Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite

When the installer tries to find the relevant file, it will find the malicious DLL first, and thereby install the offending code. That might sound complex, but according to Kanthak the exploit is easy to weaponize and he gave two examples, which have... More..

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Windows Analytics can be now used to assess Meltdown and Spectre protections
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Windows Analytics can be now used to assess Meltdown and Spectre protections

The checking tool is available for fully updated versions of Windows 7 through Windows 10. Furthermore, Windows Analytics will also report on the status of that mysterious registry key that computers runnin...More..

Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi LED TV 4 (55) make global debut
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi LED TV 4 (55) make global debut

Featuring an 18:9 full HD+ display with rounded corners, Redmi Note 5 Pro gives 12.5 percent more display area compared with smartphones using 16:9 screens. The Redmi Note 5 Pro will be powered by the Qual...More..

Google is good at building phones but awful at selling them
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Google is good at building phones but awful at selling them

Jeronimo notes that Pixel phones still only account for "a tiny portion of the smartphone market", and while that may be true, it's evident that Google is slowly on its way to become a real contender in this ...More..

THQ Nordic acquires Deep Silver, Saints Row and Dead Island
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

THQ Nordic acquires Deep Silver, Saints Row and Dead Island

THQ Nordic, formerly Nordic Games, is the successor to American publisher THQ , who previously owned the Volition - the developers of the Saints Row and Metro series. The already announced Metro: Exodus ...More..

Play 'Rocket League' IRL with a Hot Wheels RC vehicle kit
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Play 'Rocket League' IRL with a Hot Wheels RC vehicle kit

The ball, which looks like the ball from the game, has an infrared signal so the goals and scoreboard can keep track of points. Best of all, the set comes with Bluetooth-connected Octane and Dominus battle ca...More..

Mercedes AMG G63 SUV revealed
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mercedes AMG G63 SUV revealed

As for the engines, not much has changed. This comes in the form of flared wheel arches, twin exhausts, AMG badging and big 22-inch wheels. The G63's cabin offers numerous same luxury touches found in the...More..

Google testing 'Reply,' a smart replies app for third-party apps
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Google testing 'Reply,' a smart replies app for third-party apps

A smart response will be sent to those who try to get a hold of you during this time. The email outlined a few features of the Reply app. As you can see in the screenshot below, Reply looks a lot like Goo...More..

Rumor: Spyro Trilogy remaster in development; Timed-exclusive for PS4
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Rumor: Spyro Trilogy remaster in development; Timed-exclusive for PS4

There's an element of timeliness to the exercise: this September will mark the 20 anniversary of the release of Spyro the Dragon on the original PlayStation. It appears that Vicarious Visions, the same team t...More..

Epic Games Explains Why Fortnite's SMG Is Being Vaulted
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Epic Games Explains Why Fortnite's SMG Is Being Vaulted

Call of Duty: Online could be getting a battle royale mode. Because of the delay of the release of Patch 2.5.0, the upcoming Patch 3.0.0 will also be delayed. As part of its recent development update, Epic ...More..

Asus rumoured to unveil ZenFone 5 Lite at MWC 2018
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Asus rumoured to unveil ZenFone 5 Lite at MWC 2018

That means there will be 1080 x 2160 pixels lighting up the display which again will be of 18:9 aspect ratio. The rumours come via notorious tipster Evan Blass and state that the company's latest handset will...More..

Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story

This will help identify the one who published a story to correctly identify the person who took a screenshot. Earlier, the alerts for screenshots were provided when someone would take a screenshot of a privat...More..

Here's why people are hating the new Snapchat update
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Here's why people are hating the new Snapchat update

The tip actually comes from Twitter user Clare James who posted step-by-step instructions late Friday. If you force quit the app and re-open Snapchat , you'll get the redesigned version again. Log-in and...More..

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket

As its name suggests, its objective is to search for asteroids heading toward Earth. The likely scenario is a collision with space objects and debris or radiation. SpaceX says that the three first-stage boost...More..

Redmi Note 5 Sale
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Redmi Note 5 Sale

Now Flipkart has accidentally confirmed that it is indeed the much awaited Redmi Note 5 . This is due to the video, since deleted, that Flipkart posted on its YouTube channel which seems to be a promotional ...More..

Google fined by India watchdog for 'unfair search bias'
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Google fined by India watchdog for 'unfair search bias'

Exhibiting a self-imposed regulatory forbearance from scrutinizing product designs in ascertaining anti-trust violations, CCI noted in its order that product design is an important and integral dimension of com...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Diligent Investors LLC Has $1.47 Million Holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

Davis Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Td Ameritrade Hldg Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.63B market cap company. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for QUALCOMM I...More..

Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills

The team were watched by dignitaries including International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, South Korean president Moon Jae-in and Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . This ...More..

2 killed when Turkish helicopter crashes in Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

2 killed when Turkish helicopter crashes in Syria

The multi-sided conflict is raging on other fronts too, with Turkey waging a big offensive in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria, where Ankara is targeting Kurdish forces it says are a threat to its secur...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly allegedly told senior staff on Friday morning to give an apparently false story about how he handled domestic violence allegations against aide Rob Porter . I thi...More..