Friday, May 24, 2019
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Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp are down in Europe

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- According to data from Downdetector, Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp are massively down in European countries and the Maghreb countries this Sunday, April 14. Social network users also mention...

Britain plans to organize social media to combat harmful content

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain on Monday proposed new Internet safety laws that would impose sanctions on social networking and technology companies if it failed to protect its users from malicious content. The...

South Korea will be the first to launch 5G, overtaking the US and China

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- South Korea will become the first country to launch fifth-generation mobile networks (5G). With one of the highest smartphone penetration rates in the world, South Korea is racing...

US accuses Facebook of racial discrimination in housing advertisements

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Trump administration has accused Facebook of selling ads that target certain segments and discriminate on the basis of race, in violation of the Fair Housing Act in...
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Facebook prohibits support for a tendency to outweigh the white race

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Facebook will ban the endorsement and praise of white supremacy as well as manifestations of racism as part of a campaign against hate speech. The ban will be imposed...
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EU offers safe fifth generation plan amid doubts about Huawei

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled its plan to ensure the safe entry of fifth-generation technology into European telecommunications networks, amid doubts about China's giant Huawei. The United States...

Apple launches its new services in the presence of a constellation of Hollywood stars

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Apple has hired a Hollywood star to launch its new rival service for Netflix, the most prominent point in a series of service announcements that seek to be...
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Facebook: 200 million user passwords stored without protection

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Around 200 million Facebook user passwords have been stored unprotected, the social network said in a statement released Thursday (March 21st). Facebook employees had access to it. Facebook admitted...

Apple announced the advent of a new era in medicine

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- IT giant together with Stanford conducted research on the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation using Apple Watch. Apple and scientists at Stanford Medicine presented an eight-month study of more than...

Telegram restored work after a massive failure

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Telegram team reported on the restoration of the messenger after a failure. Malfunction of Telegram occurred at about 15.00 Moscow time. According to the Downdetector portal, users from...

How social networks affect human behavior

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Every day, more than 4 billion messages are posted on Facebook and about 500,000 on Twitter. In more than half of the cases, these are user-edited publications that...

Visa and MasterCard blocked Russian bank cards

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Visa and MasterCard blocked the cards of Evrofinance Mosnarbank customers, as this company’s membership in international payment systems has been suspended. The block applies to operations through Visa and...

Instagram is back up – Facebook still down in some parts of the world

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Instagram is back up after suffering a partial outage for over several hours, the photo-sharing social network platform said in a tweet, but its parent Facebook Inc’s app...
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IN THE VIDEO: US urges Germany to stop using Huawei

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Business adviser Carol Roth and Wall Street Journal assistant editor James Freeman on how the U.S. is urging Germany to drop Huawei or face limited intelligence sharing. https://youtu.be/uwoIddDuX6o --- Videos are provided by...

China supports Huawei in its fight against the US

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Beijing on Friday offered its full support to the legal battle launched by China's Huawei Telecom Group, a US telecommunications giant, on Thursday, saying it would take "all...

US government sued by Huawei

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In an effort to lift the ban on federal agencies using the Chinese group's products for national security reasons, Huawei announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit...

This new WhatsApp option will allow you to regain calm

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Tired of spam that floods you from WhatsApp group chats? With a new option that will allow you to control who can add you to group discussions, this...

Samsung and Apple lose ground Huawei

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Samsung and Apple are increasingly losing their share of the smartphone market under the onslaught of Huawei, as consumers are deterred by the high prices that are inherent...

China is preparing to create long-range “plasma artillery”

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- On Thursday, China finished accepting applications for participation in the tender for the development of "plasma artillery" technology. A research team from the Academy of Armored Forces received...

China is developing a “microwave weapon” against terrorists

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Beijing Institute of Radio Measurements at the Chinese Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) is developing a new military technology based on the principle of microwave radar...