Nearly Half of India’s Internet Population Hit by Cyber-Attacks

The Digital India initiative by our government is an ambitious move, to say the least. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi envisions a country in which a number of crucial sectors of our economy embrace the Internet to foster growth, expansion, and accessibility. Of the many things the government is working on, one is connecting rural areas with high-speed Internet networks. This has the potential to significantly ramp up our efforts…

November 21, 2015
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Sony Confirms That Your PS4 Can Play PS2 Games

Earlier we reported of the possibility of playing PlayStation 1 (PS1) and PlayStation 2 (PS2) games on the PlayStation 4 (PS4). Sony has now confirmed this will be possible. Well, at least in the case of PS2 games. “We are working on utilising PS2 emulation technology to bring PS2 games forward to the current generation,” a Sony representative told Wired via email. “We have nothing further to comment at this…

November 21, 2015
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Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals Include Discounts on FIFA 16 and Need for Speed

Microsoft’s Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals sale has gone live on the Xbox website and on the Xbox Store for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. As we reported earlier, Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals sale is initially open to Xbox Live Gold members only. From Tuesday it will be opened to all Xbox One and Xbox 360 users. Some Xbox One deals include the The Telltale Games Collection which…

November 21, 2015
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US Tech Group Rejects Post-Paris Call for Encryption ‘Backdoors’

A leading US-based technology industry group on Thursday, in its first statement since last week’s Paris attacks, rejected calls to give US law enforcement authorities backdoor keys to let them circumvent encryption technology for cellphones. Weakening encryption to help the government monitor electronic communications in the name of national security “simply does not make sense,” the Information Technology Industry Council said in a statement released to Reuters. “After a horrific…

November 21, 2015
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Over 100 Million iPhone Handsets in Use in the United States

More than 100 million iPhone handsets are in use in the United States, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports. The firm added that nearly two-third of iPhone users in the country use iPhone 6 and newer models. The achievement comes four years after the company announced that it has sold its 100th million iPhone unit. The research firm said that according to its estimation 101 million iPhone models are currently used…

November 21, 2015
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Google Glass Helps Cardiologists Open Blocked Heart Artery

In a world’s first, a group of cardiologists has successfully used the eye-wearable device Google Glass to guide the opening up of a chronically blocked right coronary artery in the cardiac cath lab. Cardiologists from the Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland’s capital city, successfully restored blood flow in the occluded right coronary artery of a 49-year-old male patient assisted by Google Glass with an optical head-mounted display. The display of…

November 21, 2015
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PS3-Exclusive Beyond Two Souls Available Digitally on PS4 From November 26

God of War 3, the Uncharted trilogy, and The Last of Us aren’t the only games from Sony that have received spruced up re-releases on the PlayStation 4 (PS4). At Tokyo Game Show the Japanese publisher let it slip that cult classic PS Vita game Gravity Rush was being remastered as well. Now, the latest in the list is Beyond Two Souls from French studio Quantic Dream which will be…

November 21, 2015
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Google Said to Be Planning 2016 China Launch of Google Play

Google, part of Alphabet Inc, aims to launch the China version of its Google Play smartphone app store next year, according to people familiar with the matter, its first major foray in the market since ending localised product support in 2010. The Google Play app store would be set up specifically for China, and not connected to overseas versions of Google Play, two of the people said. They said Google…

November 21, 2015
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