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Japanese Firm Sues Apple Over ‘Animoji’ Feature In iPhone X
Tokyo-based firm Emonster that owns the trademark for "Animoji" in the US, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for using the same word for a feature in the iPhone X. Emonster owns an iOS app called "Animoji" that lets people send emoji that are animated in a loop like GIFs. The iPhone X's "Animo..
Facebook ‘Building 8’ Head To Quit Just After 18 Months
Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's secretive research lab "Building 8", is leaving the company, just after 18 months at the helm. "Today I am announcing that early next year I will be leaving Facebook to focus on building and leading a new endeavour. I will be working with leadership over the next ..
WhatsApp For Android Beta Version Brings Major Updates
The newest Beta version of WhatsApp for Android has several updates, including a smaller app size and a feature that would notify the contacts when you change your number, a media report said. According to technology website Teknepolis, the latest package 2.17.375 takes up less space when downloa..
Google India Launches New AdWords Features
Aiming to help advertisers reach customers in a better way, Google India on Thursday launched new AdWords features that will load pages 20 percent faster to provide instant information. "With the new AdWords, there is less clutter and more intuitive workflows, allowing advertisers to now quickly ..
Twitter Brings ‘In-Stream Video Ads’ To Marketers In India
In a move to enable brands to align with videos from Twitter's premium content partners across sports, news and entertainment, Twitter on Thursday launched "In-Stream Video Ads" to marketers in India. Amazon, Maruti, and Motorola have already come on board as first brands to innovate with "In-Str..
Ericsson Launches Small Cell Solutions To Improve Network Coverage
In a bid to provide better mobile coverage and prepare networks for 5G, global tele-communications service provider Ericsson on Wednesday launched three new scalable small cell solutions -- "Multi-Operator Dot", "Multi-Dot Enclosure" and "Strand-Mount Unit". The "Multi-Operator Dot" solution deli..
Truecaller’s Update For iOS App To Filter Out Junk Texts
Leading communication app Truecaller on Tuesday announced the addition of a new spam-filtering feature for iOS app that will filter out SMS and MMS spam from iMessage and send them to a junk tab. The feature works similar to junk email, which is filtered into a designated spam folder. Now, us..
Twitter Fixed ‘Bug’ That Enables Advertisers To Reach Racists
Twitter has fixed a "bug" on its platform that allowed advertisers to target "Jew haters" and others with racial epithets and terms like "Nazi", the microblogging site announced. According to a report by The Daily Beast on Friday, Twitter ads returned 26.3 million users who may respond to the ter..
Gmail For Android Now Gets Archiving Interface Tweak
An update to Gmail app for Android devices is being rolled out that brings some minor but visually distinct changes to the service. Swiping to archive an email is now presented in a different way, giving users access to an undo button located at the bottom of the screen. This placement makes it e..
Google To Launch Second-Gen Pixel Phones On October 4
Google's second-generation Pixel phones would be officially unveiled on October 4, the company has revealed. A new video and website launched by Google asks smartphone owners to "stay tuned for more on October 4." "This date lines up with last year's announcement of the original Pixel devices ..