Facebook Denies Sidelining Research on Site’s ‘Divisiveness’

Facebook on Wednesday defended itself against a report that it shelved internal research indicating that it was dividing people instead of bringing them together. The social media network’s algorithms are aimed at getting users to spend more time on the site. But they “exploit the human brain’s attraction to divisiveness,” a slide from a 2018 …
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OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8 Sale in India Postponed, Special Limited Sale Announced Instead

OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 sale is postponed in India. OnePlus said that it had to alter its sales plan after production was halted temporarily last week. The two phones were supposed to go on sale from May 29, Friday, on Amazon India and OnePlus sites. The new sale date for the OnePlus 8 …
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Google Maps Ramps Up Support for Local Businesses

Google’s popular map service on Wednesday added more ways for people to engage with local businesses struggling to survive the economic hit of the coronavirus pandemic. The Google Maps enhancements were touted as part of an effort to help small shops and restaurants. They come a week after Facebook unveiled free tools for retailers to …
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BevQ App Crosses Over 1 Lakh Downloads Hours After Going Live on Google Play

BevQ, Kerala’s liquor sale virtual queue management app, is finally available to download via Google Play Store for Android users. The much-awaited Kerala beverages app is provided by Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) while it is developed by Kochi-based startup called Faircode Technologies Private Limited. Notably, in less than 24 hours since its launch, the …
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Superman Star Henry Cavill to Return to DC Film Universe: Reports

Henry Cavill’s Superman could be back. Multiple reports say that Cavill will return as the Man of Steel in an upcoming DC Comics movie, though it won’t be a sequel to the 2013 eponymous movie. Cavill’s Superman is also said to be not a part of the next two entries in the DC film universe: …
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Mi TV Stick, Xiaomi’s New Android-Based Streaming Device, Launching Soon: Report

Mi TV Stick could be the next streaming product from Xiaomi. Soon after the launch of the Mi Box 4K in India, Xiaomi has now revealed a new product in its streaming devices range that could be launched in the coming months — the Mi TV Stick. Xiaomi Germany revealed it in a product briefing, …
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Apple Starts Allowing Customers in India to Configure MacBook, Mac Computers Based on Their Requirements

Apple has started allowing customers in India to configure iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Mac computers based on their requirements. The new service, which is currently live through certain Apple Authorised Resellers in the country, already existed in markets including Canada and the US for quite some time. It lets customers pick their …
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Trump to Sign Executive Order on Social Media Today: White House

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices. The officials gave no further details. It was unclear how Trump could follow through on the threat of shutting down privately owned companies …
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SpaceX, NASA Delay Milestone Mission Over Lightning Fears

After a day of suspense, SpaceX’s landmark launch to the International Space Station — the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade — was scrubbed Wednesday due to fears of a lightning strike. With NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into the Crew Dragon capsule, the launch …
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Amazfit T-Rex Smartwatch With 20-Day Battery Life Launching in India in June

Huami will launch the Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch in India in second week of June. The smartwatch from the Xiaomi backed company has been teased on Amazon, including specifications such as military certification, AMOLED display, and a 20-day battery life. The Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch teaser comes shortly after Huami revealed it will be launching the Amazfit Bip S in …
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