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Techie News | April 18, 2014

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AboutRavi Mandalia, Author at Techie News

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi is the founder of Parity Media and currently acting as an editor of TechieNews. He is a technology enthusiast with keen interest in information security. Ravi has over 6 years of experience and has been actively involved in editorial groups of many US and UK based news portals.

Posts By Ravi Mandalia

Affordable Nokia X gets price cuts in India

April 18, 2014 |

Nokia has reduced the pricing of its Android powered Nokia X smartphone by Rs. 900 (~£10) in a bid to boost sales in one of its largest markets.

Nokia X was launched in India at Rs. 8,599 (£90) placing it … Read More

Zynga outs FarmVille 2: Country Escape for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

April 17, 2014 |

Zynga has released a new version of its popular farming title FarmVille and has aptly named it FarmVille 2: Country Escape.

Zyanga’s ‘new chapter of FarmVille on the go’ will effectively allow users to experience farming not only through Facebook, … Read More

Microsoft Security Essentials error stutters Windows XP systems

April 17, 2014 |

A bad Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) update may have the primary reason behind hamstrung and slow Windows XP systems, new user reports indicate.

Users started reporting yesterday that their Windows XP systems were crashing after an MsMpEng.exe application error. The … Read More

Streaming bug infects Sky Go, BBC iPlayer resulting into mass outage

April 17, 2014 |

After multiple Sky Go and BBC iPlayer users complained about their inability to stream shows through the app, both BBC and Sky have confirmed that they are investigating the issue.

The outage is seemingly limited to iOS users of the … Read More


Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptsy pauses trading

April 17, 2014 | 1

Users of Cryptsy, the cryptocurrency exchange, which allows for trading of over 100 different types of cryptocurrencies has been having troubles since a few hours following which trading has been suspended for maintenance.

According to reports, user started noticing negative … Read More

IBM offers virtual server recovery service via SoftLayer

April 17, 2014 |

IBM has rolled out a disaster recovery service via its SoftLayer unit using which users can recover their workloads running on Linux, Windows, or IBM’s AIX “in a matter of minutes”.

The service has been named Cloud Virtualized Server Recovery … Read More

GAME shuttering its London Xbox store by April end

April 17, 2014 |

GAME is reportedly shuttering its Xbox store in London after just 10 months claiming that it was a short-term experiment that yielded great results.

In a statement to MCV Dave Howard, GAME stores director, said, “The short-term contract location for … Read More

Samsung releases ChatON for all major mobile platforms

April 16, 2014 |

Samsung has released its ChatOn instant messaging app for all major mobile platforms including iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android today at an event in India.

With the release of ChatON version 3.5 the messaging app is now not only … Read More

Hackers steal records of 480,000 Harley patients; try to blackmail plastic surgery clinic

April 16, 2014 |

Hackers have hit a UK-based plastic surgery clinic – Harley Medical Group – and made away with personal information of over 480,000 patients and even tried to blackmail the company in a bid to extort money.

According to a letter … Read More

ThetaRay: ‘Gloomy forecast is that Heartbleed will live on’

April 16, 2014 |

ThetaRay explains what is Heartbleed, what is its impact, what is OpenSSL, damage control, remediation and its alternatives.

The recent discovery of a serious unknown vulnerability in OpenSLL has launched the world into a whirlwind of information security guesswork. What … Read More

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