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Apple appeals Epic Games ruling and asks for stay on App Store changes

Silicon Valley tech giant, Apple Inc., has reportedly appealed a recent court ruling in the Epic Games vs Apple case where the judge, while siding with Epic Games, stated that Apple cannot prohibit app developers from directing their users to other payment means that are beyond Apple’s proprie

OPPO launches its entry-level wireless earphones ‘Enco Buds’ in India

Chinese consumer electronics company OPPO has recently launched its entry-level wireless earphones coined 'OPPO Enco Buds' in India. According to sources, the Buds will be available for purchase from 14th September exclusively on e-commerce platform Flipkart, at the launch offer price of US

UK sets new safety-focused regulations for video-sharing platforms

The UK’s communications, broadcast, and supposed internet content regulator, Ofcom has reportedly introduced new regulations for the video-sharing platforms operating in the country, such as TikTok, Vimeo, Snapchat, and Twitch. The news guidelines have reportedly been introduced to protect us

Facebook apps and employee systems face catastrophic global outage

Facebook, the social media behemoth, reportedly suffered a catastrophic outage earlier this week, impacting a majority of the firm's 2.7 billion users across the world, idling several of its employees, and prompting a public apology from its chief technical officer. For several hours, users acr

Researchers discover Visa, Apple Pay contactless payment hack

A recent study has reportedly unveiled a new, potentially severe lapse in Apple Pay security. According to the researchers from Birmingham and Surrey Universities, large unauthorized contactless payments can be made through locked iPhones by exploiting how an Apple Pay feature, that allows commuters

People with physical disabilities now can use Android phones: Google

Google, the Silicon Valley technology giant, has reportedly announced that people with physical or speech disabilities would now be able to control their Android smartphones without using their hands by using facial gestures, such as raising an eyebrow or smiling. According to reliable sources, two

Crypto firm Robinhood to roll out new crypto wallet feature next month

With the popularity of Dogecoin resulting in significant revenues for popular stock-trading app, Robinhood, the firm has reportedly revealed plans to wander deeper into the crypto rabbit hole, divulging information that it would soon begin testing crypto wallets for its customers. According to repo

Irish regulator to investigate TikTok over China data transfer concerns

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which is the European Union's lead data privacy authority for many global internet firms, has reportedly initiated two investigations against the Chinese-owned short-video platform over the processing of children's data and transferring user inform

Apple releases emergency security patch to block zero click spyware

Apple Inc., the American multinational smartphone manufacturer, has reportedly rolled out an emergency software update to patch a security flaw after it was discovered that it allowed a prominent spyware, associated with the infamous Israel-based NSO Group, to infect a Mac computer, iPhone, or Apple