Fraunhofer's VVC promises to reduce video file sizes by 50% to improve mobile network efficiency

Fraunhofer’s VVC promises to reduce video file sizes by 50% to improve mobile network efficiency

Having engineered the popular music encoding format MPEG-3 before developing the widely used video formats H.264 (AVC) and H.265 (HEVC), Germany’s Fraunhofer is one of the world’s most important digital media compression pioneers — directly responsible for shrinking popular media from discs into files that fit on smartphones. Today, Fraunhofer is announcing a new video …

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Attackers Hide Credit Card Skimmers In Image Files To Steal Data

Card skimming attacks have long been a menace for the e-commerce industry. Recently, another attack strategy has surfaced online where the attackers hide credit card skimmers in image files flooding the websites. Credit Card Skimmers In Image Files Reportedly, Malwarebytes has discovered a new type of card skimming attacks. In this method, the attackers hide …

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Researchers identify dozens of words that accidentally trigger Amazon Echo speakers

As voice assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa increasingly make their way into internet of things devices, it’s becoming harder to track when audio recordings are sent to the cloud and who might gain access to them. To spot transgressions, researchers at the University of Darmstadt, North Carolina State University, and the University of Paris …

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iOS App – Tower Conquest

Download from Itunes BUILD an invincible army, DESTROY towers, CONQUER your enemies! ============ WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ============ 5/5 “I’ve never played anything like this game. I can’t put it down!” 5/5 “I am so addicted to this game. 5 stars!” 5/5 “What’s not to like? There are so many cool characters and stages to …

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5G's Release 16 is complete, but COVID-19 may push Release 17 to 2022

5G’s Release 16 is complete, but COVID-19 may push Release 17 to 2022

Global partnership 3GPP is responsible for approving updates to the 3G, 4G, and 5G cellular standards that enable wireless phones and related devices to become faster and more power-efficient with each passing sub-generation. This process has yielded evolving 4G standards, such as LTE and LTE Advanced, as well as the earliest global 5G standards. Today, …

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The Critical Role of Cyber Security in Digital Marketing

Digital marketing has revolutionized the way businesses advertise their products and services. While most focus on the benefits, it’s undeniable that there are also threats associated with this type of advertising – precisely the reason that every online platform you visit has different levels of vulnerability to cyber-attack. Marketing emails, social media posts and your …

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