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Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016

There are 400 million devices currently running Windows 10

There are 400 million devices currently running Windows 10

At the Microsoft Ignite conference, the company revealed that Windows 10 is now being used on 400 million devices and threat intelligence is now being shared across its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection services.

Rumor: The Steam store is in for a revamp

Rumor: The Steam store is in for a revamp

Valve's online gaming platform, Steam, is apparently due for a revamp soon. More details in the link.

You can now schedule rides with Uber

You can now schedule rides with Uber

Need to be at the airport at 4am next week but haven't booked a taxi? Book an Uber ride instead, as you can now schedule rides on the ride sharing app. Read on to find out more.

Monday, 26 Sep 2016

Google's new Hangout shortcuts allow you to (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease

Google's new Hangout shortcuts allow you to (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease

Google very recently and very quietly added a bunch of ASCII emoticon shortcuts to the latest Hangouts update (v13) for Android and Chrome browser. The emoticons range from /facepalm (-‸ლ) to everyone's favorite /tableflip (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻. View the full list after the jump.

Snapchat's new Spectacles is a pair of shades with a built-in camera

Snapchat's new Spectacles is a pair of shades with a built-in camera

Snapchat has decided it needs a pair of Spectacles to complete the Snapchat experience. The gadget works with the app itself, taking 10-second long videos before sending to your smartphone wirelessly.

Saturday, 24 Sep 2016

Snowden: Don't use Google's new Allo chat app

Snowden: Don't use Google's new Allo chat app

Whistleblower Edward Snowden warns that using Google Allo could jeopardize your privacy, as every message sent is recorded, and can be surrendered to local authorities if they file an official request for it. Find out how serious this is, after the jump!

Friday, 23 Sep 2016

Malaysian pension fund, KWAP, invests in Uber

Malaysian pension fund, KWAP, invests in Uber

Ride-sharing app Uber has received support from the Malaysian pension fund, KWAP, in the form of a US$30 million (approx. RM123 million) investment. Read on to find out more.

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been hacked

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been hacked

If you still have a Yahoo account, you need to change your password, like right this very moment.

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016

Desktop version of Opera now features free VPN

Desktop version of Opera now features free VPN

Opera 40, the latest version of Opera's desktop browser, now comes with a free built-in VPN. Opera started testing the feature in a developer version of the browser earlier this year, but it wasn't until now that it rolled it out officially.

Battle.net will be no more, just before its 20th anniversary

Battle.net will be no more, just before its 20th anniversary

Blizzard has announced that the Battle.net name will be dropped in the coming months, in favor of a name that will feature the Blizzard brand more prominently. It's been a good run, Battle.net.

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