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Intel and Samsung lend support to FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm

Qualcomm is facing litigation on several fronts.

Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission leveled a lawsuit against Qualcomm for resorting to anti-competitive tactics to maintain its position in the semiconductor segment. According to the lawsuit, Qualcomm imposed “onerous and anti-competitive supply and licensing terms on cell phone manufacturers” in a bid to weaken competition. Qualcomm has since filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, but Intel and Samsung — Qualcomm’s main rivals in the semiconductor category — are  [Read More…]

Google has changed its developer guidelines to protect users against phishing attacks

Taking steps to prevent future phishing scams.

Google has updated its app identity guidelines and put new review processes and restrictions on web apps that request user data in response to the phishing scam that popped up last week. It’s all outlined on the Google developer blog, which outlines the new steps web app developers will need to abide by in order to help Google and its users better detect spoofed or misleading app identities.

On May  [Read More…]

For or against, this is the one net neutrality video you should probably watch

Three years ago, John Oliver of Last Week Tonight made an impassioned plea for people to throw their support behind a movement that would eventually enshrine U.S. net neutrality rules under so-called Title II protections, which would classify internet service providers as public utilities and regulate them accordingly.

Now that Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the FCC, has made clear his own intention to repeal Title II and roll back many of the protections afforded consumers from ISP malfeasance,  [Read More…]

Can Huawei’s 2017 flagships compete against the Galaxy S8 in the UK?

Huawei isn’t targeting the same super-high price tier as Samsung with its new flagships. Nevertheless, the P10 series has a formidable high street presence.

If you’re used to the Apple/Samsung duopoly as it exists in the U.S. right now — sure, with a bit of LG and Motorola thrown in — then it might be a surprise to learn that Huawei is a major force in the UK market. The Chinese manufacturer has slowly but surely been  [Read More…]

Google’s next step against fake news is rolling out to Search

Can we make this a part of Facebook and Twitter next?

Google can’t stop fake news, but it will now do a better job labeling it as such when you see it. Searching for topics flooded by fake news will now have a new tag in the top results card with fact checking done by third parties. This same tag will be applied in Google News for situations where those articles have become top posts in the news cycle.  [Read More…]

Virtual Virtual Reality: It’s time to rebel against our AI Overlords!

The future has been automated leaving only Activitude employing Artisinal Humans to AI clients. You, are one of those Humans.

The future is bright, clean, Virtual, and nearly entirely automated. I am one of the few humans able to find actual employment with a company, Activitude, that promotes it’s use of Artisinal Humans as companions to their AI clients. With clients like a pinwheel who needs help with it’s garden, and a stick of butter that wants  [Read More…]

Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats for less than $25 (Deal of the Day)

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking, […]

$49 Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats — for life (Deal of the Day)

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking,

Here’s how the Motorola Moto G5 Play compares against the Moto G4 Play

Motorola’s Moto G4’s budget smartphone lineup has been received extremely well by consumers everywhere. So it’s no wonder Motorola and Lenovo are looking to unveil the next-gen Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus during MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. The Moto G5 Plus already leaked a while ago complete with images and a few

Trackmania Turbo VR review: it’s you against the track

Time to get loopy in your coupe.

Trackmania Turbo VR is, in one word, intense. The larger-than-life tracks, winding wallrides, and magnet corkscrews are taken to the next level when your face is stuck right behind your car. Never before has Trackmania been officially released for VR, and I’m sure many fans of the series always dreamed of what it would look like. Well, it’s here…sort of. This free add-on to Trackmania Turbo brings some of the  [Read More…]