Russia demands major tech companies open regional Russian office

Russia has passed a law requiring major internet companies to be officially represented in Russia. A list has now been published with names of the companies that fall under this. These are often large, well-known American tech companies. Google, Apple, Meta, Twitter, TikTok, Telegram, Zoom, Likeme, Viber Media, Discord, Pinterest, Spotify and Twitch are on … Read more

Developer Accuses Apple of Abuse of Power in Acquisition Negotiations

Developer Kosta Eleftheriou has sued Apple for misusing its power over the App Store to thwart him and drive down his company’s purchase price. The developer and Apple were negotiating a takeover of its keyboard app. Eleftheriou claims in the indictment that he entered into talks with Apple in January 2019 about an acquisition of … Read more

Financial Times: Microsoft recently tried to take over Pinterest

Microsoft has been in touch with Pinterest in recent months to be able to take over the company. The calls are no longer active. It is not clear why the takeover did not go through. The acquisition would be especially interesting for Microsoft because of the data from users and the Azure platform, the Financial … Read more

Football legend Diego Armando Maradona has passed away

The greatest footballer of all time is no more. Diego Armando Maradona passed away on Wednesday. The Argentinian died of cardiac arrest. He turned 60 years old. An overview of the most beautiful tributes on social media. The whole world cries for Maradona Sure, you have Pelé, Messi and our own Cruijff. But for many, … Read more

Instagram Guides: New and useful feature to boost your profile

Instagram launched a new feature this week: Guides. You may have already noticed the Instagram update, as some buttons have also been moved. In addition to the renewed layout, a new function has also been introduced: guides. We tell you what Instagram Guides are and how to use it. You can give your profile a boost, especially if … Read more

Microsoft provides Edge browser with price comparator

Microsoft integrates a price comparison tool in its browser. Initially, the feature only works in the United States, where users can add merchandise from merchants to a selection, then compare them to prices from other merchants. Microsoft shows how Edge users can leverage the Collection feature to create merchant pages of products that they aim … Read more

Users Report Multiple Apps Crashing On iOS On Opening – Update

iOS users are reporting multiple apps on Apple’s platform crashing on opening. These include Spotify, Flitsmeister, Waze and Tinder. Facebook is investigating whether the problem lies with its SDK for iOS. On Twitter, there are mainly reports of users complaining that their Spotify app on iOS no longer wants to start, but users also report … Read more

Google releases web app Keen that collects topics through machine learning

Google has released a new application that allows users to search for content on specific topics through machine learning. Users enter a topic and then see photos, videos, and articles about it. Keen can be used on, or via the Android app. Keen is a kind of social network based on different topics and … Read more

UK will not adopt EU copyright directive with upload filter after Brexit

The UK government, through Chris Skidmore, the minister for science and universities, has said it will not implement the adopted EU copyright directive after the kingdom leaves the EU at the end of this month. In a written reply, Chris Skidmore writes that the deadline for the implementation of the Copyright Directive is June 7, … Read more