A 17-year-old Florida boy masterminded the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter, including those of US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, officials said on Friday. A 19-year-old British man and a 22-year-old man in Orlando, Florida were also charged under US federal law with aiding the attack, the Justice
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In films and TV shows, there are always hackers for hire. From action movies to crime procedurals, a skilled computer hacker can help disable security systems, locate confidential information, or piece together a crime in seconds. It’s easy to dismiss this as fiction and creative license, though. That said, it does make you wonder whether
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Critical digital rights battles over privacy, free speech and anonymity are increasingly being fought in video games, a growing market that is becoming a “new political arena,” experts and insiders said on Thursday. With the industry set to more than double annual revenues to $300 billion (roughly Rs. 22.44 lakh crores) by 2025, questions about
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Government’s surprise move to restrict imports of TVs, announced on Thursday, will boost local manufacturing, strengthening Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Make in India’ drive, an industry body said. The trade ministry issued a notice late on Thursday saying it would restrict inbound shipments of TVs by requiring importers to get a special licence. It
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Redmi K30 Ultra has been spotted on Chinese regulatory body TENAA’s website, a tipster has claimed. The phone is said to carry model number M2006J10C and come with a pop-up selfie camera. The TENAA listing hints at the specifications of the rumoured phone including its RAM options, storage options, cameras, colour variants, and more. Additionally,
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Electronic Arts on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for adjusted revenue after beating quarterly estimates, encouraged by strong player engagement and increased videogame sales to stuck-at-home gamers. EA, popular for titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Battlefield, raised its full year adjusted revenue outlook to about $5.95 billion (roughly Rs. 44,527 crores) from
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Online dating has been around for decades in various forms. First there were bulletin boards, then came the dating websites, and now there are dating apps. In fact, online dating has long shed its original stigma and is now the most popular way that couples meet. Despite that, online dating sucks. And it doesn’t matter
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OnePlus has taken the lead in the premium smartphone segment in India during the second quarter of this year, according to an analysis by Counterpoint Research. Samsung followed closely in second, and Apple earned the third spot. The Chinese manufacturer’s performance was boosted by the launch of its latest flagship model, the 5G-enabled OnePlus 8,
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Noise Colorfit Nav smartwatch, the company’s first wearable with built-in GPS, has been launched in India. Noise has been teasing it for quite sometime and now it has officially unveiled the smartwatch. The wearable is equipped with a high-resolution display, customisable watch faces, 10 sports modes, heart rate and sleep monitor, and supports social media
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