Lyft received reports of more than 4,000 instances of sexual assault on its ride-hailing platform between 2017 and 2019, it said, detailing the data in a safety report it had promised to publish about two years ago. The company report, issued late on Thursday, showed sexual assault reports on its platform had increased from around
Instagram recently introduced the ability to schedule livestreams. Called Live Scheduling, the feature lets you schedule your stream for up to 90 days in advance and followers can set reminders to tune in. Instagram offers the ability to start a live video via Stories. This feature is great for building engagement, especially for aspiring creators.
Apple has updated its App Store rules to allow developers to contact users directly about payments, a concession in a legal settlement with companies challenging its tightly controlled marketplace. According to the App Store rules updated Friday, developers can now contact consumers directly about alternative payment methods, bypassing Apple’s commission of 15 or 30 percent.
Android 12 is apparently causing app crashes and touch response issues for some Google Pixel phone users. The Android update that Google released earlier this week after some anticipation was meant to enhance user experience with Google’s new Material You design language and several underlying improvements. However, some users have reported online that soon after
India and Pakistan are set to face off today in a Twenty20 World Cup cricket match taking place in Dubai. The anticipated India versus Pakistan T20 World Cup match will be the first between the neighbouring countries in over two years as they last faced each other at Old Trafford during the ODI World Cup
Apple Watch bands may read blood pressure with more accuracy in the future. The bands have already mastered the art of measuring heart rates in beats per minute. But they are still unable to incorporate sensors sensitive enough to record blood pressure with precision. Apple seems to be pursuing an idea to improve this feature.
India’s Reliance Industries posted a 43 percent surge in second-quarter profit that exceeded market expectations on Friday, as rising demand and higher average selling price for oil products boosted its mainstay oil-to-chemicals business. The Mumbai-based conglomerate’s pandemic-hit energy and retail businesses are seeing a massive rebound with travel back in full swing and shoppers returning
Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Verizon Communications — ranked 20 in the Fortune 500 list with the latest reported revenue of more than $128 billion — has made its private mobile edge computing solution with AWS Outposts available for enterprise clients in
WhatsApp recently introduced a range of stickers in payments to make transacting money a fun affair. The instant messaging app even collaborated with five Indian women artists to offer a new pack of Payments stickers for its users in India. These stickers are essentially built on various cultural expressions related to money exchange. While stickers
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Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 11 update that fixes issues in AMD-based laptops. The latest Windows 11 software was causing performance issues for some AMD Ryzen processors. It was causing the L3 cache latency to triple and in some eSports games, a performance dip of 10–15 percent was spotted. Microsoft is now resolving
Huawei Watch GT 3 smartwatch and Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick truly wireless earbuds were launched on Thursday alongside the Huawei Nova 9 smartphone in Europe. The Huawei Watch GT 3 is very similar to the Huawei Watch 3 series of smartwatch launched in China earlier, but it comes without the eSIM support. Huawei Watch GT 3
Large technology companies such as SAP, IBM, and Google are underreporting their greenhouse gas emissions at a time of heightened scrutiny over the role of corporations in driving climate change, a study released Friday claimed. Research published in the journal Nature Communications found inconsistencies in the way companies declare their carbon footprint, a measure that
Yesterday, I wrote about my rule of game journalism: follow the money. That was all about the flow of money into blockchain games. And there’s another rule as well: follow the people. In yesterday’s story, I said I expected to see an exodus of people from traditional game companies to blockchain game companies. Chris Akhavan,
A former Facebook worker reportedly told US authorities Friday the platform has put profits before stopping problematic content, weeks after another whistleblower helped stoke the firm’s latest crisis with similar claims. The unnamed new whistleblower filed a complaint with US financial regulator Securities and Exchange Commission that could add to the company’s distress, said a
Fortnite creator Epic Games on Friday opposed Apple’s efforts to put on hold orders handed down in an antitrust trial as a potentially lengthy appeals process plays out. US district Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in September struck down some of the iPhone maker’s App Store rules, including a prohibition on developers directing their users to
Android 12 beta for the iQoo 7, iQoo 7 Legend, iQoo Z3, iQoo Z5, and the iQoo 3 is set to be rolled out in India starting this December, the Chinese company has announced. The new beta release will include the latest Android experience. We can also expect some tweaks and proprietary changes from the