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Don’t be Scammed by this Fake Emirates Airlines Survey

Emirates airline has requested residents to never respond to this fake survey, and abstain from sharing it with friends. According to the airline’s spokesperson, investigation of this scam is now underway, and appropriate action will be taken against the perpetrators.

Apple Plans More Features for Parents to Control Kids’ Phone Use

Apple Inc. said it plans new features to help parents control how children use its smartphones, responding to criticism from two shareholders about the entrancing qualities and potential mental health impact of the company’s iPhone.

Student Portal AI to Help Students Recognise their Skills

Partnered with more than 80 global online training providers, the platform will also suggest what training a person requires to fit a certain job role, with discounts on such courses also available. “One of the biggest challenges globally is skills development. What we aim to do is help people identify their skill-sets as well as their skills gaps.”

WhatsApp Stops Working on these Smartphones

Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp has stopped working on smartphones that support ‘BlackBerry OS’, ‘BlackBerry 10’, ‘Windows Phone 8.0’ and older platforms in the New Year. “These platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future,” a spokesperson wrote in a support note on the company’s website.

Skype Blocked in UAE. What are the Alternatives?

Skype, the popular software that allows users to make voice and video calls between computers, mobile phones and tablet devices via the internet, has been blocked in the UAE. According to a tweet by UAE-based telecom companies Etisalat and du, the access to Skype has been blocked over unlicensed VoIP calls.