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Amazon Keeps Alexa Voice Recordings Indefinitely

In May, Deleware's Sen. Chris Coons sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, asking how long the company keeps recordings and transcripts of its customers. Amazon says it keeps the records indefinitely, deleting them only when a user makes the move to delete the data first.

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Samsung Has Allegedly Fixed the Galaxy Fold

After Samsung delay its launch, the Korean tech company has reportedly redesigned the Galaxy Fold to actually work. No release date has been set though, but you can still hear what they had to say about their redesign fixes.

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TikTok Under Investigation on Multiple Fronts

Video-sharing app TikTok is under fire in the UK for its 'exploitative' digital gift system that has seen children rack up huge bills during stars' live streams. On top of this, the UK's privacy watchdog has promised to investigate TikTok's "completely open" messaging system.

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Russia Bans 9 VPNs, But Not Kaspersky

Russia’s regulations agency Roscomnadzor has told the country's top VPN providers to link their servers to the government's system. Only one VPN provider has officially complied: Kaspersky Secure Connection. All others will be blocked within a month. Here's why.

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The Best Laptops from Computex 2019

Computex 2019 is upon us, the annual technology expo in Taiwan, and many manufacturers are using it to reveal their latest and greatest laptops. We take a look at this years line up, including wood inlays, 5G laptops and dual screen laptops to compete with the Apple MacBook Pro.

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Firefox Could Get an Ultra-Secure ‘Tor Mode’

Firefox and the Tor Project are, apparently, working on developing a new private mode for Firefox with even more proection and security thanks to Tor's server layering tech. So, what will that mean in practice? And, does it make Firefox a more enticing Chrome alternative?

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FaceApp’s Russian Ties Spur Fears of Online Photo Privacy

FaceApp's viral images come with a policy offering little data privacy, a company based in Russia, and 80 million users' photos. Should we be worried? The app's backlash might not be entirely justified, but it definitely says a lot about how public opinion on photos has evolved.

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Amazon Prime Day Makes Money Like Clockwork

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is behind us, and the Seattle-based ecommerce giant has come away with a boatload of money for the fifth year in a row. Check out reports on how consistent Amazon really is with this sale and how it affects the retail business.

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Foldable Screens – a Bad Start, a Bright Future

Foldable smartphones have had trouble in the early stages, but does that mean flexible screen technology isn't viable? We talk to a consumer tech testing expert to find out why the technology's bad start doesn't mean the future isn't bright.

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Chrome Restricts Ad-Blockers: What This Means For You

Google Chrome may be one of the most popular browsers out there, but it has provoked plenty of ire recently in the way that it handles ad-blocking extensions. Critics have suggested that recent changes to Chrome will make dedicated ad blocking plugins ineffective.