Information Technology

BitTorrent Sync Apps Offer Escape From Big Brother
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Maybe people are tired of having their personal information brokered and stored and sifted by large companies and government agencies, and ready for the fresh start developers are trying to give them.

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Grocery shoppers nationwide probably had credit card data stolen
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Images Money Two major supermarket chains announced that their customers’ credit card information may have been stolen during a network intrusion. SuperValu, the Minnesota parent company of Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Hornbacher’s, Shop ’n Save, and Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, announced that 180 stores in North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Missouri, North Dakota, and Minnesota were affected. “The […]

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IRCTC’s System Can Now Handle 7200 Ticket Bookings Per Minute
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The crippled IRCTC system has finally got a big system update which will now allow passengers to book tickets with ease. Yes, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) which was earlier limited to just 2000 tickets per minute, will now cater to up to 7200 tickets being booked per minute. The new system update […]

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Sony Xperia Z2 Review: Waterproof, But 4K Video Recording Lets It Down
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Sony, was once a prominent player in the mobile phones industry. I’m sure many of our readers will remember the good-old JAVA phones from this brand. Later, however, the Japanese tech empire crumbled as the iPhone took over the world in 2007. Since then, Sony is trying hard to regain its lost glory. With its […]

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Review: Sony Xperia Z2
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Sony, once was a prominent player in the mobile phones industry. I’m sure many will still remember the good-old JAVA phones from this Japanese company. Later, however, the Japanese empire crumbled as the iPhone took over the world in 2007. Since then, Sony is trying hard regain its lost glory. With its Xperia series, the […]

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Espionage programs linked to spying on former Soviet targets
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Flickr user: Antti Kaakinen A one-two combination of malware programs has infiltrated the embassies and government systems of a number of former Eastern Bloc nations as well as European targets, according to a technical analysis by security researchers. Using exploits and malicious downloads delivered through phishing attacks or on compromised websites, attackers first infect a […]

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What happens in Vegas: Black Hat and Def Con in pictures
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LAS VEGAS— Sin City has the greatest density of surveillance cameras per square mile anywhere outside the Pentagon, and that fact makes Vegas an appropriate host for both Black Hat and Def Con, the ying and yang of information security conferences. The two have become the anchors for a collection of security events here every summer (including BsidesLV  and PasswordsCon) […]

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T-Mobile becomes first American carrier to release phone unlocking app
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Google Play One week after President Obama signed a phone-unlocking bill into law, T-Mobile has responded by becoming the first American carrier to launch its own unlocking app. Modestly titled Device Unlock, the app debuted on Friday in the Google Play store, though it comes with one major limitation: It only unlocks the Samsung Galaxy Avant, […]

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Google buys Siri-like messaging app Emu
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The text app that injects relevant information into conversations could bulk up the search giant’s Google Now and messaging features.

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