• Sat. Sep 18th ,2021


Irish regulator to investigate TikTok over China data transfer concerns

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which is the European Union's lead data privacy authority for many global internet firms, has reportedly initiated two investigations against the Chinese-owned short-video platform over the processing of children's data and transferring user inform

Apple releases emergency security patch to block zero click spyware

Apple Inc., the American multinational smartphone manufacturer, has reportedly rolled out an emergency software update to patch a security flaw after it was discovered that it allowed a prominent spyware, associated with the infamous Israel-based NSO Group, to infect a Mac computer, iPhone, or Apple

OPPO launches its entry-level wireless earphones ‘Enco Buds’ in India

Chinese consumer electronics company OPPO has recently launched its entry-level wireless earphones coined 'OPPO Enco Buds' in India. According to sources, the Buds will be available for purchase from 14th September exclusively on e-commerce platform Flipkart, at the launch offer price of US

TikTok beats YouTube in terms of 'average watch time' in the US and UK

A recent report has reportedly suggested that the average time spent per user on TikTok is higher than that on YouTube in the US and the UK. However, the latter holds the top spot for overall time spent, although not per user, owing to its larger user base. Credible sources have reported that YouTu

WhatsApp fined USD 193 million for violating EU data protection rules

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has reportedly fined WhatsApp a sum of USD 193 million for violating the EU data protection rules. The decision comes after a three-year investigation into the messaging app owned by social media platform, Facebook Inc. This is the second-largest fine impo

Instagram to improve search functions for better photo & video reach

The primary aim of this move is to enhance discovery of posts and encourage exploration. The company will add keywords in English and then move to other languages. Instagram has recently announced that it is planning to feature photos and videos more prominently in search results soon. This cha

LOVE unveils a modern asynchronous audio and video messaging app

LOVE, a London-based tech startup, is reportedly launching a messaging app that combines video calling with asynchronous video and audio messaging. Through this app, the company aims to deliver a privacy-focused and ad-free experience using numerous bells and whistles, including artistic filters as

Over 40 million customers of T-Mobile hit by a US data breach

T-Mobile US Inc., a leading American mobile telecommunication company, has reportedly claimed that the personal data of more than 40 million of its customers has been exposed by a US data breach. According to reports, the company is calling it a “highly sophisticated cyberattack.” As pe

Samsung launches two new foldable 5G Galaxy smartphones in India

Samsung, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer, has reportedly announced that starting 10th of September 2021, its latest foldable smartphones, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G and Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, will be made available in the Indian market at an initial price of ₹84,999. According to credible repor