Is Mobile Ecosystem Secure Anymore? – Channels Television

Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s revelation of a security flaw allowing hackers to inject spyware on smartphones has raised fresh concerns by many, about the security of the mobile ecosystem.Here are five key questions and answers:What happened to WhatsApp?The security hole in the WhatsApp messaging app could enable an attacker to inject malware to gain access to Android…

Japan Tests Next-Generation Shinkansen Bullet Train – Channels Television

A prototype of Japan’s next-generation Shinkansen bullet train, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run Thursday.The train, code-named ALFA-X, will eventually hit 360 kilometres per hour when it begins to take passengers in about a decade, according…

Singapore Red Cross Website Hacked, Details Of 4,000 Potential Blood Donors Leaked – Channels...

The Singapore Red Cross said on Thursday that its website had been hacked and the personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors compromised in the latest cyber attack on the city-state.Singapore, one of the world’s most digitally advanced countries, has been the target of multiple high-profile hacks in recent times, including the theft…

Facebook Tightens Live-Streaming In Crackdown On Violence – Channels Television

Facebook announced on Wednesday it is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre.People who have broken certain rules, including those against “dangerous organizations and individuals,” will be restricted from using the Facebook Live streaming feature, said vice president of integrity Guy Rosen.“Following the…

Tech Giants Vow ‘Transparent’ Measures To Prevent Online Extremism – Channels Television

(File Photo) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers’ screens.LOIC VENANCE / AFPMajor technology firms pledged Wednesday to cooperate on “transparent, specific measures” to prevent the posting of violent extremist content online, part of a “Christchurch Call” launched in the wake of the…

Facebook Removes ‘Fake’ Accounts Linked To Pakistani Military – Channels Television

Facebook is removing 103 pages, groups and accounts linked to the media wing of Pakistan’s military, the social media giant announced Monday, calling them “fake” accounts created to manipulate people.The statement by Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, shines a rare light on efforts by Pakistan’s shadowy military establishment to use social media as…

World’s First 5G Phone Released In South Korea – Channels Television

A Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is displayed at an SK Telecom shop during a launch event in Seoul on April 5, 2019.JUNG Yeon-Je / AFPSamsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world’s first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative…

Pinterest Sets IPO Price Range, To Raise Up To $1.5bn – Channels Television

Pinterest said Monday it would raise up to $1.5 billion in its stock offering, setting a price range that trims the value of the online visual discovery startup.San Francisco-based Pinterest’s price range of $15 to $17 a share would give it an estimated valuation of some $11 billion, below the $12 billion in its most…

EU Unveils Ethics Guidelines For Artificial Intelligence – Channels Television

The European Union presented ethics guidelines Monday as it seeks to promote its own artificial intelligence sector, which has fallen behind developments in China and the United States.The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, unveiled a framework aimed at boosting trust in AI by ensuring, for example, data about EU citizens are not used to…

Scientists Unveil ‘First’ 3D Print Of Heart With Human Tissue, Vessels – Channels Television

Scientists in Israel on Monday unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” / AFPScientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances…

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