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Seagate Wireless Hard Drive Flaw Lets Anyone Access Data; Patch Issued

Have a Seagate wireless hard drive? You’ve got all the reasons to worry about. Seagate wireless hard drives ship with undocumented Telnet services, making the disk accessible with a hard-coded password, reports CERT. One of the vulnerabilities, if exploited, allows an attacker with wireless access to the device with the capability to download unrestricted file. Another vulnerability found in the ... Read More »

Indian Government Should Encourage Small, Medium-Sized Businesses: Dell CEO

Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell on Monday pitched for creation of an enabling environment for small- and mid-sized companies to start business, saying 70-90 percent of new jobs are being created by these entities. “If you look at where the jobs come from, India has a large number of people; the question should be asked where are the jobs ... Read More »

Michael Dell Sees Consolidation Among PC Makers in Next Few Years

The top three global PC makers would be able to raise market share in the next few years through consolidation amid shrinking sales of personal computers, Dell Inc Chief Executive Michael Dell said on Monday. Lenovo Group Ltd tops global PC shipment ranking with a 20.3 percent market share, followed by Hewlett-Packard Co at 18.5 percent and Dell at 14.5 ... Read More »

Canon Unveils a 250-Megapixel CMOS Camera Sensor

Think 4K is not enough? Camera maker Canon announced on Monday that it has developed a 250-megapixel image sensor. Touting the abilities of the new sensor, the Japanese technology conglomerate noted that the new APS-H CMOS sensor could distinguish an airplane flying at a distance of approximately 18km from the shooting location. Despite being the densest sensor in its size ... Read More »

New Smartphone App May Alleviate Motion Sickness Symptoms

A smartphone app that applies a small electric current to the scalp through a headset may soon be used to alleviate sea sickness and other kinds of motion nausea, scientists say. The cause of motion sickness is still a mystery but a popular theory among scientists says it is to do with confusing messages received by our brains from both ... Read More »

‘Best Preserved Apple-1 Computer Yet’ to Go on Auction in September

One of the very first Apple computers hand-built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in a garage almost 40 years ago is set to fetch GBP 330,000 when it goes under the hammer in New York. The Apple-1 Computer motherboard was in the first batch of computers for Apple’s first client, the Byte Shop, originally costing just GBP 437. The ... Read More »

Yu YuPix Compact Printer for Android, iOS Launched at Rs, 6,999

Micromax’s Yu Televentures, after launching few smartphones and a fitness band under its ‘Yu’ brand, over the weekend launched a portable printer, the YuPix. The portable compact printer will be available to purchase from Amazon India starting Monday at Rs. 6,999. The YuPix pocket sized printer, as per the firm, can print an image under 60 seconds and has an ... Read More »