Discord’s Stage Channel is the latest audio chatroom rival to Clubhouse. But unlike Clubhouse, it is available on Android, iOS, Linus, macOS, Windows, and the Web.
Among Us developer InnerSloth announced that the Airship map has been launched as the game’s fourth and its biggest one to date. It brings more tasks, abilities, and hats. Check out all the details.
A high court in Pakistan said the country's telecommunications authority can lift a block on TikTok, after government officials said the company was working with them on monitoring what they called "immoral" content.
Future Retail will deliver groceries and clothes from its main retail stores within two hours, it said, as the company expands in an e-commerce sector dominated by the likes of Amazon.
Twitter Fleets, the company’s answer to Instagram Stories, will let users add stickers in the form GIFs and stickers. Check out how to add them.
Irul, Shadow and Bone, Love and Monsters, The Disciple, The Big Day Collection 2, Ajeeb Daastaans, Searching for Sheela, Run movie, The Serpent, Thunder Force — the biggest movies and TV shows on Netflix India in April 2021.
With startup culture thriving in India and the need for ‘going local’ becoming increasingly popular, we take a look at all the hottest tech startups grabbing headlines in the country. Gadgets 360 talks to Droom co-founder and CEO Sandeep Aggarwal to know of the company’s history, growth, and future plans. We also talk to experts to understand what this startup n...
The Cortana mobile app is no longer available on Android and iOS. Reminders, lists and other content created by users won’t be available anymore within the app, but they can still access it through Cortana in Windows. Microsoft had ended support for Cortana integration in the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker in January 2021.
Instagram has announced the new Remix feature for Reels users. The feature is rolling out for all users globally and will show up by default on all newly uploaded Instagram Reels. It will allow users to record a new Reel alongside an existing Reel.
The Big Bull, Mortal Kombat, Joji movie, Shadow and Bone, Hello Charlie, The Disciple, Irul movie, Ajeeb Daastaans — the biggest movies and TV shows coming to Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, and HBO Max in April 2021.
Netflix has reportedly forked over an eye-popping $450 million for the rights to Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3, two Daniel Craig-led sequels to Rian Johnson’s whodunit.
The best free Android apps for April 2021 include one of the best photo editors, a status bar modification app, and one that locks the touchscreen to prevent accidental inputs. Trying new apps can be a fun venture, and today, we have five apps that will change the way you use your smartphone.
Facebook said it was revamping its News Feed to give people more control over what they see on the leading social network, with less reliance on algorithms.
In this week’s Orbital podcast episode, we talk about the best phone you can buy right now in with Rs. 15,000. Later, we talk to OK Computer creators Neil Pagedar and Pooja Shetty about their Hotstar Specials series, that brings local sci-fi comedy fare.
Twitter Spaces is an audio-only chat feature like Clubhouse. It was initially being tested for iOS and Android and now is reportedly confirmed to be released for desktop Web browsers.
Google is restricting apps’ access to the installed app inventory on an Android device. The permission will be given only if it is necessary for an app to undertake the core user-facing functionality.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 3 review: Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), and Zemo (Daniel Brühl) take a trip to Madripoor where they see Sharon Carter (Emily VanCamp). And Wakanda’s Ayo, from Black Panther, makes a surprise return.
Google Maps is reintroducing the Compass feature for its Android app after removing it in 2019. Some new features were also announced recently that can help users find more eco-friendly routes on the app.
Consumer spending in apps reached $32 billion (roughly Rs. 2,34,400) in the first quarter of 2021, according to market intelligence firm App Annie. The growth was 40 percent up from the first quarter of 2020.
Space Jam: A New Legacy’s first trailer will drop Saturday, April 3, Warner Bros. has announced.
The US Supreme Court made it easier for businesses to pester consumers with phone calls or text messages by tossing out a lawsuit accusing Facebook of violating a federal anti-robocall law.
icrosoft said it has resolved an issue with its Microsoft 365 services and features, including workplace messaging app Teams and Azure, after many users were unable to access them.
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature that will allow users to change colours inside the app. Check out all the details.
A new Black Widow trailer has arrived. Black Widow release date is July 9. In India, the Scarlett Johansson-led Marvel movie will release in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
Apple has added over 30 new games to the Apple Arcade catalogue including “NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition” by 2K Games, which has the latest NBA roster for 5-on-5 basketball. It also brings two new game categories – Timeless Classics and App Store Greats.
Twitter started rolling out voice messaging feature for direct messages a few months ago. The feature is available to users in India, Brazil, and Japan for now. Follow the simple steps below to send voice messages in Twitter DMs.
In this article, we are providing a step-by-step guide to help you scan a Paytm QR code form the photo gallery in your iPhone.
Facebook had to disclose how it collects data after Apple made it mandatory last December for apps to submit the information with reviews for app updates or new app listings. The privacy labels suggest Facebook uses important data like payment information, contact information, and financial information for third-party advertising.
The App Store updated its policies to help users understand an app’s privacy practices before they download the app on any Apple platform. On each app’s product page, users can learn about some of the data types an app may collect, and whether that data is linked to them or used to track them. This information can be found on the every app listing under the App Pr...
Airtel and Apollo 24/7 have partnered to bring complimentary Apollo Circle membership to Airtel Platinum and Gold members. Check out how eligible members can avail the services.
Russia said it would extend a punitive slowdown of Twitter until May 15 though it acknowledged the US social media company had speeded up deletion of banned content.
Byju’s, the Indian edutech giant, on Monday announced that it has acquired the brick-and-mortar educational institution chain Aakash Educational Services through a strategic merger. The deal is aimed to help blend online and offline education in the country.
Google is integrating Gmail with Google Chat. Gmail will now have options like Mail, Chat, Meet, and Rooms for users at one place. The new feature is available for Android and Web.
Godzilla vs. Kong has grossed more than $285.4 million worldwide at the box office. About $6 million from India, $48.5 million in the US, and $137.1 million in China.
Amazon has apologized to US Representative Mark Pocan, admitting to scoring an "own goal" in its initial denial of his suggestion that its drivers were sometimes forced to urinate in bottles during their delivery rounds.
China's ByteDance has told an Indian court that a government freeze on its bank accounts in a probe of possible tax evasion amounts to harassment and was done illegally, according to a filing.
A leaker says they are offering information on more than 500 million Facebook users - including phone numbers and other data - virtually for free.
A Mumbai High Court dealt a blow to China's ByteDance by dismissing its plea to unblock its bank accounts which have been frozen by federal authorities investigating alleged tax evasion.
Flipkart and Mahindra Logistics’ own electric delivery brand EDEL has partnered up to provide electric vehicles (EV) for last-mile deliveries in India. EDEL will develop EVs and its infrastructure to help Flipkart become more eco-friendly.
Google has delayed its policy that is aimed to count Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Forms, and Jamboard files toward the given cloud storage cap until February 1, 2022. The new change is limited to Google Workspace and G Suite account users.
Apple CEO Tim Cook at an appearance on the New York Times Sway podcast touched on a wide range of topics including the possibility of a self-driving Apple Car, Elon Musk’s claim of offering to sell Tesla, the ban on Parler, and Cook’s own future at Apple.
Zomato and Swiggy are not accepting orders in Mumbai after 8pm as Maharashtra announces new lockdown restrictions that will be in effect till April 30. These new rules restrict restaurants from delivering after 8pm.
A new Google doodle has been released to urge people to wear masks, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It says, “Wear a mask. Save lives.” Once you click on the Google doodle, you’ll also see detailed results about COVID-19 prevention.
New trailers have beamed in for Star Trek: Discovery season 4, Star Trek: Picard season 2, and Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2. Lower Decks season 2 release date is August 12. Discovery season 4 begins late 2021. Picard season 2 due in 2022.
OnePlus Pay’s trademark was filed last week, as per a tipster. It may soon launch in India and is currently only available in China.
The US Supreme Court handed Google a major victory, ruling that its use of Oracle's software code to build the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartphones did not violate federal copyright law.
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that will allow users to migrate their chat history between iOS and Android devices. The feature is said to be under development and its estimated time of arrival is not known yet.
Amazon illegally fired two employees who advocated for better working conditions during the pandemic, the US National Labor Relations Board has found.
Loki trailer is here. Marvel has unveiled the first full-length trailer for Loki, releasing June 11 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. Tom Hiddleston leads Loki TV series cast.
Clubhouse audio-chat app said on Monday it will launch a monetisation feature for its creators on the platform and that it will not receive any payment from it.
A new Android malware existed as an app on Google Play and was spreading via WhatsApp conversations, researchers at Check Point Research claimed. It was available through the app called FlixOnline that pretended to allow users to view global Netflix content.
WhatsApp Web and desktop clients can now be used by businesses to create or manage their catalogues. WhatsApp has also brought the ability to hide items from their catalogue that are unavailable and show them again when they are back in stock.
Google Chrome for iOS is getting Chrome 87.0.4280.163 update that fixes bugs, as per a report. The update, a first in four months, is being rolled out for iPhone and iPad. Google skipped the release of the Chrome 88 (January) and Chrome 89 (March) upgrades for iOS.
Fantasy cricket platform MyTeam 11 is gearing up for the new T20 season with new ad campaigns, as it readies for a surge in new players. According to the company, it saw an increase of over 3x players during the 2020 IPL.
Flipkart, the e-commerce giant controlled by Walmart, is making progress toward an IPO as soon as the fourth quarter of this year, according to people familiar with the matter.
Emily VanCamp talks about her return as Sharon Carter in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: why Sharon is cynical and angry, her time in Madripoor, her fight training, how she worked with director Kari Skogland, and what she thinks of a Sharon Carter spin-off series.
WhatsApp has brought a new sticker pack called Vaccines for All to encourage its users to get COVID-19 vaccine and show their appreciation for healthcare workers around the globe. WhatsApp has also partnered with more than 150 national, state, and local governments, as well as organisations including the WHO and UNICEF to offer authenticated COVID-19 information and r...
A new coalition of small business groups on Tuesday launched a campaign for tougher US antitrust enforcement, specifically calling for the breakup of online commerce titan Amazon.
Facebook said that hackers "scraped" personal data of some half-billion users back in 2019 by taking advantage of a feature designed to help people easily find friends using contact lists.
Forbes' annual world's billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year.
WhatsApp has listed different shortcuts for Mac and Windows users. These shortcuts differ when using WhatsApp Web or the desktop app. We’ve listed them all below for users to take advantage of, while using WhatsApp on their PC or laptops.
Microsoft is bringing MS Paint and Snipping Tool to Microsoft Store. The move is a part of the preview build 21354. Microsoft also said that it will not be including Paint 3D and 3D Viewer with the new build. However, they will still be available on the Microsoft Store.
India had the fastest-growing app market across the globe, the data shared by a mobile market research company indicates. Argentina saw the highest growth in gaming in 2020 compared to the previous year.
Milk Tea Alliance now has an emoji on Twitter. The social media giant launched the new emoji for the first anniversary of the global online pro-democracy movement that has united anti-Beijing campaigners in Hong Kong and Taiwan with protesters in Thailand, Myanmar, and beyond.
Facebook’s Portal TV has extended support for Zoom and GoToMeeting calls. Other Portal devices already supported the teleconferencing apps along with BlueJeans and Webex.
WhatsApp is working on introducing deep links or special URL links that will open the app in a specific situation, for instance, to enable sticker packs for users easily. WABetaInfo reports that these deep links are working on latest WhatsApp beta and stable updates for iOS and Android. These links will allow you to import and download sticker packs without having to ...
Jupiter’s Legacy trailer is here. Netflix has released the first trailer for Jupiter’s Legacy, its next superhero series from Mark Millar, coming May 7 to Netflix everywhere.
YouTube is the most used social media platform in the US, and is followed by Facebook, as per a report by Pew Research Center. The survey discusses the growth as well as trends of social media use in 2021. Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn follow suit at third, fourth and fifth places.
Twitter held talks in recent months to acquire Clubhouse, the popular audio-based social network, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jon Stewart’s Apple TV+ series The Problem with Jon Stewart will begin airing in autumn 2021 on Apple TV+ worldwide.
The Tomorrow War, the Chris Pratt-led sci-fi action movie, will release July 2 on Prime Video, Amazon has announced. Amazon has reportedly paid $200 million for The Tomorrow War.
Apple has launched its Find My network accessory programme to allow third-party Bluetooth devices to be tracked through the iPhone, iPad, and Mac using the preloaded Find My app. The company has initially partnered with Belkin, Chipolo, and VanMoof that will bring their new devices eligible for the Find My network programme starting next week.
ShareChat content-sharing platform said it has raised $502 million (roughly Rs. 3,720 crores) in fresh funding from Tiger Global, Snap, and some existing investors such as Twitter, valuing it at more than $2 billion (roughly Rs. 14,840 crores).
A new trailer for Cruella has released seven weeks before its May 28 release. Emma Stone-led Cruella is coming to Disney+ Premier Access and cinemas.
A lawmaker from Russia's ruling party floated the idea of banning Zoom after the video conferencing company reportedly told its distributors to stop selling subscriptions to Russian state institutions.
Apple said that in the coming weeks it will start enforcing a new privacy notification rule that digital advertising firms such as Facebook have warned will hurt their sales.
Facebook launched an experimental online forum called Hotline, an attempt by the social media giant to keep up with the live audio trend made popular by the likes of Clubhouse.
Twitch will ban users for offenses such as hate-group membership or credible threats of mass violence that occur entirely away from the site, in a new approach to moderating the platform, the company said.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 4 review: John Walker/ Captain America (Wyatt Russell) commits a horrendous act as Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) push up their pursuit of Karli Morgenthau (Erin Kellyman). Zemo (Daniel Brühl) escapes.
IPL 2021 livestream will be available in India and across the globe. The cricket tournament will begin from Friday, April 9.
Samsung iTest is the latest app from the South Korean giant. It lets iPhone users experience Android OS on their smartphones. The app is being advertised in New Zealand but is accessible worldwide.
Facebook's platforms including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram were down for thousands of users on Thursday, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
Renée Elise Goldsberry has reportedly been cast in She-Hulk as Amelia. She-Hulk is about Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), Bruce Banner/ Hulk’s (Mark Ruffalo) lawyer cousin who gains his powers.
500 million LinkedIn users’ personal details have been scraped from the platform and is being sold online. This data dump includes sensitive information like phone number and email address, among other things. LinkedIn has over 740 million users in total, which means that data of over two-third of its subscribers has been compromised.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 3 saw Baron Zemo (Daniel Brühl) crack some moves on the dance floor. Marvel has now released an hour-long video of Zemo dancing.
Vote counting in the labour union push at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, US, is underway but a winner may not be determined until today.
Epic Games and Apple duelled in legal filings ahead of a trial over whether to break the iPhone maker's tight grip on the App Store.
A civil rights group is suing Facebook and its executives, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made “false and deceptive" statements to US Congress when he said the social network giant removes hate speech and other material that violates its rules.
Uber and Lyft are spending millions of dollars to provide drivers with access to COVID-19 vaccines and offering free or discounted rides to vaccination sites for customers in a bid to increase engagement on their platforms.
Apple is drawing criticism from US senators for refusing to testify at an upcoming US Senate subcommittee hearing on competition issues related to mobile app stores. Google has agreed to testify at the hearing.
Facebook showed different job advertisements to men and women "beyond what can be legally justified," University of Southern California researchers said in a study published on Friday. In contrast, LinkedIn owned by Microsoft did not appear to display such a gender bias in its job advertisements.
Apple has incorporated the data from VaccineFinder in Apple Maps and it can show more 20,000 vaccination centres for its users in the USA.
India has become the top country in the world in the use of mobile applications and the government is encouraging and promoting Indian innovators to create apps, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
Justice League Snyder Cut is out now on Apple TV in India — making this the best way to watch Zack Snyder’s Justice League. It costs Rs. 150 to rent or Rs. 690 to buy on Apple TV.
Grammarly’s tone detection tool can identify the user’s tone by a combination of signals like capitalisation, punctuation, and more. It will help the user in improving the intended tone of the message before sending it to the receiver.
Google Lens is reportedly getting a new logo that is very different compared to the previous two logos for the app. Blue is the most dominant colour followed by red, yellow, and green.
Facebook has said that it is removing hateful posts and misinformation around the mass shooting that left eight people dead in Atlanta, US earlier this week.
Clubhouse has become a sandbox for people tinkering with ways to win fans and make money with audio. Launched nearly a year ago, the invite-only iOS app — which has already encountered a censorship hiccup in China — is looking to establish itself as the standard-bearer for audio-only social media.
Twitter Birdwatch, which has about 2,000 participants and is currently cordoned off in its own section of the site, is already facing many of the same challenges as Twitter itself — discerning facts from partisan opinion and dealing with the potential for harassment or people trying to manipulate the system.
WhatsApp is said to hire Manesh Mahatme, who has worked at Amazon Pay for nearly seven years, to head its payments business. With more than 500 million users, WhatsApp counts India as its biggest market.
Twitter on Thursday said via a blogpost that it will be releasing a survey to gather public opinion on how and when it should ban world leaders from the platform if they don’t follow rules. Social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook have been under scrutiny for the way they handle accounts of politicians and government officials, particularly following th...
Twitter has just rolled out in-app media content viewing support for YouTube so you can watch videos from your feed. Videos from other platforms like Instagram, Facebook will still redirect you to the app concerned. For these videos, you’ll still have to leave Twitter for viewing them.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 1 review: a new Captain America/ John Walker (Wyatt Russell) is introduced in the wake of Avengers: Endgame, as Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) try to get on with their lives.
Loki is joining The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, as it too will be available in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on Disney+ Hotstar in India. Loki release date is June 11.
The internal post written by Vishal Shah, Instagram’s vice president of product, was accessed by BuzzFeed. This post was written on an employee message board and it says that building this children-friendly platform is now a part of their priority list.
Spotify on Thursday launched a new site to explain how it pays royalties amid mounting anger from musicians struggling to survive in the streaming era.
YouTube Shorts beta version is being rolled out in US after testing in India. The short video feature of the popular video streaming app aims to take on TikTok. The popularity of YouTube Shorts soared during testing in India, and it has been racking up more than 6.5 billion views a day by people tuning in overall, according to product lead Todd Sherman of the Google-o...
Twitter could be planning to bring an “undo tweet” feature for its paid subscribers to let them recall their tweets. The new feature could be helpful to undo a particular tweet that included a typo or some other error.
Clubhouse has unleashed unbridled debates about topics deemed dangerously sensitive in Saudi Arabia, but surveillance fears have spooked users in the authoritarian state.
It seems Microsoft's professional networking site LinkedIn is in hot water in China as the country's internet regulator has reportedly rebuked the executive of the company this month for failing to control political content.
In this article, we are covering the steps you need to follow to recharge your FASTag using Google Pay.
In this article, we mention the steps you need to take to recharge your FASTag from Paytm.
A user must first install the Paytm app from Google Play store or Apple’s App Store onto their phones to begin using the digital payment service. Once this is done, they will need to register on the Paytm app. It is recommended to use the same number on Paytm that is linked to your bank account.
Microsoft Teams will soon allow organisers set a timer for Breakout Rooms and also let them move participants from one room to another. Microsoft Teams is also working on a feature to let only people in an organisation – and not guests – bypass the meeting lobby and jump straight into an ongoing meeting.
Opera Touch on iOS has been rebranded as Opera on the ocassion of its third anniversary. The updated browser also brings along a revamped UI.
Telegram Voice Chats 2.0 will let users conduct voice-only chats with unlimited participants to rival Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces. Group admins can record chats and also select who can speak.
Sengupta announced his departure from Google in a LinkedIn post that also confirms his last day to be April 30. He looks to indulge in some downtime to chill, talk to interesting people, reconnect with the external world and ride his bike.
Google has launched a new ‘WifiNanScan App’ for developers, vendors, university researchers to experiment with the Wi-Fi Aware protocol that helps two devices in proximity to connect with each other without the need for an Internet connection.
Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones users will now be able to stream games from Amazon Luna on their devices. The users need to get a controller to stream games. In a related development, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series of smartphones are reportedly getting a camera-related update.
Google Lens can grab relevant pieces of text from photos. Upon tapping on the selected text, users can translate it, copy it to a different app, have their device speak it aloud, or transfer it to a Google-connected PC. These Google Lens features have now been made available within the Google Photos app.
Godzilla vs. Kong release date in India is March 24 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Godzilla vs. Kong reviews are not available prior to release. Watch Godzilla vs. Kong trailer within. Download Godzilla vs. Kong full movie on HBO Max from March 31.
pCloud lauds apps like Signal, Netflix, Clubhouse, Skype, Microsoft Teams, and Google Classroom for collecting no data at all, making them the safest apps to use on the App Store. While social media apps like Facebook and Instagram are said to be really invasive, BIGO, LIVE and Likke are amongst the top 20 safest apps to use, collecting just 2 percent of users’ per...
WABetaInfo has shared screenshots of two features that are reported to be under development in WhatsApp iOS beta version 188.8.131.52 — voice messages playback speed and WhatsApp Web Beta. The company is working on the ability to change the playback speed for voice messages on WhatsApp for Android. The feature will come in three different playback speeds — 1x, 1.5x,...
Twitter has agreed to appoint a local representative in Turkey to comply with a contentious social media law that allows authorities to remove content from platforms, a government official has said.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney are among the top executives from the companies to be on the witness list in the Fortnite case, court documents show. Apple and Epic Games, creator of the popular game Fortnite, have been in a legal battle since last year, when Epic Games tried to avoid a 30 percent App Store fee by launching its own in-app payment sys...
Zoom Rooms Head Jeffrey Smith in an interview with Gadgets 360 talks about why more organisations are going to function in a hybrid workplace model even after the pandemic is over, and why end-to-end encryption can restrict open communication.
Spotify is updating its home page on iOS and Android to let you resume podcasts from where you left and more. Here’s everything you need to know on the latest update.
Hawkeye — the Marvel series for Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar — is already getting a spin-off, based on Echo/ Maya Lopez (Alaqua Cox), the first Native American superhero and the second deaf superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment and Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners said they had invested a combined $150 million (roughly Rs. 1,090 crores) in Telegram.
Google has fixed an issue that caused apps like Gmail, Google Chrome, and others to crash by releasing an update for Android System WebView and Google Chrome.
Justice League Snyder Cut might have happened due to fan demands, but Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff has shot down any possibility of more DC movies from Zack Snyder, dashing hopes of those clamouring for #RestoreTheSnyderVerse.
The Supreme Court stayed all proceedings pending before various high courts across the country for regulation and functioning of over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, and more by the government.
Clubhouse announced recently that its Android app could take a few months to release its Android app. There are no plans for a PC version yet.
The Witcher season 2 cast adds seven more: Adjoa Andoh as Nenneke, Cassie Clare as Philippa Eilhart, Liz Carr as Fenn, Graham McTavish as Sigismund Dijkstra, Kevin Doyle as Ba’lian, Simon Callow as Codringher, and Chris Fulton as Rience. The Witcher season 2 release date to be in 2021.
US President Joe Biden named a prominent advocate of breaking up Big Tech firms to a key regulatory post, in a move suggesting an aggressive posture on antitrust enforcement.
The US Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal by Facebook that would have derailed a $15-billion (roughly Rs. 1,08,590 crore) lawsuit over whether it illegally tracked users about a decade ago.
Keanu Reeves and Netflix are going Brzrkr. On Monday, Netflix announced that it was developing a live-action film and an anime spin-off series based on Brzrkr, the Boom! Studios comic book created by Reeves, which he will star in and produce.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey sold his first tweet as an NFT for just over $2.9 million (roughly Rs. 20 crore). The tweet is in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT).
Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy messaging platform Discord for more than $10 billion (roughly Rs. 72,400 crores), people familiar with the matter said.
John Matze said in a lawsuit he was fired for trying to tone down extremism on the site. He said wealthy philanthropist Rebekah Mercer, website associates Jeffrey Wernick and Mark Meckler, and podcaster and television analyst Dan Bongino conspired to steal his company share.
Google Chrome 90 update will make HTTPS protocol standard across the Web browser, making it faster and more secure. Here are all the details.
Mortal Kombat will release in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu in Indian cinemas, Warner Bros. India has announced. Mortal Kombat release date in India is April 16.
Pony Ma, the reticent founder of Tencent Holdings, China's biggest social media and video games company, met with China's antitrust watchdog officials this month to discuss compliance at his group, two people with direct knowledge said.
Black Widow release date delayed to July 9, now coming to cinemas and Disney+ with Premier Access at the same time. Black Widow Hotstar release date could be October 8. Cruella opens May 28 in cinemas and on Disney+ with Premier Access. Pixar’s Luca debuts June 18 exclusively on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Facebook said its once grand annual gathering of software developers will be a one-day, online event this June, potentially lacking an appearance by top executive Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook is building a service for people who are transitioning from prison back into society, as part of an apparent effort within the company to create more products for marginalised communities.
Tipster Alessandro Paluzzi has shared screenshots to suggest what Instagram’s new story draft feature could look like, soon after Instagram announced it. The screenshots show that if a user tries to get out in the middle of story creation, Instagram will bring up a dialogue box that gives the user three options, including to save the story as draft.
It took a year of the pandemic but finally one of the world’s biggest banks has acknowledged the huge toll that working remotely is taking on its staff. Citigroup CEO Jane Fraser wants to ease Zoom fatigue and go back to regular working hours. That tells you how bad things have got — at investment banks and at large businesses generally.
Facebook said it had blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance.
Tencent said PUBG Mobile has surpassed 1 billion accumulated downloads outside China, making it one of the most successful games worldwide.
Attorneys general for 12 US states accused Facebook and Twitter of doing too little to stop people from using their platforms to spread false information that coronavirus vaccines are unsafe.
Slack said it was working to fix an error in the direct-messaging feature it introduced, that could have lead to online harassment.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out steps to reform a key Internet law saying that companies should have immunity from liability only if they follow best practices for removing damaging material from their platforms.
Holi-themed Avatar stickers are already live on Facebook and Facebook Messenger. Users can find these new Avatar stickers in the comment composer by clicking on the smiley button. If you can’t see the stickers, try updating to the latest version and booting the app once again.
Snapchat Remix will rival the likes of TikTok Duets and Instagram Reels Remix. The new feature is currently under beta testing and should be available to all users in the future.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 2 review: the new Captain America (Wyatt Russell) comes into view, and the Flag Smashers prove their worth as Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) go to Munich and Baltimore.
Google Photos is reportedly adding labels to the functions in the media viewer within the app. The new feature is currently undergoing testing and is visible only to PIxel and OnePlus smartphones.
PUBG Mobile may get revamped Miramar map with upcoming season update. There may also be a rotation system for Karakin map along with several other changes.
Samsung has added a podcast player to Samsung Free app. Users can listen to a selection of podcasts which focus on news, culture, true crime, comedy, and sports from major broadcasters like NPR and iHeartMedia. It will also have podcasts from US-based Liberated Syndication podcast hosting network.
Apple has collaborated with Warner Music to introduce the new ‘Saylists’ feature. The new feature will analyse the song lyrics and recognise phrases that may be challenging for speech and sound disorder (SSD) children. The algorithm has analysed the song lyrics of 70 million tracks in the Apple Music catalogue and chose a few songs that have challenging sounds rep...
FAU-G is now available on App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. The game is 643MB in size and requires iOS 10.0 or later for iPhone users and iPadOS 10.0 or later for iPad users.
US lawmakers unleashed a torrent of criticism against social media top executives, blaming the companies for amplifying false content and calls to violence, while promising new regulations to stem rampant online disinformation.
The Suicide Squad trailer release date is March 26, Warner Bros. has announced. It will also be available in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. The Suicide Squad release date is August 6.
India's technology minister said video streaming services have to be "responsible and accountable" for their shows and movies, defending rules introduced last month that regulate such content.
Amazon asked the Indian government not to change e-commerce foreign investment rules until investigations into its business practices had been concluded, two sources familiar with the discussions said.
OK Computer Hotstar review: Anand Gandhi’s bizarre series, inspired by Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, follows a cop (Vijay Varma) solving a man’s death by a self-driving car with the help of a robots’ rights activist (Radhika Apte).
Facebook and Messenger have been down in Bangladesh since Friday, the social media giant said, as protesters oppose Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two day visit to the country.
Facebook has frozen Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's page for violating policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-19 by promoting a remedy he claims, without evidence, can cure the disease, a company spokesperson said.
In a recently held US Congressional Hearing with world's social media giants, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shrugged off the questions raised on the concerns about Instagram use for kids.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted his frustration with US lawmakers' questions on the social media platform during a hearing about misinformation.
Spaces is a new way to have live audio conversations on Twitter. Here’s our guide on how to start or join Space.
In this article, we are providing a step-by-step guide to help you recharge your FASTag using the PhonePe app.
Google has a suite of apps on the App Store including Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Photos, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Chrome. We take a look at privacy labels of all of these apps on the App Store to let you know what they mean, and help you attain more clarity.
There is a very easy method in which you can save the photos shared on your Instagram profile onto your smartphone. The photo can be saved in your phone’s Gallery and can be accessed at any time, even without an Internet connection. Users can save their photos into their phone gallery easily using the steps mentioned below.
There is a simple workaround to post Instagram stories without opening the main Instagram app. For this purpose, users will need to download the Threads from Instagram app from Google Play Store or App Store. This app quickly lets you post photos or videos on Instagram Stories without having to go into the main app.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get the best stickers to boost your Holi greetings game on WhatsApp Messenger.
Educational AR apps can make learning fun, and by engaging the visual senses more, can also make the lessons more memorable. We picked out some of the best ones for you to try out.
An Israeli company called Vocalis Health has just conducted trials in India to test a smartphone based tool that can analyse a person’s voice and detect COVID from this. This can be used to make testing more efficient, the company says.
MobiKwik data from millions of its users has allegedly been breached and is purported to be available for access on the dark Web. The company has, however, denied the allegation.
Google Maps will soon start recommending eco-friendly routes to users estimated to generate the lowest carbon emissions based on traffic, slopes and other factors. Google said the feature would launch later this year in the US and eventually reach other countries.
Auto-payments of your mobile and utility bills as well as subscription charges to any of your favourite over-the-top (OTT) platforms may get disrupted starting Thursday, April 1. This could come as a result of a new rule set by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that was planned back in August 2019.
The Disciple Netflix release date is April 30. Netflix has unveiled a new trailer for The Disciple, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Venice Film Festival-winning movie.
Obi-Wan Kenobi cast includes Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie. Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi to air on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Apple Maps has started showing COVID-19 airport travel guidance to iPhone, iPad, and Mac users, based on data provided by the Airports Council International (ACI).
Google Stack is the latest document scanner that utilises Google’s Doc AI to smartly categorise and sort bills, documents, and receipts.
Google Meet has extended the availability of ‘unlimited’ free video calls for Gmail users until June 2021. As a result of the latest update, Gmail users will be able to connect with their contacts virtually free via Google Meet for up to 24 hours.
LinkedIn has confirmed it is working on service within its app that will allow users to connect and interact with each other in a more expressive way. This is similar to Clubhouse but the company has not shared a release date.
Spotify Mixes is getting an update that makes the listening experience more personal with new playlists. The new set of specially curated playlists will be available under the Made for You tab.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday extended the deadline for implementing the new framework for processing recurring online transactions until September 30. It was believed to disrupt auto-payments of mobile, utility, and other bills and subscription charges of over-the-top (OTT) platforms.
Samsung TV Plus content service has been launched in India. The free service comes pre-installed on supported Samsung smart TVs. Samsung TV Plus will also be supported on select Galaxy smartphones from sometime in April.
Google FLoC is rolling out beta testing for third party users. FLoC is touted to be a replacement for cookies for Chrome browser.
Facebook said it was taking steps to combat hate speech and misinformation in India as the world's biggest democracy started its months-long multi-phase elections in four big states.
Rick and Morty season 5 release date set for June 20 on Adult Swim. Watch the Rick and Morty season 5 trailer within. Netflix release date is TBA.
Four Republican US lawmakers requested that Facebook, Google, and Twitter turn over any studies they have done on how their services affect children's mental health.
Brazil's central bank cleared the way for Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service to let its users send each other funds using the Visa and Mastercard card networks, months after vetoing WhatsApp's initial attempt.
Spotify said it has purchased Betty Labs, the company behind sports-focussed social audio app Locker Room, to accelerate its move into live audio.
Christopher Nolan's Tenet is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. That’s a month before it arrives on HBO Max in the US. You can watch Tenet online with Amazon Prime and download the movie on Prime Video app.
Indian authorities have blocked at least two of ByteDance's bank accounts for alleged tax evasion, prompting it to ask a court to quash the directive that it fears will hit its operations, two sources with direct knowledge said.
Apple said it would host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in an online-only format for the second year in a row. The event will take place from June 7 to June 11, as COVID-19 cases rise in the US.