Videogame giant Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that it lost several Battle. net members' account information after hacker/s gained unauthorized and illegal access into their internal network.
Hacker/s slipped away with Battlet. net users' email addresses, mobile & dial-in authenticators, as well as scrambled passwords. Battlet. net's North America-based servers, which hosts accounts from North America, Latin America, New Zealand, Australia and Southeast Asia, were the most affected servers in the attack.
The Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library built to enable universal access to all knowledge, has confirmed that it has added BitTorrent links to more than a million files.
The addition of BitTorrent links to the online library's files means that users can download files from multiple Archive. org servers at once. They can also download the files from everyone who have already downloaded the files.
Auto giant Ford on Tuesday announced that its 2013 C-Max Hybrid crossover received the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency's rating of 47 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway.
The impressive rating allowed the 2013 C-Max Hybrid to easily outshine Toyota's Prius V on fuel economy. The Prius V could receive Environmental Protection Agency's rating of only 44 miles per gallon.
Ford also confirmed that the C-Max Energi - the plug-in version of the C-Max Hybrid - would become available for purchase this fall in a total of nineteen metro markets of sixteen U. S. states.
Monsoon brings with it rain and it also brings with it hair fall, itchy scalp, frizzy sticky hair that make your lustrous locks unmanageable. Well, here are some homemade remedies that would help you to keep your hair as health as ever and avoid hair fall, dandruff or any such hair problems.
The Twitter followers of 'NASA Mohawk Guy', who is also known as Bobak Ferdowsi, rocketed from just 200 to more than 20,000 overnight while NASA was busy in the accomplishing the incredible task of landing its Curiosity rover on Mars.
Ferdowsi, a 32-year-old NASA flight director, went viral on micro-blogging site Twitter after he appeared in a live feed from the mission control room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) from Pasadena, California.
Unknown hacker/s recently bypassed Apple's cyber security and hacked technology journalist Mat Honan's iCloud account, showing that Apple users are as vulnerable to hacking attacks as users of Windows platform.
Hacker/s wiped out almost every thing from Honan's Internet-connected devices, and locked him out of various online accounts. The journalist lost almost all data from his iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air.
They also took over the journalist's Twitter account as well as the Twitter account of his employer Gizmodo.
According to researchers, when it comes to prescribing drugs to bring down cholesterol, it should be done more widely as this will decrease the rate of heart attacks and strokes even in low-risk patients.
As compared to people who did not take statins, in low-risk patients it was seen that statins had reduced the risk of cardiovascular deaths by about 15 per cent and this was seen in an analysis of 27 studies by University of Sydney researchers.
On Friday, Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications - the fifth-ranking US cellphone company - said that it had commenced the sales of the $459-priced Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G handset and its related services. Even though the new Samsung handset costs nearly $200 more than an equivalent 4G handset sans TV reception, it does not require the users to pay any recurring TV fee.
During the course of his keynote speech at the 2012 QuakeCon, John Carmack - co-founder and technical director of id Software - said that id Software studio had decided to close down its mobile gaming operations so as to ensure that it remained focused on the Doom 4 development.
Taiwan-based handset maker HTC has issued warning that it expected its third-quarter revenue and profit to suffer considerable declines year-over-year.
On Friday, HTC forecast that its third-quarter revenue would be somewhere between NT$70 billion (US$2.3 billion) and NT$80 billion, down by between 41 per cent and 48 per cent year-over-year.
Quarter-over-quarter, revenue was forecast to suffer a decline of NT$91 billion. For the past three quarter, the company, which once enjoyed rapid revenue growth, reported sagging profits.