Bang & Olufsen’s latest Beoplay E8 fully wireless earbuds offer top sound and comfort – TechCrunch

Bang & Olufsen has an excellent reputation in home audio, and its original Beoplay E8 fully wireless headphones were a category leader when there was barely a category to lead. The company recently launched the third version of the E8, a new generation of hardware that comes with a number of improvements for better audio quality and convenience, including wireless charging, up to seven hours of continuous use on a single charge and the latest Bluetooth standards for improved audio quality, operating distance and latency.

B&O’s latest wireless headset is a must-have for sound quality enthusiasts as a result, providing

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ARM Releases Cortex-X1 Microarchitecture for High-End Android Devices

ARM, the semiconductor firm owned by Softbank, on Tuesday released new technology aimed at helping Android devices catch up to Apple’s iPhone models for certain computing tasks such as video games. ARM’s technology powers the processors in both iPhones and Android devices. But Apple extensively customises what are called computing “cores” on its chips, while many Android devices hew more closely to designs developed and sold by ARM itself.

In recent years, mobile phones have used a mix of high-performance cores that are speedy at computing but drain a phone’s battery and power-efficient cores that are slower but preserve battery.

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India’s contact-tracing app is going open-source – TechCrunch

India said it will publicly release the source code of its contact-tracing app, Aarogya Setu, to the relief of privacy and security experts who have been advocating for this ever since the app launched in early April.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Secretary Ajay Prakash Sawhney made the announcement on Tuesday, dubbing the move “opening the heart” of the Aarogya Setu app to allow engineers to inspect and tinker with the code. The app has amassed over 114 million users in less than two months  — an unprecedented scale globally.

The source code of Aarogya Setu’s Android app will

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A new Android bug, StrandHogg 2.0, lets malware pose as real apps and steal user data – TechCrunch

Security researchers have found a major vulnerability in almost every version of Android, which lets malware imitate legitimate apps to steal app passwords and other sensitive data.

The vulnerability, dubbed StrandHogg 2.0 (named after the Norse term for a hostile takeover) affects all devices running Android 9.0 and earlier. It’s the “evil twin” to an earlier bug of the same name, according to Norwegian security firm Promon, which discovered both vulnerabilities six months apart. StrandHogg 2.0 works by tricking a victim into thinking they’re entering their passwords on a legitimate app while instead interacting with a malicious overlay.

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Mi Band 5 Alleged Live Photos Surface Online Ahead of Launch

Mi Band 5 fitness tracker’s existence is yet to be confirmed by Xiaomi, however, ahead of its launch, the smart device is already doing rounds over the Internet. A tipster on Weibo has now shared the alleged live photos of the Mi Band 5 that also highlight its new charger design. Additionally, the tipster also indicated the alleged pricing of the smart band. Earlier this week, a report had suggested that the Mi Band 5 will come with Amazon Alexa support.

In the leaked photos shared on Weibo, the Mi Band 5 appears in Black colour option and its

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SpaceX to Bring Astronauts to Short-Handed Space Station for Longer Stay

Two NASA astronauts gearing up to ride SpaceX’s new space taxi will now be on a mission planned to last more than a month, instead of a week, to help the short-handed crew aboard the International Space Station, the US space agency said on Friday.

The launch is scheduled for May 27 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and will arrive at the ISS the following day. The mission, SpaceX’s first carrying humans, marks the company’s climactic test before NASA can certify its Crew Dragon capsule for regular operational flights.

Space Shuttle veterans Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are set

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