How to Protect Yourself From Card Skimming

How to Protect Yourself From Card Skimming

Brian Gadberry via Getty Images Card skimming is the practice of installing skimmers, or clandestine card readers, into ATMs. Card skimmers read your card number at the same time as the ATM. Combined with a pinhole camera that allows your PIN to be identified as you type it in, these systems allow criminals to steal […]

Wi-Fi calling

Wi-Fi calling

Mobile phone signal not quite as reliable as it should be? Getting a signal strong enough to make a call outdoors normally isn’t a problem, but indoors can be a completely different matter? Wi-Fi calling aims to solve indoor mobile black spots by allowing users to send and receive phone calls and text messages without […]

ZTE’s Axon Elite Smartphone Can Be Unlocked Using Your Eyes, Voice and Fingerprints

ZTE’s Axon Elite Smartphone Can Be Unlocked Using Your Eyes, Voice and Fingerprints

The Axon Elite is the world’s first smartphone that can be unlocked using just your eyes. China’s telecommunications firm ZTE unveiled its latest mobile phone, which also has voice and fingerprint recognition, on Thursday at the IFA tech conference. Its eye scanning tech is (at least on paper) its most attractive feature, given that most […]

The IT Talent Problem

Way back in 2000, just before the dot-com bust, I wrote a weekly column for CIO magazine, and I spent months covering “the technology workforce crisis.” The big issue was the cap that the U.S. government had put on H‑1B visas and the strong need that companies had for developers and other technologists. Then along […]

Apple to launch first fitness app with iOS8

New Delhi: Apple may launch its first ever app with an iWatch, which seems to be focused heavily on the health and fitness market. If we believe on reports, this very special app of Apple will come along with operating system iOS 8 mobile and iPad OS in 2014. The company is working on to […]

Google disables two Chrome extensions displaying pop-up ads.

Washington: Google has reportedly taken down two extensions from its Chrome Web Store that apparently force fed users with pop-up ads. A month earlier, the search giant had announced disabling some of its toolbars and other “multipurpose extensions” from the Chrome Web Store in a bid to protect users from pop-up ads. According to Cnet, […]

Facebook accused of scanning users’ private messages.

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been sued for allegedly scouring through users’ private messages to provide data to marketers and advertisers, according to reports. Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley filed the class-action suit in the Northern District Court of California. They accused Facebook of scanning private messages with URLs in […]

iPad Air more popular than iPad 4: Study

Apple’s recently launched iPad Air, touted to be thinner and faster is reportedly outpacing the iPad 4, new data has revealed. Data provided by Fiksu pointed that the iPad Air, launched a month back, is more adopted by consumers than the standard iPad 4 by a wide margin. According to Cnet, Fiksu samples millions of […]

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