Google Celebrates Ultraman Creator Eiji Tsuburaya’s Birthday

by Farhan · 5 mins ago · No Comments · 0 views

Google Ultraman Doodle

Today would be the 114th birthday of Eiji Tsuburaya, creator of Ultraman and co-creator of Godzilla. Google is celebrating the person behind some of our most treasured cultural icons with a Google Doodle mini-game that challenges players to recreate some iconic scenes from Tsuburaya’s movies.

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Government Spyware Maker, Hacking Team, Hacked; 400GB Of Files Leaked Online

by Farhan · 4 hours ago · 4 Comments · 2.1k views

Hacking Team Hacked

Italian spyware maker Hacking Team is currently facing a massive nightmare. The company has had its security breached, and some 400GB of files leaked on to the internet. Human Rights associations and privacy advocates are having a field day sorting through the data which shows sales to numerous oppressive regimes.

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Instagram Now Saves Pictures in 1080 x 1080 Size for Android and iOS

by Huei Song · 6 hours ago · 2 Comments · 519 views

LowyatNET Instagram

When Instagram was launched all the way back in 2010, it displayed pictures at a resolution of 640 x 640. After five whole years, it looks like Instagram has finally decided to upgrade that to display 1080 x 1080 images.

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AirAsia In-Flight Wi-Fi Service Now Supports Twitter

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.6k views

AirAsia - RoKKI Chats - Twitter

Launched back in November last year, RoKKi Chats in-flight Wi-Fi service has enabled passengers in selected AirAsia flight to use a selected number of online instant messaging service while being up in the air. Developed by a fellow Tune Group company called Tune Box, RoKKi Chats is now able to support yet another popular application: Twitter.

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Sony Launches “First Flight” Crowdfunding Platform; But Only For Sony R&D Projects

by Farhan · 5 days ago · No Comments · 628 views

First Flight FES watch

Sony has started believing that it should reach out and communicate with its fans and customers more. However, it appears to think that the way to do this is by asking them to crowdfund future products that are currently in development. Meet “First Flight”, Sony’s crowdsourcing platform that will allow it to seek funding directly from consumers instead of investors, or even from its own funds.

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McAfee Siteadvisor Lists Most Dangerous Superhero Clicks On The Internet

by Farhan · 6 days ago · No Comments · 1k views

Most Toxic Superheroes 2015 header

Social engineering to spread malware generally relies on getting people to click on things they would usually avoid. Hackers know to remain topical, and use popular search terms to get this done; with Comic Con around the corner, the flavour of the month happens to be Superheroes. McAfee Siteadvisor has published a list of the Superheroes who are most likely to also carry malware in the links.

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Indiegogo Campaign Started To Help Bailout Greece

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 13 Comments · 2.6k views

Indiegogo Greece

Crowdfunding campaigns can perform miracles, like giving someone US$55,000 to make potato salad. However, this one particular Indiegogo fundraiser may just be trying a little too hard. It aims to raise €1.6 billion (about RM6.7 billion) to help Greece pay off its debt to the International Monetary Fund.

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Google Photos Bug Ends Up Tagging Black People As Gorillas

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 2 Comments · 3.3k views

Google Photos Black People Gorilla

Google’s new Photos app has made great strides in facial and object recognition. So much so that the system itself is able to sort images according to categories without user input. However, nothing is perfect, as computer programmer Jacky Alcine discovered after he was tagged as being a gorilla in several photos.

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Google Improves its Translation for Informal Speech in Google Translate

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 482 views

Google Translate

If you are travelling to a foreign land soon, you might want to download the Google Translate app because the company recently updated it with better translation for normal conversations.

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Microsoft Sells Bing Mapping Assets To Uber

by Farhan · 1 week ago · No Comments · 458 views

Bing Maps Showing my Location in MV

Microsoft has confirmed a deal that will see image collection assets from its Bing Mapping service moving to ride sharing service Uber. Details of the agreement are as of yet unknown, but it is presumed that around 100 Microsoft employees and some technology will be moving to Uber.

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TM’s UniFi Is Coming To Kelantan: As Early As This August

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 12 Comments · 2.4k views

Ashley Khoo UniFi

If you are living in Kelantan and have been waiting for TM’s UniFi service to be made available at your area, the wait is almost over. Provided that you are in Kota Bharu town area, Kubang Kerian, and Pengkalan Chepa.

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Telco Price War: U Mobile U28 vs. Celcom First Basic 38 vs. Digi SmartPlan 50 (RM36) vs. Maxis SurfMore50

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 31 Comments · 28.7k views

Malaysia Postpaid Telco Logos

Now that U Mobile has finally made its move in the telco price war, how does it compare to the other affordable postpaid plans offered by other telcos – Celcom First Basic 38 that offers 3GB of data for RM38/month, and Digi’s SmartPlan 50 promotion that offers 3GB of data for RM36/month?

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