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Tech Giant Samsung Plans To Increase Production of Foldabe Displays to 1 Million Units

Samsung Electronics after launching Galaxy Flip Z in this first half of 2020 is planning to launch another new foldable smartphone in the second half of this year

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The smartphone manufacturer is currently producing 260,000 foldable displays per month with plans to reach 600,000 units per month by the end of May, ET News Korea reported on Wednesday. Pixabay

South Korean tech giant Samsung is planning to increase its foldable display production capacity to 1 million units per month by the end of the year.

The smartphone manufacturer is currently producing 260,000 foldable displays per month with plans to reach 600,000 units per month by the end of May, ET News Korea reported on Wednesday.

According to an official announcement made by a display equipment maker Philoptics, it plans to supply $13.8 million and $5.84 million worth of equipment by the end of May and the end of July, respectively.

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South Korean tech giant Samsung is planning to increase its foldable display production capacity to 1 million units per month by the end of the year. Wikimedia Commons

As per report, Philoptics is the only company that current supplies cutting equipment that is a key equipment for manufacturing of foldable displays to Samsung Display.

Samsung Electronics after launching Galaxy Flip Z in this first half of 2020 is planning to launch another new foldable smartphone in the second half of this year.

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As the number of foldable smartphones from Samsung has increased from one in 2019 to two in 2020, there needs to be greater production capacity of foldable displays. (IANS)

 

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Twitter Rolls Back a Privacy Setting That Allowed Users To Stop Sharing Personal Data With Advertisers

Twitter said in a statement that the move is "part of our ongoing work around transparency and control"

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Twitter said in a statement that the move is "part of our ongoing work around transparency and control". Pixabay

In a weird move apparently to bring in more ad dollars, Twitter has rolled back a privacy setting that allowed users to stop sharing some personal data with its advertisers, saying the update will help the company “continue operating as a free service.”

Users in India and elsewhere received the pop-up message late Wednesday, which said that “the control you have over what information Twitter shares with its business partners has changed.” “Specifically, your ability to control mobile app advertising measurements has been removed, but you can control whether to share some non-public data to improve Twitter’s marketing activities on other sites and apps,” read the pop-up.

An option in Twitter’s privacy settings called “Share your data with Twitter’s business partners” used to let users disable sharing some of their personal information. That setting is still there but you have no control over “mobile app advertising measurements”, unless you are in Europe or in the UK where you can still opt out from sharing “non-public” personal information like device identifiers.

Twitter said in a statement that the move is “part of our ongoing work around transparency and control”. “Twitter shares certain non-public personal information with certain digital advertising platforms to help measure and optimize the effectiveness of our efforts to market Twitter on those platforms,” said the company.

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In a weird move apparently to bring in more ad dollars, Twitter has rolled back a privacy setting that allowed users to stop sharing some personal data with its advertisers, saying the update will help the company “continue operating as a free service”. Pixabay

This information can include IP address and mobile device advertising identifiers for devices that open or log in to Twitter’s mobile apps, but does not include your name, email, phone number, or Twitter username, said the company.

Twitter shares certain non-public personal information with advertisers who run mobile application advertising campaigns through its platform. This information can include which ads a particular browser or device saw, watched, or otherwise interacted with.

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Additionally, Twitter said it will now run ads for its app on Facebook and Google. Users can opt out of sharing “non-public” data such as whether or not they installed Twitter’s app as a result of an ad with Google and Facebook. (IANS)