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SplashData Releases List of Worst Passwords of 2014

SplashData has released its list of the 25 most common passwords of 2014. The list is also known as the annual worst passwords list. They are ranked from 1 to 25 but they are all terrible passwords to use. Using any one of them will give your account a good chance of getting broken into. Read more... January 21, 2015

Google Loses Some Search Marketshare

Google lost some of its search marketshare while Yahoo made gains. The unusual loss for Google in search comes from Mozilla's decision to make Yahoo the default in the latest version of its Firefox browser. The image above shows a Yahoo search result page for actress Jennifer Lawrence. Read more... January 8, 2015

Google Unveils New Watch Faces for Android Wear

Android Wear is the smart watch operating system from Google. It currently powers six watches, including ASUS ZenWatch, the LG G Watch, the LG G Watch R, the Moto 360, the Samsung Gear Live, and the Sony SmartWatch 3. The digital smart watch technology allows for the creation of any type of face. Read more... December 10, 2014




Major Sony Hack Exposes Corporate Data and Films

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been hit hard by a major hack. There are rumors linking the cyberattack to a North Korean group as retaliation for The Interview but nothing has been confirmed. What is clear is that the hack was a major breach for Sony Pictures with passwords, emails, salary information, internal memos and other data exposed. Copies of some current films were also captured during the hack. Read more... December 5, 2014

Google Introduces New CAPTCHA Test

Google has introduced a new type of CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart) test to see if users are humans or bots. Google's previous test, called reCAPTCHA, can be annoying because the letters and numbers can be difficult for humans to read. Often people have to reload the CAPTCHA box numerous times until they can identify the letter or numbers. This can get very frustrating. Read more... December 4, 2014

Google Uses Camels to Capture Arabian Desert on Street View

Crossing the Arabian desert is not something most of us will ever do. However, you can now see it on Google Maps. The new Google Maps feature lets users explore the Liwa Desert. Read more... October 11, 2014

HP to Split Into Two Companies in 2015

HP has announced plans to split itself into two separate companies in 2015. The two companies will be named Hewlett-Packard Enterprises and HP Inc. The company expects the split will be completed by November 2015, over a year from now. Read more... October 6, 2014

Google Launches Domain Name Service

Google is entering the domain name business with a new service, Google Domains. Some of the features offered with the service include domain forwarding, branded emails, customizable sub-domains and website building through third-party providers. Read more... July 7, 2014

Man Fakes a Murder Scene for Google Street View

A man created a fake murder scene for Google Street View. BBC News reports that the staged murder scene was created on Edinburgh street by the owner a mechanic's garage. The man pretended to be dead on the street while his colleague stood over him with a pix axe handle as if he had just murdered him. Read more... June 4, 2014

Giphy, a GIF Search Engine, Raises $2.4 Million in Financing

Giphy, a search engine for GIFs, has raised $2.4 million in a Series A round of funding. Giphy doesn't say how much they raised in a blog post, but TechCrunch says it was $2.4 million. Read more... June 2, 2014




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