WhatsApp testing official emojis for Status doodling

San Francisco, April 20 To further customise its app features, Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is testing its official emojis on the doodle-maker option available for its Status Stories. The decision to remove the current old-school emojis available in the doodle-maker comes after WhatsApp enabled Doodle user interface (UI) improvements in its 2.19.106 beta, WABetaInfo […]

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These iPhone features are coming on Apple laptops

San Francisco, April 20  Ahead of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) scheduled for June 3, Apple is working on bringing two of its operating systems (OS), macOS and iOS, closer together by introducing several useful iPhone features to its line of MacBooks. With the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13, the iPhone-maker is expected […]

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Facebook still hosting NZ shooting footage: Report

San Francisco, April 20 Despite Facebook’s claim that the livestreaming video of the March 15 Christchurch shooting that killed 50 people was removed from its platforms, sections of the raw footage are still available for users to watch, the media reported. According to a report in Motherboard on Friday, certain videos on Facebook and Instagram […]

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US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS

Washington, April 18 A US rocket has been launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency’s re-supply mission for the International Space Station (ISS). The Antares rocket built by Northrop Grumman lifted off on Wednesday evening, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the ISS, Xinhua news agency reported.  […]

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FB ‘unintentionally uploaded’ emails of 1.5mn users

San Francisco, April 18  In a latest privacy goof up, Facebook “unintentionally” uploaded the emails of nearly 1.5 million of its users during the past three years. A Facebook spokesperson admitted on late Wednesday that emails of 1.5 million people were harvested since May 2016 to help build Facebook’s web of social connections and recommend […]

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Facebook working on voice assistant like Amazon Alexa

San Francisco, April 18  In a bid to take on Amazon Alexa or Google Home, Facebook is working on a voice-based assistant for its Portal video chat service and other future projects. According to a report in CNBC on Wednesday, the social network is “unclear how exactly Facebook envisions people using the assistant”. Facebook’s AI-enabled […]

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Tim Cook proves he’s better Apple CEO than Steve Jobs

Book: Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level; Author: Leander Kahney; Publisher: Penguin Business; Pages: 304; Price: Rs 699 The death of Apple’s co-founder Steve Job on October 5, 2011 shook the world. Critics predicted that the Cupertino-based iPhone maker is doomed and would only survive for two to four more […]

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