November, 2014

Sony Pictures Brought to a Halt – Hackers Have Taken Over

A (now deleted) member of the Reddit community has recently brought to light that all Sony Pictures staff have been locked out of their office systems, with the warning ...

November 24, 2014 at 11:22 pm by

Private Web Cam Site Shut Down, Owner Seeks Job

The creepy site we reported on that streamed thousands of private IP cameras has been shut down, with its owner after a new job. Visiting the site in question now only ...

November 24, 2014 at 10:32 pm by

Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds

Reuters reports about an Israeli company that claims to have developed a prototype that could charge a mobile phone in 30 seconds. “Using nano-technology to synthesize ...

November 24, 2014 at 10:31 pm by

Google Refuses MPAA Request to Block Torrent Sites

Google has refused requests from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to block the homepages to a number of torrent sites from its online search results. Google ...

November 24, 2014 at 10:30 pm by

Sony Pulls Terrible, Sleazy PS Vita Ad

Sony has removed an ad from its YouTube channel that was to promote the PS Vita, most probably due to its rather sleazy nature. The ad features a female doctor questioning the ...

November 24, 2014 at 10:20 pm by

Apple Defends CarPlay Safety

Apple has defended its CarPlay product, after a University of Utah study suggested that Siri was the most distracting of all speech recognition systems when used in the car. ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:59 pm by

BT in Talks to Buy O2

  BT has confirmed that it is in talks to buy back 02, a company which it sold to Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica over a decade ago. The move would make BT a major ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:58 pm by

Windows 10 Will Be Version 10.0, Not 6.4

Microsoft Windows has forever had an incredibly complex numbering scheme. With all its different versions and sub-versions – 3.x, 9.x, NT, many have struggled to ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:50 pm by

Minecraft’s YouTube Videos Have Had 47 Billion Views

Minecraft is not just the game people love to play, it seems: the plethora of Minecraft videos on YouTube, showing off users immense creativity, have amassed a whopping 47 ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:44 pm by

BMW and Tesla in “Talks”

Reuters reports that Elon Musk has been in talks with BMW over possible collaboration in the design of batteries and other components. The talks have taken place between the ...

November 24, 2014 at 9:43 pm by

Facebook at Work to Launch in January

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook’s ‘Facebook at Work’ product will be launching in January. The report suggests that the product may be ...

November 24, 2014 at 8:58 pm by

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Down 40 Percent

A report in The Wall Street Journal says that sales of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone were down 40 percent in its first 3 months on sale. The report suggests that ...

November 24, 2014 at 7:58 pm by

Lawsuit Deems Rightscorp’s Robo-Calls Illegal

A class action lawsuit has been filed that accuses copyright enforcement company Rightcorp of making harassing robo-calls to people accused of illegally downloading ...

November 24, 2014 at 5:58 pm by

OCZ Introduces Saber 1000 Enterprise SSD

OCZ announced its new enterprise-class Saber 1000 SSD series designed for read-intensive applications and targeting high-volume deployments such as hyper-scale, web-hosting, ...

November 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm by

ENERMAX Launches LIQMAX II AIO CPU Cooler

Enermax is getting ready to roll out the second generation of their Liqmax All-In-One CPU liquid cooler series. The Liqmax II will be available in two versions with either a ...

November 24, 2014 at 4:07 pm by

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