Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tech

Twitter Goes Down

LONDON: Twitter users have put up numerous posts about their inability to enter the site. For the last few hours, Twitter has been working intermittently. At the moment, when a user tries to load the site on their browser, they receive the following message: “Something is technically wrong.” The DownDetector ...

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Remove apps you don’t want, Facebook asks users

LONDON: Days after Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress, Facebook has issued an advisory to all its users reminding them they control which apps they want to share their information with. In the advisory, Facebook directed users to the Apps and Website section of their settings, where ...

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Apple reportedly working on gold iPhone X

SAN FRANSISCO: Apple is reportedly working on a gold-colour variant of premium iPhone X as seen in recent photos published by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “This seems a little too good to be true but the FCC appears to have published photos of a gold iPhone X. Dated ...

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Moscow court bans messaging app Telegram

MOSCOW court banned Telegram messaging app, leading the way for it to be blocked across Russia for not turning over encrypted messaging traffic to security services. The court approved a request from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s communications watchdog, after an 18-minute hearing on Friday. telegram founder Pavel Durov ordered his lawyers not ...

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Google’s Gmail redesign

LONDON: Google has revealed a big upcoming refresh for Gmail on the web. As first reported by The Verge, the upgrade was revealed in a message from Google to administrators of G Suite accounts – G Suite being the suite of Google services that organizations can use on their own ...

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Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that of 87 million or so Facebook users that was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. But he pushed back on congress members’ suggestions that users do not have ...

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Toyota Investing Billions In New Self-Driving Car Company

TOKYO: Toyota is one of the many companies exploring self-driving car technologies for the future of mobility. The Japanese car giant has announced that it’s teaming up with two of its suppliers to set up a new company that will be dedicated to the research and development of autonomous cars. ...

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WhatsApp rolls out new features for IOS devices

LONDON: Facebook-owned social messaging application WhatsApp is rolling out new feature that allows users to add time or location filter in photos and videos. The new feature is similar to Instagram and Snapchat where the user could add similar stickers while sharing videos and photos. How to add filters Press the ...

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Bill Gates Says Bitcoin has Caused Deaths

NEW YORK: Microsoft founder Bill Gates criticised the anonymity of cryptocurrencies during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session on Tuesday, even going so far as to suggest that their use in the illicit drugs trade has directly caused death. “The main feature of crypto currencies is their anonymity,” he said. ...

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California to allow self-driving cars on road

CALIFORNIA: Driverless cars will be tested in California for the first time without a person behind a steering wheel under new rules that state regulators approved Monday for the fast-developing technology. The regulations are a major step toward getting autonomous vehicles to dealerships and onto the streets of California, where ...

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