Free Press Journal
  • Apple acquires music recognition app Shazam

    San Francisco: In keeping with its plan to expand the company’s music business, Apple confirmed that it is acquiring popular music recognition app Shazam beating Snapchat and Spotify. It has come to an agreement with the London-based service late on Monday, Tech Crunch reported.

  • WhatsApp testing new features like tap to unblock, reply privately in groups

    San Francisco: WhatsApp is testing new features for its over one billion users that include tap to unblock and private replies in groups, among others. In the latest WhatsApp Android Beta version, spotted by the popular fan website WABetaInfo, “when you want to select a contact from the Contact List, you can easily chat to blocked contacts simply unblocking them using the new action: tap and hold the cell to unblock and send

  • smart consumption at home, energy efficient, thermostats, savvy apps, energy consumption

    Powering smart consumption at home

    Coupled with energy efficient lighting and thermostats, to savvy appliances that shift their operation times to off-peak hours to better accommodate the electric grid, smart home gadgets are an additional key to ensuring smarter energy consumption. With the help of our featured smart home gadgets, you can make your abode from ordinary to extraordinary while contributing to a more energy efficient world.

  • apps to control home's energy, home appliances, home energy resources, energy apps, tips and tricks

    Apps to control your home’s energy efficiency

    There are a number of energy efficiency applications on the market today, designed with the goal of helping the average consumer reduce their home’s energy use. While some simply help you track energy usage more effectively, others offer tips and tricks. Here are a few of the applications available:

  • national energy conservation day, day 14 special, save energy, water, money, energy-saving technologies, tech news, tech gadgets

    Get smart this National Energy Conservation Day

    National Energy Conservation Day (December 14) is celebrated to highlight importance of energy conservation in our day-to-day life. There are plenty of gadgets available in the market that help one to save energy, water, money and ultimately a little bit of the planet, too. Here are some energy-saving technologies

  • WhatsApp’s standalone Business app set for launch soon

    San Francisco: As businesses widely use WhatsApp to communicate with their customers, particularly in Asia, the Facebook-owned service appears all set to launch a brand new app for them.

  • Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of Sachin Saga Cricket Champions

    Sachin Tendulkar launches much-awaited mobile game Sachin Saga Cricket Champions; read full details

    JetSynthesys, a leading digital entertainment and gaming company today launched its much-awaited game “Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” featuring the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. At a high decibel event today, Sachin Tendulkar unveiled the game along with Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Non-Executive Chairman, JetSynthesys and Mr. Rajan Navani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, JetSynthesys.

  • Most distant blackhole discovered: NASA

    Washington, Scientists have discovered the farthest known supermassive black hole – a matter-eating beast that is 800 million times the mass of our Sun. Astronomers combined data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) with ground-based surveys to identify potential distant objects to study, then followed up with Carnegie Observatories’ Magellan telescopes in Chile.

  • Gender discrimination lawsuit against Google dismissed

    San Francisco: In a respite for Google, a judge has dismissed a gender discrimination lawsuit from former Google employees that accused the tech giant of paying male employees more than women.

  • Facebook comes up with new policy to report harassment, explicit images

    Social media site, Facebook, have unveiled a new policy to report harassment and explicit images encountered by the user. This comes on the back of many users complaining that explicit images were “shared in revenge” on the platform without their consent, which violates the company’s terms of service.

  • YouTube to hire 10,000 people to root out bad content

    London: YouTube will hire 10,000 people to monitor and control violent extremism on the popular video streaming platform, along with curbing content that endangers children.