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Facebook's new tools to offer personalized shopping experiences to its users

Businesses will now be able to add a button on their Instagram profiles to let people send a WhatsApp message to the company with one click.

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CCI Probe Finds Google abused Android dominance

CCI's findings are the latest antitrust setback for Google, as faces several probes in the payments app and smart television markets. The company has been investigated in Europe, the United States and elsewhere. This week, South Korea’s antitrust regulator fined Google $180million for blocking customised versions of Android.

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Tencent allows WeChat users to access rivals' links

The move comes just days after regulators told the company and its rivals to end a long-standing practice of blocking each other's links.

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Russian Parliament Elections: Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores

Allies of Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's fiercest domestic opponent, planned to use the mobile app to organise a tactical voting campaign to deal a blow to United Russia.

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WhatsApp testing in-app business directory

The new feature would make it possible to search for businesses within the app for the first time.

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Cybercrimes On A Rise In Australia

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) received one cybercrime report every eight minutes over the 12 months to June 30, 2021: Report

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China Tells Tech Giants To Stop Blocking Rivals' Links

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) did not name any companies, but the 21st Century Business Herald newspaper reported on Saturday that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among the firms told to end the practice by an unspecified time last week.

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Apple Releases Emergency Security Updates To Address Zero-click Exploit

The exploit allows hackers to directly infect Apple devices without any user action.

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Microsoft announces new updates to Teams and Office

The update aims to enhance and facilitate the hybrid work experience.

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TCS To Be NXP Semiconductors' Strategic Partner

The semiconductor manufacturer selected TCS as its strategic partner to drive its integrated IT services strategy across applications, IT infrastructure and workplace services spanning enterprise, manufacturing and engineering functions, TCS said in a regulatory filing.

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Epic Games To Appeal Ruling In Apple Case

The ruling last week favoured Apple on many counts, including allowing the iPhone maker to continue its prohibition of third-party, in-app payment systems.

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Yahoo Names Jim Lanzone As Its New CEO

Jim Lanzone replaces Guru Gowrappan, who led Verizon's media business since 2018 and has now been named senior adviser to Apollo's private equity business.

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What RBI New Auto-debit Rules Stores For OTT Platforms?

The worrying reason for the video streaming platforms is the fear of losing customers, who may get difficulties making payments, after the implementation of rules.

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WhatsApp Extends End-to-End Encryption To Chat Backups

At present, users have the ability to backup their WhatsApp chats through cloud based services like Google Drive and iCloud. These backups are then secured by individual cloud-based storage services and WhatsApp does not have any access to these backups.

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Facebook Working On A Machine Learning Chip: Report

The development will handle tasks such as content recommendation to users and video transcoding to improve the experience of watching recorded and live-streamed videos on its apps.

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