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Working Hard To Meet Indian IT Rules For Social Media: Facebook

With the deadline to comply with the new IT rules meant for big social media platforms in India ending on Tuesday, Facebook said that the company aims to comply with the provisions of the new intermediary guidelines and is working towards it.

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Twitter, Facebook May Not Be Able To Operate In India From May 26

The deadline to comply with the new legal rules meant for big social media platforms, which were issued by the government three months ago, is ending on Tuesday, threatening the operations of the likes of Twitter in India.

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OPPO Begins To Deliver Its Products To Your Home Via WhatsApp

Smartphone brand OPPO on Monday announced home delivery of its products with a simple text on the WhatsApp app.

Microsoft Office For Android Gets Dark Mode
Microsoft Office For Android Gets Dark Mode

The latest Office app for Android will now automatically enable the dark mode if you have set that as a system preference on your Android device.

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Air India's Passenger Info Compromised In Global Data Breach

National carrier Air India on Friday reported that some information of its passengers has been compromised in a massive cyber data breach with its vendor SITA PSS.

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Twitter To Relaunch Blue Badge Verification With 6 Categories

"We're gradually rolling it out to everyone to ensure that we can review applications in a timely manner," the company said.

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Google Tests New Tool To 'Follow' Sites In Chrome On Android

Google is testing a new feature for its Chrome browser on Android that lets users "follow" sites to create an updating list of new content they publish.

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WhatsApp New Privacy Policy Row In India; Telegram Vouches For User Privacy

Telegram on Thursday reiterated that unlike many other messaging apps, it is not dependent on a third-party platform to store its user data that leads to an additional layer of security, thus eliminating the possibilities of a back-door access.

Microsoft Announces Retirement Of Iconic Internet Explorer On June 15
End Of An Era! Microsoft Announces Retirement Of Iconic Internet Explorer On June 15

"With Microsoft Edge capable of assuming this responsibility and more, the Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired and go out of support on June 15, 2022, for certain versions of Windows 10."

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Google Unveils New Feature For Faster Connectivity

In a bid to make all devices work better together, tech giant Google has announced a new feature Fast Pair that helps make it easier and faster to connect to Bluetooth devices around.

Google Phone App Introduces Caller ID Announcement Feature, Know Steps To Enable
Google Phone App Introduces Caller ID Announcement Feature, Know Steps To Enable

The Caller ID announcement in the latest Google Phone build might be especially useful if you are listening to music or general audio and have it unceremoniously cut short due to a random incoming call.

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Pre-Registrations For PUBG's Indian Version Now Live On Play Store

South Korean video game developer Krafton on Tuesday announced that the pre-registration for PUBG's Indian version "Battlegrounds Mobile India" is now live on Google Play Store for fans in India.

Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams Available For Personal Use With Free Video Calls 24/7

Microsoft has launched the personal version of its communication app Teams for use among friends and families that offers all-day free video calling.

ISRO To Share Portable Medical Oxygen Concentrator Technology
ISRO To Share Portable Medical Oxygen Concentrator Technology

VSSC has developed medical oxygen concentrator 'Shwaas', which can deliver an enriched level (over 95 per cent) of oxygen than in air to support patients with respiratory illness or who are on oxygen therapy.

PocketFM Plans Expansion Of Product & Operations
PocketFM Plans Expansion Of Product & Operations

Audio segment will witness exponential growth in the next couple of years and the company is expanding into five new languages -- Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada

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