As millions shun WhatsApp and download new chat platforms in search for a secure experience, mind you that security is nothing but an illusion and there is no guarantee that Telegram or Signal may not be hacked in the future, especially when nation-state actors with highly sophisticated tools and huge resources are on the prowl.
Amazon has for the first time enabled companies and developers to access Alexas advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to build their own intelligent assistants with the new 'Alexa Custom Assistant.
WhatsApp's new privacy terms give it the right to share user data, including location, phone number, contacts list and usage pattern, with Facebook and its units such as Instagram and Messenger.
PayNearby attributed the rise, in both volume and value, due to funds disbursed by the Government as part of its Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programme, mainly in rural and semi-urban areas, which witnessed a growth of 61% and 60% in transaction volumes, respectively.
Digbijay Mishra and Reeba Zachariah talk about the impact of the past few extraordinary days on the importance of user privacy--now and in the near future, impact of WhatsApp's policy changes,
Amid the raging debate over the upcoming WhatsApp data policy and the surge in migration of its users on rival messaging apps, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov on Monday said there is no comparison with Signal as the company offers a feature-rich social media platform with super encryption.
Cybersecurity experts said boards are asking companies to issue such alerts to avoid compliance issues later on.
Privacy conscious smartphone users are opting for Telegram and Signal messaging apps to chat and communicate as the most popular messaging app, WhatsApp, has explicitly mentioned sharing data with parent company Facebook.
Signal App is considered the gold standard for privacy by journalists and whistleblowers. WhatsApp, meanwhile, wants to share significantly more user data with Facebook.
The update will make it easier for people to make purchases and get help from businesses on the messaging platform, a company spokesperson said on Friday.
The Co-WIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network) app, a digital platform created for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 vaccine delivery and distribution by the Centre, is almost in its final stages of implementation and hasn't gone live on Google play store or any other app store.
The orders follow two others Trump signed in August banning dealings with the popular video app TikTok as well as the main WeChat messaging app. The fate of those apps in the U.S. is still unclear, and with just 15 days left until Inauguration Day, it will likely fall to Biden to deal with them - or not. The same goes for Tuesday's executive order.
The in-app notification did not elicit much details but clicking on the links clearly mentioned the key changes in how WhatsApp will collect and process users' information going forward, and the partnership with Facebook, its parent company, as part of a larger unification drive between the family of apps.
The fintech plans to raise $500-700 million in debt over next two years to bolster lending business
The new policy requires developers to disclose how data is collected from App Store users and used to track them, a Google spokeswoman said, confirming an earlier report from TechCrunch.
The breach resulted in about 3.5 crore records with masked card numbers and personal data getting compromised.
A QR code-based web application that helps users to check whether the product is genuine or not along with its complete technical specifications.
Microsoft is planning a complete overhaul of its Windows operating system in 2021, calling it a "sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows".
Apple has allowed Amphetamine, an app that prevents Macs from going into sleep mode, to stay on App Store after telling its developer that the app violated its policies.
"By incorporating Google Maps into your AppSheet application, you can create a simple geolocation app in just a few minutes, or spend a little more time to suggest what you'd like your users to do based on task updates to keep projects on track or ensure deliveries are taking place on schedule," Google said in a blog post.
The company said that with your Gmail account, Meet calls are unlimited through March 31, 2021 so that families can enjoy holiday traditions without interruptions.
After cementing its position in the video calling market amid the pandemic, Zoom is now planning to develop an email service and release it next year, along with working on a calendar application, to take on giants like Google and Microsoft, the media reported.