Are you one of the two million people who uses emoji every hour

  Gretchen McCulloch, a Canadian linguist, making sense of  the ways we communicate online “ how internet is making us  more nuanced and inventive writers”,  in her latest book she writes “ because of internet, through a revolutionary period in linguistic history, where writing quickly, within character limits and deploying ever-changing internet slang, is enriching…

Our extreme behavior with social media

Twitter and Instagram was used to hurl racist abuse at Paul Pogba, the Manchester United midfielder. Team-mates rallied to his defence, criticised social media companies who inturn gave their usual excuses that they were monitoring the situation banning those who participated in the abuse, investing in new tools to avoid such situations. The Twittering Machine…

Google reveals -Apple’s privacy  reputation has been knocked by iPhone hack

Apple’s reputation is dented by the discovery that iPhone owner’s were exposed to more than a dozen software vulnerablities  for the last two years. Hackers were able capture iPhone owner’s text messages, photos and device locations on hundreds of thousands of devices until security researchers at Apple’s smartphone rival Google revealed it of the sustained…

Jony Ive Apple Design Genius leaving the company

Sir Jonathan Paul Ive (Jony Ive), the British born industrial designer who created the first iPhone, The MAC, iPod, and turned a faded Silicon Valley giant into the world’s most valuable company, will leave Apple this year after more than two decades to start his own design company after nearly 30 years with the tech…

Rihanna launching new Fenty fashion line LVMH

  Rihanna, one of the best-selling music artist worldwide, has teamed up with LVMH to create luxury clothing and footwear brand, making the largest luxury group by revenues. Luxury brands like Christian Dior, Dom Perignon Champagne and Sephora owner said the new brand of ready-to-wear shoes and accessories would be named Fenty ready for spring…

Facebook has chosen London as the hub for WhatsApp payments

  Facebook has chosen London as the centre for a push into payments on its WhatsApp messaging service monetising fast-growing platform. The App which has 1.5bn users globally, will expand its workforce by a quarter  and hiring of over 100 people with most additional staff  will be in London and Dublin. Facebook said it chose…

US 5G ban fails to dent Huawei revenue

The Shenzhen-based Huawei’s first quarter revenue rose 39 per cent from the previous year to Rmb179.7bn (£21bn), suggesting US efforts to persuade countries to ban the Chinese group’s telecoms equipment from their 5G networks have not tempered growth. Although Australia and Canada have joined US in blocking Huawei kit several European countries have effectively rowed…

Apple and Qualcomm settle after two years of patent disputes

Apple and Qualcomm have decided to drop all ongoing litigation and settle their royalty disputes by reaching an agreement on global patent license and chipset supply. The Trump administration’s  vision of finding a national technology front runner for the forthcoming wave of 5G wireless communication may be coming true. Qualcomm’s legal settlement with Apple this…

Huawei, Samsung reveals folding smartphones costing  £1987

Huawei  and Samsung are in a race to persuade customers  they need to spend around £2000 for new type of folding smartphones Mate  X with an 8-inch display  at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Mr Richard Yu of Huawei CEO claimed it was “the world’s fastest folding 5G phone”, because of its in-house processor and…