Samsung’s new flash memory chips will make smartphones with 512GB of storage a reality. The company on Tuesday began mass production of the universal flash storage chips, which will be designed for next-generation premium smartphones. The flash memory is twice as dense as Samsung’s previous 256GB storage chips, but occupies the same amount of space […]
Virtual keyboard app developer Ai.Type accidentally exposed the personal data of 31 million users, including their phone contacts, according to security researchers. The files were stored in a MongoDB database that was configured so that anyone online could access it. Researchers at Kromtech Security Center discovered the problem and notified Ai.Type last month. In an […]
(Image: file photo) Google on Tuesday began rolling out the final version of Android 8.1 to Pixel and Nexus device owners, bringing minor updates to the Oreo platform. Google said more devices will receive the update soon. Android 8.1, which has been available in beta testing for a month, includes the Neural Networks API that […]
If you’ve ever been pushed into or tried out for a high school sports team, you probably had your fair share of embarrassing moments. But don’t worry, you’ll never have to relive them – unless they’re posted on social media… Twitter user Lesley Goynes (@lesleygoynes) shared a cringe-worthy video of a friend over the weekend, […]
In a statement, Google said YouTube will no longer function on Fire TV and Echo show devices unless Amazon starts playing ball.
Intel’s stumbles in the mobile arena grew to become Qualcomm’s gains with its Snapdragon platform, but now it appears that Qualcomm intends to upend their dominance in entry-level PCs as well. Today, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced that Windows would begin running on systems powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile chipsets. This isn’t entirely earth-shattering given that […]
Enlarge / Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sherpa Capital Shervin Pishevar and Executive Editor of Recode Kara Swisher speak onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images reader comments 1 Share this story Shervin Pishevar, a well-known […]
Commentary: In its final review of Apple’s latest phone, the consumer publication points to durability as the X’s weakness.
Pranav Deshpande Contributor Pranav Deshpande is a San Francisco-based product marketer and a volunteer with Startup Bridge at Stanford. Startup Bridge connects leading technology innovators in the U.S. and India to build new relationships for tomorrow’s moonshots. There’s an old trope in the West that India is like Indian trains — exotic, lurching and slow. […]
(Reuters) – A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware. FILE PHOTO – The YouTube app logo is seen on a smartphone in this picture […]