In an incident, which is both hilarious and surprising, a man has accepted that he stole millions from two of the major tech companies — Google and Facebook — by faking bills of purchases the company never made. 50-year-old Evaldas Rimasauskas, from Lithuania, came up with a deemed perfect plan to extract and ask for money […]

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Samsung has been trying to strengthen its place in the premium smartphone market. The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy Note 9 were decent, however, they were quickly forgotten in the continuous battle between the Pixel and iPhone. With the all-new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, it is safe to say that Samsung has finally crossed the […]

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MicroPython has launched its new series of electronic circuit boards – Pyboard D Board. These boards run on MicroPython which is a stripped down version of Python 3that is meant for microcontrollers. The stand-out feature of the ECB is its ultra-low memory requirement of 16KB. Pyboard D-Series Specifications 216 MHz Cortex M7 CPU 512 KiB […]

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Twitter is home to a new prank making the rounds, which is asking users to change his or her year of birth to 2007. However, the joke has repercussions, and Twitter is urging users not to fall prey to it. The micro-blogging site, via a tweet from its Support Twitter handle, is warning users of […]

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Third party kernel drivers are often a headache for the consumer electronics vendors as the complete control on the integrity of the system can’t be ensured. The same applies to Microsoft and its Windows 10 operating system. In an official blog post, Microsoft has outlined a massive security flaw present in a device management driver […]

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It appears WhatsApp is soon adding a plethora of features to enhance the user experience. As hinted by a new report, WhatsApp will get hold of the Dark Mode feature (we have been waiting for it since last year), allowing Android users to read with ease when in low-light conditions. The feature has been spotted […]

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On Monday 27 March 2019, the European Parliament passed the controversial EU copyright law. However, two clauses within the law, namely Article 13 and 11, are the cause of concern for millions of internet users in the EU. What is Article 13? Article 13 will enforce strict copyright measures over companies like YouTube, Facebook, and Google. […]

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Earlier as part of the test pilot (for iOS users), Mozilla’s Firefox Lockbox app is now available for Android users. The Firefox Lockbox password manager app allows users to securely store passwords, which are already stored in the Mozilla Firefox browser. Therefore, a downside appears; it doesn’t let users add new passwords or delete the […]

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We are surrounded by Bluetooth radio signals and most of the devices that we see around — smartphones, wireless computer networks, and wireless earbuds — use Bluetooth transmitters for transmitting signals. However, contemporary transmitters have two problems: heavy power consumption which is why Bluetooth earbuds usually have a talk time of just 4 to 5 hours, […]

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To help the whitehat hackers easily test the security of its homegrown mobile apps, Facebook has launched a new feature called Whitehat Settings. This setting is applicable for Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger apps for Android; it’s currently unavailable for iOS platform. The company expects that whitehat hackers will use this feature on their accounts to hunt bug bounties. […]

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Putting all the rumors and leaks we have seen so far, Huawei has finally made its flagship P30 series (comprising the P30 Pro and the P30) official at an event in Paris. Both smartphones come with their respective camera departments as their highlights, touted to be World’s first 40MP camera smartphones. Huawei P30 Pro The main highlight is […]

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Ransomware is a type of malware which encrypts the user’s file until he/she does not hand over a designated sum of ransom. However, the recent iteration of the infamous malware known as LockerGoga Ransomware could have catastrophic effects in the digital as well as physical space. The first instance of the dangerous LockerGoga ransomware surfaced in January 2019. Hackers […]

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