Category: digital

Trump extends the Huawei ban

Huawei must continue to do without Google services for its smartphones: US President Donald Trump has extended the trading ban by another year.  US President Donald Trump effectively bans business with Chinese network suppliers Huawei and ZTE for another year . He renewed a decree signed in May 2019, proclaiming a national emergency, and banning business between U.S. […]

YouTube is considered the main source of corona false information

A poll showed that most Corona hoaxes are consumed on YouTube. A hint button should now redirect to trusted sites. But the benefits are controversial. People record most of the misinformation about the  corona virus through the YouTube video platform . The research network “Correctiv” found this out on the basis of 1,800 references to possible false information. Almost 46 […]

Your smartphone camera can do more than take photos

Identify unknown plants, scan documents and translate foreign language signs: With the intelligent camera software Google Lens, the smartphone lens turns into a practical all-purpose weapon for everyday life. We explain how to do it.  The camera software  Google  Lens was introduced in 2017 and has since found its way onto more and […]

Momentum Wireless 3 sounds best

Momentum Wireless 3 sounds best

Sennheiser is releasing the third version of its premium Momentum Wireless headphones. The German manufacturer turns on the right screws and not only improves sound and comfort but also gets the active noise cancelling really well. Because good things can still be done a little better, Sennheiser has not developed […]

Google Pixel 4 is ahead of its time

Google Pixel 4 is ahead of its time

Google introduces new smartphones with capabilities unlike any other device yet. The Pixel-4 Duo has exceptional sensors and shows what machine learning is possible now or soon. When Google launched the first Pixel smartphones in 2016, smartphones were niche products that did not attract many buyers. The devices were simply […]

Fresh wind in lung medicine

Reduce stroke risk by 90%!

For patients with a variety of problems in the thoracic area has changed in recent years, much for the better, are the beginning of October 10 meeting in Vienna lung experts. From rapid diagnosis to surgical intervention to individualized treatment for asthma and lung cancer, progress has been made. Today […]

Twitter used private user data for advertising

Twitter used private user data for advertising

Twitter has actually used private user data for advertising purposes for security purposes. The short message service said on Tuesday that phone numbers and email addresses for the authentication of Twitter accounts were “accidentally” used for advertising. Thus, user data has been matched with that of advertising companies to enable targeted […]

Technology theft: New allegations against Huawei

Technology theft- New allegations against Huawei

Because of alleged technology theft, new investigations into Huawei appear to have been initiated in the US. The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer and network equipment company is accused of stealing intellectual property from individuals and businesses for years. This was reported by the “Wall Street Journal” on Thursday, citing people […]

iPhones have been a web bug for years

iPhones have been a web bug for years

iPhones are safer than other smartphones – or not? The mantra of Apple fans is now being called into question by a discovery by Google security researchers. They’ve discovered websites that have been infuriating iPhones with “surveillance implants” for years on a grand scale. They read contacts, photos and possibly […]

Huawei brings Android rivals in position

Huawei brings Android rivals in position

There is much speculation as to whether Huawei will bring an alternative to Android on the market. Internal sources now call a possible release date – and more details. As early as August 9, Huawei will probably introduce his alternative to Google’s operating system Android: HongMeng OS. Huawei will be […]

New vulnerability threatens Windows machine

New vulnerability threatens Windows machine

After the security holes “Specter” and “Meltdown” security experts have discovered a new gap in Intel processors. Affected this time are only Windows machines. The problems with security gaps in processors from Intel seem far from over. The IT security firm Bitdefender published another vulnerability to the industry conference Black […]

The Internet is moving into space

The Internet is moving into space

The earth is no longer enough. US companies are planning huge satellite constellations to move telecommunications into space. The domestic space industry wants to profit. The rapid growth of global traffic will, according to the space industry, lead to a space boom. Experts expect that the transmission of the Internet, […]

WhatsApp and Instagram are renamed

WhatsApp and Instagram are renamed

For several years WhatsApp and Instagram are already part of the Facebook group. Now Facebook wants to make that clear even with a name change. The Facebook – Apps Instagram and WhatsApp get a suffix that makes their affiliation to the Group significantly. They will in the future “Instagram of […]

“Like” button: Websites with responsibility

'Like' button- Websites with responsibility

Internet users should get another consent click when calling various websites. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Monday that the site operators are responsible for collecting and transmitting data through Facebook’s “Like” button. Therefore, they must obtain the consent of the users before the website is used. The […]

Google announced Viagogo the advertising partnership

Google announced Viagogo the advertising partnership

Due to massively excessive resale prices, the ticket exchange Viagogo has often been in the criticism. Google is now drawing the consequences and announces the advertising partnership with the according to own statements “world largest secondary market place for tickets for live events”. Viagogo advertising ads should therefore no longer […]

Huawei brings Mate 20 X 5G to Austria

Huawei brings Mate 20 X 5G to Austria

With the Mate 20 X 5G, Huawei presented its first 5G-enabled smartphone for the Austrian market on Wednesday evening in Vienna. Equipped with the in-house 5G modem Balong 5000, users should be able to download a complete film with two gigabytes in just 20 seconds using the device – the […]

Wrong Samsung app tapped millions of users

Wrong Samsung app tapped millions of users

Owners of Samsung phones often have to wait until they receive the latest Android version. An app promised users a “premium access” – and lured millions of users into an Abofalle. When Google releases a new Android version, many smartphone users are starting to wait. While Google’s own pixel series […]

New initiative for tap-proof network started

New initiative for tap-proof network started

The Ministry of Research intends to advance the development of quantum technology for future secure data communication in Germany and Europe. In addition, it provides a three-digit million amount. In a first step, the technology will be researched and tested on a pilot route between two authorities. In a first […]

This smartphone snaps in a semicircle

This smartphone snaps in a semicircle

To banish the front camera from the display, the smartphone manufacturers have designed extending pop-up cameras, or rotatable main cameras that take on the front camera job when needed. Asus now wrestles extra functions from the rotation. uses a rotating dual camera on the new Zenfone 6. As a special […]

US could relax sanctions against Huawei

US could relax sanctions against Huawei

Only a few days ago, US President Donald Trump put the Chinese company Huawei on a blacklist. Now he could row back – but not to do the manufacturer a favor. The US Department of Commerce could soon ease some sanctions against Chinese network outfitter Huawei. This would give companies […]

These dirty tricks spread the Emotet Trojan

These dirty tricks spread the Emotet Trojan

Almost every day, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) issues new warnings about the Emotet Trojan. The problem: The perpetrators often change their strategy and find new ways to trick their victims with fraudulent mails. The camouflage The Trojan hides either in a Word document in the file attachment […]