A number of global websites including two belonging to UK newspapers have been hit by a cyber attack coming from the Syrian Electronic Army. The hackers hijacked the DNS entry of the Gigya comment system that either redirected users to their own sites or caused the affected domain to display their messages.
The European Parliament has handed Google a massive setback as it voted 384 in favour and 174 against a motion to divorce search engine features from other services. While this vote is not binding, and does not explicitly target Google, it has brought up concerns about what might happen to the internet giant after the matter appears before the European Commission.
The iPhone 5c, Apple’s solution to consumers who want a cheaper alternative to the then flagship iPhone 5s, will reportedly cease production some time next year. Apple’s rumoured halt on the production of the iPhone 5c was reported by Taiwan’s Industrial and Commercial Times.
At our recent visit to Panasonic’s Toughbook manufacturing plant in Kobe, Japan, we were also able to take a look – and drool over – the company’s latest hybrid laptop in the business-oriented Let’s Note series, as the semi-rugged laptops are known in Japan. Weighing just 745g but packing an Intel Core M processor and running on Windows 8.1 Pro, this is surely one of the pinnacles of Panasonic’s engineering prowess…and surprisingly, it’s targeted for its female consumers.
Easy questions often come with difficult answers. “How vast is the universe?” “Where do we come from?” “How do you build the world’s toughest notebooks?”
As it turns out, Panasonic wanted the world to know the answer for the last question too. And, like all complex answers, this one required a little bit of show and tell.
HTC Malaysia sure didn’t take long to bring its latest offerings to our shores. Just a couple of months ago, HTC unveiled the Desire EYE and the RE Camera, two new products that will satisfy any selfie or camera addict. This 5th December, a launch event for these two devices will be held here.
Microsoft has just made its Bing Maps a lot more useful with the worldwide launch of Clearflow traffic estimation. Clearflow can predict the traffic on the road even if it does not have live traffic data, which means that it is now able to tell you the time it takes to travel from one place to another based on the traffic conditions on the road.