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Apple is to miss its revenue forecast for the March quarter due to the coronavirus epidemic, the US tech giant said Monday, warning that iPhone supplies worldwide would also be impacted, underlining the economic cost of the health crisis.

Fashioning new wearable tech with nanowires

Advances in wearable technology are possible with the increased application of nanotechnology, in the form of nanowires and nanotubes constructed from tellurium. This provides strength and flexibility.

Q&A: Data center energy efficiency: Moving beyond batteries Special

There are several way to make existing data centers more energy efficient, such as with the adoption of technologies that can impact both consumption and bottom line. John Jeter of VYCON explains more.

Fraudsters are using coronavirus fears for phishing campaigns Special

There have been a number of recent instances where fraudsters are taking advantage of coronavirus fears in order to successfully conduct phishing attacks. Will LaSala of OneSpan tells Digital Journal how this happening.

Data leaks: Why the cure isn’t just in the cloud Special

Many companies are turning to cloud-based software solutions to safeguard their data, but Rene Meyer, VP of Technology at AMAX says businesses should start with the box as a stronger alternative platform.

Q&A: AI license plate recognition system for home security Special

New license plate recognition technology has been designed to provide homeowners with alerts when an unauthorized vehicle enters their property. Called Watchman, the technology integrates with smart home systems.

South Korean TV 'reunites' mother with dead daughter in VR show

A tearful reunion between a mother and her dead daughter via advanced virtual reality for a South Korean television has become an online hit, triggering fierce debate about voyeurism and exploitation.

Canadian companies get $1million each to tackle plastic waste

Canada's Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the three winners of the Plastics Innovation Challenge on Wednesday. Each business will receive $1 million to develop technologies to address plastic waste from food packaging and construction.

Google Nest users will be required to follow 2F-authentication Special

Within a few months, Google Nest users will be required to use two-factor authentication (2FA) to access their devices. This has come a little late, but is still welcomed by Pulse Secure CMO Scott Gordon.

Apple pledges to support passwordless authentication movement Special

Apple has recently joined the FIDO Alliance to support efforts to replace password-only logins with secure and fast login experiences across websites and apps using the emerging standard WebAuthn. Ben Goodman looks at the issue.

World Mobile Congress cancelled over coronavirus fears

Organisers of the World Mobile Congress said Wednesday they have cancelled the world's top mobile trade fair due to fears stemming from the coronavirus that sparked an exodus of industry heavyweights.

Google vs EU: a decade-long saga goes to court

Google and the EU have a big day in court Wednesday as the search engine giant enters a new phase of a legal saga that began a decade ago.The Silicon Valley juggernaut is appealing a 2.4 billion euro ($2.

Samsung joins the fold with Galaxy Z Flip smartphone

Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its second folding smartphone, a "Z Flip" handset with a lofty price tag aimed at "trendsetters."The smartphone flips open, like a pocket cosmetics case, opening into a 6.7-inch screen.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip folding smartphone

Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its second folding phone, a "Z Flip" model with a lofty price tag aimed at "trendsetters."The smartphone flips open, like a pocket cosmetics case, opening into a 6.7-inch screen.

AI and EV chargers team up to revolutionize home EV charging

Moixa has teamed up with energy solutions company Alfen to run a trial looking at the impact of smart charging on electric vehicle (EV) owners’ energy bills and carbon emissions.

Personal information of 6.5 million Israeli voters leaked Special

An election app called Elector potentially exposed the personal information of all the 6.5 million (6,453,254) Israeli voter population. Anurag Kahol of Bitglass looks into the matter.

No, Bill Gates is not buying a hydrogen-powered superyacht

Sinot's concept yacht - Aqua, made the news over the past weekend when international media published stories saying that billionaire Bill Gates had purchased the $644 million luxury vessel. However, the Aqua is not for sale says Sinot.

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft had major software glitches

Seven weeks after Boeing's CST-100 Starliner failed to reach the International Space Station as planned during its first orbital flight test, NASA and Boeing officials disclosed the preliminary results of an investigation into what went wrong.

Cybersecurity risk with smart bulbs and other home devices

It was recently discovered that a firmware flaw in Philips Hue smart bulbs allows hackers to potentially spread malware throughout a network. Is this flaw with IoT devices part of a growing trend?

Interview: Cloud’s biggest threat? The customers who use it Special

The cloud computing market is growing rapidly, backed by major players like Google and Amazon. However impactful, companies need to consider the cybersecurity risks involved in gravitating to the cloud. A security consultant provides an overview.

Q&A: Looking into the future of autonomous vehicle safety Special

How safe are autonomous vehicles? rideOS CEO and co-founder, Justin Ho, believes that in order to bring AV fleets to market there needs to be an underlying technology enabling vehicles to speak with one another.

China turns to AI, data in fight against virus

A man who had travelled to Wuhan -- the central city at the heart of China's coronavirus crisis –- was surprised when police showed up at his door after he returned home, asking to check his temperature.

Personal mobile devices at work increase cyber-risks

A new report finds that the blurring of the use of personable devices at work. as companies encourage people to use their own smartphones, is creating a more challenging level of cyber-risk.

Startup Nuro's self-driving vehicle bypasses U.S. safety rules

For the first time, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency has approved a company’s request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn’t meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans.

US should buy control of Nokia, Ericsson to fight Huawei: attorney general

The United States and its allies should take controlling stakes in Nokia, Ericsson or both to battle Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's dominance of the 5G market, US Attorney general Bill Barr said Thursday.

Huawei sues Verizon over alleged patent infringement

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said Thursday it had filed two lawsuits in Texas courts against Verizon that accuse the US wireless carrier of patent infringement.

Microsoft fixes 'sudden' search bar fault on Windows 10

Microsoft has responded within 24 hours to a glitch with Windows 10, where users suddenly found that the search bar function was unable to located files held on personal computers.

Old wind turbine blades present a recycling problem

Companies are searching for ways to deal with the tens of thousands of wind turbine blades that have reached the end of their lives. It's estimated that in the U.S., there will be over 720,000 tons of blade material to dispose of over the next 20 years.

YouTube toughens up stance on deepfake videos Special

YouTube has toughened up its approach to deepfake videos, by announcing new measures to expunge any such content from its service. One of the reasons for the new stance is to create a level playing field ahead of the U.S. elections.

Google says glitch sent people's videos to strangers

Google on Tuesday said that a software glitch resulted in some Photo app smartphone videos being given to the wrong people.Google was notifying those who may have been affected."We are very sorry this happened," Google said in reply to an AFP inquiry.

Buisnesses now face maturing cybercrime risks

Over the next decade, businesses will face maturing cybercrime and renewed nation-state cyberattacks. Both of these threats are key areas for which businesses need to be aware, as well as for governments to take action.

Electric scooters could be under cybersecurity risk

Electric scooters are growing in popularity in many parts of the world. While the safety risks have been well-publicised, such as data posted by the U.S. CDC, the cybersecurity risks are not as well known – and yet these could be equally serious.

Advancing medical imaging with 4D liquid crystal microlenses

Medical imaging has progressed from 2D to 3D, and with this improved patient outcomes. The next stage is '4D', defined as 3D with additional data relating to information on light polarization. This promises to further improve analysis.

Clearwave Connect: Tablet-based medical checkin application

Clearwave, a self-service check-in solution company, has announced the new product for the MedTech industry. The system enables patients to be booked in and, applicable to the U.S, for-profit healthcare system, for payments from patients to be made.

Q&A: Most city networks have weak cybersecurity measures in place Special

The U.S. government and major cities are bracing for an Iranian cybersecurity attack. This major cyberthreat highlights the lack of adequate cybersecurity solutions government and city networks currently have, explains Eyal Elyashiv of Cynamics.

Personal information of passengers from Indian airline breached Special

A security researcher was able to access and unencrypted database that contained personal information on over 1.2 million passengers of India’s largest privately owned airlines SpiceJet. This is the latest in a series of data breaches.

NC State and Delta partner on commercial application of quantum

Delta Air Lines has announced it will be the founding industry partner to join the IBM Q Hub at NC State, as part of a multi-year collaborative effort to explore the capabilities and potential commercial applications of quantum computing

Aston Martin delays EV production concentrates on gas models

Aston Martin has officially delayed the launch of all of its planned electric vehicles as it attempts to get back on a solid financial basis.

Rocket Lab kicks off new year with U.S. spysat launch

Rocket Lab successfully launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office Jan. 30 in the first of up to a dozen launches planned by the company this year, while chalking up another big step toward rocket reusability in the process.

Q&A: How you hold your phone can help protect it from hackers Special

How someone holds their phone is becoming a criteria for securing their identity from hackers. If you usually hold it with your right hand, and a left-handed hacker is trying to gain access to your phone, they can be stopped because of that difference.

LabCorp's latest data breach repercussions Special

LabCorp has suffered its second data breach in less than a year. This new data breach carries significant repercussions for digital identity in healthcare. Such data contains information like dates of birth and Social Security Numbers.
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