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From ‘12345’ to ‘blink182’, the most hacked passwords revealed in warning over cyber-security

Using easily guessed passwords across multiple accounts is a major gap in the online security habits of British people, a government study has found. The survey by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found that many internet users did not ...

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Samsung’s foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold is already having display issues

Samsung recently unveiled its most anticipated and futuristic smartphone — Samsung Galaxy Fold, the South Korean giant’s first foldable smartphone. The phone, which is slated to go on sale later this month, has already been offered to a few reviewers ...

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WhatsApp users won’t be able to take screenshots of chats: Here’s what this means for you

WhatsApp has a tendency to introduce new features to the platform every now and then and while some of these new WhatsApp features are taking in with open arms, some of them turn out to be rather controversial. If a ...

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World’s largest plane makes first test flight, can drop satellites from space

The world’s largest airplane — a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines — made its first test flight on Saturday in California. The mega jet carried out its maiden voyage over the Mojave desert. It is ...

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TikTok removes over 6 mn videos for violating community guidelines in India

New Delhi: TikTok, a popular short video platform, on Friday said it has removed over six million videos in India that have violated its community guidelines since July last year. “This is part of TikTok’s ongoing efforts to make its ...

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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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