Month: September 2020

Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now China is preparing to launch an antitrust probe into Alphabet’s Google, looking into allegations it has leveraged the dominance of its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, two people familiar with the matter said. The case was proposed by telecommunications equipment giant Huawei last
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Cisco yesterday released security patches for two high-severity vulnerabilities affecting its IOS XR software that were found exploited in the wild a month ago. Tracked as CVE-2020-3566 and CVE-2020-3569, details for both zero-day unauthenticated DoS vulnerabilities were made public by Cisco late last month when the company found hackers actively exploiting Cisco IOS XR Software
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Twitter is expanding its voice tweets feature to more users on iOS. Introduced in June, this feature allows users to tweet using their voice through a new ‘wavelength’ icon. Twitter is also planning on adding transcriptions for audio and video to make them more accessible. The micro-blogging platform had received criticism for not factoring accessibility
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Large televisions are getting much more affordable, and specifications are continuously improving at the same time. You can buy a decent 4K HDR television for less than Rs. 30,000 today, and bumping up your budget to around Rs. 1,00,000 will get you an excellent television with performance that might have cost much more just a
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Amazfit Neo has launched in India as the latest smartwatch offering by Huami. The retro-style Amazfit Neo offers 28 days of battery life and comes with a monochrome always-on display. Highlighting its retro design, the smartwatch features four physical buttons for navigation. It comes with 5ATM water resistance, sleep quality monitoring, and 24×7 heart rate
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I am sure that many of you have by now heard of a recently disclosed critical Windows server vulnerability—called Zerologon—that could let hackers completely take over enterprise networks. For those unaware, in brief, all supported versions of the Windows Server operating systems are vulnerable to a critical privilege escalation bug that resides in the Netlogon Remote Control Protocol
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The Realme Narzo 20 Pro sports some interesting specifications; and it’s also interesting that this is the first device in the Narzo series to get a ‘Pro’ badge. The price of the Narzo 20 Pro starts at Rs. 14,999, and there are very few phones that offer such hardware and specifications in the value segment.
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Spoilers ahead for Mafia: Definitive Edition At the very end of Mafia: Definitive Edition — 2K-owned developer Hangar 13’s remake of the 2002 critically-acclaimed original — the cabbie-turned-mobster protagonist Thomas “Tommy” Angelo (Andrew Bongiorno) notes that family is everything. On his deathbed, Tommy is at peace, for his family’s safety and financial future are secure,
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The Trump administration faces ongoing court battles after two legal setbacks in its efforts to bar US app stores from offering Chinese-owned TikTok or WeChat for download. In two separate rulings, judges have questioned the evidence that data from American users is being accessed by the Chinese government imperiling US national security that prompted the
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Google is rolling out its noise cancellation feature for Google Meet for Android and iOS. The feature automatically filters out background noise from your device’s audio input, while still letting your voice through. Google’s video conferencing service had introduced noise cancellation for desktop in June, and is now expanding it. However, it will only be
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Billie Her, a warehouse associate, wraps plastic around a pallet of boxes at Amazon’s Fulfillment Center in Thornton, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson| The Denver Post | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy, brought industries to a complete standstill,
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China must engage in a new “long march” in the technology sector now that the US has imposed export restrictions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, the country’s largest chip manufacturer, Chinese state-backed tabloid the Global Times wrote on Sunday. The unnamed author of an op-ed in the paper argues that the US’ dominance of the global semiconductor
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