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What to know about a ‘sophisticated hacking campaign’ against Android phones

Science August 21, 2023 0 Comments

Amnesty International revealed this week that its Security Lab has uncovered a “sophisticated hacking campaign by a mercenary spyware company.” They say it has been running “since at least 2020” and takes aim at Android smartphones with a number of “zero-day” security vulnerabilities. (A “zero day” vulnerability is an exploit that is previously undiscovered and unmitigated.)  Amnesty International disclosed the…

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The Opt Out: When it comes to privacy, smart devices are not the smarter choice

Science March 5, 2023 0 Comments

THE TECHNOLOGY in modern home appliances has breathed new life (and plausibility) into the old saying “If these walls could talk.” Your fridge and smart speaker may not have mouths, but they have an internet connection, and that can be more dangerous than the sharpest of tongues.  Tech companies and manufacturers have made it seem like privacy is just a…

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A $17 billion Samsung chip factory could be coming to Texas

Science November 29, 2021 0 Comments

Update: The news is official. (This post was originally published on Nov. 23, 2021.) Multiple outlets are reporting that Samsung is planning to open a new semiconductor factory in Texas—its second in both the state and the country. Reuters and the Wall Street Journal have identified Taylor, Texas as the possible location for the estimated $17 billion plant, citing sources…

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Samsung Galaxy F Folding Smartphone Gets A Price And Launch Date: Report

Smartphones December 10, 2018 0 Comments

A ridiculously high price tag will apparently be a barrier to entry for some, when it comes to Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy F flagship folding smartphone. Samsung unveiled the smartphone (in disguised, prototype form) last week, and today South Korea’s Yonhap News reportedly confirmed not only the name, but also the price and release date. According to the news agency, the Galaxy F will be priced at…

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Samsung to reintroduce flat displays to flagships with the Galaxy S10

Smartphones November 21, 2018 0 Comments

Samsung is preparing the next generation of OLED displays dubbed M9, which will be used in the Galaxy S10. Buried at the bottom of a report of changes in chemical suppliers are details on the screens of the three variants. Samsung will reintroduce a flat screen option with the base 5.8” model. There will be a curved 5.8” option as well…

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Samsung Ramps Production Of 7nm EUV LPP Process With 50 Percent Lower Power Consumption

Technology October 18, 2018 0 Comments

While Intel has been having problems with mass production of its 10nm product lines, other tech giants like AMD and Samsung are well along in their 7nm endeavors. AMD is currently sampling 7nm EPYC processors, and we’re learning today that Samsung has now started mass production of chips using its 7nm LPP EUV process. LPP and EUV stand for Low Power Plus and extreme ultraviolet lithography technology, respectively.…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 4,000mAh Battery Completely Safe: CEO

Smartphones August 13, 2018 0 Comments

After releasing it for eligible smartphones earlier this week, Xiaomi on Saturday announced that it is suspending rollout of the MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM 8.8.9 due to major bugs in the Dual Apps feature. The suspension appears to be temporary and the Chinese phone maker might soon be ready with a fix, however an exact timeline has not been mentioned. The latest global beta ROM…

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Everything we know about Samsung’s rumoured new foldable phone

Technology July 24, 2018 0 Comments

Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch a flexible 7-inch screen smartphone with a secondary display bar on the outside of the device Back in the hazy, pre-smartphone days of yesteryear, flip phones were all the rage. Brick phones were out and anyone with even an ounce of street cred had a cool-looking flip phone. Who can forget Kelly Rowland messaging her…

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