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ISPs in UK will send warning to illegal downloaders

Finally, after a long years of altercation, UK’s Internet Service Providers and entertainment industry has agreed to combat piracy together, first step will be sending warning “education letters” for users who download illegally. Till date you have felt like that you need to listen to this song now; you have downloaded it and put your headphones on. It seems that ...

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Twitter adds strong password resetting options and login security

Twitter has added a new password resetting method, where users have to verify a code sent to his/her mobile number associated with the account. The atmosphere around the social networking sites after ‘Heartbleed’ is such that everyone fears a loss of users. This might very well be the reason why Twitter has already taken steps that will ensure to a certain ...

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Mozilla updates Firefox to 29.0.1 with bug fixes and new features

Mozilla has updated its Firefox browser to version 29.0.1 that comes with many bug fixes as well as new features such as new customization mode, easy to access menu at the top right corner and most features from the previous major version 29 update. Mozilla updated the browser to version 29 on last month end with significant new design to cope ...

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Netflix hikes monthly charge to $8.99 for new users

Netflix is one of the largest companies in the Internet domain dealing with Videos in the United States of America. The company announced today that they have increased he monthly charges for the new users by $1. This means that from Friday people who join the Netflix community will have to pay a monthly charge of $9 instead of the ...

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Big Techies stand up with FCC’s Net Neutrality rules change

The tech giants like Google, Amazon and Microsoft have signed a letter stating a consent in favor of the change in the set of rules (a.k.a Net Neutrality) proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The tussle has already begun between the Network Providers and the Federal Communications Commission. Just along the side there is another hard fight beaming up between ...

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CISCO announced to invest about $150 million on startups

It is more often than not said that in order to make it to the big scenario, everyone needs a push at the right time. It seems that CISCO is planning to be the wall that will be delivering the push to many startup companies and companies that are presently running on small proportions. Cisco announced to allocate $150 million ...

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Level 3 blames broadband providers for slowing down internet

Internet backbone provider Level 3 accused five US broadband providers and one European service provider for refusing to make upgrades that could speed up Internet. The five US broadband providers and European service provider were reportedly making use of their market base to exploit consumers and extract delivery fees from backbone networks like Level 3, according to a blog post ...

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Covert Redirect is just a security flaw and not as bad as Heartbleed

Covert Redirect, a recently found security flaw is not as bad as Heartbleed vulnerability and it won’t become the next big headache, according to the industry experts and security research firms. Following the Heartbleed bug, Covert Redirect has been discovered in OpenID and OAuth 2.0, where attackers could misuse your credentials from most visited websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google. Many security outlets referred the flaw as next ...

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