Exciting news for photo fans this week, as photo-sharing site Pinterest will be revealing newly redesigned profiles. Speaking at today's South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann stated: "I'm so excited about it. We wanted to make it more beautiful... To make your profile different in kind than the profile you have on Facebook."
A domain registrar has confirmed rumours and statements from The Pirate bay (TPB) blog that a new investigation is underway against the founders of the infamous torrent search site. TPB has gone through several changes in recent months in an effort to keep itself open, managing to stay one step ahead of authorities. It changed the domain name to a .se, located multiple backup servers around the world and went as far as removing all torrents in favour of magnet links.
Microsoft issued a security update which could allow an attacker to "send a sequence of specially crafted RDP packets to an affected system". According to Microsoft, the vulnerability, which is classified as Critical, affects users of Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 as well as Windows Server 2003 & 2008 and comes as an unpatched glitch in the Remote Desktop Protocol.
US shopping giant Walmart could be set to buy up the troubled video game retailer GAME if rumours are to be believed. Walmart already has a strong foothold in the UK with its low cost supermarket chain Asda, so acquiring GAME would allow it to expand not only its British based business line but potentially extend it throughout Europe and Australia.
The BBC's iPlayer could be set for Xbox inclusion as of next week if circulating rumours about the service are to be believed. While Microsoft is of course stating that it does not comment on rumours, Eurogamer seems quite sure that this is to be the case. According to the site, there were early rumblings of the catch-up service being added to the Xbox Live experience before, but due to issues with the Xbox Live Gold accounts technically making the iPlayer a paid for service, it has taken longer than expected.