Google has announced that it will be restricting several Chrome APIs from March 15, 2021. An audit by the firm found that some unnamed third-party Chromium-based web browsers were leveraging them.
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The Polish government has proposed a new law which would see the establishment of a free speech council that could fine social media firms if they delete content that's not illegal in Poland.
The dating app Bumble has filed with the SEC to become a publicly-traded company. Once all the paperwork is out of the way, the company will be traded under the symbol BMBL on the NASDAQ.
EE has said that it's extending its unlimited data offer for NHS workers. The mobile carrier was going to end the offer on January 31 after an extension in October but will keep it going until June.
Samsung has shed some more light on its ISOCELL HM3 image processor that comes with the new Galaxy S21 series which was announced yesterday. It's capable of taking 108MP pictures with 12-bit depth.
Blizzard has announced a new version of its Battle.net desktop app. It will launch it in parts of North America to weed out any remaining bugs before making it available in other parts of the world.
The cloud storage company, Dropbox, is going to lay-off 315 of its employees and it looks to grow over the coming years. The CEO said that redundancies are not a reflection on the workers.
Japan will develop components for the Lunar Gateway's International Habitation (I-Hab) module. The I-Hab module is currently slated to be sent to space in 2026, two years after Gateway's launch.
The UK Space Agency is going to work with Rolls-Royce to investigate nuclear propulsion. If developed, a nuclear rocket would get to Mars in half the time it currently takes with today's technology.
Gartner has said that spend in the global wearable market will reach $81.5 billion this year, up 18.1% compared to 2020 where spend reached $69 billion. Ear-worn devices will create the most spend.
Canalys has reported that the PC market saw 25% growth YoY in 4Q20. The market also had a great 2020 in general as people sought out new computers to help them work from home during the pandemic.
BT has said that its customers, including those with EE and Plusnet, will have zero-rated access to BBC Bitesize by the end of the month. This will help parents home school while schools are shut.
LG has unveiled webOS 6.0 and some of its new features. The updated operating system will be available on the firm's OLED, QNED Mini LED, NanoCell and UHD smart TVs later in the year.
The price of bitcoin briefly reached $40,000 on Thursday before retreating a bit. It's not clear what will happen to the price going forward but it has certainly piqued people's interest.
The analyst firm TrendForce has announced that the LiDAR market's revenue will jump from $682 million in 2020 to $2.9 billion in 2025 as more autonomous vehicles and ADAS-equipped vehicles are made.