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Facebook and Ray-Ban debut ‘smart’ sunglasses

AFP | San Francisco The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Facebook and iconic eyewear brand Ray-Ban on Thursday launched their new smart glasses, the latest effort in a tricky, niche market but which the social media gi...

Google locks Afghan government accounts as Taliban seek emails

Reuters | Kabul The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the ...

Facebook apologises for mislabelling black men as primates

AP | San Francisco The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Facebook on Friday said it disabled its topic recommendation feature after it mistook Black men for “primates” in video at the social network. ...

WhatsApp introduces new feature to transfer chat history

Agencies | Dubai The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Popular messaging app WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that enables subscribers to transfer their chat history across operating systems. In a tweet, th...

Instagram outage issue affects users globally

Agencies | Dubai The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Hundreds of Instagram users were unable to log in to their accounts on Thursday morning. They were not able to load the app on their Android and iOS devices. ...

Importance of ACs at your workplace. What difference does an AC make?

The last two years have been challenging for all of us. Everything changed completely. Let that be the disturbed sleep cycles or the regular virtual meetings. The pandemic taught us a lot. It taught us that nature controls everything and man is helpless in front of it. Well, we have witnessed his...

Blue Origin goes to court against NASA

Agencies | Washington The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Jeff Bezos's space expedition company Blue Origin has dragged its fight with NASA about the moon lander contract to the court, according to The Verge. ...

The man who could be India’s first space tourist

Agencies | New Delhi The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com As former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson recently went on historical space travel, space tourism has suddenly grabbed the limelight. Kerala-based ...

Facebook encrypts Messenger calls in privacy move

AFP | San Francisco The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Facebook on Friday began rolling out encryption for voice or video calls made through its Messenger texting app, ratcheting up privacy for users. ...

Grammy-winning singer Nanci Griffith passes away at 68

Agencies | Washington The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith died on Friday in Nashville. She was 68 when she breathed her last. The folk singer-songwriter behi...

Google employees who work from home could lose money

Reuters | New York The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, with long commuters hit harder, ac...

TikTok overtakes FB as world’s most downloaded app

IANS | Beijing The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Chinese short-video platform TikTok has overtaken Facebook as the most downloaded social media app in the world, the media reported. According to Nik...