Asus, Gigabyte Motherboard and Graphics Card Drivers Found to Have Security Vulnerabilities

Security research firm SecureAuth has discovered multiple serious vulnerabilities in drivers distributed with various Asus and Gigabyte hardware components, which could give remote attackers the ability to execute code on a victim’s PC. The drivers are used by software utilities to let users control various features that these manufacturers implement, including RGB LED lighting effects, … Read more Asus, Gigabyte Motherboard and Graphics Card Drivers Found to Have Security Vulnerabilities

Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five percent over the past five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and Hispanic employees across the company, the social media giant revealed on Friday. Releasing its fifth annual diversity report, Facebook said people from all backgrounds rely on Facebook to … Read more Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both … Read more Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

Twitter Says Reports Claiming Indian Leaders Have Fake Followers Are Deeply Flawed

HIGHLIGHTS Reports had claimed PM Modi had over 60 percent fake followers Fake follower measurement tool is not our product: Twitter “The methodology used by ‘Twitter Audit’ is deeply flawed” After reports surfaced that some of the top Indian politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modiand Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter accounts are infested with fake followers, the … Read more Twitter Says Reports Claiming Indian Leaders Have Fake Followers Are Deeply Flawed

Nokia 1 May Have Been Spotted in Newly Leaked Photos

It was recently reported that HMD Global is working on its first Android Go smartphone, likely to be called Nokia 1. An entry-level handset, this model will run the stripped-down version of Android Oreo, and will come with apps that consume fewer resources, such as Google Maps Go, Files Go, Google Go, etc. The Nokia 1 will be positioned … Read more Nokia 1 May Have Been Spotted in Newly Leaked Photos

OnePlus 5T Doesn’t Appear to Have ‘Jelly Scrolling’ Effect Seen on the OnePlus 5

OnePlus on Thursday eventually ended its teasers and unveiled the awaited OnePlus 5T as its next flagship. The new smartphone is already touted to be a “refinement” of its predecessor – OnePlus 5. But there is one big refinement over the previous OnePlus flagship – it appears to have avoided the ‘jelly scrolling’ effect, that was spotted on the OnePlus 5. In our time with … Read more OnePlus 5T Doesn’t Appear to Have ‘Jelly Scrolling’ Effect Seen on the OnePlus 5

Accessible housing: we have the solution

Accessible housing: we have the solution; now it’s time to use it CCS Disability Action has joined calls for the government to address New Zealand’s accessible housing shortage, with IHC and Auckland-based Disability Connect describing disabled New Zealanders as ‘shut out’ of the rental market. “Research shows strong evidence of a significant undersupply of accessible … Read more Accessible housing: we have the solution

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Will Have an Offline Focus in India, Says Rick Osterloh

Google has revealed that it will be focusing on offline presence of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones for the Indian market. The company stressed that the Indian consumers generally prefer purchasing premium devices only when they are able to experience it. Speaking with Gadgets 360 in an interaction following the launch, Rick Osterloh SVP Hardware … Read more Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Will Have an Offline Focus in India, Says Rick Osterloh

Tim Cook May Have Taken a Subtle Dig at Facebook in His MIT Commencement Speech

HIGHLIGHTS Tim Cook appeared to make a veiled swipe at Facebook in his MIT speech “Sometimes the very technology that is meant to connect us divides us” Cook seemed to imply that some technologies draw us in the wrong way Apple chief executive Tim Cook appeared to make a veiled swipe at Facebook on Friday … Read more Tim Cook May Have Taken a Subtle Dig at Facebook in His MIT Commencement Speech

Top Apple executive on Amazon Echo: ‘if you don’t have anything nice to say…’

Getty Images Phil Schiller, Apple A top Apple executive revealed he is not a fan of either Amazon’s Echo or Google Home’s speakers, amid speculation that the company could be releasing its own rival product. In a recent interview with Gadgets 360, Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, took a dig at … Read more Top Apple executive on Amazon Echo: ‘if you don’t have anything nice to say…’