Wednesday, January 31, 2018

World Technology News Headlines To Checkout Today

In the news today, there is massive request urging Facebook to discontinue its messenger app for kids. The coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter addressing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and calling for the company to shutter Messenger Kids: Aka the Snapchat-ish comms app it launched in the US last December — targeted at the under 13s.

The Facebook Messenger for Kids has no ads or paid contents and Facebook says it's an easier and safer version of its regular Messenger app. But it seems some categories of parents are uncomfortable with it. Checkout other tech news making rounds today below.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS TODAY

👉Xiaomi Releases Android KitKat-based MIUI 9 for the Redmi 1s

👉Jio Reportedly Working with MediaTek on an Android Oreo Go Smartphone

👉Xiaomi Mi A1 Kernel Sources Finally Released

👉HMD Global Launches the Nokia 3310 4G Variant in China

👉The Next Borderlands Game May Include The Boring Company's $500 Flamethrower

👉New York Attorney General Opens an Investigation on Fake Follower Factory Devumi

👉Instagram May Soon Introduce Video Calling in Direct Messages

👉Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops Have a Vulnerable Fingerprint Sensor

👉Qualcomm Will Pay $800 Million Anti-Trust Fine in Taiwan in Installments

👉Tesla Cars Will Soon Adjust Their Sound System According to Ambient Noise

👉UK To Fine Companies Up To $24 Million If They Don't Meet Cybersecurity Standards

👉Volvo to Launch its First Electric Car Next Year: Report

👉Samsung Electronics Launches 800GB Z-SSD for AI and IoT Applications

👉Microsoft Acquires Gaming Services Startup PlayFab

👉🏿Apple’s Decision to Delay Some New Features and Focus on Software Quality Extends to Mac

👉🏿Xiaomi Mi A1 users report battery, fingerprint sensor issues after Oreo update

👉🏿Experts Want Facebook To End Its Messaging App For Kids

👉🏿Elon Musk Says He’s Sold 10,000 Flamethrowers Through His Boring Co. Website

👉🏿Amazon’s Super Bowl ad preview teases new voices for Alexa

👉🏿Amazon gets into healthcare with Warren Buffet and JPMorgan

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1 comment:

  1. Amazing techy headlines we have here today, but i will be airing my views on the facts that was called out Facebook To End Its Messaging App For Kids,

    according to him, he made it known that it was for 13years and above, but looking it from another angle i think discontinuing it is not a set back, i said so because allowing it to be accepted is capable of creating some negative impacts on the children,
    yes in the sense of towing and practicing what they learnt secretly from Adults, e.g partially sharing nudity, and that's how it starts...

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