A new website has been launched by NVIDIA called Made to Game. It teases an upcoming project that is said to be a brand new gaming platform. This new platform will be unveiled next week at an event in San Francisco.
For years many people have thought that getting a Mac would be the solution to hackers, viruses, spyware and much more. And for quite a while this was the case as many hackers did not waste their time with OS X. In recent years though Apple has seen a steady increase in Mac sales and pretty much dominates the over $1000 notebook range. Since these computers are priced higher it brings more attention from hackers and other shady parties. The latest report from GFI shows that Apple’s major operating system sits on top of the leaderboard when it comes to security vulnerabilities in 2014.
It looks like the GeForce GTX 970 memory allocation issue is not going to go away for NVIDIA. Owners of the card have put together all of the technical information and have filed a class-action lawsuit in a US Court (District Court for the Northern District of California). The lawsuit is titled, “Andrew Ostrowsky (and others in similar situation) vs. NVIDIA Corporation and GIGABYTE Global Business Corporation”. The lawsuit accuses the defendants of unfair, unlawful, and deceptive business practices, in three separate charges, and misleading advertising, demanding for Jury Trial.
It has almost been 2 weeks since we first reported on the FrozenCPU situation. It had been reported that they were closing their doors and a lot of other gossip came out about the owner of the company. This was big news to many people as FrozenCPU offered one of the largest selections of Watercooling and PC modification parts, especially in the US. After our first report, we followed up with a second, and now we have a final update.
Microsoft is trying another tactic to get Windows XP users to finally upgrade. They will be doubling the support cost for the operating system. Windows XP is 14 years old now and has been followed up by Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8, but many home and business users continue to rely on the software and have not upgraded.
Samsung has just purchased U.S. mobile payments firm LoopPay. In doing so it gives the company a strategy to compete with ApplePay. It looks like a new mobile payments solution from Samsung will be launched on March 1st, during Samsung’s Galaxy S6 smartphone event.
Cyber-security company Kaspersky Labs has just exposed a U.S. spying program. According to Kaspersky the NSA is making hard drive manufactures WD and Seagate embed backdoors straight into the hard drive firmware. This lets the NSA directly access raw data, agnostic of partition method (low-level format), file-system (high-level format), operating system, or even user access-level.
Over the weekend Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab revealed that a multinational group of cybercriminals has stolen as much as $1 billion from as many as 100 financial institutions around the world. Kaspersky Lab is currently working with Interpol, Europol and other authorities to try and uncover more details on what they are calling The Great Bank Robbery.
It has been 5 days since we first reported on FrozenCPU apparently closing their doors. Since then there have been new revelations, rumors and more. Why is this such a big deal? Well FrozenCPU offers the largest selection of PC modification and watercooling parts in the US. From what we’ve seen they have ceased operations without any real explanation to its customers or the community. Currently orders are not being filled and current customers have had to call their credit card companies to get a refund processed.
FrozenCPU has been serving PC Modding and PC Watercooling enthusiasts for 14 years! They offer the worlds largest selection of PC Modification supplies. Well it looks like they have apparently closed their doors. This was brought to light by forum member WebstarXC at Overclock.net who had worked for the company. He has said that physical damage of the warehouse has occurred, all of the staff have been dismissed, and that the company has no plans of re-establishing itself.
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