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Apple defends child protection features over privacy concerns

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has defended new child protection features that would check images uploaded to its cloud storage and on its messaging platform, rejecting concerns the updates pose threats to privacy. “We can see that it’s been widely misunderstood,” the

Google tightens privacy settings for new users

SAN FRANCISCO: Google has begun auto-deleting search data and location history for new users on a rolling 18-month basis as the tech giant moves to tighten privacy settings. The move is the latest attempt to boost public trust after hefty

Video app Zoom gains popularity during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO: Video-conferencing application Zoom has gained newfound fame amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic as people stay at home, right from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to thousands of students. The Silicon Valley-based company has also come under increased scrutiny