Category: Tech News

September 27, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Chegg resets 40 million user passwords after data breach

Huge textbook rental company confessed about the data breach. Personal information of 40 million customers is exposed. Chegg, a technology giant specializing in textbook rental, has confirmed a data breach affecting some 40 million customers. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission , the company said it will reset all user passwords after […]

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September 20, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Sen. Harris tells federal agencies to get serious about facial recognition risks

Forewarned is forearmed! Facial recognition technology poses a huge risk to our privacy. Facial recognition technology presents myriad opportunities as well as risks, but it seems like the government tends to only consider the former when deploying it for law enforcement and clerical purposes. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has written the Federal Bureau of Investigation, […]

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September 5, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Huge leak shows off the new iPhone XS

We’ve got a chance to peek and see how it will look like and some of its new features. Get ready for a leaked look at the new iPhone XS. 9to5Mac has gotten its hands on an image of Apple’s next generation of iPhone hardware, and the future looks pretty swanky. The leaked image showcases […]

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August 30, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces

It’s unbelievable! Can you imagine a fully-functional supercar from…Lego bricks? In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built with Lego, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously. Built partly as a passion project amongst Lego’s creative team and partly as a […]

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August 29, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Twitter’s deletion of its Facebook app caused old cross-posts to temporarily disappear

Lot’s of users have complained that Facebook removed all Twitter cross-posts because of new Facebook rules. Facebook users are complaining the company has removed the cross-posted tweets they had published to their profiles as Facebook updates. The posts’ removal took place following the recent API change that prevented Twitter users from continuing to automatically publish […]

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August 28, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Amazon opens its second Amazon Go convenience store

One more super modern and the unusual store without any workers and cashboxes inside. Amazon this morning announced the opening of its second Amazon Go convenience store, which is again located in the retailer’s hometown of Seattle. The new store is 1,450 square feet in size – a bit smaller than the first store’s 1800 […]

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August 14, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Nvidia unveils Turing architecture and GPUs with dedicated ray-tracing hardware

Creators called it “world’s first ray-tracing GPU”. Nvidia has unveiled its new Turing architecture along with details of the first GPUs to use it. Turing includes dedicated “RT Core” hardware designed to drive ray tracing, a complex technique that can deliver extremely realistic lighting effects but has been prohibitively resource-intensive to render in real time. […]

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August 8, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

Aussie millennials prefer convenience to security, according to new study

Unfortunately, it’s not just about Australian young generation as it extends to the global level. Security isn’t the priority for millennials and this can lead to horrible consequences in future. While many Australians are quite concerned with their online security in the digital age, a new Curve of Convenience report from F5 Networks has revealed […]

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August 1, 2018 / by / Tech News / No Comments

AI can deliver ‘faster better cheaper’ cybersecurity

The new era of cybersecurity is coming. Artificial intelligence can completely change the situation even in this field. There are “significant challenges” in commercialising artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in cybersecurity, according to Simon Ractliffe, head of cybersecurity at Singtel Optus. “This capability holds the best opportunity for us, in terms of detection and response, but […]

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