Day: April 6, 2021

Facebook says the leaked 533M records is a different data set that attackers created by abusing a flaw in a Facebook contacts import feature, not by hacking (Lily Hay Newman/Wired)

Lily Hay Newman / Wired:Facebook says the leaked 533M records is a different data set that attackers created by abusing a flaw in a Facebook contacts import feature, not by hacking  —  The company’s explanations have been confusing and inconsistent, but there are finally some answers. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210406/p34#a210406p34

Apple launches an app for enterprises to test devices that work with Apple’s Find My network, ahead of its expected launch of its own new AirTags accessory (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Apple launches an app for enterprises to test devices that work with Apple’s Find My network, ahead of its expected launch of its own new AirTags accessory  —  Apple has launched a new app, Find My Certification Asst., designed for use by MFi (Made for iPhone) Licensees … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210406/p29#a210406p29

New software update for the Google Pixel lineup reportedly dramatically boosts Pixel 5’s GPU performance, which had been poor for a Snapdragon 765G-based phone (Pranob Mehrotra/XDA Developers)

Pranob Mehrotra / XDA Developers:New software update for the Google Pixel lineup reportedly dramatically boosts Pixel 5’s GPU performance, which had been poor for a Snapdragon 765G-based phone  —  The latest software update for the Google Pixel lineup recently started rolling out to users. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210406/p19#a210406p19

A look at the rise and fall of India’s missed call industry, which was transformed by Twitter-owned ZipDial that serviced 5M missed calls a day at its peak (Atul Bhattarai/Rest of World)

Atul Bhattarai / Rest of World:A look at the rise and fall of India’s missed call industry, which was transformed by Twitter-owned ZipDial that serviced 5M missed calls a day at its peak  —  In the age of expensive data, missed calls became more than just a cheap way to communicate.  But in India, technology …

A look at the rise and fall of India’s missed call industry, which was transformed by Twitter-owned ZipDial that serviced 5M missed calls a day at its peak (Atul Bhattarai/Rest of World) Read More »