Google, Meta Bid Millions for Hollywood Content as AI Licencing Race Heats Up: Report

Google, Meta Bid Millions for Hollywood Content as AI Licencing Race Heats Up: Report

Google and Meta have reportedly joined OpenAI in the artificial intelligence (AI) content licensing war. OpenAI has been making numerous deals with news publishers and other websites to access their data to train its AI models. As per a report, Google and Meta have also entered the market to strike…

Privacy, Wearables, and Building a Secure Web3 Ecosystem: Interview With Mai Labs

Privacy, Wearables, and Building a Secure Web3 Ecosystem: Interview With Mai Labs

Mai Labs — a Web3 firm headquartered in the Cayman Islands — showcased its Mayaaverse metaverse platform in India earlier this week. The firm demonstrated the platform that digitally traces India’s journey through history. Mayaaverse allows visitors to explore ancient Indian cities (such as Hastinapur) to present-day temples, modern retail…

Meta Reportedly Working on AI-Enabled Camera-Integrated Earphones Dubbed Camerabuds

Meta Reportedly Working on AI-Enabled Camera-Integrated Earphones Dubbed Camerabuds

Meta is reportedly working on a unique wearable form factor powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Dubbed Camerabuds, the device will be a pair of earphones with cameras attached at both ends. The cameras are said to pick up information from their surroundings and answer the queries of the user. The…

WhatsApp Gets Darker Dark Mode, Redesigned Navigation, New Icons and More Design Changes

WhatsApp Gets Darker Dark Mode, Redesigned Navigation, New Icons and More Design Changes

WhatsApp has introduced a host of design changes to its mobile interface for both iOS and Android. Some new changes are quite subtle, while others are more discernable. There are also some additions to the layout like chat filters, which are said to help improve navigation. The company says these…

Instagram Testing Support for Cross-Posting Images to Threads: Report

Instagram Testing Support for Cross-Posting Images to Threads: Report

Threads — Meta’s microblogging service that competes with X (formerly Twitter) — could add support for cross-posting content from Instagram. According to a report, some accounts have been updated with an option to post an image to Instagram while simultaneously uploading it to Threads — the firm previously tested similar…

Threads Testing Real-Time Search Results for Some Users, Instagram Head Adam Mosseri Confirms

Threads Testing Real-Time Search Results for Some Users, Instagram Head Adam Mosseri Confirms

Threads is testing a feature that allows users to see real-time search results on their feeds. The service has introduced the feature for some users and is expected to be rolled out to users later this year. Ever since the launch of the microblogging service by Instagram last year, it has…

Meta AI Shows Up for Some Instagram and Messenger Users in India: What It Can Do

Meta AI Shows Up for Some Instagram and Messenger Users in India: What It Can Do

Meta AI made its debut in India last week when some users spotted the generative artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot appearing on the WhatsApp app. Now, Meta AI has also started showing up for some Instagram and Messenger users in the country as well. The Llama-powered chat assistant is a general…

Instagram to Test Features That Blur Messages Containing Nudity in Move to Boost Teen Safety

Instagram to Test Features That Blur Messages Containing Nudity in Move to Boost Teen Safety

Instagram will test features that blur messages containing nudity to safeguard teens and prevent potential scammers from reaching them, its parent Meta said on Thursday as it tries to allay concerns over harmful content on its apps. The tech giant is under mounting pressure in the United States and Europe…

Meta Records 16 Percent Uptick in 2023 Annual Revenue, Metaverse Unit Still Under Loss

Meta Records 16 Percent Uptick in 2023 Annual Revenue, Metaverse Unit Still Under Loss

Mark Zuckerberg, the chief of Meta (previously Facebook) recently disclosed revenue details about the company’s last quarter. Meta clocked a revenue of $40.1 billion (roughly Rs. 3,34,416 crore) between September and December. In total, the social media and Web3 mammoth managed to reel-in $134.9 billion (roughly Rs. 11,25,119 crore) in the…