WeChat is owned by Tencent, one of the largest tech companies in Asia, and while the app doesn't get a lot of adoption outside mainland China, it is indispensable within the country. It's used by over 1 billion people in China for everything from messaging, payments, taxi, hotel, and flight bookings, and even food delivery. So here's a primer on WeChat, and why the Trump administration is banning the app. … [Read more...] about What is WeChat and why is Trump banning it?
US President Donald Trump this week signed two executive orders barring any US transaction with TikTok, its parent company ByteDance, and its subsidiaries, as well as with popular Chinese messaging app WeChat and its parent company Tencent. The orders would take effect in 44 days. TikTok has hit more than 175 million downloads in the US, and 800 million worldwide, while WeChat has more than 1.2 billion monthly active users across the globe. … [Read more...] about TikTok exploring ‘all remedies’ to safeguard ‘rule of law’ in US ban
The online-only network is offering a one-month free trial that will allow you to watch every single Champions League match left without paying a dime. If you decide to keep DAZN, you'll pay $20-a-month or an annual subscription of $150. The dedicated DAZN app is available for iOS and Android phones and tablets, as well as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV plus most modern Smart TVs. Canadians outside of the country can follow the VPN route above and tune in with a DAZN log-in all the same. … [Read more...] about How to watch Manchester City vs Real Madrid: Live stream the Champions League match online from anywhere
Apple announced its “historic day for Mac” at WWDC 2020 when CEO Tim Cook revealed that it will no longer use Intel processors and will switch to ARM for Mac devices. While Apple did not reveal the exact reason, a former Intel employee named François Piednoël told PCGamer that Apple started to dislike Intel processors after Skylake architecture was launched in 2015. The report claims that Skylake was a major pain for Apple as it had raised the maximum complaints. "The quality assurance of Skylake was more than a problem. It was abnormally bad. We were getting way too much citing for little things inside Skylake. Basically our buddies at Apple became the number one filer of problems in the architecture. And that went really, really bad. When your customer starts finding almost as many bugs as you found yourself, you're not leading into the right place,” Piednoël was quoted in the report by PCGamer. Of course, neither Apple nor Intel can be ever … [Read more...] about Former Intel employee claims this to be the main reason why Apple moved to ARM
However, just like most tools, Noctilucent has its good and bad sides. While the tool can help apps set up a new form of domain fronting and avoid censorship, it can also be useful in hiding malware command-and-control servers as well -- something that some security researchers might need to take note for future incident response investigations. … [Read more...] about DEF CON: New tool brings back ‘domain fronting’ as ‘domain hiding’