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Tech Giant Apple Takes Dig at Google’s Privacy Issues with New Billboard

During CES 2019 in Las Vegas, the iPhone maker had posted a banner near the entrance of the conference reading “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone”

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FILE - Apple's App Store app is seen in Baltimore, MD., March 19, 2018. VOA

Apple has once again taken a dig at arch rival and Internet giant Google by putting up a billboard reading “Were in the business of staying out of yours”, right next to Sidewalk Labs’ new headquarters in Toronto.

Sidewalk Labs is a subsidiary of Alphabet that also owns Google.

“Sidewalk Labs has published a three-volume Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) proposal on how to develop Toronto’s eastern waterfront.

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A man walks past a Google sign outside with a span of the Bay Bridge at rear in San Francisco, May 1, 2019. VOA

“Instead of criticising the plan and its details, Apple is trying to improve its image by criticising Sidewalk Labs’ sister company Google,” the MSPoweruser reported on Sunday.

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Google’s subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has reportedly made it clear that it does not share urban data, user data, or personal data with Google, and has its own separate business model.

During CES 2019 in Las Vegas, the iPhone maker had posted a banner near the entrance of the conference reading “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone”. (IANS)

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Oppo’s Upcoming Smartwatch To Run Google Wear OS (Tech Report)

The company Vice President Brian Shen earlier confirmed that the upcoming smartwatch will feature curved 3D glass display

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There were rumours earlier that the Oppo smartwatch will operate on an Oppo-developed OS. Pixabay

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is expected to launch its new smartwatch alongside the Find X2 flagship smartphone on March 6 and now a real-life photo of the gadget has revealed that the upcoming smartwatch would run Google’s Wear OS.

There were rumours earlier that the Oppo smartwatch will operate on an Oppo-developed OS, news portal GSMArena reported on Wednesday.

The company Vice President Brian Shen earlier confirmed that the upcoming smartwatch will feature curved 3D glass display.

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is expected to launch its new smartwatch alongside the Find X2 flagship smartphone on March 6 and now a real-life photo of the gadget has revealed that the upcoming smartwatch would run Google’s Wear OS. Pixabay

Shen also shared an official image of the Oppo Watch that suggested its Apple Watch-like design. The teaser image showcases its metal frame that carries the curved screen

The watch will come in at least gold and black and looks to have a more pronounced curve on the left and right and less extreme on the top and bottom.

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Additionally, the smartwatch would come with two physical buttons on the right side.

Recently, a report had suggested that the watch will launch with ECG (electrocardiogram) capabilities which would allow users wearing the smartwatch to test if their heart has irregular rhythm. (IANS)