WhatsApp Business Gets Option to Show Status Update via Profile Picture

WhatsApp is reportedly getting a new method to view a business account’s status update. As per a new report by a WhatsApp features tracker, users can view a business account’s status updates by tapping the profile picture in the ‘business info’ page. The feature is currently being released for beta testers and is expected to […]

Tesla Pulls Its New Full Self-Driving Beta Due to Software ‘Issues’

US electric car maker Tesla on Sunday rolled back the latest version of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta software, less than a day after its release, after users complained of false collision warnings and other issues. The setback comes as Tesla is under regulatory scrutiny over the safety of its semi-autonomous driving technology, which it calls “FSD.” […]

Australia Plans to Force Parental Consent for Minors on Social Media

Australia plans to make social media companies obtain parental consent for users under the age of 16 and threaten fines of up to AUD 10 million (roughly Rs. 55 crores) for Internet platforms which fail to comply, under draft legislation published on Monday. Social media companies, which include anonymous forums like Reddit and smartphone dating […]

How to Watch India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Live Today

India and Pakistan are set to face off today in a Twenty20 World Cup cricket match taking place in Dubai. The anticipated India versus Pakistan T20 World Cup match will be the first between the neighbouring countries in over two years as they last faced each other at Old Trafford during the ODI World Cup […]

Google’s Massive Data Centres in US Spark Worry Over Scarce Western Water

Now a critical part of modern computing, data centres help people stream movies on Netflix, conduct transactions on PayPal, post updates on Facebook, store trillions of photos and more. But a single facility can also churn through millions of gallons of water per day to keep hot-running equipment cool. Google wants to build at least […]

Google, IBM, Other Tech Giants Underreport Carbon Footprint, Says Study

Large technology companies such as SAP, IBM, and Google are underreporting their greenhouse gas emissions at a time of heightened scrutiny over the role of corporations in driving climate change, a study released Friday claimed. Research published in the journal Nature Communications found inconsistencies in the way companies declare their carbon footprint, a measure that […]

Jio Posts 24 Percent Increase in Profit as Reliance Inverts Slowdown

India’s Reliance Industries posted a 43 percent surge in second-quarter profit that exceeded market expectations on Friday, as rising demand and higher average selling price for oil products boosted its mainstay oil-to-chemicals business. The Mumbai-based conglomerate’s pandemic-hit energy and retail businesses are seeing a massive rebound with travel back in full swing and shoppers returning […]

BMW to Phase Out Combustion Engines From Main Plant by 2024

BMW will stop making internal combustion engines at its main plant in Munich by 2024, its head of production said on Friday at a conference marking the start of production of its electric i4 model. The ICE engines currently made in Munich will be produced in BMW’s factories in Austria and the UK in future, […]

Epic Opposes Apple’s Effort to Pause Antitrust Trial Orders

Fortnite creator Epic Games on Friday opposed Apple’s efforts to put on hold orders handed down in an antitrust trial as a potentially lengthy appeals process plays out. US district Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in September struck down some of the iPhone maker’s App Store rules, including a prohibition on developers directing their users to […]

Apple’s New App Store Rules Allow Developers to Contact Customers Directly

Apple has updated its App Store rules to allow developers to contact users directly about payments, a concession in a legal settlement with companies challenging its tightly controlled marketplace. According to the App Store rules updated Friday, developers can now contact consumers directly about alternative payment methods, bypassing Apple’s commission of 15 or 30 percent. […]

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