How To Activate Microsoft Windows 10

Ever since its launch on July 29, users of Microsoft Corporation’s Windows 10 have been flocking to Microsoft Forums and Reddit complaining of issues without the activation mechanism. Users were met with a variety of errors, including the famed Error ‘0xC004C003’, which usually occurs after a clean installation of Windows. Before continuing to debug the […]

messaging app Wickr: Used by drug dealers in Queensland

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Wickr says it does not store users’ messages or metadata. Queensland drug dealers are using an encrypted messaging app to set up meetings and subvert authorities, as ads for drugs are posted on online classifieds sites. Advertisements for people selling and seeking illicit drugs and prescription medication have been on online marketplaces, however sellers are […]

PowerGrid to raise Rs 3,000 crore via bond issue before March

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State-run PowerGrid Corporation would raise Rs 3,000 crore through private placement of bonds before the end of March. The issue would be launched in the last week of February. The proceeds would be used for transmission projects. The company has established inter-regional power transfer capacity of 23,500 Mw and would achieve 28,000 Mw by the […]

Low-key style, technical chops helped Sundar Pichai become new Google CEO

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A low-key style and an unusually firm handle on diplomacy propelled new Google chief executive Sundar Pichai to the top of the search engine giant, former colleagues said, cementing his successes such as creating the Chrome browser. As part of a major overhaul of its operating structure, Google said on Monday it was creating a […]

OnePlus One Open Sales, every Tuesday

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OnePlus has been shipping for half a year, and nowadays yhey are bumping into lots of people using it when out and about. They describe their experience as an incredibly exciting one , but always strive to do better. Although one plus has an active and supportive fan base, a lot of people have showed […]

Microsoft Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense, An Astoundingly Bad Idea!

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Contrary to some of the more lurid commentaries out there, Wi-Fi Sense isn’t utter doom, death, and destruction. But it’s close. Wi‑Fi Sense connects you to Wi‑Fi networks around you. It can do these things for you to get you Internet access: Automatically connect you to open Wi‑Fi networks it knows about by crowdsourcing networks […]

Are you better off keeping Verizon contract plan?

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Verizon is doing the unthinkable: Starting Thursday, the nation’s largest wireless company will eliminate two-year service contracts, along with the practice of offering discounted phones for $100 or $200. Although this has already been an option with major phone carriers, Verizon joins T-Mobile in dropping contracts and discounted phones entirely for new customers. Under the […]

Facebook’s Laughable Data Shows ‘LOL’ Isn’t Funny Anymore

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‘LOL’ is DOA! ‘Haha,’ emojis are the most popular ways to laugh online. Facebook last week released a report analyzing how its users convey laughter. The four most commonly used online laughs. According to Facebook’s data are: “haha,” an emoji, a variation of “hehe,” followed by the classic “lol.” “Haha” was far and away the […]

GAMESCOM 2015: Microsoft doesn’t intend to compete with ‘steam’

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Despite the fact that Microsoft is making a concerted effort with Xbox and Windows 10 to establish its own gaming platform in the PC space, it doesn’t wish to compete with Steam. “We are not intending to compete with Steam,” Microsoft senior director for PC gaming Kevin Unangst told PC Gamer at Gamescom. “If anything, we want […]

Microsoft ships lightweight Windows 10 for the Internet-of-things

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In a major shift for for the Wintel franchise Microsoft has candidly released a version of the iconic Windows software that runs on an ARM processor that isn’t made for a smartphone, hoping to embrace the embedded devices market.  Windows 10 IoT Core, first announced in February and publicly released on Monday, is made to run on Raspberry […]