Is nothing sacred? First, Twitter got rid of 'faves' and replaced them with 'hearts'. And now, Twitter is experimenting with non-chronological timelines. The non-chronological timeline has only been rolled out to a few users so far, although those treated to the feature aren't particularly happy about it. One tweeted "Hey @twitter...
A year in cybersecurity can seem like an eternity.  But despite the rapid changes, many things remain constant.  Check Point’s top three predicted security threats for 2015 were the rapid growth in unknown malware, in mobile threats, and in critical vulnerabilities in commonly used platforms (Android, iOS and others). These were...
Earlier this week, Apple introduced long-awaited music streaming service, Apple Music, for Android users. The service is up and running on Google Play store, and caters to over 50% market. It was previously exclusive to iOS users only. It is still in beta phase on Android. Two key features, Apple...
One of the biggest networks of spam-sending computers in the world has gone quiet, puzzling experts, internet security firms have said. For years the Necurs botnet has distributed junk mail and malware for many different groups of cyber-thieves. But the amount of malicious traffic emerging from Necurs has now dwindled to...
Google’s Chromium team have released a stable version of Chrome 59 for its Windows, Mac, and Linux desktop users brings with much emphasis on security fixes (over 30 security fixes have been made), and one notable addition is the Material design makeover for the Settings menu. According to reports by NDTV news,...
Yahoo has confirmed that it is preventing some people from accessing their email if they are using ad-blocking software in their browser. Some users in the US reported that Yahoo Mail was displaying a message asking them to disable their ad-blocker before they could access their inbox. Yahoo said it was...
Net entrepreneur Kim Dotcom plans to re-launch the Megaupload web storage system in January 2017. The original Megaupload file-sharing site proved enormously popular and was thought to have about 50 million users a day at its peak. It was shut down in 2012, following accusations by the US that copyright pirates...
A US man who sent more than 27 million spam emails to Facebook users has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Sanford Wallace, nicknamed the "Spam King" and last year pleaded guilty to federal charges including fraud and criminal contempt in connection with using electronic mail. Wallace,...
Mark Zuckerberg who has been taking on personal challenges to learn new things and grow outside his work at Facebook has announced his 2016 challenge. This year, Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO and Founder plans on building an Artificial Intelligence (A.I) to help run his home and also help him with his...
Major technology companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are urging Congress to support a plan for the U.S. government to cede control of the internet’s technical management to the global community, they said in a joint letter dated on Tuesday. The U.S. Commerce Department has primary oversight of the internet’s management,...