Month: April 2019

Minecraft 10-year anniversary celebrations won’t have Notch due to his comments on social media Minecraft creator Marcus ‘Notch’ Persson won’t be playing any part in the popular game’s 10-year anniversary celebrations. Microsoft acquired Minecraft and the studio responsible for it, Mojang, in a $2.5 billion deal back in 2014. Notch hasn’t been involved with the
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Pinterest has been around for a while, but not everyone has used it. When people think of Pinterest they might also think “aesthetic” or beautiful pictures. But what is Pinterest? How does Pinterest work? And how do you use Pinterest? This article explains the basics for beginners looking to start using Pinterest. What Is Pinterest?
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Apple’s 5G modem project lead Ruben Caballero has reportedly left the company in the wake of a division restructure and the recently-signed Qualcomm modem deal. Following his exit from the company, Caballero has been removed from Apple’s staff directory and organisational chart as well, Apple Insider reported on Monday, citing a report by The Information.
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Facebook announced Monday it would make its data available to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms. The leading social network said some 60 researchers from 30 academic institutions across 11 countries were selected under a review process by the Social Science Research
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Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. Spanish-language experience a better understanding of things like word choice and local humor,
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Alphabet’s Q1 earnings were a disappointment for Wall Street, courtesy primarily of ad revenue shortcomings. The hardware team met with some difficulties, as well, owing in part to a stagnating global smartphone market that has impacted virtually all players. CEO Sundar Pichai cited “year over year headwinds” when referring to the company’s smartphone line, following
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This could be the upcoming Motorola Razr revival. The images purporting to be the upcoming smartphone appeared online on Weibo and show a foldable design. Unlike Galaxy Fold, though, Motorola’s implementation has the phone folding vertical — much like the original Razr. This design offers a more compelling use case than other foldables. Instead of
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The great Indian election season has hit midway – with three phases of voting now over and four more to go – but social media platforms are still scrambling to control the spread of election-related misinformation. Social media “warriors” are busy propagating “reworked” and “reoriented” content related to political news, government scams, historical myths, patriotism
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You need to use the latest WhatsApp version on your Android device to get the official Cricket Stickers WhatsApp has announced Cricket Stickers to celebrate the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 tournament. Initially, WhatsApp is rolling out the official Cricket Stickers pack for Android users, though iPhone users would also soon get the new
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