Facebook developing the voice assistant no one asked for

Facebook is continuing to build out new technology that promises to extend its reach and capabilities well beyond the main blue app with its simple, scrollable News Feed, with latest effort along these lines being a Siri- and Alexa-like voice assistant the social network is trying to develop. That news comes via a new CNBC report, which includes details from […]

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China's Huawei makes second attempt at Brazil smartphone market

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is making a second attempt at cracking the Brazilian smartphone market, the fourth-largest in the world, with the launch of two high-end handsets this month, after its cheaper offerings failed to catch on earlier in the decade. The move will take Huawei beyond its current role in Brazil as a supplier […]

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Uber unveils new safety measures after college student's murder: NBC News

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is rolling out new features for the safety of its riders, NBC News reported on Thursday. In an interview with NBC News, Tony West, Uber’s chief legal and security officer said the company’s app will push out an alert for riders to check the license plate, make and model of the vehicle as […]

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Google Chrome UPDATE – Great new feature coming to world’s most popular browser TODAY

Google Chrome users will today be getting a great new feature that will make a big difference to their browsing experience. Google Chrome is the world’s most popular browser and it doesn’t look like it will be losing that crown anytime soon. According to stats from NetMarketShare, in March Google Chrome had a staggering 67.88 per cent share of the […]

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Tencent wins key approval to sell Nintendo's Switch in China

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – China’s Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world’s largest video games market two years after it was first released worldwide. Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong gave the green light on Thursday to Tencent Holdings to distribute […]

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Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5m users' email contacts without consent

Facebook harvested the email contacts of more than 1.5 million new users who joined the site since 2016, without their consent. The social network has said it “unintentionally uploaded” the email contacts after asking some users to email passwords when signing up to the site as a way of verifying their identity – a practice widely criticised by security experts. […]

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Facebook ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company. In March, Facebook had stopped offering email password verification as an option for people who signed up for the first time, the company said. There […]

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Some of Samsung’s new £2k Galaxy Folds begin to break after just ONE day

The first of its kind, foldable mobile is due to be released in the UK and Europe on May 3 with pre-orders opening on April 26. Journalists who received the phone to review before the public launch has reported the screen started to flicker and turn black before completely fizzling out. Videos have emerged of the malfunctioning phone showing one […]

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