Tuesday 7th of April 2020
Experts forecast a surge of cyberattacks in Bahrain
Local and international experts warned of a surge of cyberattacks on companies and institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Apple now lets some video streaming apps bypass the App Store cut
Apple on Wednesday confirmed the existence of a program for streaming video providers that allows those platforms to bypass its standard 30 percent App Store fee when selling individual purchases, lik...
Samsung offers 50-percent buy-back guarantee on the Galaxy S20
Samsung phones are notorious for dropping in price quickly — the S20, for example, went on sale for $200 below its MSRP within weeks of its first release.
Zoom isn’t actually end-to-end encrypted
Zoom states on its website and in its security white paper that it supports end-to-end encryption for its meetings.
Valve will delay some Steam auto-updates to preserve bandwidth
Valve announced today that it won’t automatically update games in customers’ libraries as regularly as before to help preserve bandwidth during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Huawei says US trade ban is a ‘big difficulty’ to selling phones
Huawei’s revenue grew by 19.1 percent last year to around $121 billion, but the company says those numbers would be far higher if the United States had not cracked down on its ability to do business.
Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook hits shelves April 6th
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Chromebook finally has an official release date. You’ll be able to buy it at Samsung and Best Buy next Monday, April 6th, starting at $999.
Coronavirus test kits from S. Korea win US FDA pre-approval
Three Korean coronavirus test-kit makers have won preliminary approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for kits to be exported to the United States to help it battle the...
Nvidia adds Control to GeForce Now and promises new games every week
Nvidia says its GeForce Now cloud gaming service will start getting new games every Thursday, starting with Remedy Entertainment’s sci-fi action title Control.
Tesla’s shrinking its workforce at the Nevada Gigafactory because of the coronavirus
One week after Tesla said it would keep up “normal” operations at the Gigafactory in Nevada, the company now plans to scale back the workforce there by “more than 75 percent” as the state shelters in...
Amazon is giving workers a letter to prove they are doing an ‘essential’ job
As a growing list of states order “nonessential” businesses closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, Amazon is giving warehouse and delivery workers letters to carry saying that they are engaged in esse...
Microsoft to end investments in facial recognition firms after AnyVision controversy
Microsoft says it will no longer invest in third-party facial recognition companies following a controversy around its funding of Israeli startup AnyVision, which critics and human rights activists sa...