Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Support for IE 8, 9 and 10

On January 12th, Microsoft ended support for all older versions of Internet Explorer. A final patch was released to deliver the last few bug fixes. This came along with an ‘End of Life’ notification encouraging users to upgrade to IE 11 or Microsoft Edge. For the uninitiated, Microsoft Edge is the company’s successor to Internet Explorer. It has been built for Windows 10.

End of Support means that these versions of internet explorer will not receive security updates and you will ...

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Hackers Behind the Ukrainian Blackout – Are Industrialized Nations Vulnerable to Such Cyberattacks?

It looks like hackers have been exploring new avenues. While we thought hacking was limited to devices like the computer, phones and tablets, hackers ingeniously attacked electrical substations killing electricity to almost 700,000 homes in Ukraine.

On December 23rd Ukraine’s Ivano-Frankivsk region saw the first blackout of its kind. The blackout was created by hackers who used malware to disconnect the substations leading to an outage. Researchers from the security firm iSIGHT Partners informed that they have obtained samples of ...

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DuckDuckGo and Google – A Close Comparison

Thanks to search engines, sitting in the comfort of your home, without budging much, you can access the huge world of information. Search engines have rendered encyclopedias obsolete and dictionaries can gather dust as the internet brings to us any information that we need. Google is undoubtedly one of the most used search engines. Many devices have Google as the default search engine. In fact Google search is the most common way to look for information. DuckDuckGo is a search ...

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Tensorflow – Google Brain Open Sourced

Artificial intelligence takes the highway to technological advancements as Google makes TensorFlow open source. TensorFlow was used by Google in many of the features and Google products. Some examples are Google Photos which return results to you by recognizing a place or objects in a photograph. Google’s voice recognition app and Google translate are other products that use TensorFlow.

How does it Work?

TensorFlow is an advanced version of DistBelief which was created by Google in 2011. DisBelief used machine learning to ...

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Electricity Gets a New High as Power Paper Revolutionizes Energy Storage

If you are prone to paper cuts then you should steer clear of the revolutionary power paper – The first of its kind to store energy. Swedish researchers at Linkoping University, Sweden have developed the power paper with the help of nano-cellulose and conductive polymer.

The power paper is created of simple materials and can be recharged within seconds. It is waterproof and does not involve any dangerous chemicals or heavy metals. It looks just like paper and feels a ...

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VTech Hacking Probe Leads to Arrest of Man in UK

Hong Kong based toy maker, VTech had regretfully announced last month that its Learning Lodge app store database was breached. The cyber attack led to the exposure of data belonging to approximately 11.6 million people. 6.4 million of these were minors. There were more questions than answers related to the attack and VTech’s security was questioned by the millions of people whose accounts were compromised.

UK police said they arrested a 21 year old man who could be linked to ...

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Top 5 Free Microsoft Office Alternatives

Microsoft Office was released in the late 90’s and since then it has been ruling the market for years. However, there are many different alternatives to Microsoft Office which are free of cost as compared to the costly Microsoft Office. You can see some of those options here.

 

Open Office

It is created by Apache and is completely free to use. All Open Office applications are provided as an open source, so it is named as Open Office. It lets you ...

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Motorola Moto G- For Great Comfort Feel

Having pace with world of advancement, you can afford the comfortability of devices. Today, tech companies are competing to present the best device, so that user can have the best experience of satisfaction. Motorola has always amazed its users with their outstanding featured devices likewise, from water-resistant mobile phones to slim and smooth-touched tablets. Motorola Moto G (G3) smartphones are enriched with jaw dropping features.

Design

The Motorola Moto G is built with best affordable features offering a great camera and a ...

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Asus Zenfone 2- Paced with Beauty and Strength

Asus, surprised the mobile industry with its first-ever smartphone, to offer so much of memory (4GB). They develop pretty good smartphones to have better user experience at economical cost. While developing and designing, the company is also concerned about the style and looks to be most anticipated smartphones of 2015. Zenfone 2 is featured with high-end specialties and a big screen that is sure to get noticed. It will let you move with the pace of style. It maintains the ...

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iPad Pro – Massively Brilliant

We have all been advancing into a world of sleek and slim devices which are comfortable to use and can be easily carried anywhere. Competing for slimness has led us to see phones and tablets that could hardly be imagined a century ago. Apple has always astounded its fans with some of the best devices which are not only great to work but are a treat for the eye. iPad Pro is the latest Apple device which is being talked ...

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