Tag Archives: Report

Uber Says Sexual Assault Rates Low, Disputes Report

Uber hit back against a news story alleging that scores of passengers had filed rape complaints, releasing data showing only a small fraction of the alleged number of sex assault reports. In a blog post late Sunday, the global ridesharing giant said its analysis showed a “legitimate claim of sexual assault” in 170 cases between December 2012 and August 2015. ... Read More »

iPhone With 5.8-Inch Oled Display to Launch in 2017-2018: Report

In 2014, Apple introduced two new screen sizes to its iPhone lineup: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. It appears the Cupertino-based company plans to give its users one more option as soon as next year. According to a report, Apple is working on a 5.8-inch iPhone with an Oled display and a launch time-frame currently set for 2017 or 2018. A report ... Read More »

Fingerprint Scanners Not Foolproof, Can Be Tricked by Inkjet Printers: Report

You may think using a fingerprint sensor is a very secure method to lock down your smartphone, and you’re right, in most cases it indeed is. But don’t mistake this biometric technology as foolproof. Case in point, researchers at Michigan State University have found a way to unlock your smartphone using things like an off-the-shelf inkjet printer. The researchers say ... Read More »

HTC Signs 3-Year Exclusive Nexus Manufacturing Deal: Report

There have been recent reports about HTC manufacturing the next Nexus device this year in collaboration with Google. Now, a new report from China claims that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has signed a three year contract with HTC to make Nexus devices. If this comes out to be true, we may see HTC unveiling its Nexus devices as platform lead ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumia smartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, VentureBeat, citing an email ... Read More »

500 Million Android Devices Affected by ‘Accessibility Clickjacking’ Malware: Report

Mobile security firm Skycure has claimed that a new Android malware can allow malicious apps to access all text-based data on a device without requiring permission from the user. The research firm has further claimed that the latest Android malware family dubbed “Accessibility Clickjacking” impacts almost all Android versions except the last two versions – Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android ... Read More »

Halo 5 Not Coming to Windows 10 PC, but Scalebound Is: Report

Days after Xbox boss Phil Spencer voiced his thoughts on Microsoft’s consoles mimicking PC hardware evolution, a list of games making it to the Windows 10 Store has been leaked. “Package.StoreAssociation.xml file was found in Gears of War Ultimate Edition on the Windows Store. It housed a list of Game ID’s (sic) which are for the Windows Store,” said Redditor ... Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why It Doesn’t Report Xbox One Sales Figures

It’s been known for awhile that the PS4 has been doing well for Sony. With around 36 million sold, there are almost twice the number PS4s in the hands of consumers compared to the Xbox One in a similar timeframe. So much so that Microsoft has resorted to reporting the number of active users on Xbox Live and Windows instead ... Read More »

Intel to Make ‘Significant Portion’ of the iPhone 7’s LTE Modems: Report

Apple’s next flagship smartphone, expected to be named the iPhone 7, will reportedly have some of its innards made by Intel. According to an analyst at CLSA Securities, Intel has secured orders for a “significant portion” of the cellular modems on Apple’s next-generation iPhone. The analyst adds that Apple isn’t looking to completely cut its reliance on Qualcomm. CLSA analyst ... Read More »

RBI Pores Over Budget, Worries on Fiscal Math: Report

Mumbai: Some Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials are worried that a populist Budget could put the onus of driving growth on them but limit their ability to respond through big rate cuts this year. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley increased spending on farm and social sectors in the 2016-17 fiscal year on Monday in a boost to rural India, where ... Read More »