Today’s Tech Sightings:
The government of Indonesia, where homosexuality is a sensitive topic, is demanding that instant messaging apps remove stickers and images that express support for bisexual or transgender orientations. The move follows a backlash on social media over same-sex stickers on popular messaging app Line
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday chided board member Marc Andreessen over an offensive tweet about colonialism in India. Writer David Meyer argues that Facebook opened itself up to this type of criticism with its Free Basics Internet initiative, now banned in India.
A new study from NowSecure, a mobile security solutions firm, found business apps three times more likely to leak login information than other apps. Game apps were one-and-a-half times more likely to include high-risk vulnerabilities.
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