Stories about Hi-Tech

Apr 18 2018

Over 3000 free Android apps violate kids' U.S. privacy law

The research was published on April 6, and will be presented at the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium in July. Last year, Disney was sued for violating COPPA s...

Apr 16 2018

New Zealand sweep Commonwealth sevens gold

South Africa's Blitzboks, the defending Commonwealth Games champions, suffered a shock deafeat at the hands of England on Sunday at the Gold Coast, Australia. In fron...

Apr 11 2018

Pokemon GO Kanto Week starts today, runs through April 16

Details have been unearthed by fans about new plans for the game that are set to go live later this week, as well as a new post from Niantic explaining what we've got in ...

Mar 29 2018

Nvidia halts self-driving tests in wake of Uber fatality

Return potential of almost 12% is suggested from where the stock is now trading. Nvidia also announced it has updated its deep learning stack with new versions of Nv...

Mar 25 2018

Ex-Catalan leader, Puigdemont, 12 others charged with rebellion

Other separatist figures are already in custody or have gone into exile overseas. Thousands of protesters descended on the streets of Catalonia late on Friday after ...

Mar 23 2018

Next Generation iPhone X To Be Much Cheaper?

Late previous year, Apple invested nearly $400 million into a company that produces these components. Engineers have since been making progress and the technology is ...

Mar 17 2018

Fortnite v3.3 released Blitz Mode coming next week - Patch Notes

It's very likely that the studio sent out tons of invites to prospective players, but there are presumably even more waiting for their chance to download and play the gam...

Mar 16 2018

Russian exile who was ally of Putin critic found dead in London

The cause of death has not yet been reported. "Today, the embassy officially requested the information the British authorities have concerning the Russian citizen [Niko...

Mar 10 2018

Xiaomi Berlin; entry-level smartphone with Snapdragon 632 SoC spotted

When it comes to specifications , the Redmi 5 is an impressive device and would fit well within your budget. Earlier, a Canalys report showed that in December quarter...

Feb 24 2018

Google Lens now rolling out to more devices

To top it off, Google pushes out security updates for these devices as soon as it does for its own Pixel smartphones. But Google isn't stopping there. Moreover, the...

Feb 20 2018

There's an iOS bug, and this is how it affects your iPhone

Manish Goregaokar, a security engineer for the Mozilla Foundation, wrote a blog post last week explaining why Mac and iOS apps were crashing because of this Unicode c...

Feb 16 2018

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon X24, World's First 2Gbps LTE Modem

This extra data throughput could enable new more demanding experiences like VR and AR, and transfer information at a much higher rate. Qualcomm's mobile modems still ...

Feb 10 2018

Windows 10 'Redstone 4' test build adds diagnostics-delete button

Keep in mind that Microsoft is yet to officially announce the dates for Build 2018, and although WalkingCat's leaks are nearly never inaccurate, you are probably better...

Feb 02 2018

Advocacy group urges Facebook to pull Messenger for Kids

Facebook says the app offers parents more control over who their children are talking to. Launched in December 2017, Messenger Kids is a new advertising-free Faceboo...

Feb 02 2018

Samsung looks to get into cryptocurrency mining game with specially designed chips

Mining is a process of solving mathematically complex problems that serve to verify the transactions of cryptocurrency coins. The company is now supplying several firms...

Feb 01 2018

Amazon Alexa Can Now Send SMS Messages Using Android Smartphones

To date, messaging with Alexa has meant sending screeds using Amazon's in-house system, which doesn't do you much good if your recipient doesn't have an Echo speaker ....

Jan 25 2018

Apple to start HomePod sales 09 February in US, UK, Australia

When it was first announced in June 2017 at WWDC , Apple executives touted the HomePod's sound quality and acoustic modelling capabilities in an attempt to targe...

Jan 18 2018

Edinburgh and Lothians 'braced for 4 days of snow'

Forecasters warn that roads and pavements will turn icy, and accidents and injuries are more likely in northern England, Wales, and the Midlands due to sleet, snow, and...

Jan 17 2018

Fibaro Adds Voice Control with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri

Just like the rest of the devices in the Echo family you use your voice to command and control the Echo Spot via Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. At $130, the Echo ...

Jan 16 2018

Google Arts & Culture App Can Match Your Selfie to Fine Art

Head to the app store . Boosting posts may not be included in the best practices textbook, but say you're a business owner and need to ... This educational app has bee...