• Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, with help from FBI and 80 authorities from across the world, on Wednesday cut off the servers controlling as many as 5 million infected PCs that belonged to the Citadel cyber crime operation. The Citadel botnets were one of the biggest cyber crime rings, allegedly responsible for stealing more than $500 […]

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  • These days,  social-media plays an increasingly important part in marketing as most marketing stunts are aimed at going viral online through social-media shares. Pepsi has come out with a Pepsi like machine which makes social media a requirement, not an option. The Pepsi vending machine offers users the option to “Like” the Pepsi fan page on Facebook […]

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  • While the world is working in upgrading their wireless network to 4G and plenty of areas in technologically developed countries still don’t have even 3G, Samsung is already working on a 5G mobile broadband successor that could deliver up to 1 Gbps in speed tests. Korean’s Yonhap news agency reported that “Samsung Electronics said it has […]

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  • A new keyboard layout has been designed by the Scottish researchers to optimize writing output on touchscreen devices like mobiles and tablets. Dubbed as KALQ, the new keyboard interface is developed by the scientists from St Andrews University in a partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and the University of Montana. The KALQ keyboard […]

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  • A transparent computer that allows users to reach inside and touch digital content has been unveiled at the Technology, Education and Design (TED) conference in Los Angeles. The SpaceTop 3D desktop allows users to literally reach “into” their computer, and move files and data with their hands. Jinha Lee, a student at MIT, has been […]

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  • Windows Live Messenger, previously known as MSN Messenger was renamed as part of Microsoft’s move away from Hotmail, towards the Live online community. However, the famous IM app will be closing up on 8 April 2013. Users could still continue to send instant messages and chat with friends using Skype with imported contacts from Windows […]

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  • Facebook has announced a new apps named Home that replaces your standard Android’s homescreen with an immersive Facebook experience featuring full-screen photos, status updates, and notifications. The social giant  has also announced the Facebook Home Program for phone manufacturers. HTC, Samsung, Sony, and others have all signed up for the program, which will help bring Facebook’s new suite […]

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  • Have you experienced to drop your phone, slip it out of your hands and finally spoil your phone? Well,  the Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a solution for us: Airbags for phones and other portable devices. Or springs … or a propulsion system. A patent application which was made public last year listed Bezos and Amazon VP […]

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  • Nick D’Aloisio, a 17-year-old British teen has become an instant millionaire after selling his popular news-reading app Summly to Yahoo Inc. for close to $30 million. The 17-year-old Summly founder comes from Wimbledon, South London. D’Aloisio, who taught himself to write software at age 12, built the free iPhone app Summly in his London bedroom in 2011. […]

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