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In Paranoia, the new movie starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth and Amber Heard, the world of high tech corporate espionage comes alive on the silver screen. The thriller pits Ford against Oldman in a tale of treachery and deceit involving very high stakes and a dangerous game between rival companies. Movie fans will have the chance to see the two veteran actors battle each other once again (they last met up with one another in 1997’s Air Force…
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 00:00

YouTube Enters Subscription Music Market

YouTube, already the most widely used on-demand music service on the planet, is now preparing to go a step further in dominating the way we access our favorite jams and the videos that go with them. YouTube plans to introduce its new paid subscription service before the end of 2103. The service is designed for use on mobile devices, and will give users access to commercial-free music and videos with the option of creating playlists and storing the content on…
Friday, 29 November 2013 00:00

Phone App Industry Still Expanding

The global market for smartphones and tablets seems to show no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and with the enormous popularity and advances in the capabilities of these devices, the phone application industry continues to see continued growth and innovation as well. Global phone app sales hit a staggering $18 billion last year and there were more than 63 billion apps downloaded in total. 57.3 billion were free apps and 6.6 billion were paid apps. These figures come from…
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00

Facebook: Safe for Kids?

As social media sites become more and more popular with teens, many experts (as well as parents) have begun to question the safety of their use by young people. Facebook, in particular, has come under renewed scrutiny and criticism due to the recent changes in their privacy policies. Until now, kids under 17 were unable to share updates and status postings with the general public, but Facebook has just announced that they will reverse their policy regarding “Followers” while also…
Friday, 15 November 2013 00:00

Scentee App: The Smell of Success?

In the world of smartphone applications, innovation is key, and if there is one thing you can say about the new app called Scentee which is about to be released by a Japanese tech firm - it is most certainly innovative, if not downright bizarre.Picture this - you’re sitting at your office desk and suddenly the scent of beef ribs comes wafting into your nostrils. Does it mean that your colleague has brought in a takeaway lunch box from the…