Encrypted messaging apps Signal and Telegram are seeing huge upticks in downloads from Apple and Google’s app stores. Facebook-owned WhatsApp, by contrast, is seeing its growth decline following a fiasco that forced the company to clarify a privacy update it had sent to users.Mobile app anal
A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy practices for the under-18 crowd.Starting on Wednesday, the default privacy setting for accounts with users aged 13 to 15 will be private. That means only someo
Britain's competition watchdog said Friday it launched an investigation into Google's plan to overhaul its ad data system over worries it could leave even less room for rivals in the online ad industry.
The Competition and Markets Authority said it opened a formal investigation into Googl
PayPal Holdings Inc’s venture arm has made an investment in Salt Lake City, Utah-based tech startup Taxbit, which helps consumers and businesses calculate the taxes owed on cryptocurrency holdings, the companies said on Thursday.
Taxbit will use the cash injection, of an undisclosed amount,
Who doesn't use WhatsApp? Millions are glued to it, and have taken a fancy for it the way a duck takes to water. Even the technologically challenged or the village folk, particularly in countries such as India, know how to use it.
The problem with popularity is that it brings problems in its wake
Scientists in the UK are developing the world’s first vaccine ‘smart patch’ that could allow patients to administer the dose themselves.
The device, similar to a nicotine patch, is placed on the arm and breaks through the skin using tiny microneedles.
It is hoped the new techno
A US start-up has invented a new fingerprint-reading doorlock using a fund of more than $30,000.
The BrillLock smart lock has a simple design and few components which makes it very easy to install unlike the other smart locks currently available in the market.
According to the TechHive website,
Slack, the messaging service used by millions of people for work and school, suffered a global outage on Monday, the first day back for most people returning from the New Year’s holiday.
It’s the latest tech glitch to show how disruptive technical difficulties can be when millions of
Over 200 Google employees in the United States have formed a union, the elected union leaders wrote in a New York Times opinion piece on Monday.
"Alphabet Workers Union" aims to ensure that employees work at a fair wage, without fear of abuse, retaliation or discrimination.
Google did not immedi
The Chinese company Huawei announced the launch of the Huawei MateBook 14 computer, as the new computer is the latest addition to the “Matbook” series of ultra-light computers.
The Huawei MateBook 14 has a stylish design that is characterized by this series and includes smart features
Microsoft hackers tied to a massive intrusion of dozens of U.S. government agencies and private companies sneaked further into its systems than previously thought, although the intrusion doesn't appear to have caused any additional harm.
The company said the hackers were able to view some
Gizmochina newspaper published a new list of the best Android phones that appeared in 2020, classifying those devices in several categories.
According to the newspaper's ratings, the best Android phone appeared this year in terms of imaging capabilities is the + Huawei Mate 40 Pro, which is equip
Oppo revealed its second modified model of Reno5 Pro phones, which it developed to be one of the best phones dedicated to working with 5G networks.
The new Reno5 Pro + 5G comes with a water and dust resistant structure with dimensions (159.9 / 72.5 / 8) mm, weighs 184g, is surrounded by a durable
Samsung recently revealed the design and specifications of a new phone that it developed to be among the most competitive smart devices dedicated to working with 5G networks.
The new Galaxy A42 5G phone comes with an elegant metal and glass structure, and its rear facade has distinct gradations i
Several websites and Internet pages have leaked information indicating that Samsung intends to launch a new generation of Galaxy Buds headphones with practical and advanced specifications.
According to the leaks, Samsung is determined to unveil the Galaxy Buds Pro headphones, coinciding with the
It is expected that the "WhatsApp" application will introduce a number of new features and modifications by the year 2021, "The News" revealed.The source presented the 3 most prominent modifications that the application will offer to its users after a few days, namely:
Voice and video calls: The