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CES 2014 Booth Babes

Article by Shaun An Last week we attended Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014). As always, this is the biggest electronics show of the year and if you never been there, it is quiet an experience. It is so big, that you probably need the full 4 days to visit every booth. I was there only […]


3 Ways to Use an Old PC

Article by Pierre Zarokian If you’ve just bought a new PC, you might wonder what must be done with the old one, which is in all probability, gathering dust in a corner of your home. If you’re thinking that it’s time to send it to the recycling heap, think again. Here are 3 ways of […]


How to Cool Down an Overheated Laptop

Article by Pierre Zarokian Heat is not good for any computer. The hotter it gets, the greater danger of malfunctions and crashes or even permanently damaging your hardware. Although laptops don’t emit as much heat as a desktop does, the truth is that laptops are less ventilated than desktops. With that said, it’s important to […]


How to Install Any Version of Windows From any Disk That You Can Find

Article by Pierre Zarokian One of the common problems that Windows users face is not possessing a Windows Recovery Disc, thanks to manufacturers not distributing them out anymore. Worse still is the fact that new PCs don’t optical drives either. But there’s a solution: it involves procuring a Windows ISO files as well as Ei.cfg […]




5 Ways to Increase your Download Speed

Article by Shaun An Are you experiencing slow download speeds? Considering the latest developments in technology, that is required these days to enjoy the entertainment that the internet has to offer, almost all of us, would have faced this problem at some point or the other. So, here are some ways by which you can […]


How Does Blackberry Email Work?

A Blackberry is a convenient tool that allows you to communicate with others on the go. Because of this, Blackberry phones are great for businessmen, students, or anybody else who is always out and about. Using your Blackberry, you can place calls, send and receive SMS messages, and send and receive emails. But, how does […]


Hiring Dos and Don’ts

Written by: Allied Time Summary: Hiring a new employee can be a source of pride for your business, but you need to make sure that employee is equipped to do his job on day one. A new employee can be a great source of pride for a young business owner. New employees represent expansion. It’s […]


3 Places to Find Cheap (Or Free) Games

While PC gaming might not be as expensive as others like big game hunting or yacht racing, there’s no doubt that purchasing a console along with a few video games apart from a few peripherals can burn a hole in your pocket. However, there’s one way by which you can save money: by avoiding the […]


What You Need to Know About Photos Containing Malware

There are a number of ways by which cybercriminals can use images to infect an unsuspecting user’s computer. While in some cases, they just play tricks for you to do something stupid, there are times when the .jpg file will contain malicious code too. That said, here are a few ways by which an image […]


Software for an Internet Café

Every Internet café needs to have a good suite of applications if it wants to consistently draw new customers in. Written by: SweepsCoach The backbone of a good Internet café is its connection speeds, but the part that keeps customers coming back is the access to great software. Software on the back end can even […]


Employee Time Card Tips

Written by: Allied Time An employee’s time card binds all of his hours to those punches. It’s a simple way for HR to keep track of what an employee does, and when he does those things. Businesses may even have salaried employees clock in and out to monitor the hours spent working on site. Having […]




Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices

By Danilo Masoni MILAN (Reuters) – Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices. Regulators in several European nations including Italy began a joint inquiry last year after Google consolidated its 60... [Read more]


Ex-Autonomy CFO seeks to block HP settlement over bad merger

A former top executive at Autonomy Corp is seeking to block Hewlett-Packard Co's settlement of three shareholder lawsuits over its troubled purchase of the British software company, saying HP officials are wrongly absolved of a $8.8 billion writedown. In a court filing on Monday, a former Autonomy chief financial officer, Sushovan Hussain, said the “collusive and unfair” settlement,... [Read more]


Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies

By Jim Finkle NEW YORK (Reuters) – Edward Snowden, a former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of major U.S. surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance programs around the globe.  Snowden, who addressed conference attendees on Saturday via video link from Moscow, said he intends... [Read more]


U.S. judge OKs warrant for Google user’s emails, stoking debate

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy. U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein said Friday he had authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc... [Read more]


With 1 million comments, U.S. net neutrality debate nears first marker

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. companies, consumer advocates and citizens submitted more than 1 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission, drawing contentious divisions on the issue of net neutrality as the first deadline to comment Technology Newsproached Friday. The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept.... [Read more]