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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD SAYS GRETA THUNBERG SHOULD RUN THE WORLD

Dame Vivienne Westwood has said teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg would make a “great” world leader. Speaking to The Big Issue, the British fashion designer, who is dedicated to tackling environmental issues, explained that having Thunberg in control of the planet would help reduce carbon emissions. “If Greta was world controller it would be great,” Westwood said of the 16-year-old Swedish...

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Google Safe Browsing Extends to Android Apps Requiring User and Device Data

Striving towards better user privacy, Google’s Safe Browsing team on Friday announced new and improved regulations for Android apps that are both on and off the Google Play Store. Now, app developers handling user and device data will have to provide their own privacy policies after installation. Failure to comply will result in a Safe Browsing warning...

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Microsoft Edge Browser Goes Out of Preview; Now Available to Download for Android, iOS

Microsoft has officially released its Edge browser for Android and iOS devices, a month after unveiling its beta version last month to receive feedback from the Windows Insider Preview community. Microsoft Edge browser for Android and iOS, now without its preview tag, can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store. The Edge browser app for Android and iOS is aimed...

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Google’s Hinton says AI Poses New Challenges to Regulators

Expansion of artificial intelligence in financial services, healthcare, transportation and other fields poses new challenges to governments charged with regulating those industries, according to an executive with Google who is a pioneer in the field of machine learning. “It’s going to be a big issue,” Geoffrey Hinton, a vice president with Alphabet’s Google, said at a Reuters Newsmaker...

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Windows 10 Photos Companion App for Android, iOS Devices Spotted

With a strong presence of over 600 million devices, Windows 10 is certainly one of the most successful computing platforms. Microsoft is now reportedly preparing a companion app for the default Photos app on Windows 10. The new companion app is reported to be designed for Android and iOS devices to let mobile users quick transfer their memorable...

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Google Datally App Launched, Meant to Help Save Mobile Data

Alphabet’s Google introduced an app on Wednesday designed to help Android smartphone users stay under the limits of pricey mobile data packages in developing countries. It’s now available to download via Google Play. Datally, the new service, lists data consumption by app and enables users to shut off data transmissions by apps of their choosing, Google group product...

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WhatsApp Now Lets Users Play YouTube Videos without Leaving Chats

WhatsApp for iPhone has been updated, and brings two new features – the ability to watch YouTube videos directly within a conversation, and, the ability to lock recording so users can record a voice message without holding the button down. Notably, the YouTube feature comes with Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, allowing users to keep watching the video even when...

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Phone X Reboot can Help Fix Broken Face ID in iOS 11.2

Apple seems to have broken Face ID a little with its most recent iOS 11 refresh, thumping the iPhone X’s center element out of activity. Subsequent to refreshing to iOS 11.2, some iPhone X clients are revealing that Apple’s facial acknowledgement framework Face ID is neglecting to work, as indicated by 9to5Mac perussers. A few...

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Snapchat Refreshes App to Revive Prospects

New augmented reality features, an SDK for Stories, and a games platform highlighted Snapchat’s first developer’s conference last week. AR features announced at Snap’s first Partner Summit: Solving math problems by pointing the app’s camera at them; AR effects for monuments, pets and people; Buying what the camera sees through Amazon; and Identifying songs through Shazam. Snap...