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Megaupload Begins Serving Porn, And Malware After FBI Forgets To Renew Domain Registration

by Farhan · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 2.6k views

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Notorious download site Megaupload began serving visitors a feed of malicious ads last week; this would not be very surprising, until one remembers that the domain was seized by the FBI not too long ago. What follows is a series of embarrassing errors from both the American law enforcement bureau and the black hat hacker who got himself involved.

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Google I/O 2015: Google Photos Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage For Free

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 6 Comments · 1.3k views

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Google has one upped every other cloud storage service on the planet with its new Google Photos service. While it looks like just another cloud storage solution for photos, Google is drawing attention to it by offering unlimited free storage. Unlimited. Free. Storage.

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Hands On with iflix: First Look At The Malaysian Made Video Streaming Service

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · 7 Comments · 2.7k views

iflix Private Preview Interface

Despite not (officially) accessible from Malaysia, many local consumers especially fans of movies and TV shows from United States are actually aware of US-based video on-demand services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Now, Sling TV, and many more. iflix is apparently aiming to fill in the void left by these famed US-based services with plans to unleash more than 10,000 hours’ worth of contents from all over the world.

Add that with its low subscription fee, iflix really sounds promising indeed; which is why I decided to give it a spin myself. Jump in to learn more.

This hands on with iflix is mainly based on the web version of the service, unless mentioned otherwise.

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11street Makes Shopping a Lot Faster with New Mobile App, Offers Mobile-Exclusive Promotions

by Huei Song · 3 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.5k views

11street App Launch

Shopping on 11street has just gotten a whole lot easier as the company has just launched a mobile app for iOS and Android devices. In conjunction with the launch, the e-commerce site also have some promotions exclusively available for mobile users.

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[UPDATED] iflix Goes Official: Monthly Subscription Fee Is Set At RM 8

by Chief Chapree · 4 days ago · 27 Comments · 10.3k views

iflix Goes Live

After kicking off its Private Preview session last week, the Malaysian-based video on-demand service iflix is now officially opened for business. With the objective to provide more than 10,000 hours’ worth of TV shows and movies contents from all over the world to customers in , iflix has also revealed its monthly subscription rate which has been set at only RM 8 per month.

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Huawei Announces Plans To Build Undersea Cables Linking Malaysia, Thailand, And Cambodia

by Farhan · 4 days ago · 11 Comments · 1.9k views

Huawei Subamarine Cables

Huawei Marine has announced plans to build an undersea cable system to link Malaysia, Thailand, and Cambodia. The system will have a total design capacity of more than 30Tbps, and is intended to bring increased network bandwidth to the Southeast Asian region.

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Google Granted Patent for Creepy “Smart” Plush Dolls for Children

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · 5 Comments · 491 views

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A lot of household items have gotten “smart” lately, your glasses, watch, weighing machine, and such, and it looks like plush toys are going down the same route. It has recently been discovered that several years ago, Google filed a patent for a connected toy that can interact with children and even show certain facial expression in response.

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iflix Sends Out Private Preview Invite: Provides Free 30 Days of Access To The Service

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · 8 Comments · 3k views

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Officially announced to the world back in March, iflix which was co-founded by KL-based Catcha Group and US-based Evolution Media Capital is an upcoming video on-demand service that has been touted by many as the “Asian Netflix”. The nickname might seemed bold but still fitting at the same time as iFlix aims to deliver more than 10,000 hours of contents from across the globe to customers in this region.

Scheduled to be available in several Southeast Asian countries throughout 2015 including Malaysia, it has come to our attention that iflix is now sending out invites for users to access its Private Preview session.

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Deezer’s Unlimited Music Streaming For DiGi Postpaid To Be Discontinued On 31 May

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 8 Comments · 1.5k views

Deezer Unlimited Streaming Discontinued for DiGi Postpaid Customers

Back in 2013, DiGi and Deezer have partnered together to deliver music streaming service to the telco customers. Under the partnership, selected DiGi postpaid plans come with free Deezer Premium+ subscriptions which offers unlimited access to around 35 million songs in its catalogue on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

However, this will come to an end on 31 May though according to a mass SMS (as shown above) that DiGi sent to its customers yesterday.

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Instant Messaging App Line Is Testing A Music Streaming Service In Thailand

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 302 views

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Line has introduced Line Music Thailand as part of a trial run to test the waters on a paid subscription service to accompany its instant messaging app. The service is currently limited to Thailand, but there is apparently plans to expand the streaming to other countries.

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Google Study Finds That Security Questions Are Not Very Secure

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 499 views

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Security questions are often used as a second layer of authentication, usually in the event that a user forgets his/her password and requests a reset. However, a Google study has discovered that this method has some serious drawbacks in that secure answers to questions are not easy to remember, and that answers that are easy to remember are not very secure.

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Pirate Bay Begins Rotating Domain Names To Avoid Law Enforcement

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 8 Comments · 3.9k views

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Law enforcement agencies thought that they had scored a victory against The Pirate Bay after the Stockholm District Court ordered the seizure of both thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se domains for being linked to copyright crimes. This has not stopped the team behind The Pirate Bay, who have registered six other domain names and are planning to rotate for the time being.

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