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Latvian Man Pleads Guilty in Worldwide Computer Virus Case

A Latvian computer code writer who helped create a virus that spread to more than a million computers worldwide and corrupted some at Nasa may be returning home soon after pleading guilty to a federal charge on Friday. Deniss Calovskis, soft-spoken and bespectacled, pleaded guilty in Manhattan to conspiring to commit computer intrusion. The 30-year-old […]

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Samsung Unveils Ultra HD Blu-ray Player, SleepSense Device at IFA 2015

Samsung took to the stage at the ongoing IFA trade show event on Thursday to announce a range of Internet of Things products. The South Korean technology conglomerate unveiled the SleepSense health-centric device, and its first Ultra HD HD Blu-ray player. The firm also unveiled an Internet-connected Samsung WW8500 AddWash washing machine. First up is […]

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Google Redesigns Its Logo

Following its corporate reorganisation last month, Google is making another major change – the company on Tuesday unveiled a new logo. Google’s new logo epitomises the company as it stands today, present on myriad devices rather than its humble roots of a single browser page. Apart from the redesign of the full logo, which while […]

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Will the internet of things result in predictable people?

We’re told that eventually sensors will be everywhere. Not just in phones, tablets, and laptops. Not just in the wearables attached to our bodies. Not just at home or in the workplace. Sensors will be implanted in nearly everything imaginable and they will be networked, tightly connected, and looking after us 24-7-365. So, brace yourself. […]

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Latin America Cyber-Attacks Rise as Hackers Link With Russians

Cyber-attacks and cyber-espionage are on the rise in Latin America, and the source of much of it is Brazilian hackers and Peruvian recent university graduates linking up with Russian-speaking experts, according to Internet security analysts. The region has seen a massive rise in ‘trojans’ – disguised malicious software – especially in the financial sector, and […]

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After Uber and Airbnb, Meal-Sharing Sites Under Fire in France

First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged Airbnb and now, restaurants in France are taking on meal-sharing sites they believe create unfair competition and could sap jobs. The websites, where hosts offer to cook a meal at their homes for a price of their choosing, are increasingly popular among travelling food-lovers who want […]

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YouTube Gaming Launched; Android and iOS Apps to Roll Out Gradually

YouTube on Wednesday strode into an arena dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with the launch of a service tailored for the hot trend of video game play as a spectator sport. The rollout of YouTube Gaming marked the public debut of an online venue where video game lovers can find commentary, live play, on-demand snippets and […]

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Lenovo Mobile to Reportedly Be Merged Into Motorola Mobility

A restructuring seems imminent inside Lenovo. The Chinese technology conglomerate which acquired Motorola Mobility in October 2014, plans to integrate its mobile division – Lenovo Mobile – into it. Once the merger is complete, Lenovo Mobile will cease to exist as a separate company, a report added, quoting a Lenovo executive. Lenovo Mobile will go […]

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Cablevision To Provide CBS And Showtime Internet Streaming

Internet TV streaming is only getting bigger. As it does, cord cutters are giving up on conventional TV service contracts in favor of services to which they can subscribe to monthly and not have to pay hundreds of dollars in setup fees. It just makes sense to save your money. Cable giants like HBO are […]