Just a few days after announcing that it was filing for bankruptcy, solid-state storage manufacturer OCZ has confirmed that it will be selling its assets to Toshiba for $35 million. According to the release, Toshiba will be acquiring "OCZ's client and enterprise solid state drive business" and that the sale is expected to close "within approximately 60 days." Toshiba will also be providing OCZ with the funding it needs to buy up NAND and support "existing and future customers" during the transitional period.
Although enthusiasm for ‘crypto-currency’ bitcoin is expanding, it is not going to save people’s privacy from US NSA spy agency data mining. A truly anonymous online currency is needed, Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation told RT.
Just as bitcoin soared above $1,200 mark, almost matching current gold prices, some 1500 proponents of the digital currency gathered in London to discuss the problems of the ‘crypto-money’ and how it could change the world.
My first computer came with a 13-inch CRT monitor. It was enormous, heavy, and flickered -- probably the reason I wear glasses today. When flat-screen LCD monitors started becoming affordable, I bought one post haste. However, It was only this year that I achieved a 1080p display; the awesome 27-inch AOC e2752She. While I thought I was on the cutting-edge of technology, apparently, I am not.
November was the first full month of availability for both Windows 8.1 and OS X 10.9. After the initial surge in October, Windows 8.1 increased its usage share of the Web by fifty percent. OS X 10.9, however, almost tripled its share—bringing Apple's operating system within spitting distance of Microsoft's.
In the browser space, the launch of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 (as an automatic update, no less) has seen that browser more than double its share in a month.
Vodafone Iceland has been hacked and 77,000 customer records spaffed across the internet.
The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service ruv.is reports that the hack became apparent on Saturday. By Sunday Vodafone Iceland had 'fessed up to the incident but denied other reports that personal details including bank account numbers and passwords had been revealed to the world.