General, Page 294 ▼

Bitcoin Exchange Arrests By The US

01/27/2014, Operators of a couple of exchanges for the virtual currency Bitcoin have been arrested over in the US. According to the Department of Justice, Robert Faiella, also known as BTCKing, as well as Charlie Shrem from BitInstant.com (the website is now...

Microsoft’s Office Web Apps Could Be Rebranded To Office Online

01/27/2014, Earlier today Microsoft rebranded their cloud storage service, SkyDrive, to OneDrive. The rebranding was reportedly due to an ongoing lawsuit between Microsoft and a UK broadcasting company who felt that the names were too similar. In any case hot on the...

Select OneDrive Users Receiving Extra 20GB Of Storage

01/27/2014, As you might have heard the news by now, Microsoft has recently renamed their SkyDrive cloud storage service to OneDrive, and as part of that rebranding process, it seems that Microsoft has also reached out to loyal OneDrive users and offered them an...

Bill Gates Loses Chess Match To Magnus Carlsen In A Minute

01/27/2014, When you have led a company like Microsoft for so many years to great heights, while being the richest dude on earth for so many years, it would surely take far more brains than dumb luck to be in such a unique position. That’s Bill Gates for you, but...

PINs In The Future Could Involve Shapes And Colors

01/27/2014, ATM PINs usually consist of a series of numbers chosen by you. However given that they are only numbers and given that there is a disturbing amount of people out there who choose really bad passwords, someone could easily figure out your ATM PIN. So what...

Microsoft Creates 20-Gigapixel Panorama Of Seattle

01/26/2014, The wonders of technology certainly does not cease to amaze me – take Microsoft’s Photosynth technology for example. Basically, Photosynth would enable anyone to merge a number of 2D photographs together, resulting in an impressive looking...

Babolat Play Pure Drive Will Help Improve Your Tennis Game

01/26/2014, The other day we reported that Sony would be making their tennis sensor a reality. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the Sony tennis sensor was a prototype device shown off during CES 2014 where a sensor is embedded into the base of...

AT&T Willing To Bid Over $80 Billion For Vodafone [Report]

01/26/2014, European telecom juggernaut Vodafone has agreed to sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications for $130 billion, the shareholders of both companies meet next Tuesday to vote on the deal. Vodafone might have agreed to end its...

FBI Says U.S. Retailers Should Prepare For More Cyber Attacks

01/26/2014, You might have already heard about Target being the victim of a major security breach, one that compromised personal information of more than 70 million customers. The retailer was hit during the holiday shopping season, and it discovered that malware was...

Qualcomm Buys Palm and IPAQ Patents

01/23/2014, Qualcomm has just announced that it is buying the Palm and IPAQ portfolios of patents from HP which represent a combined 2400 patents, some of which have been granted, while others are still in the application process. Qualcomm did not elaborate on the...

Young Americans Believe Edward Snowden Served Public Interest

01/22/2014, By now you must have heard of Edward Snowden, the former CIA technical analyst who leaked a treasure trove of top secret documents detailing the various electronic spying programs of the National Security Agency. Documents named major U.S. internet...