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Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

<b>A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.</b><p>Nivolumab stops cancerous cells hiding from the body's own defences, leaving the cancer vulnerable to attack.<p>The results from 582 people, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, …

Cancer
Gear & Gadgets

HTC One Mini 2 Review: same beautiful design, smaller package

The Bottom Line<p>Except for the camera, indeed smaller inside and out<p>As has been the trend, flagship devices are often given the shrink ray treatment resulting in a more accessible version. This is true for HTC’s current popular flagship, the HTC One M8, as well, and what we have in our hands is …

Phones

Apple Forces Android App Off The Google Play Store

Unlike on iOS, it’s easy to change your homescreen’s theme on Android without a jailbreak using apps like Themer. Well, at least it was: Google has …

Google Play

JavaScript Unrar Utility

<b>rar.js</b> provides a pure javascript implementation of the rar format, allowing you to extract or manipulate packed data client-side and …

JavaScript

Microsoft wants to cram Windows Phone into Android: Why it’s a bad idea

Microsoft wants you to buy, use, and presumably love Windows Phone, and it has already gone to considerable lengths and spent billions to persuade …

Windows Phone

The core Internet institutions abandon the US Government

In Montevideo, Uruguay this week, the Directors of all the major Internet organizations – ICANN, the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet …

Rogers decides to release the BlackBerry Z30!

Wow. Looks like all the backlash has paid off!<p>After stating that they “think the 3 BlackBerry devices we carry meet our customers’ needs,” Rogers has …

Nvidia Removed Linux Driver Feature Due to Windows

Softpedia points to a Nvidia Developer Zone forum post revealing that the company has removed a specific Linux feature as of the v310 drivers due to …

Linux

Stolen phones blacklist launches in Canada

Cellphones, tablets and other wireless devices that have been reported lost or stolen can no longer be activated — and therefore used — on most …

US Government Is Using Apple’s Touch ID To Collect Fingerprints, Claims Anonymous

Anonymous, the international network of activists and hacktivists, have claimed that Apple’s new Touch ID introduced with iPhone 5S has actually been …

Apple Seeks Sanctions from Samsung over Illegal Disclosure of Apple-Nokia Licensing Terms

High-level Samsung employees, including licensing experts, got access to highly confidential Apple-Nokia licensing terms, which by the way were …

Mobile

New NSA Leak Shows MITM Attacks Against Major Internet Services

The Brazilian television show "Fantastico" exposed an NSA training presentation that discusses how the agency runs man-in-the-middle attacks on the …

FAQs

New Social Network myApollo Launching On Android September 6

If Facebook, Google Drive and iTunes had a baby, it could very well look like the new social network launching next week called myApollo. myApollo is …

Social Media

App Developers Continue To Choose iOS As Their Top Priority, Reveals Forrester

According to a new report from research firm Forrester, mobile app developers continue to choose Apple’s iOS as their first priority platform, …

Apps

Don't Get Pwned on Public WiFi: Use Your Own VPN

The Tinfoil Team was at the RSA Conference earlier this year and we noticed two things: there was no secure WiFi, and someone had set up a Pineapple, …

Linux

Google Updates Play Policies to Ban Apps, Ads Modifying Devices

Google today sent an email to third-party Android developers regarding a significant change to its Google Play Developer Program Policies. The changes affect both apps and the advertising practices that many apps use.<p>The company explained that all apps and updates to apps published from here on out …

Sony wants to sell you the important half of a digital camera and use your smartphone as the other half

It goes without saying that there is more than one important component in any piece of technology; rarely, for example, does a cellphone work without …

Android phones are everywhere, and are easier to hack than ever

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that's on 80 per cent of the world's smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. …

Android Phones

Apple Applauds Obama Decision to Veto ITC Ban Ruling on iPhone, iPad

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports the Obama administration has vetoed the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) product ban on older iPhones and …

Obama Administration

Hacker News in the Terminal

A simple script that shows Hacker News in your terminal. There are no links to comments, because you should never read the comments.<p>It will update …

#CancelNetflix: Arrested Development isn't the only thing they screwed up

<i>UPDATE: Despite the valiant efforts of activists and organizations, on July 6, 2017, the W3C greenlighted DRM for the Web. This is all the more</i> …

Sony Introduces the Water-Resistant Smartwatch 2 with NFC

In the fight for customers in the next tech battlefield that is wearable technology, Sony has taken a second step by launching the Sony SmartWatch 2, …