• Google launches hardened security options for at-risk users
Google launches hardened security options for at-risk users

The first involves the use of physical Security Keys to sign into your account. They are said to be the most secure version of two-step verification as they need digital signatures and public key cryptography to confirm identity. It's called the Advanced Protection Program , and it's created to ensure that no one but you can access your Goog...

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  • People Hated Google Maps' Calorie Estimator For A Very Valid Reason
People Hated Google Maps' Calorie Estimator For A Very Valid Reason

Google confirmed to the Telegraph that the feature, which is being tested in the iOS version of Maps, will end this evening after it had received "strong user feedback". According to The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) 30 million people suffer from eating disorders in the USA and they have the highest mortal...

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  • Nifty scales record highs on upbeat macro-data, quarterly earnings
Nifty scales record highs on upbeat macro-data, quarterly earnings

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 39.45 points or 0.39 per cent higher at 10,206.90 points. Both the indices rose last week, with the Sensex adding 618.47 points, or 1.94 percent - the biggest such weekly jump since July 14 when it read 660.12 points, or 2.10 percent - and the NSE Nifty soared 187.75...

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  • Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Confirmed
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Confirmed

Doom for Switch will be released on November 10 . Bethesda is remaining the publisher of Doom's Switch version, but the port is actually being developed by Panic Button, not id Software. Bethesda has revealed when Doom is going to arrive on the Nintendo Switch and it looks like it will be one week before The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim arri...

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  • Hundreds of Workers Fired at Tesla
Hundreds of Workers Fired at Tesla

Tesla refused to provide the Mercury News with the number of employees dismissed. Tesla had been aiming to produce 1,500 Model 3 cars by last month and is targeting 5,000 a week by the end of this year. More than 450,000 people are on the Model 3 waiting list and Tesla is under pressure to deliver having fallen behind its own production targets...

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  • WPA2 Flaw Means Almost Every Phone, PC and Router Is At Risk
WPA2 Flaw Means Almost Every Phone, PC and Router Is At Risk

Earlier today the information security community was in a tizzy because WPA2 had supposedly been cracked open like a coconut on a tropical island. The Krack attack method can be abused to steal personal and sensitive information, such as credit card details, passwords, messages, emails and photos.

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  • Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast capital
Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast capital

A witness had earlier told Reuters that the plane crashed shortly after takeoff. The plane is believed to be carrying French military cargo, ande report seeing four dead among the wreckage, while a spokesman for French military forces in Ivory Coast said at least six people were injured.

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  • Microsoft Edge browser preview makes its way to Android
Microsoft Edge browser preview makes its way to Android

Before Windows 10, the default browser of Windows was Internet Explorer, Microsoft killed it when it launched Windows 10 but could not do well with Edge as well. The DPA has not yet responded to Microsoft's rebuttal, meaning there is definitely more time for this latest saga to develop. The first is to help Microsoft fix Windows for d...

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  • Mobile cuts LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico to 5GB
Mobile cuts LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico to 5GB

T-Mobile offered Mobile Without Borders Un-carrier plan which introduced free calling texting and LTE plans for travelers in Mexico, Canada, and US. Though once the user gets billed, it'll go back to the same 5 GB cap. T-Mobile has been chief among those trying to quash their rivals, making some very competitive moves in order to secure subscri...

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  • Branson's in the 'loop: Virgin makes big bet on Hyperloop One
Branson's in the 'loop: Virgin makes big bet on Hyperloop One

Hyperloop One, the Los Angeles-based startup working on an ultrafast tube transportation system, is no more. Hyperloop trains work by loading passengers and cargo on to a pod which is accelerated to speeds of nearly 700mph inside a sealed low-pressure tube using electric propulsion.

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  • A Hurricane Is Set To Hit Ireland On Monday
A Hurricane Is Set To Hit Ireland On Monday

Ahead of the heavy wind and rain Hurricane Ophelia will bring with it, temperatures are set to reach 20 degrees over the weekend. The consecutive hurricane streak began quietly on August 9 when Tropical Storm Franklin strengthened into the season's first hurricane while over the Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Renders Of Nokia 9 Hints Curved Edge Screen, No Headphone Jack
Renders Of Nokia 9 Hints Curved Edge Screen, No Headphone Jack

As per our sources, Nokia is jumping on the "thin bezel" bandwagon with Nokia 9 . Though we can't verify the email, Trusted Reviews subsequently contacted HMD Global who confirmed that the Noke 8 won't reach the US. Apart from this, one important thing seen missing is a headphone jack. This is because the Finnish company could be testing m...

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  • Game Boy Classic speculation sparked by new Nintendo trademarks
Game Boy Classic speculation sparked by new Nintendo trademarks

The Japanese video game company filed a trademark in its home country on September 15, which included an image of the original 1989 Game Boy. Still, it would appear Nintendo has made good on its promise to get more units into consumers' hands.

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  • Is it Apple's intention to slow down older devices?
Is it Apple's intention to slow down older devices?

A week after that Apple then released iOS 11 .0.2 but to only compound user's misery. While the release of new iPhone updates, such as iOS 11, often cause users to speculate their devices have slowed down, the researchers found that devices running iOS 9, 10 and 11 operated at consistent speeds.

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  • Kenya's opposition figure Odinga quits election rerun
Kenya's opposition figure Odinga quits election rerun

As doubts grow over Kenya's ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election, the French biometrics firm OT-Morpho that provides the electronic voting system says on September 18 it will not be ready in time. NASA's main bone of contention is anchored on the electoral changes that were being debated by Parliament. Kenya's ruling Jubilee party...

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  • Several Injured in Collision in Central London
Several Injured in Collision in Central London

London's Metropolitan Police said they were called to the scene at 2:21 pm (1321 GMT) after reports of a collision. Officers had arrested a man at the scene and he was now being questioned. A spokesman later said the incident was not being treated as terrorism-related at this stage. Meanwhile, government sources said Prime Minister Theresa ...

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  • We are prepared for Zambia, says ex-Nigeria worldwide Patrick Pascal
We are prepared for Zambia, says ex-Nigeria worldwide Patrick Pascal

The result gives Nigeria 13 points from five games in Group B, with Zambia, their nearest challengers, on seven points with one game to play. Alex Iwobi scored a second-half victor as Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday.

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  • Free 'Stranger Things' mobile game revels in the arcade '80s
Free 'Stranger Things' mobile game revels in the arcade '80s

Aside from an eighties look and feel there's also a retro style leaderboard for speed runs, challenging those that want to be the best at this tap-to-move adaptation of classic eighties RPG style gaming. Winona Ryder says she "may have gone too far" while playing her grief-stricken Stranger Things character. You can download Stranger Things: ...

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  • Apple Gave Uber Unprecedented Access to Your iPhone Screen: Researcher
Apple Gave Uber Unprecedented Access to Your iPhone Screen: Researcher

An Uber spokesperson said that the code was used to improve the rendering on its Apple Watch app. "Entitlement" is a code that app developers can use for anything from setting up push notifications to interacting with Apple systems like iCloud or Apple Pay.

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  • New Car Tech Can Lead To Distracted Driving
New Car Tech Can Lead To Distracted Driving

David Strayer, the lead scientist in the study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, said that most of the States have a rule against texting behind the wheel, and some require hands-free cellphone use. Removing eyes from the road for just two seconds doubles the risk for a crash, according to AAA's earlier research. These include locking out c...

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