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Aiseesoft FoneEraser – Best iPhone Erasing Tool You Shouldn’t Miss

Want to erase all privacy data on iPhone and better protect your personal information? Aiseesoft FoneEraser is the best data removing tool to do that

Why FoneEraser Is the Best iPhone Erasing Tool

After the Facebook privacy crisis, are you pay more attention to your personal information?

In fact, you may freak yourself out if you realize how much of your information stored by Facebook, Google and other apps. For instance, Google stores your location every time you turn on the phone, knows everything you’ve ever searched, and Facebook stores everything from your stickers to login location. Go without saying that, your iPhone must carry lots of important data about you.

So it’s very necessary to delete all iPhone files thoroughly when you want to sell it on eBay. Considering that, you need to find a reliable iPhone eraser tool to get the job done. Facing so many choices in the market, which iPhone eraser is the best for you to remove all iPhone data clearly? Through lots of tests, we found Aiseesoft FoneEraser. And here is why.

Why FoneEraser Is the Best iPhone Erasing Tool

Aiseesoft FoneEraser is one powerful utility to erase all iPhone content and settings permanently and thoroughly. It provides three erasing levels optionally. You can erase any data on iPhone/iPad/iPod to better protect your privacy. This iPhone eraser tool also enables you to remove all files and settings on more than one iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod) simultaneously to save your time.

Erase all files and settings

For all contents related to your personal information like Music, Videos, Photos, Contacts, Text Messages/iMessages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, Safari bookmark, iBooks, Podcast, iTunes U, Ringtones, Audio Books, Voice Memos, App, documents and various settings, FoneEraser can remove them permanently. You can get a 100% privacy guard.

Three erasing levels

Whether you want to erase confidential documents, or just delete common files, you can get a suitable erasing way from the three levels offered.

Low level: Remove data quickly with overwriting data only one time.

Medium level: Delete iPhone files with overwriting data twice.

High level: Destroy data thoroughly with overwriting data three times.

Support all iOS devices

This powerful iOS data cleaning software highly support any popular iOS device, such as iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS, iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 4, iPod touch 6/5, etc.

You should know that, many recovery tools on the internet can help users to recover deleted/lost iOS files. In that case, when you choose an iPhone eraser, the most important part is the unrecoverable property. After deleting data with FoneEraser, all erased files won’t be recovered by any recovering tool on the market. It will 100% guarantee your privacy safe. That’s why FoneEraser will always be your best choice when you want to delete everything on iPhone thoroughly.

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Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

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Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle

Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app developers to harvest data through third-party online games and quizzes.

This scandal raised concerns over users’ data privacy for which Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to face intensive questioning by U.S. lawmakers over the company’s collection and use of user data.

The popular social media giant has now released a detailed blog post explaining how Facebook collects information about its users from the web even if you’re not a Facebook user or are logged out of your account. The blog post that was posted by David Baser, Facebook Product Management Director on Monday said that the post is a partial response to questions Zuckerberg was unable to answer during his Senate and Congressional hearings.

Baser pointed out in the blog post that not only Facebook even companies like Google, Twitter and Amazon use many of the same user data collection practices that the social media giant does.

He wrote, “Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. Google has a popular analytics service. And Amazon, Google, and Twitter all offer login features. These companies — and many others — also offer advertising services. In fact, most websites and apps send the same information to multiple companies each time you visit them.” Explaining how Facebook receives cookies, IP address, and browser info about users from other sites, he added, “When you see a YouTube video on a site that’s not YouTube, it tells your browser to request the video from YouTube. YouTube then sends it to you.”

Baser said the team collects information on individuals for their own benefit. He wrote: “Apps and websites that use our services, such as the Like button or Facebook Analytics, send us information to make their content and ads better.”

In return, Facebook helps those websites serve up relevant and engaging ads or receive analytics to study how people use their services.

“When you visit a site or app that uses our services, we receive information even if you’re logged out or don’t have a Facebook account. This is because other apps and sites don’t know who is using Facebook,” Baser added.

“Our privacy policy explains in detail what we do with the information we receive — and we just updated the policy to make it easier to read. There are three main ways in which Facebook uses the information we get from other websites and apps: providing our services to these sites or apps; improving safety and security on Facebook; and enhancing our own products and services. I’ll share a little more about each of these, but first I want to be clear: We don’t sell people’s data. Period,” he concluded.

This appears to be perfectly justifiable for the social media giant. After Zuckerberg’s testimony in Congress last week, the company says it is working to be more transparent about what information Facebook has and how it is used. It says it wants to put its Facebook users in control.

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Pornhub Starts Accepting Cryptocurrency For Premium Subscription

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Pornhub Starts Accepting Verge As Payment For Premium Subscription

Adult entertainment giant Pornhub has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) that will now allow its users to make payments for its premium content in “privacy-focused” cryptocurrency. Verge (XVG), which is a secure and anonymous cryptocurrency, will allow Pornhub users to purchase a premium subscription as well as other available purchases without the fear of leaving a trace on the adult website.

In an official press release on Tuesday that was accompanied by a video, Pornhub states: “The future has come. In our efforts to keep current with our community’s privacy and payment preferences, Pornhub will now be accepting Verge as a means of payment for services like Pornhub Premium and more, on our platforms. Building on Verge’s core values of security, anonymity, and practicality, the introduction of this cryptocurrency as a means of payment Pornhub signifies an important foray into the future from the industry that is always on the cutting edge of technology.”

Pornhub Vice President Corey Price said in the press release that “[n]ot only is this an exciting announcement for us and the adult entertainment industry, it’s exciting for the crypto space.” He further added, “History has proven that the adult entertainment industry plays a critical role in the adoption of innovative technology. We saw that with VHS, Beta Max, credit card payment icons and, most recently, VR goggles. We expect to see widespread adoption of crypto and blockchain in short order.”

In January 2018, the Pornhub’s suggestion page had received close to 6,000 votes requesting the website to start accepting Verge payments.

In a statement, Pornhub said that Verge was an obvious choice when it came to a cryptocurrency partnership on its site purely for its emphasis on user anonymity. “Verge is a secure and anonymous cryptocurrency, which is very near and dear to us here at Pornhub,” the statement read. “[Verge] provides that extra layer of security many people look for, particularly in the adult entertainment industry.”

While Verge’s cryptocurrency transactions are available for anyone to see through its public ledger, Verge, which is built on the Bitcoin (BTC) Blockchain uses Tor and I2P networks to maintain its anonymity, the press release notes.

According to Pornhub, the currency allows for anonymous transactions “by obfuscating the IP address and geolocation of its users so that they are untraceable.”

Justin Sunerok, the founder of Verge, said that the Pornhub partnership “represents an enormous market with a global reach that will compete with fiat currencies.”

Pornhub joins big platforms such as Reddit, Valve, and Stripe to include cryptocurrency as a payment option. In fact, even Pornhub’s adult sister sites, Brazzers and Nutaku, will now accept Verge cryptocurrency.

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Facebook to face class action suit over its facial recognition tool

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Facebook to face class action suit over its facial recognition tool

Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its unlawful use of facial recognition technology on photos without user permission, a U.S. federal judge in California ruled on Monday.

According to the lawsuit, Facebook violated an Illinois state law by incorrectly using photo-scanning and face recognition technologies on users’ uploaded photographs and gathered biometric information without their explicit consent.

The case dates back to 2015, where three Illinois residents, Nimesh Patel, Adam Pezen, and Carlo Licata had sued Facebook for violating a state privacy law on protecting biometric privacy.

U.S. Judge James Donato in his ruling on Monday said the claims by the three plaintiffs were “sufficiently cohesive to allow for a fair and efficient resolution on a class basis.

The judge also noted that there is enough proof to show that Facebook violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), passed in 2008, which prevents companies from collecting and storing the biometric data of people without their consent.

Under the Illinois Act, Facebook can be fined $1,000 to $5,000 each time the company’s “Tag Suggestions” feature was used on a person’s image without permission. Tag Suggestions is a feature that recommends people to tag after a Facebook user uploads a photo.

“Consequently, the case will proceed with a class consisting of Facebook users located in Illinois for whom Facebook created and stored a face template after June 7, 2011,” he said, according to the ruling.

However, according to Facebook, the photo tagging tool provides the option to users to turn the feature off and prevent themselves from being suggested in photo tags, which the company says is available since its inception.

Shawn Williams, the plaintiffs’ attorney, said it’s unclear as of now if the lawsuit might prompt changes in the way Facebook uses biometric data.

“As more people become aware of the scope of Facebook’s data collection and as consequences begin to attach to that data collection, whether economic or regulatory, Facebook will have to take a long look at its privacy practices and make changes consistent with user expectations and regulatory requirements,” said Williams.

A Facebook spokeswoman said the company was reviewing Monday’s ruling that certifies the class action. “We continue to believe the case has no merit and will defend ourselves vigorously,” she said.

Monday’s ruling is certainly not good news for Facebook, as the Silicon Valley giant is currently caught in a privacy scandal over the mishandling of 87 million users’ personal data and sharing with a third party.

Source: Bloomberg

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Google launches updated DIY kits for AI Voice and Vision

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Google rolls out updated DIY AI Vision and Voice kits that include a Raspberry Pi Zero

Last year, Google had launched its ‘AIY (“Artificial Intelligence Yourself”)’ projects also known as “AI DIY” to improve and create tools that will give the developers the power to build AI into their projects. Back then, the search giant had launched two do-it-yourself kits: Voice Kit and Vision Kit, which were specially designed to integrate into educational plans.

Google in a blog post said that they’ve noticed “continued demand” for the Voice and Vision Kits “especially from the STEM audience where parents and teachers alike have found the products to be great tools for the classroom.”

Now, the search giant has released updated versions of its Voice Kit and Vision Kit that are not only easy to assemble but also more widely available. This will give students and educators an easy, cheap platform for developing and programming their own “smart” gadgets.

“We’re taking the first of many steps to help educators integrate AIY into STEM lesson plans and help prepare students for the challenges of the future by launching a new version of our AIY kits,” Google notes.

Previously, the Voice Kit and the Vision Kit, had to depend upon the Raspberry Pi board, which the users had to purchase separately other than the AIY kits. However, Google has decided to make it easy for you to build your own smart speaker similar to a Google Home or a smart home camera that can detect faces and expressions by including everything that you need, including the boards in the updated versions of its Voice Kit and Vision Kit. The box will also include clear instructions on how to setup.

“To make setup easier, both kits have been redesigned to work with the new Raspberry Pi Zero WH, which comes included in the box, along with the USB connector cable and pre-provisioned SD card. Now users no longer need to download the software image and can get running faster. The updated AIY Vision Kit v1.1 also includes the Raspberry Pi Camera v2,” Google adds.

Google is also releasing an AIY companion app for Android, available in Google Play, to make wireless setup and configuration a snap. Google is also working on releasing an AIY companion app for iOS and Chrome very soon.

You can purchase the new Vision Kit and Voice Kit at U.S. Target Stores and Target.com for $89.99 and $49.99 respectively. Google is working on to make both the kits widely available in the world.

Source: Google

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Microsoft built its own Linux Kernel for IoT devices

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Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to secure IoT devices with chips and Linux

Microsoft yesterday announced a Linux-based operating system called Azure Sphere, an ARM-based platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) with a focus on security, at the RSA 2018 security conference. The main purpose of creating Azure Sphere is to secure millions of microcontroller-based devices that come online as part of the IoT.

Azure Sphere mainly contains three components that work together to protect and power devices at the intelligent edge: certified microcontrollers (MCUs), the Azure Sphere Security Service – a cloud-based security service – for connecting and security IoT devices, and Azure Sphere OS – a custom Linux-based operating system, which marks the first time Microsoft has basically launched its own Linux distribution.

Microsoft says the goal is to be able to offer “security protection for a 10-year lifetime of the device.”

The announcement was made on Microsoft’s Azure blog that can be read here and a description of each new component is given below:

  • Azure Sphere certified microcontrollers (MCUs): A new cross-over class of MCUs that combines both real-time and application processors with built-in Microsoft security technology and connectivity. Each chip includes custom silicon security technology from Microsoft, inspired by 15 years of experience and learnings from Xbox, to secure this new class of MCUs and the devices they power.
  • Azure Sphere OS: This OS is purpose-built to offer unequalled security and agility. Unlike the RTOSes common to MCUs today, our defense-in-depth IoT OS offers multiple layers of security. It combines security innovations pioneered in Windows, a security monitor, and a custom Linux kernel to create a highly-secured software environment and a trustworthy platform for new IoT experiences.
  • Azure Sphere Security Service: A turnkey, cloud service that guards every Azure Sphere device; brokering trust for device-to-device and device-to-cloud communication through certificate-based authentication, detecting emerging security threats across the entire Azure Sphere ecosystem through online failure reporting, and renewing security through software updates. It brings the rigor and scale Microsoft has built over decades protecting our own devices and data in the cloud to MCU powered devices.

Azure Sphere Security Service will be compatible not only with Azure, but also with other cloud infrastructure providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, IBM, Oracle, and others, says Microsoft chief financial officer Brad Smith.

“There are going to be 9 billion of these MCU-based devices shipped this year,” he said.

“They’ll be in the toys of our children, in our kitchens, our refrigerators, in every room in our house…that infrastructure will only be as secure as the weakest link.

“We’re a Windows company, but what we recognized is that the best solution for a computer of this size in a toy is not a full-blown version of Windows. It’s a custom Linux Kernel,” Smith said. “It’s an important step for us and the industry.”

Currently, Azure Sphere is in private preview and the first batch of Azure Sphere-powered devices is expected to be “on shelves” by the end of calendar 2018, Microsoft official said. The dev kits will arrive in the middle of the calendar year.

Microsoft has also created a video to showcase the new microcontrollers and the security they offer:

To learn more about Azure Sphere, you can visit the Azure Sphere website.

Source: PCMag

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Top Cars to buy under 4 Lakhs In India

One needs to be careful while buying a car for teenagers. They have grown up in an era which was more advanced than that of us. While we used to find our way by asking the routes from the passersby, these people simply fire the navigation. The young generation will love to have music and mobile connectivity options in their new cars. Also, you will need to be sure about the car’s safety features.

Among a wide range of cars, we have listed the best four low price cars in India that can fulfil all your demands as well as your teen’s convenience requirements.

Tata Tiago

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Tata Tiago is one of the best options in this price range as it comes with a magnificent build quality along with a premium design. It comes with some convenience features such as smartphone-enabled Turn-By-Turn Navigation app, Juke-Car app and Multi-drive mode (City & Eco).

The vehicle is blessed with a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine that churns out up to 83 bhp power by developing 114 Nm of peak torque. Moreover, it is also available with a 1.05 L Revotorq diesel motor, which is capable of providing a maximum of 67 bhp power and 140 Nm torque. Both the engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

It is an extreme fuel-efficient car as the petrol version offers 19.22 kmpl mileage in the city. On the other hand, the diesel oil-burner is capable of providing 23.28 kmpl mileage in the city, which can be raised to 27 km per litre on the highway.

The base model of the Tata Tiago is priced at Rs. 3.24 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

Also Read: Top 5 Hot Deals in Sedans in April 2018

Renault Kwid

The Renault Kwid single-handedly turned the things around for its manufacturer in the entry-level segment. The car features impressive ground clearance along with a class-leading boot space. Moreover, the SUVish look makes it more appealing to the eyes.

As for the convenience features, the mini-hatchback gets a touchscreen infotainment system having the radio, four speakers, digital instrument cluster, Aux and Bluetooth compatibility, chrome-accented AC vents and USB.

The vehicle is blessed with a 799cc, three-cylinder petrol oil- burner which is capable of providing 53.2 bhp power and 72 Nm of peak torque. Moreover, you can also get a 1L petrol engine which is capable of making up to 67 bhp of power and 91 Nm of torque. The engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, whereas you can also go for an AMT unit with the bigger engine.

As for the safety features, the top variant of the car has only one airbag. Disc brakes are present at the front whereas the rear gets drum brakes.

The starting price of the mini-hatchback is Rs. 2.62 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Datsun Redi-Go

The Datsun redi-GO is based on the company’s CMF-A platform. It has an interesting tall-boy stance, bold design and aggressive pricing. The hatchback has the best ground clearance in the segment.

The popular car gets a three-cylinder, 800cc powertrain, which can make a maximum of 58bhp power at 60 Nm of peak torque. The oil-burner is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission. It provides an impressive average mileage of 25.17 kmpl.

The top end model of the hatchback offers single airbags for the driver. Moreover, the disc brakes are present at the front and the rear gets drum brakes to enhance the confidence level of the drive.

The price of the Datsun redi-GO is ranged between Rs. 2.41 lakh to 3.96 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

The most popular entry-level car in the country, Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 had got a facelift a couple of years back. The car has come up with two new vibrant colour options as Cerulean Blue and Mojito Green. The front fascia of the car is also updated with the new front bumper, redesigned headlamps, restyled radiator grille and provision fog lamps.

The hatchback draws its required power from a 3-cylinder, 800cc engine that can make 47 bhp of maximum power and 69 Nm of peak torque.The transmission duties of the vehicle are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 starts Rs. 2.45 lakhs, and goes up to Rs. 3.70 lakhs.

In addition to the car mentioned above, you can also consider options like Hyundai Eon, Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 and Datsun GO Plus, depending on your requirements.

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Plagiarism Detection Secrets Revealed

Plagiarism checking tools provide a way for the users, be it students, teachers, professional editors or writers, to check the originality of the content. Plagramme plagiarism checker has taken the utility one step forward by offering unique and sate of the art features, not offered by the competitors in this domain. This article reveals the secrets, as explored by Arturas Vinckevicius, a representative of Plagramme, with a comprehensive coverage of potential issues to be found in the written content.

Detection of Online Content:

Plagiarism checker, Plagramme has the ability to detect the original source of the written content, if it has been published on some web site. The detection of matching and rephrased content is the most sought-after feature of a plagiarism checker and Plagramme makes a comprehensive scan of all available online resources to match the text, which is required to be checked for plagiarism.

Detection of Printed Content:

Many books and journals are printed and are being stored in digital documents format. Plagramme,  can detect the matched content even from those printed material, as the content is somehow published on the Internet, through one source or the other. Plagramme even scans the closed databases for plagiarism and shows the matching results. This help in prevention of violation of copy right material and minimize plagiarism in the content.

Detection of Citation:

Inappropriate use of citation may cause discrepancies leading to plagiarism. Traditionally plagiarism checkers are not built to detect the citations, but Plagramme is designed to detect the citation, be it bad or good. The bad citation is highlighted in purple color, pointing out the users for correction. Green color on a detected citation means that citation is good and follows the prescribed format of the used writing style. This feature again helps in creating the original content, ready to be published.

Detection of Translated Content:

Most of the plagiarism checkers are working towards the detection of written content, even if has been translated from another language. This feature is becoming available in plagiarism checkers and it is just a matter of time before more and more plagiarism checkers will have this capability. Arturas Vinckevicius reveals this as a prominent feature of the Plagramme. This will make life difficult for those, who publish the copy content from another language and present it as their own work.

Detection of Paraphrased Content:

Changing words and sentences to hide plagiarism is no longer possible with this new feature of plagiarism checker. Arturas Vinckevicius states that this feature of Plagramme Plagiarism check, stops cheating by detecting the paraphrased text and helps in ensuring that copy right material is secure from intellectual theft.

Detection of Original Sources:

Plagramme provides the results of its evaluation along with the original sources, from where the content is matched using all the features mentioned above. The source sometimes is from closed database journal or books and may require subscription of those resources to check the detail, still the provision of original source is mostly good enough to convince the users that the content needs to be fixed to avoid plagiarism.

Online Editing Tool:

Plagiarism checker comes with an online editing tool, which not only shoes the color coding for each detected plagiarized content, but can also help the users to quickly fix the document. Users can fix the document online and then download the document for later use. The online tool will also check the plagiarism online, giving the users the option to see the effect of changes in the real time.

As explored by representative Arturas Vinckevicius, Plagiarism tool is a great way to check for the originality of the content. The new technologies in the plagiarism checker are making it possible to detect all type of copied material including translated text to be detected along with the original source. This feature is of great benefit for the users as it can ensure that the content is free of any plagiarism and does not violate any copy right material. The tool is of equally high importance for a number of target audience, which may include researchers, publishers, students, teachers and business professionals.

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What Makes a Good Customer Call Center?

Call center agents need the guaranteed capabilities to bond together the needs of clients, with all players interacting to deliver the final client product and services. Customer service improves for any company when the service is friendly, a friendly outlook is essential when serving Middle Eastern – Asian – Chinese societies. Any enquiry into a call center must always be met with yes and no answers. It is not acceptable to react to an enquiry with ‘sorry I do not know’. Call center agents have the solution and they will always give a helpful reply such as they will check with such and such department and get back with the answer and give the enquirer a time and date when they will reply.

Call Centers Open 365/24/7

This is arguably the most important fact about call centers; they are live year round and they never close. This service enables a small company with limited finances to appear to be equipped and open 24 hours a day. This is great for American organizations that only man corporate offices 12 hours a day per Pacific Time. During these hours, local service support teams also respond to website enquiries. Providing customer support services only 12 hours a day is not good enough! When USA based employees have gone home for day, companies in other time zones around the globe may well just be starting work for the day. Hence hours when US offices are not manned has to be covered. One of the most cost effective ways to do that is with call center support services.

Corporate Image Matters

What is a must have in business circa 2018 is global reach. Serving the US market is one thing and it is globally acknowledged that USA marketing and promotion methodologies are exceptional. But most international companies know that doing business around the globe is different. There are regional business communities that run businesses in local language and dialect. Serving these multi lingual markets means speaking different languages is none negotiable; all companies doing worldwide business need multiple linguistic skill sets. Good call centers always have agents fluent in many languages.

How Outsourcing Customer Support Helps

Getting down to the facts is what any dedicated global player covering and serving global international markets needs. They must have the seamless ability to process any client based enquiry in at least ten languages across the globe. Business advisors are informing companies doing worldwide business that they need to start learning to serve clients in different locations.

Business tip, if your US business has several customers based in Indonesia. Then the first question lobbied at the call center will be whether you have staff that process incoming enquiries in Indonesian. Another KPI make sure before signing up with a call center service provider is to check that all your international clients making enquiries outside standard USA based work schedule hours are processed in the language of enquirer. One guaranteed service that provides that is Humach.

To close, international companies need to operate efficiently 365/24/7, and be able to speak to the language of the caller.  Outsourcing may be the best solution in many cases.

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WhatsApp for Android allows users to download deleted media

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WhatsApp: You can re-download accidentally deleted photos and videos on Android

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has recently rolled a new feature that allows the users to retrieve deleted media files. In other words, the new feature will enable users to redownload media files even if it was deleted from the phone.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has introduced a feature for Android that will allow the users to restore deleted images from its server again. The feature was introduced in WhatsApp’s recent updates between version 2.18.106 and 2.18.110, says the report.

“Recently, WhatsApp has modified this behavior: when a media is successfully downloaded, WhatsApp doesn’t delete it from the server, allowing the users to download it again if the file was accidentally deleted in the path where WhatsApp saves media”, said WABetaInfo.

For those unaware, previously media content such as photos, GIFs, voice message, documents and video were stored on WhatsApp’s server for 30 days till they were downloaded by the user, while downloaded media was deleted immediately after the download. Once the content was downloaded from the WhatsApp folder, the user didn’t have the option to go back to the chats and redownload the content after the expiration of the validity.

However, with the addition of the new feature, WhatsApp will now keep the deleted media files on servers making it available for download again even after they are deleted by the users. But, it is important to note that the message is not deleted from WhatsApp otherwise it will be impossible to retrieve.

“Only if the file has been deleted in sdcard/WhatsApp/ and you have the message in the chat, you can successfully download it again,” says the report.

While testing the feature, WABetaInfo found that they were able to recover files deleted two months ago. The report also adds that all the media files saved on the server come with end-to-end encryption, so there’s nothing to worry about.

So, how does the new feature works? Firstly, ensure that you are running the latest WhatsApp version 2.18.113 on Android. To confirm this, go to the app’s settings to check for the version. If not, update the app to the latest version to receive the new feature. To retrieve the deleted downloaded media content in the phone’s storage, all you need to do is go to the chat conversation on WhatsApp. Once it is found, just tap on the deleted media files to download.

Currently, the new feature is limited to Android version 2.18.113 and is available only for beta users on Android. The new feature doesn’t seem to be available for iOS users as of now but is expected to come soon.

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