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Huey Yee Ong

Hello, from one tech geek to another. Not your beloved TechCrunch writer, but a writer with an avid interest in the fast-paced tech scenes and all the latest tech mojo. I bring with me a unique take towards tech with a honed applied psychology perspective to make tech news digestible. In other words, I deliver tech news that is easy to read.
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TikTok Tests AI Avatars for Advertising

TikTok is reportedly developing a new AI feature that could potentially change the advertising landscape on its platform by introducing virtual influencers capable of reading advertiser-generated scripts. This move could…

Apex Legends Tournament Disruption Ends with Security Patch

A hacker, known by the alias Destroyer2009, recently declared the end of a significant exploit in the popular battle royale game Apex Legends, which had caused considerable disruption during an…

Waymo Adds Atlanta to Its Growing List of Robotaxi Test Cities

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle division of Alphabet, has initiated robotaxi testing in Atlanta, reflecting its ongoing expansion into new urban territories for its autonomous vehicle operations. This move into Atlanta…

EDPB Calls for Meta to Offer Real Privacy Choices for EU Users

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has released new guidance that significantly impacts advertising technology companies like Meta, suggesting a shift in how consent mechanisms are handled within the EU.…

How to Set & Manage Client Expectations

Successful projects rely on a strong foundation of mutual understanding. When expectations are clearly set and managed effectively throughout the project lifecycle, both clients and service providers experience a smoother,…

EU Demands Risk Assessment from ByteDance for TikTok Lite Within 24 Hours

TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, is once again under scrutiny by the European Union (EU) over concerns related to its compliance with the Digital Services Act (DSA). The EU has given…

Tesla Ends EV Inventory Discounts in Response to Sales and Delivery Challenges

Tesla has decided to eliminate discounts on its entire vehicle inventory, including popular models like the Model 3, Model Y, Model S, and Model X. This move is part of…

Ransomware Gang Leaks Stolen Patient Data from Change Healthcare

Change Healthcare has once again been thrust into the cybersecurity spotlight, as a new extortion group known as RansomHub recently released several files containing sensitive patient data on its dark…

Grok AI Expands Its Understanding to Images

Elon Musk’s AI endeavor, xAI, has unveiled a new capability for its chatbot Grok, marking a significant advancement in AI multimodality with the introduction of Grok-1.5V or Grok 1.5 “Vision”.…

10 Networking Strategies to Grow Your Small Business

Looking to take your small business to the next level? Networking could be the game-changer you need. While it may seem daunting, networking is not just about exchanging business cards…

Apple to Enable Web-Based App Distribution in the European Union

Starting Tuesday, April 16th, Apple will permit developers to distribute iPhone apps directly to European Union consumers from their websites. This shift is driven by compliance with the EU’s Digital…

Apple Removes Game Boy Emulator From App Store After Brief Approval

Apple Inc. has recently removed the iGBA app, a Game Boy emulator for iPhone, from its App Store shortly after its approval, highlighting ongoing complexities in the platform’s app policies.…

Google Temporarily Blocks Links to California News Sites

Google has announced a significant move in response to the California Journalism Preservation Act (CJPA), temporarily blocking links from local news outlets in California from appearing in search results for…

EU Rights Groups Challenge Meta’s “Consent or Pay” Tactic

Nearly two dozen European civil society groups and nonprofits have taken a firm stand against Meta’s “consent or pay” strategy by penning an open letter to the European Data Protection…

Common Customer Service Mistakes Your Company Might Be Making

The modern consumer faces an abundance of choices when it comes to selecting businesses to patronize. For many individuals, a single negative encounter is all it takes to prompt exploration…

Tesla to Slash 14,000 Jobs in Major Workforce Reduction

Tesla is set to reduce its global workforce by over 10%, eliminating at least 14,000 jobs in response to slowing demand and competitive pressures. This significant workforce reduction was disclosed…

Particle Health: Data Dispute with Epic Systems Doesn’t Affect Majority of Customers

Particle Health, a key player in health data interoperability, confirmed on Monday, April 15th that the ongoing data-sharing dispute with Epic Systems, a major medical software provider, has not significantly…

Epic Systems Halts Data Sharing with Particle Health Over Misuse Concerns

Epic Systems, a major provider of electronic health records software, has taken action against Particle Health, a venture-backed startup, for allegedly misusing patient data. The software giant, which manages the…

Tesla Halves the Price of Its Full Self-Driving Package in U.S.

Tesla has announced a significant price reduction for its premium driver assistance system, the Full Self-Driving (FSD) package, in the United States. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on social media…

Mobile SEO Mastery: The Key to Reaching Today’s Audience

Navigating the digital landscape today requires a solid understanding of mobile SEO. Optimizing your website for mobile devices is crucial for online success. From responsive design to fast loading speeds,…