Malware Agent Smith has affected 25 million Android devices

A new malware called Agent Smith has recently affected more than 25 million android devices. This Android malware replaces portions of apps with its own code according to security firm Check Point. The malware doesn’t steal data from a user. Instead, it hacks apps and forces them to display more ads or takes credit for the […]

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France passes controversial tax on digital services

France has recently passed a controversial tax on digital services which will effect American tech companies, as the United States says it will investigate the plan. Under the bill, just passed by the French Senate, tech companies with more than €750 million in global revenue and €25 million in French revenue will be required to pay a […]

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Lawmakers pressed officials on the federal government’s use of facial recognition as activists push for ban

Lawmakers has reportedly pressed officials on the federal government’s use of facial recognition today, as activists push for an outright ban on the technology. The issue came under renewed scrutiny this week after a report on how Immigration and Customers Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are using the technology in investigations. Americans don’t expect and […]

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Facebook will launch experimental apps under NPE Team name

Facebook has recently announced that it will launch a new brand of experimental apps for consumers, developed under the NPE Team, from Facebook label. NPE stands for new product experimentation. The team will be developing new apps for iOS, Android, and the web, with a specific focus on consumer services, which is similar to Microsoft’s Garage […]

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Amazon admitted that keeps Alexa data even if you delete audio files

Amazon has recently admitted that it doesn’t always delete data that it obtains through Alexa and Echo devices even after a user chooses to wipe the audio files from their account. The revelations, outlined explicitly by Amazon in a letter to Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), which was published today and dated June 28th, sheds even more light on […]

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France new law will for force tech companies to remove content the French government thinks as hate speech

The French lawmakers has recently approved a measure designed to force tech companies like Facebook and Google to remove content the French government deems hate speech, the Associate Press reported earlier today. The provision, which is part of a larger internet regulation bill, was adopted by the lower house of the French Parliament on Thursday. If it […]

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Instagram is planning to display ads in Its explore page

Instagram is reportedly planning to show advertisements on its explore page to target users who access the section to discover new content. Now the ads would not appear on the Explore grid itself, they would appear once a user taps on an explore post and begins scrolling through that discovery feed. Instagram Director of business […]

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US power output from renewables exceeds coal for the first time

For the first time in history, the United States produced more energy from renewable sources than from coal, according to new figures from the US Energy Information Administration. Hydroelectric dams, solar panels, and wind turbines generated 68.5 million megawatt-hours of energy during the month of April 2019, compared to 60 million for coal. A couple of […]

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Israel will no longer send an another spacecraft to the Moon

Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL has recently announced that it will abandon plans for a second moonshot after a crash landing in its original mission earlier this spring. At the time, the company said it would make a second attempt to land on the Moon, but a tweet from its official Twitter account today say that the team will […]

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SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket Successfully

SpaceX has successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 research satellites on Tuesday, 25 June. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first ordered by the military. The Defense Department mission, dubbed STP-2 for Space Test Program, is expected to provide data to certify the Falcon Heavy — and […]

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