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There have been a string of government site hackings lately, the most recent is President Obama’s own Twitter account. The account is used by the president’s Organized for Action (OFA) campaign and was recently the victim of foul play. Not that the hackers actually hacked Obama’s Twitter, nor did they send out messages as the President himself or even as his OFA campaign via Twitter.…Read More »
If you’re an Adobe customer, you might want to change your password today. Following up an initial report earlier this month where Adobe said hackers acquired data from 3 million customer accounts, the company is now saying that the number is more like 38 million.…Read More »
Twitter has updated the way tweets look on the web and on its iOS and Android apps to be more visual and hopefully, more engaging.
Essentially, the update means that tweets will now include previews for images and videos from Vine.…Read More »
The first trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ brings all your favorite mutants together [Video]
After numerous teases, the first full trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past has been released. The trailer doesn’t exactly tell us any more than we already know, but it’s a nice look at all your favorite mutants (and actors) from all the recent X-Men movies all together in one film. …Read More »
After long debates in the Facebook management, it seems that 2014 will be the year that we will be annoyed with popups video ads on the site.
It’s been a while when the first speculation appeared on the fact that people at Facebook will be more aggressive with ads in News Feed.…Read More »
How many times have you been asked on the internet to prove that you are a human, prompted to retype letters or numbers, only to be unable to decipher them?
This is a common practice on the internet and the technology used to make sure you are not a robot is called reCAPTCHA, and up until now has probably caused a fair amount of annoyance.…Read More »
Star Wars is a franchise that has seen a lot of ups and downs, sometimes at the same time and so have it’s fans. But after Disney’s acquisition and the announcement of a new trilogy, as well as the possibility of other stand-alone movies, there does seem to be a new hope on the horizon.…Read More »
After the Edward Snowden leaks that brought to light what the NSA is up to, many countries are now quite apprehensive towards the United States. Things have gotten so bad that a German telecom, Deutsche Telekom, is rallying other German communication networks to join forces to create a Germany-only Internet.…Read More »
Ever wonder what cookies websites are adding to your computer when you’re online? Ever wonder what websites are tracking your browsing habits and how? Well a new Firefox add-on by Mozilla is designed to help you learn just that. Lightbeam, the new add-on, is designed to tell you exactly how websites are tracking you.…Read More »
Johan Kaos, a Norwegian film maker whose newest movie is Pornopung, has played a hilarious trick on those downloading his movie from The Pirate Bay. Those who acquire a copy of the movie via torrent will be treated to 10 minutes of the actual film, and then the remainder of the time be subjected to the view of Johan’s testicles….…Read More »
Whether you live in a country where health care is provided or not, a trip to the hospital or clinic can be time consuming, and when you’re sick, the sooner you start treating your illness the better. That is where Online Care Group comes in.…Read More »
The website for U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), an institution now at the center of a huge international scandal for its espionage activities, was inaccessible Friday night, according to an agency spokesman. NSA is trying to identify the causes of this incident, Vanee Vines assured, without providing further details, and the website was accessible again after a few hours.…Read More »
Virtual Private Networks, or VPN, is supposed to give you that added sense of security when you are online. When your route your internet browsing through a VPN server you encrypt the connection making it harder for hackers to obtain your information.…Read More »
Rumors are circulating that the new Xbox One is going to be more user friendly than previous versions of the console. According to a listing found Dell’s web store, the Xbox One will be able to run Windows 8 apps and even sync to your desktop tablet, television, or phone.…Read More »
By now everyone with a brain should know that piracy is a dangerous game. It’s fun when a person is able to download the latest movies and never having to pay to see it at the cinemas. However, all hell breaks loose when the authorities come knocking.…Read More »
Adblock Plus has recently released an update which aims to make your Facebooking experience as annoying-free as possible.
The ever popular social networking platform can offer a bombardment of information, especially for those who make liberal use of the like button, or have friends who like to post about every little thing that they do during the day.…Read More »
Google may soon change the way ads look to make them more graphic and more visible. The online giant testing the use of large banner ads in search results for selected brands, despite a promise in 2005 that Google would never display banner ads on Google Search: “There will never be crazy commercials that fill your screen and move on it.…Read More »
In a perfect world you could go about your internet- surfing business and daily routines openly and honestly and not have to worry about being unjustly monitored. But it isn’t a perfect world, and as recent revelations of NSA spying on US citizens, for example, occue, it may be useful to remain anonymous on the internet.…Read More »
Steve Wozniak dislikes the direction Apple has taken with the iPad Air, and has issues with the iPad Mini. The co-founder of Apple’s main issue with the iPad Air is that it doesn’t have as much storage space as he would have liked.…Read More »
You will probably smile when reading this comic.Read More »
Website design, as many people know, is a creative and technical process that requires various Internet skills and disciplines to be successful. In fact, website designs by 1&1 are viewed as top rate because the company’s graphic design offerings feature super visuals for both personal and business sites.…Read More »
Just as the demise of Walter White is fresh in the public mind, Vince Gilligan, creator of AMC’s hit show Breaking Bad, talks about the positive and negative sides to illegal downloading.
Breaking Bad is a show that started on January 20 of 2008, is about a chemistry teacher who finds out that he has a severe form of cancer and not much time left to live. …Read More »
Back in the year of 2012, the U.S government raided Megaupload and shutdown the service after a long investigation. With the shutting down of Megaupload, 10.75 million legitimate files were sent to the graveyard, according to new research from Boston’s Northeastern University.…Read More »
In July, a number of companies companies on Wall Street participated in a “staged simulation” called Quantum Dawn 2, Dawn.com reports. The aim of the simulation was to test how the companies would respond to a mass cyber attack.
Quantum Dawn 2 took place on July 18 and involved 50 companies, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Bank of America Corp, the US Treasury, as well as the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security. …Read More »
Instead of manually transcribing images into digital documents, you can just opt to use a reliable OCR program that could accurately extract the texts out of your images. Of course, there are lot of good OCR tools that you can download and install for free but why go through the hassle of downloading and installing a software when you can just load the tool directly on your web browser?…Read More »
Molly Soda is one of many artists who are changing the way we think about art and has just recently sold her first auction piece at the Paddle ON art show, which was held at the prestigious Phillips auction house in New York last week.…Read More »
What is the worst thing you’ve done to get WiFi?Read More »
Having to deal with spam on a daily basis is a huge problem for many Internet users. To make matters worse, things haven’t changed much in 2013 compared to a year ago where spamming is concerned, so who is to blame?…Read More »
Privacy-focused search engine Blippex now supports WebRTC, for even better privacy protection for users
There are several search engines out there apart from Google Search and Bing Search. You might not have heard of these alternatives because you’re just too busy not caring. One of the best available alternative is Blippex, a search engine that is designed with privacy in mind.…Read More »
No, this isn’t a hoax; you can really play Super Mario Bros in your web browser. Productivity going down the toilet in 3… 2… 1…Read More »
Amazon UK is fifteen years old now, and with that, the company has released a list of top 10 video games sold throughout those years. You would expect Amazon to giveaway some free products on such a day, but we can live with this.…Read More »
What if you could speak to a plant to help it grow? We’ve heard that before, though there is no real proof behind it. This is the reason why the Denver Museum of Nature and Science has planned to put this idea to the test, but with a twist.…Read More »