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If you weigh yourself by standing on a bathroom scale, not liking the result, then balancing towards one corner to knock a few pounds off the dial, you are stuck in a previous century. Modern bathroom scales have not only moved from the mechanical to the electronic, they also gather body composition measurements and pack significant computing power.
Yet they’re a piece of domestic electronics that sits in our bathroom and rarely comes under scrutiny. How do they work, and what do they contain? The team at November Five tore down a top-of-the-range Withings Body Cardio scale to find out. …read more
Companies were least prepared to assess the security risks of cloud and mobile technologies, according to a survey of cybersecurity professionals released this morning.Around 60 percent of companies were able to assess security risks in cloud enviro…
Virgin Galactic is celebrating the completion of the first unpowered solo voyage of its new spacecraft
WhatsApp has announced it will no longer run on older phones by the end of 2016.
Add credit card fraud to the list of things that distributed processing can speed up.An e-commerce site will typically block a credit card number after 10 or 20 failed attempts to enter the corresponding expiry date and CVV (card verification value)…
The Huawei Mate series did big-screen before big-screen was even fashionable. Now that it’s an increasing norm, the Mate 9 finds itself the focus of greater attention than its predecessors – and for good reason.After all, the big phone market is in something…
The Russian government claims to have foiled a “large-scale” cyber attack from foreign intelligence services meant to destabilize the country’s financial system.
The government’s Federal Security Service made the statement on Friday without blaming a specific country, but said the attack was meant to be carried out on Dec. 5 against a number of major Russian banks.
The hack would have also included the use of social media and SMS text messages to circulate posts claiming a crisis in Russia’s financial system. Several dozen cities in the country had been targeted, the Federal Security Service claimed, stating it had already neutralized the threat.
Only getting six hours of battery life with light usage is a concerning prospect.
Volkswagen has announced a new company called Moia with the aim to help ease congestion in future cities.
If you are on an extremely tight budget, or are looking for someone’s first smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy J1 Mini Prime might be worth a look. The phone is currently available for around $90.
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