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

17 Apr 2020

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.

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

03 Apr 2020

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.

Computex 2020 postponed, due to COVID-19 outbreak

25 Mar 2020

Computex 2020 postponed, due to COVID-19 outbreak

Computex 2020, one of the biggest computer shows in the world, has been rescheduled.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google I/O cancellation, Twitter's 'stories', costlier iPhones, and more

08 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google I/O cancellation, Twitter's 'stories', costlier iPhones, and more

This week, we have witnessed the continued impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the global tech industry.

Google's biggest event, I/O 2020, canceled over coronavirus concerns

04 Mar 2020

Google's biggest event, I/O 2020, canceled over coronavirus concerns

Google I/O will not take place this year.

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

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.

GDC 2020 postponed over coronavirus fears: Details here

29 Feb 2020

GDC 2020 postponed over coronavirus fears: Details here

This year's Game Developers Conference, aka GDC 2020, has been postponed.

Google employee in Zurich contracts coronavirus: Details here

29 Feb 2020

Google employee in Zurich contracts coronavirus: Details here

A Google employee has contracted the novel coronavirus.

Geneva Motor Show canceled over coronavirus concerns

28 Feb 2020

Geneva Motor Show canceled over coronavirus concerns

After Mobile World Congress and Facebook's F8, the 2020 Geneva Motor Show has also been canceled.

Facebook's F8 developer conference canceled over coronavirus concerns

28 Feb 2020

Facebook's F8 developer conference canceled over coronavirus concerns

Facebook has canceled the in-person portion of its F8 developer conference due to concerns stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus.

Facebook's redesigned new look starts rolling out

12 Jan 2020

Facebook's redesigned new look starts rolling out

"The New Facebook," which is the redesigned avatar of the social network's desktop website, has finally started rolling out.

After Twitter, Facebook comes up with a redesigned desktop site

21 Oct 2019

After Twitter, Facebook comes up with a redesigned desktop site

Just a couple of months back, Twitter redesigned its desktop website and faced immense criticism for the move.

Soon, Facebook will remove Instant Games from Messenger

28 Jul 2019

Soon, Facebook will remove Instant Games from Messenger

At the recent F8 conference, Facebook had announced plenty of changes for Messenger, noting that the service would become faster/lighter than ever.

F8: This is how Facebook and Instagram will change now

01 May 2019

F8: This is how Facebook and Instagram will change now

A few hours ago, Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its F8 developer conference.

Now, Facebook is working on machine capable of reading minds

10 Mar 2019

Now, Facebook is working on machine capable of reading minds

Even after several privacy-related debacles, Facebook is working on projects that may not get the best of responses.

How to unlock Facebook Messenger's dark mode using emojis

04 Mar 2019

How to unlock Facebook Messenger's dark mode using emojis

Just as Google continues to develop a system-wide dark mode for Android Q, Facebook has released a dark theme of its own.

Facebook could soon launch its video chat gadget

21 Sep 2018

Facebook could soon launch its video chat gadget

Just a day after Amazon's Echo product show, reports have surfaced that Facebook is planning to foray into the consumer tech segment with a product called 'Portal'.

Is Facebook the new Tinder? Dating feature is undergoing testing

04 Aug 2018

Is Facebook the new Tinder? Dating feature is undergoing testing

Two months after Facebook announced its upcoming Dating feature during its F8 developers conference, reports have surfaced saying that the social media giant has already started testing the feature internally.

You can now make group voice, video calls on WhatsApp

31 Jul 2018

You can now make group voice, video calls on WhatsApp

In May, at Facebook's F8 developers conference, the social media giant had announced that its messaging platform, WhatsApp, would be bringing group calls with voice and video support.

WhatsApp Android beta gets 'Mute' button for notifications panel

17 Jul 2018

WhatsApp Android beta gets 'Mute' button for notifications panel

Following reports that WhatsApp was testing two new features to be incorporated into the notifications panel, the Facebook-owned messaging service has now rolled out the 'Mute' option on the notification panel for all users having the latest WhatsApp beta version on their Android devices.

WhatsApp rolls out group voice and video calling feature

21 Jun 2018

WhatsApp rolls out group voice and video calling feature

WhatsApp has finally started rolling out its group voice and video calling feature, which was announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference in May.

All the new WhatsApp features you should know about

28 May 2018

All the new WhatsApp features you should know about

WhatsApp has been on a spree of rolling out new features on both iOS and Android and making the popular chat app more user-friendly.

WhatsApp group video call is live, here's everything to know

21 May 2018

WhatsApp group video call is live, here's everything to know

WhatsApp group video calling feature which was announced some days ago at the F8 developer conference has gone live for a limited set of users.

Facebook uses public Instagram images to train image recognition AI

03 May 2018

Facebook uses public Instagram images to train image recognition AI

At its ongoing F8 developer conference in California, Facebook has detailed how it's using Instagram images to train its image recognition artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.

WhatsApp to soon get group video calling feature

02 May 2018

WhatsApp to soon get group video calling feature

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed at the company's F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, that WhatsApp will launch the group video calling feature in the coming months.

Facebook is the new Tinder: It is developing dating features

02 May 2018

Facebook is the new Tinder: It is developing dating features

Facebook is developing dating features to allow users to meet non-friends on the social network, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the company's F8 developers conference in San Jose, California.

Facebook to launch voice-based video chat home device

15 Jan 2018

Facebook to launch voice-based video chat home device

According to media reports, Facebook is foraying into the devices market and has developed a voice-based home video chat device called Portal.

Apple ropes in NASA tech whiz to bolster AR efforts

27 Apr 2017

Apple ropes in NASA tech whiz to bolster AR efforts

When it comes to scouting talents for its dream team; it appears that even outer space is not a deterrent for Apple.

Facebook showcases its next big leap at F8 meet

19 Apr 2017

Facebook showcases its next big leap at F8 meet

Two billion users of Facebook are to witness yet another developed version of the social media platform following the annual developers' meet at San Jose.

Facebook to launch group chatbots at F8 conference

30 Mar 2017

Facebook to launch group chatbots at F8 conference

Facebook's F8 annual global developer conference is set to be held in San Jose from 18th to 19th April.