Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis.
AVG, best known for its security software applications, has added WiFi Do Not Track (DNT) to is Android PirvacyFix app. This will kill all those comments about "Minority Report" and we are happy about anything that will stop people trying to sell us crap we don't want based on erroneous information that they've gotten through nefarious means. Suck it, retailers!
Samsung has introduced a 1TB mSATA solid state drive (SSD) that weighs in at a scant 8.5 grams and measures approximately 3.85mm (0.15 inches) thick.
Morale at the US spook agency the NSA has plummeted, according to an officialish survey.
Asus is all set to launch its mini phone/tablet hybrid later this week. However, pictures of the Asus Padfone Mini are already circulating online and can be viewed below.
The great thing about Internet content is that it is superficial and if you dig deeper you'll find that it ain't what you think it is. Unless it is pictures of cute cats. No one gets that wrong. So, beware all those headlines about bargain Windows tablets.
Broadcom Chairman and CTO Henry Samueli has warned that Moore's Law is breaking down and is not making chips cheaper these days.
According to a report in ReadWrite:
Have a Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Yahoo account? If so, you might want to change your password, stat. According to cybersecurity firm Trustwave, hackers using a nasty piece of work called the Pony Botnet Controller have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts. The firm determined that a malicious keylogger installed on users’ computers was to blame.
In addition, CNN reported that the accounts hacked were:
Acer has debuted a new AIO (all-in-one) PC just in time for the holiday season. Dubbed the Aspire Z3-600, the Windows 8 system is equipped with a 21.5 inch full HD display, an Intel (quad-core) Pentium processor and offers up to 2.5 hours of battery life.
Pundits are expecting that the US Christmas sensation will be a watch which allows parents to track their kids.
Chimpzilla's Radeon R9 290 and 290X review copies appear to be performing better than retail versions.
The Acer Iconia W4 tablet - loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 - is powered by Intel's Atom Z3740 (quad-core) Bay Trail processor.
Fox News, the unmitigated authority in open source technology, gave its viewers the gift of knowledge yesterday with its explanation of GitHub. Thanks Fox News!
Software king of the world Microsoft is about to release a wave of products next year under the code word "Threshold".
Hot Hardware has got its paws on leaked slides of AMD's next-generation Kaveri APU.
The Asus VivoPC mini-desktop - loaded with Windows 8 (64-bit) - is currently available in the US at a base price of $320.
LG Electronics (LG) calls LG G Flex, the world’s first curved flexing smartphone, and it's going to be available in Singapore and Hong Kong this week before hitting other key markets in Asia before the end of the year. Europe and US should follow but there is no clear date. You can buy one on import for about $1,000 if you really need it that badly.
According to IDC, lack of interest in PCs means that beyond replacement of existing systems there isn't much else to hold consumers' attention with the platform. The report tries to be a little upbeat, forecasting some growth in 2015, but that comes after projected drops in the next two years that don't support the notion of future growth under any circumstance.
Big content is effectively censoring Google in a way that the Chinese goverment can only dream of and no one appears to be stopping them.
The Oppo N1 smartphone is equipped with a large 5.9 inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and a rather unique 13MP camera that rotates to face the front or back of the device.