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Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’

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An international computer security company issued an advisory to the public Wednesday about the “Heartbleed Bug” that can compromise the security of a person’s online accounts.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung looks to life beyond the smartphone

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After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung flagship smartphone goes on sale worldwide

A Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, left, and a Samsung Gear 2 are displayed at the Samsung Galaxy Studio, in New York, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Samsung on Monday unveiled a new smartphone with a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming fitness devices, as the Korean company tries to turn its technological wizardry into lifestyle products.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

The latest version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphone series went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Wearable tech gaining momentum – survey

A general view of atmosphere during the unveiling of the NIKE+ FuelBand at Highline Stages on January 19, 2012 in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/AFP

Wearable tech is moving beyond a small group of early adopters and going mainstream. That’s the conclusion of market tracker IDC, which predicted sales of wearable tech items would triple this year to 19 million units worldwide, growing to 111.9 million by 2018.

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

Google Glass available in US as of April 15

In this April 3, 2014, photo AP reporter Barbara Ortutay chops onions while wearing Google Glass in New York. Ortutay used the Allthecooks Google Glass app to make carrot ginger soup. Ortutay is exploring different uses of google Glass for the Associated Press. (AP Photo)

Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | 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 »

Twitter profiles get Facebook-style revamp

Screengrab from Michelle Obama's twitter account @FLOTUS

Twitter on Tuesday began revamping profile pages to let users display more of their online personalities, giving the popular service a Facebook-like feel.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on US skyscraper

The classic video game Tetris is played on the 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia, Saturday, April 5, 2014, using hundreds of LED lights embedded in its glass facade. The spectacle kicks off a citywide series of events called Philly Tech Week and also celebrates the upcoming 30th anniversary of Tetris. AP

Sam Robinson said it’s been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gaming,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

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Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices, the company said Friday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Twitter’s Vine adds private messaging

Twitter.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Twitter-owned Vine said Thursday it was adding an option for private messages sent using the service’s looping short videos.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung scores marketing home run with Obama selfie

In this Tuesday, April 1, 2014, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to him, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. Ortiz tweeted the selfie to his followers Tuesday, and it was resent by tens of thousands, including Samsung, which retweeted it as an ad. The White House press secretary says Obama was not aware that the photo was part of a marketing stunt. AP

Samsung celebrated a viral marketing coup Wednesday after a Boston Red Sox baseball star used one of its smartphones to snap a selfie at the White House with Barack Obama.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chinese actor’s apology to wife breaks web record

A page from Chinese actor Wen Zhang's Sina Weibo account showing an apology statement to his wife and children posted by him is displayed on a computer screen at a cafe in Beijing, China Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record for comments and retweets on China's version of Twitter. AP

A Chinese actor’s apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record for comments and retweets on China’s version of Twitter.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Adultery site big in Japan where marriage reigns

Screengrab from ashleymadison.com

Ashley Madison, the world’s biggest online hookup site for married people, works only when monogamy is the rule on the surface but, deep inside, couples want to cheat. That’s why it is scoring big in Japan.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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