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Apple to Investigate Saudi App

A Saudi Arabian app that can be used to track women and prevent them from travelling will be investigated by Apple, its chief executive has said. In an interview with NPR, Tim Cook said he wasn’t aware of the Absher app but would look into it. The app, which offers access to government services, has […]

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Moto RAZR 2019 Concept Renders Surface Online

Earlier this month, Motorola launched its latest Moto G7 line-up in Brazil. The series consists of four smartphones – Moto G7, Moto G7 Play, G7 Power, and the Moto G7 Plus. All the smartphones will reportedly be released globally beginning from mid-February, and they run the latest Android 9 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. Next up […]

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Apple Sued Over Time Consuming 2-Factor Authentication on iPhone, Mac

A recent lawsuit filed against Apple accused the two-factor authentication process of the iPhone-maker of being disruptive to users, time consuming and abusive since it cannot be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days. The suit, filed by Jay Brodsky in California, alleged that Apple did not get user consent to […]

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China is Worried an AI Arms Race Could Lead to Accidental War

Experts and politicians in China are worried that a rush to integrate artificial intelligence into weapons and military equipment could accidentally lead to war between nations. According to a new report published by US national security think tank Center for a New American Security (CNAS), Chinese officials increasingly see an “arms race” dynamic in AI […]

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Facebook Acquires GrokStyle Virtual Search Start-Up to Boost AI Capabilities

In an attempt to enable users shop better using Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, Facebook has acquired US-based virtual search start-up, GrokStyle, at an undisclosed amount. “We are excited to welcome GrokStyle to Facebook. Their team and technology will contribute to our AI capabilities,” CNET quoted Facebook spokeswoman, Vanessa Chan as saying on Friday. The basic […]

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Apple Pushes Fix for “Face Palm,” Possibly Its Creepiest Vulnerability Ever

Apple has patched one of its creepiest vulnerabilities ever-a flaw in its FaceTime messenger app that made it possible for people to eavesdrop on audio and video captured by iPhones and Macs. The bug in Group FaceTime, a feature that allows conference-call-style chats, made it trivial for someone to eavesdrop on someone else simply by […]

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YouTube Will No Longer Recommend Conspiracy Videos

Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has announced that it will no longer recommend videos that “come close to” violating its community guidelines, such as conspiracy or medically inaccurate videos. The video sharing platform will no longer recommend videos “claiming the earth is flat, or making blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11”, NBC News […]

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Tesla’s Delivery Team Gutted in Recent Job Cuts

When Tesla Inc announced last month a second round of job cuts to rein in costs, one crucial department was particularly badly hit. The automaker more than halved the division that delivers its electric vehicles to North American customers, two of the laid-off workers said. Some 150 employees out of a team of about 230 […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Leaked Specifications Hint at No Bezel Ring

Samsung is reportedly working on the Gear Sport successor which could be unveiled later this month, either alongside the Galaxy S10, or at an event in MWC 2019. Codenamed Pulse, the smartwatch will allegedly be called Galaxy Watch Active. We have seen the alleged smartwatch in leaked renders, and now the specifications have surfaced too. […]

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Amazon Exploring Potential Alternatives to New York HQ

Amazon.com Inc is exploring alternatives to locating part of its new headquarters in New York in case the plan should fail due to local opposition, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. The online retailer has not yet acquired any land for the project, which would make it easy to scrap its […]

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