FACEBOOK USERS WILL BE ABLE TO SEND MESSAGES BETWEEN MESSENGERS, INSTAGRAM AND WHATSAPP, ZUCKERBERG ANNOUNCES.

Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram users will now be able to send messages to each other, Mark Zuckerberg has announced. The Facebook boss said it will introduce the vast overhaul of the way all of its messaging apps work as part of a move towards being a “privacy-focused platform”. That will include upgrading its encryption and […]

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US unveils its criminal case against Huawei, alleging China giant stole trade secrets and violated Iran sanctions

New York (CNN Business)The United States has filed criminal charges against Huawei, escalating its fight against the Chinese tech giant and potentially complicating efforts by Washington and Beijing to negotiate an end to their bruising trade war.The Justice Department on Monday unsealed two cases against Huawei that detail a slew of allegations. One indictment accuses […]

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Why America’s fight with Huawei matters

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The United States has ramped up its fight with China over technology by revealing charges against top telecoms company Huawei. The US Department of Justice alleges Huawei stole trade secrets from US-based companies and conspired to dodge US sanctions on Iran. Charges were also unsealed against the company’s chief financial officer, Meng […]

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Newly Upgraded iPhone with FaceTime bug lets other people see through the front camera even without picking.

San Francisco (CNN Business)A newly discovered bug in Apple’s FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call. The bug, flagged by 9to5Mac on Monday, was quickly recreated by people across social media. CNN Business confirmed the bug multiple times in […]

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France Fines Google £50m

France’s data watchdog on Monday announced a fine of 50 million euros ($57 million) for US search giant Google, using the EU’s strict General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the first time. Google was handed the record fine from the CNIL regulator for failing to provide transparent and easily accessible information on its data consent […]

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FACEBOOK SHAME Shifty Facebook employees caught leaving gushing online reviews for firm’s creepy Portal ‘smart’ camera

Facebook has denied the posts are part of a sinister effort to boost sales of its flop device Portal SCHEMING Facebook employees have been caught leaving gushing online reviews for the tech titan’s latest creepy gadget. Staff members handed out a string of five star Amazon ratings to Facebook’s Portal smart screen, but chose not […]

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10-YEAR CHALLENGE: FACEBOOK RESPONDS TO SUGGESTIONS MEME WAS CREATED TO TRAIN ITS ALGORITHMS

The 10-year challenge is just “fun” and not being used for any other ends, Facebook has said amid suggestions it could be harvesting data from people’s old photos. The challenge has spread across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and recent days, encouraging people to post photos of themselves now alongside ones from 2009. Huge number of images have been posted, […]

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