Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnSep 22nd, 2021

Kid COVID-19 vaccines get green light from FDA advisors

Despite the strong voting results, many advisors had concerns and caveats. Enlarge / A nurse gives a boy a dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Florida on the day before classes begin for the 2021-22 school year......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

TikTok Tells US Lawmakers It Does Not Give Info To China

During the company's first appearance at a U.S. congressional hearing, TikTok executive Michael Beckerman said it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard U.S. data. Reuters reports: Michael Beckerman, TikTok's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

FCC kicks China Telecom Americas out of US, cites Chinese government control

China Telecom Americas ordered to stop providing service in US within 60 days. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MicroStockHub) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to block China Telecom Americas from the US market.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

FBI Raids Chinese Point-of-Sale Giant PAX Technology

An anonymous reader quotes a report from KrebsOnSecurity: U.S. federal investigators today raided the Florida offices of PAX Technology, a Chinese provider of point-of-sale devices used by millions of businesses and retailers globally. KrebsOnSecurit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

WhatsApp drops support for older Android devices still running Ice Cream Sandwich

WhatsApp users with older Android phones may soon find themselves cut off from service. Starting November 1, WhatsApp will pull support on Android phones running Android 4.0.4 or older. The new official standard is Android 4.1 (Jellybean) or newer. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

The best Android phones 2021: Which should you buy on Black Friday?

If you’re an Android fan in search of a new smartphone, then allow us to find you the perfect partner. Here are the best Android phones at different prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Facebook Says It"s Refocusing Company on "Serving Young Adults"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's redirected teams within his company to "make serving young adults their north star." The comment, made on a call with investors this afternoon, speaks to Facebooks' concerns about declining usage among teens and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

More zombie-brand Motorola smartwatches are launching soon

Lenovo makes the phones, but a random brand-acquisition company makes the watches. Enlarge Somehow, Motorola smartwatches are still happening, though they won't be from Motorola Mobility's current owner, Lenovo. There's a lon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Amazon Joins Race for Quantum Computer With New Caltech Center

Amazon is officially entering the race to develop a quantum computer, joining U.S. and Chinese rivals in the quest to harness the properties of nature's tiniest particles into computing power far surpassing existing machines. From a report: Amazon wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

Researchers develop recursively embedded atom neural network model

In a recent study published in Physical Review Letters, a research team led by Prof. Jiang Bin from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences proposed a recursively embedded atom neural network (REANN) mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Best smartphone 2021: the 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra tops our best smartphone rundown, but there are lots of other options......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 44 min. ago

Holtek says no plan to raise prices for MCUs

Holtek Semiconductor has no plans to raise its MCU and other consumer IC prices despite foundry costs continuing to rise, as Chinese peers are striving to win more orders for small household electrical appliances and other consumer devices with low p.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

The FBI"s Internal Guide For Getting Data From AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: A newly obtained document written by the FBI lays out in unusually granular detail how it and other law enforcement agencies can obtain location information of phones from telecommunication compan.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Apple Once Threatened Facebook Ban Over Mideast Maid Abuse

Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast. From a report: After publicly promising to crack down, Facebook acknowledg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Google Pixel 6 vs. Pixel 5: Should you upgrade?

The Google Pixel 6 is here, but does it leave last year's Pixel 5 in the dust? We took a look at the two phones, side by side, to find out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Ferritin-based nanomedicine developed for targeted leukemia therapy

Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking University and Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University have developed a ferritin (Fn)-based nanomedicine for targeted delivery of arsenic.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Best budget smartphone 2021: the top picks of the cheap mobiles around

We've ranked the best cheap phones on the market for devices that pack good specs and sleek designs at great prices......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Industry watch: The Chinese community

Chih-Kai Cheng, a friend of mine in venture capital business in the US, has remarked that the ethnic Chinese in Silicon Valley have a broad vision but lack practical experience in resource integration. Taiwanese are pragmatic and reliable but sometim.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Xpeng Unveils a Flying Car That Also Drives on Roads - Plus a Bionic Horse

"HT Aero, an affiliate of Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng Inc., launched a new flying car on Sunday that it says can also drive on roads," reports CNBC (in a story shared by Slashdot reader PolygamousRanchKid ): The company says it plans for a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Best power banks 2021: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going

Whether you're after a slim power bank for phones or a large bank to juice up your tablet, here are the top portable chargers......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021