If you are a Bitcoin holder you might have noticed that the value of Bitcoin went up sharply on Monday. This is because the first regulated Bitcoin exchanged opened in the United States, which is available for residents in 24 states. Launched by Coinbase and called Coinbase Exchange the new service is designed to bring increased stability to the bitcoin ecosystem.
At Microsoft Windows 10 event the company went over how universal apps would have the the same or a very similar experience across all devices. Office was part of that conversation, and Microsoft just that their next installment of Desktop applications will arrive before the end of 2015.
If you happen to be one of the 700 million people that use Facebook-owned WhatsApp on your mobile device and you also have a desktop or notebook, you might be delighted that the company has finally released a web-based client.
The Pirate Bay, arguably the most popular torrent website in the world was taken offline back in early December following a major raid by Swedish police. The site is technically back up with a homepage showing a countdown that will end on February 1st. This is when we suspect the site to be fully functional and working again.
Well this is quite the change for Microsoft. They have decided to offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade for existing users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. This offer will only be available for the first year following the release of Windows 10.
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 of $1.24 billion, operating loss of $330 million and net loss of $364 million, or $0.47 per share. Non-GAAP(1) operating income was $36 million, non-GAAP(1) net income of $2 million and breakeven non-GAAP(1) earnings per share.
It looks like we have another gaming-related hack. Hackers have posted a list containing 1800 usernames, passwords and e-mail addresses belonging to Minecraft players. While this is a very small number of the total number of Minecraft players the users listed run the risk of having their accounts broke into by anyone that has access to the list, which has been made public on Pastebin.
It has been confirmed that a 32-year old man has died after playing 72 hours of non-stop games at an internet cafe Taiwan without taking a single break during his long gaming session. The man known as Hsieh was found motionless in he chair according to a report by the Taipei Times. The incident happened last week, but the press only caught wind of the story on Friday. Many gamers who were around Hsieh in the internet cafe thought he was just sleeping after his massive gaming binge, but one of the employees of the internet cafe noticed that he was not breathing. Once Hsieh was taken to the hospital he was pronounced dead.
Blizzard has decided to give something back to its long-time users. According to posts on both MMO Champion and Battle.net forums 10-year veterans of the game are receiving a pretty neat orc statue.
Google has launched their domain name service officially in the US. This brings Google yet into another market. Their domain service has a lot of features and extras which might make it quite competitive to big name domain providers like GoDaddy.
Jan 29, 2015 0