Make being online fun again: Purge ‘Friends’ from social media

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We have finally hit that stage where it is universally acknowledged (like an axiom almost) that social media has become a nasty place. In other words, it is bad. Many believe that social media is bad for the privacy and well-being of the society. Other believe that social media has transformed into something that sinks …

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Iranian hackers bypass Gmail and Yahoo Mail 2FA protections

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This past Thursday, researchers revealed that hackers had launched a massive phishing campaign. The campaign targeted journalists, activists and United States government officials. Hackers who launched the campaign made notable use of a technique which enabled them to bypass all the two-factor authentication protective features that services such as Yahoo Mail and Gmail offered to …

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Gmail vs Outlook: 9 Reasons why Outlook is better than Gmail

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Gmail or Outlook? The common question you have when deciding you need an online email account. Make the wrong decision and you are stuck with it forever. Gmail has effectively ruled the competitive land of email services that are web-based. Not only that, it has done that for years. However, slowly but surely, other email …

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Tech tax for Silicon Valley giants from UK imminent

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London is not thinking twice about imposing a tax on the likes of Amazon, Google and others to come forward and share the burden of the new tax it is poised to impose on Silicon Valley. The top financial official in Britain has made the decision of including a new tax called Tech Tax that …

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Best Google Alternatives: The Final Effort (Updated)

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Click here for the first part of this post. Click here for the second part of this post. Today we’re going to kick things off with best note-taking apps. Unfortunately, here too we find that Google has pretty much wrapped up things. Of course, this is not a guide on how to submit to Google …

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The Complete Get-Rid-Of-Google Services And App Guide (Updated)

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In 1996, two Stanford students decided to develop a sort of computer algorithm for their thesis project. That algorithm formed the basis of the search engine that we all call Google. Of course, officially speaking, Google has actually transformed into Alphabet. Alphabet, and not Google, is amongst the biggest international conglomerates that are listed on …

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The Exascale Computing Race: How US May Catch Up To China

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Both China and the United States are vying to become the first country in the history of the world to create that elusive exascale computer machine. A machine which would lead both these countries (and any other country that ends up having such a powerful machine) to very important and perhaps even critical advances in …

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The Internet Services That Want To Use Your Data For Public Good

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All internet giants that offer their services for free (and otherwise) actually depend on their users for their data. Without the data, these internet giants simply would not survive. That is why it is a high time that these internet giants and their users come together and form a new relationship in order to deliver …

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