Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking ‘private’ internet use – Security – Software- Tempemail

Google is the subject of a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in “private” mode. The lawsuit seeks at least US$5 billion (A$7.21 billion), accusing Google of surreptitiously collecting information Continue Reading

Self Driving Startup Argo AI Raises $2.6 Billion Investment From Volkswagen- Tempemail

German automaker Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) has closed its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based self-driving startup disclosed in a blog post on Tuesday. Argo, founded in 2016 by Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander, is now jointly controlled by Volkswagen and Ford Motor Co (F.N), which made an initial Continue Reading

New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps – Tempemail

Remember Strandhogg? A security vulnerability affecting Android that malicious apps can exploit to masquerade as any other app installed on a targeted device to display fake interfaces to the users, tricking them into giving away sensitive information. Late last year, at the time of its public disclosure, researchers also confirmed Continue Reading

HPE lays out US$1 billion savings plan, pay cuts – Finance- Tempemail

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Thursday unveiled a plan targeting gross savings of at least US$1 billion by 2022 and cut the base salaries of top executives by 25 percent as the software maker seeks to weather the coronavirus crisis. Shares, down about 35 percent this year, fell nearly 6 percent Continue Reading

Microsoft to unify app development for 1 billion Windows 10 devices- Tempemail

Read Article To help developers build apps for modern work using Microsoft 365 and Windows platforms, Microsoft has unveiled Project Reunion to unifying app development across one billion Windows 10 devices. Project Reunion will make it easier to build great apps that work across all the Windows 10 versions and Continue Reading

Over 1 Billion SMSs Sent since the Beginning of Lockdown in Nigeria | Tempemail

Sourced from allAfrica. Nigeria’s lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the usage of SMSs – the quintessential short message service used all across the world – as subscribers were discovered to have sent over 1-billion messages within the last month. Though this mass of messages was largely free, Continue Reading

Taiwan’s TSMC announces US$12 billion Arizona chip factory – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, a major supplier to Apple, announced on Friday it will build a US$12 billion chip factory in Arizona, in what the company called a “strong partnership” with the US government. The move by the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of computer chips coincides with an effort by the Continue Reading

NBN Co sources $6.1 billion from banks – Finance – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

NBN Co has secured access to a total of $6.1 billion from Australian and international banks, well above the $2 billion it had initially sought. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said the credit facilities “demonstrated … strong support in the market for the NBN business plan and outlook.” He said the Continue Reading