Global Effort Required to Deal with Threat of Cyber Attacks

Stealing of 1.2 billion user names and passwords by Russian crooks has marked the biggest breach on record. Experts have called for more Internet security, which will not be possible without making global efforts. Apart from making website security stronger, it will be required to bring... read more

A market research firm comScore has revealed that that 20% of all time spent on mobile devices is spent on Facebook, which is good for customers looking for businesses, products and services. They can also figure out which companies are being used by their friends.

Facebook has realized... read more


Russian hackers' community dubbed CyberVor has hacked websites of major Fortune 500 companies abroad as well as in Russia.

A number of high-profile companies have fallen victim in the hands of hackers. Also last year, thieves stole the credit card numbers of 40 million target customers.... read more

Experts: OkCupid's disclosure about psychological tests could lead to FTC inquiry

With popular dating website OkCupid having recently revealed that it conducts psychological tests on its users and has intentionally misled couples about their compatibility, lawyers and consumer-protection law experts are of the opinion that the disclosure by OkCupid could open the site up to... read more

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest men in the world

On Wednesday, popular social network Facebook reported strong 2014 second-quarter results in earnings; making the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg one of the richest men in the world.

With Facebook having reported a 61 percent growth in revenue in the April-June quarter, 30-year-old... read more

Americans replacing their 50-inch TVs with 65 inches and up

Thanks to the falling prices of televisions Americans now increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens around 65 inches and up. As the prices have fallen sharply the hardcore TV watchers and video gamers are finding more and more sets affordable which few... read more


Google has revealed in an announcement made on Tuesday, June 3, that it has commenced the roll out of a new 64-bit version of its Chrome browser for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Google claims that the 64-bit Chrome browser version comes with the advantage of improved speed, security and stability.... read more

Kickstarter publishes new rules; automates approval process

In an announcement made via a blog post released on Tuesday, crowdfunding site Kickstarter revealed that it has drastically overhauled the crowdfunding platform by releasing a new set of rules, and by automating the approval process.

The significant changes made by Kickstarter essentially... read more

FCC’s public-comment system overloaded with "unusually heavy traffic" on Monday

According to a Mashable report, "unusually heavy traffic" overloading the public-comment system of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, shortly after comedian John Oliver's 13-minute-long Net Neutrality rant on Sunday.

On his TV program late Sunday night, Oliver urged... read more


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