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WiMax and LTE-Advanced: Mobile Broadband on the Horizon

WiMax and LTE-Advanced: Mobile Broadband on the Horizon

Guest post by James Helliwell. Would you like an Internet connection that’s always on, whether you’re at home or on the go? It’s already here in many cities across the US, thanks to WiMax. The US Department of Agriculture recently awarded over $504 million in stimulus funds to 40 companies who are planning to broadband to rural areas using WiMax. […]

     
 
 

On the Brink of 4G Seamless Technology

On the Brink of 4G Seamless Technology

Guest post by James Helliwell. As the drive for greater access speeds keeps increasing, technology is struggling to keep pace with this order. The newest proposed method is 4G which has a bright future, with a promised delivery rate of 100 Mb per second when used with highly mobile devices, and as much as 1000 Mb for stationary receivers. This […]

     
 
 

Google Earth Engine – An Endeavour for Environment Protection

Google Search Engine is a free service that presents a variety of functionality. Google Earth Engine is the giant search engine’s philanthropic arm; it is a platform that provides assistance to collect and analyze environmental data.  Google has introduced a strong innovative mapping tool at the Cancun-Mexico climate talks, to monitor the ever elevating weather changes in the global environment. […]

     
 
 

Beware! Black Friday SEO Scam Hits Google

Beware! Black Friday SEO Scam Hits Google

There is a full fledged Blackhat SEO scam/attack being unleashed on Google search, specially targeted at Black Friday related searches. As reported by Panda Security Labs, Blackhat SEO campaigns work by tricking search engines into displaying malicious search results. Amongst several options available under their disposal, the most common way employed by Blackhat criminals, is to generate thousands of related […]

     
 
 

IE9 Found with Specific Optimization to Suit Benchmarks

While conducting tests of different browsers using SunSpider Benchmark, the engineers at Mozilla found a rather queer bug. IE9 was specifically altered to load an optimized result while running a benchmarking tool. Mozilla’s engineer Rob Sayre reported his findings with Microsoft in Microsoft Connect. The basic problem is that IE browser, while running the JavaScript code, should perform an optimization […]

     
 
 

Naked Body Scans Leaked Online

This had to happen sooner than later. Gizmodo has uncovered several naked TSA scanner images which were improperly retained by U.S. marshals from the security checkpoint scanners. These machines were from a courthouse in Florida and show lower-res pictures than those produced by the Transportation Security Administration’s newer machines. The outcry over the improper scanning and frisking policies of the […]

     
 
 

Kinect Hack Shows off 3D Webcam

Kinect Hack Shows off 3D Webcam

Not even a fortnight since Microsoft’s Project Natal aka Kinect launch, hackers & developers have managed to break the Kinect code and forge an open source driver. Now, the real experimentation have begun. The latest concept being demoed on YouTube, comes from Oliver Kreylos has developed a C++ implementation of Kinect that allows for 3D reconstruction of a room using […]

     
 
 

Asia Beats America and Europe in Internet Speed

The latest report from Royal Pingdom on the real-world connection speeds throw some interesting stats about the net speed across the world. The report examines the real-world connection speeds for people in the top 50 countries on the Internet, i.e. the countries with the most Internet users. This list of countries ranges from China at number 1 with 420 million […]

     
 
 

STD Test? Just Pee on Your Mobile Phone!

The definition of the word ‘SmartPhone’ is fast changing. Mobile Phones are getting smarter by the day. How smart you ask? The phones will soon be able to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases like herpes, chlamydia and gonorrhoea! According to The Guardian, People who suspect been infected will be able to put urine or saliva on to a computer chip about […]

     
 
 

Firesheep Lets you Hijack Twitter, Facebook Accounts! Scary!

Session Hijacking is nothing new and has been around for a long long time now. But the way in which Firesheep, a brand new Firefox extension makes use of the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites like Twitter & Facebook in order to demonstrate session hijacking for n00bs is scary and as well as mind-blowing at the same time. Firesheep […]