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Coronavirus outbreak: Shakib Al Hasan to auction World Cup bat

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will auction the bat he used in the 2019 World Cup, to raise money amid coronavirus pandemic.

22 Apr 2020


Facebook invests $5.7 billion (Rs. 43,574 crore) in Jio

Finally, Facebook has confirmed the long-rumored plan of teaming up with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries.

21 Apr 2020


Now, WhatsApp allows group calls with up to eight participants

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people locked in their homes, Facebook is upgrading its products to make calling easier and convenient.

20 Apr 2020


Facebook, Google will be required to pay Australian news companies

Big tech giants Google and Facebook will soon be forced to pay Australian news media companies for publishing their content on their respective platforms.

19 Apr 2020


IT giant Cognizant suffers from 'Maze' ransomware attack: Details here

Cognizant, one of the largest tech and consulting companies in the world, has been hit by a major ransomware attack.

17 Apr 2020


Zoom v/s Google Meet: Which one is better?

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, more and more people are rushing to handle most of their jobs from the safety of their homes.

17 Apr 2020

Mark Zuckerberg

COVID-19 crisis: Facebook cancels all large events until 2021

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve around the world, Facebook has decided to cancel all its large events until next year.

16 Apr 2020


Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

16 Apr 2020


What is Houseparty? All about the new face-to-face social network

When you are stuck at home, practising social distancing, it might be a little difficult to deal with all the loneliness.

11 Apr 2020


Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will consider contesting for the post of All India Football Federation (AIFF) President in future.

10 Apr 2020


Facebook sues Indian engineer for running deceptive ads on COVID-19

Facebook has sued an Indian-origin software engineer for making and selling a tool capable of sharing deceptive ads on its platform.

10 Apr 2020


Facebook launches new Quiet Mode: Here's what it does

As billions strive to adjust to their new home-bound routine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook is working to minimize distractions.

09 Apr 2020


Zoom creates 'security council' to fight data privacy concerns

In light of growing privacy-related concerns, popular video-conferencing service Zoom has announced a new 'information security council and advisory board'.

MS Dhoni Academy starts live classes on Facebook amid lockdown

The MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) has commenced live class on Facebook in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

08 Apr 2020


Facebook brings a dedicated chat app for couples: Details here

After launching dating services and taking on the likes of Tinder and Hinge, Facebook has announced Tuned, a dedicated app for couples.

07 Apr 2020


WhatsApp restricts number of messages you can forward: Details here

In a bid to prevent the spread of potentially dangerous misinformation, including those baseless rumors around COVID-19, WhatsApp is imposing new restrictions on message forwarding.

05 Apr 2020


#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

05 Apr 2020


UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

At a time when coronavirus cases are skyrocketing and high-speed internet is more important than ever, people in the UK are setting their 5G towers on fire.

03 Apr 2020


British comedian Eddie Large dies due to coronavirus

Veteran British comedian Eddie Large, best known for his part in Little and Large passed away in England after contracting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

03 Apr 2020

Facebook Messenger

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

More than nine years after launching Messenger, Facebook has made the popular messaging service available as a dedicated app for Windows and macOS users.

02 Apr 2020


Zoom sued for covertly sending user data to Facebook

Zoom, the video conferencing app that shot to fame after billions were put on lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19, has been sued for sharing user data without permission.

01 Apr 2020


WhatsApp working to enable multi-device support, expiring messages

Despite the hiccups stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is doing everything possible to serve its users around the globe.

Coronavirus crisis: Facebook commits $100 million to help news outlets

As companies brace for the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook is extending a helping hand to those who are at the center of all of it - news outlets.

29 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Spanish Princess becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has now claimed the life of a royal. Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

26 Mar 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

21 Mar 2020


Bored of self-quarantine? Try these tech-backed ways for help

The spread of COVID-19 in India has forced the government to close down public spaces.

21 Mar 2020


Amid coronavirus outbreak, F1 drivers will compete in 'virtual races'

The spread of coronavirus has triggered a wave of cancellations and postponements, including that of several race events around the world.

20 Mar 2020


Facebook just banned ads on sanitizers, wipes, and face masks

In a bid to combat price-gouging practices stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Facebook has expanded the scope of its ad policy.

19 Mar 2020


Now, Twitter is banning misleading posts about coronavirus

After Facebook and WhatsApp, Twitter has come into action to combat the spread of misinformation related to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

19 Mar 2020


WhatsApp launches new initiatives to combat coronavirus rumors

A day after Facebook and other big tech companies teamed up to combat misinformation around coronavirus disease COVID-19, WhatsApp, the messaging platform owned by the social network, has come to action.

18 Mar 2020

Social Media

Why Facebook is marking legitimate posts as spam

With the outbreak of coronavirus, people have resorted to social distancing and spending most of their time on social media, games, and OTT apps.

Facebook just pledged $20 million to fight COVID-19 outbreak

As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continues to grow worse around the world, Facebook is doing its part to help combat the pandemic.

12 Mar 2020

Social Media

Facebook giving free Portal devices to employees: Here's why

As the cases of coronavirus continue to increase in the US, Facebook is doing everything possible to make working from home convenient for its employees.

11 Mar 2020


Avoid humans: Coronavirus patient talks about disease on Facebook

The coronavirus outbreak has baffled scientists across the globe and they are struggling to come up with a vaccination.

08 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday signed off from all his social media handles to allow seven women achievers to take over.

04 Mar 2020


Soon, WhatsApp will let you protect chat backups with passwords

A few hours ago, Facebook enabled dark mode on WhatsApp, making the messaging service easier to use in dark environments.

04 Mar 2020


Finally, WhatsApp dark mode rolls out on iOS and Android

After months of beta testing and development, WhatsApp has finally enabled dark mode on Android and iOS.

03 Mar 2020


Google Pixel Feature Drop: Crash detection, motion sense, and more

Keeping the promise of frequent Pixel upgrades, Google has announced the second 'feature drop' for its flagship smartphones.

01 Mar 2020

Social Media

Now, Facebook can turn any photo into a 3D image

Facebook has upgraded its 3D Photos feature to let you create a 3D image out of any shot.

01 Mar 2020


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

This week, we have witnessed a lot of buzz in the world of tech, thanks to several launches, leaks, announcements, and scary security threats.