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Instagram Now Lets iOS Users Post the Same Content to Multiple Accounts at the Same Time

If you post content on multiple Instagram accounts, things are about to get slightly easier for you. Instagram is now rolling out a new feature that lets users post the same content on multiple accounts. The feature is currently being made available on Instagram for iOS, but there’s no official confirmation yet on whether it’ll […]

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Amazon May Be Working on ‘Database of Suspicious Persons’ Using Facial Recognition

A patent application filed by Amazon offers a vision of how doorbell cameras could be equipped with new technology that would allow the devices to gather data and identify people considered to be “suspicious.” The application – revealed by the US Patent and Trademark Office last month and first reported by CNN – describes how a series of cameras could […]

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Google Hangouts for Consumers Will Be Shutting Down Sometime in 2020: Report

Google will shut its popular Hangouts service for consumers by 2020, 9to5Google has reported, citing sources aware of the product’s roadmap. Hangouts was launched as a replacement for Gchat in 2013 by the tech titan but has been losing features in recent years as the company has stopped updating the app and taken away SMS […]

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Microsoft’s Emoji8 App Can Evaluate How Well You Imitate Emoji

Microsoft has launched a new app called Emoji8 that allows users to compare their own facial expressions to emojis and get evaluated with scores. “Emoji8 uses Windows Machine Learning (ML) to evaluate your facial expressions while you imitate a random selection of emojis. You can play on the app even when you don’t have an […]

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Microsoft Removes Fake Bing Ad for Chrome That Potentially Contained Malware

Redmond giant Microsoft has now removed a fake Bing ad that claimed to be a Chrome download link, but was instead a deceptive one that perhaps installed malware on to your device. This fake link was the top result when users search for keywords like ‘download Chrome’ on the Edge browser. The link takes users […]

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Microsoft Removes Fake Bing Ad for Chrome That Potentially Contained Malware

Redmond giant Microsoft has now removed a fake Bing ad that claimed to be a Chrome download link, but was instead a deceptive one that perhaps installed malware on to your device. This fake link was the top result when users search for keywords like ‘download Chrome’ on the Edge browser. The link takes users […]

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Snap Hires Two Executives to Take Over From Departing Imran Khan

Snap hired two executives to take on the responsibilities of departing Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan, adding technology-industry veterans to help bulk up its advertising business and build partnerships. Jeremi Gorman, formerly head of global advertising sales at Amazon.com, will be chief business officer. Jared Grusd, who was chief executive officer of the Huffington Post and […]

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Google Maps ETA Sharing Comes to iOS, Now Allows Location Sharing on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger

Google introduced real-time location sharing on Google Maps in March last year to enable sharing your live route and ETA with your contacts easily. This feature allows you to share your current location with people, which then enables them to track you real-time. The tech giant is now improving upon it, and is also bringing ETA sharing to iOS users […]

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Uber’s Mideast-Rival Careem Raises $200 Million to Expand, Expects More Funds

Middle East ride-hailing company Careem said on Thursday it had secured $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,500 crores) in fresh funding from existing investors and that it expects to raise more to finance expansion plans. Careem, which counts Gcarmaker maker Daimler and China’s largest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxingamong its other backers, was estimated to be worth around $1 billion […]

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Google to Charge Licensing Fee for Its Android Apps, Unbundle Chrome and Search in Europe

Google will have to allow smartphone manufacturers to ship Android devices in the EU without Google Chrome preinstalled, as a result of the massive EUR 4.34 billion fine imposed on the company by European Commission antitrust regulators in July this year. In order to avoid additional penalties while its appeal of the fine is pending, Google has announced that it will […]