It seems like everybody and their uncle is implementing Snapchat-like Stories nowadays. Multiple TikTok users have spotted that the company is currently testing the capability on a limited scale.
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In a statement to Neowin, Mozilla has called out Facebook for its counterintuitive approach to research, saying that the NYU Ad Observatory did not deserve to be banned from the platform.
Do you know that Microsoft may restrict your outbound bandwidth on Windows 365 or that you can't downgrade your Cloud PC? If you don't, you should read our summary of the finer details of the service.
WhatsApp has announced that following some beta testing, "view once" media content is graduating to general availability. The self-explanatory feature follows an implementation similar to Snapchat.
If you have lost drafts while filling forms in the past, you will be pleased to know that Google has now announced autosave capabilities for Google Forms. The feature is rolling out now.
The NYU Ad Observatory project studies political ads on Facebook. Its access to the platform has now been shut down because it breached user privacy by scraping data, despite repeated warnings.
Following an "unbelievable response", Microsoft has halted the trials for Windows 365 due to the service reaching its full capacity. Those still interested in testing it can sign up for notifications.
Microsoft has upgraded its position at the Eclipse Foundation to become a Strategic Member as of today. It will be contributing dedicated resources to work on the development of Eclipse technology.
YouTube is currently experimenting with a new subscription model in some European countries which allows users to block ads for the price of €6.99 per month. It is dubbed "YouTube Premium Lite".
Microsoft has announced that it is expanding App Assure to support Windows 365. Customers can now engage directly with Microsoft in case they face compatibility issues on its latest offering.
Zoom has agreed to pay $86 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. The allegations included breach of customer data privacy and poor security standards that allowed zoombombing.
Gamers have noticed that the The Ascent on Xbox Game Pass for PC is inferior compared to the Steam version and lacks a few graphical options. The developer has confirmed that a fix is in the works.
Skype for Business Online is being retired today in favor of Microsoft Teams. The Redmond firm announced the change two years ago and is offering organizations assisted upgrades to Teams Only mode.
Those interested in Halo Infinite's campaign are in for an unpleasant surprise, as Microsoft has confirmed that it inadvertently included campaign files in the tech preview released two days ago.
A story about Tim Cook saying "F*ck you" to Elon Musk when he demanded the CEO position from the Apple executive is making the rounds on the internet. Musk says that the exchange never happened.