Facebook will not remove encryption from WhatsApp and Messenger

Facebook executives has recently told Attorney General William Barr that the company would not provide law enforcement with investigative access to its encrypted messaging products ahead of a senate hearing on encryption on Tuesday. In a letter, WhatsApp and Messenger heads Will Cathcart and Stan Chudnovsky, respectively, said: “The backdoor access you are demanding for law enforcement […]

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NEFT money transfer will be available 24×7 from 16 December says RBI

Starting from 16 December, bank users will be able to use NEFT money transfer at anytime of the day or night as the service will be available 24×7 in India says RBI. The announcement was made by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 6 December through this notification, and informed that all the banks in […]

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Filmmakers has reportedly sued US government over social media surveillance rules

A group of filmmakers have recently sued the US government for social media surveillance rules. The lawsuit argues that the requirement unconstitutionally discourages applicants from speaking online — and, conversely, discourages people who post political speech from trying to enter the US. This lawsuit, filed by the Doc Society and the International Documentary Association, challenges the decision […]

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Rev Has Banned Kids From Working As Transcribers

Transcription company Rev has recently updated its Terms of Service agreement following reports of workers unhappy with low pay and exposure to graphic files without warning. The new changes explains its workers classification as independent contractors, apart from this the company has also added age limit according to the new terms the company now requires transcribers to […]

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Texas has recently dropped its lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has recently announced that his office would drop its lawsuit opposing the merger between telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint. Texas has dropped its lawsuit as part of a settlement with the proposed New T-Mobile. In the settlement, New T-Mobile committed to providing 5G wireless broadband coverage to areas where most Texans live and […]

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Restaurant Association has recently boycotts zomato’s gold delivery service

The Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (AHAR) has recently took a decision to boycott Zomato’s Gold delivery service. The association made the decision at a meeting held on Thursday in Mumbai. Nearly 300 restaurants have decided to boycott the service. According to the reports the premium loyalty program by Zomato has not gone well with […]

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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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