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WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash – Egypt Independent – Egypt Independent

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February 19, 2021
10:37 am


(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp said on Thursday it will go ahead with its controversial privacy policy update but will allow users to read it at “their own pace” and will also display a banner providing additional information.

In January, the messaging platform informed users it was preparing a new privacy policy, under which it could share limited user data with Facebook and its group firms.

It sparked a global outcry and sent users to rival apps Telegram and Signal, among others, prompting WhatsApp to delay the new policy launch to May and to clarify the update was focused on allowing users to message with businesses and would not affect personal conversations.

In India, the messaging app’s biggest user base, Facebook executives fielded questions from a parliamentary panel on the need for the changes, days after the country’s technology ministry asked the messaging platform to withdraw them.

In its latest blog, WhatsApp said it will start reminding users to review and accept updates to keep using the messaging platform.

“We’ve also included more information to try and address concerns we’re hearing,” it added.

WhatsApp’s announcement comes as parent Facebook moved to block all news content in Australia on Thursday, facing backlash from publishers and politicians, prompting a senior British lawmaker to label the move as an attempt to bully a democracy.

Reporting by Shubham Kalia and Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri

FILE PHOTO: The WhatsApp messaging application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo

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Season 3 of CTV's Hit Original Comedy JANN Begins Production – Canada NewsWire

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Calgary-based Tenaj Williams (BIG SKY, WYNONNA EARP) and Vancouver-born Charlie Kerr (SUPERNATURAL, THE MAGICIANS) join lead cast –
– Michael Bublé set to guest star this season –
– New eight-episode season of JANN, from EMMY® Award-winning producer Andrew Barnsley (SCHITT’S CREEK), and 2020 WGC Screenwriting Award-winners Jann Arden and Jennica Harper with Leah Gauthier, filming in Calgary

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CALGARY, AB, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW/ – CTV, in association with Project 10 Productions and SEVEN24 Films, announced today that production has begun in Calgary on Season 3 of hit original comedy series, JANN. Starring multi-platinum award-winning Canadian singer, songwriter, broadcaster, and author Jann Arden as a fictionalized version of herself, Season 3 consists of eight half-hour episodes.

Joining the cast of JANN in leading roles this season are Canadian actors Tenaj Williams (BIG SKY, WYNONNA EARP) and Charlie Kerr (SUPERNATURAL, THE MAGICIANS). Williams stars as Trey, Jann’s (Jann Arden) personal assistant; while Kerr plays Nate, who finds himself in a love triangle with Jann and her ex-girlfriend Cynthia (Sharon Taylor).

Confirmed to guest star on the series’ third season is GRAMMY® Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bublé as himself.

Season 3 of JANN is a period of new beginnings as Jann takes her life, career, and relationships into her own hands. She hires a personal assistant, commits to making a new album from the heart, and, after her girlfriend refused her marriage proposal, starts dating someone new… a younger man.

“I’m very excited and relieved to be going forward with Season 3 of JANN in light of all the strange things happening in the world,” said Jann Arden, Co-Creator, Executive Producer, and star of JANN. “It feels like a little ray of sunshine to be back with my TV family working on JANN. We are all very excited about what the future holds for all these characters this season.”

To view full press release, click here.

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For further information: For more information, please contact: Matthew Almeida, CTV Networks, 647.389.2337 or [email protected], Christy Sullivan, CTV Networks, 416.557.2840 or [email protected]

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When And Where To Buy An Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics Card Today – Forbes

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Nvidia’s latest budget graphics card hits digital store shelves today.

The GeForce RTX 3060 is the little sibling of its RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090 counterparts, but it’s still a powerful GPU in its own right.

Early reviews all seem to agree: The RTX 3060 is a perfectly fine card at a decent price, but it’s not as impressive as its more powerful siblings.

The RTX 3060 goes on sale today at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET and if you’re looking to score one you should be at your online retailer of choice, refreshing the page, by this time. It’s possible some websites could crash, but more likely that bot-equipped scalpers and crypto miners will simply try to scoop all these up before normal gamers can buy one.

Be sure to already be logged in with payment info saved at whichever site you choose.

Note: These sites don’t have live product pages yet, so these links will take you to a search at each site that should populate with the GPU when it goes live.

The RTX 3060 features DLSS and Ray-Tracing and has impressive specs for a budget card, including:

  • 3584 CUDA Cores
  • 1.78Ghz boost clock
  • 1.32Ghz base clock
  • 12 GB GDDR6 memory
  • 192-bit memory interface width

Good luck finding one of these today. It’s a terrible time to try and find a new GPU as Bitcoin and Ethereum continue to go up with no signs of stopping and crypto-mining is back in fashion something fierce.

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 series is now getting One UI 3.1 – comments – GSMArena.com

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Anonymous, 1 hour agoEven more garbage than 3.0.
One UI era had 2.5, it was the peak. After that every of their up… more
If you have such problems, backup your data and do a factory reset.

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  • Anonymous
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  • 1 hour ago

Even more garbage than 3.0.
One UI era had 2.5, it was the peak. After that every of their update was producing more and more bugs, especially the A11 battery drain on every device.

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SathishKannan, 4 hours agoI guess, Note 10 lite is also Note 10 series.. It may have a little more wait than original 10… moreMy Note 10 lite just received feb 21 patch

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SathishKannan, 4 hours agoI guess, Note 10 lite is also Note 10 series.. It may have a little more wait than original 10… moreyes but i wont install immediately because February update fixed some issues i will wait for second update to install

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  • 2 hours ago

Received on Indian Note 10+ as well.

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  • 3 hours ago

It drains more battery now then it did on 3.0 first version.

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  • Anonymous
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  • 3 hours ago

I thought only the S21 series was getting One UI 3.1 while all earlier models were receiving One UI 3.0?

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  • 3 hours ago

what is this hideous font

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I guess, Note 10 lite is also Note 10 series.. It may have a little more wait than original 10 series I believe..

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