Daily News – 4th of June 2024

Leaked Google databas
A leaked Google database reveals thousands of unreported privacy breaches from 2013 to 2018

The database shows Google’s mismanagement of sensitive data, including incidents like the YouTube Kids app recording children’s voices and saving license plates from Street View. The company confirmed the database’s contents, and it stated that all issues were reviewed and resolved, with some incidents involving third-party services.
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Windows 11 AI ‘recall’ screenshotting feature is described by a security expert as ‘one of the most ridiculous security failings I’ve ever seen’

Recall is an AI feature for Copilot+ PCs and offers a history of everything a user has done on the PC, recorded via screenshots that are taken regularly in the background of Windows 11. Security researcher Kevin Beaumont said that he was able to automate a program that provides plain text data of everything a user has viewed, despite Microsoft’s claims that Recall information cannot be exfiltrated remotely.
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Instagram confirmed that it’s testing unskippable ads within the app

Meta is testing a new type of non-skippable ad in the Instagram feed, which the company is calling an “ad break”. It will display a countdown timer that stops users from being able to browse through more content on the app until they view the ad.
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Intel launched new Lunar Lake CPUs

Intel’s Lunar Lake is a strategic evolution in their mobile SoC lineup, focusing on enhancing power efficiency and optimizing performance. Lunar Lake dynamically allocates tasks to efficient cores (E-cores) or performance cores (P-cores) based on workload demands
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New products

 

Xiaomi 14 Civi

Xiaomi 14 Civi will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor and a 4,700 mAh battery. It will be launched on June 12.
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Ulefone Armor 25T Pro

The phone has a 6.78-inch screen, MediaTek Dimensity 6300 processor, 6GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It comes with a 64MP night vision camera.
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