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Facebook Said to Have Given Phone Makers, Including Apple and Samsung, Access to User Data

Raising fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies, a New York Times report has exposed how the social network allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. Even before Facebook apps were widely available on smartphones, Facebook had data-sharing partnerships with the device makers, the report said citing company officials, adding that most of ... Read More »

Nokia 2 India Release Date, OnePlus 5T Early Access Sale, Umang App Launched, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to release on Friday at Rs. 6,999 OnePlus 5T to go on sale again on Amazon India, OnePlus online store Prime Minister Modi launches Umang e-governance app Nokia 2 price in India has been revealed by HMD Global almost four weeks after it was unveiled in the country. The entry-level smartphone with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat will cost Rs. ... Read More »

Nokia 2 India Release Date, OnePlus 5T Early Access Sale, Umang App Launched, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to release on Friday at Rs. 6,999 OnePlus 5T to go on sale again on Amazon India, OnePlus online store Prime Minister Modi launches Umang e-governance app Nokia 2 price in India has been revealed by HMD Global almost four weeks after it was unveiled in the country. The entry-level smartphone with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat will cost Rs. ... Read More »

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Enabling access to vocational education can help bring down income inequality

A file photo of Maruti Suzuki’s centre of excellence for automobile skill training. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Mumbai: As automation threatens to take away jobs, workers without skills for new jobs are likely to be hit the hardest. Focusing on vocational training rather than university education may be a better way to deal with this challenge, according to a new National Bureau ... Read More »

‘Smart City’ Jaipur struggles without any internet access

The routine life of ‘Smart City Jaipur’ remained affected all day long as administration ordered ‘temporary suspension of telecom services’ following protest and arson at Ramganj area of city late on Friday night. Millions of Jaipur residents and thousands of tourists in the Pink City experienced an ‘internet free’ weekend as administration suspended mobile internet services since dawn of Saturday. ... Read More »

Roguevania Dead Cells comes to Steam Early Access on May 10

Hoping to channel elements of the Souls series, Metroidvanias and roguelikes, developer Motion Twin has set a date for the early access launch of Dead Cells. Coming to Steam on May 10, Dead Cells is hoping to make death “the new backtracking” and further develop the ‘roguevania’ genre. See what other PC games are on the horizon with our list ... Read More »

Cortana for iOS, Android now features quick access to common actions

Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant is getting a facelift on iOS and Android aimed at making it more useful for users, and also bringing a bit of brightness to what’s currently a rather dour interface. The app’s biggest change is the launch of a button that lets users quickly choose between a suite of common actions, like viewing their calendar at ... Read More »

Michael Kors Access Bradshaw lands on the Google Store

After the Huawei Watch dropped out of the Google Store listing, it has since been replaced by the Michael Kors Access Bradshaw. We first talked about this watch back when it released, along with its sibling, the Access Dylan, which is a sporty version. The Bradshaw, in comparison, is a very large, traditional watch with a lot of bling for ... Read More »