Privacy experts have asked Internet search giant Yahoo Inc to take more steps to ensure consumers' privacy as many Yahoo email addresses reassigned to new owners are still receiving personal emails intended for the former owners.
In June, Yahoo had declared that it would redistribute the addresses and IDs that had not been in use for a year.
But, the move triggered concerns over reassigned addresses' former owners' privacy after one man reveled that he had received emails intended for the former owner and that the emails were full of highly sensitive information.
Beleaguered smartphone maker BlackBerry has said that phone ecosystem is still a top priority for the company, apparently to convince app developers continue developing apps for the struggling platform.
Alec Saunders, vice president of developer relations at BlackBerry World, said that the company was still focused on enhancing the BlackBerry app environment, despite its decision of selling the mobile business.
Mr. Saunders was addressing a group of delegates gathered for BlackBerry Jam Asia conference in Hong Kong on Thursday morning.
Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft recently took wraps off the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2, both of which boast updated operating systems, quicker processing and enhanced battery life & camera resolution.
Windows RT-based Surface 2 tablet will bring Outlook, while Windows 8.1-based Surface Pro 2 will keep on operating like a full PC.
The Redmond firm tried to fix almost every hardware issue that consumers and analysts criticized in the first-generation Surface tablets.
Apple stock on Monday gained $23.23 a share to close at $490.64 after the tech giant announced that sold a record 9 million units of new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models during the first weekend of their launch.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based company said demand for the iPhone 5S surpassed the initial supply. The company also announced that several online orders were set to be delivered in the coming few weeks.
Santa Monica, California-based startup DogVacay on Monday announced the launch of an iPhone version of its app that allows dog owners to easily find and book pet- sitters.
Previously, DogVacay used to offer an app only for the hosts who watch the pets/dogs. Dog owners had to book the pet-sitting service via the startup's official website.
The iPhone version of the app allows dog owners to search for pet-sitters in their area, schedule a session as well as make payment online, before they go on a holiday-making or a business tour.
A group of German hackers, known as the Chaos Computing Club (CCC), have claimed that they managed to hack into latest Apple iPhone’s fingerprint scanner.
Charlie Miller, one of the CCC hackers and co-author of the iOS Hacker’s Handbook, described the hack as “a complete break” of Apple’s Touch ID security. He said the hack opened up a new possibility for cyber criminals.
On the CCC's site, a hacker named Starbug said, “Fingerprints should not be used to secure anything. You leave them everywhere, and it is far too easy to make fake fingers out of lifted prints.”
Google, the world’s most popular internet search giant, has announced its decision to provide additional 10GB of free storage to all Google Drive account holders.
The company announced that account holders would get the additional storage for free when they would log into their Google accounts with the new Google Quickoffice before 26th of September this year.
According to the released statement, one can get hold of the Google Quickoffice app from the company’s app store, run the app after installing it, log into their Google Account and they will receive the 10GB additional storage.
Apple stores in Los Angeles and the Bay Area started seeing long queues in front of them by Thursday night, hours before the official release of the company’s lates handsets, the iPhone 5S and 5C.
The iPhone 5S and its cheaper version the iPhone 5C went on sale at 8 a. m. Friday.
As many as 55 Apple fans were in a queue ottside Apple store situated on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica by 10:30 p. m. on Thursday. The first ine queue had arrived at 2:30 p. m.
At the Grove in Fairfax District, around forty people were waiting in front of the mall by 11:15 p. m on Thursday.
Logitech and ClamCase on Thursday released teaser trailer for their forthcoming devices capable of pairing with various iOS-based devices and turning them into game controllers.
The teaser trailers, which followed the recent release of Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 7, promises to transform iOS devices with a full-sized console layout.
Japanese electronics giant Sony has officially launched its Bravia Smart Stick in the United States.
The Sony Bravia Smart Stick has been designed to work around the 2013 Bravia television line up. It is like a Google Android-based TV dongle that comes bundled with some very striking Sony Bravia applications.
Jamie Marsh, television marketing manager for Electronics Home Entertainment & Sound Division at Sony, said that the Smart Stock would bring the full power of Google services to users' television sets.
The soon-to-be-released "Grand Theft Auto V," Take-Two Interactive's newest offering in the action drama series, is widely expected to be one of the best-selling videogames of current year.
The Xbox 360 version of the game has earned metacritic score of 98, which makes it the best-reviewed release for the Xbox 360 platform of all times.
According to Wedbush Securities' analyst Michael Pachter's estimates, GTA V videogame would sell 14 million units in the three months ending September 30.
Retail giant Walmart is offering attractive discounts on newly launched Apple smartphones - the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S.
Walmart announced that it would sell the 16GB version of the iPhone 5C smartphone for $79, which represents a saving of $20 on the full retail price. The 16GB iPhone 5S will be available for $189, $10 off the full retail price.
However, those attractive prices require the standard two-year service contract with the network provider of their choice.
At least six privacy advocacy groups filed complaints with the FTC on September 4, alleging that the changes made by Facebook to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights & Responsibilities violated the 2011 settlement.
Google on Wednesday used the Intel Developer Forum to announce a new line of Chromebooks that will be powered by Intel's 4th generation Core series of processors.
The new Chromebooks will come equipped with Intel's latest Haswell processor that boasts higher performance and low power consumption. Acer Inc, whose existing Chromebooks runs for just 3.5 hours on one full charge, is promising 8.5 hours of battery life in its new Haswell-based device.
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