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US hacked into North Korea’s cyber network

  • 20/01/2015 at 23:53 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

NSA Spy ViewIn news that will shock no one, it has been revealed that not only did the National Security Agency hack into North Korea’s cyber networks long before the Sony hack, but it was this action that led to the proof that the country were behind the leak.

According to a recently released document, and confirmed by anonymous officials, the NSA hacked through China’s security networks powering North Korea’s internet back in 2010.

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Deutsche Telekom urges Germany to adopt own Internet following NSA scandal

  • 25/10/2013 at 17:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Deutsche TelekomAfter another cable leak from Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA had tapped the phones of thirty-five world leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s private mobile phone, Deutsche Telekom is calling for a German-only internet.

Though the company is urging the country to restrict internet usage to within the country’s own limits and filter out non-local traffic, other companies have already spoken out against it. Not only would that require rival companies to share access to their networks, but the internet has become so globalized that it would be an incredibly difficult feat to achieve.

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Android takes 51.8% of the U.S. Smartphone Market

Android Eating an AppleWhile there are multiple manufacturers of Android devices it’s officially a clear cut case that Android now holds the vast majority of the smart phone market in the United States.

With over 51% of the market share Android, the little mobile OS that could, now is on more handsets then every other mobile OS that is available combined – including the once mighty iOS.

Apple has been losing ground to Google all year in the United States as Google’s devices have been spreading to more of the populace. iOS itself has fallen to having over 1/3rd of the market which is still a respectable number, though not the dominant force that it once was.

The real question though is iOS losing numbers to Android or is Android growing to new smart phone users? The answer is actually a little bit of both though most of the newer Android owners are first time smart phone buyers and not conversions.

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