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Ethereum breaks new record by reaching $1,000 for the first time

Ethereum tokens (ethers) have reached $1,000 on multiple major exchanges for the first time ever. This is an all-time high and the result of a multiple-day rally. The total market capitalization of ethers currently available is now $100 billion.<p>And yet, ethers only represent around 13 percent of …

Samsung's next-gen chips point to Galaxy S9 face detection

Samsung has unveiled its next-generation smartphone chip that will give its upcoming Galaxy S9 some iPhone X-like features, including face unlocking and animated emojis. The Exynos 9810 is built on its second-generation 10-nanometer fabrication tech, and will outperform the current flagship Exynos …

Intel claims its new security updates make PCs ‘immune’ to Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs

90 percent of PCs will be covered by end of next week<p>Intel says it and its partners have “made significant progress” in rolling out security patches and firmware updates to protect against two major CPU bugs. The flaws were disclosed by Google’s Project Zero team this week, and the industry is …

Information Security

Google is likely to release an update for Chrome OS to smoothly run Android apps in the background

<b>Google</b> is likely to release an update for Chrome Operating System (OS) that will enable the users to run Android apps smoothly in the background — a …

Android News

Bhima Koregaon Clashes: Mumbaikars Are All Praise for City Cops

The Mumbai Police has once again proven to be the messaiah of citizens in crisis, especially in the last three days when the maximum city came to a …

BHIM app officially launched by National Payments Corporation of India on iOS

Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), the was <b>launched</b> in December last year and was only available for Android users. During the launch, it was said …

India

PayPal stops protecting you when crowdfunding goes bust (updated)

PayPal won't be so crowdfunding-friendly in the future. The payment giant is dropping Purchase Protection for crowdfunding projects as of a user agreement change coming June 25th. From then on, you back efforts at your own risk -- if a campaign goes bust or otherwise doesn't deliver what you were …

Facebook was the victim of a backdoor hack

Even a tech giant like Facebook isn't immune to significant security breaches. Devcore's Orange Tsai recently discovered that someone had installed a backdoor on one of Facebook's corporate servers (that is, not the social network itself) in a bid to swipe workers' login details. While it's not …

Windows 10 will bring your Android phone notifications to your PC

Microsoft is planning to bring Android phone notifications directly to Windows 10 PCs. During a session at Build 2016 today, Microsoft detailed how missed calls, messages, and other notifications from an Android phone will appear on a Windows 10 PC. Microsoft is using the Cortana app for Android to …

Android Phones

The tasty dessert Android N will be named after could be... seaweed

We've already rattled off a list of N-named desserts which the next version of Android could be named after, but one Googler could be hinting that …

Food

Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge offer vs. the competition

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are Samsung's best smartphones ever, but how do they compare to the best smartphones out there?<p>Samsung isn't re-inventing …

Bluejay is the world’s first in-car ‘smart mount’ for all intelligent devices

While many auto manufacturers are piling onto smartphone integration systems like Apple CarPlay and Android auto, all other vehicles – old and new – …

LG will not make the Nexus 5X successor this year: Report

During the ongoing Mobile World Congress, an LG spokesperson confirmed that LG has no plans to build a successor to Google's Nexus 5 or Nexus 5X and …

Report: Google, Twitter, Facebook, & Microsoft to file court motions officially supporting Apple in FBI fight

Following Apple’s filling earlier today in which it formally responded to the FBI’s court request to access date on a locked iPhone, the Wall Street Journal now reports that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter all plan to file court motions supporting Apple’s stance.<p>Since this news broke last …

Privacy

Apple has a new fix for phones bricked by Error 53

In the latest update to iOS, Apple has issued a patch for one of its most stubborn and mystifying errors, potentially restoring countless bricked phones to functionality. Typically triggered by third-party repairs, Error 53 has been causing headaches for months, but became particularly prominent …

Siri the porn star loves Apple, but hates answering the questions

Adult star Sigrid, 23 who hails from Minnesota, USA indeed thinks she chose the wrong screen name for her career. With screen name like 'Siri' she …

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Post TRAI verdict Facebook shuts down Free Basics for India

After a persistent debate on Free Basics, we read more on the topic yesterday when Silicon Valley investor and member of the Board of Directors at …

Internet

Twitter’s earnings report shows its user base is shrinking

Will the bird take another bath?<p>It’s a big day for Twitter. While still scrambling to recover from the late-January departure of four key execs, the company began rolling out their controversial algorithmic timeline today, and, this afternoon, also announced quarterly fiscal fourth-quarter earnings …

Flipkart offering attractive exchange offers, discounts on all Motorola products in India

It's been two years since Motorola's reentry into the Indian market, and Flipkart is marking the occasion by rolling out exchange offers and price …

A robot has solved a Rubik's Cube in under a second

Just last month, we told you about a robot that managed to solve a Rubik's cube in less than a second, a feat that is already pretty damn impressive. But in today's world, records are broken every day, and it looks like the bot created by software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose already has …

Error 53 will kill your iPhone and there’s not a thing you can do about it

First spotted on <b>Apple support forums</b> and later reported by <b>The Guardian</b>; if the TouchID sensor on your iPhone has been repaired or replaced by a …

Mobile Technology

Here comes the switch: Twitter ready to launch algorithmic timeline

According to a new report, Twitter may be about to flip the switch on a change that will significantly alter the way items show up in your timeline. …

Alphabet Becomes The Most Valuable Public Company In The World

Today was a huge day for Alphabet — the first day it finally broke out its “other bets” in its earnings report — and boy did the company not disappoint.<p>The company smashed expectations on both ends, bringing in $21.3 billion in revenue and earnings of $8.67 per share. Analysts were expecting …

Vine boss leaves Twitter to join Google

Jason Toff is returning to Google to work on virtual reality<p>It's been a torrid weekend for Twitter, with the company reeling from the departure of multiple high-level executives. Company co-founder and recent CEO appointee Jack Dorsey has confirmed that key figures like Kevin Weil, head of product, …

Asus Zenfone Zoom first impressions: 3x optical zoom in a slimmer smartphone package

After over a year of its announcement, Asus finally <b>launched</b> its latest Zenfone smartphone called the Zenfone Zoom. First announced in January 2015, …

Video: Robot solves Rubik's Cube in just one second!

In November last year, the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to solve a Rubik’s cube by a robot was a mere 2.39 seconds. Just two months …

Robotics

Apple Hires Top Augmented/Virtual Reality Researcher

With all of the declarations of augmented reality and virtual reality’s inevitable ascents to the heights of technological cruciality, Apple has managed to stay noticeably quiet on the topic. This has led to any VR/AR movement on their end being quite notable.<p>According to a report from the …

The Tor Project Raised Over $200,000 From Its First Crowdfunding Campaign

In the quest to lessen its reliance on grants from the U.S. government, the Tor Project began its first crowdfunding campaign back in November. That initial funding drive is now over with the organization announcing that it brought in just over $200,000 in donations — $205,874 from 5,265 donors, to …