For Angela Merkel, the suspension of Trump's Twitter account raises questions

For Angela Merkel, the Suspension of Donald Trump’s Twitter Account Raises Questions

SOCIAL NETWORKS: The decision of Twitter over the suspension of Donald Trump’s Account is “problematic”, says the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel Following the incidents that occurred on January 6 in Washington, Donald Trump was banned from several social platforms. The outgoing president has indeed been held responsible for the incidents that led to the invasion of the seat […]

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After the riots on the Capitol, controversy over facial recognition technology

United States: After the Riots on the Capitol, Controversy over Facial Recognition Technology

AI-TECH: To identify some rioters, the FBI requested assistance from the United States Police Department, some of which use a tool criticized by individual rights activists. The use of the facial recognition tool developed by Clearview AI grew by 26% on Thursday 7th January, the day after the Capitol was invaded by supporters of Donald Trump. This peak in use revealed […]

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Launched in 2014, Signal is considered by specialists as one of the most secure messaging applications on the market.

Instant Messaging: Signal Application Boom After New Rules Announced by WhatsApp

PRIVATE LIFE: Secure messaging app, Signal, tops downloads on Apple Store and Google Play platforms in several countries The secure messaging application is booming! Since its competitor WhatsApp warned Thursday that it would share more data with its parent company Facebook, Signal has been at the top of downloads on the Apple Store and Google Play platforms in several countries. […]

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From February 8, it will be mandatory to agree to share your data with other Facebook entities to continue using the WhatsApp service.

New WhatsApp Regulation: “The Facebook Group Seeks to Monetise Messaging”

WhatsApp will require its users to share their data with entities of the Facebook group. Me Merav Griguer, lawyer and teacher at Sciences-Po and Assas, deciphers the main issues of this regulatory change for users Whatsapp messaging usage data will be collected and shared from February 8th by the parent company Facebook. This decision, announced Thursday […]

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims the UK and the US ‘want to contaminate other nations’

Twitter Hides Iran Leader’s Post After He Names UK Covid Vaccine ‘Untrustworthy’

Twitter has hidden a post from Iran’s Supreme Leader after he promoted a coronavirus vaccine conspiracy theory, claiming his country could not trust British and American jabs. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed vaccines imported from the UK and the US were ‘completely untrustworthy’ because it was ‘not unlikely’ the countries ‘would want to contaminate other nations’. […]

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Telegram, GAB, Parler ... Diving into social cauldrons where hatred smokes

Telegram, GAB, Parler … Diving into Social Cauldrons Where Hatred Smokes

The decision of large networks like Twitter or Facebook to suppress accounts that are too radical and belligerent irrigates the smaller platforms which claim absolute freedom of speech. The assault on the Capitol is praised there “I’m scared for GAB, Andrew. With this new atmosphere in front of us, GAB is certainly going to be attacked and […]

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Nintendo believes the creator of the site sought to destroy evidence.

Nintendo Demands $ 15 Million from Former Illegal Site for Stealing Games

PIRACY: The RomUniverse site is accused of having distributed for ten years thousands of Nintendo games from the Japanese firm Nintendo is seeking $ 15 million in damages from RomUniverse, a former pirate site that allowed Internet users to illegally download copies of video games. As reported by Phonandroid, which uses information from Torrent Freak, the Japanese firm filed a complaint in September 2019. […]

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Lille Startup, Sencrop has installed Weather sensors in Gironde

Gironde: How the Start-Up Sencrop is Attracting More and More Winegrowers with its Weather Sensors

TECHNOLOGY: The Lille start-up Sencrop, has already installed some 500 weather sensors throughout the Gironde These weather sensors placed in the vineyard plots make it possible to anticipate episodes of frost or hail, and above all to refine the treatments with phytosanitary products. These sensors can operate in a network, with winegrowers being able to share […]

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Amazon buys Wondery to enter podcast market

Amazon Buys Publisher Wondery to Launch Podcast Market

STREAMING: Amazon has paid more than 300 million dollars for the purchase of Wondery to launch podcast market After weeks of negotiations, that’s it, podcast publisher Wondery has just gone under the Amazon flag. A strategic takeover for Jeff Bezos’ group since the takeover of Wondery will allow Amazon Music, Amazon’s music streaming service, to offer more original podcasts […]

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Galaxy S21: everything we already know about Samsung's next smartphone

Galaxy S21: Everything We Already Know about Samsung’s Next Smartphone

SMARTPHONE: Samsung’s new flagship smartphone is expected to be unveiled on January 14th As usual, the Korean manufacturer should present a new batch of Galaxy S at the beginning of 2021. A few days before the supposed presentation of the Galaxy S21, we already know a lot of things about it. Leaks concerning the new smartphones from Samsung have […]

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