AR Filters Must Carry Warnings on Beauty Enhancement: BAAPS

The augmented reality (AR) filters and lenses available on social networking platforms like Instagram and Snapchat should come with health warnings, experts believe. They must say that “the appearance from the filters... Read more »

WhatsApp Dark Mode Spotted in Android Beta

  WhatsApp has updated its Android beta app to version 2.19.82, and the app teardown reveals that the company is finally making some headway with Dark Mode. This anticipated feature has cropped... Read more »

WhatsApp Launches Second Campaign to Fight Fake News Ahead of Lok Sabha Elections

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Monday launched the second-leg of its “Share Joy, Not Rumours” education campaign to encourage the responsible use of its platform ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. In addition to... Read more »

Clippy, Microsoft’s Office Assistant, Makes a Brief Reappearance Before Being Killed Off Again

  Microsoft has confirmed that its old Office assistant Clippy, the animated paper clip character, is not making a comeback, at least not anytime soon. Born in Office 97, Clippy offered hints,... Read more »

Microsoft Teams Turns 2, Gets Customisable Backgrounds for Video Chat, Secure Private Channels, and More

  Microsoft Teams – the Redmond giant’s workplace productivity and collaboration service – is celebrating its two-year anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, the company has announced a host of new features for... Read more »

PUBG Mobile Bans Players Below 13 Years of Age in China

  Online multiplayer battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG, has been imposed with a digital lock and now users under 13 years of age would have to ask their... Read more »

Cows Get Their Own Tinder-Style App for Breeding in UK

Cows and bulls searching for “moo love” now have a mobile app to help their breeders. A UK farming startup introduced a Tinder-style app, called Tudder, that lets farmers find breeding matches by viewing... Read more »

Facebook Expands Fact-Checking in India Ahead of General Election

Facebook Inc is expanding its fact-checking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the world’s largest democracy prepares for a general election that must be held by May, the... Read more »

Swiggy Acqui-Hires Bengaluru-Based AI Startup Kint.io

Online food ordering and delivery app Swiggy on Monday announced it has acqui-hired Kint.io, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that applies deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in video, for... Read more »

Swiggy Acqui-Hires Bengaluru-Based AI Startup Kint.io

Online food ordering and delivery app Swiggy on Monday announced it has acqui-hired Kint.io, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that applies deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in video, for... Read more »