In a country that has long cherished the freedom of expression, we cannot allow a limited number of online platforms to hand pick the speech that Americans may access and convey on the internet. This practice is fundamentally un-American and anti-democratic. When large, powerful social media companies censor opinions with which they disagree, they exercise a dangerous power. They cease functioning as passive bulletin boards, and ought to be viewed and treated as content creators. … [Read more...] about Let’s go through Trump’s terrible internet censorship order, line by line
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Developer tools for apps: system settings, connectivity, media and moreDevelopers will be able to show contextually-important system settings within their apps, which harnesses the 'Slices' feature that came in Android 9 Pie. So instead of having to navigate to Settings to switch on Airplane Mode or toggle Wi-Fi or Mobile Data on/off, say, you'll be able to do that right within your mobile browser. … [Read more...] about Android 10 release date, features and everything you need to know
NEW DELHI: Fitbit fans here’s some good news for you. The fitness tracker manufacturer is said to be working on the successor of Fitbit Charge 3. As per some fresh rumours, Fitbit is working on Fitbit Charge 4. As reported by 9to5Google, the upcoming Fitbit Charge 4 will look quite similar to the last year launched Fitbit Charge 3. The Fitbit is placed underneath the OLED touchscreen. As per rumours, this time the company has managed to incorporate a new watch face which fits large number, date and activity statistics on a single screen. The rear of the fitness tracker is said to include an optional heart rate sensor and a relative SpO2 sensor. Like always the charging pins are placed below in the case. The device is expected to come in two colour options — Black and Rosewood. Apart from this, the Fitbit Charge 4 will also slightly expensive as compared to the Fitbit Charge 3. Recently, IDC released the latest report of the global wearable market. As per the latest … [Read more...] about Fitbit Charge 4 spotted online looks like Fitbit Charge 3
The apps are appealing for a reason: Without much overhead, restaurants can quickly gain access to a labor force of insured and background-checked drivers, a customer base of people who reach for their phones when they want a meal, and a suite of marketing and promotional add-ons. Taw Vigsittaboot owns Thai X-ing in Washington, DC, a restaurant known for its intimate, prix fixe service of traditional Thai food. Since the end of March, the restaurant has been serving takeout through delivery apps. “It’s a lot of confusion sometimes, but we’re learning,” he says. He credits takeout, plus a loan from the government, with keeping the business running. At the end of April, Second Measure says 29 percent of Americans had ordered from an online delivery service, up from 23 percent the year previous. … [Read more...] about Everyone’s ordering delivery, but apps aren’t making money
During the buildup to the app's release, India's Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad insisted on several occasions that the data would only remain on the phone, not be shared with anyone, and that it would be anonymised and encrypted. Abhishek Singh, the chief executive of MyGovIndia, which helped give birth to Aarogya Setu, noted that a user's location data would not only be kept anonymous, but all non-risk users' data would be deleted after 45 days while high-risk users would see their data wiped clean after 60 days. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?