Turn your phone into a Pocophone F1 with the official launcher

Pocophone F1 has finally been unveiled by Xiaomi and has amazed for its incredible power at a reduced price. Compared to other Xiaomi smartphones, the software also changes, customized for greater speed and with unique functions. Are you curious to try it out? Here’s how to download the APK file!

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5 apps that you can’t miss this week

Once again, we present you with a list of useful and fun applications that have recently appeared on the Play Store or received interesting updates. This selection has been carefully prepared by our editors and our community, we hope you will enjoy it.

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‘Right to be forgotten’ could threaten global free speech, say NGOs

ECJ hears France’s data regulator wants to extend 2014 ruling to apply universally

The so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ online is in danger of being transformed into a tool of global censorship through a test case at the European court of justice (ECJ) this week, free speech organisations are warning.

An application by the French data regulator for greater powers to remove out of date or embarrassing content from internet domains around the world will enable authoritarian regimes to exert control over publicly available information, according to a British-led alliance of NGOs.

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari – digested read

‘Some people think robots will make humans redundant, and we should prepare by lying on sun loungers. I don’t know’

The world can be a very scary place. When I wrote Sapiens and Homo Deus I had no idea they would both become worldwide bestsellers. So I was totally unprepared when my publishers immediately demanded a follow-up. For a few hours I was in a state of panic, before inspiration came to me. If my previous books had dealt with the past and the future, why didn’t I just recycle a whole load of articles I had written for other publications and try to present them as my take on the present. Even though they also invariably dealt with the future. So here we go…

Disillusionment: No one knows what the future will look like. Humans like to tell themselves stories, be they in the form of religion or political ideologies, such as nationalism, communism and liberalism. But none of these can adequately prepare us for what may happen in the next 50 years. New technology and climate change might make the world more different than we can possibly imagine. So we had better keep an open mind and hope for the best.

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Battle over EU copyright law heads for showdown

Brussels to vote on directive, supported by artists and news agencies, that opponents say could ‘destroy the internet’

It is an argument that has drawn in Paul McCartney, Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo and the Vienna Philharmonic, as well as pioneers of the internet from Tim Berners-Lee to the founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales.

Fought with hashtags, mailshots, open letters and celebrity endorsements, the battle over the European Union’s draft directive on copyright heads for a showdown this week.

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Motorola tells us how it will win in Europe

Antony Barounas is the new man at the helm of Lenovo/Motorola Europe, setting the direction for the smartphone business. During IFA 2018, we were able to talk to the Vice President and General Manager Europe of Lenovo’s Mobile Business Group about his vision for Motorola.

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