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Twitter to show users when a bad tweet is taken down

San Francisco, Oct 18 : Twitter will now highlight when it takes an action on a bad tweet – making its over 330 million users understand that the tweet was forcibly taken down and not deleted by its user owing to public outrage. According to the micro-blogging platform, once it requires …

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WhatsApp working on linked accounts, vacation mode features

San Francisco, Oct 18 : WhatsApp is reportedly working out on three new features, including linking your account to Instagram, in order to improve its chat and notifications for its over 1.5 billion users. Apart from Linked Accounts, the two other features under development are: Vacation and Silent Mode, said WABetaInfo, …

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NASA’s Chandra Observatory back in action

Washington, Oct 16 : NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory, observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, is back in action after suffering a glitch due to the failure of the gyroscope and going into safe mode last week. The cause of Chandra’s safe mode on October 10 has now been understood …

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Apple’s cheaper iPhone XR to generate more revenue

San Francisco, Oct 16 : Apple is likely to sell its new and cheaper iPhone XR faster than the luxury iPhone XS and XS Max, an Apple analyst has claimed. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with TF International Securities who often accurately predicts Apple’s future device plans, more people would …

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead

Seattle, Oct 16 : Paul Allen, who along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft 43 years ago has died, his family announced. He was 65. In a statement, Allen’s relatives said that the businessman died on Monday afternoon in Seattle, where Microsoft has its headquarters, from non-Hodgkins lymphoma. “My brother was a …

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Sundar Pichai publicly addresses Google’s China-centric plans

San Francisco, Oct 16 : Google CEO Sundar Pichai has for the first time gone public about his company’s China-centric plans and has stressed on its need to re-enter the Asian nation that has the world’s largest population, a media report said. Pichai was speaking on Monday at Wired Magazine’s 25th …

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NASA’s Chandra telescope in safe mode due to glitch

Washington, Oct 13 : Barely a week after NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode, its Chandra mission has also suffered a glitch possibly due to the failure of the gyroscope, the US space agency said. The Chandra X-Ray Observatory, observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, has entered a …

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