Google Play Store now shows app download trends

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): American multinational technology company Google has now added a new feature on the Google Play app store which will allow the users to know whether an app is trending or not.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 22:59 IST

India's Hike Messenger is now officially shut down

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Indian freeware, cross-platform instant messaging service, Hike Messenger that included a wide variety of fun Indian stickers, chat backgrounds, and much more has now been officially shut down.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 22:49 IST

Apple's iPhone 13 could see Touch ID coming back

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): With news surrounding the Apple iPhone 13 picking up steam, one tipster has replied to a question talking about the return of Touch ID and his reply implies that the much-loved feature might be coming back to Apple iPhone this year.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 22:47 IST

Acer incorporate new durable designs and Arm-based processors for education Chromebooks

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company, Acer is introducing five new workstations focused on schools today, comprising of four Chromebooks and one Windows convertible. Two of the Chromebooks are Intel-based convertibles, with screens that turn around to transform them into PCs, while the other two-component a more customary plan and are controlled by Arm-based processors.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 20:17 IST

Apple TV Plus free trial to be extended to July 2021

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Tech giant Apple will extend the free trial subscription of Apple TV Plus. And the current members whose subscription was set to expire from now until June, have till July 2021 to enjoy their free subscription.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 14:33 IST

Facebook to use AI in predicting if COVID-19 patients need better healthcare

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): American social media giant Facebook is publishing a research conducted by its artificial intelligence (AI) unit in an effort to help healthcare providers predict in advance if a COVID-19 patient may need more intensive care solutions and adjust resources accordingly.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 01:36 IST

Parler resurfaces online with a message from CEO John Matze after being deplatformed

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): After social media platform Parler was all but wiped off from the internet last week, it resurfaced back on Sunday (local time) with the site showing a statement from the company's CEO John Matze.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 01:36 IST

WhatsApp may retain only 18 per cent users amid privacy row: Survey

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A recent survey has revealed that only 18 per cent of users may continue using WhatsApp in India while 36 per cent will reduce their usage drastically. Also, 15 per cent of users are likely to stop using the app completely, amid the ongoing privacy row.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 01:37 IST

Apple might get rid of its Touch Bar from MacBook Pro

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Tech giant, Apple might finally be getting rid of Touch Bar from its next rendition of the MacBook Pro.

Updated: Jan 18, 2021 17:24 IST

WhatsApp delays enforcement of updated privacy policy to May 15 amid backlash

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Instant messaging application WhatsApp has decided to delay the deployment of its privacy terms by three months, following backlash from users.

Updated: Jan 18, 2021 14:53 IST

Amazon sued for fixing price of e-books

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Amazon, an American multinational technology company that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence, is facing a new lawsuit alleging that a deal between the company and five major US book publishers has created higher prices on e-books.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 23:38 IST

Netflix is testing for Spatial Audio support

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): American content streaming platform and entertainment production company Netflix is testing for spatial audio support that is a feature on Apple's Airpods Pro and Airpods Max.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 19:31 IST

Apple reportedly working on prototype foldable iPhone screens

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): American multinational technology company, Apple has reportedly started work on a foldable phone, for which it has begun prototyping foldable screens. Though a final device might be a faraway reality, Apple is working on just the display for now.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 23:16 IST

E-book company Glose now acquired by Medium

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): American online publishing platform Medium has announced its acquisition of the social-based eBook company Glose, which is a platform where users can buy and read books, then share notes and highlights with friends.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 22:50 IST

WarnerMedia expands 20 per cent rebate on HBO Max memberships

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): The discount on HBO Max that should end on Saturday (local time), has been extended until March 1, 2021.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 22:40 IST

YouTube experiments by embedding shopping links inside videos

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Video streaming platform YouTube is apparently experimenting with embedding shopping links right inside videos for the benefit of sellers and viewers.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 18:52 IST

Google finally acquires Fitbit

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): American multinational technology company, Google that specializes in Internet-related services and products has finally announced that it has finalized a deal, 14 months after the search giant announced that it would acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion.

Updated: Jan 15, 2021 22:30 IST

Samsung says S Pen support coming for more devices

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Samsung recently revealed that the new Galaxy S21 Ultra would be its first Galaxy S phone to support the S Pen stylus, but the company is already promising that S Pen support will come to other devices in the future too.

Updated: Jan 15, 2021 22:30 IST

Xiaomi gets blacklisted in U.S.A

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Chinese multinational electronics company Xiaomi along with eight other Chinese firms has been put on an investment blacklist by the U.S. Department of Defense. This move prevents American investors from investing in these companies.

Updated: Jan 15, 2021 22:19 IST

Samsung anticipates disposing of chargers and earbuds from future phones

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): The South Korean multinational conglomerate group Samsung has revealed that the company's future phones will not come with charging bricks as it beliefs gradually removing the accessories from its mobiles could help make them more sustainable.

Updated: Jan 15, 2021 22:17 IST