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Remote work is becoming the new norm, should tech industries be worried?

Back in 1822, Charles Lamb, British poet and essayist wrote in a letter to poet William Worsworth “You don’t know how wearisome it is to breathe the air of four pent walls without relief, day after day,” describing the agony he faces while working in the East India Company’s office located in the heart of London’s Leadenhall Street.  It’s safe to say Lamb would’ve […]

Here are some new features from WhatsApp

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a number of new features that will transform the way we text on a daily basis. Similar to Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook, WhatsApp is planning on rolling out reactions to messages for both individual and group chats. WABetaInfo shared a screenshot showcasing the new feature, revealing that users will have […]

iPhone 13 line will have up to 1TB of storage

If your iPhone is always running out of storage, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuohas has good news for you. Kuohas released a report days before Apple’s California Streaming event on September 14th, noting that the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will each provide 1TB storage configuration. The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini are […]

FTC calls to break up Facebook, reviving antitrust lawsuit

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) refiled its antitrust lawsuit against Facebook on Thursday, demanding that the judge forces the tech giant to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.  The new case comes after Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia notified the FTC in June that the original lawsuit filed in December against Facebook, failed […]

Tencent shares tank by 10% after China media attack

Some of China’s biggest gaming firms experienced a 10 percent decline in shares on Tuesday, after being labelled as “spiritual opium” by a state-owned media outlet. China’s largest social media and video games firm Tencent recorded a plunge of 10 percent during early trade, while NetEase lost as much as 14 percent in Hong Kong; […]

Anti-Vaxxers app gets booted off Apple’s AppStore

As the world is reaching closer to achieving herd immunity, disinformation and vocal resistance from anti-vaxxers has been stronger than ever. However, their momentum is battling a strong opposition.  The battle against disinformation has been taken up by Apple, who booted an app called “Unjected” from its App Store on Saturday; a platform that regards itself as a safe community […]

AI-equipped robot shocks fans during the basketball Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kicked off in July, showcasing its technological advancement after it got postponed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.   Luckily, the postponement gave creators and innovators the time to utilize the latest technology to offer those who tune in to watch an experience of a lifetime.  One of the many inventions that took audiences by […]

Musk vs. Bezos: A rivalry reaching the moon

Two of the world’s high-profile tech geniuses, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, have been competing against each other over their respective space ambitions. Musk owns SpaceX, a space transportation company that was recently awarded by NASA a $2.9 billion contract to build the spacecraft in charge of helping astronauts travel down the lunar surface by […]

EITC reports high net profits within the UAE telecom industry

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) boasted on Monday significant progress, revealing a net profit of $65.4 million in the second quarter of this year in contrast to its $58.5 million recorded at the same time last year.   EITC has officially witnessed an 11 percent year-on-year (YoY) increase in net profits for the second quarter of 2021. The UAE telecom industry is primed for growth, as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications […]

Elon musk's SpaceX will explore life outside earth

Elon Musk’s rockets and spacecraft company SpaceX has been officially chosen by NASA to explore one of Jupiter’s icy moons, Europa, to discover whether it can host conditions suitable for life.  All the way from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A, Elon Musk’s SpaceX will support NASA with the launch of a Falcon Heavy rocket for an award of $178 million. From there, the responsibility will shift solely on to Europa Clipper spacecraft […]