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The Google Pixel has a scary vulnerability that could compromise all your data

The PwnFest hacking competition, held in Seoul yesterday saw an interesting demonstration by a white-hat hacker group, called Qihoo 360. The hack successfully targeted Google’s shiny new Pixel handset, won the group a $120,000 cash prize and opened-up a lot of patching work for Google. Both the regular and XL versions of the smartphone appear to be susceptible to the ... Read More »

‘Night mode’ (eye strain reduction) could make a return on Nexus devices

Many were upset that ‘Night mode’ went missing on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X once the Android Nougat 7.1 beta OTA was installed. After much buzz about the omission of Night mode, Ian Lake from Google spoke about why the feature went missing: “it requires driver support that is no present on Nexus devices,” This was about a couple ... Read More »

IITs, NITs Could Be Set Up On 50 Less Land

A panel set up to determine the area of land required to set up centrally funded institutes have concluded that an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) could be set up within 260 acre of land, which is 50 per cent less than the existing requirement. In case of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM), the committee has proposed that such ... Read More »

New Understanding Of Antibodies Could Help To Develop Potential HIV Vaccines

WASHINGTON: A recent study at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that holes in HIV’s defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine. It appears that antibodies can target these holes, which are scattered in HIV’s protective sugar or ‘glycan’ shield and the question is now whether these holes can be exploited to induce protective antibodies. Lead ... Read More »

Apple iPhone event could mark turning point in spite of low expectations, say analysts

With a declining stock, and general negative sentiment against the company, Apple needs to get its mojo back. But lukewarm expectations ahead of Wednesday’s product launch in San Francisco — where CEO Tim Cook is expected to introduce the iPhone 7, among other things — could help push the stock higher in coming months, say analysts. Apple’s fortunes have become ... Read More »

Hair forensics could yield false positives for cocaine use

Hair analysis has become standard practice for determining whether someone has abused illicit drugs. But some experts have questioned whether current methods to wash away external contaminants from samples might affect test results. Now one team confirms that for cocaine detection, a pretreatment step can cause the drug on the outside of a hair shaft to wash into it and ... Read More »

Phone hacking: What the FBI won’t reveal could hurt users, experts argue

WASHINGTON—We already know that law enforcement agencies can hack our phones. But we don’t know what they find, how they find it, or even who helps them discover the information. Top cybersecurity experts and lawmakers argued about how much should be revealed at a July 11 meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus. “Government hacking has already happened. The question of ... Read More »

palms on: The OneCompute Moto Mod could turn your Android phone into your laptop

We simply saw Motorola do something with Android that to date, most effective windows 10 has beencapable of do. Motorola’s OneCompute prototype Moto Mod takes the idea behind home windows 10’s Continuum function—the ability to assignment a home windows smartphone onto a laptop—and ports it to Android. proven at figure business enterprise Lenovo’s Tech world exhibition Thursday in San Francisco, ... Read More »

cancer tablets could target autoimmune diseases

capsules currently being trialled in cancer patients had been used to efficiently goal an autoimmunesituation in mice at UCL and King’s university London. The study, published in cell reviews, worried giving cancer pills to mice and inducing uveitis, an incurable autoimmune eye condition accountable for 1 in each 10 cases of visible impairment inside the united kingdom. The condition turned ... Read More »

Motorola XT1622 and XT1642 pass through FCC, could be Moto G4 and G4 Plus

multiple unknown Motorola phones have been certified by FCC. The gadgets in question carry versionnumbers of XT1622 and XT1642, suggesting that those should very well be the approaching Moto G4 and G4 Plus given that ultimate yr‘s Moto G3 changed into the XT1540. The Moto G4 has additionally been spotted on benchmarking web page Geekbench, revealing a number ofits key ... Read More »