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Scientists show how link sneak peeks in apps can expose information from users

Almost all popular messaging apps offer link previews, which let users know the content of a URL in advance. However, security researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk have discovered that these link previews can expose user data in both iOS and Android apps. When you send any link through a messaging app like Messenger,…

Here’s how the Huge Tech separation need to decrease

The US House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee released its findings last week after a year-and-a-half-long investigation of Big Tech companies Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Right at the beginning of the 400+ page report, the committee didn’t mince words about its findings: “To put it simply, companies that were once scrappy, underdog startups that challenged…

Acknowledging information points that signify patterns for the future of organization post-pandemic

Planning for a post-COVID-19 future and creating a robust enterprise strategy require both strategic scenario planning and the ability to recognize what scenario planners call “news from the future” — data points that tell you whether the world is trending in the direction of one or another of your imagined scenarios. As with any scatter…

How to switch from Windows 10 in S Mode to Windows 10 Home

Updated Remember, some of these pricing issues are, well, academic. Microsoft Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Microsoft’s Windows 10 in S Mode (or Windows 10 S) is Microsoft’s answer to Google’s Chrome OS: a secured, walled garden allowing…

Facebook critics’ website got rid of over incorrect phishing accusations

Aleksei - stock.adobe.com Real Facebook Oversight Board alleges Facebook is trying to censor it for speaking out against the social media company’s behaviour By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 09 Oct 2020 14:52 A coalition of prominent Facebook critics has been forced offline after an internet service provider (ISP) took its webpage down.   …

Twitter makes it harder to see deceptive info about ballot

Twitter said Friday it would add new labels and restrictions on tweets when U.S. politicians try to spread election misinformation, joining other social media companies in tightening its rules in the final weeks of the election season.The changes come after criticism that fact-check labels on certain tweets, including those from President Donald Trump about mail-in…

The App Shop provides Apple ‘monopoly power’ over iOS apps, United States Home antitrust report states [U: Apple responds]

The Democratic Subcommittee on the U.S. House Judiciary today shared its recommendations to change antitrust laws and prevent anti-competitive practices by big companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook. This follows a 16-month investigation into these companies to reform the laws in the digital age. First reported by CNBC, the nearly 450-page document shared by…

4K Video Downloader for Mac lets you quickly download YouTube playlists and more

4K Video Downloader is a handy Mac utility that gives you the ability to download YouTube videos with the click of a button. 4K Video Downloader can download single videos, playlists, or entire channels in full UHD resolution. The app also works with downloading video and audio from other popular sites like, TikTok, Facebook, and…

We require to advance the restriction on internal combustion engines | by Enrique Dans | Enrique Dans | Sep, 2020

IMAGE: Geralt — Pixabay (CC0)Enrique DansFollowSep 26 · 3 minutes readThe UK, which had actually initially set a restriction...

Feds Charge 5 Chinese Hackers for Targeting Computer Game Companies

The United States declares the 5 Chinese residents are members of APT 41, a hacking group linked to hacks of CCleaner and Asus’s...

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Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

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