Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
Uber May Breach Your Privacy! Plans To Record Audio Of Trips
Uber may soon allow recording of audio during rides. The feature will first release in Brazil and Mexico. But the ride-hailing giant is planning to launch this feature in the United States as well. According to reports, this will breach the security and privacy of the riders. Uber, however, is saying that it will bolster the security of its app for both the driver and the passengers. Link.
PayPal To Acquire Shopping And Rewards App Honey For $4 Billion
PayPal in its biggest-ever acquisition is going to acquire shopping and rewards app Honey for $4 billion. The buy-out will be mostly cash. Currently, PayPal’s main competitors are credit card companies and Apple Pay. With this acquisition, PayPal will move into deal-finding and rewards business. Link.
Apple Might Get Some Goodies From Trump
The United States President Donald Trump has said that he’s considering giving exemption to Apple for its trade with China. The statement has come just before the Apple production site visit by Trump in Texas. Apple is going to produce its new Mac Pro in this production unit, which will start deliveries in December. Link.
Are You Ready To Schedule Your Tweets?
Twitter is testing tweet scheduling on the web and will soon release this feature for its users. The feature was already there in TweetDeck but will now be available for use on the web app as well. Link.
Political Ads Targeting Limited By Google
No one can target you with your voter records on Google with political ads anymore. This is a welcome step from Google which has now limited political ad targeting to age, location, and gender. Before this, ad campaigners had more leeway to target voters on Google. Link.