Didn’t have time to follow the news yesterday? Here’s what marked Friday, January 20: TikTok is at risk of being banned in Europe, Nio could rebrand its electric cars as Audi, and Windows 11’s graphics options have been modernized. To not miss any news, remember to subscribe to the Frandroid newsletter.
Europe has TikTok in its sights
TikTok is going to have to update its policy and rules if it wants to continue its activity in Europe. Thierry Breton (European Commission), in charge of overseeing the internal market, has effectively expressed his discontent with the content of the social network. “It is not acceptable for users to access violent and sometimes even life-threatening content.“The platform is warned.
Child in Audi’s sights
The electric car manufacturer Nio has become known for its stations with interchangeable batteries. It also has several connected vehicles in its catalogue, including the ES6 and ES8. Problem: Audi considers that these names are too close to the Audi S6 and S8 marketed in Europe. Consequences: the German manufacturer wants them to change their name. The legal battle is in full swing.
Windows 11: Microsoft improves graphics options for gamers
Microsoft continues to update its Windows 11 operating system. This time, the American group has modified the display of the graphic options available in the settings. In particular, it will be easier to activate the windowed gaming optimizations introduced with Windows 11 2022. The Notepad software hosts tabs to enhance the multitasking experience.
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