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DuckDuckGo searches have officially surpassed the 10 billion mark

DuckDuckGo, the famous search engine has recently reached to 10 billion searches. That’s a great achievement considering it was launched 8 years ago. The number of searches on DuckDuckGo rapidly increased after 2013. And out of 10 billion searches, the […]

Clear Linux OS now available in Azure Marketplace

Microsoft today announced the much-awaited availability of Clear Linux OS for Intel Architecture in the Azure Marketplace. Clear Linux OS is a free and open source Linux distribution software built from the ground up for cloud and data center environments and built to complement the […]

Windows-Hello devices

Windows Hello now supports multiple secured companion devices

Windows Hello is Microsoft’s latest brainchild for resolving the need for entering a secure password each time you log into Windows 10 machines. The company today announced that Windows Hello now supports more than 100 unique devices across categories like […]

Yahoo to become Altaba; Marissa Mayer to leave the board

While the deal of $4.8 billion between Yahoo and Verizon Communications is still uncertain, Yahoo still has some plans for what remains post deal. Yahoo made an announcement yesterday that six executives would be leaving its board of directors. To […]

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The top 10 email senders who were caught in the Spamtraps

Spamtraps, Email Service Providers love them and spammers hate them! However, Spamtraps can be really useful in controlling the spam emails reaching your inbox. A report by MainSleaze mentions about the Spamtraps set in December 2016 by some of the […]

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Google Brazil domain was hijacked

One of the most visited website addresses in Brazil – Google.com.br was hacked by a lone hacker few days ago.  The individual going by the online handle of “Kuroi’SH’ managed to gain unauthorized access through DNS hijacking. The same person […]

ODG R9 smartglass compared to Microsoft HoloLens: Which is better?

There’s a new holographic glasses in town known as the ODG R9, and it might turn out to be the biggest competitor to the Microsoft HoloLens product. With Magic Leap not living up to expectations, people are looking elsewhere for […]

Intel unveils its 7th-generation Intel Core processors

Taking forward the development in hardware technology, Intel today announced the 7th-Gen upgrade to their lineup of Intel Core processors for 2 in 1 convertibles and laptops. 7th-generation Intel Core processors This new lineup introduces a new media engine that is […]

GeForce NOW

Nvidia GeForce brings GeForce NOW service for Windows PC and Mac

All video game lovers out there, this is fantastic news for you all! GeForce, the ultimate graphic processing units or the GPUs built by Nvidia has brought GeForce NOW. With GeForce NOW, gamers can enjoy the smoothest streaming of hundreds […]

Firefox 52 will come with Fingerprint Font Protection Technology

Firefox 52 will be the last browser update for Windows XP and Windows Vista but apart from that the latest update from Firefox comes with some mention worthy features, especially on the security and the privacy front. The Firefox 52 […]

Methbot ‘BOT farm’ makes $5 million a day through Ad Fraud

Online fraud vigilante firm, WhiteOps, recently discovered ‘Methbot‘ – a new illegal ad campaign that makes around $3-5 million a day by committing fraud with ad operators across the United States. Methbot Bot Farm Controlled by a group of individuals […]

Assassin’s Creed III is now available for free download on UPlay

Continuing their 30th anniversary celebrations, Ubisoft today announced that their popular video game – Assassin’s Creed III – will now be available free of cost under their special ‘Ubi 30’ campaign, which sees a new game go free every month. […]

Power BI is now free for non-profit organisations

Power BI, the interactive tracking software from Microsoft, will now be available free of cost for all non-profit organization users. This has been done to empower multiple NGOs to use software to effectively track and monitor their inflows and outflows. […]

Clip Layer is Microsoft’s new app that lets you share information easily

Sharing information on mobiles devices has increased since the world shifted to smaller, portable devices for communication. Copy paste is one of the most common methods used by people around the world to spread certain information with others. From the […]

The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Amazon

Whether you are looking to purchase a new smartphone or a computer, there is never a better time to do that than Cyber Monday which is on November 28th, 2016. It is that part of that sale when the online […]

Vivaldi browser 1.5 lets you control smart home lighting and more!

The popular Vivaldi browser has a major update coming your way. The version 1.5 of their web browser brings along some unique features; it gives you the power to control the color of smart-home lighting through browsing. Its founder Jon had […]

WhatsApp adds Video Call Support to Windows Mobile, iOS, Android

WhatsApp video calling is now available for Windows mobile, iOS, and Android devices. After being rumored and tested for long, the most anticipated feature of Video Calling is finally launched for its users across the popular platforms. Announcing the latest […]

Google joins net foundation technical steering group

Google joins the .NET Foundation Technical Steering Group

Some of the big names have joined .NET Foundation Technical Steering Group ever since inception. This year in June, Samsung also joined the group to create ARM support in .NET Core. On November 16th, the .NET Foundation announced that Google […]

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Acquisition of Opera by Chinese consortium is now complete

Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner Opera browser co-founder and now founder of the feature-rich Vivaldi browser in a personal interview with us confirmed that the takeover of Opera software by a Chinese consortium consisting of Kunlun Tech, Qihoo 360 Security and […]

How to watch US Presidential Elections and Results 2016 online

The much-awaited quad-yearly event of the US Presidential Elections is coming next week and everyone across the world is waiting with bated breath as to who will be the 46th president of the biggest superpower in the world. Watch US […]

LinkedIn launches Salary, a tool to make better career decisions

LinkedIn recently announced the launch of a new online tool – Salary – that has been designed to help professionals make informed career decisions on the platform. LinkedIn launches Salary Tool The company will make use of its 450 million+ user […]

Chrome starts using Microsoft’s Profile Guided Optimization (PGO)

Recently, Google announced that it was working on a project to make Chrome, its browser a lot faster and reliable on Windows. To realize this objective, the company was testing a feature called Profile-Guided Optimization or PGO, available from Microsoft’s […]