Google Discovers Sustained Hacking Of Iphones For Years

During the last two years, there have been sustained attempts to hack iPhones, evidence of which has been found by security researchers at Google. According to Google, websites which would inconspicuously embed malevolent software to access contacts, images and other data were used by the hackers to carry out the attempted hacks. Users had reportedly…

CSRA LLC and its partners win cloud computing contract from U.S. Defense Department

The contract is aimed at replacing the Defense Department’s IT office applications as well as provide tools for day-to-day office administration including email, word processing, collaboration, storage and file sharing. The U.S. Department of Defense along with the U.S. General Services Administration stated, they have awarded a contract worth $7.6 billion to General Dynamics Corp’s…

Apple Apologizes For Allowing Third Party To Listen To Siri Recordings

While promising changes in its policies, an apology was tendered by Apple over the issue of allowing third party contractors to listen to the commands that users of its voice assistant Siri gave to it. Following a report in the newspaper The Guardian last month, this practice of Apple, which the company claimed was aimed…

Fitbit’s Versa 2 smartwatch is a serious competitor against Apple’s smartwatch

Fitbit’s latest feature packed Versa 2 beats the majority of its competitor on the battery life feature alone since it can last upto 5 days against Apple’s smartwatch 2 days. With Fitbit Inc launching the Versa 2, which features Amazon.com’s voice assistant Alexa, ability to make online payments and store music, its shares surged by…

Launch of Huawei’s 5G compatible flagship Mate 30 smartphone clouded by lack of Android as its OS

In recent years, Huawei has shot up surprising fast into the global smartphone business. A U.S. ban citing theft of intellectual property and being a threat to U.S. national security has however crippled its sales outside China. On September 18 Huawei Technologies plans to launch its new Mate 30 line of smartphones in Munich, said…