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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: Jump – New Tools For The Masses To Capture The World In Virtual Reality Video

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · No Comments · 536 views

Google Jump

Virtual reality is neat but it is not easy to come out with VR contents as usually requires custom camera rigs. Since Google is very much into VR through its Google Cardboard platform, the company apparently has decided to tackle this issue with something that called as Jump which was just announced a short time ago during Google I/O 2015’s keynote.

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Google I/O 2015: Google Now Will be Much, Much Smarter in Android M; Introduces “Now on Tap”

by Andrew Cheng · 2 days ago · No Comments · 1k views

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Google Now is about to get much, much smarter once Android M is here. The company has just showcased – at the ongoing Google I/O event – what Google Now will be capable of in the next iteration of Android. It will be focused on three aspects: context, answers, and actions. Now on Tap is also a very interesting new feature.

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Google I/O 2015: Project Brillo – Derived From Android, Made for Internet of Things

by Chief Chapree · 2 days ago · 1 Comment · 440 views

Google Brillio and Weave for IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) or connected devices are all the rage these days and it is no surprise that Google also has its eyes on the subject. At the on-going Google I/O 2015 keynote, the tech giant has unveiled its take on IoT through what the company calls as the Project Brillo.

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Microsoft Opening Two New Authorised Reseller Stores In Malaysia This Weekend

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 661 views

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Two new Microsoft Authorised Reseller stores will be opened in Kuala Lumpur over this weekend. The stores will be located in The Gardens Mall and One Utama, on 30 May and 31 May respectively. Like the existing Microsoft Authorised Resellers, these stores will sell first party Microsoft products like the Surface tablets, Lumia smartphones, and software.

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Lenovo Tech World: REACHit For Windows 10 To Be Integrated with Cortana

by Chief Chapree · 3 days ago · No Comments · 390 views

Lenovo REACHit with Cortana

Part of Lenovo’s DOit productivity suite, the REACHit app allows users to access and manage files between multiple devices and cloud storage services from just a single app. Once Windows 10 comes around later this year, REACHit will come with one additional feature: integration with the operating system’s intelligent personal assistant, Cortana.

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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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Google Developing Its Own IoT Operating System, Codenamed Brillo

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 1.3k views

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Google is apparently preparing to release its own lightweight operating system for the Internet-of-Things. Codenamed Brillo, the operating system will be released under the Android Brand; which fuels the assumption that it is a reduced version of Android.

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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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The Second Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store Opens In Sunway Pyramid This Saturday

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store Suria KLCC Launch 27

Just few weeks after the opening of Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store in Suria KLCC earlier this month, Microsoft Malaysia has announced that the second branch of its premier retail outlet will be opened in Sunway Pyramid later this week. Just like the first branch, it is part of 39 Microsoft-branded retail spots that the company is setting up in our market within 2015.

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Huawei Unveils LiteOS, a 10KB System for the IoT

by Andrew Cheng · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 2.5k views

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You read the title correct all right. Huawei has just launched LiteOS, an operating system for the age of the Internet of Things that is only 10KB in size. According to the company, it wants to “provide the connections, not the devices” with LiteOS.

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