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Thousands of Tumblr blogs migrate to Wordpress after Yahoo deal

Thousands of Tumblr blogs migrate to Wordpress after Yahoo deal

It's official: Yahoo have purchased blogging giant Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, of which CEO David Karp will receive $250 million. Yahoo has gone through a spate of purchasing hot startups recently, such as GoPollGo and Summly, but none of the acquisitions have been on the scale of Tumblr.  And it would seem that…

Category : News and events   20-05-2013   by admin admin

Mini Microscope For iPhone, For Pure Geeks

Mini Microscope For iPhone, For Pure Geeks

The Mini Microscope for iPhone transforms your smartphone into a mini microscope capable of 60x magnification. Attach the Mini Microscope to the camera lens of your iPhone 4 or 4S and you can zoom in on just about anything. Three built-in bright white LEDs will shed light on your subject…

Category : News and events   15-05-2013   by admin admin

Google I/O Expectations: The Developers Guide

Google I/O Expectations: The Developers Guide

If you like Google, mobile development and cloud platforms, this is going to be a good week for you. Google will have lots of goodies this week for developers - and consumers - at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco. We might see some new hardware, a couple updates to Google’s major…

Category : News and events   15-05-2013   by admin admin

The biggest bank robbery in history!

The biggest bank robbery in history!

Reportedly, the group of hackers targeted weaknesses in how banks and payment processors handle prepaid debit cards. Authorities said they arrested these seven U.S. citizens and residents of Yonkers, New York: Jael Mejia Collado, Joan Luis Minier Lara, Evan Jose Peña, Jose Familia Reyes, Elvis Rafael Rodriguez, Emir Yasser Yeje and…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

The HTML Working Group has announced their decision to release a First Public Working Draft of the Encrypted Media Extension (EME) specification

The HTML Working Group has announced their decision to release a First Public Working Draft of the Encrypted Media Extension (EME) specification

The W3C announced today that it intends to publish the controversial Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) specification despite highly outspoken resistance, paving the way for native web DRM: > On 01/22/2013 01:03 PM, Paul Cotton wrote: >> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish as a First Public >> Working Draft (FPWD)…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

YouTube Launches Paid Channels, Subscription Fees Start at $0.99 Per Month

YouTube Launches Paid Channels, Subscription Fees Start at $0.99 Per Month

The YouTube team has finally launched a pilot program for a small group of partners that will offer paid channels on YouTube – a move that had been expected since January. YouTube has been building a partner program since 2007 that enables content creators to earn revenue for their creativity. And these content creators have…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

Siri vs. Google Now (Comic)

Siri vs. Google Now (Comic)

Siri versus Google Now: Fight!   Click to enlarge

Category : News and events   03-05-2013   by admin admin

Microsoft Ask Ubuntu To Remove Skype Icon From System

Microsoft Ask Ubuntu To Remove Skype Icon From System

Over the last few months I’ve written a few posts on new icons being added to Ubuntu. Today I’m writing about one being removed from it. Microsoft have ‘requested’ that Ubuntu remove a Skype icon from a package in Unity on Ubuntu. As a trademarked asset approval is required from Microsoft for its use and…

Category : News and events   26-04-2013   by admin admin

The First App-Controlled Bionic Hand

The First App-Controlled Bionic Hand

i-Limb Ultra Revolution with Biosim app Touch Bionics A new bionic hand is the first to come with app control, allowing users to access complicated motion patterns—like the grip needed to play pool or right-click a mouse—with a single touchscreen tap. i-Limb Ultra Revolution clicking mouse:  Touch Bionics The i-Limb Ultra Revolution, which has four individually…

Category : News and events   26-04-2013   by admin admin

New Wordpress, W3TC and WP Super Cache vulnerability discovered

New Wordpress, W3TC and WP Super Cache vulnerability discovered

  There is a new serious WordPress vulnerability in certain versions of two popular WordPress caching plugins, W3TC and WP Super Cache. The vulnerability allows remote PHP code to be executed locally on a server for anyone running either of the plugins. An attacker could then execute code on the infected…

Category : News and events   25-04-2013   by admin admin

WARNING: New Malware Threat in Twitter's Topics

WARNING: New Malware Threat in Twitter's Topics

Twitter is one of the most popular social networks for spreading ideas. It has revolutionized the way millions of people consume news. With 288 million active users, Twitter is the world's fourth-largest social network. So it’s no surprise that Twitter is also being used for spreading malware. Trusteer researcher Tanya Shafir…

Category : News and events   23-04-2013   by admin admin

new web site inauguration

new web site inauguration

Welcome all!! We are really excited to write this post since it is the first post through this new website and blog. We are glad to inaugurate the new version of our website which was longing for a revamp from the last 3 years. The nice, elegant and easy to navigate new…

Category : News and events   11-04-2013   by admin admin

Google Keep, a New Service for Taking Notes

Google Keep, a New Service for Taking Notes

Google just launched a new notes service called “Keep.” It works kind of like Evernote or Apple’s Notes, allowing Android users to jot down thoughts or reminders, which they can store on their phone or access through Google Drive. It looks pretty useful, judging by the official blog post announcing the…

Category : News and events   11-04-2013   by admin admin