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Twitter users can now control who replies to their tweet.

Twitter Inc on Tuesday rolled out a moderation feature that would allow its users to limit how many people can reply to their tweets, giving accountholders more control over conversations on their page.

12 Aug 2020 12:29 pm
Apple iPhone 12 Rumours: Cameras, Design, Display and All Other Features Spotted So Far

The Apple iPhone 12 is set to get four variants, all OLED displays, 5G, a Lidar-equipped camera and more new features, but might not cost more than the iPhone 11 lineup.

11 Aug 2020 12:56 pm
WeChat Ban on Apple App Store Could Result in 30% Drop in iPhone Shipments in China: Report

If the US government forces Apple to remove WeChat only from the US App Store, global iPhone shipments would decline between three and 6 per cent, the report further said.

11 Aug 2020 12:40 pm
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Gets New Mystic Blue Variant in India

Pre-orders for the new Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra have already begun in the country. It is expected that the smartphones could go on sale starting August 28.

11 Aug 2020 12:35 pm
Tim Cook Hits Billionaire Status as Apple Nears $2 Trillion Valuation

Last week, Apple surpassed Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco to become the world's most valuable company.

11 Aug 2020 12:26 pm
Perseid Meteor Shower to Light Up The Night Skies: Heres How to Catch a Glimpse

The meteor shower is said to be the leftover debris of the Comet Swift-Tuttle. It is an annual event when the Earth passes through the path of the large comet between July 17 to August 24.

11 Aug 2020 12:13 pm
Realme Narzo 10 Sale Today in India at 12PM Noon: Price, Offers and More

The Narzo 10 comes with a quad-camera setup and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 processor.

11 Aug 2020 11:36 am
Apple iPhone 12: Here's Everything We Know So Far About Apple's Upcoming iPhone

While there have been certain reports suggesting a delay, the new iPhone 12 series should go official by September-end.

11 Aug 2020 11:27 am
OnePlus Nord Gets New OxygenOS 10.5.4 Update With Improved Camera Features

OnePlus is rolling out yet another OxygenOS update for the OnePlus Nord for users in India and globally.

11 Aug 2020 11:01 am
Google Maps Returns to Apple CarPlay With Dashboard Functionality, Coming Soon to The Apple Watch

Google said that the new app for Apple Watch will be rolled out globally in the next few weeks, and it will arrive on Apple CarPlay with the next iOS update.

11 Aug 2020 10:59 am
Russian watchdog says Apple abused mobile app market dominance

Russian competition watchdog FAS on Monday said that Apple Inc has abused its dominant position in the mobile apps market through its App Store for iOS devices and will issue an order demanding that the company resolve regulations breaches.

11 Aug 2020 10:09 am
Android TV Is Getting Some Cool New Features, And You Might Want To Buy A Smart TV Now

Android TV's new feature set includes the ability to test apps without fully downloading them, more functionality for the on-screen keyboard, reduced need to punch in Google account password and low latency mode for gamers.

11 Aug 2020 9:50 am
Rio de Janeiro seeks to roll out mobile app for beachgoers braving pandemic

Sunbathers wanting to visit Rio de Janeiro's famous beaches, despite Brazil's raging COVID19 epidemic, could soon be able to reserve sociallydistant sand space through a mobile app, the city's mayor said on Monday.

11 Aug 2020 5:42 am
Twitter is Reportedly Testing a New Tool to Help Users View Quote Retweets: Here's How it Will Look

The column will be separate from the current retweets counter but would be live in the same line underneath the post.

10 Aug 2020 12:33 pm
Half of Indian Workforce Will be Equipped With AI Skills in the Next 10 Years: Microsoft

The Microsoft research surveyed employees and leaders within large enterprises across industry verticals in India, and 19 other countries.

10 Aug 2020 12:21 pm
Facebook To Appear Before Joint Parliamentary Committee On India's Data Protection Bill

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 was introduced last year, sets down the rules for companies and services on how personal data should be processed and stored, and sets down the rights that consumers have with regard to their personal information being collected

10 Aug 2020 11:18 am
Google Sent Me A New Privacy Policy And Promises To Not Store Any Audio Recordings Until I Say So

This update is extremely important because the audio samples taken from our conversations with Google Assistant are used to develop and improve audio recognition tech that is working in the background.

10 Aug 2020 10:36 am
WhatsApp Will Soon Let You Use Your Account on Multiple Devices

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that will users to use a single account on up to four devices, all with synced chat history.

10 Aug 2020 10:36 am
Disney+ Hotstar Is Now Finally Streaming In 4K On Your Android TV, If You Have A 4K TV That Is

This update brings the Disney+ Hotstar streaming experience ever closer to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, who already offer 4K streaming on their platform for a large chunk of the content available.

10 Aug 2020 9:55 am
Exclusive: Roper Technologies in $5.5 billion bid for Vertafore - sources

Roper Technologies Inc, a U.S. provider of software to several industries, is in talks to acquire private equityowned insurance software vendor Vertafore Inc for close to $5.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

10 Aug 2020 7:25 am
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2020) Review: Hitting All The Right Notes And Future Proof To The Core

Rather than focusing on Apple moving away from Intel chips soon, you need to consider the excellent keyboard, more storage and a power-packed Pro experience as the foundations of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2020). This will be your primary machine for many years to come.

9 Aug 2020 11:27 am
Poisoned Chalice: Bill Gates Is Not Best Pleased About Microsoft Trying To Acquire TikTok

One of the primary reasons why Microsoft pursues the TikTok deal is it will get a readymade product in the social media space. It has no competition for the might of Facebook, Instagram and even Twitter and Snapchat.

9 Aug 2020 10:51 am
China Is Upgrading Its Great Firewall And Can Now Censor Even More Content

The update to the censoring tools used by China, is believed to be more potent in restricting HTTPS traffic that uses new technologies like TLS 1.3 and ESNI (Encrypted Server Name Indication).

9 Aug 2020 10:27 am