups based in India, deploying Machine Learning/AI to build solutions for India’s local needs.

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Apple iPhone USB Restricted Mode can be Bypassed

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

With the rollout of the iOS 11.4.1, Apple made it harder for law enforcement to bypass the USB Restricted Mode. However, researchers have found a loophole.

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Twitter Suspended Around 70 Million Spam Accounts This Year

 Saturday, July 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Since upping its efforts against fake accounts in the last few months, Twitter has suspended a whopping number of accounts between May and June this year.

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Bharatmatrimony Launches Lite App in 8 Regional Languages; Eyes 234 Million Users

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

In order to capitalise on the growing language users online and expand its reach, BharatMatrimony on Friday announced the launch of a vernacular version of the mobile app in eight languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati.

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Tinder Rolls out Profile GIFs Worldwide

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Tinder has officially rolled out Loops for profiles worldwide.

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WhatsApp Takes Help of Researchers to Combat Fake News

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook are having a tough time battling fake news on the platform and now the messaging platform is taking some outside help.

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Skype Adds Read Receipts to Chats

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Skype has finally added the read receipts feature to make your chats feel acknowledged.

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Netflix may Soon Introduce ‘Ultra’ Plan for Subscribers

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Netflix wants to go even more premium than it is currently now.

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Apple may Bring FaceID to the iPad

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

With the iOS 12 beta on the iPad, developers have discovered the AvatarKit which is the framework behind the animated emoji.

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Facebook Notifies 800K Users About ‘Blocking bug’

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Social media giant Facebook sent out notifications to over 8,00,000 users regarding a bug on the social media site and Messenger that automatically unblocked some people on a user’s blocked list.

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Facebook Admits to Sharing User Data With Companies

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Adding to the woes of privacy advocates and users, Facebook has admitted that it provided companies with special access to user data even after it had restricted it in 2015.

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You may be Soon Able to ask Questions via Instagram Stories

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Instagram is on a spree to add new features to its platform. The latest addition appears to be the ability to post questions in Stories.

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Facebook Patents Technology That Detect Emotions to Suggest Selfie Filters

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Facebook has patented a technology that will help reduce your confusion while choosing selfie filters.

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Instagram now Lets you add Sound to Stories

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Starting this week, you will be able to add a soundtrack to your Stories on Instagram.

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Instagram Lite Launches for Countries With low Internet Connectivity

 Thursday, June 28, 2018  |  No Comments

To cater the needs of users residing in developing nations with erratic internet connectivity and entry-level devices with low storage, Instagram announced the Lite version of its app.

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LIKE App Ranked one in India Apple Store

 Wednesday, June 27, 2018  |  No Comments

LIKE App, a short video platform and mobile app with body recognition special effects, has been ranked number one on the Apple Store in India.

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Apple Assigns ‘Human Editors’ to Tackle Fake News

 Tuesday, June 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Who could be better at judging fake news from the authentic one than humans themselves? Apple has decided to take the charge on itself to present reliable news to its readers ahead of the mid-term elections.

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Cambridge Analytica did not Access EU User Data, Says Facebook

 Tuesday, June 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Cambridge Analytica which wrongfully accessed user data for political campaigns did not use EU user information, Facebook told lawmakers.

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Google Chrome Will Automatically Download Articles

 Saturday, June 23, 2018  |  No Comments

If you don’t have seamless internet connectivity, Google Chrome will ensure you still get your daily dose of news.

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You can now run a pre-recorded Video During YouTube Live

 Friday, June 22, 2018  |  No Comments

In addition to announcing new ways of monetization, YouTube also introduced a new feature of publishing called Premiers.

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Facebook Messenger Will Automatically Translate Messages From Your Spanish Friend

 Friday, June 22, 2018  |  No Comments

You became friends on Facebook with a Spanish-speaking individual and now you have no idea where you are headed because you don’t know Spanish.

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Scientists Discover 27 new Viruses in Bees

 Friday, June 22, 2018  |  No Comments

An evidence of 27 new, previously unknown viruses in bees has been found by a team of international researchers.

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Stay Connected With Your Favorite FIFA Teams With These Apps

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018  |  No Comments

With the commencement of much awaited FIFA world cup 2018, fans all over the world are excited to stay connected with their favorite sport.

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Facebook to Stop Showing Weapon Accessories ads to Under-18 Users

 Saturday, June 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Facebook is updating its ad policies as part of which, it will stop showing ads for weapons accessories to its users who are under 18 years of age.

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Google Honours FIFA World Cup’s Cultural Diversity With Doodle

 Thursday, June 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Tech giant Google has come up with a doodle celebrating the spirit of football, highlighting world unity and the diverse cultures of fans from 32 participating nations of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which begins in Russia on Thursday.

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Microsoft Finally Opens up Office 2019 for Mac

 Wednesday, June 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Microsoft is rolling out a preview of its Office 2019 for the first time to Mac business users.

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Ace Turtle Launches AI Platform for Omni-channel Retail

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Ace Turtle, an Omni-channel platform company, announced the launch of Albus, a first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform for enterprise retailers.

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Now, a Single tab for all Facebook Memories

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Social media giant Facebook announced the launch of a new ‘Memories’ section, allowing users to view all their memories shared with family and friends, including posts and photos, in a single window.

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You can now Unsend Snapchat Messages

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Ever felt embarrassed of Snapchat messages you did not intend to send? Well, you will soon be able to unsend it.

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Apple Patents Design for Blood Pressure Monitor

 Friday, June 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Apple has patented a design for a device that would help monitor blood pressure more seamlessly.

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Software bug Made Private Facebook Posts Public

 Friday, June 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The private posts of around 14 million Facebook users were made public due to a software bug.

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Organizations Worldwide Turn to Oracle Cloud to Fuel Their Modernization Efforts

 Thursday, May 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Companies and organizations around the globe are rapidly adopting Oracle Cloud solutions. Offering its customers a unique advantage, Oracle is the only provider to deliver a complete cloud portfolio, spanning Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).

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Snapchat, Tyroo Enter Into a Strategic Partnership in India

 Wednesday, May 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Tyroo, a Smile Group company, has forged a strategic partnership with Snapchat as their monetization partner in India. Through this partnership Tyroo will drive ad monetization and infrastructure for Snapchat, fuelling its growth in the APAC region.

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Apple Working on NFC Tech for Iphones That Unlocks Doors

 Tuesday, May 29, 2018  |  No Comments

Apple is reportedly working on making the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip in its iPhones function beyond just contactless payments.

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Ahead of the 2019 Elections, Indian Government is Building its own Cambridge Analytica

 Monday, May 28, 2018  |  No Comments

The government is building a data harvesting, predicting, surveillance tool ahead of the 2019 general elections. The section on Predictive Analysis describes a process by which the Ministry will be able to mould the public perception of the country into a positive one at all times. That is, the Ministry expects the tool to make predictions on headlines of news channels and papers based on the data it previously harvested. It is also supposed to provide a method by which ‘nationalistic feelings’ can be ‘inculcated in the masses.’

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Harman Launches JBL GO 2 Bluetooth Speaker in India

 Saturday, May 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Harman International Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., recently announced the launch of JBL GO 2 in India

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Amazon Alexa Sends Recorded Private Conversation to Another User

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa has yet again goofed up in the age of digital.

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Samsung to pay Apple USD 539 Million Over Patent Infringement

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Following a seven-year battle over patents, Samsung has been ordered to pay USD 539 million in damages to Apple.

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Tripsavvies, Here are 5 Useful Apps That Work Without Data Connection

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Even in this increasingly-connected world, there are plenty of times on the road when you can’t get online. While traveling in India or abroad having access to cell data gets often difficult, expensive or slow. Luckily, we have dozens of travel apps that don’t need a real-time data connection to plan your itineraries at any point in time.

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Youtube Extends Messaging to web

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

YouTube’s mobile-only messaging feature has now been extended to the web version as well.

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I do not Have a Laptop, Says, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

When people run some of the biggest tech companies in the world, it is assumed they have accessed to some of the finest gadgets available and obviously, use them too. However, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is an exception.

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Facebook Collecting User Information From Texts and Photos

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

A new filing in California lawsuit has alleged that Facebook gathered information on users through their texts and photos.

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Facebook AI Turns Meaningless Whistling Into Melodious Tune

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Facebook has developed an AI that can turn simple whistling into musical masterpieces with the help of neural network training.

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Apple to Partner Volkswagen in Employee Transport Technology

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Even as people are not too confident of autonomous technology, Apple is reportedly partnering with Volkswagen to use the technology for its employee transport.

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Keep Your Kids Engaged This Summer With These Four Apps

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Parents and children are going digital day by day, it’s effective to engage kids in these applications which will help them grow healthy and active.

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Google Maps Will let you Replace the Dull Arrow With a 3D car

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Google Maps has been redesigned for a better user experience.

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Adobe Acquires Magento for USD 1.68 Billion

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Adobe has announced that it is acquiring Magento that works in B2B and B2C context for USD 1.68 billion.

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