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YouTube fixes crash issues on iOS app, after receiving complaints

YouTube fixes crash issues on iOS app, after receiving complaints

Google-owned YouTube on Thursday said that it has fixed crash issues on the iOS application that “many” users reported. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 1, 2022  3:49 pm
Musk feuds with Apple over Twitter advertising

Musk feuds with Apple over Twitter advertising

Elon Musk has said Apple has halted most of its advertising on Twitter and accused the company of threatening to remove the platform from its app store. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 29, 2022  11:52 am
Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant

Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant

Apple supplier Foxconn has apologised for a “technical error” in its payment systems, a day after its iPhone factory in China was rocked by angry protests. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 24, 2022  4:34 pm
Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president’s account

Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president’s account

Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. President, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 20, 2022  1:54 pm
Twitter closes offices until Monday amidst staff quitting

Twitter closes offices until Monday amidst staff quitting

Twitter has told employees that the company’s office buildings will be temporarily closed, with immediate effect. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 18, 2022  10:59 pm
NASA’s next-generation Artemis rocket lifts off on test flight to moon

NASA’s next-generation Artemis rocket lifts off on test flight to moon

NASA’s towering next-generation moon rocket blasted off from Florida early on Wednesday on its debut flight, a crewless voyage inaugurating the U.S. space agency’s Artemis exploration program 50 years after the final Apollo moon mission. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 16, 2022  1:20 pm
Gmail will no longer allow users to revert back to old interface

Gmail will no longer allow users to revert back to old interface

Gmail’s permanent switch that moves everyone over to a new integrated view starts this month. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 10, 2022  5:06 pm
Facebook owner Meta expected to announce major job losses

Facebook owner Meta expected to announce major job losses

Facebook’s parent company Meta is reportedly planning to begin large-scale layoffs this week that will affect thousands of employees. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 9, 2022  5:11 pm
Elon Musk says Twitter will charge $8 per month for blue check mark

Elon Musk says Twitter will charge $8 per month for blue check mark

Twitter Inc. will charge $8 a month for its Blue service, which includes its sought-after “verified” badge, new boss Elon Musk said on Tuesday as he seeks to boost subscriptions and make the social media network less reliant on ads. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 2, 2022  3:38 pm
Elon Musk completes USD 44 billion Twitter takeover

Elon Musk completes USD 44 billion Twitter takeover

Elon Musk has completed his USD 44 billion (£38.1 billion) takeover of Twitter, according to a number of media reports and an investor in the firm. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 28, 2022  10:05 am
WhatsApp services restored after major outage

WhatsApp services restored after major outage

The messaging platform WhatsApp has come back online after an outage that affected users around the world. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 25, 2022  6:00 pm
WhatsApp down: Users complain of disruption in services

WhatsApp down: Users complain of disruption in services

WhatsApp, the instant communication app owned by Meta popular for quick texting, is currently facing issues in multiple countries. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 25, 2022  1:18 pm
Google fined $162 million by India antitrust watchdog for abuse of Android platform

Google fined $162 million by India antitrust watchdog for abuse of Android platform

India’s competition regulator on Thursday ordered Alphabet Inc’s Google to change its approach to its Android platform and fined the U.S. tech company 13.38 billion Indian rupees ($161.95 million) for anticompetitive practices. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 21, 2022  12:21 am
Japan researchers create AI enlightenment tool

Japan researchers create AI enlightenment tool

What is the meaning of happiness? Why not ask AI Buddha, a tool made by Japanese researchers that brings spiritual guidance from ancient scriptures to your smartphone. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 19, 2022  1:05 pm
Kanye West to buy social media app Parler

Kanye West to buy social media app Parler

American rapper Kanye West, who now goes by Ye, has proposed to buy Parler, the social media platform popular among U.S. conservatives, parent Parlement Technologies said on Monday. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 17, 2022  4:54 pm
EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones

EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones

The EU parliament on Tuesday passed a new law requiring USB-C to be the single charger standard for all new smartphones, tablets and cameras from late 2024. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 6, 2022  12:24 am
Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China

Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China

Google has discontinued its Google Translate services in mainland China, removing one of the company’s few remaining services that it had provided in a country where most Western social media platforms are blocked. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 4, 2022  5:08 pm
India’s Reliance seeks repeat of phone success with $184 laptop

India’s Reliance seeks repeat of phone success with $184 laptop

Reliance Jio will soon launch a laptop priced at just 15,000 rupees ($184) - one of the cheapest on offer in India, aiming to replicate the success of its low-cost phone, said two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 3, 2022  3:35 pm
Russia demands Apple explain after VK removed from App Store

Russia demands Apple explain after VK removed from App Store

Russia on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple after applications operated by the Russian tech firm VK were removed from the U.S. firm’s App Store. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 28, 2022  4:58 pm
NASA spacecraft collides with asteroid in planetary defence test

NASA spacecraft collides with asteroid in planetary defence test

A NASA spacecraft has hit an asteroid in an unprecedented test designed to prevent potentially devastating collisions with Earth. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 27, 2022  11:12 am
iPhone 14 Pro users complain of shaking camera in third-party apps

iPhone 14 Pro users complain of shaking camera in third-party apps

With the smartphone producing blurry and shaking footage, tech giant Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro users report problems recording video in third-party apps with the camera. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 19, 2022  5:45 pm
Twitter shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover deal

Twitter shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover deal

Elon Musk may be fighting tooth-and-nail to get out of his deal to buy Twitter, but the social media company’s shareholders plan to hold him to it. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 14, 2022  6:19 pm
Apple reveals iPhone 14 Pro and Watch Ultra

Apple reveals iPhone 14 Pro and Watch Ultra

Apple has unveiled the iPhone 14, with emergency satellite connectivity and car crash detection technology, at a launch event in the US. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 8, 2022  4:16 pm
Snapchat removes Maori tattoo filters after outcry

Snapchat removes Maori tattoo filters after outcry

Social media platform Snapchat has removed a feature which allowed users to apply traditional Maori tattoos on their faces. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 8, 2022  1:10 pm
U.S. bars ‘advanced tech’ firms from building China factories for 10 years

U.S. bars ‘advanced tech’ firms from building China factories for 10 years

U.S. tech companies that receive federal funding will be barred from building “advanced technology” facilities in China for 10 years, the Biden administration has said. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 7, 2022  4:30 pm