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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...

YOU CAN PLAY TETRIS ON THIS STEAMPUNK BRACELET

Welcome to Tech this Out. Next time you have a craving, play Tetris. Tetris first arrived on our screens 30 years ago as a fun game to kill some time, today it can help cure your cravings. A recent study by psychology researchers shows that playing a three-minute game...

PUTTING MOBILE FIRST IN MANUFACTURING

How mobile tech is driving the next industrial revolution The pace of growth in mobile technology over the last 10 years has been staggering. And today its impact can be seen across every major industry. Many companies have already embraced this revolution and adopted a ‘mobile first’...

THE FIRST FOUR-SEATER, SOLAR-POWERED VEHICLE

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Meet Stella, the world’s first 4-seater solar powered family car Solar powered cars have traditionally been built solely for racing but Stella aims to change all that. As well as winning the Michelin Cruiser Class at the 2013 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Stella...

WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND ROUND-UP – WEB ATTACKS BUILD ON SHELLSHOCK BUG

Welcome to the Weekend Round-Up Last week, millions of servers were compromised by Shellshock, with reports suggesting up to 500 million machines that could be vulnerable to the bug. The Shellshock bug was first discovered in a tool known as Bash, which is widely used by Unix operating system...