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WhatsApp reverses course, now won’t limit functionality if you don’t accept its new privacy policy

Earlier this month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp said that users would lose functionality over time if they didn’t accept its new privacy policy by May 15th. In a reversal, Facebook now says that plan has changed, and users who don’t accept the updated policy actually won’t see limited functionality (via TNW). “Given recent discussions with various authorities […]

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Twitter could be working on Facebook-style reactions

Twitter could be adding some new emojis to augment its formerly star-shaped, currently heart-shaped Like button, according to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. The assets Wong found — which have been reliable predictions of future features in the past — show “cheer,” “hmm,” “sad,” and “haha” emoji reactions, though some currently only have a placeholder […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 With 11th-Gen Intel, AMD Ryzen CPU Options Launched in India: Price, Specs

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 has arrived in India, just a month after its global debut. The new notebook comes as a successor to the Surface Laptop 3 which was launched in October 2019. It comes in Intel and AMD configurations and is available in two sizes – 13.5-inch and 15-inch screens. Both variants of […]

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Elon Musk tweets Tesla Model S Plaid delivery to be delayed until June 10th

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that deliveries of the automaker’s Model S Plaid would be delayed until June 10th because the car needs “one more week of tweak.” “This car feels like a spaceship,” tweeted Musk, who is also CEO of SpaceX. “Words cannot describe the limbic resonance.” The company has been teasing the […]

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Fitbit may soon be adding snoring detection to its devices

Fitbit may soon add snoring and noise detection to its devices, a move that will likely please the spouses and partners of the snoring population and be of interest to people for whom snoring is a sign of a possible health condition. According to a report in 9to5 Google, which decompiled the latest version of […]

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Microsoft Will Bring Big Changes With ‘Next Generation’ Windows; New App Store in The Works

Microsoft yesterday kicked off its Build 2021 conference, and during the two-day event, the company is talking about its plans for Windows in the near future. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, during his Build keynote, said that Microsoft will soon share one of the most significant updates to Windows of the past decade to unlock greater […]

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NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured amazing images of clouds on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured images of clouds on Mars— as described in its blog post: “wispy puffs filled with ice crystals that scattered light from the setting sun, some of them shimmering with color.” According to NASA clouds are rare in the thin atmosphere of Mars, but usually form at its equator during its […]