Donald Trump has been suspended from Twitter and Facebook after tweeting to supporters who attacked the US Capitol. MORE..
After various reports claimed that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma may have gone missing, CNBC, citing a person familiar with the matter, reported on Wednesday that the Alibaba founder has been lying low for the time being. MORE..
Chinese tech giant Alibaba is being investigated by regulators over monopolistic practices. MORE..
For the first time in more than four decades, humanity has brought moon rocks down to Earth. MORE..
Gmail, YouTube and Google Docs seem to down be down for users in Sri Lanka as well as across the world. Google’s online services within G Suite like Google Meets are unable to load. MORE..
In what seems to be a cross-platform issue, both Facebook Messenger and Instagram users are reporting glitches with their apps. But, the Mark Zuckerberg-owned enterprise, which is currently in the throws of two massive anti-trust lawsuits in the US, has no update on what’s wrong. MORE..
On December 21, a bright object will appear in the night’s sky. Astronomers have dubbed it the ‘Christmas Star’ due to it appearing over the festive season. MORE..
China has removed 105 apps including that of U.S. travel firm TripAdvisor Inc from app stores in the country, under a new campaign to cleanse stores of apps it deems spread content related to pornography, prostitution, gambling and violence. MORE..
A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon’s surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar rocks back to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government said, adding to a string of successes for Beijing’s increasingly ambitious space program. MORE..
India banned another 43 Chinese apps including some of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s key shopping services, expanding its mobile blacklist to more than 200 applications. MORE..
Facebook and Twitter’s chief executives have been challenged over their handling of the US election in their latest appearance before the US Senate. MORE..
The next generation of video game consoles is now here. Both Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s Playstation 5 hit stores this week — the newest chapter in an ongoing face-off between Microsoft and Sony. MORE..
WhatsApp is introducing a “disappearing messages” option that will erase chats from the phone of both the sender and recipient after seven days. MORE..
Twitter and Facebook late on Monday both flagged posts by President Donald Trump that claimed a U.S. Supreme Court decision on mail-in voting in Pennsylvania would lead to “rampant” fraud and was “very dangerous.” MORE..
Capitol Hill clashed with Silicon Valley Wednesday over legal protections and censorship on social media during a fiery hearing a week before Election Day in which Twitter’s Jack Dorsey acknowledged that platforms need to do more to “earn trust.” MORE..
The chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google will defend a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday, a topic that has split U.S. lawmakers on ways to hold Big Tech accountable for how they moderate content on their platforms. MORE..
PayPal Holdings Inc joined the cryptocurrency market on Wednesday, allowing customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins using the U.S. digital payments company’s online wallets. MORE..
Google is adding a new “hum to search” feature to its search tools today that will let you hum (or whistle, or sing) the annoying song that’s stuck in your head, and then use machine learning techniques to try to identify it. MORE..
Twitter on Sunday flagged a tweet by Donald Trump in which the U.S. President claimed he was immune to the coronavirus, saying it violated the social media platform’s rules about misleading information related to COVID-19. MORE..
Traces of a rare molecule known as phosphine have been found in the hellish, heavily acidic atmosphere of Venus, astronomers announced Monday — providing a tantalizing clue about the possibility of life. MORE..