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WhatsApp is adding new privacy options, including screenshot blocking and a stealth mode

Aug 9, 2022

WhatsApp is introducing a small flurry of privacy-minded tweaks into the messaging app, the company announced on Tuesday. The Meta-owned globally ubiquitous messaging service says the changes aim to give users more control over their experience while introducing “added layers” to protect their private communications. WhatsApp will introduce an option for users to privately use the app without being visibly online, something it calls “online presence control.” The feature, which r ...read more

Battery percentage indicator returns to notched iPhones in latest iOS 16 beta

Aug 9, 2022

The big picture: Apple's debut of the notch on 2017's iPhone X considerably reduced the screen space for items on the status bar. One of the more useful pieces of information available at a glance was the battery percentage indicator that Apple had to hide behind a swipe down for the Control Center. Now, the feature has returned in the latest dev build of iOS 16, albeit with a slightly tweaked implementation. Apple has brought the battery level indicator back to the status bar of notched iPho ...read more

PreciTaste lands cash for tech that checks restaurant orders for accuracy

Aug 9, 2022

The food service industry faces steep labor, quality control and sustainability challenges exacerbated by the pandemic. According to NSF International, a product testing and certification organization, more than half of quick-service restaurant (QSR) managers found staff turnover to be an issue for their business, with 20% saying that it had the biggest negative impact on operations within the past several months. One in 10 managers and employees admitted to NSF in a February survey that, facin ...read more

The UK will use smartwatches and facial recognition to monitor migrants convicted of crimes

Aug 9, 2022

A hot potato: Smartwatches have come a long way in recent years. In the UK, they'll soon be used as a way to track migrants who have been convicted of a criminal offense through the use of face scanning and facial recognition technology. The Guardian reports that plans from the UK's Home Office and the Ministry of Justice involve smartwatches installed with facial recognition software scanning the faces of migrants with criminal records up to five times per day. The scheme is set to come into ...read more

Great Freedom Festival deals on kitchen products—buy induction cooker, microwave oven, mixer grinder, and more at discount

Aug 9, 2022

The Freedom sale will be live for five days for all users- August 6 and July 10. Amazon is offering various discounts, deals and cashback across categories. Read on the post below to avail the benefits of the sale. The e-commerce giant Amazon is back again with its Great Freedom Festival sale. Offering plenty of discounts, EMI options, cashback and exchange offers, this five-day sale can be a great opportunity to purchase. Amazon is offering a discount of up to 70% on kitchen pro ...read more

Tech Moves: Rover appoints CFO; Smartsheet adds board member; Nautilus Biotechnology hires execs

Aug 9, 2022

Charlie Wickers. (LinkedIn Photo) — Pet sitting marketplace Rover appointed Charlie Wickers to chief financial officer. Wickers joined Rover in 2017 and most recently served as vice president of finance. He replaces Tracy Knox , who announced her retirement earlier this year. Prior to Rover, Wickers was director of financial planning and analysis at IT software company Ivanti and at network security provider Netmotion. He was also manager of finance at Sprint and Clearwire. He starts ...read more

Accel backs Produze to help agri-producers in India export globally

Aug 9, 2022

Accel has led a $2.6 million funding in Produze, an Indian startup that is attempting to help local agri producers sell to international retailers, the latest in a series of bets as investors and entrepreneurs look to bring efficiency to supercharge one of the world’s largest agri producers. “We are helping agri-producers to reliably access international markets where they can make more margins for their produce,” said Ben Mathew, who previously worked at Ninjacart, a Flipkart-backe ...read more

The first flight of India’s small satellite vehicle results in loss of payload

Aug 9, 2022

The maiden flight of India’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) ended in failure when the rocket failed to insert its payloads into the target orbit. India Space Research Organization (ISRO), the country’s space agency, confirmed on Twitter that the satellites “are no longer usable” after the rocket’s kick stage placed the satellites into an elliptical, rather than circular, orbit. The vehicle took off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Sunday. In a video statement, ISRO’s ...read more

Enjoy This Fan Made Take On ‘Mario 64’ While You Can

Aug 9, 2022

from the hold-your-breath dept This post will serve as the start of what will be a familiar cycle for fans of Nintendo. I’m going to show you something cool that Nintendo fans did, you’re going to get moderately excited, and then you’ll immediately become depressed when you realize that Nintendo will absolutely shut this cool project down in the name of copyright. This happens all the time, with Nintendo shutting down remakes of games that are decades old, a fan-made modded up version o ...read more

Bitmain co-founder welcomes crypto regulation to restore market confidence

Aug 9, 2022

The collapse of Three Arrow Capital and the counterparties wrapped in the crypto hedge fund’s troubles have drawn questions about the soundness of the heady digital asset investment space. For the industry’s survivors, watching their rivals fall to pieces overnight has been an alarming experience. To understand where the industry might be going after the market turmoil, we spoke with John Ge, chief executive officer at Matrixport, a Singapore-based digital asset manager with over $10 ...read more