Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tech News Flash

Tech News Flash: Tuesday -- November 10, 2015

TechNewsWorld -- All Tech - All The Time
Part of the ECT News Network

Headline Scan
NSA Keeps Some Security Bugs Under Its Hat
BlackBerry's Priv Puzzles the Tech World
Xbox Gamers Get to Replay 104 Older Titles on Xbox One
Lytro's VR Camera System Promises Unprecedented Immersion
Why Tablets Are Tanking

Message From Our Sponsor
New shipping policy is a bad deal for businesses.
As of January 2015 both FedEx and UPS began applying
Dimensional Weight Pricing to all domestic Ground
shipments. To learn more, download the whitepaper
How Dimensional Rate Pricing will Impact Businesses
Learn more: http://www.ectnews.com/adsys/link/?crid=9429/endicia

Today's Story Highlights

NSA Keeps Some Security Bugs Under Its Hat
The U.S. National Security Agency is getting a collective side-eye after
posting what it characterized as proactive information: the fact that it
discloses 91 percent of security vulnerabilities that pass through its
internal review process. While the agency appears pleased with its
newfound transparency, it's being called out en masse for the things
it's not reporting.

BlackBerry's Priv Puzzles the Tech World
BlackBerry on Friday released its Priv smartphone, its first Android-
based device. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop slider is driven by a Qualcomm
Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor and an Adreno 418 GPU. It's stocked
with 3 GB of low-power RAM and 32 GB of storage. There's an 18-MP
shooter on its backside and a 2-MP chat cam on its face.

Xbox Gamers Get to Replay 104 Older Titles on Xbox One
Microsoft on Monday announced that 104 catalog titles for the Xbox 360
will be fully compatible and playable on its "new" Xbox One video game
system, which hit store shelves two years ago. The list of Xbox One
backward-compatible games includes notable hits such as the complete
Gears of Wars catalog, Assassin's Creed II , Fallout 3 and Borderlands .

Lytro's VR Camera System Promises Unprecedented Immersion
Lytro last week announced its Immerge concept, a virtual reality camera
system that promises to plop people right in the center of an experience
the company calls "six degrees of freedom." Lytro's Immerge harnesses
the potential of light field technology. Light field enables Immerge to
capture data from all points, and viewpoints, inside any given volume of

Why Tablets Are Tanking
Boy, we really have gone full circle on tablets -- and not just once.
Back when the Windows tablets first came to market, a whole bunch of us
predicted it wouldn't be long before they replaced all of the notebooks.
I don't think they even made it to 10 percent before the tablet market
collapsed, and the pre-existing forms reclaimed their shares. Then the
iPad launched.

News Alerts From ECT News Network
Get the day's top business and technology news delivered
to your inbox as stories break. Sign up today -- it's free!

INSTA-LEADS From ECT News Network
Access 30 million B2B purchasing decision makers. Learn more:

How to Advertise in This Newsletter
To advertise in this newsletter or elsewhere on ECT News Network,
please call our sales department toll-free at (877) 328-5500, or view
our online media kit at

Subscribing and Unsubscribing
You are receiving the Tech News Flash in response to your request
on the TechNewsWorld Web site for our daily newsletter. If you wish
to make changes to your newsletter subscription, or if you wish to
receive other free newsletters from the ECT News Network, please click
here: Newsletter Management Wizard

If this e-mail was forwarded to you and you wish to subscribe to
this FREE newsletter, please use our newsletter sign-up wizard:

We welcome your feedback. Contact us online at

Follow Us

Copyright 2015 ECT News Network, Inc.
16133 Ventura Blvd., Suite 700, Encino, CA 91436
All Rights Reserved.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.