Private messaging apps Signal and Telegram are red hot after the Capitol riots

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Private messaging apps are having a moment after Twitter and Facebook cracked down on violence and conspiracy theories in response to the Capitol riots. Private messaging services Signal and Telegram were the No. 1 and No. 2 most downloaded free apps in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store on Wednesday. The shift is believed to be driven by Trump supporters seeking alternatives to mainstream social media, as way to punish the companies for banning Trump over his incitement of violence. Signal and Telegram both offer encrypted messaging, which… Read More

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Sodium-ion batteries may replace trusty lithium batteries one day

Sodium-ion batteries are a potential replacement for lithium batteries, but the anodes—positively charged electrodes—that work well for lithium-ion batteries don’t provide the same level of performance for sodium-ion batteries. The post Sodium-ion batteries may replace trusty lithium batteries one day appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report       

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A fistful of Samsung Galaxy S21 phones is perhaps the ultimate leak

Image: @We_The_Techies You’ve seen the leaks, renders, and leaked renders. Now, only a day before the launch, you can see what the entire Galaxy S21 lineup looks like in a real person’s hand, thanks to Twitter user Mr.Techie (via Android Authority). The images also provide a good size comparison between the rumored regular, Plus, and Ultra variants of the phone. We also get to see at least three of the colors, and in my opinion the purple is looking very nice, but does seem to continue the trend of collecting fingerprints. Samsung sent #MrTTechie a few demos ahead of tomorrow’s #Unpacked2021 event. Thread of my first impressions … #WeTheTechies #SamsungUnpacked… Read More

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