Facebook appoints third party contractors to transcribe messenger audio

Facebook has recently appointed a third-party contractors to transcribe and listen to conversations on its Messenger app. Bloomberg reported that the company has hired hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe some of its audio clips. The employees were not told where the audio was from or how it was obtained. Facebook has also confirmed and said […]

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AT&T and T-Mobile has reportedly started call authentication against robocalls

AT&T and T-Mobile have reportedly started testing its call authentication technology on calls placed between the two networks. Now if a phone call is made from one network to the other using a compatible device, then the recipient will see a Caller Verified message, and they will know for certain that the call isn’t from […]

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Facebook is reportedly working on a Dark Mode for its android app

Facebook is reportedly working on Dark Mode in its Android mobile app. According to app leaker Jane Manchun Wong, she came across an unreleased Dark Mode in Facebook’s mobile app for Android by looking into the code underneath. In a blog she wrote “This Dark Mode appears to be in an early stage of development, […]

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Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirmed that company isn’t working on a streaming only console

Microsoft’s Xbox and gaming chief Phil Spencer, has recently confirmed that the company isn’t working on a streaming only console.  In an interview with Gamespot Phil Spencer said: “We are not working on a streaming only console right now. We are looking at the phone in your pocket as the destination for you to stream, and the […]

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White House drafted an order to regulate social media platform for bias against conservatives

The White House has recently drafted a new proposal to regulate social media platforms, with the aim of combating perceived bias against conservatives, according to a new report from CNN. The proposal would call on the FCC to develop new regulations concerning how social media platforms are allowed to moderate their users. The FTC would also […]

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Verizon is reportedly selling Tumblr to Automattic Inc.

Verizon has reportedly agreed to sell Tumblr to the WordPress owner Automattic Inc. for an undisclosed amount, reports The Wall Street Journal. Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan said in a statement: “Tumblr is a marquee brand that has started movements, allowed for true identities to blossom and become home to many creative communities and fandoms. We are […]

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Google has finally fix the issue that prevented new content from appearing

Google says that it has fixed an issue that prevented news stories from appearing in Google News yesterday. The news was also confirmed by TheVerge. When indexing was experiencing problems, Top Stories in Google News would primarily show stories from Wednesday and omit many posted on Thursday. Search Engine Land first reported on the issues. Google is constantly crawling, or indexing, […]

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San Francisco gives permit to Postmates for testing sidewalk delivery robots

Postmates has finally given the first permit in San Francisco to test sidewalk delivery robots, reports to TechCrunch, paving the way for the company to test the Serve autonomous delivery robot it announced in December. The permit will let Postmates develop a new method of transportation for deliveries. Postmates claims that the electricity-powered robot, which has Velodyne LIDAR sensors and […]

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Huawei has officially announced its operating system called HarmonyOS

Huawei has officially announced its operating system called HarmonyOS. In China the software will be known as HongmengOS. The company says the operating system can be used in everything from smartphones to smart speakers and internet-of-things devices like sensors. #HarmonyOS was created with four major building blocks in mind, ensuring a new generation OS that […]

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Facebook sues two app developers for click injection fraud

Facebook has reportedly sued two app developers for click injection fraud, claiming the developers made Google Play apps that installed malware on a user’s phone for the purpose of generating fake clicks on Facebook ads. That fraudulent ad revenue in turn went to the app developers, Hong Kong-based LionMobi and Singapore-based JediMobi. Facebook also said LionMobi advertised […]

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