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Recent articles by Ivan:

Meta Verified is rolling out to users in Australia and New Zeland

Meta announced its subscription plan, Meta Verified, earlier this week and now it is rolling out to users based in Australia and New Zealand. → Read More

Spotify is testing playlists that could be unlocked by NFT holders

Spotify is testing playlists that could be unlocked by NFT holders of certain communities in select countries. → Read More

Samsung unveils its own solution for satellite-based smartphone communication

Samsung announced its 5G non-terrestrial networks (NTN) modem technology solution for satellite communication on smartphones today. → Read More

Popular Android apps’ Play Store privacy labels don’t match up to their claims, Mozilla says

A study by Mozilla claims that privacy labels from top apps on the Play Store don't fully disclose what all data they collect on users. → Read More

Meta Verified won’t let you change name, username or profile photo for now

Meta Verified won't allow users to change their profile names, usernames, date of births, or photos without unsubscribing. → Read More

Twitter will send a notification when a tweet you replied to or retweeted gets a Community Note

Blindingly amplifying views or posts on social media is one of the key reasons for the rapid spread of misinformation. Over the years, prominent figures have posted or retweeted false information on Twitter. The social network is now giving a chance to withdraw a retweet for such instances through a new Community Notes — its […] → Read More

WhatsApp for iOS gets picture-in-picture feature for video calls

WhatsApp is rolling out a picture-in-picture feature for its iOS app (version 23.3.77) with its latest update. → Read More

More brands are now testing TikTok’s Shop feature in the U.S.

TikTok is continuing its push to make the app a shopping destination for users by onboarding more brands to use its Shop feature. → Read More

Here are the features coming to iOS 16.4

Apple released iOS 16.4 developer beta on Thursday with features like new emojis, updated Podcast app and notification support for web apps. → Read More

Firefox for Android gets extension for listening to articles and hiding email addresses

Mozilla has added three new extensions to Firefox for Android for hiding your email IDs, cleaning up URLs, and listening to articles. → Read More

Marvel top boss wants to space out show releases on Disney+

Marvel's top boss Kevin Feige thinks that the company wants to space out the future release on Disney+ for phase 5. → Read More

Sequoia-backed Bento wants be more than a link-in-bio tool for creators

Sequoia-backed startup Bento is launching its link-in-bio tool today for creators to display their work in an elegant way. → Read More

Google rolls out new features to make in-app browsers better on Android

Google is rolling out new features like partial custom tabs and auto-filling passwords to make in-app browsing more intuitive on Android. → Read More

Twitter’s restrictive API may leave researchers out in the cold

Twitter's decision to end its free API access have drawn criticism from researchers working on topics ranging from healthcare to hate speech. → Read More

Twitter delays launch of its new API platform again

Twitter once again delays enforcing the new API price structure, which will charge devs $100 per month for basic access. → Read More

Dockhunt is a new way to discover Mac apps by looking at other people’s docks

Dockhunt is a new way to discover useful and nifty mac apps by looking at other people's docks on the web. → Read More

DoorDash introduces new safety features for riders including reduced notifications

Doordash is introducing new features for riders including reduced notifications and messaging promoting one-tap replies. → Read More

Twitter puts its developer community website behind a login after announcing new API pricing

Twitter has put its developer community website, twittercommunity.com, behind a login after announcing new API pricing. → Read More

Twitter says the basic tier of its API will cost $100 per month

Twitter says its basic version of API will cost $100 per month for "low level usage" and access to the ads API. → Read More

Twitter Blue introduces 4,000 character tweets, says half ads coming soon

Twitter announced the ability to post longer tweets for paid users Wednesday. Paid subscribers can now post 4,000 characters long tweets. → Read More