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Yahoo Saves Greendale in 'Community' Rescue
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Fans of the sitcom Community have cause to celebrate after Yahoo renewed the show for a sixth season. Creator and showrunner Dan Harmon has signed on, along with seven core cast members. The season will have at least 13 episodes and will air weekly starting this fall. NBC ran the show, which centers on the […]

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Micromax Enters Premium Smartphone Segment; Launches Dual 5 For Rs 24,999
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The home-grown smartphone company Micromax, known for its budget friendly devices, has finally entered the premium segment, with the launch of its new smartphone with a dual rear camera module. Dubbed as ‘Dual 5’, the smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 24,999, and features a 13 MP dual rear camera module with Sony […]

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Location Data Selling Threatens Consumer Privacy
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Selling location data collected by mobile phones has become a lucrative business, according to a report that noted location advertising sales are expected to reach $21 billion this year. At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from applications with the location services feature activated. Several of those outfits claim to track 200 million […]

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Microsoft Updates Visual Studio With Support For Universal Projects, TypeScript 1.0 And .NET Native Code Compilation
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At its Build developers conference today, Microsoft announced the launch of the first release candidate of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. While this may sound like a minor update, it’s actually a big step forward for Visual Studio and Microsoft itself calls it one of the most significant updates it has done for Visual Studio […]

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Hey There Little Electron, Why Won’t You Tell Me Where You Came From?
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I want to tell you about one of the most beautiful ideas that I know. It’s a physics experiment, and it’s beautiful because in one elegant stroke, it expands our consciousness, forcing us to realize that objects can behave in ways that are impossible for us to picture (but remarkably, possible for us to calculate). It’s beautiful […]

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Randall Munroe spoke to <i>The Reg</i> again. We’re habit-forming that way
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Web comic author talks procrastination, illustration and the Thing Explainer In just over a decade Randall Munroe has become firmly established and it’s safe to say adored as the author of xkcd.…

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After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature To Office
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An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft is finally addressing the elephant in the room in terms of security for Office users and has announced a new feature in the Office 2016 suite that will make it harder for attackers to exploit macro malware. Sysadmins can now use group policies to disable the execution of macro scripts […]

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How to Get Rid of Global Gadget Adware – Help Remove …
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Global Gadget is considered as an adware application or Potentially Unwanted Program which can slip into the computer along with third-party freeware that users download from the Internet. Criminals deliver this adware …

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Blue Origin Rocket Sticks Landing
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Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket this week made history when it landed intact in Texas. The unmanned crew capsule returned safely from a test flight that took it 330,000 feet into the air. The New Shepard could become the first reusable booster — it’s scheduled to return to space in a few months. It’s now […]

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