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--- Google Pixel 3 user asks for refund, says he got 10 phones later ---
Google mistakenly sent a Pixel 3 customer 10 smartphones worth around $9,000 after he placed a new order on failing to get a refund for a defective phone. The user wrote on Reddit, "Google, I have your phones. You have my money. Let's sort this". Google responded, "Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I'll send you a private message".
--- Apple loses case against Swatch over 'One More Thing' catchphrase ---
Apple has a lost a legal battle against Swiss watchmaker Swatch, where the former claimed that the watch company used the catchphrase 'One More Thing'. Apple said it was regularly used by Co-founder Steve Jobs. While launching a set of watches in Australia, Swatch used the catchphrase, however, it said the line was picked from old detective TV serial 'Columbo'.
--- TikTok owner plans to invest $1 billion in India despite app ban ---
Days after ByteDance's TikTok was removed from Google and Apple app stores in India, the Chinese social networking company has said it is planning to invest $1 billion in the country. ByteDance said it has already invested $100 million in Helo, Vigo, and TikTok apps and added it wants to launch another content/entertainment app in India next month.
--- '123456' world's most hacked password, millions still using it: Study ---
The easy-to-guess password '123456' is the world's most hacked password with millions still using it on sensitive accounts, an analysis by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of public databases of breached accounts found. Around 23.2 million victim accounts used '123456' as the password. The second-most hacked password was '123456789', with 'qwerty', 'password' and '1111111' among the top five.
--- TikTok downloads from APKMirror rose 12 times after India's ban ---
The downloads of TikTok on APKMirror increased by about 12 times on April 17, a day after the app was removed from Google Play Store following a Madras High Court order. APKMirror is one of the most popular websites for downloading apps that are not available on Google Play Store. APKMirror said that majority of the downloads were from India.