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WhatsApp Seeks Nod of RBI to Open Payment Service for All

Instant messaging app WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels has written to the Reserve Bank of India seeking a formal nod to expand payments services to all its 200 million users in Indian sub-continent.

Facebook is Helping Governments to Shut Down Dissent with Definition of Terrorism, says UN Expert

An independent expert appointed by the UN’s Human Rights Council has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to express concerns about the company’s overly broad definition of terrorism and the apparent lack of a comprehensive human rights-based approach to the policies governing access to and use of its platform.

Under Pressure From Indian Government, WhatsApp Imposes More Curbs

Under pressure from the Indian government over reported abuse of WhatsApp in spreading rumours of 'child lifting' which lead to mob-lynching incidents in various parts of the peninsula, the administrators of the messaging giant announced to impose more curbs on mass forwarding of messages using their app.

Tool to Monitor ‘Your Time on Facebook’; May Help in Self-Policing

Facebook has reportedly introduced a new feature, tentatively titled ‘Your Time on Facebook’, that would provide information about how much time users spent on the platform each day in a week, along with the average time spent on the site per day.

Facebook Privacy Breach: Social Media Giant CEO Mark Zuckerberg Issues Full-Page Apology

Amid ongoing controversy surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica for massive privacy breach, the Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg has issued a full-page advertisement in seven newspapers across the United Kingdom and three across the United States apologising for the data breach.

There’s Still A Piece of Canada Stuck To Australia: Scientists Claim

At its closest point, the western coast of Canada is more than 7,000 miles away from the edge of Australia. But the world map hasn’t always been that way.

Apple Apologizes For Slowing Down Older IPhones

Tech giant apple on Friday apologised unconditionally for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it claimed was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns

Its Official, Apple Admits To Slowing Down Older Iphones

In a rare confession the tech giant Apple on Thursday reportedly issued a statement in which it has evidently admitted that it does  slows down

WhatsApp rolls out Pinned Chats and two more features for iPhone users

WhatsApp has recently rolled out a new update on iOS platform. 2.17.40, the latestWhatsApp version, brings in features like pinned chats, all forms of file support, and the facility to delete multiple images at one time.

Scientists May Discover “Alien Life” with in Next Two Decades

Humans may be able to detect alien life within the next two decades, according to experts who believe that the hunt for life beyond our planet may soon yield results.

Seven Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star Found by NASA

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.

WhatsApp Data Security Concerns: SCI notice to Facebook, Centre

Supreme Court of India on Monday (January 17) sought a response from both the Centre as well Facebook over non-security of data and conversations on WhatsApp.

WhatsApp Stopped Working on Devices Running Older Versions of Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

WhatsApp has stopped supporting older operating systems, which means WhatsApp won't work on older phones. Earlier WhatsApp had announced end support to some older phones running Android 2.2 Froyo and below, Apple iPhones running iOS 6 and below, and Windows Phone 7.

Whatsapp to End Support for Older Phones – Here is the List

In February this year, WhatsApp had announced it will stop supporting older smartphones. Now as the end of the year approaches, WhatsApp’s support for some of the older devices will be coming to an end.

Indian Security agencies raise alarm against Whatsapp end-to-end encryption, media reports

The online messaging giant Whatsapp recently rolled out end-to-end encryption, which means that the whatsapp messages turn more secure. Various reports in Indian media notes that the Whatsapp move has worried Indian “security agencies” as these agencies may now find to hard to snoop into the communications of Whatsapp users.

End to End Encryption: Massive Security upgradation by Whatsapp

Messaging giant Whatsapp has rolled out "end to end encryption". According to Whatsapp this move will protect messages from being snooped by cybercriminals, hackers, "oppressive regimes" and even the Whatsapp itself.

Teens using digital media at night face depression, sleep deprivation: study

It is no rocket science that people who use digital media at night may suffer sleep disorder. It is common for people of any age. But a latest study claims that among teenagers a high level of digital media use during the night may also cause depression besides sleep problems.