Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

iTunes Nears 50 Billionth App Download, Apple Offers $10,000 Gift Card

iTunes Nears 50 Billionth App Download, Apple Offers $10,000 Gift Card

Every time the app downloads on iTunes are about to reach a big number, Apple is sure to let the world know about it. For instance, the company has now beset the home page on iTunes with the message that App Store is about to hit the 50 billionth app download. And the lucky user will get a whopping $10,000 card.

By On May 3, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Bitcoin Mining Code Discovered Inside E-Sports League Client Software

Bitcoin Mining Code Discovered Inside E-Sports League Client Software

In the past, a number of Bitcoin frauds have been unearthed which have significantly undermined the repute of the e-currency. Now, another similar episode has been discovered: E-sports Entertainment Association (ESEA) gaming league apparently embedded bitcoin mining code inside its client software.

By On May 2, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Mozilla Warns FinFisher Not To Use Firefox’s Name

Mozilla Warns FinFisher Not To Use Firefox’s Name

FinFisher is a notorious surveillance software that is routinely used by repressive regimes around the world to keep an eye on dissidents and activists. It has been discovered that the company behind the software, Gamma International, installs FinFisher on victim computers by associating it with popular programs such as Firefox.

By On May 2, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Facebook Wins Case Against Domain Squatters

Facebook Wins Case Against Domain Squatters

Domain squatting refers to the practice of registering such domains which rhyme with popular websites. For instance, if you register a domain such as dacebook.com, you are essentially domain squatting. Facebook had filed a case against some 100 or so domains, charging them with domain squatting. The social network has won the case recently.

By On May 2, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Make Skype Calls Directly From Outlook.com Inbox

Make Skype Calls Directly From Outlook.com Inbox

Microsoft has been ramping up its email service over the past few months. The company first rebranded Hotmail as Outlook and since then, has been adding many new features to it. Microsoft has announced that Outlook users in the U.K. can make Skype calls directly from their Outlook.com inbox.

By On April 30, 2013 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Internet Cookies May Die In The Next Five Years

Internet Cookies May Die In The Next Five Years

Internet cookies have long been lambasted as a threat to user privacy. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets already come with no option for tracking cookies, so the use of internet cookies is gradually dying. Paul Cimino of Brilig Digital Data Solutions has predicted that such tracking cookies will be abandoned entirely during the next five years.

By On April 29, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
View Microsoft Office Documents In Chrome On Windows And Mac Machines

View Microsoft Office Documents In Chrome On Windows And Mac Machines

Viewing Microsoft Office documents in a browser is a ‘virtually impossible’ task. Oftentimes, you click a URL to open a page and rather, it starts downloading an Office file to your computer. Google is apparently trying to take care of this hassle by letting the users view Microsoft Office documents directly in Chrome browser.

By On April 27, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
AT&T Finally Launches Digital Life Security And Monitoring Service

AT&T Finally Launches Digital Life Security And Monitoring Service

Back in January this year, AT&T was showing off a home automation system of its own. The company has finally made the system available and will be rolling it out in 15 markets.

By On April 27, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Israel Airport Security Can Demand To Read Tourists’ Email

Israel Airport Security Can Demand To Read Tourists’ Email

The security measures implemented by Israel often encroach upon basic human rights. It has now been revealed that the airport security in Israel is authorized to demand to read the tourists’ emails. And if the tourists refuse to share their emails with them, the security personnel can refuse them entry into the country.

By On April 26, 2013 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
BitTorrent Sync Offers An Excellent P2P File-Sharing Solution

BitTorrent Sync Offers An Excellent P2P File-Sharing Solution

BitTorrent is a very well-known name when it comes to online file-sharing. The company already offers a number of highly popular file-sharing solutions. Now, the company has announced that its file-syncing tool, Sync, is open to the public and offers fast peer-to-peer file-sharing, without the need of a central server.

By On April 26, 2013 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Google Joins Hands With FIDO For Secure Login Solutions

Google Joins Hands With FIDO For Secure Login Solutions

Passwords used to log into online accounts have proved fairly futile. In the recent months, a number of hacks have shown that hackers can easily crack passwords and gain access to online accounts. Google has now joined hands with FIDO to devise more secure solutions and replace password-based login.

By On April 26, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Millennials Are Generally Concerned About Their Online Privacy, Survey Reveals

Millennials Are Generally Concerned About Their Online Privacy, Survey Reveals

Online privacy has emerged as one of the key issues due to the recent explosion of social media. A recent survey, conducted on internet users aged between 18 and 34 (also called the millennials) , suggests that these users are fairly conscious about their online privacy, but may compromise some of it to get financial or other perks.

By On April 25, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
LulzSec Leader Arrested By Australian Federal Police

LulzSec Leader Arrested By Australian Federal Police

LulzSec is a very well-known hacktivist outfit which often indulges in taking down or defacing governments websites as well as those of different corporations. Australian Federal Police (AFP) has now arrested an individual in Sydney which, the police claims, is the leader of LulzSec.

By On April 24, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
AP Twitter Account Hacked, Spread Fake White House Attack News

AP Twitter Account Hacked, Spread Fake White House Attack News

Last Tuesday, the Associated Press (AP) had to suspend its main Twitter account because its Twitter account was hacked and the hacker sent out a fake tweet saying, “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.”

By On April 24, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
First-Ever Commercial White Space Internet Coming To California

First-Ever Commercial White Space Internet Coming To California

White space refers to the unlicensed bands on the radio spectrum. Back in 2008, FCC allowed the use of this unlicensed spectrum so that companies can discern the TV frequencies that are being used and then push broadband services through white space. The first-ever commercial internet connectivity service, using white space, is now coming to California.

By On April 23, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Topic List
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook