Tag: germany

App security, Applications

Zoom security: Here’s how Germany got its wires crossed over video-chat privacy

June 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Germany’s various commissioners for data privacy have been kept busy during the country’s lockdown. Working from home, millions of citizens turned to online communications, including video conferencing and messaging services. Recent research shows that 57% of Germans currently use video […]

Networking, Tech

5G: Three will provide customers with upgrade from 4G at no extra cost

July 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Three will offer 5G connectivity to its customers at no extra cost, and without speed caps on the mobile data services, the mobile network provider has announced. Three will start rolling-out its 5G network in August, initially in London, before […]

News and Press

Apple to resume selling banned iPhone models in Germany exclusively with Qualcomm inside

February 14, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple will resume sales of iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 devices in Germany, after a ruling in December forced the company to halt sales of the two devices for infringing on Qualcomm patents. The legal disputes between Apple and Qualcomm […]

News and Press

Facebook ordered to stop combining WhatsApp and Instagram data without consent in Germany

February 7, 2019

Via: The Verge

Germany’s national competition regulator has ordered Facebook to stop combining user data from different sources without voluntary consent. The order applies to data collected by Facebook-owned platforms like WhatsApp and Instagram, but also third-party sources that Facebook uses to flesh […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

German government ‘urged’ to consider Huawei 5G ban

November 15, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Germany could be the next country to block the use of Huawei technology in building its 5G network. Reports have claimed that members of Germany’s interior and foreign ministries reportedly hope to convince the country’s government to consider banning mobile […]


The future is here: New face recognition technology can work in the dark

August 3, 2015

Via: Yoni Heisler

It’s kind of crazy how quickly face detection and recognition technology managed to push its way into the mainstream. Over the past few years we’ve seen face recognition technology reach desktop photo software like iPhoto and even mass market smartphones […]