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Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Snapchat

Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Snapchat, according to a statement by the platform released on Wednesday. “Last week we announced an indefinite suspension of President Trump’s Snapchat account, and have been assessing what long term action is in the best interest of our Snapchat community,” a Snapchat spokesperson said. “In the interest of […]

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Amazon, Google, Apple remove right-leaning social media network Parler

Parler, an alternative social media platform, favored by right wingers was removed from Amazon Web Services on Sunday effectively kicking it off the public internet. Earlier, Apple and Google stores banned the application for failing to remove hateful content. Parler styles itself as “unbiased” social media and has proved popular with people banned from Twitter. […]

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Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s personal account

The personal Twitter account of US President Donald Trump has been permanently suspended “due to the risk of further incitement of violence”, the company said. Twitter wrote in a blog post on Friday: “In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would […]

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KFC game console-cum-chicken warmer is more powerful than the PS5 or Xbox Series X

American fast food restaurant chain, KFC is launching a gaming console that warms up chicken. “The chicken chamber will keep its contents hot, ready for consumption during intense gaming sessions,” KFC said. The KFConsole is part of a partnership with Cooler Master and could play top-level games like other gaming machines. Many people thought the […]

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California gives authorization for commercial driverless delivery service from 2021

The United States’ third largest state, California has authorized for commercial driverless delivery service starting s early as next year. Nuro, a robotics start-up would begin  driverless delivery operations Its vehicles are designed to operate without a driver or passengers in them. It had previously tested its R2 vehicles in April, but the permit would allow […]

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Sony WITHDRAWS bug ridden ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ from PlayStation store

Sony has removed Cyberpunk 2077, one of the year’s most-anticipated games, from the PlayStation store after the game has been riddled with bugs and glitches, and is prone to crashes. The game’s developers CD Projekt Red offered refunds for the game. The company has also committed to releasing patches to improve the game. It’s unclear […]

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Google services SUFFER major global outage

Gmail, YouTube, Google Classroom and other Google services from Alphabet Inc suffered a major outage globally on Monday. Downdetector, which tracks internet service outages, showed a range of Google business and consumer products experiencing problems starting about 11:30 GMT. Google’s own page that tracks the performance of its services posted an update saying “We’re aware […]

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Facebook might be forced to SELL Instagram and WhatsApp

The United States Federal Trade Commission and nearly every US state sued Facebook Inc on Wednesday, saying it violated antitrust law and should potentially be broken up. With the filing of the twin lawsuits, Facebook becomes the second big tech company to face a major legal challenge this fall. The FTC said in a statement […]

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The Great Firewall: China BLOCKS 100 applications including Tripadvisor

In a fresh clean up of its internet, China blocked over 100 applications including Tripadvisor – a popular American travel company. In a statement on Tuesday, the Cyberspace Administration of China said it had removed 105 apps it considered to be “illegal”. Most of the platforms belonged to local Chinese firms, and it was not […]

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Facebook to pay 1.57 million users $650 million to settle privacy case

Mark Zuckerberg owned Facebook will be making payouts to about twenty-five percent of the 6 million Illinois residents eligible for the biggest consumer privacy settlement in U.S. history. Based on a tally filed in court some 1.57 million people will probably pocket more than $300 each. A third of the total $650 million in settlement […]

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Apple to pay $113 million to settle claims for slowing down older iPhones

Apple will pay US$ $113 million to settle the allegations that it slowed down older iPhones. Millions of people were affected when the models of iPhone 6 and 7 and SE were slowed down in 2016 in a scandal that was dubbed batterygate. Apple declined allegations but, it has previously said the phones were slowed […]

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OnePlus 9 Rumours: Triple camera setup, 120Hz 6.55-inch display

Leaks of the OnePlus 9 smartphone in vanilla colour have surfaced online. Like the OnePlus 8T, the phone will pack a vertically-aligned rectangular triple rear camera setup along with a single selfie camera housed inside a hole-punch cutout at the top left corner, according to 91Mobiles. Twitter user, TechDroider said that the rumoured OnePlus 9 […]