iPhone 11 Pro found to collect location data against user settings

Outlined by security journalist Brian Krebs, iPhone 11 Pro appears to periodically ping its GPS module to gather location data in the face of user wishes. Krebs demonstrated the activity in a video captured on an 11 Pro running Apple’s latest iOS 13.2.3 software, which continues to collect GPS data for certain apps and system services despite manual disablement of individual Location… Read More »

Two mobiles snatched

Ludhiana: Two motorcycle-borne youths snatched a mobile phone from Manpreet Kaur, a resident of Dhir Colony on Kakowal Road, on November 22 from near Jai Mata Marble store on Kakowal Road. She told the police that two youths came on a motorcycle from behind, snatched the phone from her hand and escaped. A case under section 379-B/34 of… Read More »

Entanglement lights the way to scalable quantum computers

A technique for remotely entangling ions of strontium much more accurately and at far higher rates than previously possible has been unveiled by physicists in the UK. The team says that their scheme paves the way to scalable quantum computers made from multiple ion traps that are linked to one another via photonic interconnects.  Quantum computers promise to greatly outperform even the most powerful conventional computers on certain tasks.… Read More »

Want to ask question in Google Maps on Android? Follow these simple steps

Follow these steps to ask question in Google Maps on Android | Picture for Representation Google Maps is one of the most popular apps for navigation offering a variety of user-friendly features. Google Maps helps to give directions to its users for trips by foot, car, bike or public transportation. So if you are a Google Maps user… Read More »

Reliance denies reports on selling news business to Times Group

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries terms it false and baseless Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries on Thursday denied reports of selling its news media business to Times Group. Bloomberg early on Thursday reported that Ambani “is in talks to sell his news media assets to India’s Times Group, as Asia’s richest man plans to unload a business that’s been losing… Read More »

How to manage your Android lock screen

Google recently announced that it was going to introduce Ambient Mode to Android lock screens, which would display interesting and useful info on your lock screen, effectively turning your phone into a smart display. It may be a while before many Android phones have this capability — as of this writing, only two Lenovo tablets and two Nokia phones are… Read More »

Reporter’s Take | Cipla, Dr Reddy’s eye Wockhardt businesses

Shares of Wockhardt soared on November 18 climbing almost 12 percent during intra-day trade, and ending up with gains of 9.5 percent. As the pharma major has been looking to raise funds to reduce its debt burden, companies have shown interest in buying business segments of Wockhardt. In this episode of Reporter’s Take, Moneycontrol’s Jerome Anthony gets in conversation… Read More »

Huawei Beats Google — Offers $220,000 For ‘Zero-Click’ Android Phone Hacks

Huawei has fended off questions about secret backdoors in its smartphone and networking technology for years. Now it’s going to reward hackers for finding them in its Android-based mobile phones and in the process is outdoing Google. In a bug bounty launch last week, Huawei said it would pay up to $220,000 (€200,000) for demonstrating a “critical” weakness in one… Read More »

T-Mobile to offer BOGO and special discounts for phones, tablets and smartwatches starting tomorrow

With the holiday season approaching rapidly, T-Mobile decided to take a head start with its early holiday offerings which begin tomorrow. These are headlined by a buy one, get one free (BOGO) promo for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Note10 duo and LG G8 ThinQ. In order to take advantage of this deal customers will have to activate both phones or… Read More »

Is There Any Cooler Gadget for Your Desk Than This NES-Inspired Mouse?

Odds are that your computer mouse isn’t what you would call “stylish.” It’s a tool and it needs to be functional first and foremost, after all. But what if you could have both? The new 8BitDo N30 Wireless Mouse ($25), slickly slathered in mid-1980s NES style, is not just a striking bit of retro-chic tech that would look dashing… Read More »