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A flaw in Cyberoam firewalls revealed corporate networks to hackers

Sophos announced it is making a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall devices. The Consequences  This vulnerability, according to a security researcher, can enable an attacker to obtain access to a company’s private network...

Nomad’s latest Base Station Pro gives a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised

Accessory inventor Nomad already gives a few of excellent wireless chargers that work great with Apple and other Qi-compatible devices. And right now, they are launching a new one that could be...

Slack investor Index Ventures supports Slack contender Quill

Slack had designed a new solution for workplace communication, which had been imitated by many, even Microsoft.  But the product, which is intended to help individuals and businesses collude, has been critiqued...

Spider eyes encourage a new type of depth-sensing camera

As robots and gadgets proceed to permeate our everyday lives, they frequently need to see in 3D. But as evidenced by the cut in your iPhone, depth-sensing cameras are still somewhat bulky.  However,...

Shadow announces new ideas for its cloud gaming program

Blade, the French startup backing Shadow, held a press conference to advertise some product news along with some corporate developments. What is Shadow? Shadow is a cloud computing assistance for gamers. For a...

Lawmakers ask U.S. intelligence chief to review if TikTok is a public safety threat

Two lawmakers have urged the government's most senior U.S. intelligence official to evaluate if video-sharing app TikTok could pose "public safety risks" to the United States. In a letter by Sens. Charles...

Stewart Butterfield states Microsoft views Slack as an existential threat

In a wide-ranging conversation with The Wall Street Journal’s global technology editor Jason Dean, Slack CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield had some powerful words about Microsoft. Announcing the software giant viewed his...

NordVPN verifies that it was hacked

NordVPN, a virtual individual network provider that guarantees to “preserve your privacy online,” has verified it was hacked. The statement comes following the rumours that the company had been breached.  It first appeared...

Nielsen states it can presently measure Amazon Prime Video

Nielsen declared it will now be equipped to measure the viewing going on Amazon Prime Video, by its Subscription Video on Demand Content Rating solution.  This product, originally started two years ago,...

AT&T TV Now streaming service receives yet another fare hike

AT&T’s streaming service is once again increasing prices.  AT&T’s TV Now, earlier known as DirecTV Now, is bouncing up its prices yet again by as much as 30%. Subscribers who were on the...

Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh

Amazon did not realize what it had on its hands with the initial Echo.  Launched five and a half years back for a picked number of Amazon Prime users, the first Alexa...

Millions downloaded loads of Android apps from Google Play that were affected with adware

Safety researchers have discovered dozens of Android apps in the Google Play store serving ads to innocent victims as part of a money-making plan. ESET researchers saw 42 apps carrying adware, which...

Facebook begins testing News, its new division for journalism

Facebook’s news division, which was earlier reported to be expected, is here. The company is rolling out Facebook News in a restricted test in the U.S. as a home screen tab and...

Mark Zuckerberg creates the case for Facebook News

While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looked cheerful and also joked when he took the stage in front of journalists and media executives, he admitted that there are reasons for the news...

Twitter comes back to the Mac

Twitter has come back to the Mac with the introduction of a new Catalyst-powered app for macOS Catalina, started on Thursday.  The company in June had been between the first to announce...

Google reportedly in talks to acquire Fitbit

Google's parent company Alphabet is in talks to purchase wearable company Fitbit, Reuters reports. Currently, there is no confirmation that the agreement will take place. According to sources close with the talks,...

Apple launches iOS 13.2 with Deep Fusion

Apple has issued iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for the iPhone and iPad.  This update highlights the general bug fixes and safety improvements.  But Apple is also combining a handful of innovations to...

Venmo begins a rewards program giving up to 5% back at Target, Sephora, Dunkin’...

Amid risen competition in the digital payments area, Venmo announced its first-ever rewards program, Venmo Rewards. This will enable users to earn automatic cashback on buying when they pay with their Venmo...

Alexa will now speak Spanish, including in multi-lingual mode

At an Amazon’s hardware event held last month in Seattle, the company declared plans to start multi-lingual modes for its Alexa devices. In the U.S., Canada, and India, the smart voice assistant...

The Need for Climate Tech

For many years now, human beings are solely responsible for bringing about climatic changes. These climatic changes are responsible for global warming. All these factors are adversely affecting our planet and...

Uber Freight expands the app to Canada

Uber Freight, is a Uber business system that assists truck drivers to connect with shipping companies. The Recent App Update  Lately, it is launching the app in Canada as a chain of its...

Sony to close down PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020

Sony’s live TV streaming assistance, PlayStation Vue, is closing down.  The service will no longer be accessible as of January 30, 2020, the company had announced.  Sony's Attempt To Save The Service The news...

Instagram Is Destroying Its Creepy Stalking Feature

Yes, you read that right! According to the latest tech news, Instagram is eliminating its Following tab, a feature that became famously known as a stalking tool. Keep reading to find...

Arm to Bring Custom Instructions to Its Embedded CPUs

According to the latest tech news, at its yearly TechCon event in San Jose, Arm launched its Custom Instructions. As the name suggests, it is a new feature of its Armv8-M...

Samsung builds up its B2B partner and developer efforts

Chances are you often think of Samsung as a consumer-focused electronics company, but it has a very sizable B2B business as well. The company helps more than 15,000 large businesses and hundreds...

Facebook’s plan for our post-web future

Let us connect some dots. Five years ago, Facebook obtained VR pioneers Oculus for $2 billion.  This week, it caught up neural-interface pioneers CTRL-Labs for about north of $500 million. It also stated...

8th Wall’s latest Cloud Editor serves customers to create mobile AR experiences quickly

The world of phone-based AR has included a lot of commitments, but the future that’s happened has so far been more iterative and less platform shift-y.  For startups mainly focused on mobile...

Coinbase is starting a Coinbase Pro mobile app

Cryptocurrency market company Coinbase is starting a mobile app for its exceptional users today.  For now, you can download the Coinbase Pro mobile app on iOS, and the Android version will be...

Catalyte originates a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling.’

Catalyte, the code training and placement service, based in Baltimore, has launched a new software service. The service is created to take its machine learning-based skills-evaluation and coaching program to organisations around...

Everything To Know About EdTech

Introduction How children learn today is not the same as their parents did. Today, kids are growing up in a world that is driven by technology. The way educators teach, adopt different...

Microsoft includes per-app time limits to its parental controls

Microsoft is matching Apple and Google’s lead with the launch of per-app and per-game time goals in its parental control software.  Aso of now, the company lets the parents limit screen time...

Mozilla starts a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot plan

Mozilla has recently announced that it is getting back the Firefox Test Pilot plan. This is going to let the users try out the new features before they are ready for mainstream...

DARPA intends to make networks 100 times faster with FastNIC

Having a slow connection is just too frustrating, but think how supercomputers feel.  All those hubs are doing all sorts of processing at lightning speed, but in the end, they serve on...

LG’s latest G8X ThinQ claims that two screens are better than a foldable one

With Samsung taking a second chance at launching the Galaxy Fold, LG has come with a different approach to discovering a phone's potential, dual screens.  The company is launching the LG G8X...

Closing down in few weeks Google Express will now become a part of Google...

Google’s disappointing online shopping service Google Express is closing in a few weeks. Its features will now be merged into a renewed version of Google Shopping. Google's Plans For Express The company had previously...

Impala creates a single API for the complete hotel industry

Let's meet Impala, a London-based startup that desires to make it simpler to associate with hotel data.  The startup is developing a layer on top of legacy hotel systems to normalise everything...

Apple Maps looks better than before, but still has a long way to progress

Earlier this year, Apple declared a list of modifications to its Maps app as part of the forthcoming iOS 13 updates.  Now that the latest operating system is eventually here, the tech...

Eight years after its launch, Twitch is receiving a new look

Twitch is getting a fresh look ahead of this year’s Twitchcon held in North America. This includes making an innovative logo, new purple colour, and a new font to the streaming site’s...

Spotify now allows you to add podcasts to playlists

Just this morning, Spotify announced a new feature that will let users add their podcasts to playlists.  Besides, users can create the custom playlists of their preferred podcasts or even those that...

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop Service Is Now Available

Microsoft stated that Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), the Azure-based system for virtualizing the Windows and Office user experience it is now commonly available.  Applying WVD, companies can give their employees access to...

Amazon makes it simpler for smart home devices to inform customers about low supply...

Besides all the Alexa-powered consumer devices Amazon introduced recently, the company also revealed a new set of tools. These new tools are exclusively for the makers of smart home device skills that...

Bringing adtech-related insights to its platform, App Annie obtains analytics firm Libring

App Annie is a go-to source for mobile app market data and analytics. It is growing its platform with the takeover of mobile analytics provider Libring.  Libring's Role in the Growth of App...

Messaging App Kik closes down as the company focuses on its cryptocurrency, Kin

CEO of Kik Interactive Ted Livingston announced that the company is closing down Kik Messenger to concentrate on its cryptocurrency Kin. It is the purpose of a lawsuit filed by the Securities...

Happy Birthday Google: The search engine celebrates its 21st birth anniversary

Google celebrated its 21st Birthday with a charming and exclusive doodle today.  Two Stanford PhD students established the search engine, Sergey Brin and Lawrence (Larry) Page, 21 years ago on September 1998. Larry...

Steam will shortly allow you to play local-only multiplayer games with far off friends

Co-op video games are amazing. Alas, it is not forever possible to get everyone in front of the same TV. Plus not all co-op games have online play, so playing over the internet...

Spotify’s app for artists gets renewed with real-time stats for listeners

Spotify is rolling out an updated version of its app for artists, on both iOS and Android.  The new app introduces a renewed design, as well as new analytics like real-time stats...

The mainframe industry is alive and well, as IBM launches its new z15

It is natural to consider mainframes as some technology dinosaur, but the truth is these machines are a vital element of many large computing strategy organizations. Recently, IBM  launched the latest in...

Hulu launches 4K content to Xbox One, with Amazon Fire TV and others coming...

Hulu this summer eventually brought back 4K content to its service, after abruptly dismissing it in 2018 while it centred on other priorities.  Initially, its 4K content was just available on Apple...

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 is a reliable smartwatch for Android users

Samsung offers good, underrated smartwatches.  However, it has only been hard to get much recognition in a category so utterly dominated by a single player.  Even then, the company has succeeded to hold...

How Close Are We To A Driverless Future

In only a few years, autonomous or self driving cars have gone from science fiction fantasy to reality. It may seem like the technology for self driving cars emerged overnight but...

Yelp Adds New Features To Improve Customer Experience

Yelp's General Manager, Devon Wright, announced the launch of Yelp Connect. This new feature is a way of letting users go ahead of customer reviews and view what the restaurants have...

Twitter begins its uncertain ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the U.S. and Japan

After conducting tests briefly in Canada, Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, pointed at civilizing talks on its platform, is starting today in the U.S. and Japan.  The addition is one of the...

Everything you need to know about iOS.13

Apple has yet another major iOS update. According to the latest tech news, you can download this update on compatible iPhones starting today. Want to learn more about this update and...

Amazon launches Amazon Care, virtual and in-person healthcare for employees

According to the latest tech news, Amazon has gone active with Amazon Care, a new pilot healthcare service that is available to its employees all around the Seattle area. The following...

Google to Make the Biggest Purchase of Renewable Energy in History

Considering the current crisis our planet is facing, it was about time someone took a step to combat climate change. And, it is none other than Google. According to the latest...

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Micro to Launch E-scooters

It is no secret that Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer in the world of automobiles. But, according to the latest tech news, this automobile giant has something new to offer- two-wheeled electric...

YouTube Music will be preadded on Android 10 and latest Android 9 devices

Here is a way to catch up in the competing streaming music market: preinstall your app on millions of Android handsets.  That is what Google will presently be doing with YouTube Music.  The...

Fairphone 3 Receives A Perfect 10 from iFixit for Repairability

Here is something the hermetically sealed iPhone cannot do; secure a perfect 10 for repairability. Social enterprise and Smartphone startup Fairphone's current repairable-by-design smartphone has done just that. They have achieved 10/10 in...

Procreate is creating a new graphics engine and the facility to import Photoshop brushes

Procreate is getting some extreme new brush customization tools for the go-to iPad illustration app much better for professional artists. Its developer, Savage Interactive, reported that the features would be part of...

Arlo’s latest Pro 3 security camera shoots in 2K HDR and can detect colour...

Arlo is announcing the newest generation of its home security camera system called the Pro 3.  These new cameras offer a jump to 2K resolution recording quality with HDR, higher from 1080p...

Confluent incorporates a free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service

When Confluent started a cloud service in 2017, it was attempting to reduce some of the complexity linked to running a Kafka streaming data application.  Now it launched a free tier to...

Spotify Obtains SoundBetter, A Music Production Marketplace

Spotify took another step in its attempt to build-out services.  It has obtained SoundBetter, which is a music creation marketplace for artists, producers, and musicians to unite on specific projects. It is also...

Google’s Personal Safety app identifies car accidents and calls 911 automatically

The Apple Watch’s fall discovery has already been credited with saving lives, and now Google is implementing that thinking to car safety.  According to XDA Developers, Google is working on a Personal...

Google brings back its Jacquard wearables tech to Levi’s Trucker Jacket

Earlier in 2015, Google’s ATAP unit demoed a new type of wearable tech at Google I/O. It applied useful fabrics and conductive yarns to let you communicate with your clothing and, by...

Tile to launch its lost item finding technology to Google Assistant

Tile declared that it is merging with Google to make it simpler for users to find their lost items using their Android devices. For the unknown, Tile is a small hardware accessory...

The Updated Version of Yahoo Mail Assists Users to Find Attachments & Deals

The latest tech news states that Yahoo Mail is receiving yet another mobile update, with the latest versions of the iOS and Android app launching today. Indeed, many of us haven't...

Google Play Pass begins with 350+ premium apps and games

After the well-received launch of Apple Arcade, Google is officially launching its take on subscription-based access to premium mobile games and apps too. Keep reading to learn more about this latest...

Facebook Launches New video tools

According to the latest tech news, Facebook announced new updates aimed at video creators and publishers. This was during a gathering at the International Broadcasting Convention which took place in Amsterdam....

The Vivaldi browser arrives on Android

Vivaldi has long advertised itself as a browser for exceptional users who want to customize their browser to their heart’s content. With that purpose, it accomplished to get a foothold in the...

Tonic Starts a Personalized News Reader that Values User Privacy

It is no news that personalized technology can lead to more exceptional experiences. This is because it enables apps to customize their content for every individual user. But it can also...

HP’s New EliteBook Appeals the Masses

According to the latest tech news, HP has rolled out yet another device, the Elite Dragonfly, which is more than just a business laptop. Keep reading to learn about its aesthetics,...

Monster.com Acknowledges Third-Party Exposed Their User Data

An unveiled web server which is collecting résumés of job seekers, including those on the database of recruitment site Monster, has been discovered online. What Information Was Leaked  The server held résumés and...

Paid Streaming Music Subscriptions in U.S. Top 60M

According to the latest IT news released by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), streaming music subscriptions continue to obtain the U.S. music industry’s growth and revenues. The organization said that...

The Upcoming SaaS Wave – APIs

While software reconstruction started gradually, over the past few years, it has exploded and become the fastest-growing segment till date has been the turn towards software as a service or SaaS. SaaS...

Pandora allows you to share music and podcasts on your Instagram Stories

Pandora has announced that a new alliance with Instagram will allow users to share their favourite music and podcasts on their Instagram  Story. Nearly over a year ago, Spotify too had launched...

Google’s latest feature will assist you in finding something to watch

Are you confused about what to watch? Google Search will now help you find your next midnight binge.  The company has announced a new feature that will make personalized suggestions of what...

Google Assistant Introduced Ambient Mode For Android Devices

At the IFA, Google has announced a new feature for Google Assistant: Ambient Mode.  On some forthcoming Android phones and tablets, this latest mode will transform the devices into a Google Nest...
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Facts About Cloning and Its Potential to Change the World

Introduction Certain issues in our society raise numerous emotional and ethical concerns as cloning and stem cells. Having said that, the inquisitive nature and curiosity of man coupled with intellect and an...

Facebook Says It Might Remove Like Counts

According to the latest IT news, Facebook could soon start hiding the Like counter on News Feed posts to preserve users’ from jealousy and prevent them from self-censorship.  Instagram has already started...

Android 10 Is Mostly Coming to Pixels on 3rd September

The release date for Google's Android 10 is approaching. As predicted by 9to5Google, two Canadian mobile carriers have leaked the dates stating the OS is coming to Pixel phones on September...

Video Face-Swapping App Zao Restricted By WeChat

This weekend Zao went viral in China for its vivid face-swapping videos. Somehow after the controversies about its user policy, WeChat restricted the access to the app on the messaging platform. The users...

TV manufacturers join to tackle the scourge of motion smoothing.

The UHD Alliance is a group of companies who work together to determine display standards. According to the latest tech news, this Alliance has announced a Filmmaker Mode. Keep reading to...

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey’s account is no longer secure

The latest tech news states that the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was hacked on Friday afternoon by a group called the Chuckle Squad. Keep reading to learn more...

Facebook Messenger Launches New Business Tools

Today Facebook formally rolled out a new suite of tools for its 40 million functional businesses on Messenger. These include appointment booking, lead generation, and various others which were announced earlier this year at...

The Future of Podcasts in 2020

Before we dive into a lengthy explanation of podcasts and their future, let’s take a look at the word “podcast’ itself. It was first mentioned in a 2004 Guardian newspaper article...

Plex aspires to become a one-stop destination in the streaming wars

The world is about to be oversaturated with various subscription streaming services, and Plex desires to be the platform that helps people to keep track of everything. According to the latest...

Duolingo To Offer Latin Courses In Beta Version

Duolingo is one of the most popular apps on the market for people who want to learn different languages.  The good news is that the service is giving people a way to...

Yelp Allows Users To Personalize Their Homepage

This morning Yelp announced that they will allow their users to customize their search results and homepage based on their personal choices. In other words, if you are a vegetarian or a...

Microsoft Gives An Extra Year Of Free Security Updates To Selected Customers

In the next four months, Windows 7 will reach end-of-life and will no longer receive security updates. That is going to be a big problem for some companies that still run the...

BBC Is Creating A Voice Assistant, Code-Named ‘Beeb’

The BBC, aka the British Broadcasting Corporation, aka the Beeb, aka Auntie, is rolling into the voice assistant game. The Guardian reported that the plan to launch Alexa’s rival, which has been...

Google & Dell Team Up To Take On Microsoft

Google is starting their new Chromebook Enterprise devices, where it hopes that it will draw more businesses away from Windows dominated laptops. Microsoft has ruled the computing enterprise for years, but as...

Amazon Is Allegedly Listing Many Unsafe Or Banned Products

According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is reportedly selling thousands of products that are banned, or declared unsafe by federal agencies. The investigation found that more than 4,152 products fitting in...

Skype to now have drafts, bookmarks and more

Skype is an app which is best known for being only a video calling app. This is mainly because its messaging feature set has been a bit underdeveloped. However, according to...

Verizon Merges With Boingo to Improve 5G

We do know that the 5G rollout will not happen overnight.  However, with multiple carriers attempting to launch the super-speed network, the chances of 5G being introduced are high.  Verizon’s 5G operations to...

Google Hire to Shut Down in 2020

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Google Hire, a system that tracks job applications. Hire was launched just two years ago. Google created Hire with an effort to make the...

Pinterest To Display Information From Health Organizations

Pinterest will now show information from public health organizations for keywords like ‘measles’ or ‘vaccine safety, as a part of its efforts against health misinformation.  This social media platform had earlier blocked all...

Google ditches desserts: the official name for Android 10 is Android Q

After keeping quiet for over a quarter, Google is now back with a bang. The next version of Android has been officially named Android 10 by Google, which is due to be released...

The Truth About Your Digital Identity

The legendary New York Times quoted, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” which was depicted in a cartoon. This cartoon took a jibe at the essence of privacy and...

PopBase: Platform For Influencers To Interact With Fans

Imagine offering fans an exclusive opportunity to interact with you in a personalized, one-on-one gaming experience.  With PopBase, an influencer can create a virtual avatar of themselves, and easily engage with fans...

Everything You Need to Know About 3D Printing

Whether you’re an aspiring hobbyist or seasoned professional, there’s currently a tremendous range of choice if you’re looking to purchase a new 3D printer. From simple, compact desktop units to large-scale...

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