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Google Duo now has data saving, group calls for Android

Google Duo now has data saving, group calls for Android

The select regions where users can limit data usage on mobile networks and WiFi on Android include Indonesia, India, and Brazil.

May 24, 2019, 14:47 PM IST
Google revamps Search design for mobile users

Google revamps Search design for mobile users

Now when users search for a product or service and Google displays an important advertisement, a highlighted ad label would show on top of the card alongside the web address.

May 24, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Apple introduces 1st, fastest 8-core MacBook Pro

Apple introduces 1st, fastest 8-core MacBook Pro

Starting at Rs 1,59,900 and Rs 1, 99,900 respectively, the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro will be available through Apple Authorised Resellers later this week in

May 24, 2019, 11:24 AM IST
Facebook pulls down over 3 billion fake accounts

Facebook pulls down over 3 billion fake accounts

Facebook disabled 1.2 billion accounts in Q4 2018 and 2.19 billion in Q1 2019.

May 24, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
Nokia 3.2 smartphone now in India

Nokia 3.2 smartphone now in India

The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 chipset and runs Android 9 Pie.

May 21, 2019, 15:51 PM IST
Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting.

May 21, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets

Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets

This comes after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company from updates to its Android operating system.

May 20, 2019, 15:05 PM IST
Novel robotic drone can fly, drive

Novel robotic drone can fly, drive

The hybrid FSTAR can fly over obstacles or run underneath them.  The sprawl, which adjusts from a flat configuration to 55 degrees allows the robot to transform its movement from a flying quadcopter

May 20, 2019, 12:43 PM IST
Snapchat down as users unable to refresh app

Snapchat down as users unable to refresh app

Snapchat responded to some complaints on Twitter, saying they were "looking into the issue". 

May 20, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Samsung sells 5 mn A series smartphones in 70 days, clocks $1 bn in sales

Samsung sells 5 mn A series smartphones in 70 days, clocks $1 bn in sales

In February, the South Korean tech giant had said it aimed to garner USD 4 billion (around Rs 28,000 crore) in revenue this year in India from its Galaxy A smartphones range that is aimed at the

May 15, 2019, 14:20 PM IST
Immediately update your WhatsApp as bug installs spyware – Here's how to upgrade

Immediately update your WhatsApp as bug installs spyware – Here's how to upgrade

Following the malicious spyware attack, Facebook-owned company has urged its 1.5 billion global users to upgrade to the latest version of  WhatsApp.

May 15, 2019, 10:05 AM IST
WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

It said the spyware was developed by Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group.

May 14, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
Google celebrates haematologist Lucy Wills’ 131st birthday with a doodle

Google celebrates haematologist Lucy Wills’ 131st birthday with a doodle

Lucy Wills' work discovered the importance of folic acid for pregnant women.

May 10, 2019, 06:38 AM IST
Google expands features to offer greater control over data to users

Google expands features to offer greater control over data to users

The US-based company, at its annual Google I/O conference for developers, said it will make easier for its users to manage data in Maps, the Assistant and YouTube.

May 09, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
Mumbai makes it to top-30 best cities on Instagram for photos

Mumbai makes it to top-30 best cities on Instagram for photos

In a research carried out by airport bus company Hoppa on frequency of names appearing in Instagram hashtags, it was concluded that Mumbai is the most popular of all Indian cities - ranked 26th - on

May 08, 2019, 22:33 PM IST
Facebook to make London hub for WhatsApp Payments

Facebook to make London hub for WhatsApp Payments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on April 24 that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay in India.

May 08, 2019, 10:10 AM IST
Twitter now lets you re-tweet with GIFS, images

Twitter now lets you re-tweet with GIFS, images

Available for both Android as well as iOS users, the feature was announced on the micro-blogging site itself late on Monday.

May 07, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
Microsoft unveils its own Blockchain-based service

Microsoft unveils its own Blockchain-based service

Instead of supporting cryptocurrency transactions, Azure Blockchain Service will let businesses develop their applications on its Cloud-based platform.

May 06, 2019, 10:24 AM IST
Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

Google last year courted controversy when an Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store users' location data even if the users explicitly used

May 02, 2019, 13:15 PM IST