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Everyone likes it when prices fall, right? But there may be a point when flash memory gets too cheap for its own good.
 
See the latest live reports and photos from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
 
Lenovo on Sunday announced its first smart TV that will recognize voice commands and run Android 4.0 applications, getting a jump over Apple's rumored pursuit of TVs with advanced features.
 
Acer on Sunday became one of the first PC makers to show a laptop with Intel's upcoming Core processor code-named Ivy Bridge, which will deliver better appplication and graphics performance than current Core processors.
 
Acer kicked off CES on Sunday by previewing a free cloud service for storing images and other documents online, and showing a novel ultrabook that hides its I/O ports in a hidden pop-up section at the back.
 
Lenovo on Sunday announced the 10-inch IdeaTab K2 gaming and multimedia tablet, which has a quad-core ARM processor and a premium IPS display like the one found on Apple's iPad.
 
It recent weeks its come to light that there is websites that have been selling off xbox live accounts, of coarse "hacked" accounts these are. Few weeks ago a 23yo women noticed extra charges on her account, after hours on the phone to Microsoft they finally stopped the account but not before she lost $215.


 

Hacked memo leaked: Apple, Nokia, RIM supply backdoors for gov't intercept?
Computerworld (blog)
And some of those smoking guns allegedly point to former CIA, US law enforcement and Intelligence, at least according to an interview on InfoSec Island with Yama Tough — who was one of the hackers allegedly involved in the breach. ...

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On An 18-year-old man from northern Israel was arrested on Sunday morning on suspicion of using credit card numbers published by 0xOmar, Polie state the man had spent money from vaious different cards to by goods offline which he was awaiting.


 
Since 2007, the ZeuS Trojan has infected almost 4 million computers in the United States alone. It can collect data on forms and documents, take screen shots, steal passwords, and give remote access to the host computer.


 
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