France is collecting massive amounts of web and phone user data — similar to NSA’s PRISM, according to report
By now the whole world should know of the NSA’s PRISM program that was leaked by former employee, Edward Snowden, who is now on the run and seeking asylum in one of 21 countries. Now new information has leaked claiming …Read More »
ICO’s primary complaint is that Google …Read More »
Rapper Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter made some waves when he announced that his latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, was going to be released three days early for Samsung owners via a special app that gave them access to the …Read More »
Amazon upset the entire book publishing industry by offering ridiculous discounts on physical print books that were so substantial they actually lost the e-commerce giant money.
However, according to a report by the New York Times, now that the …Read More »
Douglas Engelbart, the man responsible for the invention of the computer mouse, has died at age 88. His original creation was almost nothing like the various touchpads and laser mouse peripherals we use today, but they all stem from his …Read More »
Kinect is the secret weapon of the Xbox One game console from Microsoft; if the camera fails, the software giant can count its prospects of owning the living room good bye. While the camera is mainly designed for motion detection …Read More »
Big news out of space, where for the first time (believe it or not), NASA has successfully performed a test in which an astronaut living aboard the International Space Station (ISS) controlled a robot here on the surface of the …Read More »
If you’re old enough, you’ll probably remember this popular RPG called Final Fantasy 7 on the original Sony PlayStation. It’s one of those games that will never die, one of those games that seem to always find a way to …Read More »
Don Mattrick recently stepped down from his position with Microsoft, also forfeiting his realignment as head of the hardware division, which he would have become in an upcoming in-house reorganization. Instead, he took a role at Zynga as CEO of …Read More »
Pretty much everyone I know these days uses Google Chrome. I know a couple of people that use Mozilla’s Firefox, and even fewer people that are on Safari or Internet Explorer. I currently don’t know anyone that uses Opera. That’s …Read More »
We’re just a few days passed the stinging loss of Google Reader, which the company shut down despite an internet-wide outcry, so what better time to look back at everything that’s gotten the axe over the years.
Larry Kim created …Read More »
Computer manufacturers are scared Apple’s next MacBooks will be super-thin, thinner than other notebook
Some notebook vendors are worried that the recent trademark filing by Apple to the US Patent and Trademark Office will give the company advantages over other companies’ laptops. Said patent application is about a memory card reader combined with a …Read More »
Bluebox Security, a relatively unknown mobile security startup, recently made a big name for itself by uncovering a huge four-year-old point of vulnerability in Android’s security model that has put almost 900 million Android phones (or around 99% of Android …Read More »
Everyone wants their own little robot friend, it has been that way since we were children. Well, that dream is now a possibility, but to make it happen, you’ll need a maximum of $1,350 in the bank. This particular a …Read More »
Come July 11, Nokia is widely expected to unveil the rumored Lumia 909 smartphone device running Windows Phone 8. This handset is also expected to come packed with a 41-megapixel camera, one that is similar to the camera lens found …Read More »
With Google busy perfecting its Google Glass product, and both Apple and Samsung rumored to be gearing up their own smartwatches, another computer giant is reported to be exploring ideas in the so-called “wearable computing” space. That company happens to …Read More »
24-hours before your anniversary this ring heats up to 120 ºF (49 ºC) for ten seconds. It then heats up for ten seconds every hour, on the hour until your special moment, ensuring you never forget. According the jeweler, the …Read More »
Following what other companies have been doing for quite some time now, AT&T is now planning to sell data it collects from subscribers to other businesses — namely advertisers. This data includes wireless and Wi-Fi locations, website browsing habits, mobile …Read More »
The New Century Global Center in China just opened its doors after three years of construction. Its located in Chengdu, which is the capital of Sichuan in southwestern China. Officials claim that it is the ”largest freestanding building in the …Read More »
Microsoft reveals two viruses that avoid removal by regularly downloading updated versions of each other
Recent research carried out by Microsoft has showed that a combination of two viruses, Vobfus and Beebone, is proving quite difficult to remove from infected Windows PCs.
Like other typical malware, these two offers data thieves the opportunity to steal …Read More »
A new malicious data wiper program dubbed Trojan.Korhigh by Symantec containing similar functionality to another piece of malware, which took the networks of several South Korean companies offline in a matter of hours back in March, has recently been uncovered …Read More »
Boston University this week has filed a complaint against Apple for infringing a technology patent filed by one of its professor way back in 1997. The complaint which is asking the federal court to ban the sale of Apple products …Read More »
Perhaps one product that Apple obviously wants to perfect is the earphones that accompany the iPhone and iPod Touch. The most recent effort brought about the recent iteration of the Apple earphones which came with the iPhone 5 and latest …Read More »
Ad agency BBDO Germany have teamed up with it’s German counterpart, broadcaster Sky Deustchland, to develop a technology which plays ads to travelers on trains when they rest their heads against a window. This is made possible by a bone …Read More »
Just one day after ads designed to promote the Moto X and its American roots were leaked, more details are beginning to surface on Google’s upcoming smartphone.
As you can see in the image above, one of the customization options …Read More »
We are all moving towards paperless schools and workplaces but 11 schools in the Netherlands are taking this concept to another level. In August these so called ‘Steve Jobs Schools’ will begin operation, and educational materials as well as lessons …Read More »
According to numerous reports, Samsung has just purchased set-top box company Boxee for around $30 million. Boxee has been searching for a buyer since last month, but Samsung was hardly expected to be the one to make the acquisition. The …Read More »
Major manufacturer of electronics Foxconn — perhaps better known for their manufacturing of Apple devices as well as for allegations surrounding worker conditions and salary — has indicated interest in becoming a wireless carrier.
According to the Wall Street Journal…Read More »
Vtel, a company based in the rural town of Springfield with a population slightly larger than 9000 persons, is offering gigabit internet to the residents of Vermont at a mouth watering rate of $29.95 or $39.95 per month. You are …Read More »
Wouldn’t it be great to have X-ray vision? You could see through walls, and check out what other people are doing. No one would be able to sneak up on you. You could even see your neighbors… okay… nevermind maybe …Read More »
I’ve seen a lot of awesome things done with LEGO over the years — many epic dioramas and mind-boggling structures have been constructed with the colorful little bricks. But a prosthetic leg made out of LEGO? I’m pretty sure this …Read More »
That sleek, futuristic-looking vessel you see above reportedly took around five years to design and build, along with a hefty $15 million price tag. So what do you do when you have this extremely expensive toy? Why, you control it …Read More »
Google has been issuing its transparency report for quite some time now, making things like the number removal requests from copyright owners and user data requests from governments freely available for anyone to peruse online. But if you’ve wondered just …Read More »