Tag: Technology

Jun 3

Twitter’s Head of Trust and Safety, Ella Irwin, Resigns Amid Controversy and Turmoil

Twitter’s head of trust and safety, Ella Irwin, has resigned from her position at the social media company. Her departure comes amid ongoing criticism regarding the platform’s approach to content moderation and struggles with advertiser retention following Elon Musk’s acquisition in October. Irwin, who joined Twitter in June 2022 from Amazon, confirmed her resignation to […]
May 31

Barely 10% of total global IT spend is on cloud services: Dilip Kumar, Global VP – AWS Applications

The opportunity to modernise and move applications to the cloud is significant for companies of all sizes. “The speed of cloud adoption doesn’t matter; what’s important is reaping the benefits,” says Dilip Kumar, vice-president, AWS Applications. He talks to Sudhir Chowdhary on how he plans to drive a growing category of AWS services. Excerpts: How […]
May 26

YouTube is killing ‘Stories’ a popular feature next month – What could it means for your channel

The Google-owned video platform has confirmed that it’s shutting down YouTube Stories in June. Stories first launched in 2018, and allowed creators to post short, mobile-only videos that expired after seven days. YouTube claims the change is being made to prioritise other features on the platform. In a blog, it explained: ‘Today, there are many […]
May 12

The Google Pixel Tablet is not what you think it is and that’s a good thing | First impressions

The Google Pixel Tablet is not just another tablet. While most brands want to sell you tablets that can transform into a laptop with a keyboard and stylus both sold separately, Google is making no such claims (it’s not even selling a first-party keyboard or stylus at this point). With the Pixel Tablet, it is […]
May 12

UK SMEs are the most tech savvy in Europe

SMEs in the UK are leading Europe when it comes to accepting contactless payments, with almost all now accepting near-field communications (NFC)-based card payments. According to a survey by SME-focused fintech SumUp, 90% of UK SMEs now accept payment by contactless cards. In Switzerland, 85% of SMEs accept the payments, while 78% do so in […]
May 8

Google Pixel 7a India launch: Everything we know about Google’s upcoming ‘budget’ Pixel ahead of IO 2023

Google is set for I/O 2023 developer conference where it is expected to make a bunch of announcements across software and hardware. On May 10, which is when the keynote is taking place, we’ll hear more about Android 14 as well as Pixel hardware including the Pixel Fold and “budget” Pixel 7a. The Pixel Tablet […]