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Easter Eggs And Jokes Found Within MS-DOS And Word’s Source Code

03/26/2014, The other day we reported on how Microsoft would be releasing the source code for MS-DOS and Microsoft Word to the Computer History Museum where the code is expected to be shared with the public. What this does is that it allows the public, and especially...

Facebook Won’t Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface

03/26/2014, Facebook decision to acquire Oculus hasn’t been well received, at least by the people who provided the initial funding for this company through Kickstarter. It initially raised $2.5 million by seeking contributions from anyone and everyone, and...

Auroracoin Virtual Currency Launched In Iceland

03/25/2014, Iceland is not exactly a model country for a booming economy, but you can more or less say that it has gotten a wee bit richer on Tuesday, in terms of its cyberspace presence, thanks to the launch of a virtual currency known as Auroracoin. It is hoped...

IRS Declares That Bitcoin Should Be Taxed Like A Property

03/25/2014, Over in the US, the 15th of April is the deadline in which people will have to file their taxes. This is pretty much a non-issue for most people, but at the same time for those who have been trading Bitcoin, what does this mean for them? Should they file...

Hackers Make ATMs Spit Out Cash By Sending A Text Message

03/25/2014, When you think of hackers hacking ATMs, you probably envision them holding tools that plugs into the ATM, or perhaps create ATM card skimmers that lets them steal account information and passwords. Well in a surprising hack discovered by security vendor,...

Jafflechutes Delivers Sandwiches Via Parachutes

03/25/2014, Just when you thought that we have broken the next barrier in terms of robots helping mankind out with the Amazon Prime Air program, here we are with an “anti-drone” statement that is championed by a pop-up restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. Instead...

Sick? How About Snacking On Some Batteries?

03/25/2014, I am quite sure that the regular battery is not on anyone’s list of foods, and it would most probably cause you an acute case of poisoning should you actually opt to eat a battery. However, when it comes to an entirely new range of in vivo electronics...

USC Google Glass Course For Journalism Is Forward Thinking

03/24/2014, The hallowed hallways of a university or other prestigious institutions of higher learning are meant to equip us with the knowledge required to pursue the area of interest that has bugged us since we were a kid, although many of us do work at a job which...

Ballmer Might Leave Microsoft For Good

03/24/2014, After co-founder Bill Gates stepped down as the company’s CEO, it was Steve Ballmer who took his place. His reign spanned decades, only to come to an end last year, when he announced in August that his replacement will be brought onboard within the...

White Xbox One Spotted On eBay For $2,700

03/24/2014, Prior to the release of the Microsoft Xbox One, there were several instances in which a white Xbox One version was spotted. It turns out that the white Xbox One is an employee-only special edition console meaning that regular folks like you and me won’t...

Project Tango Headed For The International Space Station

03/23/2014, Google might have search and advertising as their bread and butter, but this does not mean that the company is sitting down idly and not looking into other areas which might just change the way that the tech world works. In fact, one of the more recent...

NSA Accused Of Spying On Huawei

03/23/2014, In the past we have seen how to the US government has warned not to trust companies like Huawei or ZTE for allegedly designing spyphones for the Chinese government. Naturally both companies have denied these allegations and in the latest Snowden leak, it...