Twitter has become the first social media company to lose its intermediary status in India. It would now be treated as a publisher and can be held liable for user-posted content on its platform.
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Lina Khan has been appointed as one of the commissioners of the FTC after being nominated for the job by President Joe Biden in March this year. Her appointment signals an increased focus on big tech.
Sony has confirmed that CD Projekt RED's role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 is finally coming back to the PlayStation Store after being removed due to issues with the game at launch.
Revue, the newsletter service that Twitter acquired back in January, is getting a deep integration into Twitter profiles. Users will be able to subscribe to newsletters with a click of a button.
Gamers have reported niggling issues when trying games they acquired through the Xbox Game Pass game subscription for a long time. Finally, a workaround to fix these issues has been detailed.
Microsoft Teams seems to be experiencing a blocking bug. A recent update seems to have caused a "Select a certificate" prompt to be displayed to Teams users before they can use the software.
The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Roblox. It has also aggressively started sending takedown notices to Twitch for removing unlicensed content.
Facebook has been reportedly working on its first smartwatch which will debut in the summer of 2022. It features a unique design with a detachable camera module and a health sensor.
At its WWDC 2021 event today, Apple unveiled macOS 12 Monterey. It brings refreshes to the Safari browser, FaceTime improvements, media sharing and iCloud+ privacy protections, and more.
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to make Bitcoin legal tender of the country. At 39 he is the youngest president in Latin America and is known to break from norms.
The bureau wants information on readers who accessed an article published by USA Today related to the death of two of its agents. The details demanded fall within a specific 35-minute time frame.
The social media giant has been blocked two days after it removed a post by the country's President and suspended his account for 12 hours. The goverment used Twitter to announce a ban on Twitter.
Jony Ive, who left Apple in 2019 after 30 years to form his own independent design firm called LoveFrom, has reportedly recruited about four Apple design team members to his new design company.
Boom Supersonic, the aviation startup that is trying to bring supersonic flights back into the mainstream, has formed a partnership with United Airlines to supply up to 50 supersonic aircraft by 2026.
The Norton 360 antivirus program is getting a feature that would allow users to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency within the application itself. It also features a cloud-based coin storage wallet.
Google is attempting to rival Apple in the privacy department. After introducing various privacy-related changes in Android 12, it is now making it more difficult for app developers to track users.
Online retail company Amazon is being investigated for a breach of antitrust law by DC Attorney General Karl Racine. The complaint has been filed due to alleged monopolistic policies for sellers.
Russia's Roskomnadzor internet commission has ordered Google to comply with its order of removing illegal content or face fines and have its services throttled in the country. It gave Google 24 hours.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that prevents social media companies from knowingly 'deplatforming' Florida politiciations. The bill was proposed in February after Trump was banned.
After being hidden for almost 20 years, a new easter egg has been revealed by one of the original developers of the 2001 Xbox console. It is different from the previously known Eggsβox easter egg.
WaveOptics is the supplier for displays in Snap's newest SPS 2021 Spectacles. The announcement comes a day after Snap launched its new product which is only available to select creators for now.
Apple is rumored to be re-designing the Apple Watch this year, renders of which have now been leaked. The device might sport a flat-edged designed and might be offered in a new green color.
Google announced a few updates for Maps at its I/O conference. These include routing updates, enhancements to Live view, new details in street maps, pronounced busy areas, and more.
Language Model for Dialogue Applications or "LaMDA" as Google calls it, is a new open-ended conversational AI model that can engage in a free-flowing way about a seemingly endless number of topics.
Apple has a range of AirPods and HomePods available in the market. But none of the models support the newly launched lossless audio feature of Apple Music. Spatial audio is supported though.
Sony Interactive Entertainment wants to bring betting to its consoles. It has filed a patent that would allow players to bet on esports using fiat currency, bitcoin, or even in-game items.
Following a deal with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp., Redbox is set to become a publicly-traded company with a value of $693 million. It will be competing against the likes of Netflix and Disney+.
A security researcher has published code on GitHub that takes advantage of an exploit recently patched by Microsoft. The Redmond firm recommends users install the latest patches to avoid issues.
Epic Games is again in the courts, this time suing Chinese augmented reality headset maker Nreal for infringing on its Unreal Engine trademark. Nreal is planning to enter the U.S. market this year.
Samsung Display has unveiled its next-gen OLED panel technologies. The new display panels are a part of the Display Week 2021 online exhibition, in which Samsung is participating virtually.
Clubhouse, the invite-only audio social media platform which has been exclusive to iOS since its launch, has announced general availability of its Android app. It was released as a beta last week.
Details of the biggest and most significant update to Android since Lollipop have been leaked just days before Google's I/O event which is scheduled for May 18 through May 20, 2021.
Cloudflare says humans waste about 32 seconds per instance totalling 500 years per day on CAPTCHAs. The company is launching an experiment to get rid of CAPTCHAs completely and end this "madness".
Microsoft Windows 10 update KB5000842 is causing a high-pitched noise while using Dolby Digital audio 5.1 in certain conditions. This issue has been confirmed in Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2.
Ireland suffered a crippling ransomware attack on its health care systems, which lead to the shutting down of all its IT systems including COVID-19 testing and other patient services.
It will be available in the Insider Alpha ring this week, but it'll roll out to everyone soon. Microsoft is looking for feedback before it rolls out the Dolby Vision HDR option more broadly this year.
According to sources, Colonial Pipeline paid DarkSide hackers nearly $5 million in ransom. This news comes just after it was revealed that German chemical company Brenntag also paid $4.4 million.
Switch consoles are flying off the shelves and Nintendo is currently unable to make enough to meet demand. The company also said its becoming "more uncertain" about its production plans for the year
Samsung had announced in 2019 that it would invest more than $115 billion by 2030 into its logic chip businesses. Now the tech giant says it is increasing it to an eye-watering $151 billion.
The new black and red controllers continue the two-tone approach of the original white DualSense controller. Both controllers will go on sale next month, but release dates will vary by region.