Tech Wrap: More Exchange servers patched, 75,000 podcasts on Samsung Free

In other tech news, Google has formed the Android Ready SE Alliance to promote digital keys and mobile IDs, while a new story shows Android handsets, iPhones send your phone's data to Google and Apple every 4 and half minutes.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 16:00 IST
Tech wrap.
Tech wrap. (Unsplash)
Tech wrap.
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Today was an interesting day in tech, with Microsoft announcing that a majority of Exchange servers have now been patched, while Samsung Free now offers users access to 75,000 podcasts. 

Meanwhile, Google is currently focused on digital car keys, mobile driver's license, and other identity credentials for its Android Ready SE Alliance, while a new story now tells us just how much data our phones reveal about us to the company that manufactured them.

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Here's a quick wrap of today's most important headlines:


Microsoft says 92% of vulnerable Exchange servers patched, mitigated

The Exchange server vulnerabilities may have caught Microsoft at a bad time, but the company has since been working overtime to release security patches for the flaws. It now appears that 92 percent of all affected machines have now been patched, according to our report here.

Samsung Free grants access to 75,000 podcasts: Report

Samsung Free, which replaced the company's old and now-defunct Samsung Daily service, now includes access to 75,000 podcasts, according to a new report. But before you try to get the feature working on your phone, you may want to read our coverage first. 

Google forms Android Ready SE Alliance to push digital keys, mobile IDs

The Android maker has begun pushing for new Android hardware that is more secure and can be used to hold identity verification documents. Here's how Google want to bring features like digital passports and identity cards to Android devices.

Android handsets, iPhones send your handset data to Google, Apple every 4 and half minutes

No matter how much you prevent the data on your phone from falling into the hands of the wrong companies a new study from Ireland has found that Android phones and iPhones send data to their companies every 4 and half minutes. Here's everything you need to know.

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First Published Date: 29 Mar, 01:44 IST
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