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Intel: Massive cyber-vulnerability not limited to our chips

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The bugs could affect processors manufactured as early as 1995, according to the researchers who discovered them, but Intel did not address that possibility. Google published a blog detailing what some customers may need to do . While that didn't happen, Intel had to recall some chips and took a charge of more than $400 million. Read More »

Google, Apple, Amazon battle to resolve major security flaw

Other networking vendors are also keeping a close eye on the exploits. Malicious programmes could exploit these flaws "to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programmes", the researchers said. Processors in smartphones and computers are effectively the brains of the device, and queue up possible actions the user may execute in order for it to run as quickly as possible. Read More »

Meltdown and Spectre chip exploits: What's the difference?

Both flaws exploit a specific processor performance feature called speculative execution, but do so in slightly different ways. The researchers at Google showed how a hacker could exploit the flaw to get passwords, encryption codes and more, even though there have been no reports of any attacks using the vulnerability. Read More »

Apple: All iPhones, iPads and Macs affected by chip flaws

BBC reports that Apple said it had already released some patches but there was no evidence of the vulnerability being exploited.it had already released "mitigations" against Meltdown in its latest iPhones and iPad operating system update - iOS 11.2 and the macOS 10.12.2 for its MacBooks and iMacs. Read More »

Finance (NYSE:ARI) Stock Price

The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. South Texas Money Mngmt Limited reported 0.02% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Among 28 analysts covering Target Corporation ( NYSE:TGT ), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Read More »

HMD Global zeigt neue Version seines Nokia 6

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So wird ein Snapdragon 630 Prozessor mit 4 GB RAM im neuen Nokia 6 verbaut und es wird zwei Versionen mit einmal 32 und einmal mit 64 GB internem Speicher geben. Auf einen physischen Home-Button wurde verzichtet und der Fingerabdrucksensor auf die Gehäuserückseite verlegt. Als Betriebssystem kommt überraschenderweise nicht das aktuelle Android 8.0 Oreo zum Einsatz, sondern dessen Vorgänger Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Read More »

Microsoft to acquire Avere Systems, a leading enterprise file-storage vendor

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Microsoft announced intentions to buy the Pittsburgh, Penn. -based vendor on January 3 for an undisclosed amount. Along the way, our team of file systems experts created a technology that not only optimized critical on-premises storage resources but also enabled enterprises to move mission-critical, high performance application workloads to the cloud. Read More »

Reliance Jio slashes tariffs, offers more data on existing plans

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To target the data guzzling subscribers, the new entrant has plans at Rs 198, Rs 398, Rs 448 and Rs 498 with 1.5 GB a day for 28 days, 70 days, 84 days and 91 days respectively. The plan also comes with 1GB 3G data. Reliance Jio has now made another alluring change in its tariffs by providing a Rs 50 cut from the monthly schemes that are used by the consumers to avail internet scheme. Read More »

Reliance Jio Happy New Year 2018 offer gives either Rs

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Jio's Rs 299 prepaid recharge plan comes bundled with free and unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. Therefore, in addition to price discounts on the 1GB/day plans, Reliance Jio has also introduced a series of new plans which offer high-speed data consumption of 1.5GB per day. Read More »

God of War PS4 Could Include Egyptian or Mayan Era

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It was possible that the game we're seeing in the near future could just have easily have been given an Egyptian setting, though as it turns out with Assassin's Creed Origins taking the same route, perhaps it's a good thing that the project went another way. Read More »

India's Aadhaar open for abuse: Edward Snowden

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Former CIA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden on Friday reportedly said that the Aadhaar database conceived and introduced by the Indian government can also be misused and abused. UIDAI said since it maintains full log and traceability of the facility, legal action including FIR against the persons involved in the case, is being initiated. Read More »

At Least 3 Billion Computer Chips Have the Spectre Security Hole

Apple Watch isn't vulnerable to the Meltdown attack, the company said . The company said it would release a patch to help guard Safari against Spectre and advised only downloading software from trustworthy sources. Other OS vendors are also addressing the problem: Google's Android phones and Chrome are already protected with the latest security updates, and Microsoft has started to release patches-though it said it could adversely affect some devices , including sparking the Blue ... Read More »

Nokia 6 2018 launch today in China

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The company is also using the same bold colour scheme around the camera module and the fingerprint scanner. Nokia 6 features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a pixel density of 403 ppi. But due to the lack of Oreo at launch, fans will miss out on Google's coveted Treble feature, which helps customers get software updates from phone makers much more quickly. Read More »

High value stocks of the day: Ford Motor Company (F)

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The stock increased 1.72% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $12.98. About 4.39 million shares traded. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of -8.27% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Ford Motor Co. Read More »

Belkin Unveils New 2018 Wireless Chargers, Power Banks, Fast-Charging Wall Chargers

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The news comes just a few days ahead of the start of CES next week. There are new wireless chargers , power banks and fast-charging wall chargers, coming in Spring and Summer of 2018. It, too, will be available next summer. As the name indicates, it's a 10,000mAh battery that supports the Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 standard, letting it juice up compatible devices to 80 percent in 35 minutes. Read More »

Google Has Sold a Google Home Every Second Since October 19

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As we all know, smart home companies can integrate into Google Assistant/Home in one of two ways. Regardless, Google didn't say exactly how many Google Home and Google Home Mini devices were sold, though we expect the latter to have sold better, given its relatively lower price tag. Read More »

NASA research shows CFC ban is helping ozone hole recover

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In the 1980s, researchers measured worryingly low concentrations of ozone above the poles, confirming the predictions of previous CFC studies. The change in ozone levels above Antarctica from the beginning to the end of southern winter - early July to mid-September - was computed daily from MLS measurements every year from 2005 to 2016. Read More »

HP Chromebook 11 G6, Chromebook 14 G5 announced ahead of CES 2018

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Both Chrome OS laptops are iterations on existing models. The Chromebooks are low-end computing devices those are meant for basic usages such as web browsing and document editing. When it comes to displays, the HP Chromebook 14 G5 and HP Chromebook 11 G6 begin at 1366x768 pixels resolution. The dual-core N3350 is slightly more power efficient, while N3450 brings quad-core performance with RAM configurable up to 8GB. Read More »

Spotify Hits 70 Million Paid Subscriber Mark

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The world's most popular streaming service Spotify has announced that it has added 10 million paying subscribers in the last six months and now has a total of 70 million paying subs. The company is also now preparing for an initial public offering (IPO). Spotify is targeting a direct listing at some point in Q1 2018. Spotify and its fellow streaming sites, which allow unlimited, on-demand listening, are credited with fueling the first substantive growth in the recorded music industry ... Read More »

Low Ocean Oxygen Levels Causing Large-Scale Death Of Marine Life

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Oxygen level measurements were collected by scientists participating in the Global Ocean Oxygen Network , the GO2NE group, a collective of researchers convened by the United Nation's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission in 2016. The ocean is also starting to lose oxygen rapidly. "Unfortunately, it will take severe and persistent mortality of fisheries for the seriousness of low oxygen to be realised". Read More »

Leaked Video! Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff secretly got married?

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Meanwhile, Baaghi 2 was initially supposed to release on April 27, 2018, but has now been preponed to March 30, 2018, instead. Loafer beauty Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff are now spending their quality time in Sri Lanka and breaking the Internet with their hot and sexy pictures from their holidays. Read More »

Hyundai and Aurora partner to develop Level 4 AVs by 2021

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Aurora now employs well over 70 people across two offices and Urmson said the company is hiring aggressively. VW vehicles are already on the road, said Anderson, who is chief product officer. For Hyundai, Aurora will co-develop a self-driving electric auto that runs on fuel cells, Woongjun Jang, director of Hyundai's Advanced Driver Assistance System Development Group, said in a phone interview. Read More »

Akshay Kumar's first look from his film Kesari is out

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Today, Akshay took to his social media account to share his first look and seek the blessings and love of everyone for the project. This is one of the high-budget film that is presently in progress on sets. Akshay could be seen sporting a proper sikh avatar of the older days with a life size turban and beard. Later, both the films were declared successful at the box office. Read More »

First Data (FDC) Bond Prices Rise 0.8%

Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its position in shares of First Data by 51.3% during the second quarter. Finally, First Manhattan Co. grew its stake in shares of First Data by 200.0% in the 3rd quarter. The price to earnings ratio for First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC ) is 21.777662. First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC ) has a Price to Book ratio of 7.359562. Read More »

Apple moves to fix major security flaw

The company said that since exploiting many of these issues requires a malicious app to be loaded onto the Mac or iOS device , people are being asked to only download software from trusted sources such as the App Store . Further mitigations will release in future versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. If the prediction was wrong, this speculative execution is rolled back in a way that is meant to be invisible to software. Read More »

'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Grayson Expected To Undergo Bombogenesis

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Bombogenesis is the process that creates the type of super-severe storm-a bomb cyclone-that the East Coast is now experiencing. Winter storm, blizzard, and wind chill warnings along with winter weather advisories were all in effect for states along the coast including New York, Connecticut and MA. Read More »