Hackers Can Guess Your PIN by Using Smartphone Sensor Data: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The latest study shows the highest accuracy for guessing PINs Gyroscopes and proximity sensors can be tapped for motion details Using these sensors requires to permission from users Data from your smartphone sensors can reveal PINs and passwords to hackers and allow them to unlock your mobile devices, according to a study led by […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ ‘Unlikely’ to Be Unveiled at CES 2018: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung says it is “unlikely” to bring Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at CES Both flagships reportedly won’t have in-display fingerprint scanner The new Galaxy S9 family is expected to debut in MWC next year It was recently rumoured that Samsung will showcase its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January. But […]

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Apple to Launch Cheaper 9.7-Inch iPad in 2018: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple said to launch the new, cheaper iPad in second half of 2018 Cheaper iPad will reportedly be priced at $259, down from current $329 Will have similar design and tweaked specs compared to the 2017 iPad Apple is planning to launch its most affordable 9.7-inch iPad in 2018, according to a new report. The […]

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Lifestyle diseases biggest killer even in most backward states: Report

NEW DELHI: Lifestyle diseases like heart and chronic respiratory diseases now kill more people than communicable ones like tubercolosis or diarrhoea in every state in India, including the most backward. This was revealed in the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s Report released on Tuesday. The report notes that while all states have thus made what’s […]

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Goldman Sachs studying whether to trade in bitcoins: Report

Goldman Sachs is exploring whether to launch a trading venture in bitcoin in response to client demand, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. Goldman’s consideration of the digital currency could give bitcoin a boost at a time when it is under criticism in China and by some large banks. Goldman is looking […]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Standalone Star Wars Film Is in “Early Talks”: Report

Photo Credit: Lucasfilm/Disn Disney is considering a third standalone Star Wars film centred on Obi-Wan Kenobi, with English director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) in “early talks”, according to a new report. Unlike the new trilogy that began with 2015’s The Force Awakens and will continue with The Last Jedilater this year, the Obi-Wan film would be a Star Wars […]

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Govt seeks report on NSE trading glitch

The finance ministry today sought a report from Sebi on the technical glitch in the National Stock Exchange’s system that had led to trading disruptions. Sources at the ministry said it was a technical problem that led to trading disruptions and there was no information about hacking. Investors faced problems on the NSE, which had […]

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