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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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EU Antitrust: Commission opens investigations into Apple’s App Store rules

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1073 Last week, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager opened a formal investigation into whether the App Store was harming competition by acting as a “gatekeeper” for third-party apps, some of which rival Apple’s own services. That investigation was launched a … Continue reading

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Bitcoin tanks

I had some friends ask about my thoughts about investing in bitcoin when one was at around $15k. I had not traded directly even in equities for years but knew it was very volatile and high risk. It had been … Continue reading

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Is Facebook and other apps using your “smartphone” Camera without you knowing?

April 30 2018 – Kevin Yaworski — Here is a concerning observation of the Facebook App’s behavior and some tips about Apps and Permissions. CBC Marketplace did this episode on how easy it is to create an app, get users … Continue reading

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