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Facebook will no longer show you 'now connected on Messenger' alerts

California [United States], June 8 (ANI): The next time you become friends with someone on Facebook, you will no longer see the annoying ‘You Are Now Connected On Messenger’ alert.The company has realised it was being too pushy when it sent alerts for new friends joining your list. Facebook said ...

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Facebook to soon launch Desktop Stories

New York [USA], Jan 19 (ANI): Social media giant Facebook is doubling down on ‘Stories’ by testing the ability to create them from desktop. The tech company is also considering a much more prominent placement for viewing ‘Stories’, from atop one’s News Feed instead of in the sidebar. “We are ...

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Redesigned Google News app now available on iOS

Washington [United States], May 17 (ANI): Google recently revamped its Google News app, which is now finally available for iOS devices.The redesigned Google News app replaces the older Google Play Newsstand app and boasts the Material Design as one of its highlights.It further comes with AI-based personalisation, Ars Technica reported.The ...

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Instagram will tell you how much time you spend

Washington [United States], May 17 (ANI): After YouTube, Instagram will also be showing you the amount of time you spend (or waste) scrolling endlessly on the platform.Instagram’s Android app has a code buried inside for Usage Insights feature. It will show you the the time spent on the platform, TechCrunch ...

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Microsoft showcase AI bot that makes phone calls to humans

Representational Image While Google Duplex, which lets AI mimic a human voice to make appointments and book tables through phone calls, has mesmerised people with its capabilities and attracted flak on ethical grounds at the same time, Microsoft has showcased a similar technology it has been testing in China. At ...

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This VR video prepares to-be-parents for childbirth

Stockholm [Sweden], June 8 (ANI): Who would have thought Virtual Reality (VR) could be used during the complex process of childbirth? A Nordic insurance company has.Gjensidige Insurance has developed a 10-minute 360-degree immersive video for young couples to help them prepare for the upcoming delivery of the baby, Cnet has ...

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Pyeongchang hosts unique Ski- robot challenge at Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang [South Korea], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Winter Olympics 2018 hosted a special competing event called the Edge of Robot- Ski robot challenge at South Korea on Monday. A total of eight teams competed in the tournament from different universities for a cash prize of 10,000 dollars, reports the Verge. ...

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15M women across 150000 villages benefit from the Internet Saathi Program

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): In its mission to bridge the digital gender divide in rural India and empower women through digital literacy, Google India and Tata Trusts announced reaching the halfway mark, with 150,000 villages, under its Internet Saathi program.The program has contributed towards bridging the digital gender ...

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OnePlus 6 with iPhone X notch announced, to arrive on May 22

London [United Kingdom], May 17 (ANI): After months of leaks and teasers, OnePlus 6 was officially announced at an event in London on Wednesday.The OnePlus 6 features a glass body design and comes with the famed iPhone X-like notch on the top. While the smartphone features the notch, it allows ...

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New Twitter tool to mark real candidates in US midterm poll

In line with its efforts to help users identify original sources and authentic information on Twitter, the microblogging site plans to add new labels to the campaign accounts of political candidates, starting with those running in the 2018 US midterm general election. The legitimate accounts of the candidates will be ...

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