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Truecaller Fixes Flaw That Could Let Attackers Use Malicious Links to Harvest IP Addresses, Other User Data

November 25, 2019

Truecaller has over 150 million daily active users globally HIGHLIGHTS Truecaller acknowledged the vulnerability and fixed the flaw The flaw could let attackers fetch both IPv4 and IPv6 based IP addresses Truecaller also revealed its plans to launch a bug bounty programme Truecaller has fixed a flaw that could allow attackers to use the service’s […]

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Uber to Allow Passengers Record Rides in Effort to Curb Crime in Brazil, Mexico

November 7, 2019

Uber said on Wednesday that it will allow passengers and drivers to record audio of their trips in Brazil and Mexico using a new feature in the app, as the ride-hailing company copes with recurring safety concerns during its trips. Uber has come under significant scrutiny over passenger safety in markets such as the United […]

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Video Selfies Can Be Used to Measure Blood Pressure: Study

August 7, 2019

New technology is designed to measure blood pressure through smartphone-captured facial videos Highlights Study shows facial videos can include information about blood pressure It has been published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging Researchers believe the new technology is highly accurate In good news for people who have blood pressure (BP) problems, monitoring BP might […]

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Huawei Nova 5i Pro Appears in Leaked Official Renders and Hands-On Video, Quad Rear Cameras Detailed

July 25, 2019

Photo Credit: MySmartPrice x Ishan Agarwal The phone is tipped to arrive in three colour options and two storage variants Highlights Huawei Nova 5i Pro will pack a 48-megapixel main camera It will feature a 32-megapixel selfie camera with a night mode feature The phone is tipped to come with a 2-megapixel macro lens Huawei […]

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Understanding Pail Filling Equipment

April 12, 2019

When manufacturing products for distribution, it is imperative to streamline the creation process in order to churn out as much product as possible. In many industries where the product is actually some form of liquid, pail filling equipment becomes one of the most important parts of the packaging process. Function As the name implies, filling […]

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MWC 2019: Alcatel 3T 10 Tablet With Optional ‘Audio Station’ Launched

March 2, 2019

Alcatel 3T 10 features a 10-inch display with an HD+ resolution HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel 3T 10 was announced at MWC 2019, alongside three smartphones The Alcatel 3T 10 tablet will be made available later this year TCL has announced the Alcatel 3T 10 price starts at EUR 179 Alcatel 3T 10 tablet has been launched alongside […]

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IBC SNEAK PEEK: Omnia to Show Processor Update

September 4, 2018

The Telos Alliance’s processor maker Omnia is bringing key updates to its flagship broadcast audio processors, the Omnia.9 and Omnia.11, at IBC 2018, the company says. The Omnia.11 v3.5 update includes the new “Pepino” clipper — the latest FM final clipper design from Frank Foti, who designed it to complement the Omnia.11’s G-Force dynamics engine. Omnia explains that […]

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Can I update hp 2000t laptop processor?

August 26, 2018

Can’t find any concrete specs on that model. Seems to be one of HP’s CTO (customize to order) models which can have a variety of different specs. But everything I’m finding online says it’s a budget model. The time period the model was released (2012) was right around the time laptop processors switched from socketed […]

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Honda updates the HR-V crossover with new tech

August 13, 2018

The 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol has received an upgrade, which retains its 128bhp power output but sees official fuel economy rise to an impressive 53.2mpg when paired with the CVT gearbox. A six-speed manual is also available. Of more interest to keen drivers will be the addition of the 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol unit, which is coming […]

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Big Bendy Screens, Chatterbox Robots, and TV in the Cloud

February 15, 2017

Welcome, dear friends, to Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that’s distracted itself from the shellshock of the election just long enough to cast a beady eye over the latest gadget announcements. Spied from inside the comfort of a warm blanket this time around are a curved monitor, a robot with Alexa integration, and a […]

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