WhatsApp Piloting Feature Enabling User Search by Username
The search bar will empower users to effortlessly find others using their designated usernames. This innovative update is designed to streamline the connection process while simultaneously elevating privacy standards. One of the notable advantages is the elimination of the necessity to exchange personal phone numbers.
Major Companies Withdraw Advertising Support from Elon Musk's X, Walmart Joins the Ranks
Walmart's departure from X adds to a growing list of companies that have ceased advertising on the platform since Elon Musk endorsed an antisemitic post last month. Notable names like Apple, Disney, IBM, Comcast, and Warner Bros. Discovery are among those that have withdrawn their advertisements.
Launch of GPT Store by OpenAI Postponed to Next Year
The message from OpenAI explained that unforeseen circumstances have demanded their attention, resulting in the delay of the GPT Store's release. The Verge reported on this development.
WhatsApp Cracks Down: Over 7.5 Million Suspicious Accounts Banned in India During October
Within the specified timeframe of October 1-31, the company not only responded to 9,063 complaint reports, a new high for the platform, but also proactively banned 1,919,000 accounts before receiving any user reports, as highlighted in its monthly compliance report.
Amazon Secures Three Launches via Musk's SpaceX to Bolster 'Project Kuiper'
These three Falcon 9 missions are slated to commence in mid-2025 and are integral to Kuiper's roadmap, which envisions a constellation of 3,236 satellites orbiting in low Earth orbit.
Google Settles for $27 Million with Employees Over Unfair Labor Practices
The case, initiated under California's Private Attorneys General Act, emerged in 2016, offering an initial glimpse into the wave of employee activism that has surged through the tech industry over the past seven years, according to a report by Semafor released late on Friday.
After Musk's Critique of Big Brands, X Aims Advertising Efforts Towards SMBs
According to a report by The Financial Times, X is looking to emphasize its engagement with SMBs, recognizing them as a significant engine that has been underplayed in the past.