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Thanks Freesoff Reporter! :grin: :+1:

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Tech News (18/02/2022)

:globe_with_meridians: Xiaomi 12, 12 Pro, and 12X could launch globally in March & go for sale in May including with sony imx series starting price Rs 43,400

:globe_with_meridians: Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Esports 2022 Roadmap Revealed by Krafton, Prize Pool of Rs. 6 Crore Announced

:globe_with_meridians: OnePlus TV Y1S 32-inch, OnePlus TV Y1S Edge 32-inch Dolby Audio Launched in India priced at Rs. 16,499 and Rs. 16,999

:globe_with_meridians: Bitcoin, Ether Prices See Little Price Movement While Major Altcoins Register Mixed Day of Trade

:globe_with_meridians: Samsung Galaxy M23 5G, Galaxy M33 5G India Launch Imminent as Support Pages Go Live on Company Website

:globe_with_meridians: World’s First Chickenpox Vaccine Creator Dr. Michiaki Takahashi Honoured With a Google Doodle

:globe_with_meridians: Google says it will offer Android users some more privacy by limiting data collection

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp for iOS Update Allows Users to Play Voice Messages While in Different Chat

:globe_with_meridians: OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G With 64-Megapixel Triple Cameras Launched in India at Rs. 23,999 for the base 6GB + 128GB model

:globe_with_meridians: The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Trailer Racks Up 257 Million Views in 24 Hours in New Record

:globe_with_meridians: Realme 9 Pro Plus puts heart-rate sensor to a shiny phone, starts at Rs 24,999

:globe_with_meridians: Realme 9 Pro with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 695 launched, prices start at Rs 17,999

:globe_with_meridians: Reliance Jio Lost Most Wireless Subscribers in December 2021 as Airtel, BSNL Gained: TRAI

:globe_with_meridians: Redmi Router AX5400 With Wi-Fi 6 Support, Hybrid Mesh Support Launched in China at ₹ 7,100

:globe_with_meridians: Twitter Finally Adds Ethereum Wallet Support to Send and Receive Tips

:globe_with_meridians: Microsoft starts to roll out over 1,800 3D ‘Fluent’ emojis for Teams

:globe_with_meridians: China expresses serious concerns about India banning Chinese apps

:globe_with_meridians: Russia fines Google for failing to delete banned content

:globe_with_meridians: Epic Games says its game accounts crosses 500 million

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About damn time. Maybe they are worried theymight end up having similar issues as Facebook.

Jio Fibre is screwed up. They cap download speed based on sites you visit. I’ve seen caps especially on torrents.
One thing that grinds my gears is the inability to modify router settings.

How many here are Jio Fibre users? What is your take on it.

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Useful. Thanks for sharing :+1:

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Tech News (19/02/2022)

:globe_with_meridians: Fraudulent Metaverse Token on Uniswap Shows Up as Animoca Brands: Here’s What We Know

:globe_with_meridians: Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Calls Bitcoin ‘Climate Crisis’, Says Upcoming Blockchain Chip Will Help Curb It

:globe_with_meridians: Intel Arc Graphics Card for Desktops to Debut in Q2, ‘Project Endgame’ Cloud GPU Service Announced

:globe_with_meridians: Microsoft has finally released the long-awaited Windows 11 app support for Android. This is through the Amazon Appstore, it is done as part of the latest update.

:globe_with_meridians: Snapchat Live Location Sharing Launched to Help Users Inform Friends About Their Real-Time Whereabouts

:globe_with_meridians: Twitter Adds Pinned Conversations Feature to DMs, Allows Users to Pin Up to Six Chats on Android, iOS, and Web

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers Propose Propulsion System to Reduce Earth to Mars Travel Time From 500 to Just 45 Days

:globe_with_meridians: Flipkart launches 45-minute grocery delivery, to scale up operation next month

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp Testing Document Preview Feature for Images, Videos on Android: Report

:globe_with_meridians: YouTuber ‘Coffeezilla’ Exposes Alleged NFT Project Scam Worth $20 Million

:globe_with_meridians: Instagram is adding Likes to Stories so it doesn’t clog up people’s inboxes

:globe_with_meridians: Indian IT companies to hire 3,60,000 freshers in FY22: Study

:globe_with_meridians: Foldable Phone Market Sees 264 Percent Growth in a Year, Projected to Hit $29 Billion in Value by 2025: IDC

:globe_with_meridians: Jio, Airtel Set to Gain as Metaverse Will Increase Data Usage 20 Times in 10 Years: Credit Suisse

:globe_with_meridians: Twitter adds Paytm as additional payment provider for Tips on the platform

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp changed its contact list UI, then rolled back the update

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp for iOS users can now play voice notes outside the chat

:globe_with_meridians: Garmin Fenix 7 series launched in India, price starts at Rs 67,990

:globe_with_meridians: Samsung to launch new Galaxy Book laptops at MWC 2022

:globe_with_meridians: Zero-Day Exploit Found Affecting Chrome and Edge Browsers

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2022-02-19T18:30:00Z

Tech News:

:globe_with_meridians: Russia Behind DDoS Cyberattacks That Took Down Ukraine Banks: US, UK

US claims Russia’s military agency "was seen transmitting high volumes of communication to Ukraine-based IP addresses and domains”.

:globe_with_meridians: Skype Users Can Now Call 911 From Desktop ( Skype has introduced the service in the US after Australia, Denmark, Finland, and the UK.)

:globe_with_meridians: Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro Under Development; May Come With New Tensor GS201 SoC, Samsung Exynos Modem: Report ( Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro said to launch sometime later this year. )

:globe_with_meridians: Oppo A76 With 90Hz Refresh Rate Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications ( Oppo A76 is priced at MYR 899 (roughly Rs. 16,000) for the lone 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. )

:globe_with_meridians: EU Launches WTO Dispute Against China Over Telecom Patents ( EU said companies were being deterred from going to a foreign court to safeguard their standard-essential patents (SEPs)).

:globe_with_meridians: US Securities Regulator Denies Elon Musk’s Harassment Claims ( Musk sent a letter to US District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan accusing the SEC of harassing him with investigations and subpoenas over his Twitter posts. )

:globe_with_meridians: Tencent Opposes US Fake Goods Label for WeChat ( WeChat and e-commerce site AliExpress were among those put on the ‘notorious’ markets list by the US. )

:globe_with_meridians: Elon Musk Donates 50 Satellite Terminals to Help Reconnect Volcano-Damaged Tonga
( Tonga’s telecommunications system has been severely restricted since a violent volcanic eruption and tsunami severed its underwater fiber-optic cable. )

:globe_with_meridians: Meta Tells Advertisers Mixed Reality Still a Few Years Away ( Mixed reality (MR) technology could allow a person wearing an MR headset to use a real-world object to trigger a virtual world reaction. )

:globe_with_meridians: Fidelity Launches Its First Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Product in Europe ( A spot Bitcoin ETF is yet to be approved in the US and several asset managers have seen their proposals rejected. )

:globe_with_meridians: Windows 11 Pro to soon require a Microsoft Account during setup

:globe_with_meridians: Meta, Google face data doomsday as key EU decision looms

:globe_with_meridians: India can leapfrog others by using Satcom to enable industrial IoT: Inmarsat’s Rajeev Suri ( Rajeev Suri expects that capacity will skyrocket in the next few years, predicting a 10x to 20x capacity increase from 2020 to 2025. )

:globe_with_meridians: NASA Shows How Flames Appear and Behave in Microgravity( There is a possibility that a change in gravity can alter the way fire spreads. Microgravity can even make it harder to extinguish. )

:globe_with_meridians: NASA’s Perseverance Completes One Year on Mars: Here Are the Rover’s Top Achievements( Over the past year, Perseverance has surpassed many challenges as well, including when rock samples choked its systems in December. )

:globe_with_meridians: Apple hired Oldboy’s film director to shoot a movie using an iPhone 13 Pro

:globe_with_meridians: The U.S. cybersecurity agency CISA publishes a repository of free tools and services to help organizations detect, mitigate, and respond effectively to malicious attacks.

:globe_with_meridians: WordPress pushes patch for a new high-severity vulnerability in UpdraftPlus, a popular backup plugin with over 3 million active installations, which can be weaponized to download affected sites private data.

:globe_with_meridians: Microsoft warns of emerging ‘Ice Phishing’ threats targeting Web3, blockchain, DeFi, smart contracts and other decentralized technologies.

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers have found that several computers in SouthKorea are being attacked by a botnet called “PseudoManuscrypt” using the same spreading tactics as another malware called CryptBot.

:globe_with_meridians: Adobe releases patches for another critical vulnerability (CVE-2022-24087) discovered in the Adobe Commerce and Magento eCommerce platforms that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

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Yeah, don’t worry We have hired him full time now :grin: :+1:

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Hell yeah, we even got him a space in our office

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Link_Matters, Reporting Sir :grin: :+1:

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2022-02-20T18:30:00Z

Tech News:

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers retrieve the master key to unlock files locked by the Hive ransomware by exploiting a vulnerability in its encryption algorithm.

:globe_with_meridians: WordPress plugin “PHP Everywhere” contains multiple critical RCE vulnerabilities, affecting more than 30,000 websites worldwide.

:globe_with_meridians: Microsoft, Adobe, Android, Mozilla, Intel, SAP, Citrix and other major software companies release security updates to patch dozens of security vulnerabilities in their products.

:globe_with_meridians: Israel Appoints Ex-General as Head of Government Cybersecurity

:globe_with_meridians: CyberSecurity and the Aviation Industry . . . The Stakes are High

:globe_with_meridians: Biden to Host Meeting With Key Allies on Friday to Discuss Ukraine

:globe_with_meridians: New York Judge Orders Trump, Adult Children to Be Questioned Over Businesses

:globe_with_meridians: French data protection authority has ruled that the use of “Google Analytics” violates the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers uncover a new campaign of “FritzFrog,” a Golang-based peer-to-peer botnet, attacking healthcare, education, and government sectors, and has already infected over 1,500 hosts within a month.

:globe_with_meridians: FluBot and Medusa, two separate Android banking trojans, join forces to use the same distribution network to launch simultaneous attacks.

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2022-02-21T18:30:00Z Tech News

:globe_with_meridians: Vivo V23e puts a 44-megapixel autofocus selfie camera in a Rs 25,990 5G phone, now on sale ( Vivo has launched a new 5G phone called the Vivo V23e in India and the biggest selling point of it would be the 44-megapixel camera for selfies. )

:globe_with_meridians: YouTube Gets TikTok-like ‘Live Rings’ Feature as an Indicator of Live Streaming

:globe_with_meridians: New MacBook Air, Mac mini with M2 chip coming in 2022, says report( Apple is reportedly planning to release several new Macs with an M2 chip later this year. )

:globe_with_meridians: Microsoft is testing a desktop watermark for unsupported Windows 11 PCs

:globe_with_meridians: Twitter might be testing a way to let you untag yourself from threads

:globe_with_meridians: Battlegrounds Mobile India Scavenger Hunt Announced, Offers Chance to Win Latest Royale Pass 8

:globe_with_meridians: OnePlus 10 Pro Ceramic White Colour Variant Launched With 12gb+512GB Storage, roughly Rs. 68,100

:globe_with_meridians: Influencers may face legal action for promoting the wrong cryptocurrency

:globe_with_meridians: MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini With M2 Chip Tipped to Launch at Apple’s March 8 Spring Event

:globe_with_meridians: OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z2 India Launch Tipped, Earbuds Get Bluetooth Certification, in India at Rs. 1,999

:globe_with_meridians: Russian Finance Ministry to Consider Central Bank Proposals on Cryptocurrencies

:globe_with_meridians: Donald Trump has launched his own social media app, he is calling Truth Social

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp Testing New Voice Calling Interface for Beta Testers on iOS: Report

:globe_with_meridians: Redmi Note 11S Goes on First Sale in India Today, in India begins at Rs. 16,499 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB model

:globe_with_meridians: Apple may have finalized the iPhone 14 Pro design as trial production kicks off

:globe_with_meridians: Bitcoin Prices Fall While Solana Surges as Crypto Market Continues to Reel From Investor Uncertainty

:globe_with_meridians: Hackers are using infected Android devices to register mass disposable accounts that can be abused by cybercriminals to create phone-verified accounts for fraud and other criminal activities.

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers uncover details of a recent cyberattack that targeted Iranian State Broadcaster IRIB with unidentified destructive wiper malware.

:globe_with_meridians: Researchers discover a new Android banking malware — dubbed “Xenomorph” — that spreads via apps on the Google Play Store and is designed to target customers of dozens of European banks.

:globe_with_meridians: Digital ad fraud losses to hit $68 billion globally this year: Report

:globe_with_meridians: NIT researchers develop computing stack to monitor and control electrical loads

:globe_with_meridians: Apple fined $5.7 million by Dutch consumer watchdog,

here's why

The Dutch antitrust watchdog fined Apple 5 million euros ($5.7 million) on Monday, the fifth such penalty in successive weeks in a row over access to non-Apple payment methods for subscriptions to dating apps.

The Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) says the iPhone maker is abusing a dominant market position by failing to allow software application makers in the Netherlands to use other payment methods for dating apps accessible via its App Store.

The ACM has been levying weekly fines of 5 million euros since Apple missed a Jan. 15 deadline to make changes that the watchdog had mandated.

It said the U.S. company had not made any new proposal to comply with its ruling in the past week.

“We have clearly explained to Apple how they can comply…,” the watchdog said in a statement. “So far, however, they have refused to put forward any serious proposals.” Apple declined comment on Monday.

Apple’s App Store requirement that app developers exclusively use its payment system with commissions of 30% has come under scrutiny in several countries, most recently the United States.

In blog posts, Apple indicated it complied with the Dutch ruling by allowing dating app makers there to submit a new app with alternative payment methods enabled.

Apple said it still intends to charge a 27% commission on any in-app payments it does not process, only slightly below the 30% it charges on those it does process.

The ACM has rejected Apple’s moves as putting an unreasonable burden on software developers and not amounting to compliance.

Neither Apple nor the ACM have commented on whether any of the weekly fines have been paid, but it is understood that all are still outstanding.

:globe_with_meridians: Qualcomm’s next flagship chipset may support AV1 decoding: Report

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aaaand someone must be testing a fix for it.

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Soon, the developers will release how to fix the desktop watermark bro @Sibijay :wink: :+1:

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Nice informatic news friend, share daily

2022-02-22T18:30:00Z TECH NEWS

:globe_with_meridians: Yamaha Wireless Headphones, Neckband Earphones Series Launched in India, Prices Start at Rs. 4,890
(The Yamaha YH-E500A wireless headphones offer 38 hours of battery backup.)

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp Restores Camera Media Bar for iOS in Latest Beta Version: Report
( WhatsApp for iOS beta version 22.5.0.71 is reported to have restored the camera media bar feature.)

:globe_with_meridians: Redmi Note 11 Pro Series India Launch Teased, May Get Announced in March
( Redmi Note 11 Pro series is tipped to launch in India between March 8–10.)

:globe_with_meridians: Realme GT 2 Series Global Launch Confirmed for February 28, Will Debut at Mobile World Congress 2022
( Realme GT 2 series was launched in China on January 4. )

:globe_with_meridians: Manchester City Partners With Sony to Build the First Football Stadium in the Metaverse
( The club’s stadium, the Etihad, will be transformed into a central hub of Manchester City in a VR world. )

:globe_with_meridians: Gunnercooke Law Firm Adds to UK’s Crypto Adoption by Enabling Bitcoin, Ether Payments
( Coinpass crypto exchange has been selected to help Gunnercooke facilitate the exchange. )

:globe_with_meridians: Animoca Brands Acquires Grease Monkey Games to Focus on Adding Blockchain Gaming Elements to Upcoming Motorsport Titles
(Animoca Brands has garnered hundreds of millions of dollars in fresh funds to fuel its gaming and metaverse strategies this year.)

:globe_with_meridians: RBI Cautions Public Against Prepaid Payment Instruments Issued by Unauthorised Entities ( RBI said sRide Tech Private Limited is operating a semi-closed (non-closed) prepaid instrument through its sRide app without obtaining required authorisation.)

:globe_with_meridians: Ambrane FitShot Sphere Smartwatch With SpO2 Tracking, 7-Day Battery Life Launched in India
( Ambrane FitShot Sphere Smartwatch is listed on Amazon for Rs. 2,999. )

:globe_with_meridians: WhatsApp Launches Dedicated ‘Safety in India’ Resource Hub to Highlight User Safety Measures ( WhatsApp’s new resource hub is aimed at building awareness about its various safety measures and built-in features.)

:globe_with_meridians: Flipkart Electronics Day Sale to Bring Deals on Blaupunkt, Thomson Smart TVs, Washing Machines
( Flipkart Electronics Day sale will be live from February 23 to February 28.)

:globe_with_meridians: ‘It’s a Software’: Kevin O’Leary Says Bitcoin Holdings Similar to Yahoo, Microsoft Shares ( Bitcoin’s current market cap exceeds $704 billion (roughly Rs. 52,74,836 crore).

:globe_with_meridians: Motorola Edge 30 Pro Price in India Tipped, Could Be the Cheapest Smartphone With Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in India ( Motorola Edge 30 Pro is tipped to be the second phone to launch with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC in India.)

:globe_with_meridians: India Data Accessibility and Use Policy: IT Ministry Proposes Framework for Government-to-Government Data Sharing ( The overarching principles for data sharing include approaches such as openness by default, transparency in operation, and being interoperable.)

:globe_with_meridians: FTX Launches Gaming Unit to Promote Crypto, Blockchain Adoption Among Game Publishers ( FTX Gaming will be a platform through which gaming enterprises may launch tokens and offer support for NFTs. )

:globe_with_meridians: Amazon Grand Gaming Days Sale Kicks Off With Big Discounts on Gaming Laptops, Monitors, Accessories ( HP Victus is available for purchase at Rs. 1,09,999 during the Amazon Grand Gaming Days sale.)

:globe_with_meridians: Elden Ring Unlock Time Revealed Ahead of February 25 Release Date ( Elden Ring developer FromSoftware has also revealed pre-load timings for consoles and PC.)

:globe_with_meridians: Spotify Gearing for Web3 Exploration, Posts Job Opening for Senior Engineer ( The appointee will be part of Spotify’s experimental growth team.)

:globe_with_meridians: Instagram’s Daily Time Limit Reminders Now Start at 30 Minutes, Up from 10 ( Instagram earlier had 10 and 15 minutes as options, too. )

:globe_with_meridians: Twitter Testing a Way to Let Users Untag Themselves From Threads: Report ( Twitter’s new feature looks different from its existing ‘mute this conversation’ option. )

:globe_with_meridians: NFT Marketplace OpenSea Faces $1 Million Lawsuit Over Allegedly Stolen Bored Ape ( Timothy McKimmy allegedly lost his Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT due to what he describes as a malicious attack on the platform.)

:globe_with_meridians: OnePlus 10 Pro Fails to Pass JerryRigEverything Bend Test, Breaks in Half ( OnePlus 10 Pro durability was tested rigorously in a video by YouTube channel JerryRigEverything. )

:globe_with_meridians: CAT: Randeep Hooda Netflix Series Announced, From Saand Ki Aankh Writer Balwinder Singh Janjua ( Indian Netflix web series CAT immerses Hooda in drug trafficking in the Punjab hinterlands. )

:globe_with_meridians: Hisense Infinity H60 5G Phone With Mediatek Dimensity 810 SoC, 3D Leather Back Cover Announced ( Hisense Infinity H60 5G comes with a quad rear camera setup. )

:globe_with_meridians: BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U 4K Gaming Monitor for PC, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 Launched in India ( BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U is Vesa DisplayHDR 600 certified with a peak brightness of 600 nits.)

:globe_with_meridians: Apple Faces EUR 5-Million Fine From Dutch Consumer Watchdog in App Store Dispute ( Apple’s App Store requirement that developers exclusively use its payment system has come under scrutiny in several countries.)

:globe_with_meridians: SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Lands Back on Earth for 100th Time, Deploys 46 More Starlink Satellites ( Falcon 9 is the world’s first orbital-class rocket capable of reuse. )

:globe_with_meridians: Pegasus: Israeli Probe Finds No Sign of Police Abuse in Spyware Case ( Pegasus maker NSO says it sells the product only to government entities to fight crime, with all sales regulated by the Israeli government.)

:globe_with_meridians: Mercedes-Benz Foresees EV-Only Production Lines Within a Few Years ( As of 2025, Mercedes-Benz expects electric and hybrid electric cars to make up 50 percent of sales.)

:globe_with_meridians: Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, Other Popular Cryptocurrencies Lose Steam as Crypto Market Lays Low ( Industry experts believe institutional investments in the crypto sector could help the market recover easily.)

:globe_with_meridians: Hackers are exploiting unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet-faced Microsoft SQL servers that to backdoor them using the Cobalt Strike hacking tool.

:globe_with_meridians: Chinese APT10 state-sponsored hackers carried out a sophisticated organized supply-chain attack on Taiwan’s financial and securities trading sector.

:globe_with_meridians: Hackers took advantage of smart contract upgrade process on the OpenSea NFT marketplace to conduct a phishing attack against its users, resulting in the theft of approximately $1.7 million worth of virtual assets.

Its 11,900/- on Amazon

If its not Facebook, its Apple. Of wait, lets throw Google in as well.