Friday, July 21, 2017

Google plans interoperable RCS messaging through a hub model

Last week, phone carriers Sprint and Rogers announced that users sending text messages between the two carriers would now be able to make use of Rich Communication Services (RCS). It looks...

Chrome 59 for desktop arrives with Material Design settings, native macOS notifications & more

The most widely-employed browser for surfing the web, Chrome has today been upgraded to version 59. It is now rolling to desktop users across devices running Mac, Windows, or Linux and...

Gmail intros a machine learning-based phishing detection model to bolster security

In an official blog post on Keyword, Google has today announced that it is upgrading the security and adding brand new features to Gmail to protect you from random spam and...

Google Search adds new ‘Personal’ tab to showcase only your content results

Being the biggest search engine does have its perks. Google has amassed a treasure trove of data about the most random thing that we not be able to think about right...

Netflix is creating a brand new movie that will star Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o

Social media is incredibly powerful. Companies use it to keep tab of trends and often this leads to some amazing things. For instance, a picture that was shared on Tumblr two...

Vine users’ emails and numbers were briefly exposed but, they were not exploited

Vine users are being alerted of a bug that apparently exposed their e-mail addresses and phone numbers to third parties. Parent Twitter is informing all users who may be affected by...

Facebook launches war on clickbait headlines

Facebook on Thursday launched an assault designed to crack down on clickbait headlines, in a push to banish "fake news" from its news feeds. Source

Now, you can even book Ola taxis using its new, lightweight mobile website

Ola is yet again playing catch with its ride-hailing arch-nemesis Uber with the introduction of its new, lightweight mobile website which allows users to book cabs on the go. This new...

Twitter users can now message ‘Support’ chatbot for account help, tips and tricks

Today, Twitter is officially jumping on the AI-powered chatbot bandwagon with the introduction of its very first customer support bot. It had been under testing with a handful of users for...

Yahoo buying $3 billion worth of own shares before sale

Yahoo will buy $3 billion of its own shares ahead of its sale to Verizon, a proposal that will expire on June 13, the internet giant disclosed Tuesday in a regulatory...

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