Daily News – 5th of February 2019
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What’s new

Apple will limit the access to iPhone’s accelerometer and gyroscope sensors

While the new iOS version of the Safari web browser will still let websites access data coming from the iPhone or iPad gyroscope and accelerometer, users will have to actually give the app permission to do so. iOS 12.2 is still in beta, and will also include features like HomeKit TV control and Apple News Magazines support.
You can read more here.

Accenture and Microsoft launched the Accenture Microsoft Business Group

The new group elevates a longstanding strategic alliance, expanding combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development. It will co-invest in functional and industry solutions based on Microsoft technologies.
More info are available here. 

New products

Vivo V15 Pro

Vivo V15 Pro will have Snapdragon 675 processor, AMOLED display, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. It will come with a triple camera on the back with 48MP, 8MP and 5MP sensors.
More info here. 

Meizu M9 Note

The phone will have a 6.2-inch display, Snapdragon 675 processor and 6GB of RAM. It will come with a 3,900mAh battery and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.
More info here.

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Firefox will automatically mute auto-playing videos

The new feature in Firefox 66 will apply only to media that plays sound and it will be on by default. Users will have the option to enable auto-playing audible content if they want. The update is scheduled for March 19th.
You can read more here. 

Apple revealed the Russian user data it stores on local servers

In accordance with the local Russian law, Apple stores some iCloud information on local Russian servers. The information stored is limited to full name, address, email and phone numbers. Messages, photos, contacts and documents are not saved locally for average users, however, Russian Apple employees’ records include passport numbers, work and income history, and full address.
More info can be found here. 

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