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INFECTED FLIGHT MODELS HOW DISEASES SPREAD

Welcome to the Weekend Round-up. Yesterday, hundreds of hackers turned up at Old Billingsgate, London for the 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Hackathon. After 24 continuous hours of hacking, Infected Flight emerged as the £3,000 winner by tapping into a very relevant issue of infectious disease. Infected Flight is a disease mapper that models...

BUILD AND CODE YOUR OWN COMPUTER

Welcome to Tech this Out. As we approach the weekend, it’s time to kick back and check out the fun side of technology. Want your children to know how to build and program a computer? If you answered yes, check out the Kano. What is Kano?  Kano is a computer...

EDWARD SNOWDEN SAYS GET RID OF DROPBOX, AVOID FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE

Welcome to the Weekend Round-up. Edward Snowden knows a thing or two about online privacy, so when he suggested avoiding services like Google, Facebook and Dropbox at last week’s New Yorker Festival, it’s hard to ignore his advice. Like many of you, I use all three services,...

THE COOLER JUST GOT COOLER

Welcome to Tech this Out. As we approach the weekend, it’s time to kick back and enjoy the funnier side of tech. Sun, the outdoors, and an ice cold drink straight from the cooler are what we all love about summer. How could you possibly make the whole...

LINKEDIN FINDS SUCCESS IN CHINA. HOW DID THEY DO IT?

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Strict government policies and/or failure to change and adapt business models to fit with Chinese culture has kept tech giants like Microsoft, Google, Apple and Facebook out of the lucrative Chinese market for years. Even with a high demand for products like the iPhone and Xbox little progress has been made. LinkedIn launched...

THE LURES OF PIRATED SOFTWARE JUST MIGHT LEAD YOU TO PAY AN EVEN GREATER PRICE

Welcome to What’s Trending in Thailand. Every year governments, businesses and consumers are affected personally and financially by cyber-crimes. According to a Norton report, the global price tag of consumer cyber crime is a whopping USD$ 113Bn. Making the average cost per victim at USD$ 298. Hackers...

J.P. MORGAN SAYS ABOUT 76 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS AFFECTED BY CYBER BREACH

Welcome to the Weekend Round-Up The contact information of more than 76 million former and current customers of JP Morgan Chase were compromised by the malware attack that used the “Zero-Day” code, making it one of the largest cyber breaches against a major financial institution. According to investigations, hackers...

BADUSB – AN UNPATCHABLE MALWARE THAT INFECTS USBS

2 months ago we saw that it’s possible to corrupt any USB device with insidious, undetectable malware. The BadUSB attack was demonstrated at the Black Hat security conference by Karsten Nohl, and according to Nohl, the vulnerability is practically unmatchable. Due to the severity of the security problems and the lack of any easy patch...