Xiaomi’s remote wireless charging powers up your phone from across the room

Xiaomi’s remote wireless charging powers up your phone from across the room

Inductive wireless charging that works via pads and coils is still not available everywhere or on every device, but XDA points out that Xiaomi is teasing a leap to the next step: remote wireless charging. Touchless “true” wireless charging could energize devices from several meters away, and Xiaomi is touting its approach, dubbed Mi Air […]

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Zuckerberg says WhatsApp is under threat from Apple’s iMessage

Zuckerberg says WhatsApp is under threat from Apple’s iMessage

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has voiced his opinion against Apple’s privacy policies and how it will affect the social media giant’s business. He had alleged that Apple’s new policies have been rolled to help its own services flourish. By their own services, he means “iMessage” which he considers a threat to WhatsApp. Facebook had alleged […]

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WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app

WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app

The Facebook-owned messenger with 2 billion users revamps its privacy policy. WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messenger that claims to have privacy coded into its DNA, is giving its 2 billion plus users an ultimatum: agree to share their personal data with the social network or delete their accounts. The requirement is being delivered through an in-app […]

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Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones

Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones

Google’s automated calling service, Duplex, is starting to roll out to iPhones and a lot more Android phones. The service, which lets a human-sounded robot voice make phone calls on your behalf to book restaurant reservations, launched on the latest Pixel devices in December. Google announced in March that it would come to more phones […]

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Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying

Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying

After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all their phone data, Apple invalidated the social network’s Enterprise Certificate as punishment. That deactivated not only this Facebook Research app VPN, but also all of Facebook’s internal iOS apps for workplace collaboration, beta testing and even getting the company lunch or […]

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