YouTube is reportedly slowing down the loading of videos on Firefox and Edge
Firefox and Edge users are experiencing a five-second delay when loading YouTube but the same thing isn’t happening on Chrome. The company said those with ad blockers “may experience suboptimal viewing, regardless of the browser”. This statement does not completely explain how the five-second delay goes away when using Google Chrome.
Google admited that Spotify pays no Play Store fees because of a secret deal
As part of the same deal, Spotify paid Google just four percent commission if users signed up for the service through Google Play Store, far less than most other apps which typically pay 15 percent. These details were revealed as part of the Epic v. Google trial currently underway in San Francisco.
Nothing Chats, a new messaging app from the company Nothing, has been removed from the Play Store a day after its release due to security concerns
The app has been developed in collaboration with Sunbird. Apparently, messages that were being sent via Sunbird weren’t end-to-end encrypted. They were being sent in plain text instead, meaning that could be compromised fairly easily. Reports also suggested that it may be possible to Sunbird to look at users’ messages as well.
EU raised antitrust concerns over Adobe’s $20 billion acquisition of Figma
An investigation by the European Commission came to the preliminary conclusion that the acquisition could significantly reduce competition for interactive product design tools, vector editing tools and raster editing tools. The Commission’s final decision regarding the merger is due to be handed down on February 5.
Samsung Galaxy A15 5G
Galaxy A15 5G will have a 6.5-inch OLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ processor and up to 128GB of storage. It will come with a 5,000 mAh battery.
Redmi Note 13 5G
The phone will have 6.67-inch AMOLED screen, MediaTek Dimensity 6080 processor and 6GB, 8GB, or 12GB of RAM. It will come with 128GB or 256GB of storage.