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Blue’s USB mics | iTMunch

The Yeti X produces real-time level monitoring to the traditional USB mic

It is obvious why Logitech got Blue back in July 2018.  The Southern Californian audio company has become similar to USB microphones since issuing the first Snowball back in 2005. What looked like...
Reddit users can share content on Snapchat | iTMunch

Reddit presently allows iOS users to share to Snapchat

Reddit users now can share with Snapchat their favorite content from the site. This is thanks to a new integration that enables sharing of text, link, and image-based posts on iOS from...

A set of latest tools can decrypt files barred by Stop, an extremely active...

Thousands of ransomware victims may ultimately get some long-awaited release. The Story of Emsisoft A New Zealand-based protection company Emsisoft has created a set of decryption tools for Stop. A group of ransomware that...

Google brings back its Jacquard wearables tech to Levi’s Trucker Jacket

Earlier in 2015, Google’s ATAP unit demoed a new type of wearable tech at Google I/O. It applied useful fabrics and conductive yarns to let you communicate with your clothing and, by...
Find attachments and deals on Yahoo Mail | iTMunch

The Updated Version of Yahoo Mail Assists Users to Find Attachments & Deals

The latest tech news states that Yahoo Mail is receiving yet another mobile update, with the latest versions of the iOS and Android app launching today. Indeed, many of us haven't...

Everything you need to know about Cybersecurity

Did you know that a report published by the University of Maryland hackers attached every 39 seconds, on average 2,244 times a day? What's more, the average cost of a data...

A flaw in Cyberoam firewalls revealed corporate networks to hackers

Sophos announced it is making a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall devices. The Consequences  This vulnerability, according to a security researcher, can enable an attacker to obtain access to a company’s private network...
Personalised news section by Tonic | iTMunch

Tonic Starts a Personalized News Reader that Values User Privacy

It is no news that personalized technology can lead to more exceptional experiences. This is because it enables apps to customize their content for every individual user. But it can also...

Nomad’s latest Base Station Pro gives a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised

Accessory inventor Nomad already gives a few of excellent wireless chargers that work great with Apple and other Qi-compatible devices. And right now, they are launching a new one that could be...

Lawmakers ask U.S. intelligence chief to review if TikTok is a public safety threat

Two lawmakers have urged the government's most senior U.S. intelligence official to evaluate if video-sharing app TikTok could pose "public safety risks" to the United States. In a letter by Sens. Charles...

Stewart Butterfield states Microsoft views Slack as an existential threat

In a wide-ranging conversation with The Wall Street Journal’s global technology editor Jason Dean, Slack CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield had some powerful words about Microsoft. Announcing the software giant viewed his...

Nielsen states it can presently measure Amazon Prime Video

Nielsen declared it will now be equipped to measure the viewing going on Amazon Prime Video, by its Subscription Video on Demand Content Rating solution.  This product, originally started two years ago,...

Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh

Amazon did not realize what it had on its hands with the initial Echo.  Launched five and a half years back for a picked number of Amazon Prime users, the first Alexa...

Millions downloaded loads of Android apps from Google Play that were affected with adware

Safety researchers have discovered dozens of Android apps in the Google Play store serving ads to innocent victims as part of a money-making plan. ESET researchers saw 42 apps carrying adware, which...

How Close Are We To A Driverless Future

In only a few years, autonomous or self driving cars have gone from science fiction fantasy to reality. It may seem like the technology for self driving cars emerged overnight but...
Venmo announces its reqward program Venmo rewards | iTMunch

Venmo begins a rewards program giving up to 5% back at Target, Sephora, Dunkin’...

Amid risen competition in the digital payments area, Venmo announced its first-ever rewards program, Venmo Rewards. This will enable users to earn automatic cashback on buying when they pay with their Venmo...

The Need for Climate Tech

For many years now, human beings are solely responsible for bringing about climatic changes. These climatic changes are responsible for global warming. All these factors are adversely affecting our planet and...

Sony to close down PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020

Sony’s live TV streaming assistance, PlayStation Vue, is closing down.  The service will no longer be accessible as of January 30, 2020, the company had announced.  Sony's Attempt To Save The Service The news...

Instagram Is Destroying Its Creepy Stalking Feature

Yes, you read that right! According to the latest tech news, Instagram is eliminating its Following tab, a feature that became famously known as a stalking tool. Keep reading to find...

Arm to Bring Custom Instructions to Its Embedded CPUs

According to the latest tech news, at its yearly TechCon event in San Jose, Arm launched its Custom Instructions. As the name suggests, it is a new feature of its Armv8-M...

Samsung builds up its B2B partner and developer efforts

Chances are you often think of Samsung as a consumer-focused electronics company, but it has a very sizable B2B business as well. The company helps more than 15,000 large businesses and hundreds...

Facebook’s plan for our post-web future

Let us connect some dots. Five years ago, Facebook obtained VR pioneers Oculus for $2 billion.  This week, it caught up neural-interface pioneers CTRL-Labs for about north of $500 million. It also stated...

8th Wall’s latest Cloud Editor serves customers to create mobile AR experiences quickly

The world of phone-based AR has included a lot of commitments, but the future that’s happened has so far been more iterative and less platform shift-y.  For startups mainly focused on mobile...

Coinbase is starting a Coinbase Pro mobile app

Cryptocurrency market company Coinbase is starting a mobile app for its exceptional users today.  For now, you can download the Coinbase Pro mobile app on iOS, and the Android version will be...

Catalyte originates a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling.’

Catalyte, the code training and placement service, based in Baltimore, has launched a new software service. The service is created to take its machine learning-based skills-evaluation and coaching program to organisations around...

Everything To Know About EdTech

Introduction How children learn today is not the same as their parents did. Today, kids are growing up in a world that is driven by technology. The way educators teach, adopt different...

Microsoft includes per-app time limits to its parental controls

Microsoft is matching Apple and Google’s lead with the launch of per-app and per-game time goals in its parental control software.  Aso of now, the company lets the parents limit screen time...

Mozilla starts a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot plan

Mozilla has recently announced that it is getting back the Firefox Test Pilot plan. This is going to let the users try out the new features before they are ready for mainstream...

DARPA intends to make networks 100 times faster with FastNIC

Having a slow connection is just too frustrating, but think how supercomputers feel.  All those hubs are doing all sorts of processing at lightning speed, but in the end, they serve on...

LG’s latest G8X ThinQ claims that two screens are better than a foldable one

With Samsung taking a second chance at launching the Galaxy Fold, LG has come with a different approach to discovering a phone's potential, dual screens.  The company is launching the LG G8X...
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Facts About Cloning and Its Potential to Change the World

Introduction Certain issues in our society raise numerous emotional and ethical concerns as cloning and stem cells. Having said that, the inquisitive nature and curiosity of man coupled with intellect and an...

Closing down in few weeks Google Express will now become a part of Google...

Google’s disappointing online shopping service Google Express is closing in a few weeks. Its features will now be merged into a renewed version of Google Shopping. Google's Plans For Express The company had previously...

Happy Birthday Google: The search engine celebrates its 21st birth anniversary

Google celebrated its 21st Birthday with a charming and exclusive doodle today.  Two Stanford PhD students established the search engine, Sergey Brin and Lawrence (Larry) Page, 21 years ago on September 1998. Larry...

Steam will shortly allow you to play local-only multiplayer games with far off friends

Co-op video games are amazing. Alas, it is not forever possible to get everyone in front of the same TV. Plus not all co-op games have online play, so playing over the internet...

The mainframe industry is alive and well, as IBM launches its new z15

It is natural to consider mainframes as some technology dinosaur, but the truth is these machines are a vital element of many large computing strategy organizations. Recently, IBM  launched the latest in...

Twitter begins its uncertain ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the U.S. and Japan

After conducting tests briefly in Canada, Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, pointed at civilizing talks on its platform, is starting today in the U.S. and Japan.  The addition is one of the...

Amazon launches Amazon Care, virtual and in-person healthcare for employees

According to the latest tech news, Amazon has gone active with Amazon Care, a new pilot healthcare service that is available to its employees all around the Seattle area. The following...

Google to Make the Biggest Purchase of Renewable Energy in History

Considering the current crisis our planet is facing, it was about time someone took a step to combat climate change. And, it is none other than Google. According to the latest...

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Micro to Launch E-scooters

It is no secret that Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer in the world of automobiles. But, according to the latest tech news, this automobile giant has something new to offer- two-wheeled electric...

YouTube Music will be preadded on Android 10 and latest Android 9 devices

Here is a way to catch up in the competing streaming music market: preinstall your app on millions of Android handsets.  That is what Google will presently be doing with YouTube Music.  The...

Fairphone 3 Receives A Perfect 10 from iFixit for Repairability

Here is something the hermetically sealed iPhone cannot do; secure a perfect 10 for repairability. Social enterprise and Smartphone startup Fairphone's current repairable-by-design smartphone has done just that. They have achieved 10/10 in...

Procreate is creating a new graphics engine and the facility to import Photoshop brushes

Procreate is getting some extreme new brush customization tools for the go-to iPad illustration app much better for professional artists. Its developer, Savage Interactive, reported that the features would be part of...

Confluent incorporates a free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service

When Confluent started a cloud service in 2017, it was attempting to reduce some of the complexity linked to running a Kafka streaming data application.  Now it launched a free tier to...
Spotify acquire Soundbetter | iTMunch

Spotify Obtains SoundBetter, A Music Production Marketplace

Spotify took another step in its attempt to build-out services.  It has obtained SoundBetter, which is a music creation marketplace for artists, producers, and musicians to unite on specific projects. It is also...

Google’s Personal Safety app identifies car accidents and calls 911 automatically

The Apple Watch’s fall discovery has already been credited with saving lives, and now Google is implementing that thinking to car safety.  According to XDA Developers, Google is working on a Personal...

Google Play Pass begins with 350+ premium apps and games

After the well-received launch of Apple Arcade, Google is officially launching its take on subscription-based access to premium mobile games and apps too. Keep reading to learn more about this latest...

Facebook Launches New video tools

According to the latest tech news, Facebook announced new updates aimed at video creators and publishers. This was during a gathering at the International Broadcasting Convention which took place in Amsterdam....

Monster.com Acknowledges Third-Party Exposed Their User Data

An unveiled web server which is collecting résumés of job seekers, including those on the database of recruitment site Monster, has been discovered online. What Information Was Leaked  The server held résumés and...

The Upcoming SaaS Wave – APIs

While software reconstruction started gradually, over the past few years, it has exploded and become the fastest-growing segment till date has been the turn towards software as a service or SaaS. SaaS...

Facebook Says It Might Remove Like Counts

According to the latest IT news, Facebook could soon start hiding the Like counter on News Feed posts to preserve users’ from jealousy and prevent them from self-censorship.  Instagram has already started...

Android 10 Is Mostly Coming to Pixels on 3rd September

The release date for Google's Android 10 is approaching. As predicted by 9to5Google, two Canadian mobile carriers have leaked the dates stating the OS is coming to Pixel phones on September...

Video Face-Swapping App Zao Restricted By WeChat

This weekend Zao went viral in China for its vivid face-swapping videos. Somehow after the controversies about its user policy, WeChat restricted the access to the app on the messaging platform. The users...

TV manufacturers join to tackle the scourge of motion smoothing.

The UHD Alliance is a group of companies who work together to determine display standards. According to the latest tech news, this Alliance has announced a Filmmaker Mode. Keep reading to...

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey’s account is no longer secure

The latest tech news states that the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was hacked on Friday afternoon by a group called the Chuckle Squad. Keep reading to learn more...

Facebook Messenger Launches New Business Tools

Today Facebook formally rolled out a new suite of tools for its 40 million functional businesses on Messenger. These include appointment booking, lead generation, and various others which were announced earlier this year at...

Plex aspires to become a one-stop destination in the streaming wars

The world is about to be oversaturated with various subscription streaming services, and Plex desires to be the platform that helps people to keep track of everything. According to the latest...

Duolingo To Offer Latin Courses In Beta Version

Duolingo is one of the most popular apps on the market for people who want to learn different languages.  The good news is that the service is giving people a way to...

Yelp Allows Users To Personalize Their Homepage

This morning Yelp announced that they will allow their users to customize their search results and homepage based on their personal choices. In other words, if you are a vegetarian or a...

Microsoft Gives An Extra Year Of Free Security Updates To Selected Customers

In the next four months, Windows 7 will reach end-of-life and will no longer receive security updates. That is going to be a big problem for some companies that still run the...

BBC Is Creating A Voice Assistant, Code-Named ‘Beeb’

The BBC, aka the British Broadcasting Corporation, aka the Beeb, aka Auntie, is rolling into the voice assistant game. The Guardian reported that the plan to launch Alexa’s rival, which has been...

Google & Dell Team Up To Take On Microsoft

Google is starting their new Chromebook Enterprise devices, where it hopes that it will draw more businesses away from Windows dominated laptops. Microsoft has ruled the computing enterprise for years, but as...

Amazon Is Allegedly Listing Many Unsafe Or Banned Products

According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is reportedly selling thousands of products that are banned, or declared unsafe by federal agencies. The investigation found that more than 4,152 products fitting in...
Latest Skype features | iTMunch

Skype to now have drafts, bookmarks and more

Skype is an app which is best known for being only a video calling app. This is mainly because its messaging feature set has been a bit underdeveloped. However, according to...

Verizon Merges With Boingo to Improve 5G

We do know that the 5G rollout will not happen overnight.  However, with multiple carriers attempting to launch the super-speed network, the chances of 5G being introduced are high.  Verizon’s 5G operations to...

Google Hire to Shut Down in 2020

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Google Hire, a system that tracks job applications. Hire was launched just two years ago. Google created Hire with an effort to make the...

Pinterest To Display Information From Health Organizations

Pinterest will now show information from public health organizations for keywords like ‘measles’ or ‘vaccine safety, as a part of its efforts against health misinformation.  This social media platform had earlier blocked all...

Google ditches desserts: the official name for Android 10 is Android Q

After keeping quiet for over a quarter, Google is now back with a bang. The next version of Android has been officially named Android 10 by Google, which is due to be released...

The Truth About Your Digital Identity

The legendary New York Times quoted, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” which was depicted in a cartoon. This cartoon took a jibe at the essence of privacy and...

PopBase: Platform For Influencers To Interact With Fans

Imagine offering fans an exclusive opportunity to interact with you in a personalized, one-on-one gaming experience.  With PopBase, an influencer can create a virtual avatar of themselves, and easily engage with fans...

Everything You Need to Know About 3D Printing

Whether you’re an aspiring hobbyist or seasoned professional, there’s currently a tremendous range of choice if you’re looking to purchase a new 3D printer. From simple, compact desktop units to large-scale...

Apple Schedules its iPhone Event for September 10th in CA

A new year calls for a new Apple device. According to the latest tech news, this industry giant has sent out invitations for its annual iPhone event on September 10th, 2019,...

CEO of HP Steps Down Due To Family Matters

HP Inc. has announced that the CEO and President, Dion Weisler, is taking a step down.  The executive quoted a family health matter behind this decision, stating that he will be soon...

Choose Your Own Story With Mammoth Media’s Chat Fiction App

Mammoth Media‘s mobile app Yarn is about to get more interactive, with the inclusion of chat fiction stories in their features list.  Inspired the concept of Choose Your Own Adventure Books, Yarn...

The Classic Hangouts Will Hang In There A Bit Longer

Earlier this year, Google had stated that it had plans to transition all of its Hangouts consumers on G Suite to Hangouts Chat & Meet. This transition was due somewhere around...

Google’s New Software ‘Assignments’ Helps Teachers Catch Plagiarism

Google for Education, Google’s educational arm, announced the launch of a new tool targeted to help teachers fight against plagiarism. The company is unveiling  ‘Assignments’, an upgraded version of the previously...

Car2Go Increases Hourly Hire Charges

Car2go, a minute-by-minute car rental provision, raises its charges for small trips. The company stated that the purpose of doing this is to provide the option of flexible pricing.  The customers of...

Google Play Store Gets a Makeover

According to the latest tech news, Google is all set to roll out a new visual design. As mentioned by Google in its most recent blog, the purpose of the new...

Nike Launches A Subscription Service, “Nike Adventure Club”

With back-to-school right around the corner, Nike has just announced its doorway into the subscription facility market. Nike is a renowned name in the sports industry with its footwear, apparel, equipment,...

Follow Tweetstorms Better, Thanks to The Latest Twitter Test

For the past few months, Twitter has been persistent in creating a platform where users can easily follow, take part in and even block conversations. In that spirit, the firm’s recent test...

African Startup, Zindi, rallies Data Scientists to crowd-solve problems

Zindi, found in 2018 by Celina lee, is a Cape Town-based startup which allows companies, NGOs and government institutions to host online competitions and solve data-oriented challenges. This platform coordinates with...

Robocall Caught Selling Customer’s Confidential Data

Robocall-barring apps assure to relieve customer’s from hoaxed and spam phone calls. But are they as dependable as they appeal to be? In recent times, one of the security investigators stated that...

Instagram Ad Associate, Hyp3r, Secretly Extracted User Data

Hyp3r is a superficially trustworthy marketing associate of Facebook and Instagram. It has come to light that this platform has been secretly gathering and hoarding user information. This includes location and other...
Future of business intelligence | iTMunch

How Technology is Changing The Business Intelligence Landscape

In a seminar on the forthcoming trials of intelligence companies which was held in 2018, Dan Coats, the prior Director of National Intelligence debated that the change of the American intelligence...
Brain decoder turns brain signals into speech | iTMunch

Researchers Invent a ‘Brain Decoder’ That Turns Brain Signals Into Speech

Researchers are working on a technology that will allow people with speaking disability to regain their voice. This will be possible due to the technology that will harness brain activity to produce...

How The 3-0 Appeal Court Decision Can Cost Facebook Billions

The famous social media platform, Facebook, has lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit. Bringing bad news for possibly the world’s largest facial database, the lawsuit claims that the company...

Google Maps to bring ‘Live View’ to Android and iOS devices

According to the latest tech news, Google Maps has come up with another upgrade to delight its users. Now, this application is all set to show real-time navigation through your phone's...

Now Listen To Podcasts Directly on Google Results

Google’s corporate mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Every product launch, every algorithm update, all moves made by Google is aimed towards achieving...

Google Joins the Green Initiative

With the increasing popularity of ‘Go Green’, a lot of tech giants are moving towards setting up environment-friendly processes and even products. One such example of this is solar-powered smartphones. It’s no...
Read the latest tech news on iTMunch titled, "New CPU & GPU Design Announcements from Arm"

New CPU & GPU Design Announcements from Arm

Trending in the latest tech news, chip company Arm announced the much-awaited launch of its suite of designs for premium smartphones. The company is responsible for designing the basic chip architecture...
Food delivery through Drone by Uber | iTMunch

Uber Eats Plans to Deliver Food by Drone in San Diego

There is a noticeable rise in food delivery apps. Companies are introducing newer technologies in order to make the process of food ordering and delivery simpler as well as faster. Trending...

Opsani Raises $10 million to Combine Cloud Runtime with AI

The future of the Cloud looks bright, thanks to Opsani. A DevOps software developer headquartered in Redwood City, Opsani has secured $10 million. Led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from Zetta...
SpotHero promotes autonomous driving | iTMunch

SpotHero is on the Path of Promoting Autonomous Driving

Technology is at a stage where it is automizing every single thing. A lot of industries are making use of information technology to improve their service offerings. As a result, brands...
Read the latest blog titled, "Dreamlight's New Eyemask Named Zen Helps Wearers to Sleep Better"

Dreamlight’s New Eyemask Named Zen Helps Wearers to Sleep Better

The inception of technology has clearly made everyday life easier and convenient. The use of AI, as well as various technologies, simplifies how human beings function in general. To make matters...
Read the latest blog titled, "Microsoft's SwiftKey Now Allows You to Send 3D Animated Animal Emojis"

Microsoft’s SwiftKey Now Allows You to Send 3D Animated Animal Emojis

Smartphones are becoming more and more important in the world of technology. There have been many new as well as westward companies that have come up with smartphones having various useful...
Read the latest blog titled, "Kano Partners With Microsoft to Launch a DIY Touchscreen PC"

Kano Partners With Microsoft to Launch a DIY Touchscreen PC

Trending in the latest tech news is the announcement made by Kano, the computer kit maker to partner with Microsoft. The association will enable Kano to upgrade from Raspberry Pi and run all...
Read the latest blog titled 'Cognizant to Procure Zenith Technologies to Gain Edge in IoT'

Cognizant to Procure Zenith Technologies to Gain Edge in IoT

The growing popularity of the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is causing a lot of industries to change their way of operations. To be at par with this trend,...
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NVidia’s Laptops to Compete with MacBook Pro?

Trending in the latest tech news, gaming company Nvidia Corporation dropped some interesting news that got tech giants such as Apple to sit up and take notice. The Santa Clara-based corporation announced...
Read the latest tech blog on iTMunch titled, "What's Next for TikTok's Parent ByteDance? Smartphones"

What’s Next for TikTok’s Parent ByteDance? Smartphones

It will come as no surprise that Bytedance, the parent company of the global phenomenon TikTok is currently counted among the world's most valuable startups. Besides the popular video app, the...
Read the latest blog on iTMunch titled 'Everything You Need to Know About Phishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them'

Everything You Need to Know About Phishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them

There are a lot of hackers who exploit people’s gullibility and trust by using phishing attacks. Read the blog to learn what to look for in order to stay safe from...

Facebook Tries to Move Past Privacy Scandals by Introducing Redesign

At its annual developer convention, Fb introduced a redesign of its mobile app and desktop website. New options to advertise group based communications is one of the change made in the...

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