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WhatsApp adds the ability to ignore Archived Chats in the latest Android Beta

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will allow users to ignore Archived Chats. The new feature which was earlier dubbed as vacation mode will mute new messages from Archived Chats. The feature is currently in works and is ...

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Mars meteorite provides evidence of life on Red Planet

London: Scientists have discovered evidence of different forms of bacteria embedded within a Martian meteorite, suggesting that life may have once existed on the Red Planet. Named ALH-77005, the Martian meteorite was found in the Allan Hills on Antarctica during ...

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Political ad spending on Facebook crosses Rs.10 crore; BJP supporters continue to lead

With elections drawing closer, campaigning on social media platform Facebook is also picking up pace with political parties and their supporters spending well over ₹10 crore on advertisements in February-March this year. According to Facebook’s Ad Library Report, there were ...

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How to use WhatsApp with your landline number

With over 1.5 billion global users, WhatsApp has become a go-to app for instant messaging across the world, which is also free of cost. The known fact is that the app not only connects people at a distance, but also ...

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NASA marks major milestone, successfully tests rocket engine for future Moon missions

NASA has successfully tested a rocket engine needed for future Moon missions, marking a major milestone in its aim to return astronauts to the lunar surface in the next five years, the US space agency said Friday. The latest test ...

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Snapchat tests new Bitmoji status feature within Snap Map

Snapchat is testing a new Status feature that allows you to check-in and show what you’re currently up to on the service’s Snap Map. The feature, which was first spotted by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, allows you to set ...

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WhatsApp users can now decide who can add them to groups

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, WhatsApp announced a new privacy setting to the Group invite system to give users more control over who can add them to groups. Users now have three options to select from – ‘Nobody,’ ‘My ...

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Gmail turns 15 today, here’s a short history of Google’s email service

Google’s email service Gmail that has nearly 1.5 billion monthly active users turned 15 on Monday. Created by Paul Buchheit on April 1, 2004, Gmail started with an initial storage capacity of one gigabyte per user. It’s still a free ...

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Facebook set to restrict live-streaming post New Zealand terror attack

Facing flak after the New Zealand terror attack that was live-streamed on its platform, the social media giant is now exploring restrictions on who can use its “Facebook Live” feature. Facebook came under pressure after a white man live-streamed a ...

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Apple has cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat after multiple delays

Apple has called off its “AirPower” product that was supposed to charge an iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPod at the same time. Citing difficulty meeting its own standards, the tech giant finally bid goodbye to “AirPower” which was a wireless ...

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India’s Chandrayaan-2 will carry NASA’s laser to moon, and we couldn’t be more proud of ISRO

  Chandrayaan-2 will reportedly carry laser retroreflector arrays for the US space organisation, which will help us measure the exact distance between us and the Moon. Some of these instruments are also flying out to our natural satellite before India’s ...

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NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk owing to lack of spacesuit in woman’s size

Earlier this month, NASA announced that the universe’s first-ever all-female spacewalk would be happening on 29 March. This first-all female spacewalk was set to be performed by American astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch at the International Space Station. However, ...

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Microsoft Edge revamp: Google Chromium-powered browser brings new design, Chrome apps

Microsoft last year embraced Google’s Chromium open-source engine to rebuild its Edge browser. The revamped Edge browser, however, looks very similar to Google’s Chrome browser and even supports apps from Chrome store. Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is expected to be ...

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Microsoft Windows 7 users start receiving notifications for end of support

Microsoft is rolling out a notification update to existing Windows 7 users, informing them that the software giant is pulling away support for the operating system (OS) version. “After 10 years of servicing, January 14, 2020, is the last day ...

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