Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram: Major security differences between messaging apps

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If your choice of encrypted messaging app is a toss-up between Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp, do not waste your time with anything but Signal. This isn’t about which has cuter features, more bells and whistles or is most convenient to use — this is about pure privacy. If that’s what you’re after, nothing beats Signal.

By now you probably already know what happened. On Jan. 7, in a tweet heard ’round the world, tech mogul Elon Musk continued his feud with Facebook by advocating people drop its WhatsApp messenger and use Signal instead. Twitter CEO Jack

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Carrier Launches E-commerce Website for Consumers to Purchase Indoor Air Quality Products Directly

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INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carrier’s North America Residential HVAC team has launched its first-ever e-commerce website,, where consumers can purchase Carrier’s newest addition to its lineup of home indoor air quality products and learn more about the importance of indoor air quality in their living spaces. The intuitive, easy-to-navigate site features two sizes of Carrier’s new room air purifier that helps improve home indoor air quality with a high-efficiency filter that captures over 99% of airborne

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SEO Announces New Partnership with The Hg Foundation Together Launching New SEO Tech Developer Initiative

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Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), a New York-based organization providing talented and motivated young people from underserved and underrepresented communities with access to educational and career opportunities, today announces the launch of SEO Tech Developer, a new program to address the technology diversity gap for Black, Latinx and Native American undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science and Engineering, and related STEM fields.

The program will be principally supported through SEO’s new partnership with The Hg Foundation, a charity with a defined focus on education and technology.

The SEO Tech

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Review: Going to the mat with the Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 laptop

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There once was a time when 2-in-1 laptops were the very definition of compromise. Yes, they boasted the lighter weight and portability of a notebook. And yes, they offered the convenience of tablet-style touch functionality. Oftentimes, however, that all came at the expense of computing muscle. 

an open laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table: The Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 convertible laptop.

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The Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 convertible laptop.

Then you’ve got the Lenovo Yoga 9i.


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Part of the latest crop of premium 2-in-1 offerings to hit the market, the Yoga 9i features excellent performance on top of the familiar

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Google union claims workers muzzled on pay

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Google and a Google contractor broke federal law by forbidding workers from discussing their wages with each other, a newly formed union claimed in its first complaint to the National Labor Relations Board.

Adecco Group, the contractor, also suspended a worker for complaining about the claimed prohibition, the complaint filed Thursday alleged. The National Labor Relations Act protects the right of workers to discuss pay.

Google and Adecco did not immediately answer questions about the complaint, which identifies them together as the workers’ employer.

The Alphabet Workers Union, named for Google’s parent firm, claims in its complaint that at

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OLB Group Inc. Interview to Air on Bloomberg International on the RedChip Money Report

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OLB Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: OLB ), a provider of cloud-based omnicommerce and payment acceptance solutions for small- and mid-sized merchants, today announced an interview with CEO Ronny Yakov will air on The RedChip Money Report on Bloomberg International on Sunday, February 7, at 6 p.m. local time across Europe. The RedChip Money Report airs on Bloomberg Television U.S. on Saturdays at 7 p.m. local time in 73M homes and on the Bloomberg Network in Europe in 100M homes at 6 p.m local time on Sundays.

In the exclusive interview, Yakov discusses OLB’s suite of product

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