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Glossary of Terms in Artificial Intelligence

There is much disagreement among scholars and experts about the future of Artificial Intelligence. While some are thrilled at the prospects of self learning computers and robots, others, like Stephen Hawkings, have reservations about it. According to Stephen Hawkings, the […]

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What is Decentralized Internet?

The Internet we know, has governments and corporations involved in providing for data transfers. Servers for routing, DNS and other things are handled by government organizations and Internet Service Providers. Thus, they are able to track what you are doing […]

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McAfee Free Antivirus for Windows PC

If you are looking for a free antivirus program for your Windows PC, then you may want to check out the newly released McAfee Free Antivirus.  McAfee Free Antivirus comes as an early version of what looks like a really […]

Data over Sound – Alternative Data Transfer Methods

There are three mainstream data transfer methods as of now: the radio waves; copper/fiber conductor; and Bluetooth. The latter has a very small range and is too slow for data transmission and hence can be dismissed. The fiber conductors too […]

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5 facts about Cloud Computing affairs you should know

Cloud computing needs no introduction. From email to hybrid clouds, everything comes under the ambit of cloud computing. We’ll not get into the definition of cloud computing and its types in this post. I will be pointing to some articles […]

How to secure Dropbox Account in a few steps

Dropbox is one of the many cloud services that let you store your data online. Almost all free online storage provides – including Amazon, Google, OneDrive and Dropbox – seem to focus more on your photos and encourage you to […]

Microsoft Identity Manager

Microsoft Identity Manager: Features, Pricing, Download

Microsoft made an announcement in one of their blog posts that Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) has been commercially released. If you are hearing Microsoft Identity Manager for the first time, it is an exclusive identity management product designed to work […]

Facebook Security Checkup lets you secure your account

Facebook contains too much data about you and yours. Users share information related to their biography, occupation, date of birth, phone numbers, etc in their profiles. This info, if hacked and passed into wrong hands, can lead to identity theft. […]

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How does Microsoft make money from Android

Many of us often wonder how Microsoft makes money from Android OS. The revenue probabilities point towards the products that Microsoft creates for Androids. But then, aren’t they freemium goods? I mean, Word for Android or Office for Android and […]

Use Google Privacy Settings Wizard to harden your settings

There are many speculations regarding the privacy policies of the search giant. To counter these, Google has released a Google Privacy Settings Wizard that will help you assess your current settings and allows you to make changes wherever possible. Google […]