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Xbox and PlayStation games free for July 2017

All Free PlayStation PS Plus Games and Xbox Live with Gold Games for July...

July seems to be a toned-down month for free releases from Sony and Microsoft for their respective gaming consoles. Today, we're showcasing all the free games for PlayStation and Xbox coming to you in a...
Waymo vs Uber could become a criminal case

Alphabet Claiming Uber Cover-Up, Uber Says Unaware of Waymo Data Theft

In a new response to presiding District Judge William Alsup's questions, Uber claims that no one in the company was aware of any data theft from Waymo until the latter had filed the lawsuit....
Petya

Petya Ransomware’s True Purpose Revealed – Data Destruction, Not Money

Just yesterday, a type of ransomware first identified as Petya, then subsequently named NotPetya or GoldenEye, started infecting about 2,000 machines across Europe, targeting both European and American companies. Though disguised as ransomware, the...
iPhone 8 fingerprint sensor Touch ID

Are Embedded Fingerprint Sensors Really the Future of Smartphone Security?

Embedded fingerprint sensors, or under-display fingerprint sensors, are the new black for smartphone security. While Apple has reportedly cracked that engineering problem on the upcoming iPhone 8, other players like Qualcomm, in collaboration with Synaptics,...
Note 7 probe results to be revealed this month

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Emerges from the Ashes as “Fandom Edition” Avatar

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Samsung plans to resurrect the failed Galaxy Note 7 as the Note 7 FE, or Fandom Edition. Samsung intends to use the same shells as the original...
Google Chrome native ad blocking tool

Tech Majors Instigate U.S. Regulators Against Google While EC Issue Simmers

Just one day before the European Commission officially announced the whopping 2.4 billion euro ($2.72 billion) penalty on Google for unfair and anti-competitive practices with its comparative shopping platform, no less than 7 major...
Google Home and Amazon Echo sales estimates 2017

Google Assistant 6X Smarter than Amazon Alexa, Why It Matters to Consumers

A new study by 360i, which involved asking both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa a set of 3,000 questions, showed that Google's virtual assistant was six times smarter than Amazon's voice assistant. GA was...
Facebook 2 Billion Users

Facebook Will Face More Google-like Problems with its 2 Billion Users

Facebook recently announced that it had hit the significant milestone of 2 billion users on its main platform. Putting together its various userbases, including WhatsApp and Instagram, the social media giant now has almost...
GoldenEye vaccine - Petya / NotPetya

GoldenEye (Petya Offshoot) Ransomware has a “Vaccine”, Just Discovered

Less than two months ago, the WannaCry ransomware attacks wreaked havoc on cybersecurity systems on more than 300,000 machines in 150 countries. The attacks, however, soon fizzled out because of various flaws in the...
AI cybersecurity

Hackers Will Soon Have to Face AI Cybersecurity Systems that Detect Malware Activity

Artificial Intelligence is very quickly moving into the cybersecurity space, helping scientists at CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, in English, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) fight hack attacks with advanced machine...