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Student Make This Documentary Lets Thief Steal His Phone, Spies On Him For Weeks

Film student Anthony van der Meer had his iPhone stolen and the thought that a stranger had access to all of his personal data really concerned him. What kind of person would steal a phone? Where do these phones end up? These were his biggest questio...
by blogmytuts on Dec 19, 2016

Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway

A smart but also slightly scary project by Russian photographer Egor Tsvetkov. In order to show how easy it is for complete strangers to gather information about you, Egor spent six weeks taking around 100 pictures of subway commuters in St Petersbur...
by BMT on Dec 12, 2016

24-year-old Bahamian Who Hacked Celebrities’ Email Accounts Sex Tapes, Movie Scripts Gets 5 Years in Prison

Alonzo Knowles, a 24-year-old Bahamian man, was convicted by U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in Manhattan on Tuesday.Knowles, who maintained a list of emails and phone numbers of 130 celebrities, pleaded guilty in May to charges of identity th...
by blogmytuts on Dec 8, 2016

New Zealand Passport Robot Insists That This Man's Eyes Are Closed

A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.DJ Richard Lee's trying to renew his passport was blocked after he submitted the picture to an onl...
by blogmytuts on Dec 8, 2016

A Russian YouTube star was sent to prison for years for playing Pokemon Go in church

A Russian YouTube star has been detained for two months and could face up to five years of prison time, reports The Guardian and many other outlets. His crime? Playing Pokémon Go in a church earlier this month. He was arrested under Article 282 of t...
by blogmytuts on Sep 6, 2016

DTI chief says prepaid load shouldn't expire since it's already been paid for

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said in a report over the weekend that there should be no expiry dates on prepaid credits for phone and data services.In a Manila Bulletin report, Lopez said the ser...
by blogmytuts on Sep 5, 2016

Smart, Globe release advisories on Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine telcos Smart and Globe have issued advisories on replacing the Galaxy Note7, the subject of a major global recall by Korean tech giant Samsung.Samsung on Friday, September 2, issued a global recall of their latest b...
by blogmytuts on Sep 5, 2016

PNP Launches the “Text Bato” Hotline and “Itaga Mo Sa Bato” App with Local Telcos

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday, September 5, launched a mobile app that lets subscribers connect directly to an emergency hotline platform, allowing for faster responses to emergencies.The Philippine National P...
by blogmytuts on Sep 5, 2016

What to expect on Apple’s September 7th event

This time around, it'll be held on September 7th and is expected to bring new versions of the iPhone and Apple Watch.It should be an interesting launch. This is technically a generational leap for the iPhone, but it sounds like Apple has taken a diff...
by blogmytuts on Sep 5, 2016

Facebook CEO is “deeply disappointed” by the Internet.org satellite explosion

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad for no apparent reason.But this incident is going to affect Facebook’s Internet.org effort in a significant way as a satellite was also destroyed in the process.While insurance companies are going t...
by BMT on Sep 5, 2016

Apple is paying to tweet with no intent tweeting

Apple joined Twitter back in 2011, but it left its account inactive until yesterday morning. Apple's Twitter account lit up with a new avatar, background photo, and verified status, ahead of the company's iPhone event next week. Apple kept its accoun...
by blogmytuts on Sep 4, 2016

After 5 Years Hacker Who Hacked Official Linux Kernel Website Arrested While Breaking Traffic Rules

Around five years after unknown hackers gained unauthorized access to multiple kernel.org servers used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel, police have arrested police have arrested a South Florida computer programmer.Donald...
by blogmytuts on Sep 3, 2016

Samsung explains how recall works on US Device Galaxy Note 7 as early as next week

It's been less than 24 hours since Samsung announced its worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7, and owners are probably wondering exactly what's next. The major US carriers have already provided information on what they will do for customers (AT...
by BMT on Sep 3, 2016

Alphabet Inc’s Google Project Ara modular phone is reportedly suspended

Earlier this year, the company said it will be releasing a developer phone with interchangeable components in the fourth quarter of 2016 ahead of a consumer version scheduled for 2017. Alas, that might no longer happen.Mountain View is reportedly sus...
by blogmytuts on Sep 2, 2016

Finland ISP set a new world record a whopping 1.9 Gbps Internet Speed over 4G Mobile Connection

Elisa, one of the biggest Finnish Internet Service Providers (ISP), claims to have achieved a new world record for 4G network with 1.9 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) data download speed using Huawei technology.Currently, Sweden and the United Kingdom have...
by BMT on Sep 1, 2016

Dangers of ‘Digital Heroin’

The supposed danger of digital media made headlines over the weekend when psychotherapist Nicholas Kardaras published a story in the New York Post called "It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies." In the op-ed, Karda...
by BMT on Aug 31, 2016

Megaupload founder wants a livestream of his entire hearing

Megaupload creator Kim Dotcom is in the fight of his life as he appeals his possible extradition to the US, and he wants everyone to know it. He's requesting that the Auckland, New Zealand court hearing his case should let him livestream the hearing...
by blogmytuts on Aug 30, 2016

Russia's search giant Yandex is making a self-driving shuttle bus

Internet search giants Google is making self-driving cars, and now Russia's Yandex wants it too.Google’s big competitor in Russia, Yandex, has services to rival its U.S. counterpart’s efforts in search, mobile, and much more.It's partnering with...
by blogmytuts on Aug 29, 2016

White Hat Hacker Discovered A Loophole He Could Have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts

Gurkirat Singh from California recently discovered a loophole in Facebook's password reset mechanism that could have given hackers complete access to the victim's Facebook account, allowing them to view message conversations and payment card details,...
by BMT on Aug 28, 2016

FBI Lost Control on Megaupload Domains, someone 'Hijacked' it to Host cams and dating ads

Megaupload was once a famous and highly popular site for pirate and copyright contents that agency seized from Kim Dotcom almost five years ago. When Kim Dotcom was arrested in 2012, his assets seized along with his website, MegaUpload.org, all of th...
by blogmytuts on Aug 28, 2016


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