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Huawei is in trouble in the US

During a Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, 6 top Intelligence Agencies Warned American citizens to avoid using mobiles phones and gadgets of Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE, according to the report from CNBC. Intelligence agencies included; FBI, The CIA, The NSA, the director of National Intelligence...

Skype bug could give hackers full control of PC, but Microsoft will not fix it right away

Microsoft has had a bad time last month after the potential threat linked to Spectre and Meltdown, affecting almost all major chip makers including Intel, AMD, and ARM was uncovered. Microsoft issued an update to resolve it but that also went wrong, wrecking some AMD-powered PCs. And now,...

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from CNBC, the intelligence chiefs made the recommendation during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday....

Google’s Chrome ad blocking arrives today and this is how it works

Google is enabling its built-in ad blocker for Chrome tomorrow (February 15th). Chrome’s ad filtering is designed to weed out some of the web’s most annoying ads, and push website owners to stop using them. Google is not planning to wipe out all ads...

Millions of Android devices affected by crypto-mining malware, report

Android the widely used operating system for smart devices, developed by the tech giant Google is not as secure as you think. Though the earlier reports have already deemed it unsecure as compared to Windows and iOS, yet the new study by Malwarebytes has revealed...

Google is bringing Instant one-tap replies to messaging apps

Google is working on a new project “Instant Replies” suggestions for all of your favorite regular Android messaging apps similar to what you see in Google’s Alo and Gmail. The request for testing of the new project came from Area 120, a division of Google...

Google unveils Snapchat-style format for its AMP stories

Snapchat has got another copier in the industry. Google has launched its AMP “Visually Rich’ stories today which are similar to Snapchat’s stories format. Google is introducing a feature for publishers through which they can share pictures, videos in its search engine. It’s a “moble-focussed format...

Crypto traders to file lawsuit against Coincheck over freezing of withdrawals

Crypto traders of Coincheck are suing the exchange to get their money back after freezing of wallets. The biggest hack of the crypto world in 2018 happened last month when the popular Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Coincheck claimed to lost at least $400 million worth of crypto...

Galaxy S9 to copy iPhone X’s Animoji feature, report

Samsung’s flagship from S-series lineup Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are about to be unveiled in a couple of weeks and the rumors of the upcoming phones are like an evergrowing hunger which seems to be never fulfilled. Samsung was earlier accused to be stealing the top-notch design of the iPhone...

Facebook’s default privacy settings are “illegal”, court rules

A German court has ruled Facebook’s 8 clauses in terms of services to be illegal and breach of consumer law. The Federation of German Consumer Organization (VZBV) sued Facebook for illegally collecting personal data without individual’s consent. A total of five default settings of Facebook...