New QR code system launched for police in Bengaluru, India

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The app-based beat service incorporates the city’s residents and people who work there. The Bengaluru police in India have launched a new QR code system to help improve their efficiency and effectiveness while on the beat. The south east division police are seeking new ways to use technology to improve their services. This effort to use technology to improve efficacy is centered around the QR code system through a new mobile app. This app uses a quick response code beat system. The idea is to make the police unit more…

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US Navy bans TikTok social media app from government phones

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The Navy said the popular video clip application represents a “cybersecurity threat”. The United States Navy has banned government devices from downloading and using the popular TikTok social media app. It called the application a “cybersecurity threat”. This short video mobile app has become explosively popular over the last few months. The Navy issued a bulletin last week. A Facebook page serving military members posted it to show personnel that TikTok must be removed from all government smartphones and other mobile devices. The bulletin explained that military members who use…

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A new Apple satellite is rumored to be coming to replace wireless carriers

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The iPhone maker has been boosting its hiring in the hopes the project will be operational in 5 years. Apple Inc. has been ramping up its hiring for a secret team working on a new Apple satellite technology. The goal is, according to a Bloomberg report, to provide consumers with direct services so that they would no longer require wireless networks. The company has hired around a dozen new engineers from several different industries. The Apple satellite team includes around a dozen new engineers from various industries such as satellite…

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Amazon Echo adds option to use Samuel L Jackson’s voice

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Google Assistant users aren’t the only ones who can change the default voice on their smart device. Amazon Echo now has a unique new option available for users who would rather listen to Samuel L Jackson than the default voice. The company recently launched its celebrity voice program which will soon include several new sounds. Samuel L Jackson is the first voice being added to the new celebrity voice options for the Amazon Echo. The program was first unveiled in September, so users knew that it was on its way.…

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Mobile order and pay adoption took off this year

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A new analysis showed that consumers are increasingly using this opportunity to purchase in advance. The results of a new analysis showed that consumers are adopting mobile order and pay at an increasing rate. The data clearly showed that some forms of retail have become quite successful in its implementation. The research was conducted based on data from the Mercator Advisory Group. That firm published their findings in their report called “Mobile Payments: Making a Comeback.” The report looked at the adoption of mobile order and pay trends as a…

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