YouTube tests disabling videos for people using ad blockers
YouTube is currently running a “small experiment globally,” warning users to toggle off their ad blockers. YouTube displays a pop-up that notifies ad blocker users targeted by this test that “video player will be blocked after 3 videos”.
Meta might allow people in the EU to download apps through Facebook
Meta will launch a pilot through Android that allows Meta users to download applications through ads on the Facebook mobile app without being redirected to the Play Store.
Google will block news access in Canada because of a law to pay news publishers in the country
Under the new legislation, tech companies are required to establish commercial agreements with Canadian news outlets for the news and information shown on their platform. Google issued a statement expressing its view that the law is “unworkable”.
Microsoft and OpenAI sued for $3 Billion for breach of privacy with ChatGPT
The companies are accused of stealing “vast amounts” of personal information to train its artificial intelligence models. The lawsuit also mentions the privacy of individuals as it notes that the data used by OpenAI contained information about people’s beliefs, reading habits, hobbies, transaction and location data, chat logs, and more.
Samsung Galaxy M34 5G
Galaxy M34 5G will have a 6.4-inch sAMOLED screen, Exynos 1280 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It will be launched on July 7.
OnePlus Nord CE 3
The phone will have a 6.72-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 782G processor, 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage. It will come with a 5,000mAh battery.