On Friday, in an update by Social Product Support Manager Jessica Pelegio on Google’s Product Forums, the tech giant said in light of feedback and concern relating to the “retroactive enforcement of the new policy,” which would impact on bloggers who have held accounts for over 10 years, Google has reversed its decision to ban… Read More »
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Facebook has rolled out suicide prevention and support tools for vulnerable users and their concerned family and friends. Suicide prevention organisations in Australia have applauded the move, and say it could help save lives. The social media network – which has almost 1.4 billion users worldwide – announced the feature at a conference in California… Read More »
Google on Thursday announced that the company is making two important changes in its mobile search algorithms to help users discover more mobile-friendly content. First, mobile-friendly websites will receive a higher ranking in mobile search results from April 21, and second, more content from within apps will be visible in mobile search results for signed-in… Read More »
Apple enjoyed 89% of all smartphone profits in Q4 last year. According to Tech Crunch, Strategy Analytics said that Apple in Q4 last year accounted for 89% of all smartphone profits, equating to $18.8 billion, with Android taking only 11%, or $2.4 billion. It is reported that other platform players like Microsoft, Blackberry and Firefox did… Read More »
Pebble announced a new version of its smartwatch on Tuesday, as the start-up braces for more competition with the arrival of the Apple Watch this year. Pebble Time marks a first for the smartwatch, which first launched on Kickstarter in 2012: a colour screen. However, it’s not the LCD or OLED displays of its rivals,… Read More »
Samsung may indeed outfit one model of its upcoming Galaxy S6 phone with a display that wraps slightly over one side, assuming images leaked on a developers forum are the real deal. Images posted Thursday on the xda-developers forum claim to display two Galaxy S6 phones side by side. One image shows the backs of… Read More »
Apple Inc has been ordered to pay US$532.9 million (S$722 million) after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. Though Smartflash had been asking for US$852 million in damages, the verdict, which came late Tuesday night, was still a costly blow for the US… Read More »
Last week, The Intercept reported that the NSA had been able to capture and store the encryption keys that protect SIM cards. Now, Gemalto—the largest SIM card manufacturer on the planet—has responded, denying the breach and explaining that 3G and 4G networks are unaffected. The reports from last week claimed that the NSA and… Read More »
After a brief listing by a retailer earlier this week, the upcoming HTC One M9 now appears to have been revealed in its full glory courtesy leaked press render images and promo videos. The images and videos have been leaked by the tipster @upleaks, and they reveal almost all aspects of the yet-to-be-announced flagship HTC… Read More »
Google is now in the process of setting up newer and stricter norms to clean up explicit content on their blogging platform Blogger. The company’s ban on adult content on Blogger will take effect from 23 March. These blogs will, however, remain visible to blog owners and admins. In addition, users with whom the blog is shared will also be… Read More »