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Huawei Founder Denies Allegations Of Company Spying For China

Huawei Founder Denies Allegations Of Company Spying For China

14 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

It has been alleged time and again that Huawei's products enable the Chinese government to spy on unsuspecting users. The United States has effectively banned Huawei's network...
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USB-C Authentication Program Launches to Offer Future Protection Against Malicious Hardware

USB-C Authentication Program Launches to Offer Future Protection Against Malicious Hardware

13 days ago   |   Mac Rumors

The USB Implementers Forum today announced the launch of a USB Type-C Authentication program, which is designed to create a cryptographic-based authentication definition for...
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Supermicro refutes report of malicious implants with audit

Supermicro refutes report of malicious implants with audit

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A letter posted by Supermicro executives today announcing that an audit had found no evidence of claims of espionage implants in the company's servers, part of a...
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Japan set to say no to Huawei tech

Japan set to say no to Huawei tech

1 month ago   |   Tech Radar

Japan is set to become the latest country to stop using Huawei technology in its national infrastructure. Reuters reports that the nation's government is changing its...
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Google removes a handful of rogue battery-draining apps from the Play Store

Google removes a handful of rogue battery-draining apps from the Play Store

1 month ago   |   Phone Arena

Google has been on a roll lately, pulling shady apps from the Play Store. In its latest bout of anti-malware bans, the company removed some 20 apps from its online storefront...
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Anti-Encryption Law Has Been Passed In Australia

Anti-Encryption Law Has Been Passed In Australia

1 month ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Encryption just like many tools in life, can be used for good and bad things. For example it is used to help protect hackers from intercepting your messages, credit card...
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Google Play ejects 22 backdoored apps with 2 million+ downloads

Google Play ejects 22 backdoored apps with 2 million+ downloads

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Almost two dozen apps with more than 2 million downloads have been removed from the Google Play market after researchers found they contained a device-draining backdoor that...
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What was the name of your first exploit? Win 10 security questions open backdoor

What was the name of your first exploit? Win 10 security questions open backdoor

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Security questions-the annoying shared secrets used as a secondary form of authentication-have been around forever and are used by just about everyone to deal with...
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New Zealand 'blocks' use of Huawei 5G kit

New Zealand 'blocks' use of Huawei 5G kit

1 month ago   |   Tech Radar

New Zealand has become the latest western nation to express concern about the use of Huawei's equipment in 5G networks, blocking operator Spark's request to deploy the Chinese...
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Widely used open-source software contained Bitcoin-stealing backdoor

Widely used open-source software contained Bitcoin-stealing backdoor

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

A hacker or hackers sneaked a backdoor into a widely used open-source code library with the aim of surreptitiously stealing funds stored in bitcoin wallets, software developers...
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Galaxy S8 and S8+ move one step closer to official Pie updates with beta...

Galaxy S8 and S8+ move one step closer to official Pie updates with beta registrations

Rumors of a possible Android Pie beta program expansion to the Galaxy S8, S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 after the completion of similar tests on Samsung's Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9... Read more ...

Is this what Apple's first foldable phone will look like?

Is this what Apple's first foldable phone will look like?

Samsung has a huge year ahead when it comes to new smartphone launches, as the company is expected to unveil the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy F on February 20th. The Galaxy S10 series... Read more ...

Iranian Revolution: Writing Her Revolt

Iranian Revolution: Writing Her Revolt

This week, Tablet looks back on 40 years of the Iranian Revolution . *** Read more ...

CES 2019: How Intel and Streamlabs are making game streaming easier

CES 2019: How Intel and Streamlabs are making game streaming easier

Trisha gets the scoop on Intel's latest efforts to make game streaming easier at CES 2019. As Intel's Arthur Chang explains, the company is trying to use both hardware... Read more ...

Apple Releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Qi Wireless...

Apple Releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Qi Wireless Charging Supported

Apple today released new Smart Battery Cases designed for its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. Available in black or white, each Smart Battery Case... Read more ...

Apple's first film collaboration with A24 is ‘On the Rocks,' reuniting Bill...

Apple's first film collaboration with A24 is ‘On the Rocks,' reuniting Bill Murray & Sofia Coppola

Back in November, it was reported that Apple was working with film studio A24 to produce original movies. Now, Variety reports that the first initiative to come of that... Read more ...

YouTube Testing Recommendation Bubbles Under Videos

YouTube Testing Recommendation Bubbles Under Videos

YouTube's recommendations aren't new and are a way for the company to get users to keep using its website and watch video after video, which in turn generates more ad revenue... Read more ...

Google To Remove Unapproved Apps That Use Call Log/SMS Permissions

Google To Remove Unapproved Apps That Use Call Log/SMS Permissions

Sometimes when Android apps ask for permission, it can be a little scary and daunting if you're not familiar with why they are asking for it. For example if a calculator app... Read more ...

Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent V2 Public Preview now available

Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent V2 Public Preview now available

We are excited to announce the availability of the public preview of Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent V2 for Windows 10 IoT. Customers across industries, whether in an... Read more ...

EA Reportedly Cancels Open World Star Wars Game

EA Reportedly Cancels Open World Star Wars Game

The open world game concept is one that is pretty popular these days, and we've seen it used to great effect on games like Grand Theft Auto V and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... Read more ...