Tag: Apps

Facebook Alleged to Collect User Data From Texts and Photos

Already under fire for misuse of users’ data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, a new filing in a California lawsuit now alleges that Facebook collected information on users and their friends through its apps. The filing is part of a suit brought against Facebook in 2015 by now-defunct startup Six4Three, CNET reported on

Microsoft Pledges to Extend EU Data Rights Worldwide

Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new regulations there. That’s in contrast to some of its tech rivals, who are hedging on how much privacy protections will change for Americans and other non-Europeans. Microsoft’s move means no matter where you

Spotify Removes R. Kelly From Automated Playlists, Announces New Hate Content Policy

Spotify has removed R. Kelly’s music from all of its curated playlists, days after The Washington Post published a feature detailing how many in the music industry turned a blind eye to allegations of sexual abuse of young women against the hit-making R&B singer. His songs will no longer appear

Paytm Partners APSRTC to Offer Online Bus Reservations

Paytm has partnered Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) to offer online bus reservation for passengers. The facility would be available on its platform for APSRTC’s 3,276 services on 1,250 routes, enabling passengers to seamlessly book their travel tickets, a Paytm release said. “We are glad to partner with