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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Facebook Vows to Extend Europe’s Privacy Rules to All Users

Privacy on Facebook

Facebook unveiled a plan to expand Europe’s privacy rules to everyone on Facebook. The European Union will roll out a stricter privacy law on May 25. The law, aka the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is designed to offer European social media users more control over what personal data they share with tech companies. Firms that refuse to comply with ...

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More than 100 Million Amazon Shoppers Pay for Prime Membership

Amazon parcel

According to Amazon.com’s founder Jeff Bezos, there are more than 100 million Amazon shoppers with a Prime membership. It is the first time, Bezos has unveiled how many people are paying extra for the service. The Amazon boss unveiled the figure in an annual letter addressed to the company’s investors. The letter was made public Wednesday. Prime members are paying ...

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Huawei P20 Models Made $15 Million in 10-Sec Flash Sale

Huawei 20 Pro

According to a press release from the Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei P20 models, the P20 and P20 Pro, sold like hot cakes in the first 10 seconds after they were made available online. Reportedly, the phones made 100 million yuan or $15 million in the flash sale. Last Thursday, the tech giant rolled out the new models in China. The ...

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Here’s What Spotify’s Upcoming Update May Include

Spotify app on mobile phone

On April 24, Spotify is set to unveil a major update which will change the face of the music streaming service. During a recent press event, The Verge obtained exclusive info about the major changes that are likely to be unveiled next week. Based on the news outlet’s report and multiple other rumors and leaks, the app’s free tier could ...

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Hackers Can Now Crack a 6-Digit iPhone Passcode in 11 Hours

iPhone unlock screen

According to a recent report, the U.S. government and some hackers have a password cracking tool called the GrayKey that can guess a 4-digit iPhone passcode in 13 minutes and a 6-digit passcode in 11 hours. The tool can crack all iPhone smartphones including the models powered by iOS 11. Past reports suggested that law enforcement agencies would need several ...

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Facebook Slapped with Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Tech

Couple taking a selfie

A San Francisco federal judge has just given the green light to a class action lawsuit against Facebook over its controversial facial recognition technology. Plaintiffs complained that the social media platform is automatically tagging them in their and their friends’ pictures without their consent. The lawsuit was filed in 2015, but this week, it has finally received the go-ahead. Plaintiffs ...

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Self-Destructing E-mails Coming to Gmail Soon

Gmail Logo

According to a recent report, Google is working on self-destructing e-mails for Gmail. The new feature could be available in the much-rumored revamp of the e-mail service. Last week’s leaks showed that Gmail for desktop will face a major makeover. The service will sport several new features. A self-destructing function is one of them. However, self-destructing e-mails is not an ...

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Apple Urging Employees to Stop Leaking Info to the Press

Apple store in Hing Kong mall

In a leaked memo, Apple Inc its urging its employees to stop leaking information on its future plans to the press. The company has informed wannabe leakers that there would be disciplinary and legal consequences for their actions. The memo is one of the most aggressive measures of its kind in the tech world. The tech giant posted the lengthy ...

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Facebook Counting on Users’ Apathy about their Privacy in Latest Scandal

Facebook website

In a recent statement, Facebook’s vice president of global marketing solutions Carolyn Everson said that the company doesn’t expect the latest privacy scandal to affect its bottom line or threaten its business model. We have not seen wild changes in behavior with people saying I’m not going to share any data with Facebook anymore, the Facebook executive said. Everson noted ...

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Your Android Smartphone May Be Missing Critical Security Updates

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

A team of German security researchers found that many Android smartphones may be missing critical security updates regardless of what vendors may tell buyers. Researchers found that most vendors claim that their handsets have the latest updates when they don’t. This is because firmware upgrades can accidentally skip critical security patches. Two researchers at Security Research Labs in Germany analyzed ...

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