Category Archives: Internet

Hackers Crack eBay

Hackers has cracked the database of eBay, one of the biggest online marketplaces. Customers' names, encrypted passwords and other personal information could fall into violator' hands. In the near future eBay will ask its users to change their account passwords. The notifications will be published at the official site of eBay and distributed by email. The...
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London – Selfie Capital of the World

London has been named the selfie capital of the world. The social media analysis reveals that London enjoys the widest popularity with selfie fans. People like to capture self-portraits against the background of such iconic landmarks as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. Second and third places are taken by New York and Amsterdam...
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Facebook’s Slingshot – Snapchat’s Competitor

Facebook Social Network is working at the development of a new application: it will allow the exchange of photos and short videos which will disappear right after viewing. The service is known under the code name ''Slingshot'' and able to rival the popular messenger with self-destruct function Snapchat. They say, Facebook developers have already been working at...
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IT-giants combine efforts to prevent the next Heartbleed

Big IT corporations together with Linux Foundation are planning to contribute much money to support the project on removing vulnerability of software with open-source code. The initiative is taken by Microsoft, IBM, Google, Faceboook, Cisco Systems, Dell, Fujitsu, Intel, NetApp, VMWare, Amazon and Rackspace Hosting. The project is called the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII). Jim Zimlim,...
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LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Members

LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking website, hits 300 million registered users. One third of these users (100 million) are from the US. And two thirds of them are outside the US. India, Brazil, the UK and Canada are the countries which boast the greatest number of LinkedIn members. In January 2013, LinkedIn announced that it had...
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Google Launches Its New Anti-Malware Service

Google Inc is planning to launch a service which will regularly scan apps installed on smartphones and tablets. At present time applications are exposed to scanning only in the course of installation process. In spite of the fact that Google Verify Apps is considered to be a reliable security system, Android is the most vulnerable operating...
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SmartHouse Controlled by iPad

Rumors about so-called smarthouses controlled with the help of smartphones and tablets are afloat. However, it's quite difficult to realize this idea in practice because of incredibly high cost of all necessary manipulations. But in fact, you can find a real smarthouse in California. Its price is $22.000.000. Electric power supply of the house is...
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Kaspersky Internet Security 2014

Pros: 1. The software is fast and easy to install. 2. Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 boasts a user-friendly interface. 3. The software enable parents to block video games which are not designed for children. 4. The security software is provided with a powerful protection engine. Cons: 1. Kaspersky Internet Security has no mobile component. 2. The software has a strong impact on...
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Best Antivirus 2014: Bitdefender Total Security

Bitdefender Total Security provides users with the best protective engines which can easily remove any virus and malware. This anti-virus software offers great parental controls and intuitive user interface. Most tech experts consider consider Bitdefender Antivirus one of the best security suites of 2014. If you fear for your banking information and want to monitor...
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Selfie Section in Apple App Store

Apple adds ''Selfie'' section to App Store. Mobile applications included into this section are intended for taking the self-portrait-style pictures. The featured selection of apps is available for users from the USA only. The section includes both free and paid applications. American users of iOS devices have an opportunity to find it in the mobile and...
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Internet Filter Software: Net Nanny Parental Controls 6.5

Nat Nanny is one of the most popular internet filter software. Potentially harmful sites may be easily blocked with the help of this software. Nat Nanny is provided with a user-friendly interface. With this useful software, you have an opportunity to enjoy solid parental control features and the best filtering technology. So your children will...
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Facebook Acquired WhatsApp

Facebook yesterday announced the fact that WhatsApp Messenger app was acquired by them. The sum of transaction is $16 milliards. The deal arranged is the biggest one in the history of Facebook Incorporation. At the end of 2012 there were some rumors that Facebook was going to buy WhatsApp, but they weren't realized. WhatsApp is one of...
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Dropbox is unlocked in China

Dropbox is unblocked now in China. Chinese Internet users have an opportunity to use Dropbox, which is a cloud syncing site based in the US. Experts don't know the motives behind the unlocking of the site. Chinese users noticed that Dropbox was accessible on the territory of Chinese People's Republic late last week. Now they can...
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