- Reads from WWW
Monday, 11 Aug 2014
Finnish security firm F-Secure has published a blog detailing how a brand new Xiaomi RedMi 1S smartphone silently uploaded a users' phone number, the network being used, the phone's IMEI number, as well as the phone's entire list of contacts to a Xiaomi server.
Silicon Motion has just announced its new SM2256 controller, which also happens to be the world's first complete merchant solution for TLC NAND.
Losing your phone can be a nightmare, but if it's an Android phone, you might be able to recover it with Android Device Manager.
Microsoft is giving free phones for employees at its Nokia unit in Beijing if they apply for the company's volunteer resignation package. Can you guess which phone model? Hit the link to find out more.
Friday, 8 Aug 2014
According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.
After repeatedly turning down a photographer's requests to stop distributing his most famous photograph, Wikimedia has decided to let it come down to a vote to determine if the monkey selfie stays or goes.
According to Winbeta, the next major version of Windows, currently codenamed Windows Threshold, will receive some fairly major overhauls, including the removal of the Charms menu and added virtual desktop functionality.
Sony's press invite for IFA 2014 has been leaked on the Internet, which hints that the company is planning to unveil several new products including smartphones and lens cameras.
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014
A Russian hacker group, dubbed "CyberVor" by security experts, had reportedly amassed a collection of some 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, yet the credibility of this report lies in question. Details within.
HGST has just demonstrated what it calls "the world's fastest SSD" at the Flash Memory Summit using a combination of an ultra low latency interface and faster memory.