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Major Security Flaw Patched Through Flash Update

07/09/2014, If you get a notification today to update your Flash player it would probably be a good idea not to ignore it. A major security flaw has been patched through the update, which if exploited, has the potential to expose authentication credentials of end...

Amazon Tries To Woo Hachette’s Authors With 100% Ebook Revenues

07/09/2014, Amazon is a pretty big name when it comes to online retailing. The company sells all sorts of products, ranging from household items to electronics and books. Given their size and popularity, safe to say that they have a lot of power when it comes to...

Potato Salad Kickstarter Inevitably Leads To Knockoffs

07/08/2014, One can’t really understand the internet. Sometimes things that make absolutely no sense at all are immediately propelled to fame and fortune online. Earlier this week a rather interesting crowdfunding campaign went online on Kickstarter. Zack...

New Harry Potter Short Story Posted Online By J.K. Rowling

07/08/2014, Potter fans rejoice! Today you get a glimpse into Harry’s life ever since the book series ended some seven years ago. While the author J.K. Rowling has said multiple times that she is done with this series and that fans shouldn’t expect any...

Google Subtly Blaming ISPs For Slow-Loading YouTube Videos

07/06/2014, Are you experiencing slow loading videos? If you are, whose fault is it? Could it simply be that your router isn’t fast enough? Could it be that the video source’s servers are slow? Or could it be that your internet service provider isn’t as fast as...

FTC Receives Complaint Over Facebook’s Emotion Manipulation Study

07/06/2014, Facebook has been the subject of much criticism recently after it became known that back in 2012 the social network subjected some 700,000 users to an emotion manipulation study. Some users were only shown negative stories and some only positive to find...

Google Purges Porn From Its Ad Network

07/03/2014, Google had actually announced back in March that it would cease to allow pornographic ads on its AdWords network. The sponsored results that you see in Google searches are supplied by this ad network. It has taken Google a few months to implement this...

Google Sued To Have Wrongfully Sent Email Deleted

07/03/2014, We have all been through it once or twice, accidentally tap send on a text or email only to figure out seconds later that you have made some grave mistake. That’s exactly what happened with a contractor working for infamous investment firm Goldman...

Music Industry Website Hacked, Redirects To The Pirate Bay Instead

07/03/2014, The war between the record industry and the pirates is one that just doesn’t seem like it will be coming to an end anytime soon. Sometimes the industry wins, sometimes the pirates win, although in a recent case, it looks like the pirates could have won...

Facebook Could Be Investigated For Emotion Manipulation Experiment

07/02/2014, It was reported earlier in the week that back in 2012 Facebook subjected 689,000 of its users to a secret emotion manipulation experiment. The social network identified posts that these users might consider positive and negative and separated them into...