Tag Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Facebook is creating 500 more jobs in London Next Year

 Facebook has announced its plans to create an extra 500 jobs in the UK when it opens a new headquarters in London next year. The move means the company will employ 1,500 people in the capital in 2017 – an increase of 50%. Facebook’s European head Nicola Mendelsohn, who is to announce the plan at the CBI conference on Monday, ...

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10 Things That Are DRAINING Your Phone Battery

 1. Improper Charging If you let your phone drain completely, you may be reducing the capacity of its battery. Instead, try to keep your phone at around a 50 percent charge. 2. Charging It in the Case Your case can cause your battery to overheat during a charge. To prevent this, try to get into the habit of removing the ...

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Tesla buys German automation firm to drive up production

US electric car maker Tesla on Tuesday said it would buy German engineering firm Grohmann to help ramp up production at its heavily-automated factories. “Several critical elements of Tesla’s automated manufacturing systems will be designed and produced” in Pruem in western Germany, the California-based firm said in a statement. Tesla, founded by tech billionaire Elon Musk, aims to produce 500,000 ...

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Google is making sure Gmail users remember to vote

 If you’re registered vote and ready to cast your ballot on Tuesday, chances are you already know where to vote. But Google’s Gmail isn’t taking any chances, and has started showing some U.S. users an automatic banner message reminding them to vote when they log into their Gmail accounts.  he initial message is short and to the point: “It’s almost ...

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Facebook sued over ads based on racial preference

 A class-action lawsuit is accusing Facebook of breaking housing and job ad discrimination laws. A Pro Publica investigation last week revealed that the social network lets marketers exclude users by “ethnic affinity.” The lawsuit, first reported by Business Insider, alleges that such targeting tools are a breach of federal housing and civil right laws. The law states that advertisements can’t ...

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Facebook launches its version of Snapchat’s animated lenses

Facebook launches its version of Snapchat’s animated lenses. The social network is now starting to add the feature to its live streaming service. The feature, called masks, will be available within Facebook’s app as well as the Mentions app for verified users. The feature allows you to add animated overlays to your live videos. The filters themselves are pretty similar ...

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You can now make Video callls on WhatsApp – New feature

 You already send text messages and make voice calls with WhatsApp, now you can also make video calls through the app — provided you’ve an Android phone, for now. Though the company hasn’t begun advertising this yet, but new beta versions of its Android app come with the ability to make video calls. If you and your friend are both ...

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Google’s Pixel smartphones go on sale in India today – Tuesday

Google announced today that stores across Indian cities will start selling the Pixel and Pixel XL starting Tuesday. This is a welcome move for many in the country who were hoping to grab the smartphone ahead of the Diwali festival later this month. Google unveiled the Pixel smartphones earlier this month. Flipkart, Google India’s online seller partner for Pixel smartphones, ...

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