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Linksys Aware, the motion sensing technology-based service that was introduced last year, has now received a major update at the ongoing CES 2021 and has started supporting third-party Wi-Fi connected devices. The paid service was launched to sense motion in mesh network environments by detecting activities taking place via Wi-Fi signals. It originally used compatible
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Alphabet’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking service from its app store, citing posts inciting violence and demanding “robust” content moderation from the app favored by many supporters of US President Donald Trump. Apple on Friday also gave the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants using the service
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Donald Trump faced quite a lot of backlash following violent protest at the US Capitol by Trump supporters. The event, that disrupted the Electoral College debate and lead to the death of five people, was said to have been instigated by Trump’s social media messages ever since the November presidential election. As a result, Trump’s
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UK’s competition watchdog said on Friday it has launched an investigation into Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from its Chrome browser, following concerns it would curb rival digital advertising. The investigation will assess whether the proposals could cause advertising spend to become even more concentrated on the ecosystem of Alphabet’s Google
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Elon Musk tweeted “Use Signal” on Thursday, right after changes were made to WhatsApp’s privacy policy that would lead to more data sharing with its parent company Facebook. Earlier today, Musk also tweeted a ‘domino effect’ meme, where he implied that the start of Facebook was responsible for the chaos and violence that took place
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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan will disband Haven, the joint venture aimed at lowering health care costs for their US employees, just three years after launching. The announcement Monday means the three major American companies admitted defeat in their attempt to address one of the most vexing and longstanding problems for employers and employees alike
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Apple has introduced a mentorship programme called Launch@Apple, aimed at helping first-generation college students majoring in finance, economics, and accounting. The programme, set to launch in early 2021, will match students one-on-one with Apple mentors and provide resources for “learning and opportunities for personal and professional growth,” as per a document describing the programme. Launch@Apple
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Wonder Woman 1984 has a bonus scene during the credits, in what marks a departure from the original Wonder Woman released in 2017. While post-credits scenes usually exist to set up a franchise’s future (or just as one final extra gag), Wonder Woman 1984 seems to take a different approach. It pays a tribute to
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Amazon has said that it’s working on adding Marathi language support on its e-commerce platform after a controversy erupted over demands of adding support for the language for customers in Maharashtra. Amazon in a tweet said that the work to launch “Marathi shopping experience” had already begun and that it will also introduce seller registration
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Sixty-two percent of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, police said in a statement in New Delhi. The Delhi Police said a spurt was witnessed in incidents of cybercrime during the coronavirus lockdown. Twenty-four percent of the complaints were related to the social media, primarily online harassment, and the rest
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Apple supplier Wistron’s factory in Karnataka state could not cope up with the rapid scaling up of manpower and breached several laws, a government inspection has revealed following violence at the site last weekend. Several thousand contract workers at Wistron angered over alleged non-payment of wages destroyed property, factory gear, and iPhones at the plant
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