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Apple’s leaked UDIDs: Blue Toad Publishing may be the real source

09/10/2012, Lask week, an online hacktivist group, AntiSec, leaked 1 million Apple UDIDs onto the web. The group claimed that it was able to lay its hands on a total of 12 million Apple device IDs by breaching FBI servers. At one side, this raised questions about a...

Obama Speech Generates 52,757 Tweets Per Minute

09/07/2012, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention has set a new record on the social media. During his speech, Twitter witnessed a massive number of tweets, officially declaring that it was an all-new record of the most tweets...

Google Doodle Shows Off Star Trek With Cute Animations

09/07/2012, The 46th anniversary of the original Star Trek series is tomorrow. In commemoration for the occasion, Google has splashed a Star Trek doodle across its home page. The doodle is colorful and fun. Rather than being a mere image, it is an interactive...

‘Bing It On’ By Microsoft Takes On Google For A Challenge

09/06/2012,   Microsoft has been improving its search engine Bing, for quite some time now. The software giant has been adding newer features to Bing and trying to bring it closer to the social media. On the other hand, Google still remains the most popular search...

Rootsy – A Private Social Network To Create Family Trees

09/05/2012, A number of new social networks have cropped up in the recent past as the social media takes the stage on the web. With the wild success of Facebook, many had deemed the online social networks to be the future of the web. For now, Facebook clearly is the...

Apple UDID Leak: Why Does It Matter?

09/04/2012, Ealier today, AntiSec hackers claimed that they had been able to breach into FBI servers and gain access to a list of 12 million Apple UDIDs. The group leaked 1 million UDIDs online, claiming them to be a part of the list. The debate on the web has so far...

Kim Dotcom Promises A New, Legally-Secure MegaUpload

09/03/2012, Kim Dotcom, the famed founder of the fallen MegaUpload, doesn’t seem dejected over his recent losses. Rather, he seemed all the more determined to take game a notch higher. Doctom recently posted on his Twitter account that he would is working on...

Dropbox Beefs Up Security With Two-Step Verification

08/27/2012, In recent times, a number of fairly secure platforms have faced hacking attacks. Many of these attacks were successful, for instance in the case of LinkedIn, where the hackers were able to lay their hands on millions of encrypted passwords. Thus it has...

Bing integrates Quora to social sidebar

08/22/2012, Microsoft has just announced that the Bing website is now integrating Quora in the social side bar. The idea -says Bing- is that the Microsoft search engine not only want to show pertinent search results, but also who provides relevant answers. Although...

US DOJ and FBI shutdown three Android app piracy domains

08/22/2012, Apps, much like computer software, can be pirated and this is one of the reasons why some smartphone owners jailbreak their phones or turn to third-party app websites for their downloads, instead of accessing the official ones. Apart from the possibility...

Google Translate still thinks that the U.S. President is Bush

08/20/2012, While U.S. president Barack Obama is seeking another four years in the office, it seems that a small glitch on Google’s Translation app still believes that George W. Bush is still the U.S. president. According to a reader of The Register who...