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New Long-Range Wi-Fi Standard Offers Double Range to Home Devices

It is a common problem: Home Wireless Router’s reach is terrible that the WiFi network even does not extend past the front door of the room. My house also has all kinds of Wi-Fi dead zones, but can we fix it? The answer is: YES. The problem will improve with …

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Build Iron Man’s JARVIS like Artificially Intelligent Assistant

What’s the coolest part of the Iron Man movies? The hyper-intelligent Artificial Intelligence that helps Tony Stark by doing data analysis, charging his armor, presenting information at crucial times and doing other business operations. That’s right — we are talking about J.A.R.V.I.S., Iron Man’s personal assistant.   We all dream …

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Google ‘Android N’ Will Not Use Oracle’s Java APIs

Google appears to be no longer using Java application programming interfaces (APIs) from Oracle in future versions of its Android mobile operating system, and switching to an open source alternative instead. Google will be making use of OpenJDK – an open source version of Oracle’s Java Development Kit (JDK) – …

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North Korea’s Red Star OS (Looks Like Mac OS X) Spies on its Own People

North Korea has its own homegrown computer operating system that looks remarkably just like Apple’s OS X, which not only prevents potential foreign hacking attempts but also provides extensive surveillance capabilities. Two German researchers have just conducted an in-depth analysis of the secretive state’s operating system and found that the …

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Employee Stole ‘Yandex Search Engine’ Source Code, Tried to Sell it for Just $29K

A former employee of Russian search engine Yandex allegedly stole the source code and key algorithms for its search engine site and then attempted to sell them on the black market to fund his own startup. Russian publication Kommersant reports that Dmitry Korobov downloaded a type of software nicknamed “Arcadia” …

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Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

Some of Bitcoin’s Core developers have left the Bitcoin project and started building their separate cryptocurrency called DECRED. Decred aims to prevent the issues Bitcoin is currently facing regarding project governance and development funding. CEO of ‘Company 0‘, Mr. Jacob Yocom-Piatt, who has funded Bitcoin development since early 2013, said the …

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How to Crash Your Friends’ WhatsApp Just By Sending Crazy Smileys

What would require crashing the wildly popular WhatsApp messaging application? Nearly 4000 Smileys. Yes, you can crash your friends’ WhatsApp, both WhatsApp Web and mobile application, by sending them not any specially crafted messages, but just Smileys. Indrajeet Bhuyan, an independent researcher, has reported The Hacker News a new bug in …

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Oracle Ordered to Publicly Admit Misleading Java Security Updates

Security issues have long tantalized over 850 Million users that have Oracle’s Java software installed on their computers. The worst thing is that the software was not fully updated or secure for years, exposing millions of PCs to attack. And for this reason, Oracle is now paying the price.Oracle has …

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How to Turn Any Non-Touch Screen PC Into a Touch Screen

Want to buy a touch-screen laptop but couldn’t afford it? But what if I told you that you can turn your existing non-touch-screen laptop into a Touch Screen laptop? Yes, it’s possible. You can now convert your laptop or PC into a touch screen with the help of a new …

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Shocking! Instagram HACKED! Researcher hacked into Instagram Server and Admin Panel

Ever wonder how to hack Instagram or how to hack a facebook account? Well, someone just did it!But, remember, even responsibly reporting a security vulnerability could end up in taking legal actions against you. An independent security researcher claims he was threatened by Facebook after he responsibly revealed a series …

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