Nintendo-backed The Pokemon Company on Wednesday announced a cross-platform Pokemon team battling game developed with Tencent’s Timi Studio as the two gaming heavyweights deepen their cooperation with a twist on the Pokemon format. MORE..
Microsoft announced it selected Fortude as the first Sri Lankan grant recipient of its AI for Accessibility program, which funds organizations that use artificial intelligence to empower people with disabilities. MORE..
After testing a beta version in India, WhatsApp has launched in-app payments in Brazil, the company announced in a blog post on Monday. MORE..
Twitter said Friday it had deleted more than 170,000 accounts linked to a Chinese government disinformation campaign that targeted Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement and sought to discredit the United States. MORE..
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Tuesday that he stood by his decision not to challenge inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump, refusing to give ground a day after staff members staged a rare public protest. MORE..
US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with, and entered, the International Space Station (ISS). MORE..
A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade. MORE..
Windows 10 users need to be aware of a new threat which can let hackers completely take over their machines and execute commands remotely. MORE..
Facebook Inc is acquiring Giphy, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photo-sharing app, Facebook said in a blog post on Friday. MORE..
The Trump administration on Friday moved to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei Technologies from global chipmakers, in an action ramping up tensions with China. MORE..
Facebook Inc.’s lack of a serious response to signs of abuse on its platform in Sri Lanka may have helped stoke deadly violence in the country in 2018, according to an investigation of the social network’s operations there. MORE..
Facebook Inc’s new content oversight board will include a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates among its first 20 members, the company announced on Wednesday. MORE..
Coronavirus has forced humans to adapt and change their lifestyle, the pandemic has now forced software of the tech giants to adapt to the present scenario. MORE..
Amid a global pandemic, people are turning into a more accessible form of communication, i.e., video calls. And as the worldwide lockdown continues, people are finding video calling more convenient. MORE..
Twitter just added 5G conspiracy theories to the growing list of unverified coronavirus claims that are grounds for removal. MORE..
Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have launched their first new project since leaving Facebook. As detailed in a report from TechCrunch, Krieger and Systrom have debuted Rt.live, a website dedicated to tracking how fast COVID-19 is spreading across each state in the U.S. MORE..
The Nintendo Switch’s current bestselling game has been removed from Chinese online stores after activists used it to criticise the state. MORE..
WhatsApp is trying to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus misinformation by placing new limits on the number of times a forwarded message can be shared simultaneously. MORE..
If you’ve been working from in the past few weeks, the chances are that you attended at least one meeting via Zoom video call. MORE..
Google has outlined data gathered from smartphones offering insights into the changes in public movement in response to work-from-home, shelter in place and other policies aimed at flattening the curve of COVID-19 outbreak. MORE..
US government officials are using cellphone location data from the mobile ad industry —not data from the carriers themselves— to track Americans’ movements during the coronavirus outbreak, the Wall Street Journal reports. MORE..