Hackers steal over ₹222 crore from Tokyo crypto exchange

A crypto exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies. Remixpoint, which runs...

Twitter to begin testing ‘hide replies’ feature in Canada

Twitter users are getting more control over which comments are visible in the conversations they start. The company has been testing and talking about this feature since...

1.5 crore phones in India hit by new malware ‘Agent Smith’...

Aptly named, Agent Smith virus is taking over Android phones across the world. It has so far infected over 25 million phones of which...

Microsoft may make Windows 10 password-free by 2020

Microsoft is planning to make computers running Windows 10 operating system password-less and replace it with Windows Hello face authentication, fingerprints, or a PIN...

Apple opens 1st China app design and development accelerator

Apple  has opened a design and development accelerator in Shanghai — its first for China — to help local developers create better apps as the...

Google testing new social networking app ‘Shoelace’ in NYC

After shutting down failed Google+ in April, the big G is giving this social network thing another go. It’s currently trialing Shoelace, a hyperlocal network...

WhatsApp may let users edit sent, received media within app itself

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will let you edit media files that you've sent or received on the application. The feature is being...

Nintendo is updating the original Switch with a new CPU and...

It looks like Nintendo is planning to upgrade the original Switch with a new processor and flash storage, according to filings with the Federal Communications...

Anti-bullying Instagram tool warns before posting offensive comment

Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may...

Xiaomi uses Apple’s ‘Memoji’ ad to promote its ‘Mimoji’

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi uploaded an Apple ad to its own website to promote its new feature ‘Mimoji’, which is similar to Apple’s ‘Memoji’. The...

Alipay adds beauty filters to its facial recognition payment system

We all know how startling it can be to accidentally open a front-facing camera and find your own unassuming face looking back at you....

Waymo gets California permit to transport people in self driving cars

Waymo,  Google’s  former self-driving venture that is now a business under Alphabet, has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its robotaxis, TechCrunch...

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Samsung working on foldable AR glasses, suggests patent

Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality (AR) glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech...

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