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Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public
India

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public

Cybersecurity activists have termed the Indian government's claim of making the source code of Aarogya Setu app public as half-truth.

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source
News & Analysis

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source

Sustained pressure on authorities about legality and privacy issues bears fruit.

Instagram testing a privacy feature that could share your location with Facebook
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Instagram testing a privacy feature that could share your location with Facebook

Instagram has somewhat also acknowledged of such a feature being under works.

Google's passively tracking you: Here's how you can delete your past location data
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Google's passively tracking you: Here's how you can delete your past location data

Smartphones also connect to cell towers, so your carrier knows your general location at all times.

Portugal's +Accesso app allows differently abled people to fight for accessibility rights
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Portugal's +Accesso app allows differently abled people to fight for accessibility rights

+Acesso allows users to file official complaints against public buildings that do not meet accessibility laws.

Uber has this cool new solution for riders who do not like to share their location
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Uber has this cool new solution for riders who do not like to share their location

The service for now is available only for Uber users in the US and basically will not share the exact location or address of the rider with the driver.

Twitter will now allow brands to request and share their location data with users using direct messages
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Twitter will now allow brands to request and share their location data with users using direct messages

Microblogging site Twitter has launched a new tool that allows brands to request and share location data with users via direct messages in order to provide better customer service, the media reported on Tuesday.

WhatsApp now allows you to pick and send multiple contacts in one go
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WhatsApp now allows you to pick and send multiple contacts in one go

WhatsApp has introduced the ability to pick and attach multiple contacts in one go without having to send the contacts one at a time.

Here mapping and location services releases new tools for developers
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Here mapping and location services releases new tools for developers

Here, the automotive industry-owned mapping and location services company is launching a new set of tools that will let any developer easily build and launch an app that needs location-specific features.

Facebook bans developers from using its data like location for surveillance and tracking tools
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Facebook bans developers from using its data like location for surveillance and tracking tools

Facebook Inc barred software developers on Monday from using the massive social network's data to create surveillance tools, closing off a process that had been exploited by U.S. police departments to track protesters.

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that lets group members share a 'Live Location' with each other
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WhatsApp is working on a new feature that lets group members share a 'Live Location' with each other

This feature has to be one of the most interesting feature for WhatsApp in a long time (even better that addition of Video calling) because it gives you the option to share your location with your friends in a group making it easier to coordinate.

Prisma copies Instagram; Introduces location based feed and profiles
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Prisma copies Instagram; Introduces location based feed and profiles

Prisma has launched a new update which introduces an image feed and profiles like the ones available in Instagram.

Facebook announces 'Marketplace' enabling you to buy or sell with local community
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Facebook announces 'Marketplace' enabling you to buy or sell with local community

Facebook announced the launch of "Marketplace" an online extension of the social network experience where people can connect to each other to conveniently discover, buy and sell items.

‘Location aware’ smartphones are diminishing people's privacy, says researchers
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‘Location aware’ smartphones are diminishing people's privacy, says researchers

The use of "location-aware" smartphones and voluntary sharing of information is diminishing people's privacy, say researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel.

Indian doctor develops app that transmits your location even when burried under debris
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Indian doctor develops app that transmits your location even when burried under debris

A doctor's initiative in harnessing technology has produced an application which can help locate a person trapped in debris in an earthquake or other disasters when communications fail.

No idea where Kashmir is? Twitter goofs up, shows Jammu in Pakistan and J&K in China
India

No idea where Kashmir is? Twitter goofs up, shows Jammu in Pakistan and J&K in China

In a major goof-up, popular social media platform Twitter on Thursday showed Jammu as part of Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir as being in China.

New Chrome extension can pinpoint your Facebook Messenger locations
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New Chrome extension can pinpoint your Facebook Messenger locations

Stalkers are likely in for a treat as a new app is going to help them creep up on their Facebook friends. (As if Google wasn't enough).

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area
Startups

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area

The 25,000 registered users of Next Drop across three cities, Hubli, Dharwar and Bangalore, get an SMS alert an hour before the water is likely to come in their areas. Users can also ask for specific information related to water supply and the company will reply to that as well.

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area
Startups

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area

The 25,000 registered users of Next Drop across three cities, Hubli, Dharwar and Bangalore, get an SMS alert an hour before the water is likely to come in their areas. Users can also ask for specific information related to water supply and the company will reply to that as well.