Australia Fines Musk’s X $385,000

Australia’s internet safety watchdog on Monday fined Elon Musk’s X, saying the social media platform had failed to show how it is cracking down on child sexual abuse content. ESafety commissioner Julie Inman Grant has slapped an Aus$610,500 (US$385,000) fine on the company formerly known as Twitter, criticising its “empty talk” on the issue. Inman […]

Why iPhone 15s Run Hot – Apple

Apple has acknowledged user complaints that iPhone 15 and 15 Pro phones are overheating, reports Forbes, but said that contrary to speculation, it has nothing to do with the phone’s hardware design. Forbes noted an update to Instagram has already rolled out with version 302, released September 27th, to address some of the issues. Bloomberg notes an unnamed Apple spokesperson specifically […]

X (Twitter) Has Paid Almost $20M To Creators, CEO Says

The company formerly known as Twitter has paid out nearly $20 million to creators, according to a post from X CEO Linda Yaccarino. The platform, now called X, began paying creators in July for a share of the ad revenue they earned from ads served in the replies to their posts to other verified users. To be […]

CHAT GPT Can Now Browse The Internet

The generative AI platform ChatGPT can now fetch data directly from the internet and gather up-to-date information in real-time, its creator OpenAI said Wednesday, in a major milestone for the software. Until now, ChatGPT’s responses to user queries were based on a vast database, which did not contain information from after August 2021. “ChatGPT can […]

Meta Announces AI Chatbots With ‘Personality’

Meta has announced a series of new chatbots to be used in its Messenger service. The chatbots will have “personality” and specialise in certain subjects, like holidays or cooking advice. It is the latest salvo in a chatbot arms race between tech companies desperate to produce more accurate and personalised artificial intelligence. The chatbots are […]

OpenAI Is Reportedly Raising Funds At A Valuation Of Over $80 Billion

OpenAI is in discussions to possibly sell shares in a move that would boost the company’s valuation from $29 billion to somewhere between $80 billion and $90 billion, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing people familiar with the talks. Employees would be allowed to sell their existing shares rather than the company issuing new ones, The […]

iOS 17: 10 New Features That Just Launched

In June, Apple announced iOS 17 with a wide range of new features and changes for the iPhone. Following over three months of beta testing, the free software update will be released this Monday, September 18 for the iPhone XS and newer. Below, we have recapped 10 key features coming to the iPhone with iOS 17, with additional […]

Musk Considers Charging All X Users Monthly Fee

Elon Musk has sparked outrage among fans of his social media platform X by suggesting he might introduce a monthly fee for all users, in what would be the biggest shake-up since he took over the site then known as Twitter last October. During a talk with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Musk […]

Top Features of New iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max

After months of leaks, rumors, and speculation, Apple has officially announced the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. They are the most expensive new iPhones yet, with prices starting at $999 for the 6.1-inch iPhone 15 Pro with 128GB of storage and $1,199 for the iPhone 15 Pro Max with 256GB of storage. […]

Apple Set to Unveil iPhone 15 Today

Apple is expected to debut its iPhone 15 lineup Tuesday at the company’s annual September keynote event, and it could introduce the biggest change to the phone’s design in 11 years. The press event, which Apple teased with a “wonderlust” tagline, will take place at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, and will be livestreamed on its website, […]

Apple Shares Fall Following Reports Of China iPhone Ban

Staff in at least three Chinese ministries and government bodies were told not to use iPhones at work, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Taiwan’s TSMC 2330.TW, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple supplier, dropped about 0.7%, outpacing a fall of about 0.3% in the benchmark index .TWII. Shares of ASE Technology Holding Co Ltd 3711.TW, […]

Google To Make New Law On Political Ads & Ai

Google will soon require that political ads on its platforms let people know when images and audio have been created using artificial intelligence (AI). The rules have been created as a response to the “growing prevalence of tools that produce synthetic content”, a Google spokesperson told the BBC. The change is scheduled for November, about […]

X (Twitter) To Start Collecting User Biometrics

Social media giant X, formerly Twitter, is changing its policies to allow the collection of biometric data from its users. The new policy goes into effect on 29th September, and may be linked to Mr Musk’s ongoing efforts to rid the platform of bots by strengthening ID verification. The move comes after litigation by Illinois residents in […]

X To Introduce Video Calls

The social media platform X will begin offering video and audio calling, owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday, a step towards turning the former Twitter into an “everything app.” “Video & audio calls coming to X,” Musk wrote in a post on the platform, without specifying when the new features would be available. The calling […]

WhatsApp Introduces Screen Sharing

WhatsApp today introduced screen sharing as its latest feature to enhance the video-calling experience on its platform — taking on traditional video conferencing apps, including Microsoft Meet, Google Meet, Zoom, and Apple’s FaceTime. The new feature, announced this morning by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg through a Facebook post and on his Instagram channel, will allow you to share […]

Elon Musk Announces New Logo For Twitter

Elon Musk announced on Sunday that Twitter’s new logo, an X, would go live, replacing the distinctive bird logo in what would be the latest in a series of controversial shake-ups to the social media platform under his stewardship. “X.com now points to twitter.com,” the Tesla chief executive tweeted Sunday afternoon. “Interim X logo goes live […]

Threads: Instagram Launches App to Rival Twitter

Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company’s newly-launched Threads app aims to outrival Twitter. Experts say Threads could attract Twitter users unhappy with recent changes to the platform. Threads – which is not launching in the European Union for now – allows users to post up to 500 characters, and has many features […]

15 Things You Should Know About Apple’s $3,500 Headset

Apple Inc. has finally made good on its much-anticipated mixed-reality headset today during the WWDC 2023 developer conference with the Vision Pro, which Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook described as a “spatial computer.” It comes at the rather high price tag of $3,499 and ships early next year. This puts it in competition with Meta […]

Elon Musk Announces New Twitter CEO

Elon Musk, on Thursday, said that he has hired a new Chief Executive Officer to replace him as the Twitter boss and its newly named X Corporation parent. He revealed this on his official Twitter handle on Thursday night, adding that the new CEO would resume in about six weeks. “Excited to announce that I’ve […]

Elon Musk Says He Has Hired New CEO Of Twitter

Billionaire Twitter owner, Elon Musk, says he has hired a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the social media platform he acquired in last October. Musk, who made the announcement in a Twitter post on Thursday, said the new CEO will be starting in six weeks while his role will transition to being the Executive […]