OnePlus could enter the cryptocurrencies market with a cryptocurrency wallet, an ongoing survey by the company has indicated.
PUBG Mobile India variant Battlegrounds Mobile India’s launch date has been tipped once again. Known tipster Sagar Thakur, aka Maxtern, tweeted a binary code that translates to 18062021. His tweet indicates that Battlegrounds Mobile India may launch on June 18.
At Facebook’s F8 Refresh on Wednesday, WhatsApp announced that it is bringing updates to the WhatsApp Business API in order to enable businesses to communicate quickly with their potential customers.
Huawei announced the launch of its proprietary HarmonyOS for smartphones on Wednesday, as the embattled company looks to recover from US sanctions that have hobbled its handset business.
Byju’s on Wednesday announced its partnership with Google to bring free online learning to Indian schools. The new offering will integrate Google Workspace for Education with Byju’s Vidyartha to provide a unified platform to teachers and students.
Google Meet will now send a notification if you have a poor network connection. Alongside, it will provide tailored troubleshooting recommendations and quick actions to improve call quality. Workspace admins can now utilise Meet Quality Tool to analyse and troubleshoot instance where users are unable to join calls. The update has already started rolling out for all Go...
Twitter on Wednesday resumed the process of taking user requests for their profile verification after pausing them last week. Check out how you can apply.
The best comedy-drama series on Netflix in India include Little Things, Sex Education, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Orange Is the New Black, and Russian Doll.
The best comedy series on Netflix in India include Derry Girls, Schitt’s Creek, The Big Bang Theory, The IT Crowd, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
The best anime and animated series on Netflix in India include Big Mouth, Death Note, Fullmetal Alchemist, One-Punch Man, The Midnight Gospel, and Tales of Arcadia.
The best web series on Netflix in India include Breaking Bad, The Crown, Better Call Saul, Black Mirror, BoJack Horseman, Delhi Crime, Friends, The Good Place, Line of Duty, Master of None, Sherlock, Stranger Things, and When They See Us.
Mozilla Firefox has been redesigned with a cleaner Web browsing experience. The update, a part of Firefox 89 for desktops, brings an upgraded tabs interface and a simpler navigation. Mozilla has also brought a Firefox update for iPhone and iPad users.
Apple TV app started out on Apple devices, but has slowly expanded to various platforms including Amazon’s Fire OS and LG’s webOS. The app and streaming service is now available on Android TV devices as well and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
Warner Bros. Discovery is the name for the proposed merger of Discovery and WarnerMedia. Warner Bros. Discovery will spend $20 billion (about Rs. 1,46,425 crores) on content annually, more than Netflix and Disney. It aims to reach 400 million streaming subscribers globally.
Google has contended that IT rules for digital media are not applicable to its search engine and urged the Delhi High Court to set aside a single judge order that applied the rules on the company while dealing with an issue related to removal of offending content from the Internet.
Tata Sky on Wednesday launched the Tata Sky Binge app for mobile devices to let its subscribers access the over-the-top (OTT) content aggregator service on Android smartphones and iPhone.
Twitter said it will begin testing advertisements on its disappearing posts feature called Fleets, as it works to offer more options for advertisers.
Draft rules aimed at reining in the power of Facebook, Alphabet unit Google, Amazon, and Apple should only target these US tech giants, a leading EU lawmaker said, signalling a tougher stand than EU antitrust regulators.
A coalition of US labour unions took renewed aim at Amazon, saying a need for speed in warehouses leads to workers being injured.
Coinbase launched a tie-up with Apple and Alphabet's Google on Tuesday that will allow users to add cards from their accounts to the payment apps run by the two tech giants.
Clubhouse app on Android has got a bunch of new updates. It ow allows users to link their Instagram and Twitter accounts to their profiles. Additionally, users can now easily follow speakers and pages as well as learn about upcoming events. Clubhouse also announced they have crossed the 2-million users mark.
WhatsApp features tracker WABetaInfo was invited into a unique group chat with Will Cathcart and Mark Zuckerberg. The two executives confirmed in the chat that a new Disappearing Mode will be rolled out soon. This will by default turn on disappearing messages for all future chats and make the WhatsApp experience more ephemeral.
Eden review: Netflix's first Japanese original anime is short 4-episode affair that is good for a one-time watch. Eden released May 27 on Netflix worldwide.
Facebook Messenger is reportedly getting a new setting for Dark Mode on its Android app. Dark Mode is now getting a System setting mode in addition to the usual 'off' and 'on.' This feature, however, was already available for its iOS app. Facebook had introduced Dark Mode for Messenger in April 2019, for Instagram in October 2019, and for its native app in November 20...
A fake WhatsApp message is in circulation that claims the government is offering free Internet access to 100 million users for three months, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) has informed users.
Amazon Ring camera unit is planning to make police requests for users' video footage through its neighbourhood watch app more transparent in a move that follows criticism that its products facilitate surveillance and profiling.
Battlegrounds Mobile India, the Indian version of PUBG Mobile, has crossed 20 million pre-registrations in India in just over two weeks. The game is essentially the same as PUBG Mobile but with some tweaks made for the Indian audience.
Mozilla Firefox 89 has blocked cross-site tracking for all users accessing the Web on Private Browsing. The change comes through the Total Cookie Protection feature that was introduced in February.
World Environment Day 2021 can be celebrated using Bitmojis. Snapchat has dedicated Bitmojis that you can share online to showcase your efforts and love for nature.
Norton Crypto lets Norton 360’s early adopter programme users mine Ether cryptocurrency within the Norton 360 programme. Mining cryptocurrency comes with its risks as it requires third party applications to be installed that run the risk of malware or the app running malicious code.
European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) lobby group backed the European Union's antitrust case against Apple that alleges it distorts competition in the music streaming market.
Donald Trump has cancelled his own blog, an advisor announced, highlighting the ex-president and election conspiracy theorist's struggle to escape the social media wilderness.
Loki actor Tom Hiddleston and his co-stars talk about what the new Marvel series will offer in a minute-long behind-the-scenes featurette. Loki release date is June 9 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Facebook is opening up ways for businesses to interact with customers on Instagram and WhatsApp at its virtual developers conference F8 Refresh.
The Reminiscence trailer feels like Inception, as Hugh Jackman looks for the missing Rebecca Ferguson by taking a “journey through memory”. Reminiscence out August 20 on HBO Max and in cinemas.
Germany's competition authority is investigating Alphabet's Google News Showcase, a platform that makes news available on the tech giant's news website.
The European Commission sought to clarify the scope and liability of revised copyright rules adopted last year in an effort to defuse criticism from France, Poland, EU broadcasters, and Internet activists.
European Union and the UK have launched antitrust investigations into Facebook's use of advertising data in its classified ads business, probes that could force it to change its business model on top of hefty fines.
HBO Max India launch takes its first step with the hiring of Disney+’s Amit Malhotra as the managing director for HBO Max in Southeast Asia and India. Malhotra will help upgrade HBO Go Asia into HBO Max, and explore a “potential future launch” in India.
Battlegrounds Mobile India’s new teaser shows the UAZ jeep from PUBG and mentions the Erangel map. It confirms that the game will have the Erangel map. Now whether it will be exactly the same as PUBG Mobile’s Erangel map, remains to be seen.
Download Loki from June 9 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. Here’s everything you need to know about the next Marvel series, including release time, Loki cast, total number of episodes, and when to expect Loki reviews.
Google has announced an update that will allow Android users to opt out of being tracked by advertisers through apps installed on their devices. This new move is Google’s answer to the recent App Tracking Transparency introduced by Apple.
Twitter is reportedly redesigning its mobile apps to prominently feature a discovery tab for Twitter spaces in the navigation bar at the bottom. The new discovery tab will be in the middle of the navigation bar, sitting between the search magnifying glass and the notification bell icons. It is currently being tested for the iOS app for users who registered for the Twi...
Apple AirTag is getting a software update that will change the time period after which it will alert nearby people by playing a sound when it is separated from its owner. Apple also has plans to bring an Android app later this year that will enable people to detect if an AirTag is separated from its owner and is unsuspectedly “travelling” with them.
Facebook on Thursday appointed Marne Levine, vice president of global partnerships, as the social media giant's first chief business officer.
Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo said it had partnered with Google's Maps to let users book fully autonomous ride-hailing services through the app.
New trailers for Tom Hiddleston-led Loki and Scarlett Johansson-led Black Widow set up the immediate future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Loki release date is June 9 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. Black Widow release date is July 9.
Facebook has offered to commit to providing its partners with clear and objective conditions of access to advertising inventories and advertisement campaign data, France's antitrust authority said following an investigation.
Money Heist season 5 first look images are here. They feature Úrsula Corberó’s Tokyo, Álvaro Morte’s The Professor, Itziar Ituño’s Lisbon, Miguel Herrán’s Rio, Jaime Lorente’s Denver, Esther Acebo’s Stockholm, Hovik Keuchkerian’s Bogota, Rodrigo de la Serna’s Palermo, Najwa Nimri’s Alicia Sierra, and Belén Cuesta’s Manila.
Facebook is reportedly planning to end its policy that shields politicians from some content moderation rules in what would be a major policy reversal for the world's largest social media network.
Amazon was sent a legal notice by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for selling copies of holy books Guru Granth Sahib and Gutka Sahib, an office bearer said Thursday.
Twitter Blue will be rolled out initially in Australia and Canada. It will let paying users edit their tweets before posting and change the colour theme of their app.
Tinder users can now block people using their phone numbers to avoid seeing exes, friends, colleagues, relatives, or anyone else they might not want to on a dating app.
Twitter has been given “one last notice” to “immediately” comply with the new IT rules for digital media by the government that has said a failure to adhere to the norms will lead to the platform losing exemption from liability under the IT Act.
Twitter briefly removed the verified blue badge, aka blue tick, from the personal account of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday. It resulted in outrage from a large number of people. Some of them also alleged it was a biased decision. However, the move was due to Twitter’s policies.
Twitter was suspended ‘indefinitely’ in Nigeria after it deleted President Muhammadu Buhari's tweet referring to the country civil war for violating the platform’s rules.
Twitter on Saturday briefly removed the blue badge from the personal Twitter handle of Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) over inactivity. Although, the official handle of the Vice President of India @VPSecretariat continues to have the blue badge. Twitter states that it may remove the blue verified badge and verified status of a Twitter accou...
Facebook has extended the ban on Donald Trump from the platform till January 2023. Facebook had suspended Trump's account the day after the deadly January 6 Capitol Hill riot, determining he had incited violence. That suspension will last at least two years from the date of the initial block and would only be lifted if the risk to public safety has receded, Facebook s...
Zoom has an audio notification feature that alerts when someone joins or leaves a meeting. The audio notification option also comes with several customisation options like choosing to play the sound for everyone or just restrict it to hosts and co-hosts. Follow the steps below to turn off/ on audio notifications on Zoom.
Flipkart is reportedly in talks to raise at least $3 billion (roughly Rs. 21,850 crores) from investors including Japan's SoftBank and several sovereign wealth funds.
Google agreed to make changes to some of its widely used online advertising services under a settlement with France's antitrust watchdog.
Twitter is reportedly testing a new feature, 'Change Who Can Reply,' that will help users decide who can and who cannot interact with the tweets they publish. Twitter users could be able to select the level of interaction they want on a tweet after it has been published. Additionally, the social media platform is also testing two new features namely Super Follows and ...
WhatsApp will reportedly ask the user for permission to make and manage calls and access phone’s log to enable a flash call feature for easier logins. WhatsApp is reportedly working on an introduction for the feature to explain why it needs these permission grants. WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp won’t use your call history for other purposes. It will only compar...
The US and the European Union voiced concern over Nigeria's decision to indefinitely ban Twitter after the US social media giant deleted a tweet from the president's account for violating its rules.
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said that he will send a bill to Congress next week to make Bitcoin legal tender in the Central American nation, touting its potential to help Salvadorans living abroad send remittances home.
Following outrage against e-commerce giant Amazon after users claimed that a bikini having colours of the Karnataka flag and emblem was available for sale on its Canada site, state's Kannada and Culture Minister Aravind Limbavali has said the government would take legal action.
WWDC 2021 is beginning today, June 7 and is going to be all-virtual — just like the last time. iOS 15, macOS 12, and watchOS 8 are amongst the key announcements expected. New MacBook Pro models are also speculated to debut at the keynote.
Loki review: new Marvel TV series finds Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and TVA agent Mobius (Owen Wilson) taking a trip through apocalypses. Loki release date is June 9 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
WhatsApp voice calls are now available for the Jio Phone and other KaiOS-based smart feature phones around the world. The WhatsApp calling feature for the devices comes years after its 2015 debut on smartphones.
Microsoft Office has been updated with fixes for four vulnerabilities that are impacting user security, Check Point Research said on Tuesday. The issues could allow hackers to attack users through malicious Office documents.
Snapchat is introducing new language-learning lenses for some Indian languages. These lenses can recognise over 1,000 objects, using AR and machine learning, and show their translated names along with a phonetic transcription to help users learn the language better. The languages supported by this feature are Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, and Telugu.
macOS Monterey 12 has been unveiled at WWDC 2021 with features including Universal Control, AirPlay support, and Shortcuts. Apple has also announced new developer tools including Object Capture that is meant to let developers create 3D models of real-world objects.
Apple Music's long-awaited Lossless Audio, Dolby Atmos, and Spatial Audio have finally become available to compatible Apple devices, according to user reports. The new features will be available on devices running iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, and tvOS 14.6 or higher. Users reported that the new Lossless Audio and Dolby Atmos features were visible after restartin...
Google Photos for Android has had its Markup tool moved up to the main menu in the editing menu. Markup tool was earlier a part of the More tab but now sits between the Filters and More tabs in the main UI.
Apple said a new "private relay" feature designed to obscure a user's Web browsing behaviour from ISPs and advertisers will not be available in China for regulatory reasons.
Twitter is learnt to have approached the government seeking more time to comply with the new IT rules. According to sources, the micro-blogging site has said that it intends to comply with the rules but needs more time due to the pandemic situation in India.
Microsoft Outlook is adding a speech-to-text dictation feature to its iOS and Android apps. The new voice dictation feature will make it easier to compose emails, schedule meetings, or search for content on the app. The feature will roll out for iOS first, followed by Android sometime later.
A year-long inquiry into voice assistants such as Alexa and Siri and other Internet-connected devices has led to among more than 200 companies expressing concerns of potential anti-competitive practices, EU antitrust regulators said.
Loki actors Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, and Loki executive producers Kevin Feige, Michael Waldron, and Kate Herron discuss the newest Marvel series, now streaming on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. They talk ‘Loki lectures,’ old friendships, David Fincher inspirations, and why Loki is a decade-long fan favourite.
Adobe has updated Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, Illustrator, InDesign to fully utilise the potential of Apple's M1 SoC. Third-party benchmarking test suggest that Lightroom is twice as fast, Illustrator is thrice as fast, and InDesign is thrice as fast on Apple M1-powered Mac computers as compared to its Intel counterparts. Additionally, Adobe has added a bunch of new...
“How does Instagram decide what shows up for me first?”, “Why do some of my posts get more views than others?”; “How does Instagram decide what to show me in Explore?” — if you have ever wondered about these questions as a user or a creator on Instagram, don't worry. The photo-sharing platform has now been effectively demystified, thanks to Instagram hea...
It took $120,000 (roughly Rs. 87 lakhs) plus expenses, and the opportunity for a reduced prison sentence, for the smartphone developer to collaborate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2018 and kick-start Operation Trojan Shield, according to a court document.
Amazon Mobile Savings Days sale is live and brings up to 40 percent savings on smartphones and accessories. The sale will last till June 12 and includes other offers like no-cost EMIs, additional discounts with HDFC Bank transaction, and exchange offers.
Loki episode 1 review: Loki (Tom Hiddleston) is arrested by the time cops and introduced to the world of the TVA. Agent Mobius (Owen Wilson) recruits Loki to capture another Loki variant.
Loki’s Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions have been indefinitely delayed, likely due to COVID-19 challenges. Loki release date and time in India is June 9 at 12:30pm IST. Loki is available in English on Disney+ Hotstar Premium and Hindi on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.
The Group of Seven wealthy nations may have endorsed a plan to ensure the world's biggest companies pay a minimum global tax rate, but US tech behemoth Amazon may escape it.
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 ClearTax founder Archit Gupta to know about the company’s history, growth, and future plans. We also talk to experts to understand what this startup needs to d...
Paytm, Infosys, and MakeMyTrip are among companies seeking approval in India to provide online COVID-19 vaccine bookings, the head of the government's tech platform said, as the country tries to make it easier for its huge population to book shots.
The Mandalorian season 3 has been delayed to late 2022, due to Pedro Pascal's The Last of Us commitment and Obi-Wan Kenobi filming on the same StageCraft set. The Book of Boba Fett on track for December release on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Loki director Kate Herron touches upon the nature vs. nurture argument that she believes is central to answering the question: will Loki time variant chart a new path, or is he destined to cause pain, suffering, and death, like Mobius said in Loki episode 1?
Tata Sky Music service has been revamped to merge Tata Sky Music and Tata Sky Music+ subscriptions. The combined service aims to offer a “360-degree music experience” on TV and its mobile app at an affordable price. It costs Rs. 2.5 per day and gives access to 20 audio stations and five video stations with an ad-free listening experience.
Loki series director Kate Herron reveals how she convinced Owen Wilson to play Mobius in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Tom Hiddleston and Wilson share such great chemistry on screen because of their differences, Herron believes.
Illegal drugs trade went digital to serve its customers during COVID-19 lockdown, and could stay that way when the pandemic is over, Europe's drugs agency said.
Poco Community app has been launched in India by the brand. Poco was spun off from Xiaomi last year. The launch also comes almost a year after the government banned Xiaomi's Mi Community app.
Social media firms wanting to operate in Nigeria must register a local entity and be licensed, the country's information minister said, the government's latest move since it banned Twitter last week.
Britain's competition watchdog is planning a formal competition investigation into Amazon, as per a report citing three unidentified people familiar with the situation.
US President Joe Biden withdrew a series of Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok, and ordered a Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps and others.
Loki series director Kate Herron talks about how the new Marvel series is her big love letter to sci-fi from Brazil to Blade Runner. The TVA officers are inspired by brutalist architecture, as Herron didn’t want it to be super futuristic. Natalie Holt’s Loki score blends theremin with Nordic instruments.
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are working on drafts of five antitrust bills, four of them aimed directly at reining in Big Tech, and may introduce them within days, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Twitter appointed development finance executive Mimi Alemayehou to its board of directors to replace Elliott Management partner Jesse Cohn, after the activist hedge fund helped create a blueprint for changes that led to a doubling of the social media firm's share price.
Facebook advertisements chief Carolyn Everson is leaving the company, she said in a post on the social media platform.
Facebook expects to reopen all its US offices by October, with plans to offer flexible work-related options to employees, the social media platform said.
Facebook said it will give employees the option of sticking with remote work for the long term, even offering to help some interested in moving to other countries.
If you want a cloud storage service that bundles with better free storage space, then Degoo, TeraBox and Amazon Photos are some of the best options for you.
Euro 2020 is set to kick off today. Here’s how to watch it in India, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and Singapore. We also delve into Euro 2020 schedule (June 11 – July 11), the 24 teams in six Euro 2020 groups, and the list of 11 Euro 2020 venues.
Facebook Messenger is getting an update that brings three new themes, a quick reply bar for the media viewer along with QR code and payment links. The last feature is exclusively available for Facebook Pay users in the US. The three new themes celebrate Olivia Rodrigo's debut album, 20 years of Fast and Furious, and World Oceans Day. The themes are also available on I...
Flexiple co-founder and CEO Karthik Sridharan shared a fascinating story on Twitter of NoCode tools that helped him build a startup with $2 million (roughly Rs. 14.6 crores) revenue. The NoCode tools, Sridharan said, cost his company just $80 (roughly Rs. 5,800) a month. Check out the tools in detail here.
The US Justice Department under former President Donald Trump subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in an attempt to find out who was behind leaks of classified information, the New York Times reported.
Russian authorities ordered Facebook and Telegram to pay steep fines for failing to remove banned content, a move that could be part of growing government efforts to tighten control over social media platforms amid political dissent.
Another spat between India's government and U.S. big tech has exacerbated disillusion among firms which have spent billions to build hubs in their largest growth market, to the extent some are rethinking expansion plans, people close to the matter said.
Intel is debating a possible offer to buy SiFive, a person familiar with the matter said, a company closely associated with open-source technology that is challenging the rise of Intel's rival, Arm.
At a time when Apple has already handed developers a beta version of iOS 15, an 18-year-old tech enthusiast has recreated iOS 4 as an app, nearly 10 years after it debuted on iPhone 3G. Zane, who, in his Twitter bio says he "loves to invent," on June 9 tweeted that the OldOS app can bring iOS 4 that has been "beautifully rebuilt in SwiftUI," Apple's developer programm...
Amazon could be fined more than $425 million (roughly Rs. 3,100 crores) under the European Union's privacy law, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
The United States condemned the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter and targeting individuals who use the social media site, including Nigerian broadcasters, and called for the African nation to reverse its decision.
Google Sheets has an easter egg that celebrates the LGBTQ community and Pride Month. The cells are filled with rainbow colours that signify LGBTQ if you simply type the word "pride".
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple will now be under greater scrutiny as four new antitrust bills introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the US House of Representatives aim at reining in the power of the tech giants, with one potentially leading to their break-up.
Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart's please to quash an antitrust investigation against the e-commerce giants was rejected by the Karnataka High Court on Friday. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) launched its investigation last year after a trader group's complaint accused the firms of promoting some "preferred sellers" and hurting small businesses.
We’ve compiled a step-by-step guide on how to turn off read receipts on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Apple’s iMessage. Follow the instructions for each app.
In this article, we provide a step-by-step guide to let you create shortcuts on your iPhone.
Nigeria announced Twitter’s suspension days after the platform removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional separatists. Most telecommunications sites have since blocked access.
Google unveiled an option for small businesses to upgrade their Gmail accounts for greater calendaring, video chat, and email newsletter functionalities.
PUBG: New State closed alpha footage has been shared an online publication and it shows off the gameplay with the new Troi map, new vehicles, and more. The game looks like a new skin over PUBG Mobile.
WhatsApp has reportedly restored green colour in notifications for its Android beta app. WhatsApp started testing a dark blue colour for its notifications with the 22.214.171.124 beta update but it looks like that didn’t sit well with the audience.
Apple TV+ free one year subscription offer was applicable on purchase of a new Apple device will be reduced to three free months form July 1. Customers who bought a new Apple device after September 10, 2019, were eligible to claim this offer.
Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants could face more scrutiny and sanctions in the European Union after the bloc's top court backed national privacy watchdogs to pursue them, even when they are not their lead regulators.
WhatsApp will bring multi-device support along with end-to-end encryption, according to WhatsApp beta tracker WABetaInfo. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg suggested the implementation in a private conversation earlier this month.
The pricing for Apple Podcasts Subscriptions will be decided by creators and they can pick between annual or monthly billing. Creators can decide if they want to offer paid subscriptions, freemium models that could offer additional benefits, archives, and more, or simply keep their podcasts free.
Google Meet is introducing a Companion Mode to make hybrid meetings, where some members are physically present and others are working remotely, more interactive for everyone. All members will be able to have access to features and controls like screen sharing, polls, in-meeting chat, and more. Members will also be able to RSVP to meetings by selecting the physical or ...
Hitman Sniper: The Shadows is a spin-off to Hitman: Sniper mobile game and will be free-to-play. The game does not have a release date yet but will launch this year for both Android and iOS.
Users can head over to the Gmail inbox to enable Google Chat and access the features for free including the new collaboration tool in Rooms. These features have been available for paid users, but now all Google account holders can access it for free.
India's antitrust watchdog plans to expedite a restarted probe into allegations of anti-competitive behaviour at Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart, as it intensifies scrutiny of big-tech firms, two people close to the matter said.
HDFC mobile banking app is down again, and the bank has recommended that users turn to Netbanking to complete any urgent transactions while it looks into the matter 'on priority'.
Executive Producer of Niantic, Phil Hong announced the new Transformers: Heavy Metal mobile game. Niantic says the game will enter soft launch in select countries soon, and global launch is planned for later this year. The company is taking registrations of interest for the game on the official site, and this will enable users to get notified when the beta app will l...
The Delhi High Court issued notice to social networking platforms like Instagram and others on hearing a petition seeking to remove certain highly objectionable content related to Hindu Gods and Goddesses on their platforms.
YouTube will no longer allow political or election advertisments in its coveted masthead spot at the top of the site's homepage nor advertising for alcohol, gambling, and prescription drugs.
Luca movie review: Enrico Casarosa’s Pixar debut on Disney+ takes us to 1950s Italian Riviera, where two ‘sea monster’ kids (Jacob Tremblay and Jack Dylan Grazer) compete in a local triathlon, Porto Rosso Cup, in a bid to get a Vespa. You can watch and download Luca movie on Disney+ and Hotstar.
Apple Music will soon get Dolby Atmos, Spatial Audio, and Lossless Audio streaming support for users in India. The Apple India website says the new audio formats are 'coming soon'. Some users on Twitter said they were able to experience the new formats while some others said it was removed from their apps after a while. A report also claims that the new 'Lossless Audi...
Kindle Vella, a new storytelling option, has been introduced by Amazon for readers on the Kindle app. Once Kindle Vella stories are available for readers, they’ll be able to find and view the story’s detail page in the Kindle Vella store. Readers will be able to access the first few episodes of the story for free and use new features like Follow, Faves, and Thumbs...
Twitter may be working on a tweet reaction picker that will allow users to respond with a selection of emojis. Tweet reactions have been under testing for some time now and will work like emoji responses available on Facebook.
An IBM survey highlights how Indians have drastically increased their digital footprint during the pandemic, which puts them at a higher security risk. It showed Indians created about 19 new online accounts during the pandemic on an average across all age categories, which included about three new accounts for social media and entertainment purposes. Respondents over...
LazyPay, the digital credit platform by Netherlands-based fintech company PayU, was found to have a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to obtain sensitive user information, such as their full name, gender, data of birth, and profile picture. The issue was resolved quickly after it was reported to the company.
Truecaller for Android has received a bunch of new updates. This includes a new group voice calling feature that will allow users to add up to eight participants to a call. Truecaller will also help identify spam users in the group if they were added without the user’s knowledge and the user will be able to add a new participant to a voice call even without adding t...
Google is adding seven new features for Android users with an upcoming update. Text messages sent from the native Google Messages app on Android will now be end-to-end encrypted, but with certain conditions. Additionally, users will be able to star important text messages, receive emoji sticker suggestions from Gboard, receive earthquake alerts in more countries, cont...
IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Twitter had deliberately defied and failed to comply with the country's new IT rules, that became effective in late May.
Koo launched the app in Assamese with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday releasing the first message in Koo in the language.
Loki episode 2 review: Lady Loki (Sophia Di Martino) turns out to be The Variant that Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Mobius (Owen Wilson) are hunting for. Loki episode 2 out now on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech's immense market power, was sworn in as chair of the US Federal Trade Commission, a victory for progressives seeking a clampdown on tech firms who hold a hefty share of a growing sector of the economy.
Twitter has been booked by the UP Police along with a news portal and six persons in connection with the circulation of a video in which an elderly man narrates his ordeal after he was allegedly attacked by some people in Ghaziabad.
Battlegrounds Mobile India will require OTP authentication to log in, as mentioned on the games support page website. It is unclear if that will be the only way to log in but at this point, it appears to be so.
Britain's competition watchdog said it would investigate whether Apple and Google's dominance of mobile phone operating systems, app stores, and Web browsers hurt consumers, launching its latest probe into the tech giants.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma is "lying low" and focusing on hobbies and philanthropy, the Chinese e-commerce giant's executive vice chairman and co-founder Joe Tsai said.
Twitter said it has appointed an interim Chief Compliance Officer and the details of the official will be shared directly with the IT Ministry soon.
Battlegrounds Mobile India is out in open beta and PUBG Mobile players who were eagerly waiting for the game are wondering what happens to all the data, items, and in-game currency they collected. Good news is that Battlegrounds Mobile India allows you to transfer pretty much all your data from PUBG Mobile if you log in with the same account, be it Facebook or Twitter...
Slack is finally getting the scheduled send message feature for its desktop and mobile apps. The new feature will let users schedule a message 120 days in advance while also setting a custom date and time for the message to be sent. Users will also be able to view, edit, and manage scheduled messages before they are sent.
Russian lawmakers passed a legislation that would oblige US tech giants to open offices in Russia by January 2022 or face punitive measures, part of a push by Russia to beef up what it calls Internet "sovereignty."
Battlegrounds Mobile India’s open beta brings back familiar PUBG Mobile gameplay and battle royale experience. It is the same game essentially but with a few tweaks. Battlegrounds Mobile India shows the blood as green instead of red.
Audible on Thursday brought five sleep- and relaxation-focussed audio series to Amazon Echo, Fire TV, and other Alexa-enabled devices in India. The audio content is available for free access and includes guided meditations, bedtime stories, and sound baths that are aimed to help users sleep better and overcome sleep anxiety.
The US House Judiciary Committee will vote next week on a package of recently introduced antitrust bills including several targeting the market power of Big Tech, committee chair Jerry Nadler said.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said during a live chat that Android has more malware than iOS and “sideloading” mobile apps were not in the “best interests of users.” If Apple was forced to allow sideloading apps, as Android does, it would destroy the security and privacy of the iOS platform, he said, while speaking virtually at the VivaTech 2021 conference in Paris, Fran...
Samsung and LG are going to participate in the CES 2022 offline event, that will be held in Las Vegas early next year. Two companies previously participated online in this year due to COVID-19, however, they will showcase their own booths to display their cutting-edge technologies next year.
Loki episode 2 revealed Sophia Di Martino as the other Loki time variant. But is Di Martino playing Lady Loki? Or is she Sylvie Lushton/ Enchantress, as Loki episode 2 credits hint? Loki episode 3 and episode 4 will tell us more.
Flipkart has filed a legal challenge against the restarting of an antitrust probe into the company, arguing in a court filing that the investigation would cause "irreparable injury."
Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari was questioned by the Delhi Police last month in connection with its probe into the “COVID toolkit” case, officials said.
The Delhi Police has received a complaint against actress Swara Bhaskar, Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari and others in connection with social media posts about an attack on an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad on June 5, officials said.
The success of Loki episode 1 and the crowding on Fridays has prompted Disney+ to move all original series — be it The Mandalorian season 3 or Ms. Marvel — from Fridays to Wednesdays. Disney+ original movies like Luca and Black Widow will stay on Fridays.
Facebook said it will begin testing advertisements inside its virtual reality Oculus headsets in partnership with several game developers, including Resolution Games.
Swiggy's drone partner has received final clearances from the government to commence trials. It will be testing both food and medical package deliveries in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab in the next several weeks.
Microsoft on Wednesday named Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella as its new chairman, in place of John Thompson.
Spotify launched a live audio app called Greenroom, the Swedish online music streaming giant's answer to the popular platform Clubhouse.
Battlegrounds Mobile India is finally available to play, sort of. The game was available in open beta but only to a limited number of beta testers, though the official Facebook page that has been updated to show open beta access does not mention anything about the limited access.
Pixar’s Luca director Enrico Casarosa, animation supervisor Michael Venturini, effects supervisor Jon Reisch, production designer Daniela Strijleva, and character supervisors Beth Albright and Sajan Skaria discuss how a push for stylisation (as in Japanese woodblock prints) and the artist’s touch (à la 2D animation) drove the celebrated studio into a new era. Cen...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Ferrari have entered an agreement to make Amazon's cloud computing unit the luxury carmaker's cloud storage, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider, AWS said.
When Facebook began testing its new Neighborhoods feature in Canada last October amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the tech giant described it as a dedicated place for people to connect with their local communities. But the company, which is rolling out the feature in four US cities, is already playing catch-up in the red-hot market for local social apps.
Paytm is seeking shareholder approval to sell up to Rs. 12,000 crores in new stock in what could be the country's biggest-ever initial public offering at a total of $3 billion (roughly Rs. 22,170 crores).
Google Meet has improved its hand raising feature that will show an improved visual icon for raised hands, move users with raised hands to a more visible position on the video grid, along with more visible improvements to the feature. The rollout began on June 16 for rapid release domain users and will begin on June 30 for scheduled release domain users and may take u...
Google may be working on device locating network functionality similar to Apple’s ‘Find My’ network. A string of code associated to a network for finding Android devices has been reportedly found in the latest version of Google Play Services app.
Spotify has acquired Podz, a podcast discovery platform. It will help Spotify users to discover new podcasts on its platform. Earlier this week, Spotify announced Greenroom as its competitor for Clubhouse.
The post-credits scene in Pixar’s Luca movie brings back Sacha Baron Cohen’s Uncle Ugo. Luca is now streaming on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Facebook is set to test advertisements in its Oculus virtual reality (VR) headsets. The social media giant said on June 16 that it will start the in-headset advertising experiment with the video game Blaston developed by Resolution Games. Users are not too happy with the move and shared their concerns on Twitter.
CoWIN appointment bookings to get COVID-19 vaccination are now live through Paytm and Eka Care apps.
Facebook is launching advertisements globally on its TikTok clone Instagram Reels, the company said.
Facebook is gearing up to release its own podcast platform on June 22. Alongside, it will allow users to create short clips from their favourite podcasts and post them on Facebook pages. The upcoming feature for Facebook was first reported by The Verge. The episodes published on Facebook will be visible under a new Podcasts tab on the publisher's page. The social medi...
Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari was sent a legal notice by the Uttar Pradesh Police regarding the viral video of the assault on an elderly man in Loni. The MD has been asked to record his statement after the microblogging site "let the anti-social messages go viral."
Luca director Enrico Casarosa talks about how his Pixar movie borrows from Italian classics (Visconti, Fellini, and Monicelli), Italian folkore (Tellaro and Colapesce), and the Italian Riviera (Camogli and Portofino). Luca is out June 18 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Battlegrounds Mobile India has crossed five million downloads in its Early Access phase which is available to everyone in the country. Krafton, the South Korean developer, shared the development through an in-game notification along with a reward thanking Indian players.
YouTube app on iOS and iPadOS is said to be getting picture-in-picture support which allows YouTube videos to be played in a small window while using other apps. While iOS 14 introduced the feature last year, the YouTube app did not support it.
Google under the scrutiny of EU antitrust regulators before the year-end for its lucrative digital advertising business is said to be its biggest regulatory challenge to date.
In this article, we are providing steps on how you can book a COVID-19 vaccine using Paytm app. It is possible across both Android and iOS platforms.
Here’s how you can run a YouTube video in picture-in-picture mode on iOS. It lets you watch your YouTube videos simultaneously while doing some other stuff on your iPhone or iPad.
WhatsApp is attached to a phone number and two WhatsApp accounts can be used on a single Android smartphone. The instant messaging app is among the most popular apps in the world. It allows you to message and call another WhatsApp user for free no matter where they are in the world, as long as they have an internet connection.
Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the US to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.
Germany's antitrust watchdog said it had launched an investigation into whether Apple was exploiting its market dominance, following similar proceedings into US tech rivals Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
A tweet by Fesshole (@fesshole) — a handle where followers submit anonymous confessions — has led to many users sharing touching images of their deceased family members and friends spotted in Google Maps Street View captures. Users have shared screenshots of their loved ones as spotted on Google Maps — frozen in time.
WhatsApp’s multi-device support appears to first arrive in beta on the WhatsApp Web, desktop, and Portal clients — ahead of its debut for users on Android and iPhone. WhatsApp beta tracker WABetaInfo has leaked a screenshot suggesting the new development.
PM Modi said the M-Yoga app will be a ‘great example of fusion of modern technology and ancient science’ and that he hoped that the M-Yoga app will help in spreading yoga world over and will contribute to the efforts of ‘One World One Health’. The M-Yoga app will have videos of yoga training based on common yoga techniques, in many languages of the world.
The antitrust overhaul package unveiled in Congress targeting Big Tech, if enacted, could have far-reaching effects on how people use the Internet and on America's biggest and most successful companies.
Rick and Morty season 5 India release date is June 21 on Netflix. New Rick and Morty season 5 episodes will air every Monday in India, shortly after premiering on Adult Swim in the US.