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WhatsApp’s new updated policy may impinge your privacy
Trump signs Executive Order Blocking Transaction with Alipay & seven other Chinese apps
Serving a fresh blow to Chinese tech companies, America’s president Donald Trump has signed executive orders that will prohibit American citizens and companies in conducting transaction with 8 Chinese apps. These Chinese apps include Alipay, CamScanner, QQ Wallet, SHAREit, Tencent QQ, VMate, WECHAT Pay and WPS Office. In all probability, this executive order means that these apps will be banned. Last year, Trump had sought to ban TikTok but a US court prevented the blocking of TikTok.
Slack starts 2021 with a global outage
Slack started 2021 on a very bad note after its services were hit by a global outage on Monday. Since Monday morning scores of Slack users were unable to send or receive messages among plethora of problems caused by global outage. This outage has happened barely a month after Slack was acquired by SalesForce for $27.7 Bn.
Amazon all set to buy Boeing Planes for its air cargo operations
E-commerce giant Amazon Inc. is all set to buy 11 used Boeign 767-300 planes. This is the first time that the online retail giant won’t be renting but buying airplanes for its air cargo operations. In a quest to improve its fast delivery and customer service, over the years Amazon has been steadily expanding its air cargo operations.