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Facebook to fix kids app flaw allowing chats with strangers

Facebook acknowledged Tuesday that a flaw in its Messenger Kids service allowed children get into group chats with people who were not approved by their parents.

1 hours ago from TechXplore

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The Technology 202: Libra fakes undermine Facebook’s cryptocurrency charm offensive

It’s not inspiring confidence among lawmakers.

5 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Uber Testing Subscription That Bundles Rides, Food Delivery, Scooters, And Bikes

Uber does much more now than just enabling you to find a driver to take you to your destination. It does food delivery, bike and scooter rentals, and even helicopter rides. The company is ...

31 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says increased encryption of data on phones and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk.

5 hours ago from TechXplore

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Swiss privacy watchdog seeks details on Facebook currency

Swiss authorities said Tuesday that they have written to the Libra Association, which is behind Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, seeking details on data protection risks involved in the project.

2 hours ago from TechXplore

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Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere

The fledgling internet balloon industry just marked an important achievement. Alphabet's Loon has recorded over 1 million hours of stratospheric flight for its balloons, covering ...

30 minutes ago from Engadget

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North Korea's 3G network reportedly built in secret with help from Huawei

The documents claim that Huawei teamed up with Chinese state-run Panda International Information Technology for several telecommunications projects in North Korea for over eight years. The projects ...

Mon 22 Jul 19 from Techspot

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TikTok owner may have bought Jukedeck, an AI music startup

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, appears to have acquired a startup that develops AI-generated music software. The company, Jukedeck, ...

less than a minute ago from The Verge

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Britain waits for US before Huawei 5G decision

Britain said Monday it was "not yet in a position" to decide what involvement China's Huawei should have in the UK's 5G next-generation telecoms network.

24 hours ago from TechXplore

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French inventor to hover across English Channel on 'flyboard'

A French inventor aims to soar across the English Channel this week on a jet-powered "flyboard", despite authorities warning the stunt is a danger to shipping.

Mon 22 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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