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Hit Mobile Apps In iOS, Android May Not Be Protecting Your Data

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Smartphones have begun - and is currently - dominating the daily lives of its users, and almost everyone needs to have some sort of handy gadget in order to be able to do tasks on the go. This is especially in the case with applications that help users with much of what they have to accomplish everyday. Unfortunately, it...

Net Neutrality Victory? India May Have Approved Legislation That Bans Data Discrimination

People who think of advanced nations may think of India as something that's starting to rise in terms of science and technology, and it appears India has scored victory with net neutrality with its new legislation. In fact, India may now have a law that bans any form of data discrimination - but how will this affect the nation? India...

HTC Exodus: Is This $1,000 Blockchain Phone Worth The Security, Privacy?

Fans of HTC will most likely be familiar with its slate of handy gadgets, but not everyone may have heard of HTC's push towards applying blockchain tech to its smartphones. Interestingly, the HTC Exodus is proof of this push for innovation - but for a hefty price. The HTC Exodus is a $1,000 blockchain phone, which HTC says pushes...

Mozilla Touts Firefox App As Next-Gen iOS Password Manager With Lockbox App

People who think browsers such as Google Chrome and Safari have dominated the internet, think again as Mozilla appears to want to fight back with a slate of new features for its Firefox browsers. It appears the running joke that Firefox is just there to be used "to download Chrome" will be out the window, as Mozilla touts its...

Timehop: Breach From Hacker Steals Data Of 21M Users

Popular application Timehop is something a lot of people use in order to look back at posts in famous social media sites - but it appears even Timehop isn't safe from malicious attackers intent on harming its users. It appears a huge data breach allowed hackers to steal data from as much as 21-million users. If you've ever been...

The Automation Situation: Machines May Take Humans’ Jobs, May Train Humans For New Jobs

A lot of critics have expressed their growing concern over the rise of automation because of the potential of machines taking over humans' jobs. After all, machines are indeed cheaper, more efficient, and better in following instructions than actual workers. However, those afraid of such an "AI apocalypse" might have reason to have hope - as some say while...

Opera Web Browser Beta Has An Ethereum Wallet: What Is Ethereum?

Folks who like using the Opera web browser might be in for a treat as the Opera web browser beta appears to have an ethereum wallet. For those who have no idea what ethereum is, however, the addition of such an option might seem a bit weird and out of place. Just what exactly ethereum, and how is this...

Yatra Data Breach Leaves Access To Data Of 5M Customers

Today is not a good day for both Yatra and Yatra patrons, as a massive data breach just exposed data of more than a whopping five (5!) million (!) customers. Just what happened that caused this catastrophic data privacy breach, and what repercussions is Yatra facing? It would come a surprise for many when companies actually don't immediately tell...

Human-Centered AI: How Do You Build AIs Based On Human Rights, Democracy?

With automation and artificial intelligence (AI) taking the limelight in recent technological developments, is there still a way to unite the concept of building smart machines and morality? For proponents of human-centered AI, it might just be possible to ensure building intelligent machines comes with building democracy, human rights, and trust. How can this be possible? Artificial intelligence (AI) as...

Apple USB Security Update Has A Major Flaw – Will This Be Fixed?

The upcoming iOS 12 beta has revealed quite a major security update for modern iPhone users - access to the device will be locked while being plugged as a USB. In theory, this makes it impossible for hackers, and law enforcers alike, to have unauthorized access to an iPhone while it's plugged via the Thunderbolt. However, more eagle-eyed Apple...