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Bitmain Considers Expanding Bitcoin Mining Into Quebec, Canada

By | 2018-01-18T00:12:09+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , |

Bitmain Considers Expanding Bitcoin Mining Into Quebec, Canada According to a report by Reuters, Chinese mining giant Bitmain Technologies is looking to expand its bitcoin mining operations into Quebec, Canada as the company seeks alternatives amid expectations of a possible crackdown by the Chinese government on anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies. China is currently

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The best gadgets we saw at CES 2018

By | 2018-01-16T10:02:13+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Another CES is in the books. The country’s biggest consumer electronics show featured some 3,900 exhibitors spread out over 2.75 million square feet, making it the largest floor in the show’s history, according to the CTA. Our bodies and brains are exhausted from all the new gadgets, but before we cast off the

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iPhone 7 Plus was second best selling smartphone in China last year, Oppo R9s reigned supreme

By | 2018-01-16T10:23:35+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Counterpoint Research has published its analysis of the Chinese smartphone market for the whole of 2017, and some interesting tidbits have been revealed. The best selling handset over there last year was the Oppo R9s, commanding 3% of the market. The second place goes to the iPhone 7 Plus, while the vivo X9

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Meizu M6s design and specs leak ahead of launch

By | 2018-01-16T09:15:12+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

January 17 is the launch date of the new Meizu M6s, but specs and promo materials leaked on the Chinese social network Weibo revealing almost everything there is to know about it. The new phone will be the first Meizu handset with 18:9 screen and will have a fingerprint scanner on its side.

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Philips Xenium X598 specs

By | 2018-01-23T10:37:41+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

5.5"1080 x 1920 pixels 13 MP13 MP front RAM: 4 GBMEMORY: 64 GB + MicroSDBATTERY: 4000 mAh Posted: Jan 15, 2018 Market status: Announced Release date: unknown Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM Pros Big display (5.5 inches) Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM) Dual SIM card support Cons No

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Half Million Impacted by Four Malicious Chrome Extensions

By | 2018-01-16T11:37:54+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Four malicious Chrome extensions managed to infect over half a million users worldwide, including employees of major organizations, ICEBRG reports. The extensions were likely used to conduct click fraud and/or search engine optimization (SEO) manipulation, but they could have also been used by threat actors to gain access to corporate networks and user

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Ethereum programming for web developers

By | 2018-01-16T08:52:47+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Mostly I write stuff. See rezendi.com for details. More posts by this contributor: I’m a long-term cryptocurrency believer, pretty saddened to see the space degenerate into something about as interesting and brimming with emergent properties as an unregulated penny-stock market. But there are still some genuinely interesting, technically innovative blockchain projects out there,

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Brazilian agency reveals Galaxy S9 and S9+ battery capacities

By | 2018-01-16T08:10:36+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (aka ANATEL) has published its certificates of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The document contains some legalese, but the juicy bit is the battery capacity. The S9 will have a 3,000mAh battery while the S9+ model will pack 3,500mAh. Same as last year, basically. The nominal voltage

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PSA: No, you can’t order a Batman toy by yelling ‘Batman’ at your Echo

By | 2018-01-16T07:47:34+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Android|

There are a number of reasons why one may take issue with White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders using the official @PressSec Twitter to register a personal complaint about a consumer product in her household, as she recently did with a tweet about Amazon Alexa and Echo speakers. But the one issue we’re

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New KillDisk Variant Spotted in Latin America

By | 2018-01-16T10:21:20+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

A new variant of the disk-wiper malware known as KillDisk has been spotted by Trend Micro researchers in attacks aimed at financial organizations in Latin America. The security firm is in the process of examining the new variant and the attacks, but an initial analysis showed that the Trojan appears to be delivered

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