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Google and Android system cut ties with Huawei after US blacklist

Google and Android system cut ties with Huawei after US blacklist

Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source told Reuters on Sunday (19), in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 20, 2019  4:20 pm

Cyber attack on several Sri Lankan websites including Kuwait Embassy

Cyber attack on several Sri Lankan websites including Kuwait Embassy

Nearly 10 websites containing the domain names .com and .lk have come under a cyber attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2019  12:57 pm

How attackers were able to spread spyware through WhatsApp with just a phone call

How attackers were able to spread spyware through WhatsApp with just a phone call

Earlier this week, it was reported that a vulnerability in Facebooks popular WhatsApp messaging service made it possible for attackers to spread spyware to smartphones via phone calls made through the app. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 16, 2019  5:01 pm

WhatsApp discovers targeted surveillance attack

WhatsApp discovers targeted surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 14, 2019  7:29 pm

US lawmakers seek to ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids

US lawmakers seek to ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids

Loot boxes remain one of the most controversial topics in gaming, and now lawmakers in the US are planning to ban paid loot boxes in titles aimed at kids. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 9, 2019  5:19 pm

UK Defense Secretary fired over Huawei leak

UK Defense Secretary fired over Huawei leak

British Prime Minister Theresa May has fired her Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over the leaking of a key decision related to the Chinese telecoms company Huawei from a UK National Security Council meeting. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 2, 2019  11:38 am

Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

Microsoft Corp recently rejected a California law enforcement agencys request to install facial recognition technology in officers cars and body cameras due to human rights concerns, company President Brad Smith said on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2019  11:58 am

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp experience worldwide outage

 Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp experience worldwide outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users on Sunday (Apr 14) experienced difficulties accessing the social network sites and messaging service. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 14, 2019  5:34 pm

Disney unveils streaming service to take on Netflix, Apple

Disney unveils streaming service to take on Netflix, Apple

Disney has raised the curtain on a hotly anticipated video streaming service. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 12, 2019  1:07 pm

First ever black hole image released

First ever black hole image released

Astronomers have taken the first-ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 11, 2019  5:26 pm

South Korea launches worlds first national 5G networks

South Korea launches worlds first national 5G networks

South Korea launched the worlds first nationwide 5G mobile networks two days early, its top mobile carriers said Thursday, giving a handful of users access in a late-night scramble to be the first providers of the super-fast wireless technology. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 5, 2019  12:30 pm

Netflix looms large as theater owners assess industry future

Netflix looms large as theater owners assess industry future

As movie theater owners converge on Las Vegas for their annual convention, one topic that keeps coming up is how they contend with a company that has resisted their traditional business model: Netflix Inc. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 3, 2019  3:56 pm

Facebook removes accounts linked to Indian political parties as election looms

Facebook removes accounts linked to Indian political parties as election looms

Facebook is taking down hundreds of suspicious accounts linked to the two main parties contesting Indias election. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 2, 2019  1:16 pm

Europe adopts tough new online copyright rules over tech industry protests

Europe adopts tough new online copyright rules over tech industry protests

EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the blocs two-decade-old copyright rules, which will force Google and Facebook to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 27, 2019  4:51 pm

Hackers attacked one million-plus Asus users through malicious update

Hackers attacked one million-plus Asus users through malicious update

Hackers were able to deliver malware to the more one million-plus Asus computer owners last year by hijacking the companys software update system, security researchers said on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 26, 2019  1:46 pm

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 22, 2019  2:00 pm

Google unveils Stadia, its video game streaming service

Google unveils Stadia, its video game streaming service

In much the same way as Google changed email, maps and online video, the search giant now has its eye on the video game industry. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 21, 2019  11:16 am

Tracking tools found on EU government and health websites

Tracking tools found on EU government and health websites

Online tools which track user behaviour for advertisers have been found on a swathe of EU public health websites, including NHS and Gov.uk pages. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 20, 2019  12:41 pm

UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

UK based start-up OneWeb has secured $1.25bn (940m) in new funding enabling it to speed up its plans to launch a global high-speed broadband network. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2019  4:51 pm

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing widespread outages

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing widespread outages

You may run into issues posting to Facebook or Instagram. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 14, 2019  8:42 am

Apple says Its Show Time March 25, TV service announcement expected

Apple says Its Show Time March 25, TV service announcement expected

Apple Inc on Monday invited media to a March 25 event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on its campus in Cupertino, California, where it is expected to launch a television and video service. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2019  12:58 pm

WhatsApp issues ban-warning against unofficial third-party apps

WhatsApp issues ban-warning against unofficial third-party apps

WhatsApp is currently issuing warnings and urging its users to not use third-party clones such as GB WhatsApp or WhatsApp Plus. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 10, 2019  9:56 pm

Saudi app used to track women not against Google rules

Saudi app used to track women not against Google rules

Google has remained silent over reports it told a US congresswoman that a controversial app was not in breach of its terms and conditions. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 6, 2019  2:36 pm

Huawei CFO sues Canada authorities over illegal arrest

Huawei CFO sues Canada authorities over illegal arrest

Huaweis chief financial officer is accusing Canadian authorities of violating her rights when they detained her on behalf of the US government. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 4, 2019  3:41 pm

Singapore wants self-driving cars to help its aging society

Singapore wants self-driving cars to help its aging society

It may look like a giant robotic bug but the MooAV could be the car of the future. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 26, 2019  12:35 pm
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