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Microsoft Also Working On Game Streaming Service

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 221 views

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Microsoft is apparently working on a new game streaming service similar to the one that is being tested by PlayStation. There are very few details about what the final product will look like, but it is known to be called Arcadia; and there are job openings on the team.

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Hackers Promise ‘Christmas Gift’ For Sony Pictures

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 1.7k views

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The Guardians of Peace, the hackers responsible for the attack on Sony Pictures, is apparently getting into the holiday spirit and is asking the internet to make requests about the next round of information to be released. The GOP are also preparing to release even more information about the company that it says will “put Sony Pictures in a worse state”.

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Uber Raises Prices During Sydney Siege, Quickly Backtracks And Offers Free Rides

by Farhan · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 717 views

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Uber’s notorious Surge Pricing kicked in during the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Customers who attempted to hail an Uber ride during the time when a gunman took a cafe hostage found that prices had increased by four times. The outrage was quick as many users turned to social media to express their displeasure, which caused the service to backtrack on the pricing and instead offer free rides out of the central business district.

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Get a Free MyWILDteksi Ride and Stand a Chance to Win RM500

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 961 views

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To usher in the new year, MyTeksi has announced its latest campaign called myWILDteksi. Offering MyTeksi users the chance to ride in customised taxis, those who are lucky enough to book a ride on one of these vehicles will receive a free ride and stand a chance to win RM500 daily.

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Malware Used in Sony Cyber Attack was Written in Korean

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.7k views

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After reports of Sony Pictures being hacked and its unreleased movies leaked, more evidence as to the identity of the hackers has surfaced. This time around, it was reported that the computer used to compile the malware in the attack was set to display Korean characters.

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Lenovo Malaysia Announces the New ThinkPad Helix, Tablet 10, ThinkCentre TIO, and ThinkStation P Series Workstations

by Andrew Cheng · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 2.8k views

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Lenovo Malaysia has just launched a new range of products to suit every enterprise needs that Lenovo claims will appeal to consumers as well. The new products are the refreshed ThinkPad Helix, ThinkPad Tablet 10, ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One (TIO), and ThinkStation P Series workstations.

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Twitter Experimenting With Discount Coupons In Tweets

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 91 views

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Twitter is apparently not satisfied with just trying to sell people things through the internet. The company has announced that it is beginning a US based test to deploy Tweet based discount codes that would be shared directly with users. This relies on the willingness of individuals to share their credit card information, but appears to be an interesting step towards Twitter expanding its services.

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Facebook Wants You To Use It For Work

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 647 views

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Everyone undoubtedly uses Facebook while at work, but that is not enough for the world’s most popular social network. Now it wants people to use it for professional interactions through something called “Facebook at Work”. It will apparently use a separate profile for this and feature things like collaborating on documents and connecting with business partners.

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Samsung And BlackBerry Partner To Increase Android Security

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 267 views

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BlackBerry has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Samsung to provide enhanced security features to the Android platform. The agreement is mainly for the enterprise market, where BlackBerry holds the most secure platform; while Samsung has been attempting to make in-roads with its own Samsung KNOX solutions.

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Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Hacked

by Farhan · 2 months ago · No Comments · 1k views

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Recent news reports that Apply Pay and Google Wallet payment options in many US stores are being dropped to support a competing service. Those who are currently CurrentC, the service in question, have recently received emails saying that their emails have been stolen by hackers.

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WhatsApp Lost US$140 Million After Being Bought Over By Facebook

by Farhan · 2 months ago · 3 Comments · 3.6k views

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Financial reports for WhatsApp have recently been made public, and the it appears that the company is nowhere near the definition of profitable for the third quarter of 2014. Analysts are following the company closely as details of its recent US$16 billion acquisition by Facebook were also revealed in the reports; a price tag that appears to exist because the social networking service thinks WhatsApp should cost that much.

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Apple Pay Facing Challenges In Early Days

by Farhan · 2 months ago · 2 Comments · 1.2k views

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Apple’s new digital wallet system has hit some problems with rolling out to the public. Several large retail chains in America have begun to block the service from their counters, severely limiting the reach of what Apple hoped would revolutionise payment systems. The issue appears to be a consortium of retailers co-operating with a merchant service (one that enables credit card payments) to build their own digital wallet service.

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