Software Developer of Tor Flies to Berlin Running from FBI

In their attempt to hunt down criminals FBI has been ardently looking to hack Tor; a browser which helps you hide your exact location. They tried to approach Isis Agora Lovecruft and sought her help in testifying a criminal hacking investigation and expected her to appear in court.

Fearing the federal agents would compel her to weaken Tor – exposing hundreds of innocent Tor users open to spying and hacking. So when the agents from FBI advanced her and her family ...

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CTIA Reports Addiction of Americans to Their Smartphones and Increase in Data Usage

The research data released by CTIA:The Wireless Association, clearly stated how addicted people getting to their smartphones. The data consumed by us is shockingly high.

Americans communally used 9.65 trillion megabytes of data between 2014 and 2015 which was more than double the data consumed by the smartphone users in last year which was 4.06 trillion megabytes.

Today we are using 25 times more data compared to what we used in 2010 and the usage continues to grow everyday. One of ...

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Google Assistant and Google Allo Announced

Google Now Is Getting Upgraded and Google Aims At Making It Even Better

At the annual Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, Google announced some very exciting developments which have increased our hopes from the Internet giant. One of the announcements that makes the future look more promising is Google Assistant. It is a somewhat upgraded version of Google Now which means that you can ask questions to Google Assistant and it will return answers and you can ask ...

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Google Daydream – The Internet Giant Steps Up the VR Game

Google I/O 2016 has been engulfing us in a storm of announcements and expectations from the internet giant. Just when the world began to get bored dabbling with smartphones and everything it had to offer, Google announced its far-reaching Daydream VR initiative. With this latest Google initiative in the much anticipated universe of VR, things in the mobile world may change very quickly.

Better graphical representation, higher resolution and an advanced set of sensors may soon be the need of the ...

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Sunrise to be Integrated with Microsoft Outlook

On Wednesday, Microsoft declared to shut down the popular app Sunrise which they bought for $100 million in 2015. For the Sunrise lovers; the app will be seen till the 31st August, 2016. As an alternative the company promises to roll out the features of Sunrise into Outlook.

Sunrise was designed by previous Foursquare engineers and soon had a huge fan following for its flawless integration with different online services, even information and social network sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and ...

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Is Amazon’s Video Direct a Challenge to the Video Whoppers- YouTube or Vimeo?

Amazon is all set to take on YouTube, Netflix, Vimeo and other online video platforms. The retail company launched its online video services where users can upload videos and be paid royalties as well. The viewers can watch the videos for free, buy or rent the content with advertisements. The Prime members of Amazon can benefit an ad free version with additional benefits. The company offers access to proficient television shows and movies through Prime Video.

For now the videos can ...

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YouTube Unplugged – YouTube Aims to Cut the Cord by 2017

YouTube is working on YouTube Unplugged which, if everything goes as planned, should be launched by 2017 and will cost you around $35 per month. This will give you live TV without having to pay for a cable connection. While this sounds easy enough for the audience, the legwork required by Google to accomplish this task seems to be tougher than they anticipated. YouTube is trying to get the major players like ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox to sign on ...

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Opera: Free Out of Box VPN service

On April 20, 2016 Opera became the first browser to include a free and unlimited Virtual Private Network (VPN). You no longer have to download or pay for VPN subscriptions in order to protect your privacy while browsing on public Wi-Fi or access any blocked websites.

For now Opera has added the native ad blocker but a free and unlimited VPN client will soon be integrated in your browser.

VPN’s are normally used either to avoid geo-blocking or for privacy purposes. ...

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Over 100 Google Apps Affected By a Trojan

Android.Spy.277.origin is the name given to a Trojan that was recently added to the virus database of Russian Security firm Doctor Web. It is a Trojan that collects or put more aptly ‘steals’ information from users and delivers advertisements. The Trojan is being distributed through counterfeit versions of popular Android apps. The 104 apps that have the Trojan are available for download through the Google App Store.

These apps that contain the Trojan claim to offer services like photo-editing, wallpapers ...

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Undermining Encryption: A Threat to Your Privacy

Government interference on the encryption of online communication poses a threat to human rights all over the world, Amnesty International warned in one of its briefings published about our very own tech giants Apple challenging the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in court about an order to provide software to bypass iPhone encryption.

According to Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Global Issues “Encryption is a basic prerequisite for privacy and free speech in the digital age. Banning ...

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