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Selling your Android phone? Here is how to do it safely

In a world where new Android mobile devices with modern features are released every week, it is a widespread practice to sell your old phone for a new one. However, this may not be as simple as it sounds....

Apple preparing for a legal battle against Trump and DOJ reportedly over Florida shooter iPhones

Apple is making arrangements to challenge President Trump and the Department of Justice in legal court as it denied the request to unlock two iPhones used by the Pensacola, Florida shooter, according to the New York Times. On Monday, Attorney General...

Facebook and eBay following agreement to ban trading of fake reviews

Facebook and eBay knocked down hundreds of accounts, generating fake and misleading reviews, according to a report by Britains' Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). About six months ago, CMA identified "troubling evidence" for fake and misleading online reviews. After struggling...

ToTok is removed from App Store and Google Play for spying

A fast and so-called secure video and messaging app ToTok recognized as a spy tool from the United Arab Emirates, according to American intelligence assessment officials and the New York Times on 22 December 2019. ToTok launched a few months ago,...

Google Maps for iPhone gets incognito mode

Google Maps for iOS will start getting Incognito mode update from today. This is the same Incognito mode feature update which was released for Android in October. It is part of Google’s effort to grant users more control of their...

Patreon bans YouTuber Onision due to doxxing charges

Patreon has banned YouTuber Onision after allegedly doxxing fellow YouTuber Billie Dawn Webb on Twitter. Gregory ‘Onision’ Jackson profile has been removed from the crowdfunding platform Patreon.  Patreon helps content creators and artists to build a direct relationship with their...

TikTok suspends teen’s account for criticizing China

TikTok has suspended an account of a teenager Feroza (username: getmefamouspartthree), who posted a series of viral videos attacking China on Uighur Muslims. The videos start as eye-makeup tutorials, to avoid being moderated, but later persuade people and countries...

Google fires four employees, including Rebecca Rivers and Laurence Berland

Google has terminated its four employees on the charges of violating the company’s privacy policies, data security, and employee safety. Before this decision, Google has already put two employees on leave for allegedly breaching the confidential documents of the company....

Google acquired medical data of millions under secret project ‘Nightingale’

Google has covertly acquired health care records of millions of patients, without their approval. It has been revealed that Google and Ascension, a Non-profit Catholic health care provider, were jointly involved in a secret data-gathering project called "Nightingale". The report was also...

Instagram test’s hiding like counts in some accounts

Instagram's CEO Adam Mosseri made an announcement at WIRED25 that the company will test hiding like counts in some U.S Instagram accounts. The company will start bringing these changes in limited accounts from next week. Instagram has already tested...

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