WhatsApp raises minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe

WhatsApp raises minimal age from 13 to 16 in Europe

(Reuters) — WhatsApp will ask European customers to verify they’re no less than 16 years outdated when they’re prompted to agree new phrases of service and a privateness coverage supplied by a brand new WhatsApp Ireland Ltd entity within the subsequent few weeks. It will not be clear how or if the age restrict will probably […]

Google wants to double the number of podcast listeners in the next few years

Google needs to double the variety of podcast listeners within the subsequent few years

Google is quietly making adjustments throughout its services to make it simpler to find and hearken to podcasts. The tech big needs to double the variety of podcast listeners worldwide, in response to Pacific Content. While Google’s objective sounds lofty, it’s not unrealistic. The majority of people who hearken to podcasts use an iPhone, leaving an […]

iOS 11.three.1 fixes unresponsive third-party iPhone eight shows

It’s unclear if the replace may also resolve the problem relating to repairs completed with genuine replacement Apple displays, which apparently impacts the automated brightness stage when positioned by third-party restore corporations. According to our report, this is a matter that dates again to iOS 11.1, and will someway be tied to the corporate desirous […]

FCC’s net neutrality rules officially end, but 18 ISPs promise to stay honest

FCC’s web neutrality guidelines formally finish, however 18 ISPs promise to remain sincere

The Federal Register confirmed that the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules would come to an finish on April 23, and now, that has come to go. The killing blow entered the register on Thursday, February 22, stating that the FCC returns to the “light-touch regulatory scheme” that saved America’s public-accessed web in examine because the […]

Google nominates 45 Android apps and games for the 2018 Play Awards

Google nominates 45 Android apps and video games for the 2018 Play Awards

Google has unveiled the nominees for the Google Play Awards 2018. The successful Android apps and video games will obtain awards on May 7, that means this yr the occasion will probably be scheduled forward of the corporate’s I/O 2018 developer conference. Google had 12 classes in 2017, however this yr has lower the quantity […]

Lumos Labs makes Train of Thought brain game free for a week

Lumos Labs makes Train of Thought mind recreation free for every week

Lumos Labs, maker of the favored Lumosity mind video games, introduced that it’s granting gamers limitless, free entry to its hottest new recreation, Train of Thought for every week. The recreation has been performed 500 million occasions by 20 million folks. It is a part of the San Francisco firm’s cognitive consideration class and particularly challenges […]

It's 2018, and Google just proposed an instant messaging tool with no encryption

It's 2018, and Google simply proposed an instantaneous messaging instrument with no encryption

It’s 2018, 5 years after Edward Snowden’s paperwork revealed the scope of US and allied mass surveillance; after a string of revelations about creepy private-sector cyber-arms-dealers who promote spying instruments to stalkers, criminals, and autocratic governments, Google has proposed “Chat,” a brand new Android customary for fast messaging with no encryption and therefore zero […]

Spotify brings on-demand listening to its free cellular app

That music ought to eat much less of your valuable bandwidth, too. Spotify now has a low knowledge mode that cuts utilization by as a lot as 75 %, which might make all of the distinction when you’re on a slower connection or a capped plan. The up to date free service is rolling out […]

Amazon can now leave packages in your car trunk, starting with GM and Volvo

Amazon can now depart packages in your automobile trunk, beginning with GM and Volvo

First it was in-home deliveries, now Amazon needs to ship items on to your automobile’s trunk. The ecommerce big at the moment introduced a partnership with General Motors that may open up in-trunk deliveries to 2015 (and newer) linked vehicles Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac autos with an lively OnStar distant entry subscription, along with Volvo […]