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Will Google stop releasing Android updates for Huawei and Honor phones? the answer is yes

As the US crackdown on Chinese tech company Huawei continues, things may just become really complicated for Huawei as far as its smartphones are concerned. Google has announced that they will be suspending all interactions with Huawei, and this comes ...

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Google is shutting down its jump VR video program

Google will shut down Jump, its cloud-based video stitching service, this summer. The company emailed creators Friday afternoon to tell them that Jump would be shuttered on June 28, and detailed plans for the shut-down on its website as well. ...

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Google has been tracking nearly every online purchase you make

Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via ...

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TikTok tops the iOS App Store for the fifth quarter in a row

Despite a $5.7 million FTC fine and changes to restrict its use by those younger than 13 years old, TikTok retained its No. 1 position as the most downloaded app on the Apple App Store for the fifth consecutive quarter, ...

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NASA spots Israeli spacecraft’s crash site on Moon

NASA’s Moon orbiting spacecraft has spotted the impact site of the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft on a region of the Moon called “Sea of Serenity” where it crash landed on April 11. SpaceIL, a non-profit organization, attempted to land its spacecraft ...

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Google is about to have a lot more ads on phones

Google announced a bunch of new ad types today that’ll start showing up throughout its mobile products, including some that interrupt the core Google search and discovery experiences. Google searches on mobile will soon include “gallery” ads that allow advertisers ...

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WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

Spyware crafted by an “advanced cyber actor” infected multiple targeted mobile phones through the popular WhatsApp communications program without any user intervention through in-app voice calls, the company said. The Financial Times identified the actor as Israel’s NSO Group, and ...

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ISRO to launch satellite RISAT on May 22

BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said the PSLV-C46, on its 48th mission, would launch radar-imaging earth observation satellite RISAT on May 22. The launch, subject to weather conditions, would take place from the Satish Dhawan Space ...

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Google Play to soon get UPI payment integration in India

After hearing about WhatsApp finalising plans for the UPI based WhatsApp Pay feature, Google has now confirmed that it is going to add support for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in Google Play in India. At the recently concluded Google I/O ...

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‘Google will never sell any personal info to third parties’, says Sundar Pichai

Google will never sell any personal information of its users to third parties, CEO Sundar Pichai has said, amidst growing global concern over the misuse of personal data by some social media giants. In an opinion piece Tuesday in The ...

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Tencent kills PUBG MOBILE in China, replaces it with another game where dead players bid goodbye

PUBG MOBILE is currently one of the world’s most popular games. Whether for all the right or wrong reasons, the game has gathered a lot of attention. Lately, the game started facing bans from many countries, including some Indian states, ...

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Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps that allowed kids to sign up

Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them. In a recent letter, the FTC warned Ukraine-based Wildec, ...

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China installs AI surveillance in prison to make escape “Impossible”

A high-security prison in China has stationed a high-tech guard in every cell. The Yancheng prison, a facility directly run by the country’s Ministry of Justice, has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial ...

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Microsoft wants to make sure text typed into web browsers in Incognito mode stays private

A lot of people might think that their online activities in Google Chrome’s Incognito mode are not being tracked or recorded, but according to Microsoft, anything you type into the browser on Windows is still being used to learn a ...

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