Monthly Archives: February 2019

Retailers facing more bot attacks than ever

From May to December of last year, hackers directed credential abuse attempts at retail sites more than 10bn times according to new research from Akamai. The firm’s 2019 State of the Internet / Security: Retail Attacks and API Traffic report shed light on the fact that the retail industry was …

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Thunderclap hack makes Macs and PCs with Thunderbolt ports vulnerable

If you’ve bought a recently released MacBook, Windows laptop or really any PC equipped with a Thunderbolt port, there’s a new vulnerability you should watch out for. The new vulnerability has been dubbed Thunderclap and it could leave computers open to serious attacks such as running malicious code on your …

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Polestar’s new electric sports car is built to take on Tesla

Polestar has unveiled its first fully-electric sports car – the Polestar 2 – with an explicit plan to take on Elon Musk. The five-door fastback will enter production in 2020, aimed at the same audience as the Tesla Model 3. “Polestar 2 is our first fully electric car and first …

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The best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings

Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep you posted about upcoming events and meetings. They can also give you directions …

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Shenmue 3: release date, trailers and news

It’s been 18 years since the release of Shenmue 2, and, for a long time, it looked like we would never see another installation in the action-adventure series. But, thanks to unrelenting fans, the persistence of director Yu Suzuki, and a successful Kickstarter, we’re finally seeing Shenmue 3 release in …

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Samsung launches fastest flash chip

Samsung has announced that it has started mass producing the world’s first 512GB smartphone chip with embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) 3.0 specifications. The new chip could find its way into the Galaxy Fold and other upcoming smartphones from the Korean hardware giant, giving them read and write speeds comparable …

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Hisense TV lineup 2019: the year of ULED television

What to make of Hisense? The Chinese manufacturer has long had a reputation for affordable TVs, speakers, and assorted home appliances – though its growth in the television space has shown there’s far more to the brand than simply budget tech. With ultra-thin models, forays into 8K and projector-television hybrids …

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