Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Since the app is side-loading its adware and not serving the ads itself, the bad app should be easier to detect, but it does lower its profile by limiting itself to only functions used by legitimate programs and nothing more.

Apple Reveals New Watches, Muscular Tablet at Online Event

Apple Reveals New Watches, Muscular Tablet at Online Event

Kevin Krewell, a principal analyst with Tirias Research, maintained Apple is taking its smart watch to the next level in fitness and health with the Series 6 line.

ANNOUNCEMENT Odyssey: Update on VR and Ship Interiors

ANNOUNCEMENT Odyssey: Update on VR and Ship Interiors

We are aware that there are a lot of questions across the community and while we will be bringing a more detailed FAQ for these very soon we felt it was right to update you on a couple of the most discussed topics in the Elite Community at this time, specifically around VR in Odyssey, and ship interiors.

Most Tech and Finance Firms Delaying Office Returns Into 2021

Most Tech and Finance Firms Delaying Office Returns Into 2021

His company recently surveyed 3,500 business executives and decision makers, revealing that managers and workers were not only hesitant to return to an office but felt they were more productive working remotely.

PS5 price and release update following great news for PlayStation VR fans

PS5 price and release update following great news for PlayStation VR fans

A recent financial report from Sony adds: “Through introducing new technologies in speed, haptics and sound, we can further improve on the exclusive experience available on the PS4, and aim to make the PS5 a truly next-generation console by providing game experiences that were not possible before.

How to Protect Data From Natural Disasters

How to Protect Data From Natural Disasters

IT resilience -- essential to disaster recovery -- is a measure of an organization's ability to protect data during planned disruptive events, effectively react to unplanned events, and accelerate data-oriented business initiatives.

Return of Remote Workers Brings New Challenges to IT Heads

Return of Remote Workers Brings New Challenges to IT Heads

"Unfortunately, during these times when many organizations have been forced to shift to a more distributed business model, hybrid work practices are causing organizational challenges related to rising cybersecurity risk, defenses being tested, and weaknesses being exposed," Hahad told TechNewsWorld.

The Long Journey Into Holographic Transportation

The Long Journey Into Holographic Transportation

Aexa Aerospace, which provides custom software and hologram development for mixed and virtual reality devices for aerospace, medical and other industries, is one of several companies working on holographic transportation.

5G Rollout Includes Challenges to Supply Chain, WFH Value

5G Rollout Includes Challenges to Supply Chain, WFH Value

Najeeb, Digital Marketing Analyst at Fingent, an enterprise software development company headquartered in White Plains, N.Y. But like anything new in the electronics world, the innovative higher-speed technology is much more complex when it comes to security concerns, he warned.

Varjo Expands Roadmap With Funding Announcement

Varjo Expands Roadmap With Funding Announcement

“We wanted, on this round, to expand our networks and our investor base in our key geographical markets,” said Toikkanen.“The news of today is the [funding] round itself and the fact that it enables Varjo to take the next steps and continue scaling,” said Toikkanen.

California's Early Warning Quake Alerts to Be Standard on Android Phones

California's Early Warning Quake Alerts to Be Standard on Android Phones

"This announcement means that California's world-class earthquake early warning system will be a standard function on every Android phone -- giving millions precious seconds to drop, cover and hold on when the big one hits," the governor added.

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

"Apple's position on blocking xCloud and other cloud gaming services is unsustainable, particularly as other content streaming services such as Netflix are already on the App Store," he told TechNewsWorld.

Virtual Athletics League to Host World’s Largest VR Fitness Summit

Virtual Athletics League to Host World’s Largest VR Fitness Summit

Virtual Athletics League has partnered with some of the largest names in VR fitness and esports to host a VR Fitness Summit that will feature a prize pool of $25,000 across a variety of tournaments and contests that will take place from September 3 through 12 with qualifiers for some events starting this week.

Announcing HITMAN VR

Announcing HITMAN VR

We’re talking more than 20+ locations across all three games that can be explored and experienced in an entirely new way.We’re already looking forward to sharing more details about our VR support for HITMAN 3!.

Google Bringing Cash, Nest to ADT

Google Bringing Cash, Nest to ADT

In a statement, the pair explained that the partnership will integrate Google's hardware and services and ADT's DIY and professionally installed smart home security solutions to innovate the residential and small business security industry.

World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology

World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology

"Aircraft and weapons development advanced exponentially during World War II -- major advancements included jet engines, guided bombs, air-to-air and surface-to-air missiles, cruise missiles, radar, and operational helicopters," explained Jeff Duford, curator at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Amazon Gives Alexa App a Makeover

Amazon Gives Alexa App a Makeover

"As smart speaker adoption continues to grow, the user base has begun to tilt more towards a less technically adept consumer who is less likely to use the app to create reminders and routines and download new skills and voice apps," observed Kristen Hanich, an analyst with Parks Associates.

Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware Attack

Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware Attack

"The usual ransomware tactic by cybercriminals is to gain initial access to an organization, perform privilege escalation attacks to gain administrator access to the entire environment, find and delete backups if possible, then run their ransomware to encrypt as many computers as possible," explained Chris Clements, vice president of solutions architecture at Cerberus Sentinel, a cybersecurity consulting and penetration testing company in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Windows 10X to Eliminate Onboard 32-Bit Apps: Report

Windows 10X to Eliminate Onboard 32-Bit Apps: Report

"The elimination of Win32 support streamlines the Windows 10X operating system, which should improve power management and battery life for mobile devices," he told TechNewsWorld.

Samsung Reveals 6G Vision

Samsung Reveals 6G Vision

"While 5G commercialization is still in its initial stage, it's never too early to start preparing for 6G because it typically takes around 10 years from the start of research to commercialization of a new generation of communications technology," Sunghyun Choi, head of Samsung's Advanced Communications Research Center, explained in a statement.

Field Trip to Mars

Field Trip to Mars

They mapped every street in washington DC on the surface of mars.All reactions of the bus like going over bumps are reflected with the mars surface.The added custom audio to simulate the sounds on mars like a sandstorm the bus drives through.

John McAfee Emerges With Private Cell Phone Data Service

John McAfee Emerges With Private Cell Phone Data Service

"It's likely that the Ghost Cell Phone Data Service provides a suite of anonymity services, but it's one thing to say you make certain things more anonymous and another to guarantee complete anonymity no matter what you do," Roger Grimes, data driven defense evangelist at KnowBe4 told TechNewsWorld.

Twitter Apologies for Data Security Incident

Twitter Apologies for Data Security Incident

Why the JSON header was omitted will not be clear without Twitter publishing its own root cause analysis, Clements said, but it's "likely due to an inadvertent coding change that was not properly caught during security reviews rather than a malicious attacker action.".

Oculus discontinues Go and plans its official open Quest Store

Oculus discontinues Go and plans its official open Quest Store

While we don’t have many details to share beyond that yet, we’re conscious that development cycles take time – so we wanted to get this news out to the dev community as soon as possible, to help those currently building for Oculus Go to pivot and target Quest if they choose.

Macs Move to Apple Silicon Announced at WWDC

Macs Move to Apple Silicon Announced at WWDC

During that time, it revealed it would continue to make Intel-based machines, while offering software to enable programs written for those computers to run on Apple silicon Macs.

EA Recommends PlayStation VR or Oculus Rift S for Star Wars: Squadrons

EA Recommends PlayStation VR or Oculus Rift S for Star Wars: Squadrons

Good news is that “controller, joystick, and hands on throttle-and-stick (HOTAS) support,” are included, so those with the kit will be able to enjoy X-wing, A-Wing or TIE fighter and TIE immersive Star Wars experience.

Intel Says 'Tiger Lake' Will Drown Control-Flow Malware

Intel Says 'Tiger Lake' Will Drown Control-Flow Malware

"As more proactive protections are built into the Windows OS, attackers are shifting their efforts to exploit memory safety vulnerabilities by hijacking the integrity of the control flow," noted David Weston, director of Enterprise and OS Security at Microsoft.

Apple to Design Its Own ARM-Based Mac Chips

Apple to Design Its Own ARM-Based Mac Chips

Users, developers and Apple itself will benefit from the company's move away from Intel chips in favor of designing its own processors, maintained Linn Huang, research vice president for devices and displays at IDC, a market research company in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Microsoft Sacks Editors, Gives Jobs to AI

Microsoft Sacks Editors, Gives Jobs to AI

Some 50 editors working for MSN, Microsoft's news operation, have learned their contracts won't be renewed and their jobs will be performed by artificial intelligence software, according to multiple news reports.

Apple-Google Contact Tracing App Gets First Trial in Switzerland

Apple-Google Contact Tracing App Gets First Trial in Switzerland

SwissCovid uses the Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP3T) protocol to minimize the collection and sharing of information.The UK has taken a centralized approach, while SwissCovid is decentralized, storing personal data it collects only on users' phones.