Friday, 22 Feb 2019
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MWC 2019: foldable phones, 5G, and other news from Mobile World Congress

Our faster, more flexible mobile future is about to be revealed The stream of stories from Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile technology convention, can be overwhelming. In 2019, we can expect a deluge of 5G hints, announcements, teasers, promises, and stage-managed demos. The future connectivity tech is indeed exciting, but mobile companies are […]

Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti promises 120 fps gaming for $279

Nvidia is introducing a new affordable graphics card as part of the company’s GTX line today. While you might expect the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti to be based on the previous Pascal architecture, Nvidia is using its latest 12th-generation Turing GPU architecture instead. That means better performance and less power consumption, but since […]

The best hardware security keys for two-factor authentication

Keep your virtual life secure with a physical key gWhen it comes to protecting your data, SMS-based or app-based two-factor authentication using your smartphone is more secure than depending only on passwords. But it can also be time-consuming to set up and use. Hardware-based security keys provide a fast, no-fuss way to use two-factor authentication […]

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns

Cameras pointed at passengers have been noticed in the inflight entertainment systems used by some American Airlines and Singapore Airlines aircraft, BuzzFeed News reports. Both airlines have confirmed that the cameras exist, but they say they were included with off-the-shelf parts from manufacturers and have not been activated. The airlines also confirmed that they have […]

BMW and Daimler will spend over $1 billion on the future of transportation

BMW and Daimler, two giants in the automobile sector, are pooling their resources in a joint mobility effort that spans autonomous cars, ride-hailing, electric scooters, car-sharing, and electric car charging. The two companies announced on Friday that their intention is to spend $1.13 billion on the venture, an eye-popping sum designed to make the rest […]

Formjacking Takes Off (And The Rest Of The Week In Sizzle And Fizzles)

While there is much negative to be said about cybercriminals, one can’t accuse hackers and cybercriminals of being uncreative in their methods.  As phishing and ransomware become known commodities in the world of digital security, the hackers and crackers just change up their methods. Their latest malovation?  Formjacking. The method works when cybercriminals insert some […]

American Eagle Tests ‘Style Drop’ Subscription

To let shoppers access clothing for a fixed fee on a monthly basis, American Eagle Outfitters is testing out an American Eagle Style Drop subscription offering. Customers can have “unlimited access” to clothing, according to Chain Store Age. With the subscription, shoppers can look through selections that get refreshed on a weekly basis. Those items are […]

Deep Dive: How Challenger Banks Navigate Licensing Obstacles

Challenger banks first emerged on the U.K. financial services scene in 2015, and were considered minor competitors to more established legacy players. Since then, these types of institutions — also known as upstart banks and neobanks — have matured, evolved and increased their reaches. As such, challenger banks like Atom Bank, Starling Bank and Monzo […]