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Daily News – 8th of August 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new QuadRooter is a new vulnerability affecting over 900 Million Android devices The term includes a set of four vulnerabilities that would eventually end up affecting 900 million Android smartphones and tablets with Qualcomm chipsets. The vulnerability is dubbed as “QuadRooter” and as one might deduce from the name it has everything to do…

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Top news this week, 1st-5th of August 2016

Important announcements Facebook’s new Incubator may show us how open source should work Social media giant Facebook has decided to give a structure to the open source software with its new Incubator hub, prompting the developers to think new ways about the software. The Facebook Incubator is the company’s new process for releasing open-source projects…

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Daily News – 5th of August 2016

What’s new Apple announces $200,000 bug bounty program Unlike many of the other major tech companies, Apple has never had a formal bug bounty program or corporate policy for welcoming outsiders who poke holes in their security features. The offer was presented at Black Hat, a large computer security conference, where the audience burst into…

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Daily News – 4th of August 2016

What’s new DJI is opening an indoor drone arena for first-time fliers and professionals alike Drone maker DJI said this week it’s opening a drone arena in Yongin, South Korea, later this month. The 1,395-square-metre venue will be kitted out with an LED-lit racing circuit, maintenance workstations, safety nets and a screen giving flyers a…

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Daily News – 3rd of August 2016

What’s new Researchers develop video that you can reach out and touch The MIT team has created an imaging technique called Interactive Dynamic Video (IDV) that allows users to reach in and “touch” objects in videos. IDV uses traditional cameras and algorithms to find the tiny and almost invisible vibrations of an object and create…

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Daily News – 2nd of August 2016

What’s new Japan’s NHK begins world’s first 8K TV broadcasts The country will have the world’s highest resolution Olympics coverage. Japan began the world’s first regular 8K television broadcasts on Monday, five days ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games. 8K refers to broadcasts with a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels. That’s 16…

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Top news this week, 25th-29th of July 2016

Important announcements Huawei and Vodafone have completed the world’s first 5G outdoor field test Huawei and Vodafone hit 20Gbps peak rate following the completion of a 5G e-band outdoor field test at Vodafone Emerald House in Newbury, United Kingdom Huawei has claimed it is world’s first 5G outdoor field test using e-band to reach 20Gbps…

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Daily News – 29th of July 2016

What’s new Oracle buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion to gain cloud computing clout Both Oracle and NetSuite’s cloud service offerings aimed at enterprise customers will continue to operate and “coexist in the marketplace forever,” according to a statement by Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Oracle and NetSuite both offer software applications that help companies automate back…

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Daily News – 28th of July 2016

What’s new Apple confirms it is investing heavily in augmented reality Apple CEO Tim Cook has finally confirmed what many in the tech industry have suspected all along. Apple has likely been involved with augmented reality way before the Pokémon craze grew legs. Indeed, most major tech players have been toying with the concept of…

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