Monthly Archive:: February 2014

360 million newly stolen credentials on black market

A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets, though it is unsure where they came from or what they can

MapmyIndia online maps get new features, visual overhaul

MapmyIndia on Tuesday announced a complete revamp of its free maps portal, maps.mapmyindia.com. According to the mapping and location services company, the portal now features richer map data and connected/interactive features such as real-time traffic updates, nearby

Facebook shuts down @facebook.com email service

Facebook, after unsuccessfully trying to get its users on its own email system, has thrown in the towel. The social networking giant told AFP by email that it was giving up on email “because most people haven’t

WhatsApp reportedly rejected Google’s $10 billion buyout offer

While the news that social-networking giant Facebook recently snapped off a deal to pick up WhatsApp for $19 billion has been the talk of the tech world, recent reports claim that WhatsApp had rejected an offer by

For WhatsApp, keeping things simple is both a draw and a handicap

In recent years, a bevy of messaging apps has fought for global domination, with many boasting a lucrative combination of communications features, online shopping and games. But this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent a staggering $19