Instagram today revealed a new, no-frills version of its app for the Indian market. Dubbed Instagram Lite, it removes Reels, shopping, and IGTV to focus on speed and responsiveness for capped internet connections and low-end devices.
Following new measures by the U.S. government aimed at cutting off Huawei's access to the global chip supply, China is said to be considering punitive and retaliatory measures against U.S. firms, including Apple, Qualcomm, Boeing, and Cisco.
The latest betas for the app suggest the Facebook-owned IM client is planning on allowing more than four participants in a group audio or video call. Calls will also feature a new banner that emphasizes encryption.
Google hopes to make third-party cookies obsolete in the near future by introducing new standards like the Privacy Sandbox. As it does so, the company is also planning on removing support for them in its browser within the next two years.
Google is planning to gradually phase out the current implementation of user-agent strings, the metadata provided by the browser whenever you connect to a website. This includes information such as the browser you're using, your operating system, and more.
Security researchers found an online database containing the private information of over 267 million Facebook users exposed on the internet. It contained the Facebook IDs, phone numbers, and real names of the users.