Google launches ‘project shield’ against ddos attacks

Google Launches ‘Project Shield’ Against DDoS Attacks

To protect important websites from the threat of DDoS attacks, Google recently launched a new initiative. Called Project Shield, the service aims to assist news, human rights, or election-content websites from a Distributed Denial of Service attack. A DDoS attack is one of the most common methods of attack, and is used frequently by hacker…

5 things you didn’t know about the matrix trilogy

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Matrix Trilogy

15 years after The Matrix was released, the movie still boasts a cult following. While the first movie contained an epic sci-fi storyline, the next two in the series redefined the action genre. The insane amount of special effects in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions had the Wachowski brothers fearing the films would never…

Windows phone update 3 is finally official

Windows Phone Update 3 is Finally Official

Windows Phone’s long-awaited update is now finally official. Previously called General Distribution Release 3, it has been renamed to ‘Update 3’, and should start rolling out to users in a few weeks. Support for HD displays, Quad-core Processors, and More With Windows Phone 8 Update 3, there’s finally support for bigger devices on the platform….

Microsoft pays $100,000 bounty for security exploit discovery

Microsoft pays $100,000 Bounty for Security Exploit Discovery

Microsoft has doled out a $100,000 bounty for pointing out security exploits and flaws in its Windows 8.1 operating system. The cash is going to James Forshaw, head of vulnerability research at Context Information Security in UK. James Forshaw Receives $100,000 Forshaw identified a new ‘exploitation technique’ in a preview version of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows…

Sms and mms integration in upcoming hangouts update

SMS and MMS Integration in Upcoming Hangouts Update

Google’s popular IM application – Hangouts – will soon integrate SMS and MMS onto itself in an upcoming release. Leaked Images Suggest SMS integration Leaked images, courtesy Android Police, show configuration settings in Hangouts version 1.3, allowing users to toggle SMS/MMS integration on and off. On receiving text messages, users will see a ‘via SMS’…

Jellybean now on almost 50% of android devices

Jellybean Now on Almost 50% of Android Devices

As we get closer to Android 4.4 KitKat’s release, fresh data from Google indicates that the problem of fragmentation on Android may be reducing in magnitude. Jellybean is apparently running on almost half of all Android devices right now. Jellybean Dominating According to Google, which maintains statistics and data of all Android devices that connect…