Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 11:37 PM

(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users’ data. Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan Source: Reuters – Technology

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Microsoft in 2015: Windows 10 ruled the most-read roost

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 11:19 PM

​Which posts did ‘All About Microsoft’ readers click on most in 2015? It was all about Windows, Windows, Windows — and almost exclusively Windows 1 Microsoft in 2015: Windows 10 ruled the most-read roost Source: ZDNet

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BBC websites and iPlayer were downed by massive DDoS fire

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 11:01 PM

You may have noticed that the BBC’s websites (and indeed the iPlayer service) were out of action first thing this morning – well, it turns out that this major outage was due to a cyber-attack.Problems began at around 07:00 GMT this morning, and BBC.co.uk was down with an ‘Error 500 – Internal Error’ when we…

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Review: Acer Predator 15

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 11:00 PM

Introduction and designThinner and lighter than ever, modern gaming laptops borrow heavily from the styling cues of modern supercars and high-tech fighter jets. The Acer Predator 15, however, resembles something more akin to tank. Heavy and huge, it cuts an aggressive figure that symbolizes the real essence of the performance beast that lies within.The Predator…

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Got a New Tablet? Here’s What to do With Your Old One

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 10:51 PM

So Santa brought you a new tablet this Christmas. But now you’re wondering what to do with your old, outdated model. Do you just toss it in the trash so the seagulls at your municipal landfill can play Candy Crush all day? Got a New Tablet? Here’s What to do With Your Old One Source:…

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xkcd in reverse – Thing Explainer explained

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 10:29 PM

Randall Munroe, author of the xkcd comic strip, has published Thing Explainer, a “how stuff works” book that explains things using diagrams and the thousand most common words. It’s the Up-Goer Five idea expanded to a wide range of subjects. xkcd in reverse – Thing Explainer explained Source: ZDNet

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Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 10:27 PM

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country’s secret service has blamed on Russia. Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid Source: Reuters – Technology

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Top military innovations of 2015

Thursday, 31/December/2015 - at 10:06 PM

It was a good year for innovations within the military, including the introduction of a gladiator vehicle and a drone-slaying canon. Top military innovations of 2015 Source: Foxnews – Technology

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