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Malicious Wi-Fi Chips Found in Chinese Appliances

Is your new toaster giving you malware? Probably not- but this is what’s being reported in Russia after malware-spreading Wi-Fi microchips were discovered inside common household appliances from China. The insidious chips have apparently been popping up in small appliances throughout Russia, using an embedded Wi-Fi chip to infect computers around them with malware. Any Full Article

PayPal to start speeding up deliveries from China through new deal

Traditionally deliveries from China take longer than standard and often render a number of problems. PayPal has taken notice of this, and has embarked on a new deal with ...Full Article

T-Mobile Offers Free Facebook Connection to Prepaid Users

Facebook is absolutely everywhere these days, with well over 1 billion active users taking advantage of the social media site, and with the rise of internet-enabled mobile devices, it’s ...Full Article

Wi-Fi Passport Goes Live in Indonesia

A new service rolled out by Google in Jakarta, Indonesia is aimed at providing affordable Wi-Fi internet to Android users. The service- called Wi-Fi Passport- will allow users to ...Full Article

US mobile traffic doubles in 2013

Mobile internet traffic in the US has just about doubled, according to a new report. Over the course of the past year, US consumers used an average of 1.2 ...Full Article

Google’s Hometown Wi-Fi Failing

In 2006, with a fair deal of excitement, Google launched a scheme which would bring citywide free Wi-Fi internet to its hometown of Mountain View, California. Seven years after ...Full Article

China may Replace Wi-Fi with Li-Fi

Scientists in China have successfully developed a method of connectivity known as Li-Fi, which allows data to be transferred via light, rather than the traditional radio frequencies. The new ...Full Article

São Paulo Wi-Fi Scheme Cheaper than Expected

The city of São Paulo, Brazil is currently in the process of tendering a system of Wi-Fi hotspots coordinated in strategic locations. The good news for city officials is ...Full Article

ThePirateBay changes domains after .sx seizure

Regular Pirate Bay users were shocked to discover that the infamous website seemed to have vanished off the internet, without any explanation. It was only when torrent news-focused website ...Full Article

New website, haveibeenpwned.com, lets you check if you’ve been hacked

Over the past year an alarming number of companies have been hit by hackers – including prominent ones, like Adobe. With this in mind, an Australian software developer has ...Full Article