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2.5 billion devices now running Android OS: Report

2.5 billion devices now running Android OS: Report

San Francisco: The Android mobile Operating System (OS) is now running on 2.5 billion devices globally, up from 2 billion, Google announced two years ago. Stephanie Cuthbertson, Android’s Senior Director made the announcement at the I/O conference. This milestone for the company comes about ten years after the first release[Read More…]

Tencent replaces PUBG with patriotic game in China

Tencent replaces PUBG with patriotic game in China

Beijing: Chinese tech giant Tencent has shut down its famous PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) mobile game in China after it failed to secure a government license to monitise the game. The company has now replaced PUBG with a government-friendly alternative — an anti-terrorist themed game named “Heping Jingying” or “Game for[Read More…]

Instagram to roll out appeal option for post take-downs

Instagram to roll out appeal option for post take-downs

San Francisco: Combining human reviewers as well as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is planning to roll out a new feature that would let users appeal to take down controversial content and allow them to request a review of any content that was taken down, all from within[Read More…]

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