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T-Mobile agrees to stop claiming its network is faster than Verizon’s

T-Mobile USA has agreed to stop claiming its 4G LTE network is faster than Verizon Wireless’, after the advertising industry’s self-regulation body agreed with Verizon that T-Mobile’s claim was unsupported. The National Advertising Division (NAD) “recommended T-Mobile discontinue claims that it has the fastest 4G LTE network” and “also recommended that T-Mobile discontinue claims that its LTE network is ‘newer’ ... Read More »

To Stop Nude Pics From Strangers, Change This iPhone Setting

HIGHLIGHTS Female subway riders were alerted someone wanted to share a picture On accepting, they saw an unsolicited picture of a man’s private parts AirDrop doesn’t require you to share your number or a username Some iPhone users are getting unpleasant surprises from a sharing feature they may not realise allows anyone to send pictures to their phones. According to the ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn promises lifelong free education as he demands an overhaul of the economy to stop private firms using technology to destroy jobs

Free lifelong education will be made available under Labour, Jeremy Corbyn vowed today as he demanded the state seize control of more of the economy. The Labour leader said private firms would destroy jobs if left unchecked as he warned ‘public institutions’ were needed to manage ‘rapid technological change’. In a speech to the British Chambers of Commerce, Mr Corbyn ... Read More »

Portland deaths: Son who died trying to stop Muslim abuse ‘a hero’

The mother of a US man who died protecting two young women from anti-Muslim harassment has called him “a hero” who “will remain a hero” after his death. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche was one of two men who were stabbed to death on a train on Friday in Portland, Oregon. Police named the other man who died as Ricky John Best, ... Read More »

Nissan develops mobile phone ‘prison’ to stop texting and driving

In the last two years, mobile phone use among British drivers has increased from eight to 31 per cent, according to the RAC. With stricter penalties being imposed for handling a phone while behind the wheel, British drivers are now more likely to be caught if they decide to pick up their device. Japanese car-maker Nissan has come up with ... Read More »

Control Your Email Inbox: Stop Email Notifications From Twitter, Facebook

Social media is one of the greatest inventions of the modern world. It allows us to connect with people we lost touch with, keep up with the daily lives of people we care about but don’t see often in real life, and share content that can be truly rewarding. Not to mention the ability to find others from around the ... Read More »

Facebook told to stop exploiting WhatsApp data during EU probe

  European privacy watchdogs don’t shy away from targeting big US technology firms, as previous probes into Facebook, Alphabet Inc.’s Google or Microsoft Corp. have shown. Photo: AFP Paris/Luxembourg: European Union (EU) privacy chiefs said Facebook Inc. must stop processing user data from its WhatsApp messaging service while they are investigating the privacy policy changes the company announced in August. ... Read More »

Ravi Shankar Prasad Tells Twitter to Help Stop Spread of Extremism

Twitter and other social media platforms need to ensure that they are not abused to spread terrorism and extremism, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said, as he cautioned India is “sitting in the midst of a mini-terrorist hub”. Prasad met Twitter Global Policy Head Colin Crowell and discussed issues around usage of social media, security and privacy ... Read More »

Just Launched: A One Stop Platform to Find Mobile Apps Being Used for Social Good in India

There are many apps currently available on mobile phones to address common social problems faced by people – related to safety, governance, disability, education, agriculture, health and much more. Here’s a platform that will help you find them all. Preparing for UPSC exams? There is an app that helps aspirants remain updated with information on current affairs and news in ... Read More »