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Google will now auto-delete location and search history by default

On Wednesday, Google announced broad changes in its default data practices for new users, including a significant expansion in the company’s willingness to automatically delete data. In a blog post announcing the changes, CEO Sundar Pichai emphasized the company’s commitment to privacy, security, and user choice. “As we design our products, we focus on three […]

Tesla under investigation for Model S touchscreen failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into touchscreen failures on older Tesla Model S vehicles, after receiving 11 complaints in the last 13 months about the issue. The problem is with the 8GB eMMC NAND flash memory chip in the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor that Tesla used in the 2012 […]

Twitter Apologies for Data Security Incident

Twitter on Tuesday notified business clients that their personal information, including email addresses, phone numbers, and the last four digits of their credit card numbers may have been compromised. However, Twitter says there’s no evidence that this has happened so far. Self-serve advertisers that viewed billing information on ads.twitter.com or analytics.twitter.com were affected when Twitter […]

Motorola One Fusion+ vs Poco X2 vs Samsung Galaxy M31:

Motorola One Fusion+ was launched in India earlier this month as a mid-tier smartphone in the sub-Rs. 20,000 segment. This puts the Motorola One Fusion+ up against the likes of Poco X2 and the Samsung Galaxy M31, both of which were launched in India in February this year. All three smartphones boast of impressive specifications […]

Twitter Permanently Suspends Account That Created Doctored Video Tweeted by

Twitter has permanently suspended the account of a rightwing online personality for violating its copyright policy, a week after he posted a doctored video of toddlers that was tweeted by President Donald Trump. The move was the second action Twitter took related to Trump’s tweets within 24 hours. On Tuesday it hid a tweet from […]

The US-China Battle Over the Internet Goes Under the Sea

Last week, Washington strongly objected to a new project from Facebook and Google. It’s too risky, and offers “unprecedented opportunities” for Chinese government espionage, the Justice Department declared. The project, however, wasn’t about online speech or contact tracing, but concerned an issue that would seem far less politically charged: building an undersea internet cable from […]

How to Suspend Your Phone Service to Save Money (Verizon,

In the past few months, I’ve used very, very little cellular data. Yet my family has paid around $200 per month for our five-member unlimited-data family plan on AT&T. That seems … silly, to put it nicely. If you’ve thought the same, well, you have a few options. First, you can suspend your phone service. […]

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to Go on Sale Today

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is all set to go on sale in India, again. The phone will be available via Amazon and Mi.com in the country today. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max comes in three finishes – Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black. Key specifications include Snapdragon 720G processor, paired with up […]

Motorola One Fusion+ to Go on Sale for First Time

Motorola One Fusion+ will be going on sale for the first time in India at 12pm (noon) today via Flipkart. The phone was launched last week in the country and boasts of some impressive specifications for its price tag. It comes with a pop-up selfie camera and a large 5,000mAh battery. There is a single […]

Amazon is reportedly considering adding live TV to its Prime

Amazon could be planning to bolster its Prime Video service, which is mostly known for its on-demand video offerings, with live TV, according to a report from Protocol and publicly available job listings. Details are light about what the new live TV services might entail, though the efforts appear to be in their early stages. […]