MyBits Weekly #13

MyBits Weekly #13

Read all the latest tech news on MyBits Weekly and stay in touch with the most important trends in the Cloud, Security, Mobile and Business industries.

In today’s Weekly we have picked the top stories from last seven days.

For full details about each news item, check out the links at the bottom of the page.

Mybits Weekly 13 Mobile

Google launches video calling app Duo for Android and iOS

Google today launched Google Duo, a one-to-one video calling app for Android and iOS. You can download Duo from Google Play and Apple’s App Store, though you may have to wait a bit as this is a gradual rollout — “it will be live worldwide in the next few days.”

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Thinking Big: Samsung Galaxy Note7 review

All great speeches start with carefully prepared notes. For yet another year Samsung has taken the role of a modern-day orator, pushing for a return to personal handwriting against the trend of detached digital text.

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New Nokia smartphones and tablets coming in Q4

A total of 3 to 4 Nokia mobile devices – including phones and tablets – will be unveiled towards the end of this year, according to Mike Wang, president of the joint management team at Nokia China. The launch, however, will likely take place sometime early 2017.

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Mybits Weekly Cloud

95% of SMBs plan to move to cloud hosting – as issues with web services mount up

Nearly 95% of small to medium businesses say they either already use a cloud hosting service or plan to transition to it according to the latest study from B2B research firm Clutch.co – as web hosting providers aren’t hitting the mark.

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Google Cloud Platform begins filling out its data stack

With release of three core database services, the Google cloud is beginning to address the enterprise story.

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The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

Enterprise cloud workloads should hit the 10 percent mark in 2018, and we’ll need new management and governance tools to make it all work

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Mybits Weekly 13 Security

Hacker wins $5,000 for Chrome, Firefox address bar spoofing flaw

The “omnibox” vulnerability makes it easier to phish or steal user’s data.

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Linux bug leaves 1.4 billion Android users vulnerable to hijacking attacks

Off-path attack means malicious hackers can be located anywhere on the Internet.

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NSA’s Hacking Group Hacked! Bunch of Private Hacking Tools Leaked Online

An unknown hacker or a group of hackers just claimed to have hacked into “Equation Group” — a cyber-attack group allegedly associated with the United States intelligence organization NSA — and dumped a bunch of its hacking tools (malware, private exploits, and hacking tools) online.

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Mybits Weekly Business and Startups

9 Ways to Profit From Your Passion

We’re all passionate about something in our lives. But how can you actually turn a profit off of that passion? Here are nine ways that you can make your dream come true.

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India’s WhatsApp rival Hike raises $175M led by Tencent at a $1.4B valuation

India has a new tech unicorn. Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led by new investors Chinese internet giant Tencent and manufacturing firm Foxconn. The Series D round values the company at $1.4 billion, founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal confirmed to TechCrunch.

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Let the CPU wars begin: AMD shows its Zen CPU can compete with Intel’s best

AMD on Thursday finally unveiled its new Zen microarchitecture, with a pair of CPUs that could put the company back into the fight with Intel’s best.

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