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WhatsApp defends encryption as it tops 2 billion users

WhatsApp defends encryption as it tops 2 billion users

The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said on Wednesday it now has more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment to strong encryption to protect privacy. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 17, 2020  3:47 pm

Tech giants face probe into deals going back a decade

Tech giants face probe into deals going back a decade

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Microsoft are facing fresh scrutiny over whether they stifled competition by buying up smaller rivals. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2020  1:15 pm

Google Maps gets new logo, update for 15th birthday

Google Maps gets new logo, update for 15th birthday

Google Maps marked 15 years on the road Thursday, February 6, with the rollout of new features for the popular mobile app which has helped move navigation into the digital age. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 7, 2020  12:41 pm

Google temporarily shutting down all China offices

Google temporarily shutting down all China offices

Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it is temporarily shutting down all its offices in China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus in the country. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 30, 2020  2:30 pm

Coronavirus: Australian scientists first to recreate virus outside China

Coronavirus: Australian scientists first to recreate virus outside China

Scientists in Australia have become the first to recreate the new coronavirus outside of China in what they have called a significant breakthrough. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 29, 2020  12:47 pm

South Asias first all-electric supercar leaves for Geneva International Motor Show

South Asias first all-electric supercar leaves for Geneva International Motor Show

Vega Innovations, a subsidiary of CodeGen International (Pvt) Ltd., creates history once again as the Vega EVX, Sri Lankas and South Asias first fully Electric Supercar is shipped out to Switzerland, to be unveiled at the 90th Geneva International Motor Show, 5-15 March 2020. more..

(0)Comments | January 23, 2020  1:45 pm

WhatsApp down: Users unable to send stickers, media files

WhatsApp down: Users unable to send stickers, media files

WhatsApp, the popular messaging application is currently not working properly on both iOS and Android platforms worldwide. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 19, 2020  6:31 pm

Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani posts on Instagram

Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani posts on Instagram

Instagram and its parent company Facebook are removing posts that voice support for slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani to comply with US sanctions, a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Business. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 11, 2020  7:08 pm

India reveals plan for third moon mission

India reveals plan for third moon mission

India has announced it will make another attempt to land on the moon, following a mission that ended in failure last year. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 2, 2020  4:15 pm

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone and older versions of Android

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone and older versions of Android

WhatsApp runs on a huge range of operating systems, but even the ubiquitous messaging app doesnt think its worth supporting Windows Phone any more. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 31, 2019  2:57 pm

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267 million users

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267 million users

Facebook on Thursday said it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 20, 2019  3:58 pm

Sri Lankas first-ever luxury electric Supercar to launch in 2020

Sri Lankas first-ever luxury electric Supercar to launch in 2020

Sri Lanka will launch its first-ever luxury electric supercar named Vega in April 2020, marking a new milestone in the island nations automobile industry. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 17, 2019  5:48 pm

Sri Lanka tops Googles most searched locations in 2019

Sri Lanka tops Googles most searched locations in 2019

It was revealed that internet users searched Where is Sri Lanka when Googles annual Year in Search was revealed on Wednesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 15, 2019  6:30 pm

Genius sues Google for $50 million over stolen song lyrics

Genius sues Google for $50 million over stolen song lyrics

Earlier this year Genius announced it suspected Google of copying its lyrics data -- now its thrown its weight behind a lawsuit accusing the company of exactly that. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 6, 2019  1:18 pm

NASA finds Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 on Moon Surface

NASA finds Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 on Moon Surface

Nasa says one of its satellites has found the debris of Indias Moon rover which crashed on the lunar surface in September. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 3, 2019  1:00 pm

Facebook and Instagram down

Facebook and Instagram down

Facebook and Instagram are experiencing outages on Thursday, leaving some users around the world unable to post photos or answer messages on the platforms. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 28, 2019  11:13 pm

Twitter prepares for huge cull of inactive users

Twitter prepares for huge cull of inactive users

Twitter will begin deleting accounts that have been inactive for more than six months, unless they log in before an 11 December deadline. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 27, 2019  3:59 pm

Feds blame distracted test driver in Uber self-driving car death

Feds blame distracted test driver in Uber self-driving car death

A federal investigation into a fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car concluded the probable cause was a safety driver distracted by their phone. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 20, 2019  3:32 pm

Google in talks to move into banking

Google in talks to move into banking

Google has become the latest big tech firm to move into banking by offering current accounts. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 14, 2019  2:07 pm

Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has unveiled the worlds first mainstream handset to feature a 108 megapixel camera. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 6, 2019  12:58 pm

PUBG-rival Apex Legends is coming to mobile next year

PUBG-rival Apex Legends is coming to mobile next year

Electronic Arts battle royale game, Apex Legends, is coming to mobile platform next year. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 1, 2019  11:23 am

Hooked on the internet, South Korean teens go into digital rehab

Hooked on the internet, South Korean teens go into digital rehab

South Korea is one of the most wired countries in the world. But that level of connectivity is a double-edged sword in a society that some experts say is becoming increasingly addicted to the Internet and where 95% of adults own a smartphone. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 21, 2019  12:46 pm

League of Legends is coming to mobiles, consoles in 2020

League of Legends is coming to mobiles, consoles in 2020

After a decade of being available exclusively to PC gamers, the cult multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, League of Legends, is finally coming to smartphones and gaming consoles. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 18, 2019  5:38 pm

Payments giants abandon Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency

Payments giants abandon Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency

Mastercard, Visa, eBay and payments firm Stripe have pulled out of Facebooks embattled cryptocurrency project, Libra. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 12, 2019  1:35 pm

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on lithium ion batteries

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on lithium ion batteries

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for their research in improving battery technology. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 10, 2019  12:44 pm
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