Thursday, September 16, 2021
China attacks foreign clothing, shoe brands over Xinjiang All Chinese e-commerce applications have removed the brand from their catalog after H&M announced that it no longer wanted to source cotton from Xinjiang. As of March 25, it is much more difficult to find H&M items online in China. Industry giants have...
Facebook is working on yet another platform specifically designed for kids under 13 years The American multinational wants to create a version of its photo and video platform dedicated to under 13s. After conquering some 1.2 billion monthly users on Instagram, Facebook is looking for new sources of growth for its...
NASA Perseverance rover in Mars has spotted the first dust devil New images came from Perseverance, the reconnaissance vehicle sent by the American Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to Mars. Continuing its shift to solve the mysteries of the Red Planet, the spacecraft has now captured its first dust demon. NASA employees noticed the dust...
5G arrives in intramural Paris, all the lights on green After the Paris Council vote, the four operators are now free to deploy 5G in Paris, after having done so in many French cities. 5G will arrive in Paris "in the next few days," Orange boss Stéphane Richard said on Thursday...
Amazon changed its app icon after users flagged a resemblance to Adolf Hitler's mustache The company upgraded its app icon in early January. A choice that had given rise to many negative comments. This is a comparison that Amazon would have done well. After designing a new icon for its application...
EU to propose Covid-19 vaccine passports in March The President of the European Commission has announced the presentation, by the end of the month, of a draft "health pass", designed to reopen the borders in Europe. Its terms have not yet been defined. It would also include the latest results of...
A US federal judge has given final approval to Facebook's US$650 million (S$866.06 million) payment to settle a privacy dispute During the trial, it emerged that Facebook was storing biometric data without users' consent, in violation of Illinois law. A U.S. federal judge has given final approval to Facebook's payment of...
Twitter has said that it is planning to offer a subscription service, in which users will have to pay for special content The platform intends to develop a subscription system, called "Super Follow", in order to allow certain accounts to be paid for their online activity. Twitter plans to offer subscriptions...
Various data is used by companies like Facebook to personalize ads to an individual person based on demographics, geographic location, interests, and activity The platform is launching an advertising campaign in anticipation of Apple’s new privacy protections. In the coming weeks, an iOS update will force Facebook to ask users for...
Twitter has removed hundreds of accounts in Iran, Russia, and Armenia, despite widespread criticism of the platform’s suppression of free speech In the statement in question, it was noted that 238 accounts operating in Iran and 100 Russia-based accounts that damaged the trust in NATO and target the USA and the...