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UK’s Dixons Carphone Says Has Been a Victim of Cybercrime

British mobile phone and electricals retailer Dixons Carphone said on Wednesday it had been the victim of cybercrime, having discovered unauthorised access to payment card data held by the company. The group said an ongoing investigation indicated there was an attempt to compromise 5.9 million cards in one of the processing systems of Currys PC World and Dixons… Read More »

Apple CEO Says Requested Zero Personal Data From Facebook

Apple neither requested any personal data from Facebook nor did it receive any, Apple CEO Tim Cooksaid while responding to a New York Times report that claimed that the social networking giant allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. “We’ve never been in the data business,” Cook told National Public Radio (NPR) on Monday… Read More »

2019 iPhone Will Get Triple-Lens Camera With 3D Sensing and Enhanced Zoom, Says Analyst

HIGHLIGHTS Analyst says one iPhone model will come with three camera lenses It will help enable 3D sensing in iPhone 2019 It will have a longer focal length for enhanced zoom Apple is expected to introduce a triple-lens camera setup in its next iPhone if a recent report is to be believed. While the iPhone X brought the trend of sporting… Read More »

Mi A1 No Longer on Sale in India, But Xiaomi Says It Will Return ‘Soon’

Xiaomi Mi A1 is currently not available in India. The unavailability exists across all official online channels, including Flipkart and Mi.com. However, Xiaomi has refuted some initial media reports that were claiming that the Mi A1 had been discontinued in the country and said that it would return for sale “soon”. The latest development notably emerges amidst rumours around the Mi 6X that is likely to… Read More »

Facebook Says Users Must Accept Targeted Ads Even Under New EU Law

HIGHLIGHTS GDPR is biggest shakeup in online privacy since birth of Internet Companies face fines if they use personal information without permission Opting out of targeted marketing would not be possible: Facebook Facebook said on Tuesday it would continue requiring people to accept targeted ads as a condition of using its service, a stance that may help keep its… Read More »

Telegram Block Begins in Russia, Says Regulator Roskomnadzor

Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service’s owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state security access to users’ secret messages. The watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said in a statement on its website that it had sent telecoms operators a notification about blocking access to Telegram inside… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Sport Ceramic Body, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage, Says CEO

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S launch on March 27 is just around the corner and Xiaomi fans are waiting with bated breath to witness the Chinese phone maker’s next big innovation in smartphone design. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun on Monday took to Chinese social website Weibo to officially confirm that the Mi MIX 2S will be launched with a curved ceramic body… Read More »

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 »