Information Technology

Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed
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Targeted ads that seem to follow us everywhere online may soon be doing the same on our TV. From a report: The Federal Communications Commission is poised to approve a new broadcast standard that will let broadcasters do something cable TV companies already do: harvest data about what you watch so advertisers can customize pitches. […]

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Lenovo Launches Moto X4 In India For Rs 20,999
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Lenovo’s Moto X4 has finally landed in India. The phone has been favourite among the Android purists that prefered no non-sense User Interface and competitive pricing. In the latest iteration, Lenovo is also adding fancy new dual camera tricks to its beloved Moto X franchise.     The phone comes with a precision-crafted glass and […]

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VPN Use Is Gaining Momentum In India
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The second most populated country in the world is becoming an avid VPN user. India may only by a third of the size of the United States, but it has a population of 1,166,079,217. Businesses and even individual, are realizing the benefits of using a Virtual Private Network. Since the large population is connecting to […]

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Marcher Malware Poses Triple Threat to Android Users
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A three-pronged banking malware campaign has been infecting Android phones since the beginning of this year, according to security researchers. Attackers have been stealing credentials, planting the Marcher banking Trojan on phones, and nicking credit card information. So far, they have targeted customers of BankAustria, Raiffeisen Meine Bank and Sparkasse, but the campaign could spread […]

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Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
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An anonymous reader writes: The operator of a 77,000-strong spam botnet was sentenced to two years probation and no prison time after admitting his crime and completely reforming his life. The former botnet operator is now working for a cybersecurity company, and admitted his actions as soon as the FBI knocked on his door back […]

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How I cured my tech fatigue by ditching feeds
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 On paper, smartphones are amazing pieces of glass. They have magically cured boredom as we always have something to do — those endless feeds of content are a perpetual source of inspiration, information and amusement. And yet, feeds need to die because they distort our views and disconnect us from other human beings around us. […]

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Google Announces Pre-Order Bundled Partner Offer Ahead Of Release
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With Pixel 2 Sales starting soon (Pixel 2 from Nov 1 and Pixel 2 XL from Nov 15), Google seems to have announced its pre-order bundled partner offers, starting Oct 26. According to the bundled partner offer, preorders done on or before Oct 31 will come with a free pair of Sennheiser Bluetooth earphones worth […]

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WPA2 Flaw Could Blow WiFi Systems Wide Open
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A security flaw in WPA2, the security protocol for most modern WiFi systems, could allow an attacker to steal sensitive data including emails, credit card numbers and passwords, Researchers at Belgian university KU Leuven reported Monday. Depending on the network configuration, the flaw also could allow an attacker to inject or manipulate information in the […]

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Vector plans three 'microsatellite' launches in Virginia
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Virginia's governor announced that microsatellite delivery company Vector has arranged a trio of launches from the state's spaceport on Wallops Island. While the notice gave no information on the payloads or customers, they will be very small compare…

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