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Babu Mann visit Google Instagram

Pollywood singer Babu Mann visited Google and Instagram office to thank them

Today if the stars are connected so deeply with their fans the credit goes to one and only social media. The presence of the artists on digital platforms give them a unique edge over the rest. Over the time, we have seen various Bollywood and Pollywood celebrities visiting the headquarters of YouTube, Google and  Instagram. But

UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading 'rumours' against Aadhaar

UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading ‘rumours’ against Aadhaar

UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading ‘rumours’ against Aadhaar. Days after Google owned up to the default inclusion of old Aadhaar helpline number in mobile phones, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday condemned the vested interests for misusing Google’s “inadvertent” act as an opportunity to spread rumours against Aadhaar. Earlier, Google had clarified that UIDAI’s old contact number 18003001947 was added

YouTube dark mode finally arrives on Android

YouTube dark mode finally arrives on Android. Google is rolling out the dark mode on YouTube for its Android users. The feature turns the interface all black and also makes it easier on the eyes to navigate through the platform.As The Verge reported, the feature was first added to YouTube desktop last year, followed by

Google’s latest autocomplete goof up is ‘sit on my face’

Google’s latest autocomplete goof up is ‘sit on my face’. Google‘s autocomplete history is quite amusing and adding another fun element to that is its latest autocomplete phrase ‘sit on my face’.   When user Cory Doctorow texted a babysitter, he sent a text that read “Hey! Are you free to sit”, to which, Google’s

Google shows Trump’s photo if you search for ‘idiot’

Google shows Trump’s photo if you search for ‘idiot’. After grabbing headlines for showing results related to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the search of the word “Feku” in May, Google algorithms are again hogging the limelight. This time for showing images of US President Donald Trump for a search of the word “idiot”.

Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack

Microsoft rolls out free version of Teams to take on Slack

Washington : Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Teams, is getting a free version to lure more users. The free version of Microsoft Teams allows you to add up to 300 people per workplace. It comes with 10GB of team file storage and 2GB of personal storage per person, TechCrunch reported. Other key features include integrated content creation

Facebook faces $660,000 fine in UK for data leak

Facebook faces $660,000 fine in UK for data leak

LONDON: UK’s data protection watchdog plans to slap a fine of 500,000 pounds ($662,501) on Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal. This is the highest permitted fine under Britain’s data protection law. In its investigation, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that Facebook broke British law by failing to safeguard people’s information, and

Now, type in Morse code with Google Gboard

Now, type in Morse code with Google Gboard

California [United States]: Google has added support for Morse code to its Gboard app for iOS. With support for Morse code, it will become easier for users with limited motion to communicate with just dots and dashes.The new support replaces the usual letters with the coded dots and dashes, and also offers text suggestions for

YouTube releases new tool to keep a check on stolen videos

YouTube releases new tool to keep a check on stolen videos

San Francisco [United States]: It is heartbreaking to see the video you produced with so much effort getting stolen or worse, replicated on another channel without your permission.To curb the menace, YouTube is releasing a new tool called Copyright Match tool to let creators see if their videos are being stolen and take relevant action

How your phone may be spying on you

How your phone may be spying on you

New York, July 7 (IANS) Some popular apps on your Android phone may be actively listening to you, monitoring your habits and even secretly taking screenshots of your activity and sending them to third parties, a new study has found. These screenshots and videos of your activity on the screen could include usernames, passwords, credit

Remain accountable, responsible and vigilant: Centre to WhatsApp

Remain accountable, responsible and vigilant: Centre to WhatsApp

New Delhi (ANI): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday asked owners of instant messaging app WhatsApp to work closely with the IT Ministry and remain “accountable, responsible and vigilant” towards ensuring that nobody misuses their platform.“India is emerging as a big digital power. Whatsapp has the biggest spread in India across the world just

Moderate Facebook use may boost happiness in autistic adults

Moderate Facebook use may boost happiness in autistic adults

NEW YORK: Adults with autism spectrum disorder who use Facebook in moderation tend to be happier than those who do not, finds a new study. The study showed that Facebook in moderation may also enhance their well-being as well as act as a protective factor against co-occurring psychiatric conditions like depression. However, the finding could

Samsung India unveils 'Galaxy On6' on Flipkart

Samsung India unveils ‘Galaxy On6’ on Flipkart

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Samsung India on Monday launched an online exclusive “Galaxy On6” smartphone with Infinity Display for Rs 14,490.The device, available on Flipkart and Samsung online shop from July 5, comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.It has 13MP primary

Apple to roll out improved version of Maps

Apple to roll out improved version of Maps

San Francisco(IANS) – To offers its users a better navigation tool, Apple is reportedly re-building its Maps platform by using data collected by iPhones and a fleet of cars parked with sensors and cameras.The new product will launch in San Francisco and the Bay Area with the next iOS 12 beta and will cover Northern

Facebook had data-sharing partnership with 52 tech firms

Facebook had data-sharing partnership with 52 tech firms

San Francisco (IANS) – Facebook entered into data-sharing partnership with 52 technology companies, including Chinese companies like Alibaba, Huawei, Lenovo and Oppo, the social networking giant said in its latest response to Energy and Commerce Committee of the US House of Representatives.In its 747-page response to questions raised by the committee, Facebook said it had

WhatsApp's 'one-way' broadcast mode for group chats is here

WhatsApp’s ‘one-way’ broadcast mode for group chats is here

San Francisco(IANS) – Aiming to take on encrypted messaging platform Telegram, WhatsApp has released a new feature for its groups which is essentially a “one-way broadcast” communication stream.”Today, we’re launching a new group setting where only admins are able to send messages to a group. One way people use groups is to receive important announcements

Twitter Ads Transparency Centre lets users view who bought its ads

Twitter Ads Transparency Centre lets users view who bought its ads

San Francisco(IANS) – Twitter has launched an “Ads Transparency Centre” which will enable users across the globe to identify who is advertising on its platform, the microblogging site said in a blog post.The new transparency tools will let users search for and see who is buying ads, with even more detail on US federal political

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Gurugram, June 28 (IANS) In a world with increasing cases of cyber bullying, fake news and other unsafe practices on the Internet, Google on Thursday concluded a summer educational programme that taught young children how to make use of the Internet in a productive way. “Children are being exposed to technology much earlier than ever

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Google launches new online ad tool for small businesses

Google launches new online ad tool for small businesses San Francisco – To help small businesses connect with relevant customers online, Google has introduced “Smart” campaigns which allow them to create ads in minutes. The tech giant on Wednesday also announced that its lineup of ad products called “Google AdWords” will henceforth be known as

WhatsApp to offer 24-hr customer support for payments services in India

WhatsApp to offer 24-hr customer support for payments services in India

WhatsApp to offer 24-hr customer support for payments services in India New Delhi, Jun 24 (PTI) WhatsApp is working on setting up a 24-hour customer support for users of its payments services that is slated to be rolled out in India in the coming weeks. WhatsApp, which has over 200 million users in India, will