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Valve Has Paid Out More Than RM207 Million Through The Steam Workshop

by Farhan · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 381 views

Dota 2 F2P

Content creators on the Steam Workshop have earned a collective US$57 million (about RM207 million) since its launch in 2011. This comes from the creation and sale of user made in-game items for Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive; and only those games.

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Regin Malware Exposed As American Spying Tool

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 1.3k views

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The advanced Regin malware that was detected infecting computer networks across the globe (including Malaysia) has been exposed as belonging to the American National Security Agency. This came as a result of more documents released by German newspaper der Spiegel, who received it from whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Ex-Opera CEO Reveals New Browser Called Vivaldi

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.1k views

Vivaldi

Former Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner has revealed a new web browser for hardcore users. It retains some functions from Opera, but also includes some new ideas that the teams thinks will be very useful for those who spend a lot of time on the internet.

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Twitter Rolls Out Group Direct Message and Video Recording Capability

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · No Comments · 105 views

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First mentioned around late last year, Twitter has announced yesterday that it has rolled out two brand new features to users starting immediately. These new functionalities come in the form of group Direct Messages and video recording capability which users should be able to utilize over the next coming weeks.

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[Update: It Wasn’t Lizard Squad] Facebook and Instagram Are Down Right Now: Please, Keep Calm Everyone

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · 10 Comments · 4.2k views

Facebook and Instagram Down 27 January 2015

[Update 2 @ 8:13pm] Facebook has revealed the reason behind the outage on Facebook and Instagram earlier today.

[Update @ 3:10pm] Facebook is back up. It is a little slow on our end, but at least the site is working again.

Just moments ago, it seems like two of the biggest social sites in the world, Facebook and Instagram are not accessible.  We thought it was our connection but it turns out that this is a global occurrence.

We have yet to hear from Facebook (who also owned Instagram, by the way) about this surprise downtime, so keep calm and stay tuned. At least, WhatsApp (which also owned by Facebook) is still functioning normally.

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WhatSim Lets You Send Unlimited Messages on WhatsApp in 150 Countries for only €10

by Huei Song · 3 days ago · 20 Comments · 6.5k views

WhatSim

Can’t live without WhatsApp because keeps you connected to all your friends and families? Say hello to “WhatSim”, a SIM card dedicated for WhatsApp and keeps you connected to the chat app anywhere you are in the world (in 150 countries around the world at least) for only €10 a year. However, there’s a catch to it.

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(Update: It’s a DNS Breach) Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 8 Comments · 6k views

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UPDATE @ 1:25pm, 26 January 2015: The national carrier have confirmed that its website has not been hacked, but instead its Domain Name Server (DNS) was compromised and re-directed to a defaced website. More below.

Malaysia Airlines’ official website appears to have been hacked, as members of a group calling themselves the “Lizard Squad” – who recently hacked some social media accounts belonging to the US military several weeks ago – have claimed responsibility.

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Google Researchers Publish Three Apple OS X Exploits

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 1.8k views

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Google’s Project Zero has published three zero-day exploits for Apple’s OS X, with enough information for experienced hackers to use in an attack. The information was not released out of malice, as Google had originally alerted Apple to these issues three months ago.

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BlackBerry Thinks That Net Neutrality Means Apple Should Make Apps For Its Smartphones

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 3 Comments · 1k views

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen has a new plan for enforcing net neutrality in the US, and it involves forcing Apple and Android app developers to build apps for BlackBerry devices. While he named iMessage and Netflix specifically, Chen appears to believe that it should apply to all content in the mobile space.

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Messaging Client Can Support Multiple Chat Services at Once

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 770 views

Windows 10 Unified Messaging

Admit it, chatting online is a big part of our lives – I’m pretty sure many of us uses multiple chat clients on your phone and on the web. Microsoft wants to simplify your life with a new unified messaging service.

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Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant Officially Announced For Windows 10

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 422 views

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Cortana is officially headed to Windows 10, and she appears to be a direct transplant from the Windows Phone version. Microsoft’s AI assistant will perform the same tasks she currently does for mobile users, like taking notes, setting reminders, and making calls.

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Project Spartan Will Replace Internet Explorer As Default Browser In Windows 10

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 974 views

Project Spartan

The rumoured replacement for Internet Explorer has been revealed at Microsoft’s Windows 10 event last night. Retaining the predicted Project Spartan name, the new browser will introduce new features and a new look as it tries to get away from the IE stigma.

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