Computer 

Chinese computer research body to cut ties with division of U.S.-based IEEE

SHANGHAI: Beijing-based technology research group The China Computer Federation (CCF) is suspending communications with a U.S. based engineers’ association in the latest example of fallout from the U.S. embargo on phone maker Huawei Technologies. The CCF said on Thursday it would suspend dealings with the publications division of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a day after the latter confirmed it will bar Huawei staff from participating in certain aspects of the peer review process for its research papers. The conflict between the two organizations highlights how trade restrictions imposed on Huawei…

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Mobile 

Mobile cyber threats on the rise, but awareness still low: Experts

Smartphones are gaining currency in the Indian market, but their owners still show apathy towards protecting themselves from cyber threats, say cyber-security experts. Lack of awareness of device vulnerability is seen as one main reason why information and data security of smartphones is not a priority, they said. According to data (mostly India-specific) from cyber security firm Quick Heal, over 3,000 Android malware are reported per day. And yet, this doesn’t show a complete picture as many attacks go unreported. Data from cyber security firm Symantec states that after the…

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Apple 

Forget iPhone 11, Apple’s Next Radical iPhones Revealed

Worried about Apple’s objectively ugly new iPhone 11 and iPhone XR2? You now have a very good reason to skip them. Left to right: iPhone XR2, iPhone 11 Max, iPhone 11 – renders based on extensive leaks EVERYTHINGAPPLEPRO Having attained a leaked report from financial giant Barclays, the ever-excellent MacRumors reveals Apple will bring back Touch ID for its 2020 iPhone. And, in typical Apple-style, it will late to the in-display reader trend seen this year but deliver a technological leap beyond anything we have experienced so far. Barclays states that the big differentiator is…

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Apple 

Apple iOS 12.3.1 Release: Should You Upgrade?

Apple iOS 13 has iPhone owners worried, but iOS 12 is on a roll. Both iOS 12.2 and iOS 12.3 have been rock solid updates after a string of high profile blunders. Now the sudden release of iOS 12.3.1 is here, so should you upgrade or has Apple returned to its bad habits? Here’s everything you need to know…  Apple iOS 12 APPLE Who Is It For? iOS 12.3.1 has been released for all iOS 12 compatible devices. This means iPhone 5S or later, iPad mini 2 or later and 6th generation iPod touch or later. Upgrades…

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12 HOTTEST BABY SAFETY GADGETS

Newborn babies are very delicate, while toddlers are rambunctious and injury prone. That’s why it’s important for mothers and fathers to be aware of the latest and greatest baby safety gadgets that can help keep their children safe. Here are some we found. #1 – Corner Guards for Sharp Edges WHAM! “SCREAM!” Repeat. You know you need these clever devices to keep the head banging down to a minimum. This set from Amazon is cushy but doesn’t obnoxiously stand out. Place them any sharp-cornered tables, chairs, cabinets, or any other edge that…

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Gadgets 

CASHIFY’S UPCOMING E-COMMERCE PLATFORM WILL SELL REFURBISHED GADGETS AND ACCESSORIES IN INDIA

Cashify has announced its new e-commerce platform that it will soon launch in India. The new online portal will offer refurbished gadgets where smartphones will be the key focus segment but the company will later introduce other categories like refurbished tablets, laptops and gaming consoles. Cashify has completed 6 years in the Re-commerce industry and the brand is all set to take another leap, with the launch of its E-commerce platform to sell refurbished gadgets in India. The company has announced the upcoming launch of its accessory brand and will…

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Mobile 

Weekly Tech Recap: OnePlus 7 Pro Launch, PUBG Mobile Season 7, Realme X and More

Hotstar Breaks Viewership Records During IPL 2019, Armed With New Streaming Tech Hotstar, the video streaming platform owned by Disney, has set a new global record for viewership during the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament. Hotstar says it had 18.6 million concurrent viewers streaming the final between Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians.       OnePlus 7 Pro Launched Alongside OnePlus 7: Price, Features, Specification and More   The next iteration of the ‘flagship killer’ is official, and this time we have two models,…

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Apple 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, Embarrassing 5G Mistakes, Frustrating MacBook ZombieLoad Fix

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new iPhone features in the boring design, some colorful options, 5G modem issues, the impact of ZombieLoad on macOS, iOS 12.3 details, App Store legal woes continue, and a look at the Apple Card. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes).…

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Uncategorized 

First Apple computer made in 1976 to be auctioned online

In 1976, Apple Inc made and sold the first ever Apple computer. Fewer than half of the 200 Apple-1 computers, ever made, have survived and one of them could be yours as it goes for an online sale starting Thursday. A rare Apple-1 computer, the first personal computer ever made, will be sold by global auction house Christie’s during an online sale “On the Shoulders of Giants: Making the Modern World”. It is estimated to be sold between $4,00,000-$650,000 (Rs 2.81 to Rs 4.56 crore). Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and…

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Mobile 

Japan takes India to WTO over mobile phone import duties

Japan has complained at the World Trade Organisation about India’s duties on mobile phones, base stations and routers, and the circuit boards and other components that go into them, a WTO filing showed on Tuesday. Japan’s complaint, the first step in a legal dispute, said India had sought to foster domestic production by adjusting various taxes including customs duties, especially since it launched the “Make in India” campaign in September 2014. Some of the tariffs on goods of substantial interest to Japan were now “clearly in excess” of the rates…

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