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Jan 05 2018

About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs

Yes, your iPhone or Mac suffers from the same processor security flaw that affects other smartphones and computers. The latest versions of its mobile, desktop, and Apple...

Jan 05 2018

Amazon's Alexa can now tell microwaves how to cook

Devices from Amazon and Google are the clear leaders in the smart speaker category with their respective Echo and Home products. "The move by Amazon, which right no...

Jan 02 2018

A Forever 21 payment system breach exposed customer credit card information

The company said a law enforcement investigation into the hack was ongoing. This malware in turn allowed hackers to search for and likely obtain sensitive customer credit...

Jan 02 2018

Arrest made after fatal Kansas police shooting in 'swatting' incident

Police on Friday blamed a "prankster" who called 911 with a fake story about a shooting and kidnapping at the victim's address. The suspect, Tyler Barriss, will have his ...

Jan 02 2018

Apple's battery replacement programme for older iPhones goes live in India

We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. Last month, Apple acknowledged that it slowed down the speed of older iPhone models, claiming that the measure was...

Jan 01 2018

Leaked: List of Snapdragon 845's Flagship Devices For 2018

There are hand counted companies in the market that have launched with smartphones and have made it to the top ten million in the first year on smart-handset sales, which...

Jan 01 2018

Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1

The Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Xiaomi Mi A1 brings features such as Picture-in-Picture mode, new Notification dots, Background limits, Auto-fill, and Smart text ...

Jan 01 2018

LG, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC claim they don't slow down older phones

Apple later admitted to the practice, stating that it was to prevent older iPhones from unexpected shutdowns. As we noted yesterday, Apple has supplemented its apology...

Jan 01 2018

January Features Two Supermoons, Blue Moon and Total Lunar Eclipse

The east side of MI should have clearer skies to see this. You can expect to see the usual fireworks displays on New Year's Eve - but this year, revelers will also be t...

Dec 31 2017

Liberman: Iran Supplied Rockets Fired at South

Late Friday night, Israeli artillery shelled two Hamas compounds in eastern Gaza. The IDF's operation is a sharp response to an earlier attack, when three mortar shells...

Dec 30 2017

Apple sorry for slowing down your iPhone, cuts price of battery replacements

Apple says they will only apply the discount to iPhone 6 models or later, which means that any models earlier than September 2014 will have to pay full price for a batte...

Dec 30 2017

Apple Sends An Apology Letter For Slowing Down Old iPhones

Such smoothing can cause apps to launch more slowly and otherwise hinder the devices' performance. Some accused the company of fraud. "At Apple, our customers' trust me...

Dec 30 2017

Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. Cuts Holdings in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Choate Investment Advisors who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $571.55 billion market cap company. Millennium Mgmt...

Dec 30 2017

Bill Belichick: James Harrison signing isn't a "big historical event"

In a long post on Instagram before practice Friday, Harrison wrote: "If anybody thought I signed a two-year deal with a team in the National Football League at age 39...

Dec 29 2017

Adv Micro Devices (AMD) Lower -3.14% Over the Last Month — Stock Focus

The stock price volatility for last week at the close of regular trading was 3.72%, pushing the figure for the whole month to now reaching 3.32%. About 467,085 shares tra...

Dec 29 2017

Media player Kodi is finally available on Xbox One

Even so, Kodi didn't expect it to be an easy road but were surprised that with a few minor adjustments, they were able to re-package the 32-bit version of Kodi and launc...

Dec 29 2017

Pres. Trump Criticizes US Postal Service for Weak Business Practices

The Postal Service has lost money for 11 straight years, mostly because of pension and health care costs. Amazon rejected the critique. Amazon at the time denied ...

Dec 29 2017

OnePlus 5 to get Face Unlock, 3/3T could follow

If you recall, OnePlus introduced the Face Unlock feature in the OnePlus 5T , which was launched in November. Apart from big 18:9 ratio 6-inch screen, the biggest ne...

Dec 29 2017

YouTube Deactivated On Fire TV Early

There's been quite a bit of back and forth on this matter, with Google pulling that player, only to have Amazon surreptitiously work around the block by implementing ...

Dec 29 2017

Idea, Airtel, Vodafone announce new year offers: All you need to know

To compete with Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and others, Idea Cellular has introduced a new prepaid plan at a price of Rs 309 for validity at Rs 28 days. Once the calls are ex...