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YouTube for Android is rolling out updated voice search
Jan08

YouTube for Android is rolling out updated voice search

YouTube for Android is rolling out a more powerful voice search for everyone. When the version of the app is rolled out on your device, a prompt note with an inscription saying “New ways to search with your voice!” will pop up—but this will only appear when initiate a query. When you tap the microphone icon in the top-right corner, a full screen interface that respects your dark more will load. 9to5google reports that a big button at...

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Twitter extends partnership with The PGA Tour for another season
Jan07

Twitter extends partnership with The PGA Tour for another season

The PGA Tour has announced an extension to its broadcast partnership with microblogging platform Twitter. The Professional Golfers Association announced the deal via Twitter and on its official website. The extension means that Twitter will now be allowed to “distribute, on a free basis, nearly 140 hours of live competition from PGA TOUR LIVE across 28 tournaments during the 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season.” According to a post on the PGA...

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Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone
Jan05

Huawei demotes two employees after tweeting New Year greetings from iPhone

Chinese phone maker Huawei has demoted two of its employees after they were found to have tweeted New Year greetings from an iPhone. The tweet was posted via Huawei’s official Twitter account, which was a huge embarrassment to the Chinese phone maker. The tweet, which had since been deleted by the company, already garnered 14 retweets and 69 likes before it was hurriedly taken down by the company. However, some tech blogs including...

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Instagram could soon be blocked in Iran as authorities cite threat to national security
Jan04

Instagram could soon be blocked in Iran as authorities cite threat to national security

The social media is coming under threat again as authorities in Iran are threatening to add Instagram to already banned websites in the Islamic country. Instagram is the only social media platform that has not come under the hammer of the Islamic country, but that exclusivity is about to be thrown out of the window if the country goes ahead to carry out its threat. Citing threat to national security, the National Cyberspace Council...

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Hackers using idle Twitter accounts to spread terrorist propaganda
Jan04

Hackers using idle Twitter accounts to spread terrorist propaganda

Your idle Twitter account could be a source of spreading terrorist propaganda by the Islamic State, this is per TechCrunch. This is certainly not the best way to start the new year, and could spur Twitter to action, and you know what that means—your account could be suspended or banned. According to Zack Whittaker of TechCrunch, several Twitter accounts affected by the attack appeared to have been hijacked in recent days or weeks, and...

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LinkedIn publishes its annual “Top Skills” list—check out what recruiters are looking for
Jan03

LinkedIn publishes its annual “Top Skills” list—check out what recruiters are looking for

Your ability to land your dream job is ultimately tied to how much you have invested in yourself. Fortunately, there are thousands of skills that you can study to help land you the perfect job. That said, some skills attract higher pay packets than the others—it is just a matter of knowing what a recruiter wants; and then go for it. To help you make an informed decision, LinkedIn has just published its annual “Top Skills” list—the...

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