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Apple CEO Tim Cook asks Bloomberg to Retract Spy Chip Story

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Friday told an online news website that Bloomberg should retract a story that claimed Apple’s internal computer systems had been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence agents.“There is no truth in their story about Apple,” Cook told BuzzFeed News in an interview with the online publication. “They need to do that right thing and retract it.”

Now, US users can see what Apple has collected from their device

Apple Inc on Wednesday rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, change or delete all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them.Apple updated its privacy website with the tool, which was unveiled earlier this year for users in the European Union in response to the region's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Apple will now let users in the…

Google still considering a censored search engine in China: Sundar Pichai

Google is still considering whether to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, CEO Sundar Pichai has said, in rare public comments about the controversial and secret project.Google’s possible return to China - a market it abandoned over censorship concerns in 2010 - was first leaked in August by The Intercept which reported that the US tech giant was secretly developing “Dragonfly”, a custom-made…

Microsoft Loses its Co-founder to Cancer

After fighting a long battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen bid goodbye to the world on Monday. He was sixty-five and his contribution to the tech world cannot be surmised in meager words.In a heartfelt message, Paul’s sister Jody Allen said that he was a remarkable individual on every level.“While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a…

Facebook may roll out “Unsend” feature for messenger to delete sent messages

According to the media reports, Facebook may soon rollout "Unsend" feature for Messenger which will allow users to retract the sent messages not only from their inbox but also from the entire chat thread."Quoting to the TechCrunch reports, Facebook spokesperson on Friday said that "We have previously confirmed that we intend to ship features like this and we at Facebook are still planning to do so".Mobile…

Verizon to shift its 1,400 employees to Infosys

American technology giant Verizon is planning to shift it's 1,400 Indian employees to Infosys by the end of this year and will work on the company project for a year, before moving them on other projects.In a report published by Economictimes, "The heads of both the companies (Verizon and Infosys) had met and discussed with nearly to 700 of its employees each in Chennai and Hyderabad office and Infosys is likely…

Tesla Caught up in Another Lawsuit for Labor Law Violation

In a series of lawsuits that have plagued the growth of the automotive giant, Tesla Motors finds itself caught up in another lawsuit over labor law violation. A federal judge ruled that Tesla must defend itself at a trial over allegations over abuse of labor laws. The lawsuit alleges the company of threatening foreign workers of deportation if they called in sick or worse succumb to an injury.Already in troubled…

Texas Woman Sues Facebook, Accused the Site of Enabling Sex Trade

A woman from Texas, claiming that she was raped, beaten, and sex trafficked at the age of 15 by a person that posed as a Facebook friend, has filed a lawsuit against the social media giant, accusing the site of knowing that minors are lured into the sex trade through Facebook.The woman, identified as Jane Doe has filed a case in Harris County District Court on Monday. The defendants also include the already…

Facebook Data Breach Might Render your Account Vulnerable

The social media giant Facebook announced that hackers have stolen digital login codes of nearly 50 million users in what can be described as one of worst security breach ever. This news comes at a time when the social media firm is already struggling with lawsuits that have tarnished its brand name.Facebook, which boasts of more than 2.2 billion users per month, is yet to determine whether any of the hacked…

Musk Agrees to resign as Tesla Chairman under SEC Settlement

Tesla chairman Elon Musk has agreed to step down as Chairman of the company and pay $20 million to financial regulators in a settlement with SEC. Musk, however, will still remain the CEO of the organization.This news comes as a relief for the investors that had anticipated lengthy legal fights, aggravating the decline of the loss-making electric car manufacturing firm.The entire Tesla episode came to…