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T-Mobile offers data rollover for unused data

T-Mobile customers will enjoy rollover of unused data to the next billing cycle, the move termed by many technology experts as a game-changer in the telecom market. T-Mobile will be the first carrier in the country to allow rollover of unused data. Telecom majors have been offering bigger data... read more

Facebook rolls out new News Feed controls

On Friday, social network Facebook rolled out some new News Feed controls which enable users to manage the flow of content which is relayed over the primary channel of the site.

The new controls were rolled out by Facebook across its desktop as well as mobile platforms.

With... read more

Carnival Corporation to offer Broadband Wireless Internet Network on its Ships

On Monday, Carnival Corporation, which is the world's largest cruise ship operator, announced that it will provide high speed broadband wireless Internet network across its nine cruise line brands. According to Miami-based cruise Ship Company, passengers of its 101 ships will be benefitted with... read more

Twitter acquires to Twitpic; will keep hosting images

Microblogging network Twitter has announced acquisition of Twitpic, few hours before the image sharing website was about to close its operations. Twitpic announced that Twitter will allow users to watch and download old images. The website will be accessible in 'read-only' mode and users will... read more

Sprint Corporation announces 452 Layoffs at Kansas Headquarters

In a bid to control the operating costs of the company, Sprint Corporation, third largest US Carrier, is likely to lay off more of its workforce in near future. This job cut will start with the company's Overland Park, Kansas headquarters, where the company has announced 452 layoffs.

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Hackers claim to have accessed 6,937,081 Dropbox accounts; publish “teaser” of username-password pairs

An anonymous hacking outfit has recently claimed that it has gained access to 6,937,081 Dropbox accounts; and that a "teaser" of 400 username-password pairs has been published on Pastebin anonymous information-sharing site.

The username-passwords pairs published by the unnamed hacker... read more

Belkin has fixed the issue which caused router outages

Wireless router manufacturer Belkin said in a Tuesday afternoon statement on its forum that it has fixed an issue which has recently caused the loss of Internet connectivity for some of its Wi-Fi routers.

The router-outage problem which has now been fixed by Belkin was faced by some of... read more

Novel Messaging app Download on rise amid Hong Kong Protests

A new mobile messaging app that enables users to communicate in the absence internet connection or Wi-Fi is becoming a hit a among Hong Kong protesters.

The free app known as FireChat app, launched in March was downloaded in Hong Kong by more than 100,000 protesters between Sunday morning... read more

FCC has closed its public comment period on Net Neutrality issue

Earlier this week, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed its public comment period on the controversial Net Neutrality issue. The FCC had opened the process of Net Neutrality deliberations to the public on May 15.

During the four-month period of public comment on Net... read more

Hackers disrupt travel plans of top Sony executive by posting bomb-threat tweet

After attacking Sony's PlayStation Network over the weekend, a group of hackers managed to disrupt the travel plans of top Sony Corp. executive John Smedley on Sunday.

In a Twitter post - posted from their account with the handle @LizardSquad -, the hackers suggested that there was a bomb... read more

Cyber Attack: Personal Information of Patients Stolen From Lutheran Health Network

A cyber attack took place on Lutheran Health Network's parent company, Community Health Systems of Franklin, Tenn. The data, which was stolen, also included personal information of patients from Lutheran Health Network.

Now, authorities concerned have sent letters to those patients... read more

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Facebook, biggest social networking site, announced on Thursday that it is buying California-based cyber security startup PrivateCore, in a move to boost defenses of its vast server network.

After the jaw dropping WhatsApp deal and a potentially game-changing Oculus VR acquisition, the... read more

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