India liberalizes foreign investment rules in a win for Apple – TechCrunch

India liberalizes foreign investment rules in a win for Apple – News

India has further liberalized its foreign direct investment (FDI) rules for many sectors, opening new avenues for global investors and giants such as Apple as Asia’s third-largest economy attempts to jump-start its years-low economic growth. New Delhi said Wednesday evening that it is easing sourcing norms for single-brand retailers like Apple. As part of the …

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An Old Android App With 100M Downloads Started Delivering Malware

An old Android app stealthily targeted a Millions of Android users. As discovered by the researchers, CamScanner, an app that existed for at least 8 years and had over 100 million downloads, barraged users with malware. Old Android App Became Malicious Researchers from Kaspersky Lab discovered how an old existing Android app suddenly turned malicious. …

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Homeworld 3: Blackbird Interactive's next space real-time strategy game raises money on Fig

Homeworld 3: Blackbird Interactive’s next space real-time strategy game raises money on Fig

Gearbox Software and Blackbird Interactive showed a trailer today confirming that Homeworld 3 is in development. They also said that Blackbird is raising money for the game on the Fig crowdfunding service. Blackbird’s founder is Rob Cunningham, the original art director for Homeworld. Relic Entertainment developed this sci-fi real-time strategy game in 1999, and Sierra …

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Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – TechCrunch

Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – News

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to the bloc’s online privacy rules last year casts an unflattering light on widespread manipulation of a system that’s supposed to protect consumer rights. As Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May …

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Nielsen: How to properly measure the impact of esports for brands and advertisers

Nielsen: How to properly measure the impact of esports for brands and advertisers

Analysts predict esports should be a very big business in the future, and it is already amassing huge audiences. Brands and advertisers want to dive into it, but first the business has to be properly measured and understood. And that’s the job of Nicole Pike, the managing director of Nielsen’s global esports business. I spoke …

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VM Escape Vulnerability In QEMU Allowed Code Execution And DoS

Reportedly, a VM escape vulnerability exists in QEMU – an open source hardware virtualization emulator. The flaw, upon exploit, could allow an attacker to attack the host QEMU process resulting in a system crash or to execute arbitrary codes. QEMU VM Escape Vulnerability Security researcher Vishnu Dev from Team bi0S discovered a security flaw in …

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