Surveillance
EU Set to Ban AI-Based Mass Surveillance

The European Union is preparing to pass rules that would ban AI-based mass surveillance, in the strongest repudiation of surveillance yet.

WhatsApp
German Regulator Wants to Stop WhatsApp/Facebook Data Sharing

A German regulator is the latest to object to data being shared between WhatsApp and Facebook, and is taking steps to stop it.

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Siri Spills the Beans: Apple’s Next Event is April 20

Siri has spilled the beans on Apple’s next event, indicating it will be held on Tuesday, April 20.

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Salesforce Extends Remote Work, Opening HQ in May

Salesforce has updated its work strategy, extending work-from-home (WFM) till the end of the year.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Mac Transitioning To Our Own Apple Silicon
Tim Cook: ‘We’re Not Against Digital Advertising’

Tim Cook has set the record straight that Apple is not against digital advertising, it simply wants to give consumers more control.

Google Drive
Google Services Experiencing Outages

Google services, including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Classroom are experiencing issues Monday morning.

Search Console
Google Changes Search Console Algorithm for Counting Image Impressions

Google has announced a change to how image impressions are counted in Search Console, effective April 6.

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Verizon Recalling 2.5 Million Ellipsis Jetpack Hotspot Devices

Verizon is recalling 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack hotspot devices due to the lithium ion battery overheating and posing a fire risk.

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Amazon Is the Number One US Apparel Retailer, Passing Walmart

What was years in the making has finally happened, with Amazon passing Walmart to become the largest apparel retailer in the US.

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Mobile App Usage Up 30%, Hits 4.2 Hours Per Day

A new report shows how much mobile app usage has grown during the pandemic, reaching 4.2 hours per day, a 30% increase over 2019.