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Five Million Gmail Passwords Leaked; But There Is Good News

by Farhan · 4 days ago · 4 Comments · 3.9k views

Google Personal Search

News has broken that five million Gmail addresses and passwords have been posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum. However, Google has stated that the leak is not the result of a security breach, but rather the work of a long phishing campaign against internet users. In fact, most of the passwords have long been changed and accounts suspended.

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Square Enix Launches Game Streaming Service For Smartphones And Tablets In Japan

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 578 views

Square Enix Dive In

Square Enix will be making a game streaming service available to the Japanese market. Unlike most other services of this type, it will be only be made on smartphones and tablets through the Dive In app. Users will also only be allowed to rent games for a limited time, instead of buying it outright. The service starts with Final Fantasy 7, Final Fantasy 13, and Murdered: Soul Suspect.

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Razer’s Deal Finding Software Goes Live; Eight Games On Sale To Celebrate

by Farhan · 4 days ago · No Comments · 613 views

Razer Cortex 2

Razer’s Cortex game sale tracking software has gone live after a two week early access period. In celebration of the announcement, eight games are being discounted on GOG.com for a month. The titles can be accessed from the Razer Cortex software, that users will have to download and register for a Razer account.

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Twitter Is Testing “Buy” Button: Allowing Users To Make Direct In-Tweet Purchases

by Syefri Zulkefli · 7 days ago · No Comments · 135 views

Twitter Buy Button

Ever wish you can directly purchase products that are being tweeted by your favourite brands or artists? Well, your wish has now come true as Twitter has announced that it is now testing an integrated commerce system right within the popular social media network.

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Spotify To Introduce Video Advertisements

by Farhan · 7 days ago · 4 Comments · 199 views

Spotify Video Ad

Music streaming service Spotify will begin rolling out video advertisements to mobile users. This will only affect those using the service for free, and thankfully the ads will not automatically start playing on tablets or smartphones; instead it will ask users to opt into watching the advertisement in exchange for blocks of uninterrupted listening time.

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Google Announces Winner Of Malaysia Day Doodle 4 Google Contest

by Farhan · 7 days ago · No Comments · 940 views

Doodle 4 Google Winner

The first Doodle 4 Google contest in Malaysia has come to an end with 16-year-old Lee Yee Run taking the top honours. The student from SMK Yoke Kuan in Sekinchan, Selangor will have his creation featured on the Google Malaysia homepage on 16 September to celebration Malaysia Day. Lee beat out three other age-group category winners after three rounds of judging from the public and official Google doodle team.

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Apple Will be Tightening Up the Security in its iCloud Service, Says Tim Cook

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 558 views

9to5mac Tim Cook

Eventhough Apple claims that its iCloud and Find my iPhone services were not breached following the nude celebrity photo leaks, Tim Cook, the CEO of the Cupertino company has just announced that they will be beefing up the company’s security.

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Twitter Forces Twitpic To Shut Down

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 354 views

twitpic

Twitter users will soon have to find another way to share photos, as the social networking company has forced Twitpic to close its doors. For many, Twitpic is synonymous with the microblogging site and the loss of the popular image sharing site will undoubtedly be a blow to the usability of Twitter.

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Explore Destiny Through Google Street View

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 395 views

Destiny Planet View

Google Street View is great for getting a feel for places that most people will never see in real life, and the most recent use of the technology allows users to wander around the world of Destiny; the next first person shooter from the studio that brought us the Halo franchise. Take a look at the fortifications and extra-terrestrial battlefield of Mars, Venus, and the Moon; all while being entertained by the friendly tour guide.

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Your iCloud Account is Safe, Apple Says Nude Celebrity Photo Leak is a Targeted Attack

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 2k views

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If you were worried that your precious information stored in the iCloud might be vulnerable following the nude celebrity photo leaks, then you can breathe out a sigh of relief because Apple just released a statement claiming that its iCloud and Find My iPhone services were not compromised. Instead, the photo leaks was a targeted attack on usernames, passwords and security questions.

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GOG.com Starts Selling DRM-Free Movies

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 584 views

GOG Movies

Good Old Games, or GOG, has always been the place to find DRM free games for those who want to avoidbeing locked into Steam or any other DRM. It is now also a place to get DRM free movies, or at least it will if talks with Hollywood executives go well. For now, the new Movie tab on GOG.com will contain a documentaries about gaming and internet culture; the kind of thing that resonates with its main customers.

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Dropbox Slashes its Price to Offer 1TB of Storage Space for Only USD$9.99 a Month

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 399 views

Dropbox Pro

Dropbox recently announced a price drop for its cloud storage, offering a whopping 1TB of storage space for a dramatically cheaper price of USD$9.99 a month (USD$99/year). Prior to this, 500GB of space on Dropbox used cost USD$49.99 a month or USD$499 a year.

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