Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what marked Friday, November 6: a failure on the SFR network, paid functions for Google Photos and Amazon which does not want to give up Black Friday. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
SFR failure: the fixed Internet network is disrupted in some places
This Friday, it was a major blackout that affected the SFR network in several regions of metropolitan France. In particular, Île-de-France and the cities of Lille and Nantes were affected by this blackout. If these problems affect the fixed Internet network of SFR, the operator had however warned some subscribers, during the week, that antennas would be renovated. However, it is not known whether these breads are linked to the renovation of the operator’s mobile infrastructure.
Google Photos: functions will be reserved for Google One subscribers
Google launched, along with its new Pixel smartphones, a redesign of its photo editing application, Google Photos. It seems that the company has not decided to stop there and is preparing new features for the application. The XDA Developers site has indeed discovered in the source code of version 5.18 of the application certain mentions indicating “More features”. They would nevertheless be reserved only for users subscribed to the Google One offer.
Amazon does not “want to deprive the French of Black Friday”
In November, it’s time for some to start preparing for the holiday season. Good thing, Black Friday, scheduled for November 27, will allow you to buy some gifts at discounted prices. However, with the new confinement, some are asking that Amazon be housed in the same boat as physical stores. The French managers of the e-commerce site, however, wanted to reassure consumers on BFM TV: “Why would the French be deprived of this promotion party?” “.