NSA has a spying program that targets many mobile networks

The NSA has recently conducted a campaign focused on the interception of internal communications of operators and trade groups in order to infiltrate mobile networks around the world, according to recent revelations from Edward Snowden.  The U.S. National Security Agency ran two undisclosed operations, the Wireless Portfolio Management Office and the Target Technology Trends Center, … Continue reading NSA has a spying program that targets many mobile networks

Google Tour Bus will pass through Bangladesh To Help 500,000 Students Learn About The Internet

Google is literally hitting the road to promote the potential of the internet in Bangladesh. The company today launched ‘Google Bus Bangladesh’, an educational program aimed at teaching key digital skills to more than half a million students in the South Asian country. There are some outlandish programs to help connect the world’s population — … Continue reading Google Tour Bus will pass through Bangladesh To Help 500,000 Students Learn About The Internet

Editorial: Can French Robotics Save the Industry?

Editor’s note: Laetitia Vitaud is a blogger, coach, teacher of U.S. politics in France and passionate about the digital transition of our economy. The French still dream of humanoid robots and electric sheep. Swedish TV series Real Humans, broadcast on French-German TV channel Arte, seduced a surprisingly large audience in France. And flagship robotics projects … Continue reading Editorial: Can French Robotics Save the Industry?

Apple CEO Tim Cook Reveals he is Gay on Bloomberg Business Week

Today the CEO of Apple Tim Cook wrote a long essay on Bloomberg Business Week magazine in which he proclaim that he considers “being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.” Below is an extract from Bloomberg Business Week published on the 30 October, 2014. Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level … Continue reading Apple CEO Tim Cook Reveals he is Gay on Bloomberg Business Week

Video: Astrobotic Technology to Land a Robot on the Moon and Send Live Video Back to Earth

The question of ‘if’ men has reached the moon has long be kept to bed as researchers compete to earn a $30 million fortune from Google to beam video back from the moon. A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafrir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to … Continue reading Video: Astrobotic Technology to Land a Robot on the Moon and Send Live Video Back to Earth

You can now Add Friends by Username in Telegram Messaging App

Telegram, the security-focused messaging app, now lets you add friends without necessarily knowing their phone number (See step to step guide on how to add username in Telegram). An update to the iOS and Android apps today has introduced the option to register a username, although all users must still bind their account to a … Continue reading You can now Add Friends by Username in Telegram Messaging App

New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One’s Kinect play nice with PCs

Xbox One owners will be able to attach their Kinect motion sensors to Windows PCs and tablets thanks to a new adapter introduced by Microsoft. The new $49.99 adapter is specific to Kinect sensors built for Xbox One, and it plugs into the USB 3.0 port of Windows 8 PCs. Microsoft already sold a separate … Continue reading New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One’s Kinect play nice with PCs

New Generation of Mac Mini’s RAM cannot be upgraded

After encouraging customers to upgrade their Mac Mini RAM in 2012, Apple has decided it’s time customers lives with what they are offered. Apple excited its users when they announced their newest Mac Mini some few weeks ago. However, Brian Stucki, who runs a Mac Mini hosting farm in Las Vegas has taken to twitter to announced that … Continue reading New Generation of Mac Mini’s RAM cannot be upgraded

You can Now Pre-order your iPad Air 2 And Mini 3 Online, Starting from Today

Apple revealed new iPad models on Thursday, and they all go on sale starting today via Apple’s online store. Today is just the beginning of pre-sales, with iPads officially shipping to pre-order customers and arriving in stores sometime “late next week,” according to Apple. Pricing for the new iPad mini, which is essentially the same … Continue reading You can Now Pre-order your iPad Air 2 And Mini 3 Online, Starting from Today

Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

When Mark Zuckerberg recruited Ex-PayPal president David Marcus to head the affairs of Facebook Messenger three years ago, few understood the motive behind this move, but now it is crystal clear for everyone to see: Facebook is set to allow its users to send and receive money via its standalone Messenger. Mark recently hinted on … Continue reading Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

Reddit Takes Down Groups Hosting Celebrity Nudes, Walks A Blurred Line On Free Speech

Reddit did two things last night that, on the surface, seemed pretty contradictory. It publisheda post by CEO Yishan Wong offering an explanation for why the site does not generally take down “morally objectionable or otherwise inappropriate” subreddits. At around the same time, Reddit took down /r/TheFappening and related subreddits, where many of the images … Continue reading Reddit Takes Down Groups Hosting Celebrity Nudes, Walks A Blurred Line On Free Speech

Don’t Fall for this: Classic Facebook “Color Changer” Scam makes a Big Return

COMMENT: While the idea of changing the Facebook default blue header to your custom color seems great, Cheetah Mobile has warned that you might end up getting more than what you bargained for. IDG NEWS NETWORK – On Facebook, some scams are so alluring that they seem to live forever. So it goes with “Facebook … Continue reading Don’t Fall for this: Classic Facebook “Color Changer” Scam makes a Big Return

Video: New Hexapod Robot Learns to Walk in 2 Minutes

What do you do if you’re a robotic hexapod and one of your legs is broken? Do you give up? Lie down and burst into flames? Cry from tear duct-less eyes? Or, through a process of trial-and-error, do you brush yourself off, hide your broken leg, and learn to walk again? You guessed it. Researchers … Continue reading Video: New Hexapod Robot Learns to Walk in 2 Minutes

How to Create an Eye-Catching Header Photo for the New Twitter Profile

Are you promoting your brand on Twitter? Freaking out about creating a good-looking header photo for your Twitter profile? You’ve probably noticed that striking visual piece in the Twitter profile layout — a full-screen-width banner image, known as a “Header Photo.” On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Twitter blessed it’s users with a new profile layout … Continue reading How to Create an Eye-Catching Header Photo for the New Twitter Profile

AMD releases game-changing Mantle support in new Catalyst beta driver

AMD has released the latest beta driver of its Catalyst software, making its Mantle API a reality for those with supported graphics cards. AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 beta driver was expected last week, although a few glitches delayed the release. Over the weekend, AMD published the beta driver to its Web site. Note that you’ll need … Continue reading AMD releases game-changing Mantle support in new Catalyst beta driver

North Korea’s home-grown OS looks a lot like Apple’s OS X

IDG NEWS SERVICE – If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, might the folks in Cupertino be pleased when they see the latest version of North Korea’s home-grown operating system? Version 3.0 of Red Star Linux presents users with a radical refresh of its desktop design, one that closely resembles Mac OS X. The … Continue reading North Korea’s home-grown OS looks a lot like Apple’s OS X

Here is What Google is Doing with all those Robots!

Starting from December last year, Google has acquired at least six robots companies or companies creating technologies used in the development of robotics. The acquisition of Boston Dynamic (the creators of Big Dog) on December last year and the recent acquisition of DeepMind Technologies has made a few people to wonder about Google’s actual intentions for buying all those … Continue reading Here is What Google is Doing with all those Robots!

How to Check the Power Status of Remote Control Batteries with your Smartphone

Earlier today I published an infographics on things you can do with your smartphone but I didn’t mention the possibility of checking the status of your television/electronics remote control battery with your smartphone. Of course, in the modern technology it is no longer a question of ‘what you can do’ with your smartphone, it is now a … Continue reading How to Check the Power Status of Remote Control Batteries with your Smartphone

The smartest cars may need 5G networks, Ericsson says

IDG News Service – Some of the most futuristic features envisioned in networked cars will depend on 5G mobile technology that probably won’t be available in full until 2020, according to Ericsson’s chief technology officer. There’s a bright future for cellular in cars, according to Ulf Ewaldsson, who is the mobile gear vendor’s senior vice … Continue reading The smartest cars may need 5G networks, Ericsson says