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Disney and ad-tech firms agree to privacy changes for children’s apps.

Disney and ad-tech firms agree to privacy changes for children’s apps.

Disney and ad-tech firms agree to privacy changes for children’s apps. Disney and ad-tech firms agree to privacy changes for children’s apps. In legal settlements that could reshape the children’s app market, Disney, Viacom and 10 advertising technology firms have agreed to remove certain advertising software from children’s apps to address accusations that they violated the privacy of millions of …

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Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back

Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can't Pay Money Back

Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back HYDERABAD, India — The harassing calls began soon after sunrise. Kiran Kumar remained in bed and, for hours, thought about how he was going to end his hostage of a life. The cement salesman had initially borrowed about …

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Learning Apps Have Boomed During the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test

Learning Apps Have Boomed in the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test.

Learning Apps Have Boomed During the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test Learning Apps Have Boomed During the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test After a tough year of toggling between remote and in-person schooling, many students, teachers and their families feel burned out from pandemic learning. But companies that market digital learning tools to schools are enjoying a coronavirus …

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Learning Apps Have Boomed in the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test.

Learning Apps Have Boomed in the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test.

Learning Apps Have Boomed in the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test. Learning Apps Have Boomed in the Pandemic. Now Comes the Real Test. After a tough year of toggling between remote and in-person schooling, many students, teachers and their families feel burned out from pandemic learning. But companies that market digital learning tools to schools are enjoying a coronavirus …

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Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot?

Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot?

Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot? Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot? So what’s your take? Are you concerned? KEVIN Honestly, not really? It’s obviously not great for public safety that neo-Nazis, far-right militias and other dangerous groups are finding ways to communicate and organize, and that those ways increasingly involve end-to-end encryption. We’ve …

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After Two Dating Apps and 98 First Dates, Something Was Different About the 99th

After Two Dating Apps and 98 First Dates, Something Was Different About the 99th

After Two Dating Apps and 98 First Dates, Something Was Different About the 99th After Two Dating Apps and 98 First Dates, Something Was Different About the 99th Ms. Chettiar told Mr. Wolf early on that she was dating with intention, that if he wasn’t interested in partnering for life and having children, he should let her know. Such a …

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A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces

A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces

A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces Clash, a short-form video app that became available in August, announced today that it had purchased Byte, another short-form video app, released a year ago. In a way, the acquisition is a reunion for Vine, the beloved six-second-video app that …

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The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps

The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps

The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. After last week’s mob at the Capitol, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit shut down accounts where people spread false narratives of voter fraud or plotted the attack. Some of the discussions …

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Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which is owned by Tencent. The move, two weeks before the end of Mr. Trump’s …

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Trump widens US ban on Chinese apps as his term nears end Donald Trump WeChat Pay AliPay executive order Chinese

Trump Executive Order Apps

Trump widens US ban on Chinese apps as his term nears end Donald Trump WeChat Pay AliPay executive order Chinese Trump widens US ban on Chinese apps as his term nears end Donald Trump WeChat Pay AliPay executive order Chinese The order, however, goes into effect in 45 days, nearly a month after Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the …

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