‘Petya’, the latest in ransomware, hits companies across the globe

  • 29/06/2017 at 00:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Petya RansomwareA new form of ransomware called Petya has attacked company computers at a number of major business, reaching the Ukraine, Denmark, France, Poland, Germany, Russia, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Among some of the companies effected are worldwide advertising agency WPP and Russian oil and steel firms Evraz and Rosneft. They, along with the others infected, were given a ransom demand of $300 to be paid via Bitcoin.

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OnePlus 5 attempts to corner under $500 smartphone market

OnePlus 5The OnePlus 5 is the latest smartphone release that is looking to corner the largely unrepresented market for devices under $500. But they still manage to pack a lot of power and features into their handset.

OnePlus 5 Tech Specs

It isn’t the most powerful phone out there, but for the price it is hard to beat. Under the hood there is a 2.45 GHz Snapdragon 835 processor, which places it in the running with much more expensive devices. It holds a whopping 6GB of RAM, which is going to be a huge draw for those who have been looking to go 4 GB+ for the performance.

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In wake of Uber CEO resignation, 1000 employees ask him to come back

  • 22/06/2017 at 23:23 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Travis Kalanick UBERIn the midst of a number of controversies and a new business model, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has officially resigned. But those who work for the amateur taxi service has protested, and want him back in the driver’s seat.

The Resignation

It has been a contentious time for Uber and for Kalanick himself. Earlier this year a sexual harassment lawsuit was opened by one of the companies employees. That sparked a flood of other complaints that exposed a culture of lacking professionalism, harassment to female employees, and other forms of discrimination that led to major backlash against the driving service.

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Deep Root and the GOP voter information online Leak

  • 20/06/2017 at 23:46 by It's a Gadget Staff
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NSA Spy ViewData that the US Republican party has collected on around 200 million Americans has been dump online. The information was accidentally left up by a marketing and data firm called Deep Root Analytics.

A lot of information released

Information was aggregated from Republican super PACs, Reddit and other sources and put into a database. Contained in the information were the details of voters – Social Security numbers, birth dates, emails, physical addresses, religion, race and political leanings – and were used in targeted political commercials. 

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Apple’s WWDC 2017 was all about iMac Pro and HomePod

Apple iMac ProApple has announced a refresh to its iMac desktops, MacBooks and MacBook Pro lines. A new and powerful iMac Pro is in the works for release this December. iOS 11 and watchOS 4 updates have been announced along with macOS High Sierra’s release. The iPad Pro is to available in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models. Moreover, the new HomePod is an intelligent speaker designed to work with Apple Music.

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Acer announced Nitro 5, Spin 1 and Two New Iconia Tablets

Acer Nitro 5Acer has been busy at work getting new devices ready. The company announced a budget gaming notebook, the Nitro 5, the Acer Spin 1 convertible and two Iconia tablets with Android Nougat. These devices are worth a look if you’re in the market for a new laptop or tablet.

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Jelly – Check Out The World’s Smallest 4G Smartphone

Jelly Smallest 4G SmartphoneSometimes you want the smallest smartphone around – Which is why Jelly exists. Jelly is the world’s smallest 4G smartphone that’s got some decent hardware powering it.

Jelly Smartphone Is Small But Powerful

Let’s get straight to the specs. The processor is a Quadcore with 1.1GHz. Internal storage is 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM or 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM (For the Pro model). The battery capacity is 950mAh. The camera is an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. The display size is 2.45 inches, and the pixel resolution is 240×432. There are dual sim card slots and Jelly works on the 4G LTE network. The gadget has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, G-Sensor, Compass, and Gyroscope.

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