6 Mar 2015

Two indicted for stealing 1 billion email addresses in historic breach

Author: KerryBurdine | Filed under: News

Two Vietnamese men have been indicted, with one pleading guilty, for hacking into eight U.S. email service providers and stealing 1 billion email addresses and other confidential information, resulting in what’s believed to be the largest data breach in U.S.

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Two indicted for stealing 1 billion email addresses in historic breach

AMD’s Mantle 1.0 is indeed dead , but like a Jedi, it looks to have risen in the form of the Kronos Group’s new open standard, cross-platform  Vulkan API (but without Obi Wan’s weird blue glow). As I covered here , when AMD officials began to publicly urge developers to steer away from its Mantle API in favor of DirectX12 and the next iteration of OpenGL called Vulkan, it didn’t take long to declare Mantle dead.

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Mantle is a Vulkan: AMD’s dead graphics API rises from the ashes in OpenGL’s successor

6 Mar 2015

Samsung to dial back blistering pace of smartwatch releases

Author: FQJLesliecz | Filed under: News

After debuting no fewer than six new watches in the last year, Samsung is hitting the pause button on new releases, according to a Wall Street Journal report . Not coincidentally, it’s doing so at the same time as a certain Cupertino company launches its own smartwatch

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Samsung to dial back blistering pace of smartwatch releases