Google and Yahoo are said to be outraged after finding out about allegations that the National Security Agency has secretly been spying on their Internet data, including American emails, based on documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
"We have long been concerned about the possibility of this kind of snooping, which is why we have continued to extend encryption across more and more Google services and links, especially the links in the slide. We do not provide any government, including the U.S. government, with access to our systems," said David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer in a statement to The Washington Post, on Wednesday.
"We are outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone to intercept data from our private fiber networks, and it underscores the need for urgent reform," he added. more >>
Remember when this was the coolest thing a young teen could get their hands on? See below for some of the best Christian-themed games from the 1990s on the Nintendo.
1. Spiritual Warfare more >>
The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet release date was finally confirmed by Samsung earlier this week. The company will officially launch the tablet on Nov. 10 and will offer it at a price of $229.99 just in time for the holidays.
The tablet is basically the same as the Galaxy Tab 7.0 in terms of specs, however, it features a different exterior design that is aimed more towards children. It will also come with some kid friendly software.
The device will feature "kid's mode" that has its own UI making it easier to use for kids and keeps them from changing important settings or accessing content that they should not be able get to. It also comes with many pre-loaded games such as Fruit Ninja, Where's My Perry, Kids Planet Discovery and more. more >>
Sonic the Hedgehog shows off his speed in a new commercial for Sonic's Lost World where he is actually setting the city ablaze with streaks of fire from his running sneakers.
"The new Sonic Lost World USA Commercial showing off Sonic's 'Smoking' New Moves!" the trailer description reads as the footage shows Sonic stomping out a fire he created while standing on the side of a building.
Microsoft has released perhaps its best trailer for the Xbox One after receiving extensive criticism for previous commercials.
In the new commercial released yesterday, "Xbox One: Invitation," the central theme is simple; invite the public to give this next-gen console a shot.
The trailer features various shots from different games with the main characters waving over passerbys to enter into the Xbox One and join them. more >>
A new image of what could be a press render of the Nexus 10 2 tablet surfaced on the internet earlier this week.
The picture was sent to tech blog Phone Arena and shows a re-designed 10-inch Google tablet with a more squared design and thinner bezels. Similar images were leaked prior to the Nexus 10 launch so this new render could be legitimate, according to IB Times. The original Nexus 10 featured a much more rounded design with thicker bezels.
The new image also reveals that the next-gen Nexus will closely resemble the iPad Air, which made its official debut earlier this week and features an extremely thin frame making it easy to hold and carry. more >>