LG teases new V device for IFA

LG looks set to introduce its next flagship smartphone, as part of its V-series, at this year’s IFA event in Berlin on 31 August. In an invitation, the company promised a “big announcement”, but stopped short of revealing exactly what it was set to unveil. However, a “save the date” image of a smartphone in…

Duty Calls Popular Shooter Back to World War II

Call of Duty will return to its World War II roots when the latest title arrives this November, publisher Activision Blizzard announced on Wednesday. The franchise has been a steady hit maker since its 2003 debut. Various titles in the series have become regular staples in e-sports tournaments and Major League Gaming. Call of Duty…

Red Hat Gives JBoss AMQ a Makeover

Red Hat on Thursday announced JBoss AMQ 7, a messaging platform upgrade that enhances its overall performance and improves client availability for developers. JBoss AMQ is a lightweight, standards-based open source platform designed to enable real-time communication between applications, services, devices and the Internet of Things. It is based on the upstream Apache ActiveMQ and…

Millions Have Picked Up False Guide Malware at Google Play Store

  As many as 2 million Android users might have downloaded apps that were infected with the FalseGuide malware, security research firm Check Point warned on Monday. Millions May Have Picked Up FalseGuide Malware at Google Play Store The oldest of the infected apps could have been uploaded to Google Play as long ago as…

Ubuntu Mobile Gamble to Set Out in June

Canonical this week said that it will end its support for Ubuntu Touch phones and Ubuntu-powered tablets in June, and that it will shut down its app store at the end of this year. The company previously had signaled the system’s demise, but it had not fixed a date. With Ubuntu Touch, a unified mobile…

Top 10 2017 laptops you would love to have

    Dell XPS 13 Still first-rate, now with Kaby Lake CPU: Intel Core i3 – i7 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620 | Screen: 13.3-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) | Storage: 128GB – 512GB SSD $999.00 VIEW AT AMAZON MARKETPLACE $1247.30 View at Amazon $1320.49   Faster than ever Same long-lasting battery Still poor webcam position No Windows Hello With…

Facebook and instagram to get spy app’s the hard way

Facebook on Monday moved to prevent spy applications from accessing its users’ data. The company has updated its Facebook and Instagram policies to prohibit developers from using data obtained from those platforms in surveillance tools, according to Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer at Facebook. Facebook already has taken enforcement actions against devs who created…

Accenture and Docker Team on Container Services

Accenture and Docker on Wednesday announced an expanded global alliance and the availability of container services within the Accenture Cloud Factory. The new services provide a faster industrialized on-ramp solution for enterprises moving to the cloud. They focus on container enablement of applications and feature use of Docker Datacenter (Enterprise Edition – Standard). Docker Datacenter…

Watson Joins Cybersecurity Warriors’ Ranks

IBM this week announced Watson for Cyber Security, a powerful new ally for organizations that want to protect their data from Net marauders. The new offering bolsters the ability of information security pros to analyze the flood of information from the roughly 200,000 events that pour into their Security Operations Centers, or SOCs, every day….

Apple CEO Tim Cook is ready to fight fake news

  Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for a campaign against fake news. Its purveyors — largely interested only in getting the most clicks — are defeating the people who are trying to tell the most truth, he told the UK’s Daily Telegraph in an exclusive interview last week. Fake news is “killing people’s minds…

Facebook Aims at a Spot in the Living Room

Facebook is working on a video app for set-top boxes, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The social network wants to deliver longer-form video content — and with it video ads — to the living room TV, the one screen it has been unable to reach. Facebook Aims to Carve Out a Spot in the…