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Facebook Lite hits more than 200 million monthly active users

Facebook Lite, the app designed by Facebook to run on low RAM smartphones has reached more than 200 million monthly active users Facebook Lite supports more than 50 languages, is smaller than 1 MB and has rolled out in more than 150 countries through Latin America, Asia, Africa and parts of Europe. “We built a light version of Facebook for ... Read More »

Android Nougat Finally Running on Over 1 Percent of Active Devices, Reveals Google

Highlights Android Nougat now present on 1.2 percent active devices Android Marshmallow single largest Android version at 30.7 percent Android Nougat was rolled out in August Google’s Android Nougat has finally crossed the 1 percent mark in the monthly Google Play distribution data. The latest distribution numbers confirm that Android Nougat is running on 1.2 percent of active devices with ... Read More »

The latest opera version begins loading web pages before you finish typing

Opera Software has released the latest version of its popular web browser, Opera 43. Opera’s executive vice president, Krystian Kolondra, said on Tuesday that this release is the fastest version thus far, and packs a new feature called instant page loading. It incorporates predictive technology that begins to load a website in the background before the user finishes typing its ... Read More »

Facebook shareholders submit proposal to replace Mark Zuckerberg as Chair of the board of directors

A group of Facebook’s shareholders have filed a proposal asking for Mark Zuckerberg’s removal from the company’s board of directors. The proposal was filed by members of corporate watchdog group SumOfUs, some of whom are shareholders in Facebook. VentureBeat reports that this came to be after 333,000 people filed a petition asking to remove Zuckerberg as Chairperson of the board ... Read More »

BlackBerry Partners Optiemus to Manufacture, Sell Smartphones in India in New Licensing Agreement

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday announced its partnership with Optiemus, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise to licence software and services for the production of secure Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will licence its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets to Optiemus Infracom Ltd. The ... Read More »

How to make quantum computers hackproof decoded

Scientists have built the first high-dimensional quantum cloning machine that can intercept a secure message, an advance that helped uncover clues to protect next-generation computers from hacking attacks. Protecting traditional computer systems, which use zeros and ones, from hackers is not a perfect science. In the complex world of quantum computing, where bits of information can simultaneously hold multiple states ... Read More »