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Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in a statement to… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Hit 1 Million Units, Report Claims

A new report from South Korea claims that Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders have the hit 1-million unit milestone. The Investor reports that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 exceeded the 1-million mark in the last 10 days, as pre-orders for the phone started from April 7 in South Korea. It adds that 1 million pre-orders is the highest ever for a… Read More »

US sanctions Venezuela vice-president over trafficking claims

The US has imposed sanctions on the new vice-president of Venezuela, accusing him of involvement in international drug trafficking. The order adds Tareck El Aissami to the US narcotics “kingpin” sanctions list “for playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking”. Mr El Aissami, who was appointed last month by President Nicolas Maduro, dismissed the allegations as an… Read More »

Taliban Claims Twin Bombings in Kabul That Killed at Least 38

‎A suicide attack followed by a car bombing rattled Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, killing at least 38 people and wounding more than 70 others near the Afghan Parliament, officials said. It was the first major attack in Kabul this year. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi tweeted that one of the targets was a bus carrying civilians. In addition,… Read More »

Cairo cathedral bombing: IS claims responsibility for attack

So-called Islamic State say it was behind a bomb attack on a church in Cairo on Sunday in which at least 25 people were killed. One of its fighters carried out the suicide attack on the Coptic Christian cathedral, the group said in a statement. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi had earlier named the attacker as Shafik Mahmoud… Read More »

SWIFT rejects Bangladeshi claims in cyber heist, police stand firm

SWIFT has rejected allegations by officials in Bangladesh that technicians with the global messaging system made the nation’s central bank more vulnerable to hacking before an $81 million cyber heist in February. The comments were in response to a Reuters story that cited Bangladeshi police and a central bank official as saying that SWIFT technicians introduced security holes… Read More »

Another rumor claims HTC working on next-gen Nexus devices

Back in January this year, there were rumors that like 2015, there will be two Nexus phones in 2016 as well, and both will be manufactured by HTC. Now, another rumor has cropped up that not only adds weight to the previous one, but also reveals some new information. The latest rumor comes from the usually reliable leakster… Read More »

Unreal developer blasts Microsoft, claims company wants to monopolize game development

The Windows Store and therestrictions it places on games and game settings have been rising over the past week, ever since the release of Ashes of the Singularity and Gears of War Ultimate Edition. We’ve reached out to Microsoft in an attempt to clarify some of these issues, specifically those related to V-Sync, WDDM 2.0, and the current limits… Read More »