Twitter

Twitter will now show a warning notification to users if they try to like a flagged tweet

 The micro-blogging platform began showing a warning before the 2020 US presidential election when the users tried to retweet a flagged tweet

Snapchat

Snapchat launches Spotlight to showcase popular videos; top creators to earn $1mn a day

Earnings are determined by a proprietary formula which rewards Snapchatters primarily based on the total number of unique video views a Snap gets in a given day

Google. IANS Picture

Google Pay will remove the payments feature from its website and add transfer fee

Starting early in 2021, you won't be able to use pay.google.com to send and receive money from other people

Organised movements help counteract hate speech on Twitter

Organised movements help counteract hate speech on Twitter

Citizen-generated counter speech may help discourage hateful online rhetoric, but it has been difficult to quantify and study

Milagrow introduces 2 affordable floor cleaning robots

These robotic vacum cleaners can be remote controlled from anywhere to get your home sanitised

Both the devices display real-time progress and mapping while cleaning on the users' mobile device

Research report: Cyber frauds in India may go up in 2021

Research report: Cyber frauds in India may go up in 2021

This could be a result of more users getting connected to the Internet and entering the digital payments ecosystem

Smartphones

No, most teenagers are not irrevocably addicted to technology; new research shows these fears are overblown

"This research addresses the moral panic about technology that we so often see," said Joshua Goode, a doctoral student in sociology and co-author of the paper

Samsung

Samsung to discontinue its Galaxy Note series

The brand will launch a Galaxy Z Fold 3 with S Pen next year

Google

Google is reportedly testing its Task Mate service in India

Users can earn money by doing simple tasks for other users through the service 

People who spend more time on their smartphones are more likely to act impulsively

Do you spend a lot of time on your smartphone? Here's what researchers have to say about your habit

People who spend more time on their smartphones are more likely to act impulsively

Cutting-edge gaming titles revealed at this year's G-Star Global Game Exhibition

Cutting-edge gaming titles revealed at this year's G-Star Global Game Exhibition

Game developer WeMade Co. showcased its first massively multiplayer online role-playing (MMORPG) Mir 4 for mobile platforms

LG

South Korean electronics brand LG patents laptop with rolling display

According to the image, it also looks like the keyboard and touchpad can fold onto itself to take up even less space when it's not being used

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Review: Fan-tastic value

It’s pretty to look at, particularly in the lavender colour, but there are red, navy, mint and white variants available as well

AI

Researchers say that AI may predict movie ratings in future, before the movie is even shot!

Such an approach could allow movie executives the ability to design a movie rating in advance and as desired

Joe Biden

Twitter account @POTUS will be handed over to Joe Biden on Jan 20 

Twitter has said they will do this regardless of whether incumbent leader Donald Trump concedes before that or not