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Bye-Bye To WiFi As Scientists Develop ‘Faster’ LiFi

WiFi could become obsolete in a few years as Chinese scientists have developed a faster way of transmitting data via LiFi. The Chinese news agency Xinhua reported the breakthrough by the scientists in creating full-color emissive carbon dots (F-CDs), which brings them one step closer to developing a faster wireless communication channel that could…
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Twitter Blocks Over 200 Russia-Linked Accounts

Twitter has blocked 201 accounts with suspected Russian links responsible for spreading fake news in the 2016 US presidential election. In a statement released by the company on Thursday, Twitter said it carried out an investigation into over 450 accounts shared by Facebook after the social network conducted a similar investigation. Following the…
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LG’s New K7i Keeps Mosquitoes Away

LG says its latest smartphone could help keep mosquitoes away. The LG K7i, launched by the South Korean firm at the India Mobile Congress this week is embedded with a technology that is "absolutely safe and harmless for humans," the company said. LG said the technology emits ultrasonic waves from a mesh grid on the back of the phone to keep…
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Twitter Ups Character Limit To 280

Twitter on Tuesday announced it was testing 280-character tweets with a few of its users. The new beta version is expected to replace the previous amount of 140-character tweets when it scales through. The company, in an official statement, said the new development was for its users to have enough allowance as long as 280 characters to express…
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Apple Unveils IPhone 8, 8 Plus And IPhone X

Apple has officially announced the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, which are updated versions of last year’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models featuring with faster processors, a True Tone display, and upgraded cameras. The jump from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 8 is pretty significant, marking the first time since the iPhone 3GS was released back in 2009 that an…
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Instagram Stories Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Instagram Stories on Wednesday turned one-year and new features like birthday and celebration stickers were added to the photo-sharing app. With over 250 million daily users, the Facebook-owned company said Instagram Stories now boasts average usage of 32 minutes per day for users under 25, and 24 minutes per day for those 25 and up. “A year ago…
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Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Robots Shutdown After They Start Talking To Each Other In Their Own Language

Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood. The two chatbots came to create their own changes to English that made it easier for them to work – but which remained mysterious to the humans that supposedly look after them. The bizarre…
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WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion Daily Active Users

WhatsApp announced on Thursday that it now has 1 billion daily active users on its service. The Facebook-owned company also said its monthly active user base increased from 1 billion to 1.3 billion. Almost 55 billion messages are shared every day in 60 supported languages. Videos shared per day are now at 1 billion, and photos shared per day are at…
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