Google Allo Is Shutting Down: Here’s How to Save Your Chat History

Google Allo Is Shutting Down: Here’s How to Save Your Chat History

After “pausing investment” in its smart messaging app Allo back in April, Google has now announced that it will stop supporting Allo altogether. Instead, Google will shift its focus to Android Messages, and bringing new features to the app, to make the SMS experience more efficient. The company says that it will keep Allo working till March 2019, after which it will no longer be available. Allo users are advised to export their chat history,…

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Google Hangouts for Consumers Will Be Shutting Down Sometime in 2020: Report

Google Hangouts for Consumers Will Be Shutting Down Sometime in 2020: Report

Google will shut its popular Hangouts service for consumers by 2020, 9to5Google has reported, citing sources aware of the product’s roadmap. Hangouts was launched as a replacement for Gchat in 2013 by the tech titan but has been losing features in recent years as the company has stopped updating the app and taken away SMS messaging. However, Hangouts still is a prominent chat option in Gmail on the Web and the app also exists on…

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Flipkart Launches 2GUD Refurbished Goods Platform After Shutting Down eBay India

Flipkart Launches 2GUD Refurbished Goods Platform After Shutting Down eBay India

Flipkart on Wednesday finally launched its new e-commerce platform for refurbished goods that it had revealed late last month, when CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy announced the shutdown of eBay India. Called 2GUD, it is the company’s first foray into the refurbished goods market – which it says is expected to be a $20 billion (roughly Rs. 1,39,740 crores) market in 5-6 years. Flipkart’s 2GUD platform will initially only stock refurbished smartphones, laptops, tablets, and electronic accessories,…

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Cyberattacks risk ‘shutting down entire countries,’ industry experts warn

Cyberattacks risk ‘shutting down entire countries,’ industry experts warn

On Monday, researchers at the World Economic Forum (WEF) found that executives in Europe and advanced economies had named cyberattacks as the leading risk to business. The WEF’s latest study also revealed that worries about technological risks were becoming increasingly common among chief executives. “What we have found is that the industrial cyberthreat is a big problem. More of a concern for oil and gas professionals than on the Information Technology (IT) side,” Leo Simonovich,…

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Google Pixel 3 Overheating, Shutting Down Without Warning for Some Users While Charging

Video call seems to be the common culprit behind these overheating issues on Pixel 3 Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the latest and greatest when it comes to smartphone innovation from Google this year. However, since launch, reviewers and customers have been facing one or the other issue with the software and hardware of these new handsets. User reports coming in now suggest that some Pixel 3 units have a serious overheating…

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