Parity Media acquires Techie News

Parity Media acquires Techie News

Parity Media, in its first ever takeover, has acquired Techie News – a Google News approved website.

VMware releases vSphere Replication 5.5, but warns users not to install it

VMware releases vSphere Replication 5.5, but warns users not to install it

VMware’s latest version of its flagship product is marred with issues that will break replication and will require users to re-install VR 5.1 and redo replications from scratch.

Apple iPhone 5S TouchID broken

Apple iPhone 5S TouchID broken

The much hyped and probably one of the USP of the iPhone 5S has been allegedly broken using already known methods.

Microsoft reworks Windows XP market share targets as EOL date approaches

Microsoft reworks Windows XP market share targets as EOL date approaches

The decade year operating system is breathing its last, but it seems that users are still clinging on to one of the most popular operating systems ever built by Microsoft.

Flawed Microsoft Office update demands payment from Office 2010 Starter Edition users

Flawed Microsoft Office update demands payment from Office 2010 Starter Edition users

Microsoft’s recent Patch Tuesday has already wreaked havoc among Windows users and a recent acknowledgement from the company indicates that Office users are also suffering.

Reflective, persistent XSS discovered on Microsoft Bing maps

Reflective, persistent XSS discovered on Microsoft Bing maps

A security researcher, Bhavesh Naik, has discovered cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on Bing maps and from the looks of it the vulnerability is both reflective as well as persistent.

Developer confirms Canonical Ubuntu Touch launch date

Developer confirms Canonical Ubuntu Touch launch date

Canonical has been tight lipped about the public launch of its Ubuntu Touch operating system, but a developer has inadvertently revealed that magic date – October 17.

Apache Foundation accepts Storm under its Incubator program

Apache Foundation accepts Storm under its Incubator program

Storm aims to fill the biggest hole in data processing ecosystem – lack of Hadoop for real time data processing

MEGA crowned winner at ANZIA for privacy

MEGA crowned winner at ANZIA for privacy

Kim Dotcom’s claims of MEGA being a privacy company have been echoed as the company has recently been announced as a winner at ANZIA under privacy category.

Raspberry Pi officially supports Wayland

Raspberry Pi officially supports Wayland

Eben Upton, during a keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen, demonstrated Weston running native Wayland apps on the Raspberry Pi.

Indian public cloud computing market to cross $400 million mark in 2013

Indian public cloud computing market to cross $400 million mark in 2013

Growth of cloud computing in India is catching up with its western counterparts with major increase expected in SaaS and IaaS segments.

Smartphones can be used to detect viruses, nanoparticles

Smartphones can be used to detect viruses, nanoparticles

Researchers create portable attachment that sticks onto a smartphone giving scientists the ability to detect sub-wavelength objects.

Microsoft providing free Windows Azure training to researchers

Microsoft providing free Windows Azure training to researchers

The free training classes have already begun from September 16 at the University of Washington, Seattle and has been co-hosted with the university’s eScience Institute.

Report: Samsung, LG hurrying to put swipe-type fingerprint recognition technology on smartphones

Report: Samsung, LG hurrying to put swipe-type fingerprint recognition technology on smartphones

Following the footsteps of Apple, both LG and Samsung are working to incorporate fingerprint recognition technology in their smartphones.

Linux 3.12 merge window closes with release of Linux 3.12-rc1

Linux 3.12 merge window closes with release of Linux 3.12-rc1

The kernel guru has announced the first release candidate of the Linux 3.12 on the first day of LinuxCon in New Orlenans.

Researchers devise new low-level method of hacking CPUs

Researchers devise new low-level method of hacking CPUs

Hacking has taken to low-level hardware hacking and the new methods aren’t detectable with currently available technology.

Baidu launches Chromecast clone, rival ‘Shadow Stick’

Baidu launches Chromecast clone, rival ‘Shadow Stick’

Baidu has jumped the HDMI TV dongle bandwagon and has released a Chromecast clone with almost the same feature set.

Outlook.com IMAP issues surface

Outlook.com IMAP issues surface

Users started reporting issues with IMAP support on Outlook.com almost immediately after it was announced officially last week.

Swiss Train Clock dropped from Apple iOS 7

Swiss Train Clock dropped from Apple iOS 7

Apple has dropped the Swiss Railway clock from its new iOS 7 operating system – the clock face it had adopted in iOS 6.

Bye bye medicines, welcome bacterium

Bye bye medicines, welcome bacterium

Latest research takes another shot at the possibility of having that perfect vaccines / drug that can treat virtually any ailment.

PayPal opts for policy revamp to better support crowdfunding

PayPal opts for policy revamp to better support crowdfunding

After a series of troublesome crowdfunding campaigns, PayPal has heeded to the fact that its policies are not apt for such projects and that a revamp is in order.

FreeBSD 9.2-rc4 released, final release expected by September end

FreeBSD 9.2-rc4 released, final release expected by September end

FreeBSD 9.2 final was supposed to be released at the end of August, but we have got another rc while being nearly halfway through September

India granted ‘authorizing nation’ status under common criteria for IT product testing

India granted ‘authorizing nation’ status under common criteria for IT product testing

Having established itself as an outsourcing giant, India now has an opportunity to carve out a niche for itself in product testing and global assurance regime.

Microsoft Outlook.com now supports IMAP, OAuth

Microsoft Outlook.com now supports IMAP, OAuth

The long awaited feature is finally available on Outlook.com alongside the OAuth feature globally.

Amazon lets users modify EC2 Reserved Instances (RIs)

Amazon lets users modify EC2 Reserved Instances (RIs)

Once believed to be a rather tight option, Amazon Web Services Reserved Instances (RIs) can now be modified to get the most out of them.

IETF floats draft PRISM-proof security considerations

IETF floats draft PRISM-proof security considerations

The new draft proposes to make the Internet a better place where unwarranted government snooping on communications is forbidden.

Official Apple iPhone 5C cases have a massive design flaw

Official Apple iPhone 5C cases have a massive design flaw

The flaw would have led Steve Jobs fire a whole bunch of people involved with the design of the latest iPhone if he were alive.

iPhone 5S rival alert: Samsung to join 64-bit smartphones bandwagon

iPhone 5S rival alert: Samsung to join 64-bit smartphones bandwagon

As always Samsung is going to imitate its US counterpart and will release smartphones powered by 64-bit processors – no matter how dumb an idea that is!

Linux 3.12 kernel codenamed ‘Suicidal Squirrel’

Linux 3.12 kernel codenamed ‘Suicidal Squirrel’

After an SSD crash it seems that Torvalds is back on track with the Linux 3.12 commit and it shouldn’t be long before Linux 3.12-rc1 is released.

IBM to invest heavily in x86 server products

IBM to invest heavily in x86 server products

To target verticals such as cloud computing, analytics, and social media computing IBM is looking to invest over US $1 billion over the course of next three years.