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RIM’s website gets hacked over London riots

08/09/2011, If you have been following the news regarding the London riots, you’re probably aware that RIM has offered to help the London police by giving them the names of the people who were using BBM during the riots, which helped to organize groups of looters....

WordPress malware poisons images on Google Image search

08/09/2011, If you own a blog, whether it be for personal or professional use, chances are you are probably running in on WordPress, a popular platform for both personal and professional blogs/websites. It appears that there is a new form of malware for the platform...

AnonPlus gets defaced again, this time by Syrian hackers

08/09/2011, A couple of days ago, hacking collective Anonymous went ahead and defaced the Syrian Ministry of Defence’s website, leaving a message that supported the residents in Syria who were pro-democracy. I guess the arrest of LulzSec’s alleged leader,...

Amazon quietly rolls out Kindle social network

08/08/2011, Good news Kindle owners, it appears that Amazon has quietly rolled out a new social networking service over the weekend for their Kindle owners. We don’t think that Amazon has any plans to fight the big boys at Facebook for social networking superiority...

#Antisec hackers release 10GB of law enforcement data

08/07/2011, After releasing the details of over 7,000 law enforcement officers last week, it looks like Anonymous is back again, this time with the help of Lulzsec. In their latest Antisec move: the two hacking groups have hacked over 70 law enforcement agencies and...

QR codes turn Yiying Lu’s illustrations into links

08/07/2011, Yiying Lu, the artist behind Twitter’s infamous Fail Whale, was recently chosen to create a collection of fashion illustrations for the inaugural issue of Meets Obsession magazine. And instead of just creating regular artwork with her skills (mind...

Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

45% of companies use social sites to screen potential candidates

08/05/2011, In today’s connected world, where almost everybody is on Facebook, personal profiles are becoming an increasingly important aspect in everybody’s lives. Great if you’re disconnected from the world and refuse to have anything to do with...

Google+ improves invitation system

08/05/2011, Google+ hasn’t been out for a long time and it has already been reported to have hit 18 million users last month, but a lot of users still don’t have all their friends on the service yet. One of the drawbacks to the current invitation system is...

Mall Maps arrives on Bing for Mobile

08/04/2011, Hate getting lost at the mall looking for a certain store or restaurant? Instead of having to traverse all the way to the concierge at ground floor to ask for a map, why not pull out your smartphone instead? Thanks to the folks over at Microsoft, finding...

GMail Preview Pane Looks Neat

08/04/2011, GMail Labs has a new preview pane feature that lets you to separate the email listing and email content in two areas, thus reducing the potential number of switching that may occur if you open a lot of emails. This is a feature that is very popular in a...

Yahoo! WebPlayer beta launched

08/04/2011, Yahoo! has just announced the release of the first beta version of Yahoo! WebPlayer. An evolution of the Yahoo! Media Player, it is a flexible and universal media player that allows people to let readers listen to music or view videos on their websites....