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Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? Beware, because the company's ad network has been used by hackers to send malicious code to computers that have visited Yahoo's portal since July 28.

Xiaomi to hold product launch event on 13 Aug, confirms launch of MIUI 7

Xiaomi to hold product launch event on 13 Aug, confirms launch of MIUI 7

Xiaomi is set to unveil MIUI 7 next Thursday, 13th August in Beijing. It could possibly launch new mobile devices such as the Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus, Mi Band 1S and a new Redmi phone.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Twitter experiments with dedicated News tab

Twitter experiments with dedicated News tab

Twitter is trying out a new "Featured News" tab in its iOS and Android apps, the latest in its efforts to keep users engaged.

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Security researchers have demonstrated how Macs are vulnerable to firmware worms (just like PCs) by developing the first firmware worm that attacks Macs remotely

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion

Nokia has just announced that it has agreed to sell its HERE mapping business to a consortium of German automakers made up of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for US$3.07 billion.

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

One of Wi-Fi Sense’s features is that it allows your contacts to connect to your Wi-Fi network without the need of a password. Some have wrongly viewed this as a security risk. Let us tell you why it isn’t.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

When voice recognition software is mentioned, the names Cortana and Siri will undoubtedly pop up. Amazon wants to add one more name to that list; Alexa. To do that, it's making the software free for anybody to use and integrate into their devices.

Sunday, 2 Aug 2015

Here are the first ten Lumia devices getting the Windows 10 Mobile update

Here are the first ten Lumia devices getting the Windows 10 Mobile update

Microsoft has confirmed an initial list of in-market Lumia devices to get the Windows 10 Mobile. Hit the link to find out if your Lumia device is among the first to get the update which is coming later this year.

New Apple TV with touch-based remote and App Store to debut in September?

New Apple TV with touch-based remote and App Store to debut in September?

BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski reports that Apple will be introducing a new Apple TV in September alongside the next generation iPhones. In addition, it is said to come with a new operating system that supports a full App Store and touch-based remote.

Friday, 31 Jul 2015

The Xbox Music rebranding continues on Android; updated Groove app now on Google Play Store (Update: iOS too!)

The Xbox Music rebranding continues on Android; updated Groove app now on Google Play Store (Update: iOS too!)

If you use Xbox Music on Android, know that Microsoft has just dropped the updated Groove app on the Google Play Store.

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