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Chinese investors acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program

A Chinese Consortium has decided to acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program. It’s a service that allows publishers to use the Media.net platform to create and serve ads to their customers. Advertisements from Media.net can be customized in […]

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Accessing Torrent sites in India may land you in jail now

If you visit a Torrent website in India, you might get sentenced for a period of 3 years in jail, with a fine of 3,00,000 INR. TheIndian Department of Telecommunications have been ordering a ban on torrent websites offering pirated […]

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Anniversary Update is making some webcams go dead

Well, yet another bad news for Microsoft’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Recently, we covered a news that mentioned various problems users are facing after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Now, yet another report has come forwards where users have […]

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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 has been released with several new tweaks and will support Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607. Not only does the tool offer more than 200 tweaks, it even lets you create a system restore point, run System […]

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Microsoft Surface Type Cover releases with NFL designs

We love the Microsoft Surface, and we also love the NFL. But what if we could get both in a single package? That won’t be happening, but you know what will happen? The release of new Surface Type Covers with cool […]

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Vivaldi browser now lets you customize themes to make it more colorful

The feature packed browser, Vivaldi will now be more colorful, powerful and safe. While Vivaldi already has several in-built themes, the most recent version comes with some more interesting themes and better options of customizations. Vivaldi 1.3 comes with new […]

Windows-Hello

This Fingerprint Reader brings Windows Hello to all computers

Windows Hello is one of those features folks are looking forward to using when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes around, but one must first have a compatible computer. However, if you don’t, this little USB fingerprint reader could do […]

Firefox Test Pilot

Mozilla launches Firefox Test Pilot program

If you feel like Mozilla Firefox needs some improvements, then you can try testing its various features by installing Firefox Test Pilot. It is a new testing program from Mozilla that asks users to try out the experimental features and […]

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Classic Shell is now safe to download again, after the hack

One of the main download mirrors of Classic Shell, a popular Windows freeware, was recently hacked for some 3 hours and was serving a hacked copy of the files. Classic Shell downloads on FossHub were trapped with an old-school software […]

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Hacker allegedly puts 200 million Yahoo account credentials up for sale

Yahoo! Inc. stated that it’s investigating an alleged security breach after a hacker that goes by the handle “peace_of_mind,” claimed to have advertised 200 million Yahoo users credentials for sale on the Dark Web for 3 Bitcoins or $1,860, which […]

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Firefox 48 released; Disables unsigned addons, supports safe downloads

Mozilla Firefox 48 is out as a stable channel and available for download. Besides mandatory add-on signing, this major update brings some notable changes and a few functionality improvements including WebRTC enhancements. New Features in Firefox 48 The latest version […]

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File sharing on Skype just got easier

Skype has become a popular tool used for communication; whether it’s corporate or personal. People are finding Skype quite easy and handy way to communicate with each other. Skype also lets you share videos, images and documents over the chat. […]

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Men are more addicted to phones than women, says Kaspersky

According to an experiment carried out on behalf of Kaspersky Lab by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham Trent, men find it more difficult to stay away from their phones for a longer period as compared to women. The study […]

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Countries with higher IQ scores have lower software piracy rates, says Study

Based on the information provided by the Business Software Alliance, an analysis found that national IQ score correlates with local software piracy rates. As per the study published by Raufhon Salahodjaev, Shoirahon Odilova, and Antonio R. Andr´es in their research […]

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Net Neutrality wins in the US court

The broadband industry in the United States has been defeated in its lawsuit suing the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) reclassification of Internet Service Providers as common carriers and Net Neutrality regulations. However, in Tuesday’s ruling, the US Court of Appeals for […]

Security Loophole Emerges in Yahoo Recycled Emails

Yahoo to stop support for Messenger; to discontinue Recommends

Yahoo Messenger has been one of the treasured things of my first encounters with the Internet. It was during the 2000’s that I found myself hooked to the Yahoo Messenger and we as a group of friends also had a […]

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Over 8 billion devices are now connected to the Internet

According to a recent IHS Technology’s Connected Device Market Monitor report, there were over 8 billion devices connected to the World Wide Web at the end of 2015. Surprisingly enough, it’s not the PCs or Laptops that are leading these […]

TeamViewer accounts getting hacked

TeamViewer enhances security; rolls out 2 new features

TeamViewer appears to be in the denial mode over the recent controversy that revealed its customers’ accounts were hacked. The service suggested that the issue was related to the recent leak of account information from MySpace and Tumblr. In an […]

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Vivaldi browser launches its new version 1.2 with smarter tab options

Vivaldi, the Chrome-based Google-free web browser has launched its new version 1.2 with smarter tab options, more customization features and mouse gestures. Targeted at the avid internet users, Vivaldi 1.2 is the third upgrade since its launch in April. Vivaldi […]

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Dell unveils Windows 10 Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops at Computex 2016

Computex, the international information technology event is basically focused on computers. While many computer hardware companies revealed their upcoming machines and devices at Computex 2016, Dell has some wonderful Windows 10 machines for students, aspiring entrepreneurs and families at a […]

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Acer unveils a new range of Windows 10 PCs

Acer is all set with its new range of Windows 10 PCs idea for ideal for students, businesses and families. The new portfolio includes Acer Switch V 10, Acer Switch One 10, and the TravelMate P2 Series. Starting with a […]

Microsoft Edge accessibility architecture

New Microsoft Edge accessibility architecture to improve user experience

The Microsoft Edge team constantly works on the new browser from Microsoft to provide better user experience every time. Now, the team has built a new accessibility architecture for Microsoft Edge that will improve user experience. This new Microsoft Edge […]

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Chrome to stop Page Roll Back when you accidentally hit Backspace

While filling any form if we accidentally push the backspace button, the Google Chrome browser instantly navigates to previous page. This default behavior turns the backspace key into an irritant. Fortunately, Chrome has come up with a solution for it. […]

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Skype UWP Preview app filled with bugs but has potential

There’s a new version of Skype out there known as Skype UWP. As the name suggests, this is the universal app version of the popular messenger and voice calling service for Windows 10. It was recently made available through the […]