Mubadala Investment Company and Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners yesterday announced that they had invested $150 million in the mobile messaging application Telegram.
Reuters reported that the investment would be in the form of five-year pre-initial public offering (IPO) bonds, noting that it was
Facebook is considering launching a version of its popular photo social media platform, Instagram, for children under the age of 13, according to The German News Agency.
The BuzzFeed News website reported that Vishal Shah, Instagram's vice president of product, wrote on an employee message board
OnePlus is preparing during its technical event, which will be held soon, to unveil a distinct group of mobile devices, including a smartwatch with specifications that compete with Samsung and Apple watches.
According to the information available, the OnePlus Watch will have a 46 mm case, protect
Foldable phones have been very popular in the past two years, so many companies, including Apple, are thinking of developing distinct models to preserve their positions in the market in the future.
According to the website LetsGoDigital, which specializes in modern technology and electronics, App
The Brazilian state of São Paulo isn't thrilled with Apple leaving the charger out of the iPhone 12 box. Tilt and MacRumors report that the consumer protection agency Procon-SP has fined Apple nearly R$10.55 million (about $1.92 million US) for removing the pow
Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp, as well as the Facebook Messenger app, went down globally for around 30 minutes on Friday.
Many users said they were unable to log in or use the apps. The website Downdectector.com reported issues with the apps around the w
Facebook Inc said on Friday its services were being affected by a number of issues, after nearly a million people across the world reported problems with its photo-sharing app Instagram.
“Multiple teams are working on it (the outage), and we’ll update you when we can,” Facebook&
Alphabet Inc's YouTube is rolling out a short-form video-streaming service on its platform in the United States as it looks to better compete with rival TikTok in the hugely popular category.
The service, Shorts, let users record mobile friendly vertical videos that can be spiced up with special
Instagram is introducing new polices to prevent adults from direct messaging teenagers who don't follow them.
With the updated feature, safety prompts will be shown to teens when they receive a DM from users over the age of 18, they will also be shown "safety prompts" when they message adults who
Samsung Electronics is unlikely to release its Galaxy Note series smartphones this year to reduce production pressure on the company, according to a senior executive.
The South Korean company usually issues its Note series, one of its best-selling models known for its stylus S Pen, in August ever
Google on Tuesday said it will halve the controversial fee it charges developers at its online shop for digital content tailored for Android-powered mobile devices.
The commission taken at Google Play will be reduced to 15 percent from 30 percent starting in July, but just on the first $1
News Corp and Facebook announced on Tuesday new pay deals for news in Australia, three weeks after the government passed laws that would make digital giants help cover the costs of journalism.
The New York-based news business that operates mainly in the US, Britain and Australia said it had reach
Instagram today launched its short-form video-sharing feature, Reels, in the Middle East following a global announcement in August last year.
Revealed at the company’s House of Instagram event, the latest feature will be a new way for the platform’s users in the Middle East to create
Apple has axed its original HomePod and will turn its attention to the smaller version of its smart home assistant, the HomePod Mini, the company said Friday.
Apple will continue providing existing HomePods with software updates and support through Apple Care, the company sai
Oman has blocked US audio app Clubhouse on Sunday saying it did not have the right permit.
The government did not respond immediately to a request for comment, but the telecoms regulator told WAF news website that the application was blocked due to a "lack of proper authorisation".
LG’s German website has revealed its Android 11 update roadmap — at least for Europe — and the news isn’t too encouraging. With the exception of the LG Velvet 5G, most of the company’s phones won’t get Android 11 until the back half of 2021, with the vast m
In two motions filed Wednesday, Facebook called on the courts to dismiss a pair of sweeping competition cases brought on by the federal government and a coalition of states.
The Federal Trade Commission and a group of state attorneys general filed separate lawsuits against Fac
The latest wave of gaming phone launches has begun. Last week, Nubia announced the absolutely ridiculous Red Magic 6, and now Asus has arrived with a slightly different take—one that’s a bit more sophisticated while still packing massive specs.
The first thing you’ll notice