Apple Has a Billion Active iPhone Users Globally: Above Avalon

Apple has a billion active iPhone users globally, according to Above Avalon, a crowd-funded platform that has been tracking and analysing Apple. The Cupertino giant reached the milestone last month and it took the company 13 years to reach this point since the launch of the first iPhone back in 2007. The report by the […]

Confusion Over Facebook’s Political Advertisements Ban Ahead of US Polls

Confusion over political ads at Facebook marred the onset of what was supposed to be a cooling period ahead of the US presidential election. Mistakes implementing a ban on new paid advertisements at Facebook during the week leading up to November 3 had rival parties complaining the leading social network was undermining campaign efforts. “We’re […]

Sony’s PlayStation App Updated With Redesigned Interface, Voice Chat, More

Sony has updated its PlayStation app for Android and iOS ahead of the PlayStation 5 release on November 12. The app has been redesigned with PS Store integration, voice chat, remote storage management for PS5, and more. The company also shared a video on its official PlayStation channel on YouTube showcasing some of the features. […]

Lost in translation: Amazon Website Launch Trips Over Faulty Swedish

Amazon’s long-awaited launch of its Swedish website on Wednesday was marred by glitches and translation errors, including mistaking the Argentinian flag for Sweden’s. The website, which offers customers more than 150 million products across 30 categories, had used faulty translation from English to Swedish, allowing offensive words in product descriptions. The word valdtakt, which means […]

Samsung Sees Profit Decline on Weak Server Chip Demand

Samsung said on Thursday it expects fourth-quarter profit to fall due to weak server chip demand and rising smartphone competition, after posting its best quarterly operating profit in two years in the third quarter. The world’s top maker of smartphones and memory chips posted a 59 percent jump in operating profit in the July-September quarter, […]

Counterpoint: Samsung Takes Lead in Indian Smartphone Market in Q3 2020

Samsung has become the top selling brand i india again according to a new report. The smartphone market recorded highest ever single quarter shipments in Q3 2020, as per the latest research by Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. The research agency notes that the pent up demand of smartphones due to the lockdown and preference of […]

Google Steps Up Campaign Against EU Push for Tough New Tech Rules

Alphabet unit Google has launched a 60-day strategy to counter the European Union’s push for tough new tech rules by getting US allies to push back against the EU’s digital chief and spelling out the costs of new regulations, according to a Google internal document. The European Commission will publish rules called the Digital Services Act […]

Google Being Probed by Italian Watchdog Over Advertising Market Abuse

Italy’s antitrust authority is investigating Alphabet’s Google for alleged abuse of its dominant position in the Italian online display advertising market, it said on Wednesday. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Italian digital advertising lobby group IAB last year, and adds to regulatory scrutiny the Silicon Valley tech giant is facing worldwide. The watchdog […]

Microsoft Outlook for Android Now Lets Users Ignore Conversations

Microsoft Outlook’s latest update on Android allows you to send ignored conversations directly to the trash. The Ignore Conversation feature has been available for the desktop app for a while, and is now rolling out to Android as well. Microsoft hopes the update will help users focus on what is important. The update is available […]

NASA Scientists Find ‘Weird’ Molecule in Titan’s Atmosphere

In a first, NASA scientists have spotted a molecule of cyclopropenylidene (C3H2) in the atmosphere of the largest of Saturn’s 62 moons, Titan. Calling this development ‘unexpected’, scientists claim that this is the first time that they have detected this molecule in an atmosphere. They found C3H2 by using a radio telescope observatory in northern […]

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