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Trojan Android PDF converter app found on Google Play

With Android having a massive market share of more than 75-percent, Google has an enviable hold on the mobile industry. But, it also has its task cut out to make its ecosystem safe from cybercriminals. Over the years, the search ...

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Apple iOS 12.4.1 fixes bug that allowed iPhone jailbreak, and you must update

The iOS 12.4.1 update is now rolling out for iPhones, and this is a fairly important update in many ways. The update fixes and patches up the vulnerability that Apple had inadvertently reintroduced with the iOS 12.4 update which allowed ...

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Buggy Windows 10 update destroys Bluetooth on your laptop

Last month, Microsoft forcibly moved Windows 10 users to the half-baked 1903 update. The company continued pushing the update even after users started reporting major bugs including the Bluetooth issue. Microsoft later admitted that the Windows 10 machines with the ...

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Russia sends its first humanoid robot Fedor into space

Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station. Named Fedor, short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research, the robot is the first ...

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Google Go app is now available on Android devices worldwide

Google introduced the Google Go app on Android Oreo (Go edition) devices back in 2017. However, initially the app was available in select markets only. Now, nearly a year and a half later the tech giant is launching its lightweight ...

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Chandrayaan 2 enters lunar orbit, ‘biggest milestone’ achieved

India’s second mission to moon Chandrayaan 2 achieved the “biggest milestone” as it entered the lunar orbit on Tuesday, a tense operation only next to the 15 minutes of terror scientists will experience on September 7 when the lander-rover starts ...

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‘WhatsApp from Facebook’ tag added in latest beta: report

WhatsApp is adding an update to its latest beta that adds the “WhatsApp from Facebook” tag to the application. This comes less than a week after the Facebook-owned platform started rolling out a feature called “Fingerprint lock” for its Android ...

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Huawei building its own mapping tech, but can it beat Google Maps?

Amidst a messy trade war between China and the US, telecom manufacturer Huawei has found itself in a tricky spot. US’ trade restrictions have forceed the company to scramble to build its operating system and change its supply chain to ...

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Indian student gets 1 year jail term for using ‘USB Killer’ device to destroy university computers

A former Indian student has been sentenced to 12 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release. The man, identified as a 27-year-old Vishwanath Akuthota, was found guilty of intentionally damaging computer equipment. Akuthota studied at the College ...

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Google Assistant will let you send reminders to friends and family

Google is adding a new feature to its Assistant that will let you assign reminders to other people, so long as that person is part of an opt-in group of trusted fellow Assistant users. The feature is designed mostly for ...

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Warning issued for Apple’s 1.4 billion iPad and iPhone users

Apple is having a bad week. Just days after Face ID was hacked and the company’s “user-hostile” iPhone battery practices were exposed, an extraordinary story of Apple neglect has resulted in a warning every iPhone and iPad user needs to ...

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Apple offers bounty of $1 million to researchers to detect flaws in iPhones

Apple has announced a bounty of $1 million to anyone who can hack into any iPhone. The challenge is thrown by the company at cybersecurity experts who are capable of coming up with flaws in the software loaded in connected ...

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Galaxy Note 10: Samsung does away with 3.5mm headphone jack after jabs at jackless rivals

Samsung executives have long poked fun at rivals for ditching the headphone jack in smartphones. With the new Galaxy Note 10, the company will now be doing exactly the same thing. The Note 10, announced Wednesday, squeezes in more battery ...

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Facebook sues two app developers for click fraud

Facebook has filed a lawsuit today against two Android app developers for infecting their users with malware that faked clicks on ads. Both the Hong Kong-based JediMobi and the Singapore-based LionMobi were a part of the social media giant’s Audience ...

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