WhatsApp users can now decide who can add them to groups
To enable the new update, WhatsApp users have to go to settings in their app, then tap account, followed by privacy and groups and then select one of three options: ‘everyone’, ‘my contacts’ or ‘my contacts except’. ‘My contacts’ means only the contacts that a user has in his address book can add him to groups.
Snoop fears: Army asks staff to avoid WhatsApp and FB
The Indian armed forces, has asked officers holding “sensitive appointments” to delete ...
Telcos to gain from more data use as callers may shift to OTT apps
“In a plan with voice tariff hiked and data price being same, calling will...
iOS users rejoice as WhatsApp's new bug fix sends no notification for muted chats
Your notification screen will now become less cluttered.
Internet services suspended, paramilitary forces deployed in Tripura
The notification issued under provisions of Section 5 (2) of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 prohibits the following types of media for the next 48 hours beginning 1400 hours on 10th December 2019 in the entire state of Tripura (i) SMS messages of all mobile service providers (ii) Mobile Internet/Data Service of all mobile service providers, the order said.
Airtel to roll out VoWiFi this month
The VoWiFi technology allows users to connect to a public WiFi hotspot or any standard private home WiFi network and make outgoing calls to any mobile phone number and landline, across operators, using handsets which support the technology. It is designed to plug indoor network gaps as operators continue to find it challenging to get site approvals in residential areas.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
Xiaomi launching disrupting IoT products in India in 2020: Manu Jain
Xiaomi's arch rival, Madhav Sheth-led Realme, has revealed plans to become a tech-lifestyle company in India next year, with introducing a bouquet of IoT products. Others are following suit too. Xiaomi has already shared how its AIoT (AI+IoT) dual strategy is going to shape its product vision.
Twitter representatives appear before parliamentary panel examining cyber security of women
The Twitter India representatives are expected to make a presentation on the issue before the parliamentary panel on women empowerment.
Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On May 20, WhatsApp reported an incident to country's cyber security watchdog Cert-In, stating that it had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices. WhatsApp also told CERT-In that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited to carry out attacks.
Schneider Electric launches 'Easy Homes' bringing IoT to power homes
Easy Homes empowers customers to manage power in their homes through a single app. With four interfaces, it can be operated through Alexa or Google Home, smart phone, remote and switches to control power usage in the house, the company said.
House Panel to meet social media company representatives today
The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Women Empowerment will hold discussions with executives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter on how to tackle bullying, stalking, abuse and harassment of women on social media
WhatsApp finally rolls out dark mode in beta; is it an effort to make up for security breaches?
The dark theme on the WhatsApp beta is still under development.
WhatsApp snooping row: Baghel orders probe
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel seeks a probe into illegal surveillance in the state affairs through Israeli spyware Pegasus that was earlier reported to be snooping on people by enabling a jailbreak system on their devices. A three-member committee is summoned to investigate further into the matter.
WhatsApp introduces 'Catalogs' for small businesses
Catalogs are a mobile storefront for businesses to showcase and share their goods so that people can easily browse and discover something they would like to buy.
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