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Facebook Announces Graph Search, Lets You Search Complex Connections

Facebook held a media event today at their headquarters in Menlo Park, CA for the press to come and see “what [they’re] building.” There, they announced a new feature they call Graph Search which will start rolling out soon. The feature will let users search for queries such as “friends of my friends in Switzerland …

Valve Releases Original Half-Life for OS X and Linux

The original Half-Life game from Valve that changed first-person games and video games in general drastically in many ways has been ported to Linux and Mac. The game originally released in 1998, before either of these operating systems were good gaming platforms. But Valve is very well known for keeping its old games alive. Although …

250,000 Twitter Accounts Compromised

The official Twitter Blog has reported that approximately 250,000 user account information may have been hacked into. Bob Lord writes on the blog: “This week, we detected unusual access patterns that led to us identifying unauthorized access attempts to Twitter user data. We discovered one live attack and were able to shut it down in …

Hackers Attack Apple Through Java Exploit; Apple Releases Update to Remove Java Applet

According to Reuters and the The Verge, some hackers managed to infect “a small number” of Apple’s computers through some Java vulnerability. According to Reuters, “there was no evidence that any data left Apple.” User info was not compromised. An update was released a few hours ago that is meant to uninstall the Java applet …

Google Releases Video to Show What Glass Feels Like

Google has been going through Glass prototypes like crazy. They have been designing and redesigning the in-development product Glass on the hardware and UI level. They had released a video last year to show what the early prototype UI looked like. Back then, it was Terminator-style augmented reality that placed UI elements in your field …

Sony Announces PlayStation 4, Doesn't Show Hardware

On Wednesday, Sony announced the fourth-generation PlayStation console. The previous generation, PlayStation 3, was released in 2006. The PS4 is scheduled to launch this year – 7 years after the previous generation. Here’s a summary of what was announced. There was no set release date or price point announced. We also did not get to …

Windows XP Users, Kicked Off The Web after Antivirus Update

This is a guest post by Taylor Miller. Computer malwares and viruses may be something that you can’t avoid. It’s like being sick because you’re human and all you can do is prevent attacks beforehand even before it comes to you. That’s how antiviruses should work right? However, computer users were rattled when the supposedly …