This week, security firm Symantec reported that Russian and Chinese hackers have been sneaking malware into the computers of some of the biggest Western oil and gas companies—just the latest in the ongoing cyber war between Russia and the West. The highly-sophisticated hacker attacks, notable for their precision, timing and planning, targeted mainly power grid […]
Last June, in the interest of preserving individual privacy versus public interest in freedom of information about specific persons, the EU courts ruled that Google must permit the removal of links to news articles, court judgments, and other documents that might turn up in results when searches are conducted on their names, upon the request […]
Last Tuesday, Samsung released the lightweight sibling of the S5—a powerhouse of a gadget that still retains many of the larger version’s key features, such as the fingerprint scanner, the Ultra Power Saving mode, connectivity with Samsung wearable devices, and a heart-rate monitor. The Samsung S5 was released only three months ago, but with this […]
Continue Reading : Samsung Debuts Much-Awaited Galaxy S5 Mini Smartphone
Facebook has always had the option which allows users to report content on the website which makes them uncomfortable, allowing people to prevent hate speech, pornography and violent content, among others, from remaining on the site. However, for matters such as humiliating photos uploaded by other users, or nasty comments, the site’s administrators do not […]
Continue Reading : Conflict Resolution: Facebook’s latest social experiment
Search engine behemoth Google has been expanding into various fields of technology and acquiring sites to widen its reachover the past few years. Google Glasses, Google Maps and Youtube are but a few of the most prominent examples; on Tuesday the company made yet another buy of a promising site by acquiring Songza, a popular […]
Continue Reading : Popular radio streamer Songza acquired by Google
From blenders to refrigerators to washing machines – everything is now connected via electromagnetic waves. They sort of communicate with each other using their invisible, electricity generated language. Soon, everything will be using these “waves” to function. And yes, including those weird gadgets. Belonging to the weird category are pest repellents. Why? Technological “breakthroughs” have […]
Continue Reading : Ultrasonic Pest Repellents: How Do They Work?
600 thousand servers we’re at high-security risk when Heartbleed was announced last April. It was taken action against immediately and alas we thought that the threat of people hacking our bank accounts were finally over. That is, until now. 300,000 servers remain at a high-risk since no one patched them. “The norm is to do no […]
Continue Reading : 300K Servers Unpatched: Heartbleed Still A Threat!