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Category: Tech Updates

Huawei Pips Apple to Become Second Largest Smartphone Brand in Q1 2019, iPhone X Bestselling Phone of 2018: Counterpoint Research

Huawei’s global smartphone market share reached 17 percent in Q1 2019 Highlights Samsung still tops the smartphone shipments LG saw the biggest decline in shipments year-over-year Oppo and Vivo’s shipments increased in the last quarter Continuing its rise in the smartphone world, Huawei pushed past Apple to become the second biggest smartphone brand in terms […]

What Went Behind Avengers: Endgame Final Battle, Iron Man Scenes

Photo Credit: Disney/Marvel Studios Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man in Avengers: Endgame Highlights Avengers: Endgame now playing in cinemas worldwide Final battle was challenging for obvious reasons Iron Man’s final shot was filmed as late as January With Avengers: Endgame now playing in theatres worldwide, its creators are finally free to […]

Wipro Data Breach Attackers Were Active Since 2015, Security Researchers Claim

Wipro hasn’t yet revealed the specifics around the phishing campaign that took place last month Highlights Flashpoint researchers have analysed the recent Wipro attack The researchers claimed many legitimate security applications were abused Wipro attackers had allegedly reused most of the infrastructure Wipro last month revealed an advanced phishing campaign that had targeted some of […]

Russia’s Controversial New Internet Law Stokes Censorship Fears

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed into law a “sovereign Internet” bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country’s Internet, a move decried by rights groups. Russian lawmakers insist the new law is necessary to ensure the security of Russia’s online networks but critics say the vaguely worded bill gives new censorship […]

NASA Says Aluminium Fraud Caused $700-Million Satellite Failure

Photo Credit: NASA On Space Launch Complex 576-E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California A metals manufacturer faked test results and provided faulty materials to NASA, causing more than $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,900 crores) in losses and two failed satellite launch missions, according to an investigation by the US space agency. The fraud involved […]