Day: July 3, 2020

Android 11 security features and improvements you need to know

If the Android 11 beta is an indication, Jack Wallen predicts it will be the most secure and best performing release. Developers and pro users, read about security and privacy features in Android 11.

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It’s been a roller coaster ride for Android security over the years. From permissions issues to malware/ransomware to compromised ROMS, you name it, and it’s happened. The developers have done a fairly remarkable job of keeping on top of the issues as they spring up, which is no easy feat. With each release of the platform, they take significant steps to improve the security of the mobile operating system.

The upcoming release of Android 11 is no exception. The developers have added new features and dealt with a few pre-existing privacy and security issues. Let’s take a look at some of the bolder choices they’ve made with the platform.

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to Meet Activists, Won’t Act on Ad Boycott

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

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