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Facebook AI to stop notifications about deceased ones

Facebook AI to stop notifications about deceased ones

San Francisco: Facebook will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to determine if a user is dead but his or her contacts keep receiving notifications like a birthday reminder. In 2015, Facebook introduced a feature that lets people choose a legacy contact – a family member or friend entrusted to care for[Read More…]

Alibaba creates 'video fingerprints' to fight piracy

Alibaba creates ‘video fingerprints’ to fight piracy

Beijing: In a bid to curb piracy, China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has come up with ‘video fingerprints’ technology that gives each original video a unique online identity. Short videos have become a popular form of advertisement for sellers on Alibaba’s e-commerce platforms Taobao and Tmall. But the videos are often[Read More…]

Google unveils software-based open platform 'Anthos'

Google unveils software-based open platform ‘Anthos’

San Francisco: Google has introduced a new open platform called “Anthos” to run and manage apps from anywhere. Based on the Cloud Services Platform that Google announced in 2018, “Anthos” lets users run applications on existing on-premise hardware investments or in the Public Cloud. “Anthos not only allows customers to[Read More…]

YouTube hits 265 mn monthly active users in India

YouTube hits 265 mn monthly active users in India

Mumbai: Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday announced India was its largest and fastest growing audience in the world with more than 265 million monthly active users. At its annual flagship event, Brandcast, YouTube shared insights on the exponential growth of the online video ecosystem and how it is interlinked to India’s[Read More…]

Twitterati hail video-sharing app TikTok ban in India

80 per cent youngsters want TikTok banned in India: Survey

New Delhi: Eight out of 10 millenials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey by news app Inshorts. This comes after the Madras High Court last week advised the Central government to ban the app claiming it was encouraging pornography among[Read More…]

Huawei P30 Pro: Outperforms rivals in premium segment

Huawei P30 Pro, P30 Lite launched in India; check price

New Delhi: Aiming to disrupt the digital imaging market, premium smartphone maker Huawei on Tuesday unveiled the Huawei P30 Pro in India for Rs 71,990, featuring the worlds first RYYB sensor. The new RYYB sensor, which uses yellow sub-pixels instead of green, for the main camera replaces the RGB sensor[Read More…]

Apple suspends another spyware app from App Store

Apple suspends another spyware app from App Store

San Francisco: Immediately after spyware-maker Connexxa’s infamous app “Assistenza SIM” was caught abusing the iOS enterprise certificate to bypass Apples App Store guidelines, the iPhone-maker revoked its enterprise certificate, making it un-installable on iOS devices. Security researchers at the US-based IT security company, Lookout, revealed that the app could steal[Read More…]

LinkedIn brings 'Reactions' emojis on its app, with twist

Why LinkedIn relies on users, not AI, for removing fake profiles

New Delhi: In February, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer B. Chandrakala found a LinkedIn fake account running in her name. After registering a case under the Information Technology (IT) Act, the police swung into action and get LinkedIn to shut that face account. Under investigation by the Central Bureau[Read More…]

Snapchat releases its rebuilt app for Android users

Snapchat releases its rebuilt app for Android users

San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat has finally released its rebuilt app for Android users in a bid to bring performance for the Android version up to par with the iOS version. The redesign does not implement any major changes in the user interface (UI) or navigation on Snapchat, but the[Read More…]

YouTube Music hosted a music night to celebrate success in India

YouTube Music hosts a music night to celebrate success in India

Mumbai: In celebration of hitting 3 million downloads in less than a week, online music streaming platform YouTube Music hosted a music night with the Indian music fraternity. Artists including Taufiq Qureshi, Akriti Kakkar, Alka Yagnik, Anirudh Ravichander, Badshah, Guru Randhawa and Harshdeep Kaur performed at the celebration here on[Read More…]

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