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Replacement Screens With Malicious Chips Can Be Used to Control Your Phone

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers hacked into several phones by embedding a malicious chip The chip could be used to log keyboard input, install apps, and more These chips are cheap and can be mass produced There seems to be no end to the ways hackers can get inside your smartphone. It is increasingly getting easy for hackers to infiltrate smartphones through malicious ... Read More »

Amazon Said to Be Looking at New Food Technology for Home Delivery

Amazon.com is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion US grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year, officials ... Read More »

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle with Apple, filing a patent infringement lawsuit ... Read More »

US FTC Said to Be Probing Allegations of Amazon’s Deceptive Discounting

HIGHLIGHTS FTC is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers Amazon’s pricing discounts and offers on items is under scanner An analysis found that in 61 percent of products with reference prices As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods , the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close ... Read More »

iPhone 8 could be called iPhone Pro; launch in September

  Rod Hall, a renowned analyst from J.P. Morgan has something to say about the iPhone. Contrary to the recent reports, he thinks that the iPhone 8 will be launched on time. So going by his claims we will get to see the device in September. However, initially, it will be available only in limited quantities. Interestingly, he believes that ... Read More »

Google Quantum Computing Services Said to Be Available to Researchers

For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the company is thinking of ways to turn the project into a business. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has offered science labs and artificial intelligence researchers early access to its quantum machines over the internet in recent months. The goal is to ... Read More »

Symantec Said to Be Considering Sale of Its Web Certificates Business

Cyber-security firm Symantec is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,457 crores) and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet Inc’s Google, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Google said in March that it was investigating Symantec’s failure to properly validate its certificates, which confirm that websites can be trusted. Symantec ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Notification LED Light Removal Said to Be a Conscious Decision

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6 to miss out notification LED light The international variants of the Nokia 6 to miss the feature Nokia 6 to go on sale in India this month HMD Global’s first Nokia-branded smartphone was the Nokia 6 which was also popular as the comeback smartphone for the legendary Finnish brand. Now, a new detail about the global Nokia ... Read More »

Could Apple’s next big thing be a car?

Apple’s senior vice-president of software engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.(AFP file photo) Is an Apple Car about to hit the road? The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company’s plans for traction ... Read More »

NEET 2017 results likely to be declared by CBSE after 13 June

More than 11 lakh MBBS and BDS aspirants had appeared for the NEET 2017 exam. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the results of the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 after 13 June on its official website cbseneet.nic.in The CBSE was supposed to announce the NEET results 2017 on 8 ... Read More »