Technology

Google plans to shut Hangouts to give way to Google chats

They say it will have a better user interface and be an upgrade of its Hangouts platform.

Kenyans to access smart mobile devices in new partnership

Consumers can pay for the same in up to 12 monthly instalments.

5 things that are draining your phone's battery

From charging with your phone case on, find other things you are doing that are draining your phone's battery.

Instagram: Video selfies trial to verify age of teens

The Meta-owned app is testing video selfies with facial analysis software as a new age-verification method.

What is a 'Quantum Internet?'

Sending large amounts of data could be faster than the speed of light.

Italian spyware hacks Apple, Android phones - Google

Google said it had alerted Android users about the spyware.

WATCH: Elon Musk says Tesla's factories are losing billions

He says its due to the ongoing supply chain crisis which was impacted by Covid lockdowns.

How to scan documents using your phone

This will save you time and money, especially if you are not close to a cyber.

Instagram to introduce new age verification tool

In addition to someone uploading their ID, they are also testing two new ways to verify a person’s age.

Samsung fined $9.7m over false water-resistance claims

Samsang claimed the phones could be used in pools or seawater.

Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone's voice

The goal is to make it less robotic.

Twitter tests 'notes' feature with 2,500 word limit

The social media platform normally limits posts to 280 characters.

Canada passes bill to compel local content on streaming platforms

Firms like Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify will be required to offer more local content.

YouTubers Indians turn to for financial advice

Experts laud the fact that financial education is now more accessible, but they also advise caution.

How to change your WhatsApp number in simple steps

Make sure your new phone number can receive SMS or phone calls and has an active cellular connection.

Microsoft stops selling emotion-reading tech

Microsoft has been reviewing whether emotion recognition systems are rooted in science.

Musk says there are still a few unresolved matters with Twitter

Musk, the world's richest person according to Forbes magazine.