Apparently Apple has high hopes in its new product – Apple Watch, which is also the beginning that it exploits a new area. It makes strategic sense that Apple Watch will become the core strategy of “post-iPhone era”, and a magic weapon which keeps great profits in the gradually saturated market. Seen from the product form, Apple Watch is defined as iPhone’s best partner, but on the flip side of the coin, iPhone could be Apple Watch biggest weakness.
October 1st morning, Microsoft released a technical preview version of Win10 in San Francisco, introducing some new features of Windows10. Now Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft’s operating system business wrote a article about the officially announcing of Win10, with the release of Win10, Microsoft also will enter a new stage. The following is the article: Continue reading
NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX Technologies to jointly develop “space taxi” for astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
The value of contracts signed by NASA, Boeing and SpaceX is about $ 6.8 billion, the two companies will received contract revenue of about $ 4.2 billion and $ 2.6 billion. NASA said that before manned flight, the aircraft of two companies must pass safety test. After flight certification, each company will bear 2 to 6 times the transportation task that manned flight to the International Space Station. Continue reading
The size of the theft at Home Depot trails only that of the heist of data from 90 million TJX Cos. customers, which was disclosed in 2007. Target’s breach compromised 40 million credit and debit cards. Continue reading
Approximately 4.93 million Gmail user passwords were posted to a Russian bitcoin forum. However, a Google spokesperson told TNW that, Google user’s information security is their top priority, and there is no indication that the system is compromised. It is reported that most of the leaked accounts are of English, Spanish and Russian. Although this is bad news, but the good news is that, after further examination, Gmail account password disclosure does not seem a large-scale event. Continue reading
Recently, Khronos team released the latest version of OpenGL 4.5 standard specification, the new features include: Direct State Access, simplification of objects like textures, shader programs,properties settings and queries, easier porting from DX11 to OpenGL, etc. The new version brings the most advanced features into the industry’s most advanced 3D graphics API while maintaining backwards compatibility, so that the program can use the new feature gradually. Continue reading
According to a PC World report, the issues concern the following updates released this month:
System crashes, fonts that don’t render properly, and security flaws are all problems that could arise with the troubled updates if installed. In its security bulletin, the company explains:
“The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to the system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid login credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit these vulnerabilities.”
A list of the Windows operating systems that could be affected include:
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008
- Windown 8, Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012
- Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
For more details, go to http://smallbiztrends.com/2014/08/uninstalling-windows-updates-crash.html
Chromebooks is a main product launched by Google, although currently its market share is not high, but as a competitor, Microsoft does not think so. Recently, we see several new models of notebook products on the Microsoft store, which the price is similar with currently Chromebooks. Continue reading
Knowledge about TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.C
TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.C is a destructive security infection, which has the capabilities to trigger a variety of damaging behaviors on the computer that it infects, usually individual using Windows operating system (OS). It is popularly considered as one form of hack tool operated by cyber criminals who attempt to make chaos on affected computer and benefit from victims. Most commonly, individual TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.C infection can often be lurked into a targeted machine secretly by making use of various poisoning SEO technologies. To be specific, the malicious payload of TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.C virus is believed to diffuse via exploit kits such as BlackHole, which have the abilities to surreptitiously drop and install the malware on compromised machine. Continue reading
PCKeeper, as its name indicates, is a piece of application that serves to ward off infections and optimize PC performance. As what has been introduced on some downloading sites, PCKeeper “is a bundle of 15 must-have tools and human assistance services”. Yet, it doesn’t win much from PC users, some would say that PCKeeper promises much and ends up doing so little; what’s worse, it triggers pop-up ads. Such ads have been largely on some reputable web sites including YouTube.