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Apple and Google Questioned by Members of Congress Over User Tracking...
Top House Republicans of the Energy and Commerce Committee sent the CEOs of Apple and Alphabet letters today, requesting they answer questions about the collection of data through their devices—such as emails, location data, and users' voices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 00:15 UTC
7 Google products you didn't know existed...
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Google has not only become synonymous with web searches, but it has also become well known for providing other indispensable services like Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, and YouTube. However, Google off
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 07:41 UTC
ASUS ZenFone 5Z now available on Flipkart, at Rs. 29,999...
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The recently launched ASUS ZenFone 5Z is now available in India via Flipkart. Entering the mid-premium segment, the ASUS flagship smartphones comes at a starting price of Rs. 29,999. The phone pac
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 07:40 UTC
Baidu to launch self-driving buses in Japan next year...
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Chinese internet giant Baidu has announced a new partnership with SB Drive, a subsidiary of Japan's SoftBank. Under this, Baidu will produce 10 of its self-driving Apolong buses for SB Drive which it
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 06:51 UTC
LG files patent for smart pen with foldable display...
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LG has filed a patent for a smart stylus pen that has the potential to replace smartphones. As per the images, the pen features two displays: One a smaller display showcasing time, notifications, and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 06:33 UTC
New iPhones may have same charging cable as Android phones...
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For years, Apple has forged its own path. And unique charging ports on its devices is one such example. Back in the day, we had a 30-pin connector which, in 2012, was replaced by the incumbent Lightn
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 06:00 UTC
Petition to save Microsoft's unannounced foldable Surface smartphone...
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Even though recent reports suggested that Microsoft's much-rumored foldable Surface smartphone, codenamed Andromeda, will be pocket-sized and might release this year itself, a new set of reports now c
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 12:13 UTC
AI algorithm can teach cars to self-drive in 20 minutes...
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Wayve, a startup founded by two researchers from the Cambridge University, has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can learn how to drive a car from scratch in 20 minutes. Just l
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 08:52 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S10 to get a triple camera setup: Report...
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Samsung is working to launch its 10th anniversary smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Codenamed Beyond, the upcoming flagship is expected to be the next big thing in smartphone space. Further, according t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 05:58 UTC
Twitter is sweeping out fake accounts like never before, putting user growth at risk...
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Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 22:00 UTC
Twitter reportedly suspended 70 million fake accounts in May and June...
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Twitter been ramping up its purges of fake users, suspending 70 million accounts in May and June in its attempts to reduce the impact of misinformation. That's more than double the rate the social media platform was suspending back in October, accord.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 21:58 UTC
Human labor is propping up some companies' fake AI software...
There isn't always a computer program behind "AI" services—sometimes it's just plain old "I.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:25 UTC
Mi TV, Redmi Note 5 Pro go on sale today...
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Popular Xiaomi products, namely the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi LED TVs, are available on sale via Flipkart and, today. Under the sale, both the 4GB and 6GB variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro ar
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 11:40 UTC
KaiOS-based Nokia 8810 4G feature phone to get WhatsApp support...
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Reliance Jio recently announced its new KaiOS-based smart feature phone JioPhone 2, which will support WhatsApp as the app gets native compatibility for KaiOS. Now, HMD Global has clearly hinted tha
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 10:56 UTC
2018 iPhones to come in gold, blue, red, orange colors...
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Apple's 2018 iPhone line-up consists of a 5.8-inch OLED display iPhone, a larger 6.5-inch OLED display iPhone, and a more affordable 6.1-inch LCD display iPhone. Breaking Apple's monochrome pattern,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 07:32 UTC
Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at EU copyright law...
The pages go dark ahead of a vote on controversial new rules on website uploads and links.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-03 14:59 UTC
Facebook acknowledges it shared user data with dozens of companies...
Social network had agreements with 61 companies, ranging from AOL to UPS to dating app Hinge. Facebook continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it discontinued the practice in May 2015, the social networking giant acknowledged in 747 pages of documents
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 14:52 UTC
Inside Amazon's plan to dominate advertising business in 2019...
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Amazon's unrelenting efficiency, obsession with automation, and brutal pricing strategies have helped it disrupt or dominate industry after industry, which began with books way back in 1997. Over the next year, it's bringing those tactics to bear
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:40 UTC
John McAfee Vows Revenge On "Enemies" Who "Tried To Poison Me"...
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Update: It appears John McAfee has a suspect in mind and is offering a reward for details... $5,000 reward for anyone who can provided the full name, address and phone number of this man. No questions asked. Your confidentiality is assured. DM ME. pic.twi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 20:24 UTC
Tech companies are eavesdropping on you through your smart speaker...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/privacy_rights
Would you be willing to equip your bedroom or living room with an internet-connected microphone that could record and send all your conversations to the data-hungry server of a giant tech company or to a random person in your contact list? That is basical
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-23 15:50 UTC
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