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‘Heartbleed’ bug a critical Internet illness

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The “Heartbleed” flaw in Internet security is as critical as the name implies and wider spread than first believed.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Heartbleed bug and what you need to know

AFP FILE PHOTO

Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US warns Facebook on privacy in WhatsApp mega deal

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US regulators warned Facebook Thursday about making changes to the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the smartphone messaging service set to be acquired by the social network for a whopping $19 billion.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

In this Nov. 8 2001, file photo, workers install a 10-story Windows XP banner on a hotel near the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for its still popular Windows XP.  AP

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tech Tips: Your risks and options with Windows XP

In this Oct. 25, 2006 file photo, an upgrade edition of the Microsoft Corp. Windows XP Professional computer operating system is on display at a CompUSA store in Tukwila, Wash. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for its still popular Windows XP. With an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put everything from the data of major financial institutions to the identities of everyday people in danger if they don’t find a way to upgrade soon. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP. Although the operating system is more than 12 years old, and Windows XP computers haven’t been shipped since 2010, there are still millions of them in use. Gartner estimates that as much as 25 percent of Windows PCs in the workplace are running XP. Consumers tend to be even slower in upgrading.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Viber Out’ comes to Windows Phone 8

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Viber, the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announced Monday the release of Viber 4.1 for Windows Phone 8 bringing “Viber Out” calls to the platform for the first time. Now Viber users on Windows Phone 8 can make affordable calls to their friends and contacts who have landlines or phones that don’t have Viber. Additionally, the update brings several key Viber features to the mobile Microsoft platform.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US eyes ending NSA’s bulk data collection: reports

The National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Maryland.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama’s administration is readying a legislative plan to end the National Security Agency’s (NSA) controversial bulk telephone data collection, US media reported Monday.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free

Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software's users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity software rival Evernote.  AFP

Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software’s users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity software rival Evernote.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sotto crushes candies; Enrile vanishes jewels

Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto and Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

While Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada slugged it out regarding the latter’s use of inappropriate words in his speech attacking the credibility of Dennis Cunanan and Ruby Tuason, two of their colleagues were spotted busy playing electronic games.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Flappy Bird may rise again, creator says

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The Vietnamese creator of Flappy Bird says he’s thinking of resurrecting the smash-hit free game that he abruptly took offline a month ago — albeit with a warning about its addictive qualities.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Candy Crush: Boredom killer or some disorder?

Cartoon, March 09, 2014

Is it a simple “boredom killer” or a fixation that can develop into a full-blown psychological disorder? With three young children and a full-time job, Emma Martini has little time for computer games. But every night she sits quietly at the end of her son’s bed to put him to sleep—and plays Candy Crush.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rakuten completes $900-million Viber takeover

Viber Founder and CEO Talmon Marco

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acquired Viber, the free instant messaging and VoIP smartphone application, for $900 million to expand its platform of Internet-based services.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

WhatsApp says to allow free voice calls by mid-year

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Fresh from a $19-billion (14-billion-euro) takeover by Facebook, mobile messaging service WhatsApp said Monday it will launch free voice calls by mid-year.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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