Category: Internet

PayPal could acquire Pinterest for $45 billion

According to CNBC, PayPal is in “late-stage” talks of acquiring Pinterest. The news comes shortly after Bloomberg first reported about the acquisition. Bloomberg first reported that a deal worth $39 billion was being explored, but according to its updated news piece and CNBC, PayPal is valuing Pinterest at $70-a-share or $45 billion. When Pinterest went

Facebook is finally testing its cryptocurrency wallet Novi

Facebook, believe it or not, has been in the cryptocurrency space for over two years now. The company first announced its “Libra” cryptocurrency a few years ago, however, it hasn’t been seen in the wild ever since. Libra was later renamed to Diem. Yesterday, Facebook’s payments chief David Marcus announced (on Twitter, huh?) that the

Facebook could change its name this month

According to a new report from The Verge, Facebook is planning to change its name. The social media giant is planning to change its name to reflect its focus on building its metaverse. According to sources that spoke to The Verge, Facebook could unveil its new name at its annual AR/VR Connect conference on October 28th, but

Twitter testing annoying ad strategy with ads in the replies

Twitter is getting annoying with the increasing number of ads on the platform, especially on mobile apps. Get ready to bad-mouth Twitter even more as the company is testing an annoyingly bad ad strategy with ads in between replies. Twitter’s Revenue Product Lead Bruce Falk took to the social media platform to announce the new

Google is rolling out endless search results on mobile

Google, the most used search engine in the world, is changing the way search works on mobile, at least in the US. As per the official Twitter account of Google, the company is rolling out continuous search results in its mobile app. This means you won’t have to click ‘next’ or the page number to

YouTube Rewind is gone for good

Remember YouTube rewind? Well, it started as a well-produced (and well-written) video from the official account of YouTube containing all the stars and top creators of the video. It started in 2010 as a good initiative and was quite a hit in the mid-2010s, however, it all fell apart with Rewind 2018. Now, according to

Facebook explains why its services were down for hours

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know Facebook and all of its services, including WhatsApp and Instagram, were down for over 6 hours yesterday. The outage was first reported around 11:40 a.m. ET, and then the services went dark for about six odd hours. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, in a post late night said,

Here’s how to download YouTube videos on desktop

YouTube has officially started testing downloads on the web. Currently, YouTube allows YouTube Premium users on Android and iOS to download and save content for offline watching. However, the functionality has been absent on the YouTube desktop. A report by AndroidPolice claims that YouTube is now testing downloaded video on the desktop for Premium subscribers. For now, it’s

Amazon banned 600+ Chinese brands over review fraud, claims report

If you’ve noticed Chinese accessory makers, such as Aukey and Mpow, suddenly disappear from Amazon, you’re not alone. According to a new report, Amazon is on a crackdown on brands that abuse the consumer review system. As a part of the crackdown, Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands (spread across 3,000 seller accounts). The

T-Mobile now offers same-day repair in 500 stores

T-Mobile today announced it would soon offer in-store same-day device repairs at 500 stores access the country, and it also includes more benefits for customers. The new changes will come into effect from November 1, 2021. In a press release today, T-Mobile announced that it would be upgrading 500 of its stores across the nation