Huawei Says It’ll Be the Phoenix of Phone Makers

Huawei Says It’ll Be the Phoenix of Phone Makers

The United States government banned Huawei from working with American firms, which means it can no longer use their software and hardware products, so the Chinese tech giant is now struggling to survive without any help from its long-time partners. And while Huawei does expect a massive drop this year, Huawei Technologies cofounder Ren Zhengfei believes his company will be fully back in business by 2021. So despite the collapse experienced this year, Huawei expects to recover by the end of 2021, at which point it should be able to aim for the stars once again. Before the US sanctions, …

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New Critical Oracle WebLogic Flaw Under Active Attack — Patch Now

Oracle has released an out-of-band emergency software update to patch a newly discovered critical vulnerability in the WebLogic Server. According to Oracle, the vulnerability—which can be identified as CVE-2019-2729 and has a CVSS score of 9.8 out of 10—is already being exploited in the wild by an unnamed group of attackers. Oracle WebLogic is a Java-based multi-tier enterprise application server that allows businesses to quickly deploy new products and services on the cloud, which is popular across both, cloud environment and conventional environments. The reported vulnerability is a deserialization issue via XMLDecoder in Oracle WebLogic Server Web Services that could …

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Apple News, Voice Memos, Home and Stocks Mac Apps to Get Major Updates to Make Them More Mac-Like

Apple News, Voice Memos, Home and Stocks Mac Apps to Get Major Updates to Make Them More Mac-Like

The Apple News, Voice Memos, Home and Stocks apps on the Mac will be getting major updates and new designs to make them more Mac-like, Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi told CNET in an interview. News, Voice Memos, Home, and Stocks were all apps that were ported over to the Mac in 2018’s macOS Mojave as part of the precursor to Project Catalyst, Apple’s newly announced feature designed to let iOS developers easily adapt their apps for the Mac. Since their Mac launch, the four apps have mirrored the style of an iOS app, offering little more in terms of …

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Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud’s debacle

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud’s debacle This week’s TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job. I’m Karen Roby with your news roundup for ZDNet and TechRepublic. Google Cloud’s bad month continues as Google Calendar encounters major issues — this comes just days after Google Cloud had a much larger outage. Larry Dignan tells us more about how the calendar was down for hours for users around the world and the reasons …

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Apple Releases Beta 2 of iOS 13, macOS 10.15, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6

Apple Releases Beta 2 of iOS 13, macOS 10.15, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6

Apple has seeded the second beta version of its upcoming iOS 13, macOS Catalina 10.15, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6 operating systems to registered developers. Earlier this month, on June 3rd, Apple unveiled the future of its iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems, namely iOS 13, macOS Catalina 10.15, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6, along with an iOS derivative optimized for iPad devices, iPadOS 13. The company also seeded the first beta version for testing to registered developers at that point in time. Now, two weeks later, Apple seeded iOS 13 beta 2 (17A5508m), macOS Catalina 10.15 …

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How to replace Google’s Trips app

How to replace Google’s Trips app

Google’s travel app Trips is shutting down on August 5th, ceding its territory to apps such as TripIt and RoadTrippers. It’s unfortunate; Trips was a handy app for travelers, offering a quick and easy way to track your travel plans, find your saved places, and explore unfamiliar territory. You could also download your information to the app so that it would be accessible offline, very handy when you are overseas and using a temporary data plan. Google has created a page describing all the various methods you can use to replace the features of the soon-to-be-gone Trips app. What follows …

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Cynet Free Visibility Experience

Cynet Free Visibility Experience – Unmatched Insight into IT Assets and Activities

Real-time visibility into IT assets and activities introduces speed and efficiency to many critical productivity and security tasks organizations are struggling with—from conventional asset inventory reporting to proactive elimination of exposed attack surfaces. However, gaining such visibility is often highly resource consuming and entails manual integration of various feeds. Cynet is now offering end-users and service providers free access to its end-to-end visibility capabilities. The offering consists of 14 days access to the Cynet 360 platform, during which users can gain full visibility into their IT environment—host configurations, installed software, user account activities, password hygiene, and network traffic. “When we …

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Microsoft Reveals the New Windows Terminal Icon

Microsoft Reveals the New Windows Terminal Icon

Microsoft has revealed the official icon of the upcoming Windows Terminal, a Windows tool announced at the Build developer conference and due in preview later this summer. Windows Terminal is supposed to completely overhaul the command line in Windows 10, as it includes all the benefits of Command Prompt (cmd.exe), PowerShell, and WSL under one roof. Announced with much fanfare at Build in May, Windows Terminal generated quite a lot of excitement in the Windows userbase, and its debut has become one of the most anticipated moments of the year for Microsoft users. While the work on rolling out a …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: News, Features, and Rumors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: News, Features, and Rumors

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Although the Samsung Galaxy S10 range and the Samsung Galaxy Fold have already been revealed this year, Samsung still has a new Note series phone to come, and a picture of what the phone will be like is beginning to form through leaks and rumors. Here’s everything we know about the Galaxy Note 10. Design and display The Galaxy Note 10 is beginning to take shape through leaks and rumors. It seems the front of Samsung’s latest device will be almost all screen, with leaker Ice Universe showing off screen protectors for the Note 10, and stating …

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Intel Performance Maximizer Automatic Overclocking Tool for Unlocked 9th Gen Core CPUs Released

Intel Performance Maximizer Automatic Overclocking Tool for Unlocked 9th Gen Core CPUs Released

Intel has released an automatic overclocking tool called Intel Performance Maximizer for its unlocked desktop 9th Gen Core CPUs, allowing people to squeeze extra performance out of their computers even if they don’t have the patience and experience that is usually necessary for manual overclocking. The tool promises to take the guesswork and repetition out of stress testing components and trying various combinations of settings, and will offer personalised settings depending on a user’s PC configuration. Intel first unveiled the tool at its Computex 2019 keynote at the end of May, and it is now available as a free download from …

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Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores

Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores

(Reuters) – Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer’s technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States. FILE PHOTO – People look at iPhones at the World Trade Center Apple Store during a Black Friday sales event in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly The deal between the two companies will cover all 992 U.S. Best Buy stores, up from about 225 stores previously. In addition, 7,600 of Best Buy’s so-called Geek Squad technicians now certified to …

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Telegram Suffers ‘Powerful DDoS Attack’ From China During Hong Kong Protests

Telegram, one of the most popular encrypted messaging app, briefly went offline yesterday for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide after a powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack hit its servers. Telegram founder Pavel Durov later revealed that the attack was mainly coming from the IP addresses located in China, suggesting the Chinese government could be behind it to sabotage Hong Kong protesters. Since last week, millions of people in Hong Kong are fighting their political leaders over the proposed amendments to an extradition law that would allow a person arrested in Hong Kong to face trial elsewhere, including in mainland …

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Samsung to Launch Galaxy Note 10 on August 7

Samsung to Launch Galaxy Note 10 on August 7

Samsung is gearing up for the introduction of its next Note model that will pack quite a lot of changes versus the previous generation. And while the South Koreans obviously remain completely tight-lipped on everything regarding the Note 10, there’s a lot going on in the rumor mill, with people familiar with the matter now claiming they know the launch date as well. A report from CNET and citing a source with knowledge of the matter indicates that the Note 10 is projected to see daylight on August 7. The unveiling will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, …

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Apple Reportedly Considering Moving Up to 30% of Production Out of China to Diversify Supply Chain

Apple Reportedly Considering Moving Up to 30% of Production Out of China to Diversify Supply Chain

With the U.S.-China trade war seemingly showing no signs of slowing down, a new report claims that Apple is getting serious about diversifying its supply chain in an effort to reduce its reliance on Chinese manufacturing. iPhone disassembly robot Daisy Specifically, Apple has asked several of its major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications of shifting 15 to 30 percent of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia countries as it prepares for a “fundamental restructuring of its supply chain,” according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Key iPhone assemblers Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron, major MacBook maker Quanta Computer, iPad maker, …

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HP adds second-gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors options to latest EliteBook 700 G6 business laptops

HP adds second-gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors options to latest EliteBook 700 G6 business laptops

HP EliteBook 735 G6 laptop When we last looked at HP’s EliteBook 700 lineup, our reviewer Sandra Vogel found the EliteBook 745 G5 to be a solid, if flawed, laptop for enterprise workers. It was notable, however, for featuring AMD’s Ryzen processors when most corporate machines relied (and still rely) on Intel inside. With a pair of new G6 models, HP is doubling down on its Ryzen bet, offering a wide range of processor options, culminating in the quad-core Ryzen 7 3700U with integrated Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics. (Also found on the latest Acer Swift 3 thin-and-light.) That processor …

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