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Monday, 16 Sep 2013

Pirate Sites Give Netflix Insight on What Shows to Buy

Pirate Sites Give Netflix Insight on What Shows to Buy

Netflix is now available in Netherlands, but in order to figure out what popular shows the Dutch are watching, it turned to pirate sites to gather information on what shows it should buy.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013

Yahoo CEO Says Monthly Active Users Up 20%, Over 350 Million Users on Mobile

Yahoo CEO Says Monthly Active Users Up 20%, Over 350 Million Users on Mobile

At Techcrunch Disrupt, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is optimistic for the company, revealing that monthly active users are up 20% and that the company is on the right track.

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013

Google Outage Allegedly Caused 40% Drop in Internet Traffic

Google Outage Allegedly Caused 40% Drop in Internet Traffic

Google services suffered a brief 5-minute outage early morning last Saturday at approximately 07:32am. According to GoSquared, a web traffic analytics company, this outage caused a 40% drop in global Internet traffic.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

StarHub Launches Singapore's Fastest Network Connection to Support Latency Sensitive Trading Applications

StarHub Launches Singapore's Fastest Network Connection to Support Latency Sensitive Trading Applications

StarHub has launched its Ethernet low latency network, to allow Singapore-based financial trading companies to better respond to market changes and manage their risk exposure.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Serious Smishing Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4

Serious Smishing Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4

Chinese security firm Qihoo recently discovered a serious flaw in the "cloud backup" feature of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which when exploited, allows malicious software to send text messages while assuming your identity without you knowing.

Monday, 17 Jun 2013

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google can never be faulted for not dreaming big enough. With their latest endeavor, Project Loon, Google is aiming to bring wireless networks to two out of three people on Earth with the help of balloons.

Monday, 8 Apr 2013

3 Gbps Internet from a Ceiling Lamp

3 Gbps Internet from a Ceiling Lamp

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) have developed a new means of high-speed data transmission using LED lightbulbs. The technology uses standard off-the-shelf LED room lights for data transmission, with speeds of up to 3 Gbps possible.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Instagram Now Available on Web

Instagram Now Available on Web

Instagram has just announced that users can now browse their full feeds in real-time at Instagram.com, which used to be just a placeholder for the app. While users can "like" or comment on pictures, they can't upload pictures or apply filters yet.

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at around US$2 billion.

Monday, 3 Sep 2012

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Acting on request from the Swedish government, Cambodian police has arrested, Pirate Bay founder, Gottfrid Svartholm, a few days ago in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.

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