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Apple Admits  OS X Also Has SSL Security Flaw, Fix Coming Soon

Apple Admits OS X Also Has SSL Security Flaw, Fix Coming Soon

Apple recently dished out the iOS 7.0.2 update which, among other things, patched a security flaw in the mobile OS. Now, the company has confirmed that OS X contains a similar flaw and that a patch is coming very soon.

By On February 23, 2014 Respond
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WhatsApp Suffers An Outage Of More Than Three Hours

WhatsApp Suffers An Outage Of More Than Three Hours

Within days of its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp has suffered a major outage. The messaging app became unavailable for 210 minutes, leading to a frenzy of social media updates.

By On February 23, 2014 Respond
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Watch Ads On Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass And Get Free Mobile Internet

Watch Ads On Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass And Get Free Mobile Internet

The online advertisement industry is evolving rapidly in a bid to sustain its growth as more and more users shift to mobile devices. Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass is a brilliant spin on this transition, offering you free mobile internet in return for watching ads.

By On February 23, 2014 Respond
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Google Is Working On A WiFi App To Automatically Connect You To Wireless Hotspots

Google Is Working On A WiFi App To Automatically Connect You To Wireless Hotspots

When you walk into Starbucks, it takes you a while to figure out the WiFi, agree to certain terms and conditions and only then get internet access. Google is now readying a WiFi app that will automatically connect with free WiFi hotspots instantly.

By On February 23, 2014 Respond
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You Can Now Block Other Members On LinkedIn

You Can Now Block Other Members On LinkedIn

LinkedIn has been rather slow in offering some very critical privacy options, but the company is getting there. A new feature now allows you to block other members on LinkedIn and ensure better privacy and greater control over personal data.

By On February 22, 2014 Respond
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Is Netflix Slow Streaming Is Caused By ISPs?

Is Netflix Slow Streaming Is Caused By ISPs?

Last month, the internet exploded with backlash when a court shot down FCC’s Net Neutrality regulations. It seems that the lack of such regulations allows certain operators to throttle data flow, causing problems for Netflix users.

By On February 22, 2014 Respond
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Namecheap Comes Under DDoS Attack

Namecheap Comes Under DDoS Attack

Namecheap, a leading domain registrar and web hosting company, came under a DDoS attack today. This immediately resulted in the inaccessibility of a number of sites hosted on Namecheap.

By On February 21, 2014 Respond
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CAPTCHA Is About To Become Obsolete And Hit The Dust

CAPTCHA Is About To Become Obsolete And Hit The Dust

CAPTCHA has successfully warded off spam on all sorts of online sites and forums for quite some time. The verification method has been relevant for a surprisingly long time but a new algorithm may finally render it useless.

By On February 20, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Can Predict When You’re About To Enter A Relationship

Facebook Can Predict When You’re About To Enter A Relationship

Given the sheer amount of our personal, everyday data that Facebook has, it is no wonder that the social network can even predict when a Facebook user is about to enter a relationship. The company has now revealed the behind-the-scenes science.

By On February 19, 2014 Respond
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‘The Moon’ Malware Found To Be Infecting Linksys Routers

‘The Moon’ Malware Found To Be Infecting Linksys Routers

Wireless routers have become a fairly common accessory for users at home and at office both. But if you have a Linksys router at either of the two places, you may be in trouble. A malware is currently targeting specific Linksys models.

By On February 19, 2014 Respond
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Stack Overflow Briefly Becomes Unavailable, Programmers Panic

Stack Overflow Briefly Becomes Unavailable, Programmers Panic

Stack Overflow is a coding-related website that has become an essential tool for programmers around the globe. The site went down for an hour today due to a DDoS attack, leading to a frenzy of panicked social media updates from programmers.

By On February 17, 2014 Respond
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Forbes Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army, User Data Stolen

Forbes Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army, User Data Stolen

Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) seems ceaselessly adamant on hacking on Western media organization after another. After its recent attacks at Microsoft and Skype, the hacktivist group recently broke into Forbes’ site and made away with user data.

By On February 16, 2014 Respond
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Pandora Lawsuit May Overturn Outdated Royalty Plans

Pandora Lawsuit May Overturn Outdated Royalty Plans

Music services such as Pandora are in a fix today. They are forced to pay up a hefty part of their profit to rights management groups, while actual songwriters don’t get much from them. This has led the company to file a suit which is very significant.

By On February 16, 2014 Respond
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Music Streaming Services Must Evolve Or Expire

Music Streaming Services Must Evolve Or Expire

Tech industry moves quick and the world of internet moves quicker. A whole range of popular music streaming services have popped online in recent years but going forward, they must evolve to ensure profits or wither away, reveals a new report.

By On February 16, 2014 Respond
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KickStarter Breached, Customer Data Stolen By Hackers

KickStarter Breached, Customer Data Stolen By Hackers

It has become somewhat of a routine to come across at least one high-profile hacking incident every month or so. This time it’s KickStarter which was recently breached by hackers who were then able to steal the data of an unknown number of customers.

By On February 16, 2014 Respond
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