Mark Zuckerberg Says He Will Highlight Steps Taken to ‘Fix Facebook’

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Friday that the company had started sanitising itself in 2017 and “even this work will extend through 2019, I do expect us to end this year on a significantly better […]

WhatsApp Says No to Indian Government’s Demand to Make Messages Traceable

WhatsApp has turned down the Indian government’s demand to provide it with a solution to track origin of messages on its platform. The Facebook-owned WhatsAppsays creating a software to trace the origin of messages will go against the idea of user privacy and end-to-end encryption. Sources in the IT Ministry had told PTI that the government […]

Facebook Must Protect Children From Addictive Habits, Says UK NHS Chief

Speaking of an “insidious grip” that social media activities may have on young people, a top health official in England has asked social media companies like Facebook to do more to protect children from addictive habits and dangerous content, The Telegraph reported. “There is emerging evidence of a link between semi-addictive and manipulative online activities and mental […]

Telegram Block Begins in Russia, Says Regulator Roskomnadzor

Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service’s owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state security access to users’ secret messages. The watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said in a statement on its website that it had sent telecoms operators a notification about blocking access […]

Sony Has No Plans to Exit Smartphone Market, Says CEO Kaz Hirai

While you may have some other choices in your mind or thinking of opting for a new iPhone or a fresh Galaxy series Android smartphone, Sony is set to continue the sale of its Xperia phones in the highly competitive smartphone market. In a media interview, CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed that Sony is not considering an exit from the smartphone market […]

Sonam Says Dad Anil Kapoor Is Her ‘Inspiration And Hero’

Sonam Kapoor with Anil Kapoor.(Image courtesy:Anil Kapoor) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS “He’s my hero,” Sonam Kapoor said about Anil Kapoor Sonam also shared Anil Kapoor’s look from Fanney Khan Sonam Kapoor is currently filming Veere Di Wedding Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is currently filming Veere Di Wedding, took some time out from her busy schedule to interact […]

Redmi 5A India Sales Cross 1 Million Units Within a Month of Launch, Says Xiaomi

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has tweeted the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A (Review) entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch. The smartphone is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – and can be purchased both online and offline. However, the […]

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, invited beta testers to test out stock Android on the Mi A1. This comes as great news for people who purchased the phone as Xiaomi had promised an Oreo […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan ‘disappeared’ during games, says José Mourinho

José Mourinho dropped Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United’s last two squads because the forward had been “disappearing” in games. The manager left Mkhitaryan out of United’s defeat at Basel and last Saturday’s win over Newcastle United after the player had started 10 of the 11 previous Premier League matches. Having managed five assists in August, Mkhitaryan has since made none […]