Chris has been writing about tech related stuff for quite a few years now and says that, ever since he was a child, he was interested by all sorts of gadgets, giving some false hopes to his parents regarding becoming an engineer. Fortunately for out site, he didn't, so we have a writer with a major in psychology that loves his work and, hopefully, some of our readers for appreciating it. Oh, he also considers himself as being a very funny and spontaneous guy, saying he'd love to have a friend exactly like him, but he kinda lacks humbleness (and friends, since he spends so much time on the internet).
So much for being perfect, eh ?
Android malware is on the rise and a recent report indicates that a particular Android malware capable of intercepting SMS messages sent by banks is selling for as high as $15,000.
Apple just filled a patent application for transferring second hand digital merchandise, like MP3s or ebooks from one user to another, a very similar patent to the one for a “"secondary market for digital objects" which has been granted to Amazon in February of 2013.
The latest web browser from Microsoft, IE 10, running on Windows 8 on a Surface Pro tablet was hacked at the Pwn2Own contest, an event sponsored by HP's Zero Day Initiative.
An insider quoted by China Times claims that Apple contracted TSMC to produce the Qualcomm Snapdragon chip using the 28 nanometer process for its new line of cheap iPhones.
Google will cut 10 per cent of Motorola staff all over the world in its latest attempt of reducing costs Wall Street Journal reports. This translates in 1200 job cuts in India, China and the United States.
Specifications of the next HTC Facebook phone codenamed Myst have surfaced on the web indicating that the smartphones will sport a 1.5 GHz dual core MSM8960 processor from Qualcomm, 1 GB of RAM and a non expandable 16 GB of internal memory with 5 megapixels camera at the rear and a 1.6 Megapixels front facing camera, and will be powered by Android JellyBean 4.1.2 OS.
Microsoft has changed its restrictive stance regarding Office 2013 license transfer and has announced that it will allow users to transfer license from one PC to another.
Joe Kennedy, Pandora’s CEO since 2004 has announced that he is preparing his exit despite a relatively strong quarterly results posted by the company for Q4 2012.
A new Java exploit kit is currently available in the black market for only $40 a day, only hours after Oracle and Apple released the security updates for the zero-day vulnerabilities recently discovered.
The European Commission levied a fine on Microsoft Corporation – a whopping $732 million, after the Windows 8 maker failed to adequately implement and comply with the browser ballot order it was handed down back in 2009.