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Hot Hacker Targets in 2016: Fantasy Sports, Professional Services

As 2016 approaches, it’s time to get the crystal ball out and predict next year’s cybersecurity trends. Here are some predictions from security pros TechNewsWorld interviewed. Fantasy Sports Sites Will Be Hacked Fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel in 2015 caught the attention of states’ attorneys general, who wanted to treat the outfits as gambling enterprises. In 2016, the ... Read More »

Pegboard Nerds ‘Emoji’ Video Explores Intersection Between Humans And Emojis For A Good Cause

The new video from electronic music duo Pegboard Nerds for its song “Emoji” features a creative low-tech take on the intersection between humans and emojis in everyday life. The video was directed by Partick Jean, whose short film Pixels inspired the Adam Sandler feature film of the same name. The Pegboard Nerds are one of the most respected and innovative artists ... Read More »

Facebook At Work All Set To Take On LinkedIn With 2016 Launch

More productivity and collaboration than meme passing and candy crushing, Facebook for Work will finally arrive in early 2016. It contains all of the familiar elements found on Facebook proper — from profiles and group pages to timelines and follow features. But Facebook at Work was not built to support games, although some people will surely find workarounds to play, ... Read More »

Googles.com, The Children’s Website Not Associated With Google, Is Looking For Help

Did you know that “Googles.com” is not owned and operated by Google or Alphabet? In fact, the domain was apparently established in July 1997—two months before Google.com. This has proven troublesome over the years as the search engine homepage has only continued to grow while the children’s website at “Googles.com” languished. It looks like they’re trying to make another go ... Read More »

Netflix Beats Out Traditional Cable Broadcasters To Rack Up Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Age of Television might also be the beginning of the slow decline of traditional cable and network programming — at least that’s what this year’s 2015 Golden Globe nominations seem to indicate. The streaming service garnered eight nominations, with the cable networks HBO and Starz following at a close second with seven nominations each. Out of Netflix’s three ... Read More »

Sprint dispute could result in loss of affordable Internet for low income people

Sprint plans on shutting down an outdated cellular network next week. But two nonprofits are fighting Sprint in court, saying that the shutdown will cut off Internet access to low-income individuals, the elderly, and the disabled. The nonprofits, Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen, use Sprint’s old “WiMAX” network to provide high speed wireless Internet to schools and other organizations that ... Read More »

Old-Line Industries Get an Internet Boost

As China’s Communist Party leaders meet this week to approve an economic blueprint for the next five years, they are likely to make “Internet Plus” a national priority. To understand Internet Plus, take a look at Jiangsu Xicheng Steel. The once enormously profitable steelmaker has slashed its workforce to 2,500 from 8,000 as China’s economic slowdown and a glut of ... Read More »

Quick tips on finding the care value in India

When searching for the home security for the used cars, people can seekthe help of professionals or can depend on the internet. Both the ways are lucrative in nature. Professionals are having ample knowledge in this field while the internet is offering the best possible options to do the same. Based on your budget if you are planning to buy the ... Read More »

Facebook’s Internet.org: New Name, Same Problems

Facebook announced on Thursday that it is renaming its controversial Internet.org initiative to Free Basics, and announced some other changes that would come with the name change. Facebook also announced a number of updates to the service, at least some of which aim to address the issues raised by people worldwide. The name is being changed to “better distinguish the ... Read More »

EU Open to Digital Competition, Says Oettinger

A top European Union official on a tour that includes visits to US technology giants said the EU bloc is open to all players, brushing aside references to “digital protectionism.” “Our rules on a European level are relevant for everybody, for European producers and players, for Asian players, and for American players as well,” Guenther Oettinger, the EU commissioner for ... Read More »