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Facebook Becoming More Transparent about Privacy

Facebook is the largest social network in the world, but the company has been pretty shady when it comes to how they collect data from its users. But that’s all looking to change as Facebook announced they are updating their data policy, making it shorter, easier and clearer to understand. Included in this data policy […]

Facebook Becoming More Transparent about Privacy

Microsoft Office Software just joined the “Freemium” Market of Apps

Microsoft Office Software just joined the “Freemium” Market of Apps

The best apps for your phone or tablet are always the free ones. Being charged for an app that you know should be free definitely makes you not want to use that specific app developer. Microsoft used to charge mobile device users $6.99 a month to use the Office 365 app, which probably didn’t appeal […]


Malware Attack is Spreading

Personal information and credit card hackers have done it again. If you and your company weren’t familiar with the “Backoff” malware situation, you might want to get educated now. “Backoff” malware is a type of point-of-sale (POS) malware infection that is designed to steal online banking credentials undetected. The malware searches for leftover credit card […]

Malware Attack is Spreading

Google Chrome + Android = ?

Google Chrome + Android = ?

Google has set into motion a game changing move in the world of the Operating System (OS). In a way to let the powers of Google Chrome OS and Android mobile-OS combine, Hiroshi Lockheimer will now be overseeing the engineering teams for both. Lockheimer will not have a hand in the Chrome browser, Chromebook or […]


IBM Makes Changes, Looks to Reinvigorate Company

IBM has just announced that it has sold its semiconductor business to GlobalFoundries for $1.5Bill. GlobalFoundries was created in 2008, through a partnership with Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) and AMD. Though the microelectronics manufacturing is not a huge slice of the overall IBM pie, it is directly involved in its semiconductor research with its […]

IBM Makes Changes, Looks to Reinvigorate Company

Wi-Fi Speeds to Increase

Wi-Fi Speeds to Increase

Samsung Electronics is looking to change the way we use Wi-Fi in a big way. Samsung recently announced that its been developing a new 60GHz Wi-Fi technology that increases data transmission speeds fivefold. Currently the maximum speed with existing consumer electronic devices is 866Mbps or 108MB per second. But with Samsung’s 802.11ad standard 60GHz Wi-Fi […]


Windows 10 – What Can You Expect?

After the reports came out that Microsoft was releasing their new operating system (OS) under the name Windows 10, the biggest concern by the internet populous and Windows users everywhere was, what happened to Windows 9? Obviously 7 ate 9 (not really). The real reason why Microsoft went with the moniker of Windows 10 was […]

Windows 10: What Can You Expect?

Microsoft to the rescue for XP users with browser fix

Microsoft Corp rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating system over the weekend when cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc warned that a sophisticated group of hackers had exploited the bug to launch attacks in a campaign dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox. Microsoft on Wednesday initially said it would not provide the […]


Microsoft rushes to fix browser after attacks; no fix for XP users

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies. PCs running Windows XP will not receive any updates fixing that bug when they are released, […]


Avoid the Windows XP-ocalypse: Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

Microsoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/09/us-microsoft-windows-idUSBREA371KA20140409?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews