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Twitter is testing an ‘Undo Send’ button for tweets

After releasing its take on stories in the form of Fleets, Twitter could soon offer its own spin on one of Gmail’s best features. Social media maven Jane Manchun Wong has shared a first look at an “Undo Send” timer for tweets that lets you take back your hot take or erroneous comment before it’s …

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Flipboard makes it easier to find local news in 1,000 areas across the US and Canada

Flipboard makes it easier to find local news in 1,000 areas across the US and Canada

Back at the start of last year, Flipboard launched a dedicated Local tab to highlight news and content from publications in about two dozen markets across the US and Canada. Today, the company is introducing a new discovery mechanism that will allow users to find local stories that come from 1,000 cities, towns and regions …

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Facebook's BARS is an experimental TikTok-like app for rappers

Facebook’s BARS is an experimental TikTok-like app for rappers

Facebook’s R&D division, the NPE Team, has introduced another experimental app that’s centered around music. It’s called BARS, and it’s meant to give aspiring rappers a way to record their rhymes with the app’s studio quality vocal effects and professionally created beats, as well as to share their videos on social media. Users can select …

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Clubhouse vows to fix its platform after tool enabled audio chat leaks

Clubhouse’s security woes are raising questions over its reliability as a private chat app. Just over a week has passed since its developers pledged to bolster safeguards over Chinese spying fears, and it’s already suffered a lapse. Bloomberg reports that an unidentified user believed to be from China was able to infiltrate multiple Clubhouse chatrooms …

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Microsoft launches a cross-platform password autofill feature

Microsoft launches a cross-platform password autofill feature

Microsoft has rolled out a big update for its Authenticator app, which gives it the capability to automatically fill log ins with your usernames and passwords. The tech giant has launched a new autofill feature that works across devices and platforms, and it’s bringing it to iOS and Android devices through its Authenticator app. That …

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Insurrectionists Reportedly Used Walkie-Talkie App Zello To Storm the Capitol

Insurrectionists Reportedly Used Walkie-Talkie App Zello To Storm the Capitol

Photo: Jon Cherry / Stringer (Getty Images) Members of a violent and deadly mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6 reportedly communicated with each other through the walkie-talkie app Zello — a company long criticized for its failure to moderate the far-right extremist content it sometimes hosts. According to audio and chat logs …

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Dipongo: Phygital Stories that Foster Children’s Creativity

Dipongo: Phygital Stories that Foster Children’s Creativity

[embedded content] Dipongo is a mobile application available on tablets and smartphones that aims at keeping kids away from all screens to spark their imagination and activate their creativity. The goal statement sounds like a conundrum: using displays to keep children away from them, how is that possible? Advertising According to this Raise Smart Kids …

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California Set to Launch Apple and Google-Powered Contact Tracing App

California Set to Launch Apple and Google-Powered Contact Tracing App

Photo: Drew Angerer / Staff (Getty Images) California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday that the Golden State would become the 18th to launch an official Covid-19 contact tracing app powered by technology pioneered by Apple and Google. Advertisement Beginning on Thursday, Californians will be able to log in to CA Notify, a secure app …

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Pre-Teens Rejoice! Federal Judge Strikes Down TikTok Ban

Pre-Teens Rejoice! Federal Judge Strikes Down TikTok Ban

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure / AFP (Getty Images) A U.S federal judge has said that a ban on TikTok—scheduled for Monday, September 28—will not go ahead as planned. The delay will allow users to access the app on various app stores while the court explores the legality of banning a consumer application on security grounds. Advertisement …

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