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Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Yahoo Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still

Yahoo Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still "Fixing the Vulnerability"

Yahoo has formally confirmed that the Yahoo Voices data breach did come from its servers, and that "approximately" 400,000 email addresses and passwords have been compromised in plain text online.

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter Introduces Age Screening for Brands

Twitter, in collaboration with Buddy Media, has launched an age screening service for adult brands. The feature is voluntary and companies who feel that their products are unsuitable for minors can opt in of their own volition.

AMD Awarded US$12.6 Million in Supercomputing Grants from US Government

AMD Awarded US$12.6 Million in Supercomputing Grants from US Government

AMD has been granted US$ $12.6 million under the FastForward program. The program is a joint effort between the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Department of Energy to advance research of exascale computers that are a 1000 times faster than current supercomputers.

Angry Birds Hitting Samsung Smart TVs This Month

Angry Birds Hitting Samsung Smart TVs This Month

A gesture-based version of Angry Birds will be debuting on Samsung ES7000, ES8000, and ES9000 series Smart TVs later this month.

Digg Reportedly Sold for Just $500,000

Digg Reportedly Sold for Just $500,000

According to sources, Digg has been sold to Betaworks for reportedly only $500,000. Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2012

Successor of Samsung Galaxy Note to Sport 5.5-Inch Display and Narrower Body? (Update)

Successor of Samsung Galaxy Note to Sport 5.5-Inch Display and Narrower Body? (Update)

An insider source told GSMArena that the successor of the Samsung Galaxy Note will be equipped with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display. Despite the increase in screen size, the width of the device is said to be reduced. Its launch date is also rumored to be brought forward.

Buffalo Introduces New TeraStation 5000 Series NAS Devices

Buffalo Introduces New TeraStation 5000 Series NAS Devices

Buffalo today announced their latest TeraStation 5000 series NAS devices which are aimed squarely at small and medium business owners.

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

In a security advisory released yesterday, Microsoft advised Windows 7 and Vista users to disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets. The company warned that insecure gadgets could be used to run arbitrary code on a computer. Read on to find out how to secure your affected system.

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

Research house IHS iSuppli recently stripped a 8GB Nexus 7 and found that it costs $151.75 to build. They also found that it is highly similar to the Kindle Fire.

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