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News and Press

Huawei’s next foldable may be called Mate V

July 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

When the first flexible screen smartphone made headlines more than a year ago, people were polarized in their opinions about the new futuristic technology. Many saw it as a gimmick and the high price wasn’t helping either. Nevertheless, manufacturers embraced […]


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US sanctions make Huawei more of a security risk, says leaked UK report

July 6, 2020

Via: The Verge

The UK may reverse its decision to allow Huawei as a supplier for the country’s 5G network buildout after a report concluded that US sanctions would make the Chinese telecom giant’s equipment less safe. The report from GCHQ’s National Cyber […]


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Facebook will pin voting registration links to the top of the News Feed for all US voters

July 2, 2020

Via: The Verge

Facebook will pin a box with information about voter registration on the top of the News Feed for every US user who is of voting age starting tomorrow, July 3rd, the company announced today. The box, once it’s live, will […]


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11 years before iPhone, the first-ever flip phone changed the world

July 2, 2020

Via: CNET

The folded-up flip phone sits in front of me like a child’s plastic plaything, a rainbow of terraced ridges that starts with a bump the color of earwax before cascading down to blue, green, that sickly yellow again and finally […]


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Facebook to warn users before they share old news articles

June 26, 2020

Via: The Verge

Facebook is rolling out a new feature globally that will warn users if they’re about to share an article that’s over 90 days old. The feature, which was announced in a blog post, is designed to give people more context […]


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Apple’s AI plan: a thousand small conveniences

June 25, 2020

Via: The Verge

AI has become an integral part of every tech company’s pitch to consumers. Fail to hype up machine learning or neural networks when unveiling a new product, and you might as well be hawking hand-cranked calculators. This can lead to […]


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Google Pixel 3 issues may bring another class action lawsuit to Google

June 23, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Big tech companies are no stranger to class action lawsuits. Over the years, Google has had several lawsuits facing it and in 2019, the company had to pay $7.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit regarding issues with the […]


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Microsoft isn’t happy with Apple’s App Store bullying either

June 19, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft believes it’s time for antitrust regulators to fully investigate Apple’s App Store. Speaking during a Politico interview this week, Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad Smith outlined Apple’s walled garden approach to its App Store, and how it’s affecting competition. […]


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Facebook and Instagram will let users ‘turn off’ all political ads for the 2020 election

June 17, 2020

Via: The Verge

Critics say Facebook is actively enabling the spread of political misinformation online, but the social network has now come up with its own idiosyncratic solution: shift responsibility to the public at large by letting users “turn off” political ads they […]


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Apple faces another EU antitrust complaint as App Store pressure grows

June 16, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple is facing yet another European antitrust complaint, after Rakuten’s Kobo subsidiary complained to the European Commission about Apple’s 30 percent cut on ebooks in the App Store. The Financial Times reports that Rakuten filed the complaint in March, alleging […]