Tue, Mar 02, 2021

  • Twitter to block users tweeting Covid misinformation
    Twitter has announced to label Tweets that may contain misleading information around Covid vaccinations and will permanently suspend repeated offenders.
    Twitter to block users tweeting Covid misinformation
    The micro-blogging platform has introduced a strike system against such misleading tweets and five or more strikes will result in permanent suspension of the account. We believe the strike system will help to educate the public on our policies and further reduce the spread of potentially harmful and misleading information on Twitter, particularly for repeated moderate and high-severity violations of our rules, the company said in a statement late on Monday.Since introducing the Covid-19 guidance, Twitter said it has removed more than 8,400 Tweets and challenged 11.5 million accounts worldwide.While one strike will cause no account-level action, two strikes will lead to a 12-hour account lock three strikes in another 12-hour account lock four strikes in a 7-day account lock and five or more strikes means permanent suspension of the...
  • Zoom revenue up 369 pc, set for strong growth Zoom revenue up 369 pc, set for strong growth

    Riding on work-from-home scenario in the pandemic, video collaboration and chat platform Zoom has reported a staggering 369 per cent rise in its quarterly revenue at $882.5 million.

  • Uber opens 'Public Transport' option in Chennai Uber opens 'Public Transport' option in Chennai

    The move comes after Uber forged partnerships with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL).

  • OnePlus CEO teases 'moonshot' announcement for March 8 OnePlus CEO teases 'moonshot' announcement for March 8

    OnePlus CEO Pete Lau on Monday teased a moonshot announcement, hinting the next big launch on March 8 which is going to be the OnePlus 9 series.

  • Gionee launches budget smartphone for Rs 6,999 Gionee launches budget smartphone for Rs 6,999

    Smartphone maker Gionee on Monday launched its new budget smartphone 'Gionee Max Pro' for Rs 6,999 in the Indian market.

  • Harman acquires 5G, V2X firm Savari Harman acquires 5G, V2X firm Savari

    Audio equipment maker HARMAN, owned by South Korean major Samsung on Monday announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Savari, a Silicon Valley-based automotive technology company...

  • Galaxy Buds Live boosts sound, auto-switching Galaxy Buds Live boosts sound, auto-switching

    Samsung has started updating its Galaxy Buds Live with features to enhance sound and auto-switching.

  • iOS 14 installed on 86 pc iPhones: Apple iOS 14 installed on 86 pc iPhones: Apple

    Apple has revealed that the iOS 14 installation has increased to 86 per cent of iPhones introduced in the last four years.

  • This is why Bill Gates prefers Android over iPhone This is why Bill Gates prefers Android over iPhone

    Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates prefers an Android smartphone over an Apple iPhone owing to the pre-install Microsoft software in the Android ecosystem that makes things...

  • Turn off 5G to save phone's battery life: Verizon Turn off 5G to save phone's battery life: Verizon

    As the world goes gaga over 5G, US telecom service provider Verizon has advised people to turn off the 5G access on their smartphones to save battery life.