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June, 2020

  • 4 June

    Hackers and Hucksters Reinvigorate ‘Anonymous’ Brand Amid US Protests

    The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality. Born from internet chat boards more than a dozen years ago, the collective was once known for organizing low-skill but effective denial-of-service attacks that temporarily ...

  • 3 June

    WhatsApp Web: Everything You Need to Know

    WhatsApp is not just for phones. With WhatsApp Web, you can access the popular chat messenger on Mac, Windows, iPad or Android tablets. WhatsApp Web is very easy to set up on any of these devices and the good thing is that you can use WhatsApp Web without phone. In ...

  • 2 June

    EU’s Breton Signals Tougher Tech Rules as Consultations Begin

    EU industrial chief Thierry Breton on Tuesday signalled a tougher line with US tech giants as he launched consultations on the bloc’s proposed new rules for the sector. In a blog outlining why new regulations are needed, Breton will say chief executives should be held responsible for their company’s actions ...

  • 1 June

    Google Rejects Call for Huge Australian Media Payout

    Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal. The company’s top executive in Australia said Google made barely AUD 10 million (roughly Rs. 50 crores) per year from news-linked advertising, a fraction of ...

May, 2020

  • 31 May

    Mitron App, an Emerging TikTok Alternative, Said to Have Vulnerability That Puts User Accounts at Risk

    Mitron app, which was launched as an alternative to TikTok and has gained notable popularity in a short time, allegedly has a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to compromise user accounts and send messages on behalf of a specific user. The flaw doesn’t allow any bad actor to steal ...

  • 30 May

    Twitter Has More Tools to Use Against Trump, if It Chooses

    Twitter’s moves to label or hide comments from US President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come. The messaging platform has a range of “enforcement” options for dealing with content in violation of its policies, each ...

  • 29 May

    Zuckerberg Distances Facebook From Twitter in Trump Fight

    Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg took pains to distance his company from Twitter and its fight with US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the White House moved to scrap a law protecting social media companies. Republican Trump, who accuses social media firms of bias against conservatives, without evidence, stepped ...

  • 28 May

    TikTok’s Ratings Moved Up to 4.4 Stars on Google Play as Google Removed Mass Negativity

    TikTok’s app ratings on Google Play have moved up to 4.4 stars from 1.2 stars surfaced last week. The latest development emerges days after the short videos app faced a public backlash chiefly due to the controversy surrounding a video posted by a popular TikTok user Faizal Siddiqui, with hashtags ...

  • 27 May

    Facebook Wallet for Libra Digital Coins Renamed ‘Novi’

    Facebook’s virtual wallet for yet-to-be-minted Libra digital coins was renamed “Novi” on Tuesday. The rebranding replaces the original name of “Calibra” for the Facebook digital wallet which would work with the planned virtual currency. The Novi digital wallet set to launch when Libra coins debut promises to give Facebook opportunities ...

  • 26 May

    Everything You Need to Know About TikTok Ratings Saga Explained

    TikTok’s app ratings are rising as Google Play has seemingly started removing one-star ratings that were being posted by users against the video-sharing app in the recent days. The controversy surrounding a video posted by popular TikTok creator Faizal Siddiqui, where he made light of acid attack victims and seemed ...

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