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US Tech Firms Give Up Security Secrets For Access To Russian Market

  U.S. technology companies routinely share sensitive product security secrets with Russian agencies in order to gain access to the country’s lucrative tech market, a compromise that could enable Moscow’s aggressive hacking efforts against Western governments and companies. Russian officials demand tech companies hand over source codes for security products such as firewalls, anti-virus applications, and encrypted software before they are ... Read More »

WhatsApp Extends Support for BlackBerry, Nokia S40 Platforms: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp to continue working on BlackBerry and Nokia S40 platforms But Nokia Symbian S60 support will end this June Nokia Symbian S60 users will have option to get chat backups in email WhatsApp has become an essential messaging app amongst all kinds of mobile users irrespective of the operating system their devices run on. In February last year, Facebook-owned ... Read More »

Nativ Vita Music Player Is a $1,599 Tablet for Audiophiles

HIGHLIGHTS The prices for Nativ Vita go as high as $3,099 Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora are supported It comes with a 11.6-inch full-HD display Nativ, a tech startup which was came into prominence via a crowd-funded campaign early last year, has launched its Vita music player with a large touchscreen display and starting price of whopping $1,599 ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.2 Update Reportedly Causing Severe Battery Drain for Some iPhone Users

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 10.3.2 update tackles with several important bug fixes However, it is said to cause severe battery drain for some users More than 10 to 20 percent battery seems to drain off in minutes Just last week, Apple released software updates for its entire portfolio, focusing mainly on bug fixes and improvements. The iOS 10.3.2 for iPhone and iPad ... Read More »

Chipotle data breach highlights need for new chip security technology

DENVER — Swiping could be the thing of the past. Just ask any cyber security expert, like Chris Rothe with Red Canary, a cyber security company based in Downtown Denver. “The stripe is old technology. It’s a magnetic strip that encodes basically just your credit card number pretty much in plain text.” Chipotle is the latest company making headlines after ... Read More »

Getting Ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse

We are just a few weeks away from the greatest astronomical show ever. The total solar eclipse that is going to occur on 21 August 2017 would be darkening the skies all across the vast continental US. Have you planned for it? If you still do not have any concrete plans in your hand, it is a good idea to ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: Fondoodler – the perfect device for our times

Kitchen gadget review / cheese gun / Rhik Samadder Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? The Fondoodler ($30, fondoodler.com) is a hollow cartridge and ratcheted plunger mounted in a nozzled pistol, with heated tip. Discharges cheese. Why? Want to eat food that looks like radioactive worm casts and will eventually kill you? You, my friend, are in luck. Well? ... Read More »

DIY Drone Building: Factors for Finding the Right Kit for You

Whether you like drones for the cool videos they let you shoot or just like flying them around, DIY can be a great way to begin. Certainly, fully assembled, ready-to-fly models tend to be easier to use than models that need some assembly. It can make a lot of sense to go the DIY route, however, even if it does ... Read More »

Getting to Know Your Android: Tips and Tricks for Confused New Users

Are you in the iPhone or Android camp? Those who choose Android devices are proud but require insight regarding how to sync the device with existing Google accounts, take shortcuts, etc. Here are a few tips and tricks for new and at times confused users. Sync Your Google Account Google is much more than the world’s most popular search engine. ... Read More »

‘Thank God for Apple’ and other tech stocks — they’re propping up the market

Many S&P industries are performing poorly, but outsized gains in tech stocks are making the market look better than the underlying trends reveal, TradingAnalysis.com founder Todd Gordon told CNBC on Tuesday. The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq composite on Monday closed at record highs, while the Dow Jones industrial average broke a four-session losing streak and rose to within ... Read More »