If you’re keen on using words such as freedom, liberty or democracy for your domain name, then you had better go back to the drawing board because China has successfully managed to ban 12,000 words it finds politically offensive from use around the world. (more…)
Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was in a state of shock when he learned that his Twitter account was hacked and it appeared that the superstar was following porn sites. However, little damage seemed to have been done to the veteran actor, who immediately “unfollowed” all the sites. (more…)
Fans of the Call Of Duty gaming franchise now have even more to cheer about, as the Black Ops 3 beta featuring multiplayer mode is currently available for PCs and Xbox One consoles throughout the world. The first-person shooter multiplayer beta recently went live for users of Sony’s PS4 consoles.
Watching live streams of people playing video games has proved to be one of the unexpected hits of the internet age, with more than 100 million people tuning into it every month through the platform Twitch. Now, two entrepreneurs are attempting to capitalize on this trend with a site dedicated to the live-streaming of an even more improbable spectator sport: coding. (more…)
AFFECTED telecommunications service subscribers, in their thousands, yesterday besieged their network service centres across the country over the ban placed on their Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) cards.
As at yesterday, about 10.7 million telephones lines, especially on the mobile networks have been barred both partially and in full.
Google uses a secret web tool called foo.bar to recruit new employees based on what they search for online. Specific searches relating to coding and software development prompt Google to ask the user if they are “up for a challenge” in a system which recently landed a college graduate a job at the company. (more…)
The company’s website says the issue applies mostly to phones sold between September 2014, when they were released for sale, and January 2015. Apple said these phones may have a defective component in the camera and will take fuzzy pictures. (more…)
EA Sports Fifa will be available for download for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets from 22 September, reports claim.
According to Electronics Arts (EA), the next-gen FIFA game will offer a console-like experience and will feature newer animation and realistic modes for smartphone and tablet users.