Apple Apologizes For Listening On Siri, Sets New Rules

Apple Inc. has on Wednesday apologized for its virtual assistant, Siri sharing some private and confidential pieces of information with quality control workers, setting new rules for handling data from conversations.
According to Vanguard, Apple will only allow its employees' review conversations from customers who opt in to the “Siri Grading” program aimed at improving the voice recognition technology. Also, recordings used for the program would be automatically deleted.

FG Completes Emergency Communication Centre in Edo

In efforts to provide effective and prompt response system during emergencies, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has completed a new Emergency Communications Centre in Benin, Edo State.

Instagram Hides Like Counts From Users To Promote Mental Health

Facebook’s Instagram has once again silently removed the likes from users posts in six additional international countries, as a continuation of the international test to remove pressure on users.
Earlier in May, Instagram commenced an international test aimed at reducing pressure on users in Canada. However, the test has been rolled out again in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Brazil, Italy, and Japan.
Instagram users in these countries now see “liked by” a user name “and others” on a post but are able to view the number of likes on their posts.

New NBC Code To Tackle Fake News And Hate-Speech Menace

The Director-General (DG) of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Isaq Modibbo Kawu, revealed that NBC would be launching its "New Broadcasting Code" billed for launch tomorrow, 4th July 2019 in Kano. The new code will reposition the Nigerian broadcasting landscape and address the preponderance of hate speech and fake news that characterize the industry.

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