Twitter tests bigger pictures in timeline for iOS users

The new feature will expand its media embedded in tweets to fill the whole width of a mobile phone's screen

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A secret weapon for self-driving car startups: Humans

The continued human presence in what are supposed to be software-driven, automated vehicles underscores the challenges facing the automated vehicle industry, which has consumed billions of dollars…

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Google’s new Android 12 feature lets users control UI with face gestures

According to reports, the Camera Switches feature, which is one of the accessibility services in the Android Accessibility Suite app, will support gesture controls on the user interface (UI)

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TikTok ramps up privacy protection for teens

TikTok became the latest tech company Thursday to announce tighter protections for teenagers as social media platforms come under increased scrutiny over their privacy safeguards. The short video-…

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Lucasfilm hires YouTube artist behind 'Star Wars' deepfake

A YouTuber famous for making "deepfakes" of scenes from iconic film and television shows including "Star Wars" has landed a job at Lucasfilm after wowing bosses at the Disney-owned company. The…

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Jeff Bezos to hand over Amazon CEO reins on July 5

Jeff Bezos assured investors that Andy Jassy is well known in the company, having been at Amazon almost as long as Bezos

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Artist Pak's creations fetch $16.8 million in first NFT sale at Sotheby's

The Sotheby's foray into NFT selling comes just a little more than one month after the sale of the NFT of the work 'Everydays: The First 5,000 Days' by digital artist Beeple for $69.3 million at…

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Twitch star hits a high with month-long live stream

A Twitch star held a new record for subscribers on Wednesday after winning fans with a monthlong live stream at the Amazon-owned platform popular with video game players

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New scientific discovery may help acquit Aussie mom accused of killing own children

Kathleen Folbigg, considered till now as Australia's worst female serial killer, is serving a 30-year jail sentence

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World Wide Web is 32, but too many young people are excluded from internet, rues inventor Tim Berners-Lee

Too many young people around the world are excluded from accessing the internet, and getting them online should be a priority for the post-Covid era, TimBL, best known as the inventor of the World…

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ISRO's PSLV-C51 successfully places 19 satellites into orbit

PSLV-C51 is the first dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), ISRO's commercial arm, and the launch was watched among others by Brazilian government officials at the mission…

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Dating apps don't destroy love, says study

The findings of a recent study indicate that app-formed couples have stronger cohabitation intentions than couples who meet in a non-digital environment.

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In social media safety messages, the pictures should match the words, finds study

When the 150 parents in the study were shown a trio of posts with matched imagery and text and three other posts with mismatched visual and written messages, they spent far longer on the matched…

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‘Selfies’ may form a new tool to detect any heart disease: Study

It is a known fact that certain facial features are associated with an increased risk of heart disease which includes thinning or grey hair, wrinkles amidst others.

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Microsoft to bid goodbye to Internet Explorer and Edge Legacy after 25 years

On August 17, 2021, Internet Explorer 11 will no longer be supported for Microsoft’s online services like Office 365, OneDrive, Outlook, and more. 

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