WhatsApp Privacy New Features
Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg on August announced three new features on WhatsApp privacy. These exciting new layers of protection includes the ability to leave the group silently, to choose who can see when you are online and screenshot Blocking for View Once Messages.
The Government Of India Blocked 8 Youtube Channels For Fanning Out false Information
The government of India from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has blocked 8 youtube channels that contain about 114 crore views and over 85 lakh subscribers under the ambit of section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000. 7 youtube channels are from India and one of them is from Pakistan out of the 8 channels.
Google Duo is Google Meet
Google announce that Google Duo and Google Meet are now merge as one platform for video calling. The company has also updated the original Meet app with a new green icon and it is now available as “Meet (original)”.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Debris Discovered in Australian Sheep Paddock
A piece of toasted space junk belonging to Elon Musk’s SpaceX missions was found protruding from one of the open fields in Dalgety. An Australian sheep farmer discovered the charred chunk which was believed to have had entered earth in the remote area near Australia’s Snowy Mountains on 9th July.
Telegram Is Offering A Market Place For Attractive Domain Names
Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram hints on Telegram taking a dicision to launch a market place to auction addresses as assets on the blockchain. The founder was inspired by The Open Network (TON)’s recent sale of over 2,000 ‘.ton’ domain names, a sale that sums to 2,392,002 Toncoin, each of which trades for $1.33 (roughly Rs. 100) at the time of writing, netting approximately $3 million (roughly Rs. 24 crore).
Google Maps Coming to WearOS With Offline Navigation
Google is integrating Google Map for WearOS where users can able to use it without active connection to their handsets. The feature will be introduced to WearOS sometime later this year.
YouTube Shorts will Be Added on smart TVs In A Mosaic Mode
Youtube Shorts, the short-form vertical video of YouTube is coming to smart TVs. The YouTube video sharing platform will be working on a Mosaic Mode for YouTube TV that will allow users to view up to four videos at the same time. This will allow users to watch up to four live feeds at the same time by dividing the TV screen into quadrants.
Meta and Jio Platform are Launching JioMart Shopping on Whatsapp
Meta and Jio works on launching a first of its kind end-to-end shopping experience on WhatsApp. WhatsApp will now allow consumers from India to shop from JioMart and they can access anndn browse the grocery catalogue, add items to cart, and make payment to complete the purchase within the app.
Reliance Jio Is Rolling Out 5G Connectivity in India by October
During the Reliance Industries’45th Annual General Meeting, Mukesh Ambani made a notice about 5G service to roll out by October in India. The 2 lakh crore investment project of 5G will deploy in cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata by Diwali.
Google is making android apps work better across devices with New Cross-Device SDK
A new cross-device software development kit (SDK) developed by Google will allow apps on android to communicate better between different device types.
Facebook News Feed Broken for Hours, Spammed with Bot Posts to Celebrity Pages
Meta owned Facebook is found facing a bug that swamped the News Feed of several users with posts from celebrity pages on 24th August. Bots spamming service can be one of the reason of the bug attacks on some popular celebrity pages like Lady Gaga, Robert Downey Jr, and others.
Microsoft Outlook is showing More Ads on iOS and Android Apps
Microsoft is been witnessed of seeing more ads in the Outlook mobile app for iOS and Android. The app offers two inbox layout options where users can organise either focused or Other or a single inbox with all emails.
NASA Releases Fresh Audio of the Eerie Sound of a Black Hole
NASA, the American space agency broadcasted the sound of a black hole where human can hear. The black hole is a distance of 200 light years in the Perseus galaxy cluster.
Passengers on IRCTC can now order food via chatbox on whatsapp
The latest collaboration of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s (IRCTC) Zoop food delivery service and Haptik allow passengers to order food via the chatbot on the WhatsApp without downloading any additional app and get it delivered to their seats while travelling. Passengers can enter their PNR number to place the order and the service offers real-time tracking.
Instagram Limits Sensitive Content for New Users Under 16 Years by Default
Instagram is limiting sensitive content for new teen users by default on the platform. Users under 16 years of age will be put into its filtered version of the app unless they make the changes manually oon the settings. Also the latest update allows teens to review and update their safety and privacy settings.