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Amazon Forays into encrypted messaging Biz
Amazon’s cloud business unit AWS announced on Friday that it is acquiring encrypted messaging app Wickr. The financial details of the deal were not announced. The company said in its official statement that Wickr will be integrated into AWS’s business.
Musk and Dorsey to soon discuss about Bitcoin at upcoming event
Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey have agreed to discuss and talk to each other about bitcoin at an upcoming event that will solely focuses on cryptocurrency. The event has been named as ‘The B Word’ and has been scheduled to take place on July 21. This is probably for the first time that Musk and Dorsey have a joint conversation around crypto at a public.
Twitter temporarily bans Indian IT Minister’s account
Twitter on Friday temporarily blocked Indian IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s account, citing copyright violation. Although the blockade lasted for only few hours, it likely to add fresh fissure to the already frosty relationship between Twitter and Indian government. During the last few months, Twitter and the Indian government have been at loggerheads. The latter has especially accused Twitter of nurturing a bias against India’s ruling party – BJP.
ByteDance still has an iron control over TikTok’s American Biz
Despite Former American President Donald Trump’s witch hunt against TikTok last year, the latter’s Chinese parent company still has complete control over its American business. This is according to several reports published in the American media. Experts and critics have inferred several meanings from these media reports, with many claiming that the Chinese company continues to enjoy complete access to data of American TikTok customers.
Windows 11 to Sideload Android apps
Microsoft has given clear hint that the upcoming Windows 11 will be able to sideload Android apps. However, there is not much clarity about how this sideloading feature will work. Microsoft has joined hands with the Amazon app store for running this feature.