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WhatsApp bug let users bypass biometric security on iPhone

Softpedia News has reported that a Reddit user found a way to bypass WhatsApp’s Face or Touch ID security locks. These biometric security measures were introduced earlier this year, but appear to be relatively easy to ignore. Reddit user “de_X_ter” ...

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Huawei accused of stealing technology from Apple’s China-based suppliers

San Francisco: Chinese tech giant Huawei has been involved in “a pattern of dubious tactics” to steal technology from its rivals, particularly Apple’s China-based suppliers, The Information has claimed. While the theft of trade secrets is nothing new among technology ...

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According to Google, Pakistan’s flag is the ‘best toilet paper in the world’

New Delhi: Pictures of Pakistan’s national flag will pop up in the Google image search if you end up typing ‘best toilet paper in the world’ in the search engine. Several people have shared the screenshots of the Google image ...

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Soon, you cannot be added to WhatsApp Groups without your permission

WhatsApp is working on a new feature which will give users more control over groups on the app. This feature is currently being tested on the iOS beta version of WhatsApp. First spotted by WABetaInfo, ‘Group Invitation’ feature can be ...

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TikTok ban: After PUBG, TikTok faces whip from Indian authorities as Tamil Nadu govt seeks ban on the app

TikTok has become one of the most popular apps on both the Google Play Store and the App Store of Apple. Moreover, it was even one of the most downloaded apps on both the app stores in the year 2018. ...

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YouTube will no longer recommend conspiracy or medically inaccurate videos

San Francisco: Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has announced that it will no longer recommend videos that “come close to” violating its community guidelines, such as conspiracy or medically inaccurate videos. The video sharing platform will no longer recommend videos ...

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Google slammed by security experts for risking Android with infected PNG images

San Francisco: Google is reportedly being slammed by security experts following the disclosure of a vulnerability that has exposed Android to the risk of being compromised by infected images. Revealed in Google’s February security update, the flaw leaves Android systems ...

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WhatsApp rolls out PiP feature on its web version: Everything you need to know

After iOS and Android, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is now rolling out “Picture in Picture (PiP) mode” for web users that will allow them to view videos within a chat window, without opening third party pages or apps. The feature ...

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How Train 18 can change future of rail travel in India

A preview of the soon-to-be-launched Train 18 and how it can change the experience of travelling by trains New Delhi: Indian Railways is set to launch Train 18, with the claim that it will be the fastest train in the country. It ...

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You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been dropping support for dated devices and operating systems (OS) from time to time and now it is ending support for iOS 7 and older versions, Android 2.3.7 and Nokia Series 40 (S40). What this means is that users of Nokia Series ...

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NASA finds water on Asteroid Bennu

WASHINGTON: NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has found water locked inside the asteroid Bennu — a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system. Launched in September 2016, OSIRIS-REx is NASA’s first mission to ...

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Nasa probe reaches giant asteroid which might slam into Earth 166 years from now

he National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) deep space probe has reached an asteroid which has a potential to collide with Earth. Nasa’s deep space explorer called Osiris-Rex, short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, flew On Monday ...

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Indian ‘Froggipedia’ becomes iPad App of year: Apple

Froggipedia app from Mumbai-based e-learning company Designmate has become the iPad App of the Year, Apple announced on Tuesday. Froggipedia is an interactive learning Apple Augmented Reality (AR) app that helps explore and discover the unique life cycle and intricate ...

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WhatsApp’s new update is making many quit the platform

WhatsApp is planning to introduce targeted advertisements to be displayed in the Status tab of its messenger and not everyone is happy about this attempt being made by Facebook to monetise the messaging platform. The move is reportedly making some ...

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