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Facebook’s privacy changes look different for Europeans and Americans

“These new changes, in the works for months, are supposed to make the why and how of Facebook’s data collection clearer” writes Hayley Tsukayama Covers for washingtonpost.com. Facebook is simplifying its settings on Web and mobile, making it easier for people to find the option to download all of their Facebook data or delete their account.Here, they’re backed by Facebook’s promise. [Why Europe, not Congress, will rein in big tech] That difference between the E.U. law and Facebook’s agreement for U.S. users manifests itself in a couple of ways.Meanwhile, Americans will be…

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May Suffers Huge Lords Defeat As Peers Vote To Avoid Hard Brexit

“Theresa May has suffered a major Parliamentary defeat over Brexit after the House of Lords voted to keep open the option of staying in the EU Customs Union” writes Paul Waugh for huffingtonpost.com. Former mandarin Lord Kerr, who led the amendment, stressed that his proposal would simply require ministers to not rule out the option of staying in the customs union. Source: huffingtonpost.com Share This:

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Facebook engages in ‘privacy zuckering’ to get user consent for facial recognition

“Facebook is rolling out a handful of privacy-related updates to is platform ahead of a new European Union (EU) data privacy law that goes into effect next month” writes Paul Sawers for venturebeat.com. Now, however, Facebook is looking to introduce facial recognition to both Europe and Canada, and users in those regions will soon encounter this option below. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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OANDA adds One Tap & Hold Trading option to mobile app for Android devices

“Multi-asset trading expert OANDA has earlier this month released a new version of the OANDA fxTrade mobile application for Android-based gadgets” reports financefeeds.com. In January this year, the OANDA fxTrade app for Android devices got equipped with a new Trading Performance tool available on traders’ live V20 trading accounts.OANDA’s fxTrade mobile app provides traders with access to live, real-time prices to trade major, minor and exotic instruments on CFD, forex, and precious metals markets.In the meantime, the broker is expanding the capabilities of its mobile app for iOS devices too. Source: financefeeds.com…

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Amazon makes international shopping easier for some by introducing options to change country, language and currency

“Android users in India using the Amazon India Online Shopping app (the default option here) will not see the option” reports firstpost.com. Few of the countries added to the Amazon app are United States, Japan, United Kingdom etc.On iOS, you’ll need to set your location to ‘US’ and then set the option for ‘International Shopping’.Amazon is making international shopping easier for its users via the mobile app. Source: firstpost.com Share This:

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Will you Buy a Red or Gold iPhone?

“The gold iPhone x might be a reality soon, Apple filed an FCC last September, but is only coming to light today” writes Michael Kozlowski for goodereader.com. Apple just launched a new color option for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Red.It’s worth remembering that the red variant of the iPhone 8 and its iPhone 8 Plus sibling are special editions without a special price. Source: goodereader.com Share This:

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Rumored New Gmail Features: Self-Destruction and ‘Snoozing’

“In a statement cited by the Post, Google acknowledged a “major” Gmail redo is in the works, but the company says it’s only in “draft phase.”” writes Jenn Gidman for newser.com. “We need a bit more time to compose ourselves, so can’t share anything yet—archive this for now, and we’ll let you know when it’s time to hit send,” the company teased. Other features said to be on the cusp of debuting include a “snooze” option that lets users temporarily send emails back out of their inbox until they’re ready…

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YouTube Kids app update said to allow only human-curated content

“YouTube Kids app update said to allow only human-curated content As our social networks continue to be dominated by algorithmically suggested content, YouTube has faced some serious criticism in recent months over aimed at children, especially within its own YouTube Kids app” reports slashgear.com. More recently there’s been reports about videos containing misinformation and conspiracy theories appearing in the YouTube Kids app.This has yet to be officially announced by YouTube, but BuzzFeed News reports it’s heard details from a source close to the company.These changes won’t come as an entirely…

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Theresa May is under pressure to embrace the Norway Brexit model — here’s what that means

“The government’s own impact assessment found the Norway option would be the least damaging option in terms of economic harm” writes Adam Payne for businessinsider.com. LONDON — The Brexit Committee this week made a significant intervention into the Brexit debate when it urged Theresa May to consider the ‘Norway model’ as her official fallback option. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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