After the nightmare That Facebook, Twitter and Apple went through recently, it is now Microsoft’s turn as its computers have been taken down by hackers. It is the latest addition on the list of technology giants who have been targeted for cyber attacks.
Now It's The Turn of Microsoft To Be Hacked
Snapchat Brings Video to Android
After its private beta launch about ten days ago, Snapchat is bringing video update to Android officially. The Android App was launched as a private beta version on 11th February. This app was updated to include the video capture feature. iOS had already given this kind of feature facility much earlier. The Snapchat video application has now been made officially available in the Google Play.
Office 2013 Licenses Cannot be Transferred to Other Computers
Microsoft has confirmed that the Office 2013 licenses are not transferable to other computers. It is not a secret any more that the Office 2013 copies are now bound to a single computer. Microsoft has asserted that the license of the software cannot be reassigned to another personal computer as it was earlier possible with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite. Now, the software cannot be transferred to another machine even if the original is lost, stolen or destroyed.
Finding Your Match at Canoodle
People hesitated viewing the online dating sites few years ago. It was not the topic of conversation with everyone. Despite that, many people were visiting those online dating sites. Online dating was considered like meeting a person at a bar a generation ago. Whatever the case may be, it was too tempting to be ignored.
Zero Day Java Exploit
The Chief Security Officer at Facebook has given some latest information in an exclusive interview. The report is that Facebook computers have been compromised by Zero-Day Java exploit. It has been discovered that some systems belonging to the Facebook engineers have been hacked by means of a zero-day Java attack which ended up installing some previously unknown malware.
Sophisticated Hacking Attacks have taken place on Facebook and Twitter
Sophisticated hacking attacks have taken place on Facebook and Twitter. Apple iPhone users have also got their pass codes bypassed. Facebook has revealed that it has been a target of a vicious hacking attack by a set of people who have taken advantage of a loophole in the system of Facebook which has not been known to many. The social networking website is consoling its users that their personal information has not been compromised in this hacking coup.
Samsung has Launched the Rex Phones in India
Samsung has announced the launch of its Rex range of feature phones. These phones will be sold as `Samsung Rex’ brand. The models are REX 60, REX70, REX 80 and REX 90. They are priced at a range of Rs. 4, 280 to Rs. 6, 490.
These Rex series range phones have been specially developed for the Indian market. Samsung has announced that it considers the Rex series as a means to expand their exposure and appeal in the Indian phone market. These phones are going to target the young crowd exclusively. Samsung is going to introduce these products after some time in USA, Canada, South Africa, Middle east and China.
You Can See Through A Phone Now
Polytron wants to launch a transparent phone prototype so that you can see through it while using it. You have perhaps seen phones with clear glass in science fiction films. The recent film that comes to mind is `Looper’. The reality may be closer than you have earlier dreamed of.
New Stalking Software that Uses Data from Social Networking Websites
People are being warned of a snooping kind of technology that is tracking their movements and predicting their future behavior based on the information taken from social networking websites. This software mainly relies on Facebook and Twitter to create a picture of people’s lives in detail. This kind of software can create a storm and raise issues over invasion of privacy and a breach of civil liberty.
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