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PUBG banned by Jordan over ‘negative effects’

Jordan on Saturday banned the hugely popular but brutal online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, citing its “negative effects” on the kingdom’s citizens. Often likened to the blockbuster book and film series The Hunger Games, PUBG pits marooned characters against each another ...

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Instagram has a new stories sticker to invite people to a group chat: here is how to use it

Instagram has rolled-out another new feature that makes initiating a group chat easier for users. This is called the chat sticker, and the social network is adding this to make it easier to for people to ask their followers to ...

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HDFC bank warns customers about fraudsters using AnyDesk App: here is how to keep your money secure

HDFC Bank Ltd has warned its internet banking users about an app called AnyDesk which is being used by fraudsters to steal customers’ money through the unified payments interface (UPI). Apps like AnyDesk help fraudsters to gain unauthorized access to ...

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YouTube Music can now automatically download 500 of your favorite songs

YouTube Music, along with YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium, was launched in May 2018 in selected regions. The services were then gradually rolled out to more parts of the world, including India. Despite the push from Google, YouTube Music ...

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Google now has auto-delete controls for Location History on iOS and Android

Google Now Has Auto-Delete Controls For Location History on iOS and Android Google is finally taking a step towards giving its users more control over some of their data with the launch of a new feature that automatically deletes Location ...

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Google Maps launches ‘Stay Safer’ feature in India

Google Maps introduced on Wednesday yet-another India-first “Stay Safer” feature for its users. The feature will alert and notify users traveling in taxis, auto-rickshaws when their vehicle goes off-route and also share the live status of their trips with friends/family. ...

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Calling emergency services: smart assistants in Amazon Echo and Google Home can detect heart attacks

Smart speakers and smart assistants are not just about commanding it to play music or tell you the weather or book an Uber for you. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed and artificial intelligence (AI) tool that allows ...

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Gmail for Android is Getting a Dark Mode

Whether 2019 turns out to be the year of foldable phones or not (it sure looks like it won’t), it definitely is turning out to be the year of the dark mode, with both Google, and Apple embracing dark modes ...

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Two Earth-like planets discovered around dwarf star

Scientists have discovered two new Earth-like planets around one of the closest stars within our galactic neighbourhood. The planets are located only 12.5 light years away orbiting the Teegarden star — a red dwarf in the direction of the constellation ...

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Microsoft launches cloud services in UAE

Dubai: Microsoft on Wednesday will launch two regional cloud services from its new data centers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, according to Sayed Hashish, general manager for Microsoft Gulf. The data centers were announced last year. Microsoft joins a growing ...

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Govt asks WhatsApp to fingerprint messages for traceability: Report

The government has asked Facebook-owned WhatsApp to digitally fingerprint messages shared on the platform to aid traceability, according to a report by The Economic Times. The government wants WhatsApp to be able to trace the origins of messages, without breaking ...

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Adobe is training AI to detect of an image is photoshopped

University of California, Berkeley, have trained Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software. At a time when deepfake visual content is getting commoner and more deceptive, the decision is also intended to make ...

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India to have its own space station: ISRO

India plans to have its own space station, and modalities for it will be worked out after the first manned mission, Gaganyaan, scheduled for August 2022, K. Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said on Thursday. “We ...

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Files by Google is getting a dark theme in its latest beta

Dark mode is one of the biggest new features of Android Q. It was requested by Android enthusiasts for many years, and Google finally included it in the next version of Android. Since then, many Google applications have adopted a ...

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