Vivaldi and Brave have announced that they will disable FLoC ad tracking in their Chromium-based web browsers. The declarations come after Google said it had begun trialling the technology in Chrome.
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Facebook has reinstated Ville de Bitche's page after it was taken down last month. This is not the first time that Facebook's culturally insensitive algorithms have blocked content on the site.
NortonLifeLock has released new data that suggests 330 million people in 10 countries were affected by cybercrime last year with 55 million people being affected by identity theft.
NVIDIA has invested $1.5 million into Mozilla's Common Voice project. Mozilla will use the money to hire people to improve the product further and to reach new communities and volunteers.
Vodafone has re-opened its stores around the UK today and in some areas, it has adjusted its opening hours so shops are open until 10 pm. The firm has also taken measures to make stores safer.
The England and Wales NHS COVID-19 app has had an update blocked by Google and Apple. The tech firms said that the update would go against privacy rules which the government initially agreed to.
There aren't too many launches this week but SpaceX is prepping its next Starship mission where it will attempt to perfect the landing procedure so it can move on in the testing process.
Google has corrected rumours that stated the Pixel 5a 5G would be entirely scrapped due to chip shortages. Instead, the firm is going to bring the phone to the Japanese and U.S. markets alone.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has announced that the firm will turn part of its Menlo Park HQ into a COVID-19 vaccination centre. The firm will also support mobile clinics to serve poorer areas.
DuckDuckGo has announced an update to its Chrome extension which blocks Google's FLoC tracking. Some users were silently added to the FLoC trial in Chrome - DuckDuckGo thinks this is wrong.
Mozilla has delayed the release of Firefox 89 by two weeks so that it can have extra time to test its new Proton UI which overhauls the tabbing experience. The new release date is June 1.
Nokia has announced the X20, X10, G20, G10, C20, and C10 today alongside new Nokia Lite Earbuds and HMD Mobile, a new MVNO, which is due to launch in the UK this month before a global rollout.
EE has announced the expansion of its 5G network to seaside and football locations. It comes as the UK begins to loosen lockdown restrictions which have been in place since the start of the year.
Canonical has announced full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.21 which was launched today. Canonical supports Kubernetes across a range of platforms including workstations, IoT, and edge.
LG has said that it will provide several more years of updates for select phones from 2019 and 2020. It comes after the firm announced it was pulling out of the smartphone market soon.