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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads in the week before Election Day

Facebook says it won't accept submissions for new political ads in the week leading up to Election Day, but ads approved before that will continue to run.
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Facebook will limit forwards on Messenger to tackle misinformation

Facebook is rolling out a new update to Messenger that will limit message forwards to no more than five people at a time.
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Apple’s iPhone 11 has been the bestselling smartphone of 2020 so far

A new report claims Apple's iPhone 11 was the bestselling phone in the first half of 2020 followed by Samsung's midrange Galaxy A52.
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China’s tightened grip on TikTok’s algorithm could seriously cripple a U.S. sale

TikTok's U.S. sale may have hit another roadblock as prospective buyers scramble to figure out ways to comply with China's updated tech export rules.
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Samsung unveils Galaxy A42, a budget 5G smartphone, and Trio wireless charger

Samsung has announced three new products, including its most affordable 5G smartphone yet, the Galaxy A42, plus the Trio wireless charger and Tab A7 tablet.
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Apple expected to unveil four new iPhones, two Apple Watches later this year

As per a new report, Apple is gearing up to announce a busy hardware lineup later this year including four new iPhones, two Apple Watches, and more.
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Facebook terms hint it could take down content that may land it in legal trouble

Updated terms could allow Facebook to remove content that it believes can potentially land the company in legal or regulatory trouble.
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Apple mistakenly verified a macOS malware

A new security report reveals Apple had accidentally verified a macOS malware that could hijack users' web traffic and infest it with malicious ads.
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Zoom had a blockbuster quarter as revenue more than quadruples

In its latest earnings report, Zoom said its revenue grew by more than four times in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year.
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You can now watch a few Netflix original shows and movies without a subscription

Netflix is experimenting with a new, free catalog that gets you access to a handful of its original shows and movies without a subscription.
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China’s new tech export rules could further complicate TikTok’s U.S. sale

China's updated its list of technologies that are subject to export restrictions could further complicate TikTok's U.S. sale.
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OnePlus’ first entry-level phone could arrive this year with a 6,000mAh battery

OnePlus is reportedly gearing up to launch another budget smartphone, code-named "Clover" with a giant 6,000mAh battery and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 chipset.
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Facebook says Apple didn’t let it tell users about App Store tax

Facebook is at odds with Apple's developer team yet again. The social network claims Apple made it remove a note that informed users about the App Store tax.
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Twitter cracks down on spammy ‘copypasta’ tweets

Twitter has announced a new policy change that will censor copypasta tweets featuring text that has been copy-pasted without any modifications from the source.
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Google’s own employees were confused by its privacy controls, lawsuit docs show

A series of newly unsealed lawsuit docs reveal that Google's own employees admitted the company's privacy controls are confusing and not clear enough for users.
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Kevin Mayer resigns as TikTok CEO

TikTok's CEO, Kevin Mayer, who joined the company three months ago, has resigned as tensions between the app and the U.S. continue to escalate.
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Apple TV+ could soon offer bonus AR content to boost subscriptions

A new report suggests Apple may be planning to add bonus augmented reality content to its streaming service, TV+ for boosting subscriptions.
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The iPhone 12 Pro Max may have a special mode for advanced night photography

A new leak has detailed some of the new camera and higher screen refresh rate features Apple could offer on the upcoming iPhone 12 Pro Max.
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Judge’s ruling won’t bring Fortnite back to the App Store

The court has ruled that since it affects third-party developers, Apple can't revoke Epic Games' developer account. Fortnite will remain blocked on iOS.
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New leaks offer the best look at Google’s Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) phones

A series of new leaks offer the best look at Google's upcoming Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) phones and their specifications.
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Facebook actively lobbied for a TikTok ban in Washington, report claims

A new report claims that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg actively lobbied for a TikTok ban in private Washington meetings last year.
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Instagram kept pictures and private DMs long after users deleted them

Due to an issue, Instagram stored year-old pictures and private messages on its servers even after users had deleted them from their accounts.
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Epic Games sues Google, Apple for alleged app store monopolies

Epic Games, the gaming studio behind Fortnite, has sued for Google over alleged monopolistic and anticompetitive app store practices.
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Frustrated Chrome developers say they feel abandoned and stonewalled by Google

Google's Chrome Web Store has evolved rapidly over the last two years to fight spam and frauds. But for developers, the abrupt shift has been frustrating.
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Facebook’s new privacy tool convinced me to delete my account

You already know Facebook tracks you but this tool will make you worry about your privacy like never before. Here's why it convinced me to delete my account.
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Apple’s subscription bundle could be called Apple One and arrive in October

Apple will reportedly soon let you subscribe to its services such as Apple TV+ and Apple News in bundles. Called Apple One, the plans could arrive in October.
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Facebook seeks to protect election integrity with its new voting info hub

Facebook is now rolling out its information hub that will host voting resources and tools from a variety of sources in the United States.
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TikTok could be booted from app stores if Trump’s ban goes into effect

President Trump's executive order could ban TikTok from the Android and iOS app stores unless the Chinese video app finds a buyer before the set deadline.
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Apple ordered to pay over $500 million in fines for violating LTE patents

Apple has been ordered to pay over $500 million in fines by a federal court in Texas for infringing on a set of patents related to LTE technology.
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TikTok secretly collected unique device IDs for over a year on Android

A new investigation has discovered that TikTok's Android app was unlawfully collecting unique device identifiers for months violating official Google policies.
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Trump’s WeChat ban could significantly hurt iPhone sales in China

According to a new report, iPhone sales could fall by up to 30% in China if Apple is forced to remove the Chinese social network WeChat from the App Store.
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Apple countersues Koss, alleging baseless claims and confidentiality breach

Apple has fired back at Koss, alleging that the pioneering audio manufacturer's accusations are baseless and also violate a confidentiality agreement.
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How to fight information overload, but still stay informed

The internet can feel overwhelming especially with what's happening in the world. Here's to cut back without missing out on anything.
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For Chinese Americans, WeChat ban threatens their ties to home

WeChat’s future in the U.S. hangs in the balance following an executive order by President Trump, sending shockwaves through Chinese-American communities.