Facebook, Google, Others’ Encryption Said to Be Threatened by Planned New US Bill

US legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies’ ability to offer end-to-end encryption, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms. The bill, proposed by the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham and […]

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Google Says Don’t Sideload Play Store, Gmail, YouTube on New Huawei Devices

In a warning to new Huawei smartphone users, Google has advised not to sideload Google’s apps and services like Gmail and YouTube as these were not available for preload or sideload on new Huawei devices. On May 16, 2019, the US government placed Huawei on its Entity List. This government action prohibits all US companies, […]

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Realme Smart TVs to Launch in India in Q2 2020, Realme Fitness Band Features Revealed

Realme is planning to launch not one, but multiple smart TVs in India. The revelation comes from none other than Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth, who recently appeared in a YouTube video. Aside from teasing the launch of Realme TVs in India, he also gave a glimpse of the Realme Link app that will act […]

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Google Warns Users Against Installing Chrome Extensions on Edge Browser, Says Chrome is More Secure

Microsoft recently dumped the in-house EdgeHTML browser engine and switched the Edge browser to Google’s Chromium engine, joining the likes of Vivaldi, Opera, and Brave. Switching over to Chromium engine came as good news for Edge fans, as among other advantages, they could now access the Chrome Web Store’s vast library of extensions. It was […]

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OnePlus 8 Pro Hands-On Photo Leak Shows Quad Rear Cameras, Familiar Design

OnePlus 8 series is rumoured to debut in late March or April this year, a few weeks earlier than OnePlus’ typical release cycle. OnePlus is tipped to shake things up a little bit this year by launching three phones – OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8 Lite – all of which have appeared […]

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Samsung Confirms Coronavirus Case at Phone Factory Complex in South Korea

Samsung Electronics said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, said the floor where the infected employee worked would be shut down until […]

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Twitter Suspends Group of Pro-Bloomberg Accounts Over ‘Platform Manipulation’

Twitter on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting US Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. “We took enforcement action on about 70 accounts, which includes a combination of permanent suspensions and account challenges to verify ownership,” a Twitter spokeswoman said in a statement to Reuters. The action was first […]

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Oppo A31 Tipped to Launch in India Next Week, Sale Offers Tipped

Oppo A31 went official earlier this month and is currently on sale in Indonesia from multiple online and retail outlets. It appears that Oppo’s new mid-ranger is now headed to India, if a new report is to be believed. The phone is tipped to arrive in India as early as next week. Interestingly, we are […]

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Shopify to Join Facebook-Led Libra Currency Group

Canadian e-commerce company Shopify said on Friday it would join Libra Association, a group that manages Facebook led efforts to launch a global digital currency, Libra. “We will work collectively to build a payment network that makes money easier to access and supports merchants and consumers everywhere,” Shopify said in a statement. Several companies including […]

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Friends Reunion Special to Launch With HBO Max, Reuniting for 25th Anniversary

It’s finally happening! The cast of the hit US sitcom Friends is reuniting for a 25th anniversary special, much to the delight of fans. A celebration of the beloved show which ended its run in 2004, stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return to the comedy’s […]

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