How to send uncompressed images on WhatsApp Technology 

How to send uncompressed images on WhatsApp

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. WhatsApp is notorious for compressing its images, so that otherwise-beautiful pictures look like they were shot from a generations-old camera phone. I exaggerate only slightly. Luckily there’s an easy way to “trick” WhatsApp into sending a good image without having to download any third-party software or stressing yourself out. The screenshots for this article are for iOS, since I have an iPhone handy, but…

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Hackers breach 62 US colleges by exploiting ERP vulnerability News 

Hackers breach 62 US colleges by exploiting ERP vulnerability

Hackers have breached the systems of 62 colleges and universities by exploiting a vulnerability in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) web app, the US Department of Education said in a security alert sent out this week. The vulnerability is in Ellucian Banner Web Tailor, a module of the Ellucian Banner ERP that lets universities customize their front-facing web applications. The vulnerability also impacts Ellucian Banner Enterprise Identity Services, a module for managing user accounts. Earlier this year, a security researcher named Joshua Mulliken discovered a vulnerability in the authentication mechanism…

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New policies use tech to prevent your next speeding ticket News 

New policies use tech to prevent your next speeding ticket

Our relationship with speeding and tickets is an odd one: We drive cars that are capable of top speeds that make no sense in the hands of average drivers and in common situations. Managing the temptation to speed is a hallowed cat-and-mouse game between you and the police that is ineffective. But that game is starting to change as new cars will soon prevent speeding — or at least make you think about it every time. Reining in top speed Volvo will electronically limit top speed to 112 mph in…

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New Spider-Man PS4 Bug Is Amazing, Creepy, and Hilarious Reel Trend 

New Spider-Man PS4 Bug Is Amazing, Creepy, and Hilarious

Marvel’s Spider-Man is almost a year old, however, PlayStation 4 players are still discovering new bugs in the PS4 game. And the latest discovery features a bug that is equal parts amazing, creepy, and hilarious. Over on Reddit, one player recently uploaded a bug they came across where a lady, with the super powers of a slug, sticks to the side of a building and then manages to slide up the building like she’s being pulled by invisible string. Now, is this a tease of who the villain will be…

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This Amazon Prime Deal Effectively Gets You A Free PS4, Switch, Or Xbox One Game Entertainment 

This Amazon Prime Deal Effectively Gets You A Free PS4, Switch, Or Xbox One Game

Twitch Prime, which is included with any Amazon Prime membership, has been ramping up its efforts to offer benefits for gamers recently. The premium service already offers free monthly PC games, in-game loot for games like Apex Legends and FIFA 19, 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online, and other free benefits for its members. Now, you can even earn money back on select purchases with a new, limited-time offer for Twitch Prime members. From now through July 26, you can get $15 Amazon credit on a select offering of games,…

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Transfer Your Apple Music Playlists to Spotify from an iPhone or Android Phone Reel Trend 

Transfer Your Apple Music Playlists to Spotify from an iPhone or Android Phone

Switching from one popular music streaming service to another shouldn’t have to be a hassle, but it is if you want to transfer all your favorite music over. No popular service offers a built-in feature to export or import playlists, so if you want to move your favorite Apple Music playlists over to Spotify, you’ll have to use a third-party service. Using SongShift for iOS and Soundiiz on Android, you can transfer your favorite Apple Music playlists over to Spotify without a hitch. Although the two applications differ in the…

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What is malware? Everything you need to know about viruses, trojans and malicious software Technology 

What is malware? Everything you need to know about viruses, trojans and malicious software

What is malware? Malware is shorthand for malicious software. It is software developed by cyber attackers with the intention of gaining access or causing damage to a computer or network, often while the victim remains oblivious to the fact there’s been a compromise. A common alternative description of malware is ‘computer virus’ — although there are big differences between these types of malicious programs. What was the first computer virus? The origin of the first computer virus is hotly debated. For some, the first instance of a computer virus —…

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Registration for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival open now! Reel Trend 

Registration for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival open now!

On July 7, 2019, at San Diego Comic-Con, Niantic and WB Games Studio announced their first Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Festival and how you can be a part of it. Taking place at White River State Park in Indianapolis, from August 31st to September 1st, this will be the first official Fan Festival for Niantic and WB Games’ hit location-based game set in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and lots of fun activities and special in-game bonuses and events are planned for each day of the festivities. Niantic also…

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Southwest is giving away a Nintendo Switch to one lucky passenger every day for a month Entertainment 

Southwest is giving away a Nintendo Switch to one lucky passenger every day for a month

Southwest Airlines kicked off its new Lets Play Getaway sweepstakes in a pretty dramatic fashion. The deal is, every day through Aug. 13 the Dallas-based air carrier will be giving away a Nintendo Switch as well as a digital copy of Super Mario Maker 2. That’s certainly a sweet enough promotion, but if you happened to be a passenger on Southwest flight 2246 Wednesday from Dallas to San Diego, you actually already scored both of those freebies. The carrier decided to gift those to every passenger on the flight, partly…

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New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data Technology 

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data

An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool that can not only access information stored on a target’s iPhone or Android device, but even access a user’s information stored in the cloud. As a quick primer, Pegasus was designed to surreptitiously monitor all facets of a user’s device, including…

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