Robinhood To Start Rolling Out Crypto Wallets
Robinhood is rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users, allowing them to send and receive cryptocurrencies through their brokerage accounts, the company said in a blog post on Thursday. Out of nearly 1.6 million people on a waitlist for the crypto wallet, the top 1,000…
Meta Seeks To Teach Online Safety On Messenger Kids
Meta-owned Facebook on Thursday announced that it is launching Pledge Planets on Messenger Kids — an activity to help kids learn how to use the internet safely and practice making healthy decisions online.
Google Launches Beta Of Android Games On Windows PCs
Google is reportedly launching a limited beta of its app to bring Android games to Windows PCs.
Instagram Testing Subscription Service For Creators To Sell Content
American photo and video sharing social networking service Instagram has started testing subscriptions, a new feature allowing creators to offer paid followers access to exclusive content.
Samsung Introduces Exynos 2200 Processor With Xclipse GPU Powered By AMD RDNA 2 Architecture
Samsung Electronics, announced its new premium mobile processor, the Exynos 2200. The Exynos 2200 is a freshly designed mobile processor with a powerful AMD RDNA 2 architecture-based Samsung Xclipse graphics processing unit (GPU).
Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Reaches 25 Million Subscribers
Microsoft has revealed that its Xbox Game Pass has gained 25 million subscribers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tesla Owner Faces Criminal Charges For Deadly Autopilot Crash In US
In a first, serious criminal charges have been filed against a Tesla Model S owner in the US for a deadly crash in 2019 that involved the vehicle’s advanced driver assist system called ‘Autopilot’.
SpaceX Now Has 1,469 Starlink Satellites Active: Musk
Billionaire Elon Musk said that there are now 1,469 Starlink satellites active, with 272 “moving to operational orbits currently.
Apple Allows Dating Apps To Offer 3rd Party Payment Options
Apple will let dating app developers offer alternate payment options in the Netherlands, in compliance with a ruling by the Dutch regulator. The tech giant, however, has decided to appeal against the ruling in a higher court.
TikTok Saw $2.3 Billion In Consumer Spending In 2021
The global consumer spending in TikTok has only continued to grow. Users spent approximately $2.3 billion last year on the mobile app, which includes the iOS version of its Chinese localization Douyin.
Nigeria Lifts Ban On Twitter After 7 Months
The Nigerian government has lifted the ban on Twitter, imposed in June last year, saying the micro-blogging platform has agreed to set “a legal entity” in the West African nation during the first quarter of this year.
Spotify Shuts Down Its Podcast Studio, Lays Off Staff
Spotify has shut down its podcast studio and laid off some members of the team, the media reported.
WhatsApp Rolling Out Global Voice Note Player For iOS Beta
WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new global voice note player on iOS beta that will let users listen to a voice message while on a different chat.
Nvidia Acquires HPC Software Company Bright Computing
Graphics chip giant Nvidia has acquired Bright Computing, a leader in software for managing high-performance computing systems used by more than 700 organizations worldwide, for an undisclosed sum.
Worldwide App Downloads Totaled 36.1 Billion Last Quarter
In total, worldwide app downloads reached 36.1 billion in Q4 2021, a 2.7 percent year-over-year increase.
Researchers Use AI To Search For Next Sars-Like Virus
An international research team of scientists has demonstrated the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict which viruses could infect humans, like the Covid virus and which animals host them, and where they could emerge.
Tesla Asks Fanbase To Support Push To Allow Direct Sales In NY
Elon Musk-owned electric vehicle company Tesla is using its “Tesla Engage” platform to ask its fanbase to support a new push to convince the New York governor and legislature to allow direct sales of its electric vehicles in the state.