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Yahoo Buys Video Chat Company OnTheAir

Yahoo Buys Video Chat Company OnTheAir

It's time to stop mocking upon Yahoo, that can't perform a reliable video conversation, as you experience on Facebook or Google+. Yahoo has just purchased the video-chat startup On TheAir, which delivers similar services to Hangouts, so things will change inside your inbox. Yahoo Buys …

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Romanian Domains Hijacked

Romanian Domains Hijacked

The .ro domains were hijacked this morning, creating a feverish debate inside a small East European country. The domain .ro stands for Romania, a state well known for its sportsmen/women or artists, as well as for its hackers, making FBI travel right to them, just …

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Facebook Says No To Yahoo Partnership

Facebook Says No To Yahoo Partnership

A few day ago, there was a rumor fuelling our imagination: the idea that Facebook might change Microsoft's partnership for Yahooo search alliance. Today, Facebook made it clear: Bing remains the only search engine accepted on the social network. Facebook Says No To Yahoo Partnership  …

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Microsoft, Closing Windows Live Messenger

Microsoft, Closing Windows Live Messenger

Indeed, it's true and you will cry a river for it, if you love to use it. Probably, that was the reason why Microsoft acquired Skype, in order to get rid of old Live Messenger, but in this case, why spending so much time in …

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Fresh, Worst Passwords

Fresh, Worst Passwords

Just how secure is your password? Is exactly password? Then don't complain, if you are hacked, it's simply so easy to guess. According to SplashData, there is a fresh list of worst passwords recently used. Fresh, Worst Passwords Just in time for Halloween, take in …

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8% Of Android Apps Could Leak Personal Data

8% Of Android Apps Could Leak Personal Data

According to a latest security study, Android is a little bit sick, since the number of vulnerable apps grew, compared with the same period in 2011. I don't pretend to protect Google, but it's almost impossible to verify step by step any Android app in …

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Revamped AOL In Early 2013

Revamped AOL In Early 2013

Pigs do fly and AOL is ready to take its chance in browsers and email war. For the moment, the pioneer of online communication promotes a new webmail service called Alto, promising to all customers (the remaining ones) to renovate their inboxes. Revamped AOL In …

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Nokia Tries Its Luck With Life+

Nokia Tries Its Luck With Life+

It makes you believe that Nokia has launched its own social network, taking in account Google+ example, but it's something else. Nokia Life+, recently released, is the latest evolution of its widely-used Nokia Life service and will enhance Nokia Asha smartphone. Nokia Tries Its Luck …

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Spotify Ready To Launch Its Own Browser

Spotify Ready To Launch Its Own Browser

Guess who is planning to release a browser? Spotify, which has already announced its redesigning episode, but nobody thought of a browser, after all it's quite crowded on our gadgets with Internet Explorer, Safari and Chrome (not to forget about Yahoo's Axis and other local …

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Kindle Fire HD Updated With Bing Integration

Kindle Fire HD Updated With Bing Integration

A new love story is about to begin in gadgets' world: the newly released Kindle Fire HD will embrace Bing as default search engine, instead of Google, previously used for almost all Kindle products. Kindle Fire HD Updated With Bing Integration  Bing becomes the default …

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Gauss, The Newest Espionage Malware

Gauss, The Newest Espionage Malware

Lately, all bad things regarding security came from Middle East, so the last malware couldn't be an exception. Gauss was discovered by the same vigilant Kaspersky Lab, making us understand that old Flame and Gauss are quite similar and so, dangerous than any common threat …

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Outlook Reached 1 Million Users In Six Hours

Outlook Reached 1 Million Users In Six Hours

Honestly, I wouldn't have ever thought that Outlook could become so popular, but according to the team behind the mail service there were more than 1 million sign-ups during six hours, which makes me think that Microsoft's ad might have been very convincing. Outlook Reached …

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Hotmail Transformed Into Outlook

Hotmail Transformed Into Outlook

I think I'm going to miss my old hotmail account. I never denied that Microsoft's mail service needed a deep update, comparing with rival Yahoo or Gmail, but to be rebooted as Outlook, that's quite unexpected and unattractive, from my point of view. Once a …

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Mahdi Hits Middle East

Mahdi Hits Middle East

Do you remember Flame? It's already history. Currently, Mahdi Malware, also named Messiah, sweeps away Middle East. It's ironically, in this case both Iran and Israel have been affected, while in the past Israel was the main suspect taking its cyber revenge on Iran. Previously, …

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Yahoo Finally Got A Permanent CEO, Is She The Best Choice?

Yahoo Finally Got A Permanent CEO, Is She The Best Choice?

After a long suite of occasional CEOs, it looks that Yahoo has found its messianic chief, Marissa Mayer, former executive for Google. From my point of view, she won't be the solution for Yahoo's troubles. It doesn't have something to do with the fact that …

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Microsoft Gives Up MSNBC

Microsoft Gives Up MSNBC

One eye laughs, one eye weeps for Microsoft. If Office is expected to bring more profit to the company, Microsoft surely feels uncomfortable for giving up to MSNBC, its attempt inside the news world. I wouldn't say it's a painful divorce on web, as some …

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NVIDIA Passwords Hacked

NVIDIA Passwords Hacked

According to CNET, the chipmaker faced a similar attack as Yahoo, probably created by the same hacking group, but the company didn't comment this piece of news. For the moment, NVIDIA replaced its site with a notice on the hack, recommending that anyone, who frequents …

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Microsoft Cuts Jobs In Marketing

Microsoft Cuts Jobs In Marketing

You are used to read news about Yahoo or RIM, firing employees, but who would have thought of Microsoft, cutting jobs?! Bill Gates seemed to be the most secure place to work in IT, but Microsoft decided to make some savings by reducing not very …

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Yahoo Hit By Hackers: Over 400,000 Emails And Passwords Stolen

Yahoo Hit By Hackers: Over 400,000 Emails And Passwords Stolen

Earlier today, a piece of news broke: a file containing over 400,000 usernames and passwords, apparently stolen from a Yahoo by a hacker collective, was posted online. Nothing new under the sun: Anonymous did the same thing with Twitter, but this time those data were …

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Facebook And Yahoo Have Reached Peace

Facebook And Yahoo Have Reached Peace

Yahoo and Facebook have settled their patent disputes, according to several reports released today. The history of their quarrel resembled so much with a soap opera, that you wouldn't have possibly got bored with any fresh episode Yahoo sued the social network in March claiming …

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Facebook’s New Email

Facebook’s New Email

This time, Zuckerberg really created storm, having decided to unilaterally change the e-mail address displayed on members' ‘About’ pages to ones that end with the company's own ‘@facebook.com.’ No doubt, that Zuckerberg wants his own empire of emails, since Yahoo was of the brands suing …

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iPhone 4S Mail Reader

iPhone 4S Mail Reader

The default mail reader of the iPhone 4S is a desirable app that has managed to improve its features every time a new version of the OS is released. That means iOS 5 has brought some Mail improvements of its own that have the power …

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Bing Gets Improved With Qwiki Video

Bing Gets Improved With Qwiki Video

With all the craziness around Apple new features, I felt the need to breathe and luckily I came across Microsoft adding to its Bing browser Qwiki videos, as latest update. If I tell you that the mysterious Qwiki was created by Eduardo Saverin, that Facebook …

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India, Ready To Conquer The Internet

India, Ready To Conquer The Internet

Everybody talks about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft or Facebook sharing pieces of the big cake named Internet, but nobody took in serious the threat coming from Orient, until now. Top Indian companies such as Tatas and Reliances are in the global race to own their own …

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Email Samsung Galaxy Note

Email Samsung Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note is an Android device that comes with a 5.3-inch display, a powerful dual-core processor and Android 2.3.6 as OS. Among the many features that the operating system makes available, you will also find e-mail capabilities. These capabilities are supported by two …

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Musical Loss Of Passwords

Musical Loss Of Passwords

Last.fm, a social music brand, is the new unhappy site warning users about changing immediately their passwords, after LinkedIn and eHarmony. Last.fm announced an investigation into an user password leak this morning, so there are no relevant results so far. Musical Loss Of Passwords  Last.fm …

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Passwords’ Issue Gets Hotter

Passwords’ Issue Gets Hotter

LinkedIn's nightmare has just turned into a media scandal, where customers accuse company for ignorance and analysts try to find any possible cause and solution. The ironical part is that LinkedIn isn't the only one around with this problem, it seems that a dating site, …

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