Sony PlayStation 5 Event Delayed Amid US Unrest

Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is so popular, is this particular app safe to use? Should you download this app or skip it for safety’s sake?

Mitron lets you upload short videos just like TikTok but unlike the Chinese app, Mitron does not have a privacy policy. The privacy policy defines how the app can use your data and it is supposed to mention important terms and conditions of using the app. Clearly that is not important at all for Mitron. If you go to the Google Play page for Mitron and click the privacy policy link at the bottom, it

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Google Stands in Support of Racial Equality: Sundar Pichai

Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is so popular, is this particular app safe to use? Should you download this app or skip it for safety’s sake?

Mitron lets you upload short videos just like TikTok but unlike the Chinese app, Mitron does not have a privacy policy. The privacy policy defines how the app can use your data and it is supposed to mention important terms and conditions of using the app. Clearly that is not important at all for Mitron. If you go to the Google Play page for Mitron and click the privacy policy link at the bottom, it

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Paytm Moves Delhi High Court, Claims Telcos Not Preventing Phishing Activity

Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is so popular, is this particular app safe to use? Should you download this app or skip it for safety’s sake?

Mitron lets you upload short videos just like TikTok but unlike the Chinese app, Mitron does not have a privacy policy. The privacy policy defines how the app can use your data and it is supposed to mention important terms and conditions of using the app. Clearly that is not important at all for Mitron. If you go to the Google Play page for Mitron and click the privacy policy link at the bottom, it

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Should You Delete Mitron — an ‘Indian’ TikTok Clone?

Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is so popular, is this particular app safe to use? Should you download this app or skip it for safety’s sake?

Mitron lets you upload short videos just like TikTok but unlike the Chinese app, Mitron does not have a privacy policy. The privacy policy defines how the app can use your data and it is supposed to mention important terms and conditions of using the app. Clearly that is not important at all for Mitron. If you go to the Google Play page for Mitron and click the privacy policy link at the bottom, it

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Abu Dhabi State Fund, Twitter Said to Be in Talks to Invest in Jio

Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala is in talks with Reliance Industries about investing around $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,576 crores) in the Indian conglomerate’s Jio platforms, three sources told Reuters. Twitter is separately also in talks with Mumbai-based Reliance to invest more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,576 crores) in the digital startup, which houses music and movie apps as well its telecoms venture Jio Infocomm, another source added on Thursday.

“Clearly Jio’s platform is attracting a wide range of world-class investors, given its enormous potential to serve one of the world’s largest marketplaces,” Mubadala said in an email, without confirming whether or not talks were taking place.

Due diligence on a potential transaction with Reliance was already underway, one of the sources said.

If it goes ahead, the Jio Platforms investment would be the largest in an Indian firm by Mubadala, which is the second-biggest state investor in Abu

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US State Takes Google to Court Over Location Tracking

The US state of Arizona filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Google of committing fraud by being deceptive about gathering location data. Arizona attorney general Mark Brnovich said the suit resulted from an investigation launched two years ago after a media report that Google had ways of knowing where users were even if they opted not to share location information with the internet firm.

“While Google users are led to believe they can opt-out of location tracking, the company exploits other avenues to invade personal privacy,” Brnovich said in a release.

“It’s nearly impossible to stop Google from tracking your movements without your knowledge or consent.”

The suit charges Google with violating Arizona fraud law

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Aarogya Setu App Code Gets Open Sourced, Bug Bounty Programme Announced

NITI Aayog has open sourced the code of the Aarogya Setu app weeks after privacy concerns raised by various experts. The new move comes days after the contact tracing app crossed the mark of 10 crore registered users, 41 days after its launch in April. NITI Aayog has released the source code of Aarogya Setu’s Android version, which it said is used by 98 percent of its total users. The state-owned policy think tank, however, has plans to open source the code of its iOS and KaiOS versions at a later stage as well.

The source code of the Aarogya Setu’s Android version has been live on GitHub. National Informatics Centre (NIC) also announced a bug bounty programme to incentivise researchers finding flaws in the app. Furthermore, the NITI Aayog team specified that the source code of the iOS version of the Aarogya Setu app will be released within

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How to improve battery life in Android 10

If Android 10 battery life has got you down, maybe it’s time to start adding apps to the Battery Optimization feature.

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The Android platform has come a long way since its early beginnings. I remember my first Android phone and how awkward it was to use. Even worse, I remember how bad the battery life was–I was lucky to get four to six hours out of that HTC Hero.

Nowadays however, Android battery life can meet or exceed your daily needs. Given the platform now makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help improve the longevity of the mobile power source, it’s become quite impressive. With my Google Pixel 4, I rarely run out of juice by the end of the day. One of the reasons for this is the battery optimization. This tool is what works with AI to improve battery life on the device.

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