Jose Silva

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Surface RT Price Cut Shows That Niche Hardware Doesn’t Fly

I’m a big fan of the Surface… Pro. It is, in short, one of the most original Windows machines I’ve ever used and is far more fun to carry than anyone gives it credit for. However, the Surface RT – in this incarnation – was pretty much a dog.<p>Now it’s a less expensive dog.<p>On Sunday the RT model – …

Google engineer first to profit from Microsoft's cash for bugs program

Microsoft has issued its first bug bounty award to a Google engineer. The software maker created several bug bounties late last month that will run until the end of July. The IE11 preview bug bounty awards up to $11,000 for critical vulnerabilities, and Google engineer Ivan Fratric is the first to …

Iran's New President Hints At Easing Internet Controls

Iran's President-elect Hasan Rowhani has already called for less filtering of the Internet, saying Iran must maintain its principles, but also needs to engage with the wider world.<p>"We should rectify our relations with the world," Rowhani said in remarks carried by Iran's Press TV. "Gone are the …

Sony Pays £250,000 UK Fine From PlayStation Network Hack

Sony has finally agreed to pay the £250,000 (nearly $400,000) that UK authorities handed in January following the conclusion of an investigation into the hacking of its PlayStation Network in 2011. The incident compromised millions of users’ account details.<p>The electronics firm initially appealed …

You Really Might Be Boring Your Facebook Friends

Is Facebook embarrassed to tell you how many people look at your cat or kid pictures?<p>Yes, says BuzzFeed writer Charlie Warzel. No way, says a …

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Chinese Woman Reportedly Electrocuted to Death by Apple's iPhone 5

A 23-year-old Chinese woman has allegedly died from an electric shock when using Apple’s iPhone 5 while it was being charged, her family members claim, according to media reports.<p>The older sister of alleged victim Ma Ailun took to Sina Weibo, China’s popular Twitter-like social network, over the …

Thom Yorke blasts Spotify on Twitter as he pulls his music

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled his solo songs and those with his group Atoms For Peace from music streaming service Spotify, complaining …

Apple reportedly signs Samsung for next-gen iPhone chips

Apple and Samsung's relationship is apparently not so strained as to prevent the South Korean electronics giant from providing the chips that will power future iPhones, a recent report claimed.<p>Samsung will supply Apple with A9 chips based on a 14-nanometer process node starting in 2015, the Korea …