Another day and troubles don't seem to end for Facebook. The social networking website has been on the receiving end due to a truckload of potential privacy and security-related issues throughout 2019. A new report suggests that the Facebook iOS app secretly turns on the camera in the background without the user’s knowledge.iPhone users are reporting that the Facebook app is activating the camera app in the background while they are scrolling through the feed. The issue came to light after a user named Joshua Maddux shared a video that demonstrates the claim.The video reveals that when a user opens a photo and drags it down, the active camera viewfinder is seen on the left side of the screen. Maddox claims that he reproduced the bug across five different iPhones running on iOS 13.2.2. However, he could not reproduce the same bug on iPhones running on iOS 12.Found a @facebook #security & #privacy issue. When the app is open it actively uses the camera. I found a bug in the app … [Read more...] about Bug in Facebook opens camera app in the background for iOS users
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Women may be leading in many walks of life but when it comes to the Indian film industry the story is a little different, there aren’t enough films letting the actress lead the way. However, there was a turnaround in 2017 when plenty of women-centric films made a mark at the box office. These films were not only critically acclaimed but gave strong returns on investments as well.There were around 12 films with female-driven stories last year and it started with Kangana Ranaut’s power packed performance in Rangoon. However, the film was unable to translate the same in to good box office numbers and the fall was huge with collections worth Rs 28.82 crore with a big budget of Rs 61 crore.This signals that along with strong female centric roles, quality content is the preferred choice of the audience and the proof of this are movies like Naam Shabana, Lipstick Under My Burkha, Secret Superstar and Tumhari Sulu.Close Naam Shabana, prequel to Baby and made on a budget of Rs 33 … [Read more...] about Women on top: A look at how female-centric films saw a turnaround in 2017
While Bollywood is known to not welcome its actresses after long breaks, it looks like the heroines of the industry are changing the trend. Be it late Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Aishwarya Rai and now Rani Mukherjee all are strongly signaling that they may not have been around for some time but the film industry is their home ground and they will do their best to get their strong foothold back in the industry.After a four year hiatus, Rani is back on the big screen with her latest release Hichki that hits the theatres on Friday. The film has created a lot of buzz both in the industry and amid audience but will it take a flying start at the box office and be Rani’s best comeback?Hichki released on 961 screens in India, 380 screens overseas, taking the worldwide total to 1,341 screens. The film’s cost of production comes to about Rs 12 crore and publicity expenses is at around Rs 8 crore, taking the overall budget to Rs 20 crore.Close Rani’s last release Mardaani had … [Read more...] about Is Rani Mukherjee’s new movie ‘Hichki’ going to be her best comeback?
Tales of his success are being narrated beyond borders and the Indian film industry is assured of getting its regular dose of quality content from him and television too has got a taste of this actor’s style of working.With a career spanning over three decades, this star seems to be unstoppable and on his 53rd birthday Aamir Khan is all set to entertain the audience with a multi-starrer project called "Thugs of Hindostan".While the Khans of Bollywood rule the Indian film industry, not all of them have been able to keep up with the numbers game. Be it Shah Rukh Khan or Salman, both witnessed disappointing collections last year from films like "Jab Harry Met Sejal" and "Tubelight". But Aamir has walked a consistent path with films like "3 Idiots", "PK" and "Secret Superstar", but it was the wrestling drama "Dangal" that raised the bar for the industry in terms of both business and content.Close Khan’s film graph in the last 10 years shows that he is a brand that … [Read more...] about Bollywood banks on brand Aamir Khan as actor ups box office game with maximum all-time grossers
The Timeless Box is an aluminum safe that opens by timer, an Indiegogo-funded stunt by a creative advertising agency, and a poetic project by a former physicist to combat our real-time world. “We have all these gadgets that give us control and power,” says Ignasi Giró, creative director of agency Happy Honest & Smile in Barcelona. “The Timeless Box is the anti-gadget. It takes all control out of your hands.” advertisement advertisement The idea is a kind of mash-up of time capsule and gift box. You put something inside, set a date for it to pop open, and it slowly counts down the days on a small display, until in the last day it displays hours, minutes, and then beeps out the last 60 seconds. Only when it reaches zero does the top door pop open. If you’re going to be out of town for someone’s birthday, you can give a gift in the Timeless Box ahead of time, and know that it is in their presence, ticking away. There are to be … [Read more...] about A Present With A Timer, To Countdown Until The Holidays