Month: August 2021

South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill that bans major app store operators such as Google and Apple from forcing software developers to use their payment systems, effectively stopping them from charging commissions on in-app purchases. It is the first such curb by a major economy on the likes of Apple and Alphabet’s Google,
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Acer has announced it will soon enter the smart TV space in India under a licensing agreement with Bengaluru-based Indkal Technologies. Acer, which is famous for its computer hardware and accessories, has not shared the exact details of the deal. The company has also not revealed much about its upcoming smart TV series except that
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Telegram has become the latest app to surpass the mark of one billion downloads globally, according to a report. The instant messaging app, which has been in existence late since 2013, competes against WhatsApp and Facebook’s Messenger. It was able to grow its market presence amid public outrage over WhatsApp’s recent privacy policy update. Telegram
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If you’re done with your Telegram channel or group, you can delete it for good. This means that the channel or group will no longer be accessible, and all the chats and messages will be gone forever. If you’re at the point where you want to delete your Telegram channel or group, this article will
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iPhone 13 series could come with low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communication connectivity that will allow users to make calls and send messages without requiring cellular coverage, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reportedly predicted in a note to investors. The next-generation iPhone lineup is said to have hardware ready to support communication via LEO satellites in areas
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China has launched a multi-pronged crackdown on its tech companies, leaving startups and decades-old firms alike operating in a new, uncertain environment. Here are sectors that are facing regulatory pressure: Gaming companies Chinese regulators have slashed the amount of time players under the age of 18 can spend on online games to an hour of
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When people use the internet, some information gets collected about them and used for marketing purposes. However, you might also wonder whether federal agencies could breach constitutional boundaries and spy on citizens. Is the government spying on us? If so, what are its reasons and which techniques does it use? Can the Government Spy on
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Mi Smart Band 6 will go on sale today in India via Amazon and Mi.com. The wearable comes with features like blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) tracking, a full screen colour AMOLED display, and 30 sports modes. There are also women’s health tracking features, continuous heart rate monitoring, stress monitoring, and sleep monitoring as well. It
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Picture this: you’re playing your favorite game, watching a movie, or scrolling through your social media feed, and all of a sudden, your phone freezes. You try tapping or swiping the screen, and still nothing. The app just froze out of nowhere. Now, usually, this isn’t a big deal since you can just close the
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Microsoft on Thursday warned thousands of its cloud computing customers, including some of the world’s largest companies, that intruders could have the ability to read, change or even delete their main databases, according to a copy of the email and a cybersecurity researcher. The vulnerability is in Microsoft Azure’s flagship Cosmos DB database. A research
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Hopscotch, a coding app for kids on Apple’s App Store, opened up about its recent frustrations over an update issue and persistent rejections from the company. The rejections were later found to be “a mistake” caused by a “glitch” in Apple’s automated software. In a heated tweet thread, Hopscotch’s CEO Samantha John vented out her
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DeFi, short for decentralized finance, describes the financial services and products available to cryptocurrency holders. DeFi has a wealth of unconventional features that make it appealing to the crypto community, such as accessing financial services without requiring personal identification. DeFi also differs from conventional banking in how it works— no central entity controls the assets
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