Tuesday, 31 March 2020
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Facebook pledges USD 100 million to support news industry
Facebook announced that it will provide more financial support for the news industry working during the COVID-19 pandemic....
45pc of Indians do not back up their data, files: Survey
Nearly half of Indians do not back up because they think their data or files are not important enough and most of those who back up their data, do it once a month, a survey said o...
Microsoft Cloud services witness massive 775pc jump
Microsoft has seen a huge 775 per cent increase in its Cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or 'shelter-in-place orders. ...
WhatsApp reduces Status video time limit to 15 seconds in India
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reduced the Status video limit from 30 seconds to 15 seconds in India to cut strain on Internet networks during the coronavirus lockdown in the country...
Zoom updates iOS app to stop it from sending device data to Facebook
Video conferencing service Zoom updated its iOS app to prevent it from sending unnecessary device data to Facebook....
Google's Tilt Brush app debuts on PlayStation VR
Google's Tilt Brush virtual painting app made its debut on Sony's PlayStation VR. ...
Google starts rolling out new account switcher on Play Store
Google last year announced that it will roll out a new account switcher to its apps, which lets users easily manage all their Google settings, and now the company has begun rollin...
Apple may launch several Macs with ARM-based processors in 2021
A recent research note from famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Apple could launch their first ARM-based MacBook in 2021. ...
You can now use Amazon Alexa to check COVID-19 risk level
Amazon announced that it is making its digital voice assistant Alexa even more helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic for risk analysis using voice commands....
Sony reduces PlayStation games' download speed to tame traffic
With the internet witnessing a surge in usage during the COVID-19 pandemic, tech companies are ensuring the traffic does not take a toll on the infrastructure and Sony is the late...
Google says it sent fewer phishing warnings in 2019
Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) revealed there were fewer phishing attacks last year compared to the year before, indicating its new protections are working....
Google Duo increases group calling limit to 12 participants
Google has updated its popular Duo chat app by increasing the group video user limit from 8 to 12 people into a single group call to help more people stay connected and practice s...
Instagram announces live music festival for stay-at-home concer
Regular concert-goers stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic can look forward to Instagram's live music festival....
WhatsApp sees 40pc increase in usage in time of pandemic
As COVID-19 pandemic envelopes the world, WhatsApp has seen a 40 per cent increase in usage, according to a study by Kantar, a data and consulting company. ...
Kaspersky shares new details about watering-hole attacks targeting mobile users in Southeast Asia
Earlier in March, Trend Micro published research on a watering-hole campaign targeting users in Southeast Asia with powerful spyware called LightSpy. Following that research, Kasp...
Apple planning 'Face ID' feature on MacBooks iMacs
Apple is reportedly working to bring the Face ID to future iMacs and MacBooks. The face ID security system debuted on iPhone X and since then, it has become standard in all iOS ha...
Facebook launches Messenger chatbot to share COVID-19 info
Social media giant Facebook on Friday launched Messenger Chatbot with Health Ministry and MyGov in India to raise awareness around CIDIC-19 disease. ...
COVID-19: TRS Local Bodies Public representatives to donate one-month salary to CM Relief Fund
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Local Bodies Public representatives have decided to donate their one month's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund....
Video conferencing app Zoom sharing users' data to Facebook
Popular video conferencing iOS app Zoom is quietly sending users information to Facebook without alerting them, even if users do not have a Facebook account, the media reported. ...
Microsoft acquires 5G specialist firm Affirmed Networks
Microsoft has acquired 5G specialist company Affirmed Networks to deliver next-generation 5G networks that would create new capabilities, new markets and help advance local econom...
5,000 coaches to be converted into isolation wards: Railways
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Prince Charles out of self-isolation, in 'good health'
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