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How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

Openings provided by iOS and Android security are there for those with the right tools. Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit (credit: Westend61 | Getty Images) Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 15th, 2021

2D video to 3D faces: Facing down a key challenge in VR

Smartphone input can now generate photorealistically lit and shadowed 3D human faces, viewed from any angle Creating a virtual experience that’s as close to real life as possible is one of virtual reality’s (VR’s) ultimate goals, as compa.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 32 min. ago

Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business in India

Tens of millions of people each year purchase a second-hand smartphone in India, the world’s second-largest market. Phone makers and giant online sellers such as Amazon and Flipkart are aware of it, but it’s too much of a hassle for them to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize big data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize Big Data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Intel told to pay $2.2 billion in patent infringement lawsuit

As reported by Bloomberg Law, a jury in Waco, Texas, ruled that Intel must pay $1.5 billion for infringement of one patent and $675 million for the second. Tom's Hardware tracked down the processor-related patents in question, finding that the '759 p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

China smartphone AP shipments to grow 12% in 2021, says Digitimes Research

About 795.7 million smartphone application processors will be shipped to China-based handset vendors in 2021, up 12.2% on year, forecasts Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

The best Samsung phones for 2021

Need some help choosing the right Samsung smartphone? Our list has something to suit everyone, from the latest flagship Samsung Galaxy to midrange handsets......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

The best 5G phones for T-Mobile

5G has ushered in the next era of smartphone connectivity. For those of you on T-Mobile, we've put together a list of the best 5G smartphones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Best 5G phones for T-Mobile

5G has ushered in the next era of smartphone connectivity. For those of you on T-Mobile, we've put together a list of the best 5G smartphones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Global smartphone shipments to grow 50% in 1Q21

Global smartphone shipments are likely to grow nearly 50% on year to 340 million units in the first quarter of 2021, driven by robust sales of Apple's iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone Pro Max as well as a ramp-up in shipments by Chinese brands to grab the ma.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

EU Law Requires Companies To Fix Electronic Goods For Up To 10 Years

Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years, to help reduce the vast mountain of electrical waste that piles up each year on the continen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Facebook will pay $650 million to settle class action suit centered on Illinois privacy law

Facebook was ordered to pay $650 million Friday for running afoul of an Illinois law designed to protect the state’s residents from invasive privacy practices. That law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), is a powerful state measure.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

OnePlus 9 series expected to break cover at March 8 event alongside OnePlus Watch

OnePlus co-founder and CEO Pete Lau on Monday said they have “something new” to share next week. The leading theory is that it’ll be the company’s next flagship smartphone line, the OnePlus 9 series......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Best cheap Google Home and Google Nest deals for March 2021

It's hard to beat the convenience of asking Google questions without using your smartphone or computer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Fetchr aims to put GPS deliveries on the map

The Dubai-based company recently received $41 million of investment to expand its smartphone delivery app......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Moore’s law is reaching its limits. Could graphene circuits help?

The number of transistors that chipmakers can pack into an integrated circuit is reaching the upper limit of what's possible. Wrinkled graphene could fix that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Apple Forced To Add iPhone and MacBook Repairability Scores To Comply With French Law

Apple has added iPhone and MacBook repairability scores to its online store in France to comply with a new French law that came into effect this year. From a report: MacGeneration reports that the rating takes into account features like how easily a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Apple quietly added iPhone and MacBook repairability rankings to its French website

French law now requires electronics manufacturers to post repairability scores for their products. The legislation went into effect on January 1, but companies have until next year before regulators begin imposing fines to enforce the rule. Apple and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

The best cheap 5G phones for 2021

Believe it or not, but you can have yourself a nice 5G-compatible smartphone at an affordable price these days. So here the best cheap 5G phones out right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Light-emitting tattoo engineered for the first time

Scientists at UCL and the IIT—Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) have created a temporary tattoo with light-emitting technology used in TV and smartphone screens, paving the way for a new type of 'smart tattoo' with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021