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17 million user records stolen from restaurant guide Zomato


Anand had written about the particular bug in his blog titled [Responsible disclosure] How I could have hacked 62.5 million Zomato Users, with a proof of a concept video. However, it looks like the system to secure the password is one that can be easily cracked, and the data was earlier being sold on the dark web for around Rs 70,000 though in Bitcoins value. Read More »

Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

These were then used by as-yet unidentified attackers to help spread "WannaCry" ransomware that hijacked computers around the world on Friday, causing chaos in hospitals and telecoms firms. A group that took credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools - including ones used in the WannaCry global ransomware attack - has said it plans to sell code that can be used to hack into the world's most used computers, software and phones. Read More »

Automakers settle deadly Takata airbag case for $553 mn


Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit over defective Takata airbag inflators have reached a settlement with Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW that's worth $553 million. The settlement would compensate owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall fix. Under the terms of the agreement, the automakers will fund outreach programs with the goal of "significantly increasing" recall completion rates. Read More »

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi - Blue House


Moon has taken a more conciliatory line with North Korea than his conservative predecessors and advocates engagement. "I could probably give you a much better answer to that in a month or two months. Moon Jae-in, a liberal former human rights lawyer, was sworn in on Wednesday and said in his first speech as president he would immediately address security tensions that have raised fears of war on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

The macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Software Update Is Now Available


MacOS 10.12.6 is now available to registered developers; a public beta version may be available shortly. The support for media-free installation of Windows 10 Creators Update has also been included in this update using Boot Camp. After the latest update the macOS users with supported Mac Models can now download the ISO files for the Creators Update from Microsoft and then move to use the Boot Camp to install Windows 10. Read More »

Indian court allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim


The mother had alleged that the girl's stepfather had threatened the victim with dire consequences if she dared to disclose it to anyone. Perpetrators still "feel they can get away with crimes against women", said Jagmati Sangwan, of the All India Democratic Women's Association. Read More »

Judge asks federal prosecutors to investigate Uber


Uber buys Otto, acquiring Levandowski in the process. The Harvard Law graduate has experience in trials involving high-profile technology companies, including a 2012 patent and copyright infringement case pitting Oracle against Google. Self-driving vehicle firm Waymo sued Uber over the alleged theft of more than 14,000 confidential files by former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski before he left the company. Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Folder Smartphone Being Developed


More important, I believe we're on our way to a mobile future where we carry our smartphones (or some future version) to and from the office and, when we sit at our desks, our desktop screens will light up. The unnamed phone bears the model number SM-W2017 with a wireless-charging certification from the New Jersey-based Wireless Power Consortium. Well, you do get a better dramatic effect in TV dramas, with actors flipping their phones closed when they're angry. Read More »

Mourinho says top-four spot now beyond Manchester United


Arsenal scored twice in three minutes through Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck to claim a deserved 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday and inflict a first Premier League defeat on the visitors in 26 games. "It's all thanks to the manager because he gave me the opportunity ", Tuanzebe told MUTV . Now I'm back and I hope to finish the season in great shape, celebrating a European title and winning the remaining games in the Premier League . Read More »

Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett eyeing benefits of Trump tax cut

The topic arose at Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder meeting in Omaha, where Buffett talked about his struggles to find ways to deploy the company's enormous hoard of more than $90 billion in cash, at a time when it has been hard to find worthy investments at an attractive price. Read More »

Moto tablet with productivity mode rumored to be in the works


Moreover, the update will enable as well a date saver feature that reduces data consumption, Android Police reported. No one has ever accused the Moto Z lineup of being too bulky; in fact, Motorola's first generation of modular phones are some of the slimmest handsets available. Read More »

'Black Ops 3 Zombies Chronicles' Official With 8 Remastered Maps This Month


Though we've learned of the included maps, more specific details of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Zombie Chronicles should come during the "big announcement" scheduled for this Thursday. "Experience the remastered zombie collection and experience the undead story first on PS4", it adds. Furthermore, if this is true, then we officially have new content releasing for three different Call of Duties in the same year (4 if you count Modern Warfare: Remastered ). Read More »

Ubisoft Looks To Be Teasing A New Far Cry Game


This is unmistakably the island from Far Cry 3, but if you had any doubt, Ubisoft followed up with another picture of Far Cry 3's main villain Vaas. Yesterday, we reported that a Facebook post on Ubisoft's account was teasing something relating to Far Cry 3 - possibly a prequel, a sequel or a remaster, we mused. Read More »

IPhones That Charge Over Wi-Fi? Apple Is Working On It


Once these materials arrive at Apple headquarters, reports should provide further indication of the potential iPhone releases . However the highlight of all this is that it will have a 5.2 inch screen (which will occupy much of the front) in a casing with dimensions similar to those of iPhone 7 with 4.7 inch screen. Read More »

Now we're cooking-the Assistant on Google Home is your secret ingredient


Google Assistant began life in the Google Allo app before spreading to Google's Pixel phones, Android Wear watches, and other Android smartphones. "With this SDK you can now start building your own hardware prototypes that include the Google Assistant , like a self-built robot or a voice-enabled smart mirror", Google said in a blog post. Read More »

IPhone 8 rumored production issues could cause delays and shortages


UBS analysts believe, based on industry checks, that the less-exciting iPhone models could launch before the redesigned iPhone and will go into production first. It's sounding more and more like the iPhone 8 won't arrive until almost the end of 2017, a couple months after Apple usually introduces new iPhones. Read More »

Moto Z2 Play Press renders Leaked


This could indicate we may expect the Moto Z2 Force , the Moto Z2 and the Moto Z2 Play all at the same time, as the Moto Z and Z Force were also introduced in June previous year. Android Nougat brings new features including improved battery life, new security features, expanded emoji, quick settings controls that can be easily accessed to change settings, virtual reality compatibility and the ability to run two apps side-by-side. Read More »

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

Apple is reportedly readying for the launch of the newest iPhone in line with its 10 year anniversary. "We believe our goal should be a closed-loop supply chain, where products are built using only renewable resources or recycled material", Apple report said. Read More »

Microsoft commits to major Windows feature releases twice a year


The Windows 10 Creators Update is the latest set of updates to the operating system that empowers users with experiences on 3D, mixed reality, 4K gaming and enhanced security features. Microsoft has not revealed a release timetable, but most experts expect it to appear this fall. The System Center Configuration Manager updates will be coordinated with this new twice-annual update model, officials stated. Read More »

Canada man accuses Bose headphones for spying on users


The lawsuit is seeking an injunction to stop Bose from continuing to collect and share user data, as well as actual, statutory, and punitive damages. According to the complaint [ PDF ] filed yesterday in a federal court in IL, when owners of Bose wireless headsets use the Bose Connect app on their smartphones, it collects the information about the songs you listen to and allegedly transmits this data - along with other identifying information - to third parties. Read More »

New Book: Obama Had to Push Hillary to Concede 2016 Election

The call with Schale marks the beginning of a riveting account of the final, awful hours of Clinton's long pursuit of the presidency, as told by reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes in their insidery new book, " Shattered ". But you have been saying for many months that he is temperamentally unfit and that he would be unsafe, and, if you meant it, you should say it. The calls from President Obama started after Wisconsin was called for Donald Trump. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Skips Angel Gala to be by Kanye's Side After Breakdown

At that time Kim was in New York City when one of Kanye's friends called her. Easter had to make the eldest of the clan very nostalgic because on Instagram , she published old memories with her little sister, Kim. I think that will be really good for him. The reality superstar has already decided that she will have her third child with rapper husband through surrogacy, reports Radar Online . Read More »

Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russian Federation in Android case (YNDX)


Under the settlement with the Russian antitrust watchdog FAS, Google has agreed to stop forcing smartphone makers to install the company's software on an obligatory basis. The Google search bar will be replaced with a Chrome widget and Russian search engines will be able to appear on the screen. The fine amounts to 9 percent of Google's revenue in Russia in 2014, plus inflations, Russian news agency TASS says. Read More »

Hydrogen fuel cell cars creep up _ slowly _ on electrics

By contrast, it takes nine hours to fully recharge an all-electric Chevrolet Bolt using a 240-volt home charger. "The Honda Clarity is aimed at accelerating the deployment of advanced electrified powertrain technology and bringing electrified vehicles further into the mainstream", said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president of American Honda Motor Co, Inc. Read More »

USA troops to help Somalia fight al-Shabab

In October 1993, during the Battle of Mogadishu (the Black Hawk Down incident), 18 U.S. soldiers were killed and 73 wounded, with a pair of Black Hawk helicopters shot down. Days later, a vehicle bomb targeted senior officials leaving a military base in Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people and destroying a minibus carrying civilians, the Somali military said. Read More »

How to Activate YouTube Dark Mode in Windows 10 & macOS


First spotted by a redditor named _paul-, dark mode is only available on the most recent version of Google Chrome , the Next Web reports. Reddit discovered a console edit in Chrome 57 for Windows and macOS that enables a toggle switch in settings to flip everything from the red and white you're used to into shades of black and grey. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat Update Insults S7 Users

Galaxy Note 5: It's Nougat time for the Note 5, which is the most recently supported device in the Note family (Samsung skipped over Note 6 to the Note7, which you all know by now went up in flames). Talking About the update, the OTA update packs the build N920VVRU3CQB9 for the Verizon Note 5 and build G928VVRU3CQB9 for the Verizon Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Read More »

The iPhone 8 Bottleneck That Could Delay Its Launch

The only service Apple provided users before was an offer to swap a harmed iPhone 6 Plus for a repaired one at a cost of around $519. An excerpt from White's research note with investment banking firm Drexel Hamilton, obtained by Macrumours , claims "Our contact strongly believes the 5.8-inch iPhone 8 will be delayed by several weeks due to challenges around the 3D sensing technology, but still in time for the December holidays". Read More »