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Google wages war against hackers

Google is on a crusade to clean up the web with a crack team of security researchers, following the discovery of the Heartbleed bug earlier this year<p>Google has launched a new initiative to help significantly reduce the number of people harmed by online attacks.<p>The company is hiring a crack team of …

Indian IT sector is a boy’s club—but there’s reason to believe it’ll soon change

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here.</i><p>“When I moved to Silicon Valley from Pakistan, I did not expect that people would be so surprised my co-founder Sabika Nazim is a woman,” said Faizan Buzdar, CEO of Convo. He was also in disbelief at the public battles I have …

Flappy Bird Is Returning To The App Store!

If you somehow managed to miss out on one of the largest App Store sensations this year before it was pulled by its developer, you're in luck. Flappy Bird is set to return to the App Store with some new features that'll make a seemingly overnight success an even bigger deal than it was …

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Google Hires Fashion Expert Ivy Ross To Head Glass

Ivy Ross is being tasked with making the wearable technology attractive to the style-conscious masses.<p>Google Glass can do everything from snap photos to aid navigation. But one thing it can’t do–so far, at least–is make you look cool. Outside nerdy tech niches, most are reluctant to embrace the …

You won't need roads with this $85,000 hoverbike

With Hyperloop still a twinkle in Elon Musk's eye, we've got to look elsewhere for our futuristic transport. Thankfully, Aerofex has stepped up with its Aero-X, a hoverbike that is finally scheduled to launch in 2017. Two users can ride this motorbike-like vehicle, where the wheels have been …

Amazon launches shopping via Twitter

<b>Online retailer Amazon has announced a partnership with Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping carts by tweeting a special hashtag.</b><p>They can do so by replying to tweets containing a link to an Amazon product with #amazoncart in the US and #amazonbasket in the UK.<p>Users will still …

A Discussion on Material Choices in Mobile

Within the past four years, the smartphone market has changed drastically. Displays have dramatically increased in quality. Battery life has …

How Computer Viruses Get Their Names

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Heartbleed, Melissa, Klez, Nimda, and Sasser. All of these innocent sounding words could ruin your …

$20 Android smartphones coming in the next few months, says ARM

Companies worldwide have shipped more than 50 billion ARM-based chips since 1993, with 10 billion of them in 2013 alone. Many of those chips ended up in smartphones and tablets, but ARM’s designs are also used for everything from servers, to laptops, to smartwatches. So if anyone in this world has …

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What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

Daily Fix Roundup for the Week of April 28, 2014

This week's top stories.<p>Are you browsing the news but not sure where to start? We have our five Daily Fix episodes including our top five stories …

PlayStation 4 update supports Sony's pricey headsets, including a new model

PlayStation 3 owners who quickly moved to the PS4 couldn't take their expensive Pulse headsets with them, but that won't be a problem for long. A version 1.6 update reaching the newer console late this evening will bring full support for both the regular Pulse and its Elite Edition, giving players …

Facebook Estimates Between 5.5% and 11.2% of Accounts are Fake

Last week, during its fourth-quarter earnings report, Facebook revealed it had 1.23 billion monthly active users, 757 million daily active users, 945 million monthly active mobile users, and 556 million daily active mobile users. In its 10-K filing published on the weekend, the company estimated …

Uber Admits To Aggressively Trying To Steal Rival’s Drivers

Key to Uber’s continued success has been reliability, and that means always getting more drivers on the road. The e-hailing startup has used several tactics to achieve this, including its controversial surge-price policy during periods of high demand, preferential car financing rates for qualified …

Publishers want sites to pay for song lyrics, and they have a point

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Aptyp_koK<p>Should anyone be free to publish song lyrics? Not if the National Music Publishers Association gets its way: …

Samsung W2014 is world's first Snapdragon 800 flip phone, costs over $1,640

China Telecom's obsession with Samsung's luxury clamshells isn't dwindling any time soon. In fact, the two companies have just launched a new model, the SCH-W2014, at their annual "Heart Of The World" charity concert in Nanjing last night. While it shares a similar appearance with the W2013 and the …

Windows 8.1's web use doubles shortly after launch

Web traffic doesn't directly translate to market share, but it's handy for tracking the adoption of brand new operating systems -- take Windows 8.1, for example. Net Applications notes that Microsoft's new OS nearly doubled in web share upon its official launch in October, climbing to 1.7 percent. …

Workers in Silicon Valley no-hire scandal granted class-action status

Programmers and other technical employees whose wages were allegedly kept artificially low by widespread no-hire pacts between Apple, Google, Adobe, and Intel are being granted class action status. California district court judge Lucy Koh ruled that the antitrust concerns of the "overarching …

HTC One max official with 5.9-inch display and fingerprint scanner

Coming to Sprint and Verizon soon<p>HTC's long-rumored One max device has finally become official, and the numerous leaks were right on the money: it's a 5.9-inch enlargement of the HTC One, including the same Snapdragon 600 processor, same 4-megapixel UltraPixel camera, and much of the same design. …

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida: DualShock 4 will be compatible with Windows for 'basic functions'

You won't be using a DualShock 4 on an Xbox come November 15th, but that doesn't mean it won't work on <i>any</i> of Microsoft's platforms. Sony's Shuhei Yoshida recently confirmed via Twitter that the PS4's gamepad will be compatible with Windows for "basic functions." In response to inquiries about said …

Reuters: Retina iPad mini supplies will be constrained, full production now pushed into 2014

<i>Reuters</i> is reporting that problems with the rumored retina display for the iPad Mini 2 mean that it will be available only in limited quantities when it launches this year, with full-scale production pushed into 2014.<p>Apple Inc will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a …

Facebook slips in social log-in dominance

A new report suggests that fewer people are choosing to log in with Facebook.<p>A noticeably smaller percentage of people logged into Web sites and apps with their Facebook accounts in the past three months, compared with the same period last year, according to data published by Janrain, a provider of …

Rockstar reveals new GTA Online details prior to next week's roll out

Ahead of next week's <i>GTA Online</i> launch, developer Rockstar Games took to its blog to outline what to expect come October 1st. The post goes to great lengths to establish that the entire experience is free -- unless you want to buy in-game currency with real money -- and incredibly you-centric. …

Curtis Axel celebrates a victory on #WWE #MainEvent and his 100th day as Intercontinental Champion!

Stopped by the Apple store yesterday and checked out the Gold iPhone 5S. I'm glad I went with Space Gray model now.

China Mobile Has 42 Million iPhone Users

A recent Sina Tech column (spotted first by Unwired View) has highlighted the importance of China Mobile to Apple — it is more than simply the fact that China Mobile, as the world’s largest carrier, has over 740 million subscribers. Rather, there is an intriguing number behind the operator’s …

Apple iWork and iLife apps now free for new buyers

<b>Alongside the iPhone announcements yesterday, Apple also made its iWork and iLife iPhone and iPad apps free to all new device purchasers, backdated</b> …