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WhatsApp will soon sue you if you violate its terms of use

WhatsApp, over the course of past one year, has faced a lot of flak for being unable to contain the spread of bulk and misleading messages on its platfom. The company so far has relied on its system to ban ...

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Manipur man detects WhatsApp bug, enters Facebook ‘Hall of Fame’

Facebook has honoured a Manipuri man for discovering a WhatsApp bug that violated the privacy of a user. Zonel Sougaijam, a 22-year-old civil engineer, said that the social media giant awarded $5000 to him and also included him in the ...

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US newspapers struggle but Google made $4.7bn from news in 2018: Report

As small and medium newspapers shut shop and big media houses handed over pink slips to journalists worldwide, Google alone made a whopping $4.7 billion from its Search and Google News in 2018 — nearly as much as the entire ...

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Google Maps rolling out on-screen speedometer in driving navigation to some regions

Google Maps has gradually improved its capabilities to the point where it’s now considered by many to be the best maps and navigation service available. Installed by default on most Android smartphones, Google Maps got a big boost with Google’s ...

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China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time

BEIJING:  China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space programme. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a platform on ...

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Apple bumps the App Store cell connection download cap up to 200 MB

Good news: Apple now allows you to download bigger apps over a cellular connection than it used to. Bad news: there’s still a cap, and you still can’t bypass it. As noticed by 9to5Mac, the iOS App Store now lets ...

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TRA issues clarification on impact of Huawei ban on UAE consumers

Dubai: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is assuring consumers in the UAE that they will be able to continue using their Huawei devices amid efforts by the US government to blacklist the Chinese company. In a statement issued late Thursday, ...

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Microsoft Excel for iPhone now lets you convert paper-based tables into digital spreadsheets

Microsoft Excel for iPhone will now let you easily import spreadsheets and tables directly using the built-in camera. The new feature, which Microsoft calls the Insert Data from Picture, is backed by artificial intelligence (AI) to enable a quick conversion ...

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Apple unveils first new iPod model in four years

Apple on May 28 introduced its first new iPod model in four years, highlighting music and games as it continued to make a priority of serving up digital content. The new-generation iPod touch, essentially an iPhone without the phone calls, ...

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The ‘world’s most dangerous’ laptop goes up for auction, fetches over $1.2 million bid

Auctions are usually held for rare art pieces or vintage items. But someone wants to auction off what would be the most ‘dangerous’ laptop in the world. ‘The Persistence of Chaos’ is a laptop with six viruses that can cause ...

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2020 iPhone models may come with full screen touch ID

Next year’s iPhone models could feature full-screen touch ID among several changes, media reports said. The trio of high-end 2019 iPhone models would, however, have relatively few design changes, beyond additional rear camera lenses, with production set to ramp up ...

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WhatsApp confirms Status Ads coming in 2020

Ads are coming to WhatsApp, finally, and the intrusion into the popular ad-free mobile messaging platform would begin from Status page. At a Facebook Marketing Summit in the Netherlands, Facebook revealed a 2020 launch date for WhatsApp Status ads. “WhatsApp ...

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Google will let you order food through search without any delivery apps

Saving people the trouble of having to download an additional app, Google is now letting users order food directly via Search, Maps, or Assistant using its partnerships with delivery companies. Google has added a new “Order Online” button on Search ...

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Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March

Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said on Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users ...

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