Security audit raises severe warnings on Chinese smartphone models

The audit red-flagged Xiaomi and Huawei phones but gave OnePlus a pass. Enlarge / Be sure you know what you're getting into before buying and using unfamiliarly branded smartphones—especially international models not originally intended for yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 22nd, 2021

Yubico is making secure authentication even more affordable

Yubico's new Security Key C NFC offers modern, FIDO-based authentication for security-conscious users on a budget......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

NASA lets you meet its Mars rover and helicopter here on Earth

NASA is offering space fans the chance to come face to face with full-scale models of its trailblazing Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

FCC revokes China Telecom"s authority to operate in the US, cites national security concerns

As the name implies, China Telecom is a Chinese firm and a state-owned one at that. The FCC conducted an investigation (with the assistance of Executive Branch agencies) into the company's operations and determined that, despite its protests, China T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 47 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. 47 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. 48 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 News13 hr. 19 min. ago

A new model could help stall shifting sand dunes, protecting infrastructure and ecosystems

Cambridge scientists have used downscaled laboratory models to show how sand dunes move through a landscape, revealing the conditions that determine whether they will pass through hurdles in their path—like pipelines or walls—or get stopped in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago

How to buy all of the iPhone 13 models

The new Apple iPhone 13 range has been revealed, and all four models are incredible and available. Here's where you can buy the new iPhone 13......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 48 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. 48 min. ago

Google’s Pixel 6 is a good smartphone, but will it be enough to convince buyers?

Google's Pixel 6 is finally here, but will Google's reputation cap its sales before it can truly get off the ground?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

New Yubico security keys let you log in with a tap to your USB-C port

Yubico's Security C NFC brings a USB-C security key at a lower price. Enlarge (credit: Yubico) Because of its power delivery, high transfer rates, and Thunderbolt capabilities, USB-C has become ubiquitous on modern devices. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 20 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. 47 min. ago

Tesla increases base models" prices after record $1.6 billion profit in Q3

Tesla published its Q3 earnings report back on Wednesday, amassing over $13.7 billion in revenue and $1.6 billion in profit, despite the ongoing chip shortage and multiple shipment delays of the restyled Model S and Model X. At the moment, the EV com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 19 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 News20 hr. 19 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 News21 hr. 19 min. ago

Hackers are abusing a Craigslist security flaw to infect devices

Users begin seeing shady notifications about ads in violation of Craigslist company policy......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News21 hr. 19 min. ago

Microsoft 365 will soon offer extra security configuration

Microsoft 365 will soon support custom ARC configurations to further boost the anti-spoofing mechanisms for the platform......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Windows 11 users could be set for a significant security upgrade

Microsoft reportedly readying an improved Windows Defender for Windows 11......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

"Nanozyme" therapy prevents harmful dental plaque build-up

A growing body of evidence points to a link between iron-deficiency anemia and severe tooth decay. Whether the connection is correlative or causative is unknown, though both conditions are associated with poor diets and are more common in people livi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

Mountain snowpacks around the world are on the decline, and if the planet continues to warm, climate models forecast that snowpacks could shrink dramatically and possibly even disappear altogether on certain mountains, including in the western United.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021