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Should social media live-streaming be banned?

Would you want your teenager to watch terrorists killing people in the real world or someone committing suicide? No one, in their right mind, would ever want their kids to get exposed to such events, simply for the repercussions that such content can have on young impressionable minds. But with a smartphone on their hand and Facebook installed in it, chances of… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

3 ways to be smart on social media

A smarter use of social media can improve your sense of well-being. This past year, many people deleted their social media accounts following revelations about privacy violations on social media platforms and other concerns related to hate speech. As people adopt their resolutions for the year, it is likely that many more will reconsider their social media use. However, as a scholar of social… Read More »

The lessons children should be taught when it comes to social media

The conventional code of polite behaviour has undergone a modern makeover, with the introduction of “social media etiquette” to help combat the rise of “online verbal abuse and bullying”. Social media presenter Aziz Al-Sa’afin spoke to Duncan Garner. Watch the video.  [“source=forbes]

Social media sadness can be avoided

A recent study published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology would seem to confirm what common sense and conventional wisdom have already told us: social media is making us sadder. The study, titled No More FOMO: Limiting Social Media Decreases Loneliness and Depression, studied the effect of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat usage on the levels of… Read More »

Jio Phone 2 Fourth Flash Sale to Be Held Today at 12pm on Jio.com: Price, Specifications, More

Jio Phone 2, the successor to the highly popular Jio Phone, is set to go on sale for the fourth time in India today. The feature phone will be available through flash sale at 12pm IST, and the sale will be conducted through the company’s official website. Unlike last year’s Jio Phone, the Jio Phone 2 sports a QWERTY keyboard… Read More »

Social Media Data Mining, Face Recognition Tools to Be Given to Security Agencies: Home Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Cybercrimes posing “big challenge” to security establishment: Singh Terrorists using the “dark Internet” to recruit operatives, he said “We have created a cyber-security division in the home ministry” Security agencies are trying to obtain new software and improved face-recognition technology to enable themselves to dig deeper into social media about a criminal whose record is unavailable in… Read More »

2019 iPhone Models Could Be Controlled Without Touch

Apple already brought 3D sensing-powered facial recognition to the smartphone world by introducing the TrueDepth Camera system on the iPhone X. While the Cupertino company is expected to retain its original technology this year, the ultimate plan is likely to leverage 3D sensing to enable a multi-hovering experience as well as an enhanced list of augmented reality (AR) features. The 2019 iPhonemodels are… Read More »

Nokia X7 Display Panel Leaked in Images, Tipped to Be the Phoenix Variant

Just two days ago, HMD Global launched the Nokia X5 and Nokia X6 global variants – Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus- in India. While the Nokia 5.1 pricing wasn’t revealed at the event, the Nokia 6.1 Plus is priced competitively at Rs. 15,999 in the country. Now, a fresh leak indicates that the company is also working on a Nokia X7 variant. The Nokia X7 variant is also tipped… Read More »

Qualcomm Begins Sampling Flagship 7nm Mobile SoC, Expected to Be Snapdragon 855

Global chipset-maker Qualcomm’s next flagship processor, which is likely to be Snapdragon 855, will be built on the 7nm process technology. The company on Wednesday announced it has begun sampling the first chips to its customers. Apple is also likely to use the 7nm process for its upcoming A12 SoC, as is Huawei for its in-house HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC.… Read More »