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The Most Curated News in the World of Innovation & Digital Technology

Apple Hit With Another European Class Action Over Throttled iPhones
Apple Hit With Another European Class Action Over Throttled iPhones

- 1 hour ago
A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation -- for what Italy's Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs "planned obsolescence" of a number of iPhone 6 models. From a report: The action relates to performance t…...

Taboola is going public via SPAC
Taboola is going public via SPAC

- 6 hours ago
Taboola is the latest company seeking to go public via special purpose acquisition company — more commonly known as a SPAC. To achieve this, it will merge......

Latest Netflix update aims to make your phone’s speakers sound better
Latest Netflix update aims to make your phone’s speakers sound better

- 2 hours ago
A new codec means less time spent adjusting the volume on your phone....

Tesla sues a former employee for allegedly taking automation files
Tesla sues a former employee for allegedly taking automation files

- 22 hours ago
Tesla hired and then almost immediately fired a software automation engineer earlier in January for allegedly stealing proprietary information about the electric car company. Now the company is suing the engineer. In a court filing from Friday, Tesla sued sof…...

US Defense Intelligence Agency admits to buying citizens’ location data
US Defense Intelligence Agency admits to buying citizens’ location data

- 3 days ago
We’ve long suspected the US government may be collecting location data from our phones, but the Defense Intelligence Agency has just admitted it does so in a memo....

An EU parliament website for COVID testing allegedly broke the EU’s privacy laws
An EU parliament website for COVID testing allegedly broke the EU’s privacy laws

- 3 days ago
An EU privacy watchdog has filed a complaint on the behalf of parliamentary members, alleging that the site set up for them to schedule COVID tests illegally sent information to the US....

Goama lets developers integrate a social gaming platform into their apps
Goama lets developers integrate a social gaming platform into their apps

- 1 week ago
Goama (also known as Go Games) lets developers quickly integrate social games into their apps. Some of Goama’s clients have used it for promotional campaigns, while others rely on the platform, which introduces new games every week, to add a full-fledged gami…...

WhatsApp-Facebook data-sharing transparency under review by EU DPAs after Ireland sends draft decision
WhatsApp-Facebook data-sharing transparency under review by EU DPAs after Ireland sends draft decision

- 1 week ago
A long-running investigation in the European Union focused on the transparency of data-sharing between Facebook and WhatsApp has taken the first major step towards a resolution. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) confirmed Saturday it sent a draft dec…...

Tencent-backed Hike, once India's answer to WhatsApp, has given up on messaging
Tencent-backed Hike, once India's answer to WhatsApp, has given up on messaging

- 1 week ago
India’s answer to WhatsApp has completely moved on from messaging. Hike Messenger, backed by Tencent, Tiger Global and SoftBank and valued at $1.4 billion......

Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee sent back to prison in bribery case
Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee sent back to prison in bribery case

- 1 week ago
Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee is back in prison following a retrial of his 2017 conviction in a bribery case that helped lead to the downfall of former South Korean president Park Guen-hye. The Seoul High Court sentenced Lee to 30 months on Mon…...

Why Isn’t Telegram End-to-End Encrypted by Default

- 2 weeks ago
I've been getting this question more often this year. It's based on the wrong assumption that some other popular messaging apps such as WhatsApp are "end-to-end encrypted by default", while Telegram is not. This post is intended to disprove this myth that has…...

Hundreds of Parler videos from Capitol riot republished in chronological timeline
Hundreds of Parler videos from Capitol riot republished in chronological timeline

- 1 week ago
ProPublica’s has created an interactive tool organizing over 500 videos taken in Washington, DC during the march and subsequent Capitol building riots of January 6th. The videos were sourced from Parler....

GitHub admits ‘significant mistakes were made’ in firing of Jewish employee
GitHub admits ‘significant mistakes were made’ in firing of Jewish employee

- 1 week ago
The news comes after the company hired an independent law firm to investigate the termination. GitHub’s head of HR is also resigning....

Google may require AV1 codec support on all new Android TV devices starting March 31st
Google may require AV1 codec support on all new Android TV devices starting March 31st

- 1 week ago
Google’s Android TV platform powers set-top boxes, dongles, projectors, and even TVs themselves. As the shift to Google TV has been ongoing, Google is laying down a new requirement for all new Android TV devices — they must support the AV1 streaming codec. m…...

Vodafone Idea in talks to offer tracking tech to vaccination companies
Vodafone Idea in talks to offer tracking tech to vaccination companies

Economic Times - 1 week ago
The end-to-end monitoring will start the minute the vaccine leaves the factory bound for an inoculation hub, including storage time at cold chains. Vis enterprise business unit has developed the IoT solutions and vaccine temperature sensors....

Twitter acquires social podcasting app Breaker, team to help build Twitter Spaces
Twitter acquires social podcasting app Breaker, team to help build Twitter Spaces

- 3 weeks ago
Twitter has acquired social broadcasting app Breaker, the companies announced today via a combination of blog posts and tweets. The deal will see Breaker’s team joining Twitter to help “improve the health of the public conversation” on the service, as well as…...

Indian electronics and lifestyle brand Boat raises $100 million from Warburg Pincus
Indian electronics and lifestyle brand Boat raises $100 million from Warburg Pincus

- 3 weeks ago
Boat, an electronics and lifestyle startup in India, has raised $100 million in a new financing round that many independent investors termed as the most successful hardware startup story in the world’s second largest internet market. An affiliate of Warburg P…...

Niantic buys competitive gaming platform Mayhem
Niantic buys competitive gaming platform Mayhem

- 3 weeks ago
Pokémon GO creator Niantic has acquired a small SF gaming startup building a league and tournament organization platform to help gamers create their own......

Jack Ma’s absence from public eye sparks Twitter discussions
Jack Ma’s absence from public eye sparks Twitter discussions

- 3 weeks ago
The world’s attention is on Jack Ma’s whereabouts after reports noted the billionaire founder of Alibaba and Ant Group had been absent from public view since late October. On October 24, Ma delivered fiery remarks against China’s financial system to an audien…...

Udaan E-Commerce Startup Raises $280 Million From Tencent, Others
Udaan E-Commerce Startup Raises $280 Million From Tencent, Others

- 3 weeks ago
Udaan, a homegrown business-to-business e-commerce startup, has raised $280 million (roughly Rs. 2,046 crores), it said Wednesday, as it seeks to serve more mom-and-pop businesses that are buying products online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

Google to add App Store privacy labels to its iOS apps as soon as this week
Google to add App Store privacy labels to its iOS apps as soon as this week

- 3 weeks ago
Contrary to reports, Google is not delaying updates to its iOS apps because it doesn’t want to comply with Apple’s recently announced App Store Privacy Labels policy. The new policy, a part of the company’s larger privacy push, requires developers to disclose…...

Italy court orders Facebook to pay $5 million in damages for copying app
Italy court orders Facebook to pay $5 million in damages for copying app

Reuters UK - 3 weeks ago
A Milan-based appeals court on Tuesday ordered Facebook to pay 3.83 million euros ($4.70 million) in damages to an Italian software development company for copying an app, a court document seen by Reuters showed....

Amazon Might Be Working on an Alexa-Enabled Sleep Apnea Gadget
Amazon Might Be Working on an Alexa-Enabled Sleep Apnea Gadget

- 3 weeks ago
Amazon might be working on an Alexa-enabled device that could potentially track sleep and detect sleep apnea, according to a Business Insider report. Citing anonymous sources and an internal Amazon document, Business Insider claims the device is about the siz…...

Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin
Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin

Bitcoin News - 3 weeks ago

  1. Trump Bans Chinese Payment App Giants Alipay and Wechat- Order Could Steer Billions of Dollars Toward Bitcoin  Bitcoin News
  2. Donald Trump issues ban on U.S. transactions with 8 Chinese apps including Alipay  CNBC Television
  3. Trump ba…...

Amazon eyes launching its computer science education program in India
Amazon eyes launching its computer science education program in India

- 4 weeks ago
Amazon is planning to extend its computer science program Future Engineer to India, demonstrating its growing interest in the education space in the world’s second largest internet market. In a job recruitment post, the company said that initial research for …...

Google pilots a search feature that aggregates short-form videos from TikTok and Instagram
Google pilots a search feature that aggregates short-form videos from TikTok and Instagram

- 4 weeks ago
Google is testing a new feature that will surface Instagram and TikTok videos in their own dedicated carousel in the Google app for mobile devices — a move that could help the company retain users in search of social video entertainment from fully leaving Goo…...

Apple’s lawsuit against Corellium has been partly thrown out
Apple’s lawsuit against Corellium has been partly thrown out

- 4 weeks ago
Back in August of last year Apple filed a lawsuit against the virtualization software company Corellium, arguing that the product infringed its copyright and later adding claims that Corellium’s product violates the DMCA. While the DMCA claims will still need…...

Trump’s call for $2,000 stimulus check divides GOP
Trump’s call for $2,000 stimulus check divides GOP

- 4 weeks ago
President Donald Trump‘s criticism and refusal to sign the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has left Republican senators divided and will leave many......

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