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An Analyst suggested Apple buy DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused search engine. And looks like he hasn’t considered all factors. Apple most likely won’t buy DuckDuckGo but it might still be interested in creating a search engine.

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Illustration by Kunal Mishra


Theciva

How Google keeps its power-hungry operations eco friendly.

inside Google’s data centres
inside Google’s data centres
Image from Google
  • Each search releases roughly 0.2 grams of Carbon Dioxide into our atmosphere due to servers and data centre maintenance.
  • For every 10 minutes, you watch a YouTube video, there’s another 1 gram of CO2 being released.
  • And using Gmail for a year pours out 1.2kg CO2 per user.
  • Over 3.5 billion searches occur on Google every day.
  • 1 billion hours are spent every day watching YouTube videos. And 500 hours of videos are uploaded every minute on YouTube.
  • There are over 1.5 billion Gmail users.


Zoom Encryption

What do you do when your product isn’t encrypted? Change how the term is commonly understood.

encryption on zoom
encryption on zoom
Photo by Mauro Sbicego on Unsplash


Theciva

Who Thought A Late Night Search Could Result In This

How Google sold google.com
How Google sold google.com
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash

29 September 2015, 10:50 PM IST (1:20 AM ET)


Theciva

Aarogya Setu And your privacy don’t go hand in hand.

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Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash


Theciva // Hooked?

Why’d you open Gmail when Instagram is more attractive?

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Theciva // Dark Mode Series

And why pirates wear that eye patch on one eye?

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Image by Kunal Mishra

The dark mode is easier on the eyes. It increases focus and concentration. It gives content the center stage. It makes text easier to read. It saves significant battery charge.


Theciva // Email Tracking

Yes, emails can be tracked.

overwhelmed by emails
overwhelmed by emails

Yes, emails can be tracked.


Theciva // Email Tracking

Who’s lying to you that he didn’t see your email?

A man overwhelmed my emails
A man overwhelmed my emails
Source: Forbes

Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford, had a busy life but he is known for answering nearly every email he receives the same day, even when he was the CEO.


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