Month: March 2019

After being charged with multiple computer misuse offences, a 24-year-old security researcher pleaded guilty in a court here for hacking into Microsoft and Nintendo servers and stealing confidential information. Using an internal user name and password, Zammis Clark gained access to a Microsoft server in 2017 and he trespassed Nintendo’s servers through Virtual Private Networks
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German carmaker Daimler has complained to EU antitrust regulators about Nokia patents essential to car communications, a move underlining the tensions between tech companies and the car industry on the use of key technologies. Tech companies and mobile telecoms providers are playing an increasingly important role in the auto industry, with their technologies used in
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Facebook said Friday it is further tightening requirements for European Union political advertising, in its latest efforts to prevent foreign interference and increase transparency ahead of the bloc’s parliamentary elections. However, some EU politicians criticised the social media giant, saying the measures will make pan-European online campaigning harder. Under the new rules, people, parties and
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Xiaomi’s refreshed Mi Notebook lineup and the upcoming WhatsApp features like dark mode, fingerprint authentication on Android, consecutive voice messages, and updated picture-in-picture mode were some of the tech news that grabbed the headlines this week. Additionally, Samsung unveiled its Galaxy A70 smartphone, Huawei took the wraps off P30 and P30 Pro phones, and Motorola
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Apple has nixed plans to build its much anticipated AirPower wireless charging pad, the company said Friday. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards, and we have canceled the project,” said Dan Riccio, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware engineering. “We apologise to those customers who were looking forward to
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“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. Looks like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard” of care it apparently reserves for its hardware quality. 9 days after launching its $199 wireless charging AirPods headphones touting compatibility with the forthcoming Apple AirPower inductive charger mat, Apple has just scrapped AirPower entirely. It’s an uncharacteristically
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It’s Qualcomm 1, Apple 1 in the latest instalment of the pair’s bitter patent bust-up — the litigious IP infringement claim saga that also combines a billion dollar royalties suit filed by Cupertino alleging that the mobile chipmaker’s licensing terms are unfair. The iPhone maker filed against Qualcomm on the latter front two years ago
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The Elder Scrolls: Blades is Bethesda’s attempt at bringing its highly popular open-world role-playing game series to mobile devices. It marks the company’s third attempt at bring Elder Scrolls to smaller screens outside of feature phones. The first was The Elder Scrolls Travels Oblivion for PSP which was cancelled despite showing a ton of promise. This was
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