YouTube is testing video download feature for desktop web browser

YouTube is testing video download feature for desktop web browser reports Android Police. If know that if you’re eligible for the test, which runs through October 19th, check out YouTube’s experimental features page, which lists tests available for Premium subscribers. According to Google: If you have opted in and on a supported browser i.e. the latest versions […]

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Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency exchange to fight ransomware attacks

On Tuesday, The Treasury Department issued its first sanctions against a cryptocurrency exchange as part of a series of actions targeting the use of digital currencies in ransomware attacks. The sanctions will block all trades involving the cryptocurrency exchange Suex and US entities. According to the Treasury Department, around 40 percent of all Suex transactions involve illegal […]

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Senate Democrats call on FTC to fix data privacy crisis

Senate Democrats called the Federal Trade Commission to write new rules to protect consumer data privacy in a new letter to the agency authored on Monday. The letter, led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and signed by eight other Democratic senators, was sent to FTC Chair Lina Khan Monday, calling on the agency to begin a rulemaking […]

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South Korea Charged Google With $176.8 Million for Anti-Competitive Practice

On Tuesday, South Korea’s antitrust regulator said , it had decided to fine Google with $176.8 million for its alleged abuse of the market dominance in the mobile operating system and app markets. Since 2016, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) has been looking into Google over allegations it obstructed local smartphone makers, such as […]

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Google signs satellite connectivity deal with SpaceX

On Sunday, Google announced that it has signed a deal with SpaceX to use the space company’s growing satellite internet service, Starlink, with its cloud unit. SpaceX will install Starlink terminals at Google’s cloud data centers around the world, aiming to utilize the cloud for Starlink customers and enabling Google to use the satellite network’s […]

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Biden signs executive order to improve national cybersecurity

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order implementing new policies to improve national cybersecurity. The executive order outlines a number of initiatives, including reducing barriers to information sharing between the government and the private sector, mandating the deployment of multi-factor authentication in the federal government, establishing a Cybersecurity Safety Review Board modeled after […]

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US State attorneys general told Facebook to cancel plans to build Instagram for kids

On Monday, In a open letter, US National Association of Attorneys General told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to cancel its plans to build Instagram for children under the age of 13. The letter is signed by 44 different state-level attorneys general representing a majority of US territories. “It appears that Facebook is not responding to […]

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WhatsApp Changes Deadline For Accepting Its Privacy Policy

In a new statement posted on its website, WhatsApp says users won’t lose any functionality if they fail to accept its new privacy policy by May 15th. “No one will have their accounts deleted or lose functionality of WhatsApp on May 15th because of this update.” Although WhatsApp has relaxed the deadline for accepting the […]

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Google to add two-factor verification to users account by default

Google is making some significant changes to make its user accounts more secure. The company is reportedly planning to implement two-factor verification on users account by default. The company wrote in a blog post that it will soon start enrolling customers in two-step verification if their accounts are appropriately configured. Once enabled, they’ll receive a […]

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