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How Apple and Android took over the smartphone market

Microsoft recently confirmed that its Windows Phone operating system is over and done. That means when it’s time to buy a new smartphone, there are basically only two operating systems a consumer can choose from: iOS or Android. The two have a sort of duopoly on the smartphone market. Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, and a little over ... Read More »

Duchess wins damages over topless photos

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been awarded 100,000 euros (£92K) in damages after a French magazine printed topless pictures of the Duchess. The French court ruled the images, taken as the royal couple holidayed in Provence five years ago, were an invasion of their privacy. The judge awarded the royal couple 50,000 euros each in damages. She also ... Read More »

SpyDealer Android Malware Can Steal Data From Over 40 Apps; Affects Millions of Devices: Researchers

Following last week’s report on the CopyCat Android malware that affected 14 million devices in 2016, a fresh report this week has discovered a new Android malware, called SpyDealer, that can steal data from over 40 popular apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, Telegram and more, potentially exposing personal data of millions of Android users. The SpyDealer malware is reportedly effective only on devices that ... Read More »

CopyCat Malware Affected Over 14 Million Android Devices: Check Point

HIGHLIGHTS CopyCat malware campaign stole ad revenues by installing fraud apps It first infected the Android devices and then tried to root them Google had quelled the CopyCat campaign and lowered the threat The cyber threats have increasingly grown with time on multitude of platforms such as Android, Linux, and Windows to name a few. Researchers have now found that ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: animal mugs – it’s not right to pour boiling water over a cat’s head

As I sip, the cat’s ears rise to meet me. It should be cute, but isn’t. And who can drink that much tea? Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? Cat and dog mugs (£12, utilitydesign.co.uk). Porcelain bowl with handle and integrated interior statuette. Why? Miaow do you like your tea? One sugar, one hellish surprise? Well? OK, so these ... Read More »

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result (File Photo) PATNA: Hundreds of Class 12 students in Bihar who have failed in their exams continued their protests here for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding re-checking of their answer sheets, police said. More than 8 lakh of over 12 lakh students who appeared for the Class 12 exams, conducted ... Read More »

General election 2017 Corbyn attacks Tories over super-sized classes

Labour says children are being crammed “like sardines” into “super-sized” school classes, as it focuses its general election campaign on education. The party said 40,000 primary age children were taught in classes of 36 or more in England in 2016, blaming “broken promises” by the government. But the Tories said Labour’s attacks were “a massive own goal”. They said the ... Read More »

City to collect $2.5 million settlement over failed computer aided dispatch system

File photo INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The City of Indianapolis will collect $2.5 million from a contractor that failed to provide a workable Computer Aided Dispatch system for public safety that wildly out promised the capabilities of an untried technology. The agreement with Colossus Incorporated, which took over InterAct Public Safety Systems and N. Harris Computer Corporation, admits no liability for ... Read More »

People More Likely To Choose a Smartwatch Over Glasses

Sure, it seems these days that Google Glass grabs the headlines. But it turns out more people say they would be likely to choose smartwatches over glasses, when it comes to wearable tech. Perhaps more surprisingly, most said they were unlikely to choose either. Of 417 consumers surveyed, 411 respondents answered questions about wearable technology recently posed by the tech ... Read More »

Move Over Keurig, Spinn Has A New Coffee Solution for The Office

A perfect cup of coffee can lift moods, improve concentration at work and evoke interesting conversations. But coffee doesn’t always taste perfect, especially when it’s out of a vending machine at work. A company is now attempting to change that. The Spinn coffee machines are revolutionizing the way a cup of coffee is made. Designed as self-contained machines, these coffee ... Read More »