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Android phones ‘betray’ user location to Google  

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionMobile phone masts transmit a unique address A majority of Android smartphones collect location data and send it back to Google, even when location services are switched off. News website Quartz reported Android phones gathered information about nearby mobile phone masts and shared those details with Google. One privacy advocate described the finding as …

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iPhone X Face ID isn’t bulletproof after all, claims Vietnamese cyber-security firm

When it launched its new handset, the iPhone X, Apple claimed that its Face ID is basically impossible to bypass. While it does seem to be more efficient than the Samsung Galaxy S8’s facial recognition feature, the iPhone X’s Face ID isn’t bulletproof either. Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav recently came forward stating that the Face ID …

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Android phones still track you when location services are off

Even phones that have been reset to their factory settings can tell Google where you are. Google has been collecting Android phones’ locations even when location services are turned off, an investigation has revealed. Online publication Quartz observed Android phones collecting the addresses of nearby mobile phone masts and sending them back to Google. The details were …

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Tesla’s $200,000 new Roadster will be “the fastest production car ever”

0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds  Remember when nobody wanted electric cars because they were considered slower than their gas counterparts? Tesla showed that a vehicle can be battery-powered and still make it onto the ‘world’s fastest accelerating cars’ list with its Model S. Now, Elon Musk has revealed that the next version of the company’s Roadster …

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