WhatsApp delays new privacy policy by three months amid backlash over data sharing with Facebook- Technology News, Firstpost

Press Trust of IndiaJan 16, 2021 11:00:19 IST Houston: WhatsApp announced that it will delay by three months the implementation of a new privacy policy that has faced massive backlash with tens of millions of its users moving from the platform to rivals like Signal and Telegram. The policy change was originally scheduled to come […]

Amazon faces class-action lawsuit over eBook pricing- Technology News, Firstpost

ReutersJan 16, 2021 00:16:34 IST (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc was slapped with a class-action lawsuit on Thursday accusing the e-commerce giant of inflating the prices of ebooks in collusion with some publishers. The lawsuit alleges that Amazon and the five largest U.S. publishers, collectively called the ‘Big Five’, agreed to price restraints that cause consumers […]

Over 90 percent of heat cause by man is absorbed by ocean, temperatures have reached record high in 2020- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingJan 15, 2021 19:53:22 IST A new study, conducted by researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has found that the temperatures in the upper 2,000 metres of the ocean hit a record high in 2020. The study further illustrated that just over 90 percent of the additional heat due to human-caused […]

Galaxy S21 Ultra announced at $1,199, Galaxy S21+ at $999, Galaxy S21 at $799- Technology News, Firstpost

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison. Samsung is hosting its annual Galaxy Unpacked event today, 14 January. The event is scheduled to begin at 8 pm IST, and will be live-streamed on Samsung’s […]

CIA declassifies hundreds of official docs on UFO sightings, research from 1970s onwards- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingJan 13, 2021 18:34:21 IST The CIA has declassified more than 700 documents about UFO sightings and research dating back to the 1970s. According to a report by Daily Mail, the dossier, filled with files on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs) was published on The Black Vault website on Thursday. The founder of Black Vault, […]

Samsung 110-inch micro LED, JetBot 90 AI+ robot, Galaxy Upcycling at Home, more announced- Technology News, Firstpost

Nandini YadavJan 11, 2021 21:16:54 IST On the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021, Samsung showcased a number of products from AI robots, AIoT home devices, to solutions for a sustainable future. “Our innovations are designed to provide more personal and more intuitive experiences that express your personality. We’re hard at work to bring you […]

Apple, Google deplatform Parler over lack of moderation; app has been drawing Trump supporters after Twitter crackdown- Technology News, Firstpost

The New York TimesJan 10, 2021 12:25:21 IST Parler, a social network that pitches itself as a “free speech” alternative to Twitter and Facebook, is suffering from whiplash. Over the past several months, Parler has become one of the fastest-growing apps in the United States. Millions of President Donald Trump’s supporters have flocked to it […]

Twitter’s full statement on why it permanently suspended Donald Trump’s account- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StaffJan 09, 2021 09:27:17 IST Twitter on Friday banned United States President Donald Trump’s account, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence” following the violence at the Capitol on Wednesday. In a detailed explanation posted on its blog, the company said Trump’s recent tweets amounted to glorification of violence when read in the […]

Holiday Highlights at Rainbow School

Pictured left to right: Landon O’Neil, Lydia O’Neil, Seamus Loud This year the preschool was not able have their annual Christmas party, due to Covid-19, but they did perform a play called “An Elf Story” and sing Christmas songs for their teacher to video. All the students received a gift before the school closed for […]

OnePlus fitness band confirmed to feature SpO2 monitor ahead of expected India launch on 11 January- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingJan 08, 2021 19:22:51 IST OnePlus India has confirmed that its upcoming fitness band will feature an SpO2 monitor, which will allow users to track their blood oxygen levels. OnePlus Smart Band is rumoured to be launched in the country on 11 January. “Staying safe just became easier. With the SpO2 monitor built in our newest […]

Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves- Technology News, Firstpost

MongabayJan 07, 2021 18:45:36 IST All told, this was a pretty bleak year. The COVID-19 pandemic brought tragedy and confusion; fires razed parts of Australia, the Amazon, and the Western U.S.; and the world is still barreling headlong into the sixth mass extinction of species. But positive stories emerged. Species were brought back from the […]

TCL to showcase next gen Mini-LED and future display technologies at the event- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingJan 06, 2021 17:06:30 IST TCL Electronics has on Wednesday (6 January) announced that it would be showcasing next-generation Mini-LED and future display technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021. For the first time ever, the event will be ‘digital CES’. TCL said that it will be joining multiple sessions at CES 2021, […]