Facebook has a creepy bug that secretly opens phone’s camera in background

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Facebook users on the iPhone, beware. Facebook might be secretly spying on you via your phone’s camera. Facebook, that has received backlash on privacy several times in past, has yet again come under the scanner. This time for a bug that secretly opens the iPhone’s camera in the background when scrolling through the Facebook feed.
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Facebook’s Crypto Boss Is Surprisingly Bullish On Bitcoin

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The bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry has struggled with social media giant Facebook’s troubled plans to launch a bitcoin rival, dubbed libra, next year. Some have suggested technology companies would be better off adopting bitcoin than attempting to create a centralized alternative, as micro-blogging platform Twitter is doing. Now, Facebook’s head of cryptocurrency projects, David Marcus, has said that he
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Surface Pro X review: Gorgeous hardware marred by buggy software

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For years now, the Surface Pro has been the best Windows 2-in-1. It delivers a useful, familiar desktop environment for multitasking in a lightweight tablet body. But the line hasn’t changed much physically since the Pro 4. A serious redesign is beyond overdue, and thankfully Microsoft is ready to show us something new. Engadget Score POOR UNINSPIRING GOOD EXCELLENT
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Facebook India posts 84% jump in FY19 profit

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NEW DELHI: Social media giant Facebook has reported revenues of Rs 892 crore, compared to revenues of Rs 521 crore, a 71% jump in revenues and a net profit of Rs 105 crore, up 84% from last fiscal for fiscal year ended 31 March 2019, documents filed with the registrar of companies (RoC) show. The company had
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Facebook was also in talks to buy Fitbit, but Google offered more cash

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Google on Friday announced that it was acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion. A new report suggests that Google wasn’t the only tech giant in talks to buy the fitness tracker and smartwatch making company. Google was closely competing with Facebook for the deal. According to a report by The Information, Facebook was reportedly also in
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How to activate dark mode for Facebook

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Dark mode for Facebook has been a long time coming, but it’s finally started to arrive, letting you enjoy a more stylish social experience. It’s not just about looks – researchers from Google have found that pixel color has a direct effect on power draw, with black pixels using significantly less energy than white ones. Switching
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A new Facebook News tab is starting to roll out in the United States

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Facebook began testing a new home for news in its mobile app today called Facebook News. It will roll out to a few hundred thousand users in the United States and host reporting from big publishers, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and BuzzFeed. Facebook is paying some (but not all) participating publishers for their work, offering a
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Facebook’s Libra Association has now lost a quarter of its original members

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The news seems to be going from bad to worse for Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, as online travel company Booking Holdings has stepped away from the nonprofit Libra Association. As Bloomberg reports, that means seven of Libra’s original 28 members have exited the project. SEVEN OF 28 FOUNDERS ARE OUT Facebook announced in June that it would launch Libra, an ambitious
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Helping the Indian hardware ecosystem catch up with the best globally is the Intel India Maker Lab programme

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When it comes to software, there are plenty of names to go around in India but the progress China or Taiwan has made over a couple of decades in hardware innovations remains two steps ahead. In 2016, Intel started the Intel India Maker Lab programme to create a vibrant hardware-based innovation ecosystem in India, addressing
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