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Apple’s Hackable iPhones Are Finally Here

Last August, Apple announced that it would distribute special iPhones to elite security researchers. The idea was to offer a device that had fewer constraints, allowing researchers to home in on security vulnerabilities more easily, without first having to work around standard iOS defenses. Starting today, you can apply to get your hands on one. […]

Twitter Cracks Down on QAnon. Your Move, Facebook

In its early days, Twitter referred to itself as the “free speech wing of the free speech party.” The quote might not have been totally serious, but for years it rang true: its pseudonymous accounts and permissive rules gave the platform an anything-goes sensibility. A few years and high-profile harassment campaigns later, however, the company’s […]

Tesla turns a profit for the fourth quarter in a

Tesla turned a profit of $104 million in the second quarter of 2020 despite shutting down its electric vehicle factory in Fremont, California, for roughly seven weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Tesla has now been profitable for four straight quarters for the first time in company history — an elusive benchmark […]

Microsoft just had a stellar three months thanks to Azure,

Microsoft posted fiscal fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, beating Wall Street expectations on both sales and profit for the past three months amid the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. In fact, it appears many of Microsoft’s various divisions are benefiting from the effects of the pandemic, with the shift to remote work and shelter-in-place orders […]

Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 price slashed in India

Chinese tech brand Xiaomi has slashed the price of its recently launched wireless earbuds– Xiaomi Mi Wireless earphones 2– in India. These wireless earbuds were launched in May earlier this year at Rs 4,499, along with the Mi Box 4K. Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 new price The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 have got […]

Centre to HC: E-commerce websites need to display country of

New Delhi: E-commerce sites like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal have to ensure that the country of origin is displayed on imported products sold on their platforms, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The submission was made in an affidavit placed before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek […]

My Glitchy, Glorious Day at a Conference for Virtual Beings

Through the pixel fuzz of a sputtering Zoom connection, it’s hard to be sure if the eyes staring out from the laptop screen are human. Lars Buttler is a real person, but he is the CEO of AI Foundation, a company that makes fake ones: trainable, artificially intelligent agents that might one day take the […]

Asus ROG Phone 3 With Snapdragon 865+ SoC, 6,000mAh Battery

Asus ROG Phone 3 has been launched as the company’s latest gaming smartphone. The new model has almost the same dimensions of last year’s ROG Phone 2, yet it comes with various hardware-level upgrades. The Asus ROG Phone 3 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC and includes a GameCool 3 heat dissipating system with a […]

Asus ROG Phone 3 First Impressions

Asus is one of a small handful of companies designing high-end phones specifically for gaming. A lot of mainstream models are advertised as “gaming phones” because of their processors or screens, and yes, they do run games relatively well. However, the Asus ROG Phone series is actually designed for gaming first and everything else later, […]

Tesla hiring servicing staff in ‘unsupportive’ Singapore

SINGAPORE: Tesla Inc has advertised for servicing staff in Singapore, a country previously criticised by Chief Executive Elon Musk as unsupportive of electric vehicles. Listings for five jobs in Singapore on networking website LinkedIn are mainly in servicing and repair, such as a service technician and parts adviser. It was not clear where in Singapore […]