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Microsoft Moves Court As Several Xbox Accounts Hacked
Microsoft has filed a complaint in a federal court saying that, since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds in the open market. According to a report in The Verge on Monday, Chinese website iGSKY -- that presents itself as a gaming service company ..
Instagram Gets New Archive Option To Temporarily Hide Your Posts
Instagram is rolling out a new "archive" feature that will let the users hide any of their posts from everyone else but keeping them safe to look at in private and/or restore to visibility. When Instagrammers do not get the traction they want from their posts, they delete the content which also d..
Microsoft Introduces Teams Connector For Flow
US tech giant Microsoft has announced Microsoft Teams connector for Flow that enables users to alert team of any new activity by posting messages to an existing Teams channel. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that bring together people, conversations and content, along with..
Snapchat, Facebook Fuelling Augmented Reality Growth
Fuelled by Snapchat Lenses and Facebook Stories, augmented reality is gaining fast traction in the US, a new report from market research firm eMarketer reveals. In 2017, 40 million people in the US will engage with some form of augmented reality (AR) at least monthly, up 30.2 per cent over last ..
Microsoft Cloud Services To Empower NGOs In India
Microsoft India on Friday announced to make its Azure Cloud services available to eligible non-profit organisations as part of its 'Public Cloud for Good' initiative. Qualifying non-profits can avail free Azure credits worth $5,000 for a year to unlock benefits such as insight, agility and opera..
Ola Together With Google Launches ‘Progressive Web App’
Cab aggregator Ola on Thursday announced the launch of its "Progressive Web App" (PWA), a lightweight data friendly mobile website that offers users, especially in smaller towns and cities, an app-like experience on smartphones. Additionally, PWA presents itself as a convenient option for "Outst..
Facebook Takes Measures To Curb Bogus Live Streams
In its mission to fight bogus live streams, Facebook has updated its developer policies so that people cannot use the platform just for attention grabbing and flooding people's news feeds with irrelevant content. The move will also explicitly forbid live videos that are "only images" (including ..
Now Answer Questions Before Joining Facebook Group
Ensuring that right persons are added in a Group, Facebook has rolled out a feature that allows admins to set up three questions for people requesting to join the Group. This allows admins to screen the potential member and make sure the added member does not troll or spam the Group, TechCrunch ..
Cyber Security Firm F-Secure Acquires Digital Assurance
Cyber security company F-Secure on Thursday acquired British security consultancy firm Digital Assurance to make it easy for organisations to address the cyber security needs with the help of a single vendor. The acquisition will allow F-Secure to combine its cyber security solutions with the Dig..
iPhone Sales Dip In Q2
Apple sold 50.8 million iPhones in the first three months of 2017, down one per cent year-on year, according to the company's second quarter results. Apple CEO Tim Cook blamed a "pause" as customers wait for the next iPhone which is due to release later this year, the BBC reported on Tuesday. ..