WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle
WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India's fast growing digital payments market.
Google and Apple’s Covid-19 notification technology no ‘secret’
A “Covid-19 sensor” has been “secretly” inserted into every phone, claims a message circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp in several countries recently.
NCC explains data depletion during lockdown
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has explained why telecoms consumers are witnessing faster data depletion since the beginning of the lockdown
Muslims embrace virtual lectures during Ramadan
For Muslims to deepen their faith through various religious activities during this year’s Ramadan taking place amid coronavirus pandemic, Islamic organisations have resorted to holding virtual Ramadan tafsir
WhatsApp Makes Move To Curb The Spread Of Fake News By Its Users
The chat app, WhatsApp has introduced a new limit to the number of messages you can forward. WhatsApp hopes the change will help to curb the spread of misinformation amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last year we introduced users to the concept of messages that have been forwarded many times. These messages are labeled with double…
WhatsApp Finally Rolls Out Dark Mode Feature For Android And iOS
Say hello to darkness! Even though the above doesn't entirely sound right, it is still how Facebook introduced its new dark mode feature to its over 1 billion WhatsApp users globally. After months of beta testing on both mobile operating systems, the WhatsApp dark mode is now available for both users. If you already have dark mode enabled at…
WhatsApp defends encryption as it tops 2 billion users
The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said Wednesday it now has more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment to strong encryption to protect privacy.
FG to catch Facebook, others in new tax net
Over-the-top (OTT) services providers such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Blackberry Messenger and many others, will soon be required to declare the revenue they generate from Nigerian consumers and pay taxes.
WhatsApp stops working on millions of Smartphones
Messaging App, WhatsApp, has stopped working on millions of Android and iOS devices running on older operating systems, as the company moved to protect its users, Forbes reported.