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The Best New Features in Facebook Messenger and Instagram | Sidnaz Blog

May 8, 2021

Facebook recently announced a bunch of new features for Messenger and Instagram DMs on its apps. Media messaging is now streamlined, chats are easier to archive (and unarchive), and Instagram DMs now include read receipts. Let’s investigate at all the new features and how to use them. Easier audio messaging in Messenger and Instagram Messenger’s […]

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How to Set Up Every iOS 14.5 Feature Worth Knowing About | Sidnaz Blog

May 5, 2021

It’s been just over a week since iOS 14.5 debuted, and we’ve spent a chunk of time going over the most interesting features the operating system has to offer. This is one update I wouldn’t wait to install, if for nothing else than it’s the only way your iPhone will tell you if someone has […]

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Profits and Politics in China’s Tech Crackdown | Sidnaz Blog

April 30, 2021

Is Beijing punishing China’s internet-technology titans because they are too large and too powerful or because tech firms are abusing their market power? Following the dramatic fall from grace of billionaire Jack Ma and his fintech brainchild, Ant Group, that question has become an existential one for current and prospective Chinese internet entrepreneurs—and the economy […]

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How to Remove Facebook Posts That Show Where You Live | Sidnaz Blog

April 28, 2021

Even if your social media threats are more a whimper or an annoyance than a full-scale war from internet strangers, you can still keep images of your house (and ideally, your address) from sitting around on Facebook. According to New York Times columnist Ben Smith, the solution is as easy as reporting posts (including written […]

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Latest News Today – software services company Tech Mahindra Edges Lower Post

April 27, 2021

At 9:30 am, Tech Mahindra shares were trading lower by 0.76 per cent on the BSE Tech Mahindra shares edged lower in early trading after the software services company reported a 17.4 per cent slide in consolidated profit for the quarter ended March 2021. At 9:30 am, the shares of Tech Mahindra were trading at […]

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How to Use Every New Google Meet Feature Announced This Week | Sidnaz Blog

April 23, 2021

Google recently unveiled several new Google Meet features, including a reorganized web interface with new pin controls, a new data- and battery-friendly Saver mode for mobile users, and a slew of upcoming video features. Some are available now for everyone, while others are only for Workspace users, and a few won’t be ready until later […]

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How to Fix Your Phone After Downloading ‘WhatsApp Pink’ | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

Security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia took to Twitter the other day to warn about a new scam making the rounds—the goofily named “WhatsApp Pink.” This Android app promises to be a fun new variant of the popular chat app that comes with an all-pink UI. And while the “pink app” part might be true, the app […]

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It’s Time to Switch to a Dummy Email Address on Facebook | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

Whether the loophole lasts a day, month, or forever, a new “Facebook Email Search” program again shows why you might not want to use your regular email address for the sprawling social media site—or any, really. As researchers found, it’s pathetically easy to hammer through a big list of of email address and link them […]

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New Carbon Market Pays Southern Pine-Growers Not to Cut | Sidnaz Blog

April 20, 2021

Here is a new way for Southern pine growers to get paid for their timber: Leave it standing. Companies eager to offset their emissions are paying Southern timberland owners not to cut more than a million acres of mill-bound pine trees until next year. The idea is that the longer the timber stands, the more […]

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How to Find Your iPhone With Google Assistant | Sidnaz Blog

April 20, 2021

If you live in a house with divided geek loyalties, your competing devices are about to get a little more collaborative. Google Assistant-enabled smart speakers can now help you find your missing iPhone; all you have to do is say “Hey Google, find my phone” to send a critical-level alert to your misplaced iPhone, forcing […]

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