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WhatsApp reduces spam, despite end-to-end encryption

Can a spam filter work even without reading the content of your messages? WhatsApp thinks so. Since last April, the messenger app has been successfully fighting spam abuse, even as it’s been using end-to-end encryption. That encryption means that no one — not even WhatsApp — can read the content of your messages, except for […]

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Google smooths Pixel audio issues with latest security patch, but it may limit the volume

If you’re one of the unlucky Pixel owners with audio distortion problems, relief may be on the way. Along with the usual vulnerability plugs, this month’s security patch includes a fix for the widespread issue, and many users have reported that the issue has indeed been cleared up. First brought to light on Reddit and […]

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Facebook’s Community Help lets you aid your neighbors in a crisis

Facebook is taking its Safety Check feature beyond the ability to just mark yourself and others as safe with a new addition called Community Help, which started rolling out Wednesday. Facebook first announced Community Help in November at the company’s Social Good Forum.s during a crisis. This can be food, a place to sleep, baby […]