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Xiaomi Doubles Its Shipments in Q3 2017, Says IDC

The global smartphone market has momentum going into the year-end holiday shopping season, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC). An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7 percent rise from the same period

Swiss banking software has Swiss cheese security, says Rapid7

Rapid7 has gone public with news of an e-commerce SQL injection vulnerability, saying it couldn’t raise a response from the vendor. The software in question, SmartVista, is an e-commerce and financial product from BPC Banking, and in this post, Rapid7 says it told the company about the issue

Twitter Suspends Russia-Linked Accounts, but US Senator Says Response Inadequate

Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 US election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, summoned Twitter officials to testify

Apple Says Some App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Users Are Facing Issues [Update: Fixed]

You are not alone. There are several Apple services that are experiencing problems at the moment, the company’s System Status dashboard reveals. Some users of the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Store, iTunes U, Mac App Store, and Volume Purchase Program services are experiencing “intermittent issues”. Update 6 October 7:50pm

Amazon Says It Created Over 22,000 Seasonal Job Opportunities in India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon has created more than 22,000 seasonal jobs in India Positions have been created in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, among others Amazon has 13 customer service sites across 12 cities Amazon on Monday announced it has created more than 22,000 seasonal employment positions across its India network this

Internet service providers will fail to connect websites if software not updated, says ICANN CTO David Conrad

ICANN had promised in 2010 that it will change keys used in the process called domain name system resolver. Internet service providers (ISPs) will not be able to connect to websites if they fail to update their network with new software by October 11. The new software

The man behind Android says A.I. is the next major operating system

Andy Rubin, best known for leading Android, thinks artificial intelligence is the next major operating system. Rubin made the comments during a press event for the launch of his new Android smartphone at the headquarters of Playground, his hybrid venture capital firm and start-up incubator in Palo

Iran in Talks to Unblock Twitter, Says New Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter to resolve problems with the Iranian government Twitter was banned at the time of mass anti-regime protests in 2009 Sites such as YouTube and Facebook are also banned in Iran Iran’s new communications minister said Tuesday that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which

Coolpad Says Aspirational Smartphone Users Its Key Priority in India

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad is bullish about their low-end phones in India The company claims to produce 34 million smartphones every year Coolpad recently launched Cool Play 6 in India at Rs. 14,999 Even as Coolpad rolled out a power-packed mid-budget Cool Play 6 smartphone targeting gamers over the last weekend,

The man behind Android says A.I. is the next major operating system

Published 5 Hours Ago  | Updated 2 Hours Ago Andy Rubin thinks AI is the next big operating system He’s worth listening to, as he’s one of the creators of Android, the world’s dominant smartphone platform Rubin is building new AI-focused products. Andy Rubin, best known for leading