WhatsApp Animated Stickers Coming to Android, iPhone, Web: Report

WhatsApp’s latest animated stickers feature working on Web version Highlights Animated stickers feature is coming soon to WhatsApp WABetaInfo notes iOS, Android, and WhatsApp Web to get support Tipster says that the feature is still under development WhatsApp is working on bringing animated stickers support to iOS, Android, and even the Web. Tipster WABetaInfo has Read More

Apple Accused of Securities Fraud Over Hiding iPhone Sales Drop in US Lawsuit

Apple Inc was accused in a new lawsuit of securities fraud for concealing a slump in demand for iPhones, particularly in China, leading to a $74 billion (roughly Rs. 5,10,000 crores) one-day slide in its market value once the truth became known. The complaint filed on Tuesday seeks damages for investors who bought Apple stock Read More

Xiaomi Guard Provider Pre-Installed Security App Reported to Have a Serious Vulnerability

Photo Credit: Check Point Research The vulnerability was associated with the use of multiple SDKs in the Guard Provider app. Highlights The vulnerability could pave the way for MiTM attacks It could allow malicious parties to seed a harmful APK Xiaomi has now fixed the flaw after its discovery Xiaomi smartphones may have security vulnerabilities. Read More

Tesla’s Musk, US SEC Ordered by Judge to Meet for an Hour on New Settlement

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday ordered Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission to meet for at least an hour to try to settle the agency’s concerns over the billionaire entrepreneur’s use of Twitter. The SEC had asked US District Judge Alison Nathan to hold Musk in contempt Read More

Apple Music’s US Subscriber Count Said to Overtake Spotify

The number of Apple Music’s paid subscribers has reportedly eclipsed that of Spotify in the US HIGHLIGHTS By February end, Apple Music had 28 million subscribers Spotify’s subscriber count stood at 26 million at the same time Apple Music still behind Spotify in terms of total listener figures Apple Inc’s streaming music service overtook rival Read More

iMac Pro Now Available With Up to 256GB RAM, Radeon Pro Vega 64X GPU

Updated iMac Pro is now available for orders in US and several other markets HIGHLIGHTS iMac Pro 256 RAM upgrade costs $5,200 iMac Pro comes with up to 2.3GHz 18-core Intel Xeon W processor Apple has also launched upgraded iMac models Apple has silently updated the configuration options for the iMac Pro. The Apple computer Read More

Going ‘live’ on the internet is out of control in wake of Christchurch

In the wake of the Christchurch tragedy, many questions are being asked of some of the world’s biggest tech companies, whose video-sharing platforms allowed the shooter to live-stream his attack in a 17-minute video which was uploaded to multiple social media sites and remained online well after the incident took place. The attack – which was apparently Read More

JOHN OLIVER’S RULES OF ENGAGEMENT FOR THE “GOLDEN AGE OF INTERNET SHAMING”

John Oliver doesn’t want you to stop making fun of people; that would put the satirist out of a job. But he does want you to think carefully about how and when you do it. The British comedian devoted the entire March 17 episode of Last Week Tonight on HBO to a topic familiar to anyone who Read More

Maduro’s internet blackout stifles news of Venezuela crisis

One of the world’s biggest news stories on March 4 was the daring return to Venezuela of opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó, who faced possible arrest by the authoritarian regime of Nicolás Maduro. But most Venezuelans were unable to follow his homecoming. The bulk of Venezuela’s TV and radio stations, which are controlled by Read More

Putin Signs ‘Fake News,’ ‘Internet Insults’ Bills Into Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial set of bills that make it a crime to “disrespect” the state and spread “fake news” online, Russian media reported on Monday. The bills amending existing information laws overwhelmingly passed both chambers of Russian parliament in less than two months. Observers and some lawmakers have criticized the legislation for its vague Read More

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