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Car Security System By Intel

Now a days car theft is everyone’s problem. When people come back from work or home to their parked cars, they find their car hit by something or damaged. In some cases they don’t even find their car parked there at all.

Intel has heard the cries of such victims. Intel has come up with a Car Security System which involves an application which notifies the driver of the car if something has hit the car with sufficient force, or even if someone is trying to steal the car.

Ubuntu One Raises Free Cloud Storage To 5GB

If you’ve enjoyed Linux products in the past, you will enjoy this. To celebrate Unbuntu One’s 1 million users, they have announced this week that it will increase the free capacity of Ubuntu’s online cloud storage system from 2GB to 5GB.

Yup, that’s right, you heard it here, your space is about to grow over 100%. You can claim your new storage limit directly from the Ubuntu One Free website, or simply sign up for an account.

eBay Gets Aggressive With Social Strategy

Looks like eBay is head to toes in their new e-commerce project, X.Commerce. That’s why eBay has now procured the two leading platforms in the e-commerce industry, Magento and GSI Commerce.

Paypal which is now a subsidiary of eBay, earlier this year merged their programming interface and developers with that of eBay for a joint venture, X.Commerce. X Commerce is a cloud based toolkit that allows businesses to innovate the e-commerce industry.

Alibaba To Launch Mobile Operating System

Alibaba is one of the E-commerce leading companies of China. The company recently announced in Shanghai that it is planning to launch a mobile operating system; which means, the company will be joining the two colossal OS industries i.e. Google and Apple.

Alibaba is also going to roll out its first smartphone next week in Beijing.

The Breakdown On Music Streaming Service, Spotify

Spotify is a huge music streaming service that just launched here in the U.S. after much success abroad. The music is composed of underground and mainstream labels and brings the best of both worlds.

It differs from Pandora (Internet Radio Station) in a number of ways. Firstly, you can freely search for a song out of a database of 15 million tracks, rather than randomly listen and hope for a song you like to pop up, as how Pandora currently works.

Meet UpSling, A Revolutionary Contact Manager App

Ever find it frustrating when you’re trying to get someone’s number in a rush but just don’t have time to grab all the details? Picture this, you’ve just met someone on the subway and you quickly try to exchange details just before they get off on the next stop.

Do you hate having to worry if you missed getting their full number? Did they forget to include an area code, or have a confusing e-mail address? With UpSling, from Deliri Inc, you no longer have to worry about getting the details.

Security Firm CloudFlare Raises $20 Million In Funding

A web security startup, dubbed CloudFlare has just raised $20 million in series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates. The San Francisco startup plans on using the money to hire more manpower and fuel its infrastructure.

If you’ve never heard of CloudFlare before, it’s basically a cloud-based software program that helps protect websites from vicious attacks such as DoS (Denial of Service) and other types of cyber attacks.

Intel Cloud In A Box – World’s Smallest Cloud Data Center

Billing it as “the world’s smallest data center”, Intel’s cloud technology demonstrator is basically two 1U servers in a package that fits into a common rolling suitcase.

Designed to show that Intel is already powering the cloud with its Xeon processors, the technology demonstration is also meant to highlight Intel’s other efforts to bring their Cloud 2015 vision to reality.

Best Buy Prepares To Launch Cloud Music Service

Best Buy is getting ready to officially launch its own Music Cloud service, which aims to compete against Amazon’s Cloud Player, Google Music, and Apple’s iCloud. With the new music service, users can stream their favorite tunes to multiple devices.

Music can be streamed to desktop computers, phones, tablets, you name it. Users can also save songs locally to devices for offline play which is expected to be a popular feature with high data prices from select carriers *cough* AT&T *cough*.

Dropbox- 25 Million Accounts Left Unprotected

We’ve covered Dropbox a number of times, from the critical flaw discovered to Dropbox employees having access to your files, there’s no question that Dropbox is a bit of a sketchy place to trust cloud storage.

Well, it seems like the cloud-storage system continues to have major security issues. Dropbox “accidentally” turned off password authentication for 25 million users for four hours on Monday evening. Of the unprotected accounts, about 100,000 were accessed, or less than 1% of total affected accounts.