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Internet Explorer has suffered several backlashes in the past for its inferior security which made many users shift to other browsers. But the latest exploit could affect you even if you don’t use the browser. Security Researcher John Page has revealed that the latest Internet Explorer security flaw can allow hackers to steal files from your computer and also spy on you. Windows users don’t even have to run the browser to get affected by this exploit, having the browser in your system makes you vulnerable enough. The security flaw co...
When Microsoft launched the new Surface Book 2, it made the MacBook look ordinary. The tech giant is maintaining its accord with an upgraded entry-level Surface 2 which includes the latest Intel 8th gen quad-core i5 processor. It includes an i5-8350U which increases the system’s speed to 3.6 GHz and a storage of 256GB. This new upgrade can be found in the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 model at a market price of $1,499. The new Surface Book 2 continues to be a pioneering piece of technology which blends the convenience of a tablet with the...
Climate change and pollution have damaged coral reefs world over. Elevated sea temperatures, associated with global warming has resulted in noxious coral bleaching. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 29 percent of shallow water coral cover was lost in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching occurs when the existence of an alga named zooxanthellae is disturbed. This alga is a food source for corals. But in high temperatures zooxanthellae produces harmful chemicals and as a result, corals abandon the...
LG has announced the pricing and release dates for its 2019 OLED TV lineup, which includes the W9, E9, and the C9 OLEDs. With some of these TVs being the very best anyone can buy now, LG is not friendly enough with the price. The cheapest LG OLED TV in 2019 lineup is $2,499 and the earliest shipping date on the company’s release plan, which is basically a replica of the company’s playbook last year, starts April 15. According to LG’s announced release schedule, the 55-inch and 65-inch models of the 2019 LG C9 and the 65-inch model of...
Apple is currently offering users bonus in extra cash when they transfer funds to their Apple ID account, reports MacRumors. The Apple bonus, which comes as a 10 percent business credit, received when users transfer money from their credit or debit card to their Apple account will reportedly last until March 14, 2019. Apple users can add funds to their accounts through their phone’s settings and then iTunes & Apple Store. To access the information and the Apple bonus grading, you will need to click on your Apple ID and select Add...
Microsoft has officially launched the 2nd generation of its mixed reality headset called the HoloLens 2 at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. The most exciting facet of this new headset is its level of immersion and comfort that clearly blow away anything you can get from any augmented reality headset out there. The $3,500 HoloLens 2 overlays computer images (holograms) on the real world and allows users to interact with the floating images as they move around. The HoloLens 2 feels like it’s floating on your head The HoloLens 2 looks slightly...
Canadian QuadrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten was reportedly dead in December with a password that subjected customers of the crypto exchange to a loss of $196 million. Speculations surrounding the mysterious death have prompted conspiracy theories that Cotton may have staged his death. Judge Michael Wood of Nova Scotia Supreme Court on appointed Canadian firms Miller Thomson and Cox & Palmer to represent the QuadrigaCX customers – about 115,000 of them. Wood ruled on Tuesday that the law firms would be appointed for the cause after deli...
Love is the most lucrative online fraud. Online scammers set camp on dating sites and lure their victim into believing they found someone special. Once a love connection has been established, requests for money follow. The reason for requests range from medical emergency to travel costs for a long-awaited visit to meet their true love. A team of U.K. researchers claims it has created an algorithm with the ability to understand what fake dating profiles look like. The algorithm can apply this knowledge to scan demographic information...
A Belgian security researcher has found a bizarre Facebook glitch that lets you search for photos of your female friends, but refuses to do the same for your male friends, reports The Next Web. When you type “photos of my female friends” into the search bar, Facebook will produce a random selection of photos of your female friends. Switch to “photos of my male friends” and the social network returns with a selection of random pictures from across the platform. Facebook will also kindly ask if you meant to type “female,” assuming you ...
Apple has announced that its quarterly revenue for Q1 2019 was slightly above $84 billion, that’s down by 5 percent compared to its record last year. The tech company made this revelation during its earnings call earlier this week, saying the reason is that fewer people purchased iPhones within the quarter which ended December 29, 2018. Financially, Apple made close to $52 billion from iPhones sales last year, even though buyers declined by 15 percent precisely. The statistics look bad for the company and might be revealing an impo...