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Tech Industry Group Demands NSA Reform

A group of the world’s most powerful Internet companies have come together to form the Reform Government Surveillance group, an organization pushing for wide-scale changes to US government surveillance in light of NSA revelations revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>Facebook, Google, Microsoft, …

Apple Tops Dell as Most Sought After Desktop Computers

According to new a survey done by market research firm Parks Associates (via <i>CNET</i>), Apple desktops have become the most sought after desktop computers this holiday season, beating out longtime holiday desktop leader Dell and other competitors such as HP and Acer. This marks the first time that Apple …

Microsoft labels US government a ‘persistent threat' in plan to cut off NSA spying

Microsoft is unveiling an aggressive plan today to combat government surveillance. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel, says the software giant shares the concerns of its own customers about government surveillance of the internet, and is planning to address them with improved encryption, legal …

Obama Forbidden iPhone for Security Reasons

President Barack Obama publicly explained why he is sticking with his bulky Blackberry—the super-secure device is the only one he is allowed to carry.<p>…

Google gives free Glass upgrades to early adopters

The steep cost of entry to testing Google Glass comes with at least one free upgrade, if you were an early participant.<p>It wasn't cheap to buy into the earliest round of Google Glass testing, but Google is now offering an unexpected benefit: a free hardware upgrade.<p>In an e-mail sent to early Google …

LG G Flex global rollout begins next week in Singapore and Hong Kong

Even though talk has already begun about the LG G Flex’s rumored successor, the truth is that LG’s curved handset is really just getting started. Up until now South Korea was even the only official market for the device, but this changes starting next week.<p>LG’s global rollout begins on December …

Cellular Networks

Apple Finally Signs Deal With China Mobile for December iPhone Launch

Apple and China Mobile have finally reached a deal that will see the world's biggest mobile carrier offering the iPhone on its network, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>China Mobile, which has more than 700 million subscribers, is expected to begin selling the iPhone around December 18 following a …

Reversible USB finally on the way

A new USB specification is in development for a plug that can be plugged in either side up.<p><b>A new USB specification is in development for a plug that</b> …

USB Type-C

The gentle art of cracking passwords

<b>On the internet, the most popular colour is blue, at least when it comes to passwords.</b><p>If you are wondering why, it is largely because so many popular websites and services (Facebook, Twitter and Google to name but three) use the colour in their logo. That has a subtle impact on the choices people …

Information Systems

‘Jobs’ the movie is now available to rent or buy in iTunes, other venues

Jobs came into theaters on August 16th of this year. The film received mixed reviews, where some thought the film was intriguing but slightly over exaggerated, whereas others criticized the film as being inaccurate. It was better than iSteve.<p>For those that missed Jobs in the theaters it is …

Xbox One controller cost over $100 million to develop, smell-o-vision and built-in projector were considered

While Sony was content to toy with radical designs for the PlayStation 4's controller, it turns out Microsoft took a more conservative approach when building the Xbox One's gamepad. GamesBeat scored a look at the controller creation process and discovered that Redmond was reluctant to tweak the …

Bitcoin Touches Record $600 Valuation

It’s been an interesting day for crypto-currency Bitcoin after its valuation passed $600 on a trading platform for the first time, while another major trading company (the world’s largest for Bitcoin) landed a $5 million investment.<p>Bitcoin seemed in trouble back in October when its valuation …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars Are Just Getting Started

It’s quite possible that all that momentum Sony's had leading up to the launch of the PS4 will dry up now that the machine is in the wild. System issues, faulty HDMI ports, and a real lack of compelling first-party games all work against the next-gen console.<p>Meanwhile, the Xbox One is still out of …

Ballmer admits Microsoft needs a new leader for change

Microsoft board pressured Ballmer to move a lot quicker<p>Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is planning his retirement in the next nine months from the software giant he helped build, but he’s also assisting with a reorganization for his successor. In exclusive interviews with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, …

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch can now display full notifications for all your apps

Out of the box, one of the Samsung Galaxy Gear's major failings was its lackluster notifications system. As we noted in our review, the smartwatch often failed to display useful notifications on its display, requiring users to unlock their phone to read emails or other messages. That basically …

Stratfor hacker sentenced to 10 years, says he’s been made an example to all hacktivists

In 2011, Jeremy Hammond hacked into intelligence firm Stratfor, obtaining private e-mail, credit card numbers, passwords, and personal information in the name of political activism.<p>Today, he received 10 years in jail under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.<p>The CFAA has become a controversial piece …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Henry Blodget

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

Nike+ FuelBand SE now available in Rose Gold, gives you bling-bling status for $169

The Nike+ FuelBand SE is still a pretty young product, having only been officially released earlier this month. Now, as part of its new Metaluxe Collection, Nike is introducing a special edition model in a Rose Gold hue. This shiny but subtle FuelBand SE will be up for grabs beginning on November …

Nike+ FuelBand

Flipboard arrives on Windows 8.1 with Live Tile support

Flipboard is launching on Windows 8.1 today. We got an early look at the app during Nokia World in Abu Dhabi last month, but the final version will be available in the Windows Store shortly. If you’ve ever used Flipboard on iOS or Android then the experience on Windows 8.1 will be very familiar. …

In smartphone world, it’s a two-horse race as BlackBerry falls further behind

For all its meteoric growth, evidence is mounting that the smartphone industry has only been kind to two manufacturers – and especially cruel to one.<p>A new report from Canaccord Genuity, released Thursday, shows that Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the two most successful …

Xbox 360 tops NPD console charts one last time before next-gen begins

How do you close out a console generation? By reclaiming your crown. According to NPD's October figures, Microsoft is back on top: The Xbox 360 is once again the best-selling home console. It's hardly surprising -- Microsoft has dominated home console sales for years, losing out to the PlayStation …