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While internet firm; Google is set to launch Chrome 68 for desktops later today, Chrome v68 will start labeling all HTTP (unencrypted) sites as not secure effective after roll out. Once your Chrome web browser is updated, the effect will show. The Chrome 68 omnibox will now show the not...
WhatsApp is said to roll out a new feature called Suspicious Link Detection to tackle fake news on the platform. According to a report on WABetaInfo, the feature will allow its users to detect if a received link has some suspicious content - warning the recipients before they attempt to open...
Google-owned video-sharing website, YouTube, according to the company Chief Executive; Susan Wojcicki said the platform now has over 1.9 billion monthly active users and an average of over 180 million hours of watchtime on TV screens every day. "With the increasing penetration of smartphones, data becoming affordable and ever-growing availability of...
The 20 year old Yahoo Messenger (YM), the pioneering messaging app that changed the way we communicated over the internet, was officially brought to rest on July 17th, 2018 while its users were automatically redirected to Squirrel. Users can now no longer access their chats as the service will no...
U.S based telecommunication firm; Verizon Communications Inc. has decided to finally bring the pioneer web messaging platform; Yahoo Messenger (YM) to rest on July 17th, ending its 20 year of service. It's reported that the company is developing another messaging app, Squirrel that will probably be a replacement of YM. "There currently isn’t...
While Ugandans are storming social media most especially micro-blogging website; Twitter about the newly introduced social media tax of UGX200, they should know that one of the reason this was proposed by the H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri K. Museveni was to reduce gossip. He stated that gossip on...
Technology law company; Cyber Law Initiative (U) Ltd, alongside its four directors; Daniel Opio Bill, Moses Baguma, Emmanuel Okiror, and Silver Kayondo have on Monday filed a petition over the social media tax that imposes a daily tax payment of UGX200 in order to use any of the social...
WhatsApp is getting a new feature that allows group admins to control the ability of participants to send messages in the group. Available under the Group Settings menu is a new option called Send Messages that can be toggled for admins or all participants. The feature is available in Android beta version and stable...
Football is the most viewed sport in the world with an estimate of about 3.5 billion fans with its popularity being Europe, Africa, Asia, and America. The FIFA World Cup held every four years has a huge TV audience. In 2006 according to reports by topendsports, over 30 billion people watched...
Twitter said on Wednesday it is changing its service to give more space to major events such as the World Cup, earthquakes, royal weddings, and elections in a bid to make it easier for people to find interesting tweets. Twitter has tried to stand out with users and advertisers by emphasizing...