Domingo, Fevereiro 25, 2018

Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: One of these smart speakers is...

When one product is better in one aspect, but it’s competitor is stronger in another, the easy answer is to recommend both. You might...

How to securely erase your Android device in 4 steps

Securely wiping an Android device isn't difficult, but there are some critical steps you don't want to overlook. It's an inevitable moment in the smartphone-owning...

Bitcoin not a threat to financial stability, say European economists

Survey of 50 academics reveals majority are not worried about risks posed to mainstream markets. Bitcoin poses no threat to financial stability and is unlikely...

Apple reduces speed of iPhones as batteries wear out, report suggests

New data supports claims that iPhone 6S performance is poor until old battery is replaced, sparking fresh speculation that Apple intentionally slows down phones. A...

What is a hypervisor?

How separating software from hardware has given us virtualization and cloud computing. Hypervisors often get overlooked as a technology in favor of the flashier concept...

Facebook use of third-party apps ‘violates data protection principles’

German watchdog accuses site of merging data from WhatsApp and Instagram into users’ Facebook accounts without consent. Germany’s competition authority has accused Facebook of abusing...

‘Starwars’ appears on list of worst passwords of 2017

The world's love for Star Wars has turned into a security problem, says SplashData and its list of the bad passwords leaked in 2017. Listen...

Cryptocurrencies: City watchdog to investigate new fundraising trend

FCA to escalate scrutiny of initial coin offerings in currencies such as bitcoin, increasingly used by startups. The City regulator is intensifying its scrutiny of...

White House: Facebook, Microsoft helped stop North Korea hackers

The two tech titans played an important role in countering attacks like WannaCry, the US government says. It's not just the US government staring down...

France orders WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook without...

Messaging app has one month to comply or it will face sanctions for sharing user phone numbers and usage data for ‘business intelligence’ purposes. WhatsApp...