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TikTok Launches Consumer Awareness Initiative in India

Emphasising on the safe use of social media platforms, the wildly popular short video-sharing app TikTok on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign to sensitise India’s growing digital population about the responsible use of such platforms. The campaign, titled #WaitASecToReflect, has been developed with the aim to inspire users to pause for a second and think […]

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Redmi K20 Pro Launched as Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro in Europe: Price, Specifications

Mi 9T Pro features a triple rear camera setup Highlights Mi 9T Pro will be offered in four colour options Mi 9T Pro can be purchased via Amazon or Mi.com The new Xiaomi phone houses a pop-up selfie camera Mi 9T Pro is now official. Over two months after unveiling the Mi 9T in Europe, […]

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“Disagree With Gavaskar Sir”: Sanjay Manjrekar On Virat Kohli’s Status As Captain

Sunil Gavaskar said there should have been a formal meeting to reappoint Virat Kohli as captain. © AFP Sunil Gavaskar had questioned why Virat Kohli was an automatic selection for the post of India captain, saying that the Indian selection committee should have had a formal meeting to reappoint Virat Kohli as skipper of the […]

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China’s BOE to Mass Produce LCD Screens With Fingerprint Sensor

China-based BOE Technology Group has successfully made an in-display optical fingerprint sensing solution for LCD screen and would begin mass production of LCD panels embedded with the optical sensors by the end of 2019 for lower-end smartphones, the DigiTimes has reported. This comes as a massive breakthrough for the low-to-mid-range smartphone market because the conventional […]

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Cambridge Analytica Scandal: US Judge Denies Facebook’s Request to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Improper Sharing of User Data

Cambridge Analytica was hired by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign A US judge on Friday denied Facebook’s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant’s improper sharing of 87 million users’ data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The US capital city sued Facebook in December, […]

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Facebook Brings Back ‘View as Public’ Feature

To make it easy for people to manage their publicly visible information on Facebook, the social media giant is restoring the “View as Public” feature it had disabled last year owing to a major security flaw. The feature helps users view their profile from the perspective of someone they aren’t friends with. It also makes […]

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OnePlus 7 Pro Teasers, Pixel 3a Launch, Nokia 4.2 India Release, Realme X, and More Tech News This Week

Photo Credit: WinFuture OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 are scheduled to be unveiled on May 14 Highlights OnePlus 7 Pro is rumoured to pack a pop-up selfie camera Nokia 4.2 India availability will be staggered Upcoming Realme X and Redmi flagship were talk of the town this week OnePlus 7 Pro teasers and leaks […]

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Samsung A80 and A70 Launch, Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB First Sale, Realme 3 Pro India Launch Date, Huawei P30 Pro, and More News This Week

Samsung A80 sports a sliding and rotating triple camera setup HIGHLIGHTS Samsung A80 will go on sale beginning May 29 globally Realme 3 Pro is all set to be unveiled in India on April 22 Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB price in India is Rs. 16,999 Samsung Galaxy A80 and Galaxy A70’s global launch, Redmi […]

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Twitter API Still Offers Enough Metadata to Reveal Where You Lived and Worked: Study

Twitter knows what you did last summer, at least before 2015. Sharing your location along with a small text was probably one of the biggest use cases of Twitter back in the days. When most users were tagging their location to their tweets, they didn’t realise Twitter was capturing their exact coordinates. A group of […]

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Public Officials Cannot ‘Block’ People on Social Media: US Appeals Court

An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for how government officials nationwide interact with constituents on social media. The unanimous ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit is the […]