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New Facebook update to prioritise trustworthy news: Zuckerberg

San Francisco: After tweaking its News Feed to allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now announced to prioritise news that is trustworthy, informative and local.

Twitter finds more Russia-backed accounts, to notify 7 lakh users

San Francisco: Twitter has identified an additional 1,062 accounts associated with the Russia-backed Internet Research Agency (IRA) accused of interfering with the 2016 US presidential election.

Facebook might bring Stories on desktop

SAN FRANCISCO: Although Facebook 'Stories' is not as popular as it is on Instagram and WhatsApp, the social media giant is convinced that the feature can fetch money through effective advertising and due to this, the company might soon launch it on desktop.

Apple App Store web interface gets iOS 11-like design

SAN FRANCISCO: In a design overhaul, Apple has updated its cumbersome App Store web interface similar to the user-friendly iOS 11 App Store.

This Microsoft bot can sketch like humans

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is developing a bot that can draw what you want it to by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology -- programmed to pay close attention to individual words when generating images from caption-like text descriptions.

Apple, Google employee shuttles under attack in California

San Francisco: Apple and Google have been forced to reroute their shuttles ferrying employee after the vehicles were attacked with either pellet guns or rocks several times on the way to office.

Idea Cellular offers 'cashback' worth Rs 3,300 on Rs 398 recharge

NEW DELHI: Telecom service provider Idea Cellular on Thursday announced "cashback offer" worth Rs 3,300 on online recharges of Rs 398 and above till February 10, 2018.

Twitter, Facebook to inform users about Russian propaganda ads

WASHINGTON: Twitter has told a US Senate committee that the micro-blogging platform is working towards alerting its users who may have seen Russia-linked advertisements during the 2016 US presidential election.

Facebook feature to let group members watch videos together

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has introduced a feature called "Watch Party" that will let the members of a group watch videos and interact with each other at the same time.

BenQ launches two 4K UHD HDR home cinema projectors

NEW DELHI: Taiwanese electronics company BenQ on Wednesday launched two 4K UHD HDR projectors for the theatre-like experience at home.

Facebook and YouTube helping MSMEs drive business growth

BENGALURU: Facebook and YouTube have become the platforms of choice for the Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), accounting for 80 per cent of their total social media traffic, followed by Instagram, Blogger and Quora, a report said on Wednesday.

Apple, Tencent reach 'understanding' over WeChat tips

SAN FRANCISCO: Resolving its long standing issues with Tencent, the owner of WeChat, Apple has now allowed the social platform to send tips over the popular messaging app.

Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

NEW DELHI:  Google and US-based online education company Coursera on Wednesday launched Google IT Support Professional Certificate programme that will help create entry-level IT support jobs globally, including in India.

HPE launches Intel-powered customer experience centre for smart cities

GURUGRAM: Technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) India on Tuesday launched an Intel-powered Customer Experience Centre (CEC) here that will demonstrate Internet of Things (IoT)-based smart city solutions.

BlackBerry 'Jarvis' to secure self-driving cars Honor View 10: Dependable mid-premium flagship contender (Tech Review) Facebook might lose lose $23 bn after announcing changes to News Feed Microsoft Accelerator, Accenture Ventures to empower start-ups in India Irish teenager wins Facebook payout over revenge porn Apple HomePod releasing in few weeks: Report Nikon Launches Massive 180-400mm NIKKOR Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens at CES Facebook to tweak News Feed to bring family, friends closer Google's first India Cloud Platform set to empower enterprises, SMBs Twitter, Facebook asked to disclose more information on fake news WhatsApp Group chats can easily be infiltrated: Researchers Facebook testing local news section on its platform Samsung India launches Galaxy A8+ smartphone for Rs 32,990 Switch voice to video calls with new feature on WhatsApp Facebook may soon launch home video chat product Dell launches new PCs, software at CES iPhone battery explodes at Zurich Apple store, one injured Facebook, Xiaomi to launch VR headset in China Google doodle honours Indian-American biochemist Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant 'M' Google loses nearly 250 employee bicycles a week: Report Disruptive technologies to supplement existing ones in 2018: Lenovo Smartron's new phone to cost nearly Rs 10K Nokia 6 (2018) with 'Bothie camera' launched: Price, specifications Google deploys patch for security flaws in chips Mark Zuckerberg's New Year resolution; 'Fix Facebook' Microsoft ties up with Adaptive Biotechnologies to enhance diagnosis Rs 29,999 Honor View 10 in India on January 8 Samsung forays into budget tablet market in India 4GB Samsung 'Galaxy On' to cost nearly Rs 15K
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