Friday, July 30, 2021
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...
 Apple Senior Manager (CEO) Tim Cook announced that Apple has acquired approximately 100 companies in the last 6 years According to the news in the BBC, Cook shared information on the financial structure of the company at Apple's annual shareholder's meeting. Cook stated at the meeting that Apple has taken...
The recently passed legislation was watered down after a standoff between the government and Facebook The text was easily passed in parliament after Facebook and Google reached agreements to avoid being submitted to binding arbitration. The Australian Parliament adopted on Thursday, February 25 the law obliging the tech giants, foremost among...
A massive leak exposed the critical medico-administrative data of nearly half a million French patients A file containing sensitive medical data (blood group, attending physician, comments on the state of health) for a list of nearly 500,000 people in France are circulating on the internet. A file containing sensitive medical data...