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Catering to the growing demand for high-speed data access, Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon X24 as its newest LTE modem for mobile devices. The new modem is specifically designed to deliver peak download speeds of a whopping 2Gbps, which is twice the speed you can presently get from a fibre broadband service. It is also…

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MIT researchers are developing new chips to overcome modern technology problems. The researchers revealed a new chip designed to perform public-key encryption for the Internet of Things as well as a chip designed to reduce the power consumption of neural networks. Public-key encryption or cryptography enables computers to share information securely without needing a secret…

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Gmail is about to get dynamic. Alphabet’s Google on Tuesday plans to demonstrate a software programming system that would enable emails to feature continuously updating information and greater interactivity. Users could see automatically updated flight information in a booking confirmation email. They could fill out surveys without leaving a message or review close-up shots of…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top US communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellites in…

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Qualcomm and Broadcom plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter’s $121 billion (roughly Rs. 7.77 lakh crores) acquisition offer, the first time the semiconductor companies will discuss the potential deal, people familiar with the matter said. The meeting comes after Broadcom raised its cash-and-stock offer last week from $70 (roughly Rs. 4,500)…

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Nvidia’s upbeat current-quarter revenue forecast on Thursday underscored surging demand for its graphics chips used in data centres, gaming devices and cryptocurrency mining, sending its shares up as much as 12 percent in extended trading. The company, which also reported better-than-expected quarterly results, is reaping the benefits from the launch of its Volta chip architecture…

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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber-attack during Friday’s opening ceremony, but they refused to reveal the source. The Games’ systems, including the Internet and television services, were affected by the hack two days ago but organisers said it had not compromised any critical part of…

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Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure,” according to a blog post published today by Chrome security product manager Emily Schechter. Chrome currently displays a neutral information icon, but starting with version 68, the browser will warn users with an extra notification in the address bar. Chrome currently marks…

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Apple addresses iOS source code leak

Categories: IOS , Technologies , Web |  Posted on: February 9, 2018

Earlier this week, iOS source code showed up on GitHub, raising concerns that hackers could find a way to comb the material for vulnerabilities. Apple has confirmed with TechCrunch that the code appears to be real, but adds that it’s tied to old software. The material is gone now, courtesy of a DMCA notice Apple…

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Today, screenshots depicting a new “downvote” button on Facebook began circulating on Twitter, leading some to speculate that the social network is actively testing a ranking mechanism similar to Reddit’s community-controlled comment system. The company has officially confirmed the test to The Verge, but a Facebook spokesperson says it’s only intended to be a method…

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