WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is likely to give group administrators more powers where they will be able to restrict all other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the popular mobile messaging platform has… Continue reading WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

New WhatsApp application on cards for iPad users

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp may be working on an app for iPad users as references of WhatsApp for iPad are spotted on latest WhatsApp desktop app. According to a tweet from popular WhatsApp change tracking website WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is gearing up for a dedicated application for iPad. “Great news for all WhatsApp users having an… Continue reading New WhatsApp application on cards for iPad users

Google cracks down on apps misusing services meant for differently abled

Google has warned app developers not to use its Accessibility Services — designed for users with disabilities — for other purposes that may create security issues, adding that it will remove such apps from its Play Store. To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set of Accessibility Services that developers can use to… Continue reading Google cracks down on apps misusing services meant for differently abled

Goodbye 140 as Twitter rolls out 280-character limit for all

The 140-character limit that has been around since 2006 and became part of Twitter’s personality on Wednesday paved the way for a new 280-character limit that is now available virtually for all users — including for those who tweet in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil. In September, Twitter launched a test with a… Continue reading Goodbye 140 as Twitter rolls out 280-character limit for all

Tech giants are paying huge salaries for scarce AI talent

Silicon Valley’s start-ups have always had a recruiting advantage over the industry’s giants: Take a chance on us and we’ll give you an ownership stake that could make you rich if the company is successful. Now the tech industry’s race to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) may render that advantage moot — at least for the… Continue reading Tech giants are paying huge salaries for scarce AI talent

Apple sued for Animoji trademark owned by Japanese company: Details here

A Japanese software company has sued Apple in a US court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the US technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying it holds the US trademark on… Continue reading Apple sued for Animoji trademark owned by Japanese company: Details here

BlackBerry’s all-touch, water-proof flagship device to launch in October

Chinese electronics company TCL will launch a full touchscreen smartphone under the BlackBerry name in October — a month after Apple launches its new flagship iPhone 8 and a refresh of iPhone 7 devices According to a report in Engadget, TCL’s François Mahieu said the new phone would respect BlackBerry’s reputation for building hard-wearing devices… Continue reading BlackBerry’s all-touch, water-proof flagship device to launch in October