Tencent buys Clash of Clans

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The Finnish software house Supercell, a leader in mobile computing, is now the property of the Chinese Tencent.

After weeks of rumors, the acquisition of Supercell by Tencent’s official. Chinese gaming giant has announced that it has reached an agreement with the Japanese telco SoftBank, which previously held a majority stake in the Finnish software house. Continue reading “Tencent buys Clash of Clans”

Hack the Pentagon, bug hunt with a reward for the US Department of Defense

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The Department of Defense expands Hack the Pentagon program that allows the public to find and report bugs and vulnerabilities behind a monetary reward

The Department of Defense United States of America has decided to expand the program Hack the Pentagon, which provides for public participation in a “bug hunt” with a monetary reward for those who identify and report any vulnerabilities of information systems DoD. Continue reading “Hack the Pentagon, bug hunt with a reward for the US Department of Defense”

Funker W6.0 Pro 2, the new midrange Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum support

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Funker W6.0 enriches the offer of 10 Windows Mobile smartphone with support for Continuum mode. A mid-range product, based on the Snapdragon processor 617.

The selection of terminals based on Windows Mobile operating system 10 grows with the arrival of W6.0 Pro 2, marketed by Spanish Funker who recently it entered at the official website. It is a device Windows 10 Mobile worthy of mention because it enriches the offer Continue reading “Funker W6.0 Pro 2, the new midrange Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum support”

GitHub, violated account credentials retrieved from other services

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June 14, GitHub has undergone numerous intrusion attempts by an attacker in possession of e-mail and password combinations retrieved from the violation of other online services

On June 14 someone in possession of a list of e-mail addresses and passwords obtained from the impairment of various online services has made a massive number of attempts to login to the service GitHub. The security administrator have checked the log of access attempts, by identifying how the attacker was able to gain access to a number of accounts. Continue reading “GitHub, violated account credentials retrieved from other services”

Bluetooth 5 Official: faster, ready for the IoT and arriving at the end of 2016

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The Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) officially presents Bluetooth 5, the new wireless interface standard that promises doubled speed performance, with no negative impact on consumption. The beneficiaries will be the field of the Internet of Things, more and more rich in ‘smart’ interconnected devices. Continue reading “Bluetooth 5 Official: faster, ready for the IoT and arriving at the end of 2016”

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML and ZE550ML receives the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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ASUS has started to send the update to Android 6.0 for the two marshmallow Zenfone 2 more distinctive, with Intel processors and 4GB of RAM

After Zenfone 2¬†Laser and Zenfone Max, Asus started the upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow process even on ZE551ML and ZE550ML models of Zenfone 2¬†family . The update is performed via OTA (over-the-air), and then directly from the smartphone and incrementally than the software already installed. The download weighs approximately 1,1GB, with the update that introduces new features such as Doze, Now on Tap, and a newpermit system. Continue reading “ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML and ZE550ML receives the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow”