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Intel Says Updated Chips Coming to Protect Against Meltdown, Spectre

Intel told investors Thursday that the company is working “around the clock” to tackle the security issues stemming from the Spectre and Meltdown flaws and that it will release updated chips later this year to provide a more long-term solution. The update was offered during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, the first since the vulnerabilities were made public. The flaws could allow hackers… Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Future iOS 11 Update Will Give Option to Disable iPhone Performance Throttling

In the midst of facing a shortage of replacement batteries for older iPhone models, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that in an upcoming iOS 11 update will allow users to disable battery performance throttling on their devices. The move is likely to overcome the slowdown issue that was acknowledgedby the Cupertino giant last month. To recall, the company also started compensating affected users by… Read More »

Redmi 5A India Sales Cross 1 Million Units Within a Month of Launch, Says Xiaomi

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has tweeted the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A (Review) entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch. The smartphone is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – and can be purchased both online and offline. However, the distribution of the… Read More »

Redmi 5A India Sales Cross 1 Million Units Within a Month of Launch, Says Xiaomi

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has tweeted the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A (Review) entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch. The smartphone is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – and can be purchased both online and offline. However, the distribution of the… Read More »

Samsung Unveils Graphene Ball Tech, Says Its Batteries Can Be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

HIGHLIGHTS Graphene considered a wonder material, with many potential applications Graphene ball-based batteries could hold 45 percent more capacity They’re also said to deliver five times faster charging speeds than Li-Po Samsung researchers have developed a new type of battery material they call ‘graphene ball’. They say the technology could enable a 45 percent increase in battery capacity, and… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 buzzing sound to be fixed with an update Google confirmed the update The software update for Pixel 2 likely to roll out in next few days Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt.… Read More »

Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user location through cellular towers Google has been collecting user location data on Android smartphones even when location services were turned off, as per a new report. Quartz claims the location tracking still occurred on Android smartphones… Read More »

Facebook Says Trained Person Will Review Nude Images to Curb Revenge Porn

Facebook has stressed that its experiment to fight revenge porn that requires users to provide their intimate images proactively to the social network where a “specially trained” professional reviews and hashes the image is voluntary. “To be clear, people can already report if their intimate images have been shared on our platform without their consent and we will remove… Read More »

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented access to the… Read More »