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Gazelle Brings Back Its Phone Trade-in Program Two Months After Discontinuing It

Trade-in provider Gazelle exited the online trade-in business back in February, and now the company says it's changing its mind. From a report: Gazelle is back to accepting online trade-ins of iPhones, Samsung phones, Google Pixel devices, and iPads.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Dell Technologies to spin off its ownership stake in VMWare

After months-long negotiations, Dell Technologies announced Wednesday it plans to spin off its 81% ownership stake in VMWare......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

How the FBI Managed To Get Into the San Bernardino Shooter"s iPhone

A new report from The Washington Post reveals how the FBI gained access to an iPhone linked to the 2015 San Bernardino shooting. Apple refused to build a backdoor into the phone, citing the potential to undermine the security of hundreds of millions.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Source Engine bug could allow hacker to take over a PC with CS:GO Steam invite

According to a Motherboard report, the bug is found in Valve's Source Engine used by CS:GO, Dota 2, Team Fortress 2, and others. A security researcher who goes by the name of Florian said he reported the vulnerability to Valve via the bounty program.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Scientists program microalgae"s "oil factory" to produce various oils

By combining the 'chassis' of an oil-producing microalgae with genes from a Cuphea plant, scientists from the Single-Cell Center, Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), can turn the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Finally, you can use a Google Nest smart speaker or display to find an iPhone

Google Assistant can now find your phone for you, even if it's an iPhone......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: Buy this phone

Want a great Samsung phone but not a $1,000-plus bill? This is it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Deepfake video app Avatarify, which process on-phone, plans digital watermark for videos

Making deepfake videos used to be hard. Now all you need is a smartphone. Avatarify, a startup that allows people to make deepfake videos directly on their phone rather than in the cloud, is soaring up the app charts after being used by celebrities s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 5 min. ago

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile kill their cross-carrier RCS messaging plans

Carriers reveal they've wasted the last 18 months pretending to do an RCS rollout. Enlarge / Google Messenger is the biggest RCS app out there. (credit: Google) The Rich Communication Services (RCS) rollout continues to be a hopeless disaster.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

The new Sony Xperia 1 III is the world"s first phone with a 4K 120Hz OLED display

The new Xperia phones might be difficult to tell apart from their predecessors since they carry the same tall and narrow form factor with an almost identical aesthetic. However, they now pack beefier internals, including 5G-capable Qualcomm chips acr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

Sunday raises $24 million seed round to build a fast restaurant checkout flow

Meet Sunday, a new startup that is going to attract some headlines as it has raised a $24 million seed round at a $140 million post-money valuation. That’s a lot of money for a company that started just a few months ago but that’s because Sunday.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

Bird feeders have reversed blackcaps" migration, with the fair weather visitors wintering in British and Irish gardens

Blackcaps typically visit Britain and Ireland during the spring and summer months to breed before migrating south to wintering areas in the Mediterranean. But, a study from Oxford University, the British Trust for Ornithology and the Max Planck Insti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

3D-printed material to replace ivory for restoration of artifacts

For centuries, ivory was often used to make art objects. But to protect elephant populations, the ivory trade was banned internationally in 1989. To restore ivory parts of old art objects, one must therefore resort to substitute materials—such as b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

Wistron partners with AppWorks to recruit startups for emerging businesses

Wistron has partnered with AppWorks to activate an accelerator program, aiming to recruit startups particularly from the AI, cloud computing and cyber security industries......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

NASA is looking for people for a spaceflight simulation study

To learn more about the impact of long space missions on humans, NASA is organizing an Earth-based simulation test involving eight months of isolation......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

FBI launches operation to remove backdoors from hacked Microsoft Exchange servers

A court in Houston has authorized an FBI operation to “copy and remove” backdoors from hundreds of Microsoft Exchange email servers in the United States, months after hackers used four previously undiscovered vulnerabilities to attack tho.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

New Quest 2 software brings wireless PC streaming, updated ‘office’ mode

After a relatively quiet couple of months from Oculus on the software front, Facebook’s VR unit is sharing some details on new functionality coming to its Quest 2 standalone headset. The features, which include wireless Oculus Link support, .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

School Custodian Refuses To Download Phone App That Monitors Location, Says It Got Her Fired

Michelle Dionne, a former employee at a cleaning company in Darwell, Alberta, says she was fired for refusing to download an app that would check her location and ensure she was working her scheduled hours. CBC.ca reports: Dionne says she was thrille.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

FBI launches operation to remotely remove Microsoft Exchange server backdoors

A court in Houston has authorized an FBI operation to “copy and remove” backdoors from hundreds of Microsoft Exchange email servers in the United States, months after hackers used four previously undiscovered vulnerabilities to attack tho.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

There"s Another Facebook Phone Number Database Online

An online tool lets customers pay to unmask the phone numbers of Facebook users that liked a specific Page, and the underlying dataset appears to be separate from the 500 million account database that made headlines last week, signifying another data.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

PlayStation 5 game storage will apparently continue to be a nightmare

Five months later, "cold storage" isn't good enough for PS5 game installs. Enlarge / What's missing from this console profile shot in April 2021? A compatible expansion drive for next-gen game storage. (credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021