Weekly Tech News Headlines – Feb 3 2021

 LG deep dive into automotive platformsLG Electronics is struggling to maintain its position in the smartphone business and is considering an exit in 2021. The company has now announced its partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm to develop and focus on 5G automotive platforms. The market for self-driving vehicles, electric cars, and fully-connected cars is still growing and according to LG, 75% of all vehicles that will sell in 2027 will have some form of cellular connectivity inside. LG and Qualcomm have already been working together since 2004 to create different connected car solutions and LG’s in car infotainment and WebOS Auto…
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Chrome will now warn users over unsecured forms submission on HTTPS sites

 Google will be introducing a security feature in its Chrome browser which will protect users sensitive data to be transferred over unprotected user forms. There are instances where “mixed forms” (forms on HTTPS sites that do not submit on HTTPS) are present on a website. This is a risk to users’ security and privacy. Users can verify a HTTPS connection by looking at the ‘closed lock’ symbol next to the address bar in the browser. If the information is submitted via an unsecured form, it can be visible to eavesdroppers, allowing malicious parties to read or change sensitive form data.Chrome…
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Now you can launch Chrome directly into Incognito Mode

 Incognito Mode in Chrome gives users an option to not record sites they have visited, stop storing cookies and clearing of all other online activities after the user has closed an active browsing session. Until now you have Chrome application launches in default mode, and then users have to switch to Incognito manually. Switching to Incognito mode was done either by selecting the ‘New Incognito Window’ option in the main menu, or by using the Ctrl + Shift + N shortcut on the keyboard.Now Google has brought an option of creating Incognito Mode shortcut for Chrome anywhere in your system.…
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Beware! Fake Google Chrome downloader can steal your data

The Internet is a place filled with immense knowledge, entertainment, news and what not. It has become an integral part of life. Your electronic device without an active internet connection is hard to imagine.Browser applications such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox etc are windows to the internet world. You can dive and surf onto the internet using such applications. The whole world is now under your watch through these browser windows.However there are different kinds of threats also sitting on the other side of these windows. They are ready for you to get distracted so they can make…
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