Twitter allows to use 2FA service without taking users phone number

Twitter now allows users let you use two-factor authentication (2FA) without taking their phone number. It enable users to use authentication apps or security keys. Authentication apps are more secure, and now you can use them without providing more personal details to Twitter than you need to. We’re also making it easier to secure your account […]

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Govt new IT rules for social media would mandate traceability of originator

Government is reportedly finalising it’s IT rules for social media which would mandate traceability of originator of information on such platforms and removal of malicious content within 24 hours of notice, Parliament was informed on Thursday, 21 November, reported news agency PTI. The proposed new norms include deployment of technology-based automated tools or appropriate mechanisms […]

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TikTok has started testing links in bios and post feature

TikTok has reportedly started testing of a feature that lets users add links to their bios and posts, which can direct audiences to products or services. According to a video of the service in action posted by Fabian Bern, a marketer, it looks like audiences can purchase products featured in videos directly from the videos themselves. […]

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Apple removes all vaping related apps from the App Store

Apple has reportedly removed all vaping related apps from the App Store. The decision came after citing warnings from health experts that the spread of vaping products and e-cigarettes constitutes a public health crisis and a youth epidemic. In a press statement Apple said: “[We’ve] updated our App Store Review Guidelines to reflect that apps […]

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Instagram starts testing hide like counts on posts feature globally

Instagram has recently announced that it will expand its test of hide like counts on posts feature globally. This follows an announcement last week that the test would be expanding to the US as soon as this week. The company has been testing the feature in seven different countries already. So the users whose accounts will be included […]

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The NSA has stopped warrantless collection of location data from US phones

American intelligence agencies reportedly stopped the collection of US phone location data without a warrant last year, says a letter released from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence today. Last year, in a landmark decision, the Supreme Court ruled against authorities looking to search through electronic location data without a warrant. Citing the ruling, Sen. […]

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Amazon to open its own grocery store in Los Angeles

Amazon will reportedly open it’s won grocery store in Los Angeles next year the company confirmed to CNET this morning. Amazon also told CNET that the store won’t use the company’s cashierless checkout technology from its Amazon Go stores, so it seems this grocery chain will have new Amazon branding. The Wall Street Journal first reported on a new chain of Amazon […]

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T-Mobile announces to give free internet to 10 million homes if Sprint merger gets approved

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has recently announced that if T-Mobile merger with Sprint gets approved then the company would roll out a program to help provide children across the country with greater access to the internet and close the homework gap. T-Mobile is calling it Project 10 Million, and it aims to provide 10 million households […]

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T-Mobile to launch its nationwide 5G network on December 6th

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has recently announced that the company will launch its nationwide 5G network — built on the company’s 600 MHz band of spectrum on December 6th, company. T-Mobile has already launched its 5G network on a smaller scale with faster (but short-range) mmWave technology in a few cities, similar to Verizon. The 600 MHz […]

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Disney partners with Amazon to put Disney+ on Fire TV devices

Disney+ will now be available on Amazon Fire TV devices for the November 12th launch after all, reports The Wall Street Journal.  According a WSJ report last month that said the streaming service may not be available on Amazon products due to a disagreement over advertising. CEO Bob Iger announced the news on Disney’s fourth quarter earnings call, alongside news […]

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