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Big Leak Gives Us the Best Look at the Galaxy S20 Yet

Among all the commotion that happened at CES, Samsung announced that the next Galaxy Unpacked Event will take place on February 11th in San Francisco. And now just a few days later, some big leaks have given us a more detailed look at Samsung’s next major phone. Read more… To discover more visit: gizmodo.com

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite launching in India on January 21

After teasing the phone and ‘Notifiy me’ page on its website, Samsung has confirmed that it will launch the Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphone in India on January 21st. To remind you the phones pack a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display, in-display fingerprint scanner, 32-megapixel front camera inside the tiny punch-hole and a 4500mAh […]

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New European Union law may force USB-C connectors for all smartphones

The European Union (EU) is considering a rather interesting rule to enforce a mandatory, universal charging connector for future smartphones. If passed, this will likely pave the way for USB-C to become the default connector port for every smartphone sold everywhere, including Apple’s iPhone. With the advent of USB-C in everything, it will also finally […]

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Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler partner to develop EVs and an ‘internet of vehicles’ business

Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese electronics giant best known for its iPhone manufacturing contract, is forming a joint venture with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to build electric vehicles in China. The joint venture was disclosed in a regulatory filing. Nikkei was first to report the joint venture. According to the filing, each party will own 50% […]

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What is Black Hat Hackers?

Introduction to Black Hat Hackers The unauthorized intrusion into a computer or network is known as hacking. The people performing the activity of hacking are called hackers. Hackers can be anyone who works alone or as an employee employed by the organization with an intent to cause disruption unnecessarily. An individual who tries to hack […]

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The FBI Broke Into an iPhone Just a Few Months Ago, Why Does It Need Apple Now?

Federal officials have called on Apple to unlock a phone belonging to a shooter who killed three people last month at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, but the company has refused to do so, saying there’s “no such thing as a backdoor just for the good guys.” But the FBI has managed to unlock iPhones […]

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Google Advanced Protection Program now lets you signup just using phone without backup key, adds support for iOS security keys

Last year, Google built-in advanced security keys into Android phones as a part of its Advanced Protection Program. The program consisted of Google’s strongest security protections against the constantly evolving phishing attacks. Now, Google has announced that they are supporting iPhone users with these advanced security keys. The Advanced Protection Program was a program designed […]

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The next iPhone will have an advanced camera that can scan 3-D objects, Barclays says

Barclays semiconductor analysts on Thursday said Apple’s 2020 iPhones will have a refreshed version of Face ID and new time of flight camera sensors. The sensors could be used to improve portrait pictures and augmented reality apps. To discover more visit: cnbc.com

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HUAWEI sold over 240 million smartphones including 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019

Being on the US entity list has apparently not affected the Chinese smartphone giant HUAWEI in selling Android Smartphones worldwide. HUAWEI has sold over 240 million smartphone devices in 2020 alone with the Mate and P series seeing a growth of over 50% Y0Y. In the 5G market too, HUAWEI reported impressive numbers of 6.9 […]

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NextNav raises $120M to deploy its indoor positioning tech to find people in skyscrapers

NextNav LLC has raised $120 million in equity and debt to commercially deploy an indoor positioning system that can pinpoint a device’s location — including which floor it’s on — without GPS . The company has developed what it calls a Metropolitan Beacon System, which can find the location of devices like smartphones, drones, IoT […]

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The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption

In a tweet late Tuesday, President Trump criticized Apple for refusing “to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements.” Trump was specifically referring to a locked iPhone that belonged to a Saudi airman who killed three U.S sailors in an attack on a Florida base in December. It’s only the latest […]

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Amazon to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses in India

India welcomed Jeff Bezos this week with an antitrust probe. On top of that, thousands of small merchants who typically aggressively compete with one another are gathering in the capital city of New Delhi to hold a protest against the alleged predatory practices of the e-commerce giant. But Amazon founder and chief executive’s love for […]

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Dating Apps Caught Sharing Your Details With ‘Dozens’ of Third Parties: Report

If you’re one of those people who’s a bit unnerved by your phone’s apps tracking your every move, I have some bad news—it turns out dating apps are just as guilty as the rest of them. But unlike other apps, they also know what makes you horny. Read more… To discover more visit: gizmodo.com

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Black Shark 3 with 120Hz Quad HD+ display surfaces

Last year Black Shark announced the Black Shark 2 and Black Shark 2 Pro, now a prototype of upcoming Black Shark smartphone has surfaced revealing its 120Hz display with option to switch between 60Hz, 90Hz and 120Hz Quad HD or 2K resolution with option to change to 1080p resolution. We still don’t have any other […]

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Have we hit peak smartphone?

Last Halloween, we broke down some “good news” from a Canalys report: the smartphone industry saw one-percent year-over-year growth — not exactly the sort of thing that sparks strong consumer confidence. In short, 2019 sucked for smartphones, as did the year before. After what was nearly an ascendant decade, sales petered off globally with few […]

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DOJ Steps Up Pressure on Apple to Unlock Saudi Terror Suspect’s iPhone

Apple is facing escalating demands from the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) to assist authorities investigating the deadly shooting at a naval airbase in Pensacola, Florida, last month, which is now being treated as an act of terrorism. Read more… To discover more visit: gizmodo.com

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HONOR Sport and Sport Pro Bluetooth earphones announced in India starting at Rs. 1999

HONOR, the sub-brand of HUAWEI has announced two new wireless Bluetooth earphones called the Sport and the Sport Pro at the launch event for HONOR 9X. The two earphones feature a neckband design with good battery life, fast charging support and IPX5 ratings. The HONOR Sport has a lightweight, IPX5 rated design (5gms on each […]

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Samsung acquires TeleWorld Solutions to help build 5G infrastructure

Samsung this morning announced that it has completed the acquisition of TeleWorld Solutions. The Virginia-based telecommunications company provides wireless networking and consulting services. It’s TWS’s 5G solutions that Samsung is clearly the most interested in as part of this deal. The electronics giant says it plans to leverage TWS’s services to help U.S.-based networks build […]

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OnePlus unveils Quad HD+ OLED 120Hz HDR display with MEMC for its upcoming flagship phones

OnePlus at its 2020 Screen Technology event introduced Quad HD+ OLED ‘Fluid Display’ with a refresh rate of 120Hz, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 10-bit HDR, as it had promised. At the event it said that it accounted for 77% of the domestic sales of 90Hz refresh rate phones online. OnePlus said that each screen is calibrated […]

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CES was a snoozefest

At a certain point during the last week, I found myself wandering the halls of CES, looking for the gadget that would fix all of my problems. Maybe it’s the modern condition, or just a sign of having been involved in this industry for far too long. Technology, of course, has a long and sometimes […]

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India orders investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart

India ordered a large-scale investigation into Flipkart and Amazon India on Monday after a retail trade group alleged that the e-commerce giants were indulging in anti-competitive practices to gain foothold in the country. Competition Commission of India (CCI), the local antitrust body, highlighted a wide gamut of issues including the arrangements between smartphone vendors and […]