Google deploys patch for security flaws in chips

San Francisco, Jan 5 : To safeguard its customers from potential security bugs in chips, Google has deployed a novel chip-level patch across its entire infrastructure, resulting in only minor declines in performance in most cases. “In response to the vulnerabilities that were discovered, we developed a novel mitigation called ‘Retpoline’ — a binary modification technique […]

Samsung to launch ‘Galaxy On7 Prime’ on Amazon.in

New Delhi, Jan 5 : Samsung India is set to refresh its Galaxy “On” series in India with the launch of “Galaxy On7 Prime” in the second week of January, exclusively on Amazon.in. Industry sources told IANS that the smartphone will come with a 13MP front and 13MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9. The […]

Rs 29,999 Honor View 10 in India on January 8

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Taking on OnePlus 5T, Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Thursday announced that bezel-less View 10 smartphone with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled chipset — the first from Honor — will arrive in India for Rs 29,999 (6GB+128 GB variant) on January 8. The powerful Kirin 970 chipset which include […]

Indian WhatsApp users sent 20 bn messages on New Year’s Eve

New Delhi, Jan 4  WhatApp users in India sent over a record 20 billion messages to exchange greetings on New Year’s Eve, the Facebook-owned company said on Thursday. The messages were sent between 12 a.m. till 11.59 p.m. on December 31. “New Year’s Eve was WhatsApp’s biggest messaging day ever, closing out a successful year […]

Google starts testing its Fuchsia OS on Pixelbook

San Francisco, Jan 3 : Google has started testing its Fuchsia Operating System (OS) on the $1000 Pixelbook hybrid laptop that was unveiled alongside the second-generation Pixel smartphone and Google Home Mini smart speaker at the company’s 2017 hardware event in California, reports said. “This isn’t your typical developer operating system, and you’ll need two […]